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Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha Gaiden


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Darker than Black: Ryuusei no Gemini Specials, Darker than BLACK 2 OVA, DTB
Japanese: Darker than BLACK -黒の契約者 外伝

Information

Type: Special
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 27, 2010 to Jul 21, 2010
Producers: Square Enix
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 8.071 (scored by 92,703 users)
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Ranked: #4562
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Popularity: #433
Members: 156,456
Favorites: 749
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Synopsis

Tells the story of what happened to Yin and Hei between the first and second series.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hei
Main
Kiuchi, Hidenobu
Japanese
Yin
Main
Fukuen, Misato
Japanese
Amber
Supporting
Hazuki, Mina
Supporting
Saiga, Mitsuki
Japanese
Claude
Supporting
Iwanaga, Tetsuya
Japanese
Jie, Xiao
Supporting
Minagawa, Junko
Japanese
Sawasaki, Youko
Supporting
Yoshizumi, Kozue
Japanese
Oreille
Supporting
Kouda, Kaho
Japanese
Amagiri
Supporting
Kirimoto, Takuya
Japanese

Staff

Nishimura, Hiroyuki
Storyboard
Ishii, Yasushi
Theme Song Performance, Music


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"Can you fly" by Yasushi Ishii




More reviewsReviews

Dec 24, 2013
Link_of_Hyrule (All reviews)
**SPOILER FREE REVIEW OF THE OVA ONLY**

I'll keep this short: Anyone who is a fan of Darker than Black NEEDS to find a way to watch these 4 episodes; they are crucial to understanding so many things about the series, including several things that didn't make sense in season 2, the relationship between Hei and Yin, and Hei's character development.

The OVA bridges the gap between seasons 1 and 2, explaining what happened to Hei and Yin during that time, and not only is this information vital to the plot, it is incredibly entertaining. This OVA is 4 episodes of pure awesome, as we finally read more
Dec 13, 2015
ChucriBZ (All reviews)
[b]DtB: KnK Gaiden[/b]
This is a nice follow up from the first season but obviously if you watch this first before Ryuusei no Gemini because this was aired one year after the 2nd season and for some reason i think the 2nd season will be different than i thought because of the cover with that girl with the sniper.

[b][u]Story[/u][/b]
The story follows Hei and Yin in their attempt to run from the Syndicate, they now have a more deep relation of caring and even in love and in which they will have their own problems between them as now Yin has ''another'' personality that wants to take read more
Dec 24, 2014
Arsene_Lucifer (All reviews)
The first season of “Darker Than Black” left the exact fate of two of its central cast in an ambiguous state. This four part OVA continues the story past the first season finale while serving as the transition into the new direction second two would take in Ryuusei no Gemini. This OVA combines the strength of both season into a nice package telling a compelling story, interesting leading characters, and great action scenes.

Good: Fills the gap between seasons 1 & 2

This four part OVA can be summarized as a “couple on the run” sort of story. Hei and Yin are trying to survive daily life read more
Aug 15, 2010
SpudUK (All reviews)
First of all, I would like to point out here that I'm trying to make this as unbiased as I can, unlike one of the other reviewers (whose name I won't mention) who after just 1 episode already predicted that this would be great. Clear sign of a fanboy. I'll be reviewing it on the basis of it's purpose, i.e. answering the questions that left you confused or unanswered in Ryuusei no Gemini.

I'll go through the other sections first though.

The artwork in this is very much in keeping with the second series. It's sharp and well animated, if not a bit too dark at times, read more

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