7.3/10
210
2 user 2 critic

Spiral: Bond of Reasoning 

Spiral: Suiri no kizuna (original title)
A teen amateur detective must use his amazing powers of logical deduction to learn about the mysterious Blade Children and stop them.
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2006   2003   2002  

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Jigoku shôjo (2005–2006)
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When someone wants revenge, they post about it on a special website at midnight. Then Hell Girl appears to do their bidding.

Stars: Mamiko Noto, Masaya Matsukaze, Takako Honda
Psycho-Pass (2012–2014)
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Believing in humanity and order, policewoman Akane Tsunemori obeys the ruling, computerized, precognitive Sibyl System. But when she faces a criminal mastermind who can elude this "perfect" system, she questions both Sibyl and herself.

Stars: Kana Hanazawa, Robert McCollum, Kate Oxley
Vampire Knight (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Yuki Cross, along with her best friend Zero, attempts to keep the peace between humans and vampires at Cross Academy, but personal issues soon threaten the situation.

Stars: Yui Horie, Mamoru Miyano, Laura Bailey
Paradise Kiss (TV Series 2005)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Top high-school student seeks some purpose in life. A group of fashion design students ask her to be the front model for their clothing label "Paradise Kiss". Although she finds them weird, she accepts and soon blossoms as a person.

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Sam Carr, Mari Devon
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In Tokyo, an impenetrable field known as "Hell's Gate" appeared ten years ago. At the same time, psychics who wield paranormal powers at the cost of their conscience also emerged. Hei is ... See full summary »

Stars: Hidenobu Kiuchi, Matthew Leonhart, Christopher Sabat
Gosick (TV Series 2011)
Animation | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Gosick is set in the fictional European country of Sauville in the 1920s. Kazuya Kujo is a transfer student to St. Marguerite Academy, a place where myths and superstitions are abundant. ... See full summary »

Stars: Aoi Yûki, Takuya Eguchi, Kristen McGuire
Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie 1983)
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This is Tim Burton's Disney Channel Halloween film short that only aired once. It combines live action and stop-motion, making for a creepy adventure into the woods.

Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Michael Yama, Andy Lee, Alison Hong
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

At the ultra prestigious Ouran High School, Haruhi Fujioka looks for a quiet place to read and walks into an unused music room, and accidentally stumbles across the notorious Ouran High ... See full summary »

Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Mamoru Miyano, Masaya Matsukaze
Pandora Hearts (TV Series 2009)
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Oz Vessalius, heir to one of the duke houses, has just turned fifteen. His life is rich and carefree, darkened only by the constant absence of his father. At his coming-of-age ceremony, ... See full summary »

Stars: Junko Minagawa, Yukari Tamura, Akira Ishida
Beast Warriors (TV Mini-Series 1992)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Set in the distant future in which the Earth is split in two. The southern hemisphere is placed in another dimension while the inhabitants of the northern hemisphere are able to morph into ... See full summary »

Stars: Ted Lewis, Rachael Lillis, Naoko Matsui
Dansu in za vanpaia bando (TV Series 2010)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Vampire queen Mina Tepesh comes out of hiding to offer peace between vampires and humans. Japan gives her a bund, where she goes to live with her people. However, extremist human and vampire groups do not want to coexist.

Stars: Yûichi Nakamura, Monica Rial, Alexis Tipton
Blood-C (TV Series 2011)
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Saya is a seemingly normal girl living with her father in a shrine. During the day she goes to school and spends time with her friends at a local cafe. But when night falls Saya is called upon to protect her village from strange monsters.

Stars: Alexis Tipton, Scott Freeman, Todd Haberkorn
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Masumi Asano ...
 Hiyono Yuizaki (25 episodes, 2002-2003)
...
 Hiyono Yuizaki (25 episodes, 2002-2003)
Daniel Katsuk ...
 Ayumu Narumi (25 episodes, 2002-2003)
Ken'ichi Suzumura ...
 Ayumu Narumi (25 episodes, 2002-2003)
Edit

Storyline

Ayumu Narumi, a contemplative freshman at high school, finds his life changed when he is blamed for a girl's fall from a school building. Using only keen observation and his stunning talent for deductive logic, he soons figures out the truth behind the incident and clears himself, to the amazement of his Police detective sister and Kiyono Yuizaki, the enterprising Journalism Club president. That case proves to be the start of a strange rash of crimes that Ayumu learns is the doing of the mysterious Blade Children. Over the objections of his sister, he investigates these crimes with the help of Kiyono who has considerable guile of her own. Meanwhile, the Blade Children learn of their new opponent and set about to stop him in form of deadly logic puzzles that will take all of Ayumu's brilliance to thwart. All the while, he uncovers dark secrets about himself, The Children and his connection to them. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Spiral  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(25 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The original manga, which ran from 2000-2005, has an entirely different ending compared to the one featured in the anime. See more »

Goofs

In the English dub, Kousuke's birthday was given as August 28, 1987 and his age is stated to be 17. Although the anime was originally broadcast in 2002, no chronological year was stated in the series. So, it's possible that the anime was set in 2004-2005, when Kousuke was 17. See more »

Soundtracks

Cocktail
by Hysteric Blue
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Overview
9 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Summary: Spiral: Suiri no kizuna or Spiral Bond of Reasoning in America, is a mystery anime revolving around Amuyu Narumi and his search for answers about the mysterious organization known as the Blade Children. With the help of the peppy Yuizaki Hiyono, head of the school newspaper, they uncover startling evidence and piece together mysterious and murders with just the smallest clues. This series contains 25 episodes.

Appropriate Odience: When it comes to blood, Spiral is pretty good, though there can be some violence and swearing. Recommended for older viewers, children may find the puzzles and logic and bit boring.

Rating: 9 out of 10 I personally really liked the series. There is character development and lots of twists and turns. The logic behind the plot is amazing and keeps you hooked. Though there are a few quirks here and there, they aren't that noticeable and add up to a great mystery anime.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page