Blue Reflection Ray

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English: Blue Reflection Ray
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 10, 2021 to Sep 25, 2021
Premiered: Spring 2021
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:55 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Game
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.781 (scored by 54015,401 users)
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Ranked: #98762
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Popularity: #3808
Members: 24,925
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Individual pieces of human emotion usually take form as flowers known as "Fragments." The select few who possess strong enough Fragments can become "Reflectors," beings who equip specialized rings that allow them to connect their thoughts, memories, and emotions to those whose feelings waver. There are two types of Reflectors—those who wear blue rings to protect those falling into depravity by preserving their Fragments, and those who wear red rings to prevent negative emotions by stealing the Fragments of those who begin to develop severe woe.

Despite wanting to socialize with people around her, transfer student Ruka Hanari's shy and introverted personality always gets in her way. In a chance encounter, however, she bumps into a woman who happens to drop a blue ring as she hurries away. Unable to return it, Ruka brings it back with her to her dorm. There, she meets the outgoing Hiori Hirahara, who also has a blue ring. They find themselves in several conflicts against red Reflectors, slowly realizing the true power of the rings that they hold.

Now striving to become Reflectors themselves, Ruka and Hiori must learn to work together and become stronger so that they can save not only the people around them, but also themselves from the emotions that hold them back.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yoshida, Risako
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Sokuza, Makoto
Episode Director
Hatano, Kouhei
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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1: "DiViNE" by EXiNA
2: "Atok (アトック)" by Eir Aoi

Ending Theme

1: "Saishin (最深)" by ACCAMER
2: "fluoresce" by ACCAMER

Sep 24, 2021
VentusBrawler (All reviews)
Blue Reflection Ray is an anime spinoff for the PS4/PC game Blue Reflection released in 2017. From my understanding none of the main characters (Yuzu and Lime are recurring side characters) and plot points carry over from the game, so it definitely qualifies as a spinoff that uses the concepts from the in-game universe but nothing else. So it should be fine watching this without playing the game. Disclaimer that I actually haven't played Blue Reflection, so someone who actually has can correct me on this because their opinion will be more valid than mine.

Getting into reviewing the actual anime, you have already probably read more
Sep 24, 2021
KANLen09 (All reviews)
You know what I hate about game adaptations? It's not the final product that's the anime itself, but the production staff, or more precisely anybody who has the cheek to say that they can prolong these works to something like a 2-cour show (meaning 24 to 26 episodes). Please Japan, even if you won't listen to the Western fans that we absolutely DO NOT NEED shows like this, at least please consider that making a show is not cheap at all, and you can make-do with another show that will serve your budget better and have a better audience reach.

I've never even heard of Blue read more
Sep 24, 2021
AnimeEnjoyer420 (All reviews)
Recommendation: A strong mahou shoujo series if you can get past the terrible animation. The anime is standalone, it's neither an adaptation nor a sequel to the video game Blue Reflection, and features only a handful of characters from the game.

Story: A pair of magical girls called Reflectors, Ruka and Hiori, fight to protect other girls from a group of predatory Reflectors that try to steal their Fragments (analogous to a person's emotions or soul, they become emotionally dead and zombie like, and later fall into a coma without it). The story takes some wild turns (which I won't spoil) building off that read more
Sep 25, 2021
SanaeK10 (All reviews)
I do feel that this show has gotten kinda of a bad rap, especially by people who write 1/10 reviews for attention and publish them the moment a show ends in Japan before subs are even out. But Blue Reflection Ray has been a rather captivating, if flawed experience that actually made me interested in the greater franchise.

Full disclosure, I never played the original game, and without knowing the show is actually a sequel to the game's events and it fully expecting you to understand the plot of the first game, I didn't have a good time the first time through. After reading and watching read more

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