Hell's Paradise

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Synonyms: Paradition, Heavenhell
Japanese: 地獄楽
English: Hell's Paradise
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2023 to Jul 1, 2023
Premiered: Spring 2023
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:00 (JST)
Producers: Twin Engine
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Themes: GoreGore, HistoricalHistorical, SamuraiSamurai
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.121 (scored by 333873333,873 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4602
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #320
Members: 645,986
Favorites: 7,304

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Sentenced to death, ninja Gabimaru the Hollow finds himself apathetic. After leading a blood-soaked life, Gabimaru believes he deserves to die. However, every attempt to execute him inexplicably fails. Finally, Sagiri Yamada Asaemon, a fledgling member of a famed executioner clan, is asked to take Gabimaru's life; yet Sagiri makes no move to kill him as requested.

Insisting that Gabimaru will not die because of his love for his wife, Sagiri instead offers him the chance to obtain a full pardon for his crimes. If he can travel to the island of Shinsekyo and obtain the Elixir of Life—which supposedly grants immortality—and bring it back for the shogun, then his freedom will be assured.

But of the many who have traveled to Shinsekyo in search of the mythical Elixir, not a single person has returned sound of mind, if at all. Though unaware of the numerous dangers ahead, Gabimaru decides to accept the offer—alongside ten other death row convicts—in hope that he and his wife may finally live in peace.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kawagoe, Wataru
Producer, Production Manager, Production Assistant
Ishii, Nozomi
Makita, Kaori
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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"W●RK" by millennium parade and Sheena Ringo

Ending Theme

"紙一重" by Uru


Feb 15, 2024
Jigokuraku is one of the best anime of its season, and possibly one of the most intriguing and interesting one ever.

The first season was interesting enough to make me buy the first manga volume (for the art and for the sake of collection).

While most anime are your cookie cutter simplistic hero vs villain story, whether using an isekai world or not, Jigokuraku is anything but generic. It approaches the human condition and touches on topics that are far more mature than the audience shonen anime is intended for.

Jigokuraku explores the human condition whether it is fear, acceptance, sacrifice, lies and deception, strength and weakness ...
Jan 8, 2024
Mixed Feelings
The action and animation are good as you would expect any Mappa production to be, and the opening is really something else. It takes a really long time to feel any investment in any of the characters, however. A lot of the characters get killed off before we can get any real attachment to them. Yuzuriha is probably my favorite character, and Gabimaru is not the most interesting protagonist. So far, I am kind of ambivalent to the setting and the antagonists. They are different, but they don't really keep my attention. This show also really leans into showing gore during the fights. The power ...
Oct 31, 2023
Obnoxious, boring, generic; that's how I'd succinctly summarise Hell's Paradise. But since there is a word count minimum limit, allow me to break it down for you.

-The MC is Gabimaru, he has a wife and he is hallow, that's all you need to know.
-The female characters, for the first 10 episodes (aka the whole damn show practically) can be put in two categories: Fanserverice or damsel in distress. Sagiri and Yuzuriha manage to get their shit together in the last 2 episodes though.
-The male characters are very basic shonen tropes; you've got the man-child, the oresama, the sus brothers, the white haired teacher ...

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