Black★Rock Shooter (OVA)

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Synonyms: BRS OVA
Japanese: ブラック★ロックシューター


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 24, 2010
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Ordet
Source: Other
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Themes: SchoolSchool, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 52 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.091 (scored by 106938106,938 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #37912
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1369
Members: 175,456
Favorites: 804

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On her first day of junior high school, Mato Kuroi meets Yomi Takanashi. Though Yomi is initially taken aback by Mato's straightforward personality, the pair quickly becomes friends and begin to spend time together daily. As a sign of their friendship, Mato gives Yomi a cell phone charm—a blue star, identical to her own.

However, when the two enter their second year, their relationship starts to change. Placed in a different class, Mato begins to spend more time with Yuu Koutari instead, a girl she met through the basketball team. In fact, the former best friends drift apart so much so that Mato cannot find Yomi anywhere, as if she had disappeared entirely.

Elsewhere, Black★Rock Shooter is on a quest to vanquish the Dead Master. These two, while opposed, bear a connection not unlike Mato and Yomi. As their stories begin to cross, it seems Yomi's disappearance may have to do with the blue star-shaped charm and the legendary gunslinger herself.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nakamura, Hiroshi
Assistant Producer
Yoshioka, Shinobu
Director, Script, Screenplay
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Tanigawa, Nagaru


Opening Theme

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Ending Theme

"Braveheart" by THE GOMBAND


Jul 27, 2010
I've never written a review for this site, so bear with me. I've been noticing a lot of mixed and disappointed reviews. That's somewhat understandable if one's going solely on the trailers. Instead of an all action fantasy piece, we got a very experimental story of friendship. The very core of BRS is the meaning of friendship. How it bolsters one. How its absence crushes one. How far one will go to preserve it.

I'm not good at assigning number grades, so take them in stride. It's hard to quantify the difference between an 8 and 9 and so on and what deserves what.

Story: The story ...
Aug 4, 2010
Mixed Feelings
Inspiration comes in a myriad of forms, and anything can lead a person on a flight of fancy. In 2007 the artist Huke designed an original character called "Black Rock Shooter", which he posted on his blog. The character inspired Ryo, the leader of the band Supercell, to write a song entitled "Black Rock Shooter", and Huke joined the band to provide further illustrations that were used in the music video for the song. Anyone familiar with the band's musical history will find it unsurprising that the lyrics themselves are sung by none other than the Vocaloid Hatsune Miku.

In 2009 Yamamoto Yutaka's production comapny Ordet ...
Jul 25, 2010
This show was so hyped up. For a year before its release, floods of fanart, teaser videos, even cosplay, were everywhere. Then it finally comes out and is probably the most disappointing thing I've seen in a long time. It's probably going to get high ratings just because it has forced popularity, but don't be fooled. Here's the what and the why. Spoilers, of course.

Story: 2
Awesome promo art, a catchy song, cool fight scenes, and what does the story end up as? A slow-building, slow-moving school drama. It's not even interesting. Basically, the main character Mato becomes friends with a Yomi girl. Mato then becomes ...

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