Asura Cryin'

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Asura Kurain
Japanese: アスラクライン


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2009 to Jun 25, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2009
Broadcast: Thursdays at 08:00 (JST)
Licensors: Maiden Japan
Studios: Seven Arcs
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: HaremHarem, MechaMecha, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.891 (scored by 4745247,452 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #47192
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2084
Members: 102,416
Favorites: 174

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Episodes: /13


Natsume Tomoharu is a normal high-school student in every way with one exception: he's being followed by the ghost of his best friend, Misao.

After moving into his brother's old house, Tomoharu expects to continue living his normal life but is one day left with a mysterious and locked briefcase without any instruction. At first he plans to leave it in storage; however, his house is soon invaded by multiple groups of people after the briefcase. Although still not knowing the purpose of the briefcase, Tomoharu and Misao attempt to escape with it.

From there on, Tomoharu tries to learn the secrets behind the briefcase, the connections between it and Misao, and why it has the power to change the world.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kusakawa, Keizou
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director


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Ending Theme

"Link" by angela


Oct 11, 2015
The first season is a decent setup for the better second season. It's an enjoyable anime overall but it does have some shortcomings.

There are some parts of the story that they went out of their way to make viewers realize what's going on. They pushed so hard that they made the main character seem dim witted and unable to do simple guess work. I'm not sure why they did this but it did take away from the story for me.

Repetition. Get used to it. They use it a lot to fill some episodes to stretch them out to meet their ...
Nov 1, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Asura Cryin is a series that seems to be about ghosts... but then turns into a story about mechs and humanoid demons. It is a combination of comedy/mystery/action/mech. I originally jumped on this series due to some fairly interesting teasers and good OP/ED. However, the series seems to hide everything from the viewer to the extent that I ended up confused after each episode. The character development seems half-hearted and the story, though eventually interesting, is cryptic for the majority of the show. If you have a short patience, this isn't your show.

The animation quality is fairly good throughout. Colors are vivid, effects are of ...
Apr 7, 2023
NOTICE: This review covers both seasons of this title.

It’s a light novel adaptation so TADAAA you already know it is trash material for people with low expectations. It tries to be spooky at times, only to end up sounding as such: Thunders and spells and dramatic set up, and zooming to a wizard using magic speels full of weird lingo. In the name of God’s blissful existence I command you to… Oh! I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to grab your boobs! Really! And my Johnny magically appeared between them! I’m sorry for being a normal teenager; I’m terribly sorry! Well thanks for killing the mood ...

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