Darker Than Black (2007– )
"Darker than black: Kuro no keiyakusha" (original title)

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Hidenobu Kiuchi ...
 Hei (26 episodes, 2007-2008)
Matthew Leonhart ...
 Hei (26 episodes, 2007-2008)
Christopher Sabat ...
 Saito (26 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jason Liebrecht ...
 Hei (25 episodes, 2007)
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 Jack Simon / ... (17 episodes, 2007)
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 Kono (11 episodes, 2007)
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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 one of the most powerful of these psychic agents, and along with his blind associate, Yin, works for one of the many rival agencies vying to unlock the mysteries of Hell's Gate. Written by Anonymous

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Followed by Darker Than Black: Gaiden (2010) See more »

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It had potential, but...
15 November 2014 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

The anime's story is interesting and unique, the animation is great as well.

Unfortunately the protagonists remain somewhat flat and uninspiring, the beginning of the show feels very "rushed" and confusing. The audience is just tossed into this world without pretty much any explanation until later episodes about what "Hell's Gate" actually is or even looks like which was kinda annoying to be honest.

Instead of providing the really interesting elements or focusing more on the supernatural powers and happenings the creators decided to add quite a few boring filler episodes with a totally irrelevant side story and boring characters towards the later midsection of the show as well. Those felt totally unnecessary and almost made me stop watching the show since it felt like such a waste of time at that point.

Overall I didn't hate the show and watched it all the way through but quite frankly: I would probably not recommend it to anyone over other great shows that are in the same genre but just more superior in the way of story telling and action.

5/10


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