Togainu no Chi

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Blood of the Reprimanded Dog
Japanese: 咎狗の血
English: Togainu no Chi
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 2010 to Dec 23, 2010
Premiered: Fall 2010
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Visual novel
Genres: ActionAction, Boys LoveBoys Love, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SuspenseSuspense
Theme: SurvivalSurvival
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.241 (scored by 3538435,384 users)
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Ranked: #80252
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Popularity: #2039
Members: 84,796
Favorites: 349

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Synopsis

In the wake of a third world war which left Japan in ruins, an organization known as Vischio seized control of Tokyo and renamed it Toshima. Taking place in its back alleys are battle games known as Igura, overseen by the Vischio, in which contestants battle and bathe in each other's blood to earn the chance to go up against its tournament's king, Il-re.

Igura is not the only fighting tournament around; Bl@ster is a similar yet vastly different game since it prohibits murder and the use of weapons. The only way to win is by knocking out the opponent. Akira, a young man isolated from his family, is known to be undefeatable at Bl@ster. However, his life on the top is shattered when he is accused of murder. Unable to prove his own innocence, all hope is seemingly lost... that is until a mysterious woman named Emma appears and offers him a chance. Now, to regain his freedom, Akira must participate in Igura and ultimately defeat Il-re.

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Background

Preview airing on September 23, 2010. The regular TV broadcast started on October 8, 2010.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Motomi

Main
Ichijo, Kazuya
Japanese

Gunji

Supporting
Taniyama, Kishou
Japanese

Kau

Supporting

Kiriwar

Supporting
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Japanese

Arbitro

Supporting
Okano, Kousuke
Japanese

Staff

Konno, Naoyuki
Director, Character Design
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director


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"Rose-Hip Bullet" by GRANRODEO (eps 1-11)
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Ending Theme

1: "No Moral" by Itou Kanako (eps 1)
2: "bright lights" by Kimura Seiji (eps 2)
3: "Don't Stare Me" by VERTUEUX (eps 3)
4: "-toge-" by Sadie (eps 4)
5: "once more again" by Misato Aki (eps 5)
6: "Requiem Blue" by Watanabe Kazuhiro (eps 6)
7: "crossing fate" by OLDCODEX (eps 7)
8: "Yasashisa ni Mamorarete (優しさに守られて)" by Kita Shuhei (eps 8)
9: "Honed Moon -Togareta Tsuki (Honed Moon -咎レタ月)" by Itou Kanako (eps 9)
10: "Don't look away" by CurriculuMachine (eps 10)
11: "STILL anime Ver." by Itou Kanako (eps 11)
12: "GRIND "style GR"" by GRANRODEO (eps 12)



Dec 23, 2010
Togainu no Chi is an embarrassment.

It is an embarrassment to Nitro+, the producers of the source material. It is an embarrassment to A-1 Pictures, who have proven with titles like Birdy the Mighty DECODE and Ookiku Furikabutte that they can do better. But the most tragic part is how horrifyingly embarrassing it is to the BL genre and its fans. The genre, despite its booming popularity and flourishing diversity in manga and doujinshi, suffers greatly somewhere in the transition to animation—for some reason, the anime industry doesn’t like the genre very much, and even hugely popular titles are treated to adaptations with cut corners and ...
Dec 24, 2010
To those who read and enjoyed the manga (which is a thousand times better than the anime), then you might want to think about avoiding this. I loved the manga, so I was really excited about watching the anime. As I finished the anime, I was annoyed at how awful it was.

What they did wrong:
They basically made everyone a pretty boy, even the guy that was supposed to be an old hairy man (though technically the BL game has all the characters very feminine). While the manga had a plot, in the anime they just like threw it all around. I was able to ...
May 19, 2013
Mixed Feelings
I like Togainu no Chi. I've played the game. I've read the different iterations of the manga. And now, I've watched the anime.

I really wish I hadn't.

[Story] [3/10]

The story was, well, a joke. A twisted, convoluted fusion of each different path from the game, yet at the same time not following any actual path at all!

My other gripe was the lack of BL. The game was BL. Aka, Boys Love. Yaoi. Etc. To remove it is like having Final Fantasy 7 without Cloud or Sephiroth. Like 'Tales of' games without Apple Gels. It just isn't right!

And to add insult to injury, they left Arbitro ...

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