Deadman Wonderland

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Synonyms: DEADMAN WONDERLAND
Japanese: デッドマン・ワンダーランド
English: Deadman Wonderland
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 17, 2011 to Jul 3, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Manglobe
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, HorrorHorror, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: GoreGore, High Stakes GameHigh Stakes Game, SurvivalSurvival
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.161 (scored by 655952655,952 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #32882
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #101
Members: 1,177,309
Favorites: 6,559

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Synopsis

It looked like it would be a normal day for Ganta Igarashi and his classmates—they were preparing to go on a class field trip to a certain prison amusement park called Deadman Wonderland, where the convicts perform dangerous acts for the onlookers' amusement. However, Ganta's life is quickly turned upside down when his whole class gets massacred by a mysterious man in red. Framed for the incident and sentenced to death, Ganta is sent to the very jail he was supposed to visit.

But Ganta's nightmare is only just beginning.

The young protagonist is thrown into a world of sadistic inmates and enigmatic powers, to live in constant fear of the lethal collar placed around his neck that is slowed only by winning in the prison's deathly games. Ganta must bet his life to survive in a ruthless place where it isn't always easy to tell friend from foe, all while trying to find the mysterious "Red Man" and clear his name, in Deadman Wonderland.

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Background

Deadman Wonderland adapts the first 5 volumes of Kazuma Kondou's and Jinsei Kataoka's manga series of the same name. Some characters from the manga were not featured in the anime, notably the then minor character Azami Midou and the gay crossdressing character Masaru Sukegawa.

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Aug 6, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Strange things can happen to a person when they're in prison so the general rules of thumb are to keep a low profile, stay out of the way of other people, and avoid dropping the soap in the shower. For the inmates of Japan's only privately owned prison (which for some reason is run as a theme park and is built on Ground Zero of the Great Tokyo Earthquake), the ablutive antics of their fellow "guests" are the least of their worries, especially when the warden takes the term "punishment game" to a whole new level. The stage is set. The "Running Man" style collars ...
Dec 24, 2011
There was a trend back in the Good Old Days of anime (as in you only thought they were Good because you weren't Old enough to know any better) of hyper violent OVAs. Deadman Wonderland feels like a tread back to those days. It has the over-exaggerated violence, the ridiculous amounts of blood, the awkwardly crowbarred in sexiness and, most noticeably of all, it’s utterly shit.

Time has changed a few little aspects though. The OVA market of old has turned into the late night 12 episode anime series of today. This means it has more space to tell a coherent and fulfilling story, a capability ...
Jul 9, 2011
I'm writing this review because a lot of the current reviews are complaining about the story being to short and some characters not getting enough screen time. Obviously, not everything is going to be resolved at the end of the anime because the manga has 45 chapters and the anime is only 12 episodes. That being said, I think the anime did a pretty good job in adapting the manga and you should read the manga after (or before) watching the anime.

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As you know, Deadman Wonderland is about Ganta, a boy who is framed for the murder of his friends and sent ...

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