Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru

The Betrayal Knows My Name

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Synonyms: Uraboku
Japanese: 裏切りは僕の名前を知っている
English: The Betrayal Knows My Name
German: The Betrayal Knows My Name
French: The Betrayal Knows My Name
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 2010 to Sep 20, 2010
Premiered: Spring 2010
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, Boys LoveBoys Love, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: ReincarnationReincarnation
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.221 (scored by 3672836,728 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #29112
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1894
Members: 95,186
Favorites: 957

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Growing up as an orphan, Yuki Sakurai questions his reason for living and ability to see a person's painful memory by simply touching them. After receiving anonymous notes telling him to die, Yuki is unable to shake off the nagging feeling forming inside of him. Unbeknownst to him, he is being watched, both by people who want to harm him and those who want to protect him.

One foggy night, Yuki's life is saved by a beautiful man with silver eyes and jet black hair—a man he has never met before yet seems familiar. With the arrival of this mysterious stranger, Yuki's forgotten past has been awakened and the purpose of his existence has appeared before him.

Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru tells the story of a teenage boy as he discovers who he is and where he comes from—all while making friends, experiencing betrayal, and slowly piecing together the puzzle of his past.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Sakurabi, Katsushi
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Takashima, Daisuke
Episode Director
Arai, Nobuhiro
Episode Director, Key Animation, 2nd Key Animation


Opening Theme

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1: "Uragiri no Nai Sekai Made (裏切りのない世界まで)" by Rayflower (eps 1-14)
2: "Inishie (イニシエ)" by Rayflower (eps 15-24)

Ending Theme

1: "Aoi Ito (蒼い糸)" by Rayflower (eps 1-14)
2: "Kizuna (絆)" by Rayflower (eps 15-24)

Sep 19, 2010
Mixed Feelings
This is a bishounen anime. It's a showcase of gorgeous guys. It has very pretty animation--lots of the outdoor scenes have a rich, glowing atmosphere, characters live in ornamented rooms, and everyone has detailed hair and eyes that glow like gems. But the eye-candy factor is really the only positive thing about this anime. It's the only reason I didn't give it a lower rating, which it honestly deserves.

I don't mean to offend, but probably the only viewers that would actually enjoy this show are angsty teen girls who need some affirmation. Because the side characters spend most ...
Aug 23, 2010
The Zweilt Guardians are a bunch of hot males, plus one female, who have supernatural powers. Their purpose is to defeat these powerful, sexy demons called Duras who wish to destroy mankind. The innocent and oblivious main protagonist, Yuki, is approached by the Zweilts because he is their light and hope in this never-ending battle. Granted, this is just your basic good vs. evil story with pretty boys on the screen, but this by all means ISN'T a bad anime.


Uraboku gets off to a serious start, delving into heavy subject matter such as: orphans, troubled pasts, parental abuse, death threats, and world destruction. ...
Nov 19, 2011
It seems Uragiri creators got their hands on some list of ingredients absolutely necessary to make an anime:
bishounen – yes;
shounen-ai – yes;
teen fighters – yes;
magic – yes;
reincarnation – yes;
not so Ordinary High School Student with superpowers – yes;
sexy demon aka loyal servant – yes;
kawaii animal with a forehead gem – yes;
flowing cloaks, crosses, chains and other clanking metal things – in abundance;

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