Set in 1955, the anime follows the story of seven teenagers locked in a reformatory, waiting for a ray of light in a daily hell of suffering and humiliation, focusing especially on how they faced the life once regained freedom.
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Shun Oguri ...
 Mario Minakami (26 episodes, 2010)
Romi Pak ...
 Noboru Maeda (26 episodes, 2010)
Takaya Kuroda ...
 Tadayoshi Toyama (24 episodes, 2010)
Tatsuya Hasome ...
 Jou Yokosuka (24 episodes, 2010)
Tomohiro Waki ...
 Mansaku Matsuura (24 episodes, 2010)
Keiji Fujiwara ...
 Ryuuji Nomoto (23 episodes, 2010)
Kôji Ishii ...
 Ishihara (14 episodes, 2010)
Rikiya Koyama ...
 Rokurota Sakuragi (13 episodes, 2010)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
 Narration (13 episodes, 2010)
Takaya Hashi ...
 Gisuke Sasaki (12 episodes, 2010)
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Set in 1955, the anime follows the story of seven teenagers locked in a reformatory, waiting for a ray of light in a daily hell of suffering and humiliation, focusing especially on how they faced the life once regained freedom.

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Narrator: We are just the trash of society, and if we don't risk our lives for every chance we get, we'll become nothing more than sore losers.
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Loved Every Moment!
4 December 2014 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Truly when speaking of a Seinen, Mature, Adult-like animes Rainbow is definitely one of the top ones. This show almost leaves no place for the comedy side of anime which I like. I prefer less comedy more seriousness and this anime delivered it to 100% The story, drama, characters, development, build up, this anime got everything, there are happy moments, there are sad moments, and as we follow these 7 individuals in a tough environment, each with different backgrounds and struggles and dreams, you start to like them one by one as they progress with their unbreakable friendship, in this anime you will see the very represenation of what True Friends Are For. I recommend it 10/10


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