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Tenshi Kinryouku


Alternative Titles

English: Angel Sanctuary
Japanese: 天使禁猟区

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 25, 2000 to Aug 25, 2000
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Hal Film Maker
Source: Manga
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.451 (scored by 22,094 users)
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Ranked: #55282
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1498
Members: 36,811
Favorites: 188
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Synopsis

Setsuna Mudo is a college freshman, just trying to get by without running afoul of his bullying seniors. It doesn't help that he's in love with his sister, Sara, who only sees him once a month. But there's more to his life than just keeping his head down.

Setsuna is ambushed by mysterious beings, angels, and demons, all professing to know his true destiny. The angels say he is the reincarnation of their leader Alexiel, while the demons claim he led them to war against God himself.

As Setsuna struggles with his identity in such strange times, the eternal conflict between Heaven and Hell threatens to reignite. Will he be prepared when it does?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mudo, Setsuna
Mudo, Setsuna
Main
Nojima, Kenji
Japanese
Nojima, Kenji
Kurai
Kurai
Main
Miyamura, Yuko
Japanese
Miyamura, Yuko
Mudo, Sara
Mudo, Sara
Main
Kawasumi, Ayako
Japanese
Kawasumi, Ayako
Kira, Sakuya
Kira, Sakuya
Supporting
Koyasu, Takehito
Japanese
Koyasu, Takehito

Staff

Sayama, Kiyoko
Sayama, Kiyoko
Director, Storyboard
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Sound Director
Yuki, Kaori
Yuki, Kaori
Original Creator
Watanabe, Akio
Watanabe, Akio
Key Animation


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"Messiah" by Yula Yayoi (ep 1)

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"Knife of Romance" by Φ




More reviewsReviews

TrenchKamen
Jul 26, 2008
I take this opportunity to advocate that you go read the manga before you try this OVA. The manga is light years beyond this drek in terms of... well, pretty much everything.

Needless to say this OVA does NOT do the manga any justice. Some of the animation sequences are pretty, but beyond that, this just sucks. The characters come off flat and obnoxious, and the story seems pointless and haphazard--there is no tension, and it feels like there are no stakes. This does not feel like a semi-Apocalyptic war between the forces of Heaven and Hell. It feels like... well... like every other bad pseudo-Biblical read more
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iamjoe
Oct 25, 2008
Great, another incestuous gay demon supernatural bishounen bishoujo anime. I find myself being redundant if I say 'another stupid anime made from a sub-par manga'.

First off, the story is awful and had some of the worst plot I ever saw. It basically follows one guy perving on his younger sister and then angels trying to destroy the earth since the demons are ironically the good guys.

It pretty much goes like this:

Boy: I wanna bone my sister!!

Sister: I'm pointless!

Demons: AH, ANGELS!! OMGWTF!

The art was terrible--it looked like every character tripped and fell into Liberace's closet because their colour coordination in their clothes and hair read more
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mistress_reebi
Jul 30, 2007
Angels are God's messengers that protect humans from danger because they are the good guys. Wrong! Unlike most stories, the bad guys (the daemons) are the good guys in Angel Sanctuary. Some viewers may find this OVA offensive and sacriligious; however, it isn't an insult on Christianity. It's a fictional story reversing the roles for once and isn't meant to be persecuting Christianity; just showing the other side of the coin. There are far more films and television shows using crude humour towards Christianity in North America, which are a million times more offensive than Angel Sanctuary. Putting that aside, the mood for Angel Sanctuary read more
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VladWolfsbane
Aug 9, 2016
I know I've overrated this anime, but for me Angel Sanctuary harbors memories I hold close to my heart.
This review was originally written in the diary of a young warrior who is no longer among us. Accused of committing high treason he was exiled from the country, but he was given a choice, either that or just watch Angel Sanctuary 100 times over and write a detailed essay on it. Unaware of the danger that lay before him he went with option B......The poor soul was found hanging in his lockup the following day.

Not to brag, but I am far superior to him for I read more
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