Kiba

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Synonyms: Fang
Japanese: 牙-KIBA-
English: Kiba
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Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2006 to Mar 25, 2007
Premiered: Spring 2006
Broadcast: Sundays at 08:30 (JST)
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Theme: IsekaiIsekai
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.301 (scored by 3354933,549 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #30022
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2418
Members: 79,038
Favorites: 455

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Episodes: /51

Synopsis

In a dystopian future, two friends dream of freedom... and gain more than they bargain for! Hothead Zed is on the run from the authorities, while his brainy pal Noah struggles with his own battered body. Both find a magical world that seems to offer escape and power undreamed of. Join Zed and his powerful, rebellious spirit Amir Gaul on their search for the ultimate power. It's a force that can save the world—or destroy life as we know it. This is the world of KIBA! Where you must harness the power within and fight with all you got!

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Characters & Voice Actors

Zed

Main
Yoshino, Hiroyuki
Japanese

Roya

Main
Mizuki, Nana
Japanese

Noa

Main
Horie, Kazuma
Japanese

Gaoul, Amil

Supporting

Hugh

Supporting
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese

Kira

Supporting
Matsushita, Komina
Japanese

Rebecca

Supporting
Inoue, Marina
Japanese

Sagiri

Supporting
Endou, Aya
Japanese

Mikki

Supporting
Nakamoto, Nobuhisa
Japanese

Zico, Jiko

Supporting
Arikawa, Hiroshi
Japanese

Staff

Koujina, Hiroshi
Director
Tachikawa, Yuzuru
Episode Director, Setting Manager


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Opening Theme

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1: "Sanctuary" by Nami Tamaki (eps 1-26)
2: "Hakanaku" Tsuyoku" by Younha (eps 27-51)
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Ending Theme

1: "Very Very" by Afromania (eps 1-13)
2: "Solar Wind" by Snowkel (eps 14-26)
3: "STAY GOLD" by Limelight (eps 27-39)
4: "Sekai no hate made (世界の果てまで)" by Kozue Takada (eps 40-51)




Reviews

Feb 23, 2024
"Kiba" is a captivating anime that delves into the timeless theme of seeking one's future, set in a world brimming with enchanting spirits and mesmerizing adventures. At the core of the series lies the concept of Key Spirits, mystical entities bound within shards, which served as a profound source of inspiration for my own creative endeavors.

The allure of "Kiba" lies not only in its fantastical elements but also in its exploration of profound themes such as the nature of freedom and the importance of companionship. The presence of the Key Spirits, companions to humans who safeguard them, adds depth and intrigue to the storyline, reminiscent ...
Mar 16, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Kiba is an anime about the quest for freedom and power, involving the struggles of both individual characters and warring nations. It brings up the eternal question that most shounen bring up at one point or another, how far will you go for the sake of power, and what will you use it for?

The setting mainly draws from fantasy but includes some very clear inspirations from other sources, such as their lightsaber-like swords, and the pokemon-esque spirits that fight for their owners. This mish-mashed style, comes with a good soundtrack, but unfortunately also some choppy animation, making it decent although far from flawless in ...
Sep 30, 2023
To summarize the anime, it would be like this:

A 11-13 year old trying to create his first anime story and took heavy inspiration from Star Wars, Pokemon and Bleach.

I will explain in detail in segments.

-->> Why is it like Bleach? Because Bleach had one of the most random, non-sensical and incoherent stories in anime I've ever had the misfortune of seeing, especially a 200+ episode Shounen at that. In Bleach Rukia and Orihime would get randomly kidnapped 10-20 different times and the band would go and rescue them only for the same to repeat all over with nobody learning anything from it. The second was ...

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