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Japanese: エクセプション


Type: ONA
Episodes: 8
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 13, 2022
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Bakken Record, 5 Inc.
Source: Original
Genre: Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: SpaceSpace
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.411 (scored by 15521,552 users)
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Ranked: #71932
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Popularity: #6913
Members: 6,949
Favorites: 13

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In the distant future, human beings have been forced to leave earth and migrate to another galaxy. An advanced team of spacecraft arrives at a planet that is to be terraformed. Each member of the team is output by a biological 3D printer.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Honda, Makoto
Satou, Yuuzou
Script, Original Creator
Amano, Yoshitaka
Original Character Design


Opening Theme

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"Opening for "Exception"" by Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ending Theme

"Ending for "Exception"" by Ryuichi Sakamoto

Oct 13, 2022
Animation's framerate is not high so watching it on 1.5 speed really helps show to be enjoyable.
There are multiple science-fiction genres in this show.
Biotechnology and neuroscience is super advanced, space travel and physics are also advanced. Has is own unique atmosphere.
Each character has differences and unique principle.
There is also one more thing which is too important; printing weapons is forbidden besides they do not want to solve their problem with complete violence. But you will see progression of how and when they decided to switch to brute force. Storyline was good and immersive. It was not cliche. However ending was not unique.
Oct 14, 2022
I ended up watching this on a whim just seeing a picture pop up of a new show. It's pretty short at only 8 episodes, so I found this to be a nice off-hand pick. I went in with no expectations and came out feeling worth the time I spent watching it.

Art & Design - So everyone picks on 3D animation (myself included) but I enjoyed this one a lot. The chosen art style (which I love) really fits the 3D style, so I got used to it pretty quickly and it felt unique enough to warrant me noticing and enjoying the style. (Though sometimes ...
Oct 15, 2022
Underrated, probably by people who watch the isekais where 9/10 mcs have basically the same personally, face, same story and animation is copy pasta and think thats better than this. The truth is this show is solid 7-8.

Art is unique but far cry from being bad, want to see whats actually bad? Take a look at Berserk. The artstyle here reminds lf mix between Land of lustrous and low budget Arcane so of course it could have been better but its not unpleasant to watch.

Story is quite decent with some interesting albeit a bit predictable plot twists. Its complete. A solid complete story for ...

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Recent News

'Exception' Reveals Main Cast, Additional Staff, First Trailer, October 13 Premiere

'Exception' Reveals Main Cast, Additional Staff, First Trailer, October 13 Premiere

Netflix Japan revealed the main cast, music composer, key visual (pictured above), and its first trailer for the original anime Exception on Tuesday. The anime is s...read more

Netflix Announces 'Exception' Original Anime Series

Netflix Announces 'Exception' Original Anime Series

Global streaming platform Netflix announced a new original anime series titled Exception during the fourth day of the Netflix Geeked event on Thursday. The event al...read more

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Poll: Exception Episode 2 Discussion
HagePotPotato - Oct 27, 2022
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Oct 31, 2022 9:04 PM
It’s time to ditch the text file.
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