Black★Rock Shooter (OVA)

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


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

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Score: 7.101 (scored by 104689104,689 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #34732
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1195
Members: 170,657
Favorites: 783

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Synopsis

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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Staff

Yoshioka, Shinobu
Director, Script, Screenplay
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Tanigawa, Nagaru
Script
ryo
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition, Music


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"Braveheart" by THE GOMBAND



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 ...
Jul 30, 2010
Mixed Feelings
If you keep yourself on your toes, and have seen a fair share of anime in the past, I can guarantee you will be able to predict every single major plot event in this drawn out and clunky story. First off though I'll say that the animation does not disappoint, the quality is up to if not better than most on the air shows and although there's not much deviation from the standard in terms of design and motion they staff's done a solid job.

Now, about predictability, which most certainly is not an issue in any good story as plenty of plots have a ...

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