Angel Beats! (2010– )

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Rebellious teens fight in armed combat against one dispassionate girl's supernatural powers in an afterlife high school.

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Series cast summary:
Hiroshi Kamiya ...
 Yuzuru Otonashi (14 episodes, 2010)
Harumi Sakurai ...
 Yuri Nakamura / ... (14 episodes, 2010)
Kana Hanazawa ...
 Kanade 'Angel' Tachibana (14 episodes, 2010)
Ryohei Kimura ...
 Hinata (14 episodes, 2010)
Blake Shepard ...
 Yuzuru Otonashi (14 episodes, 2010)
Brittney Karbowski ...
 Yuri Nakamura (14 episodes, 2010)
Emily Neves ...
 Kanade 'Angel' Tachibana / ... (14 episodes, 2010)
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 Hinata (14 episodes, 2010)
Shun Takagi ...
 Noda (13 episodes, 2010)
Yuuki Masuda ...
 Fujimaki (13 episodes, 2010)
Yumiko Kobayashi ...
 Ooyama (13 episodes, 2010)
Leraldo Anzaldua ...
 Noda (13 episodes, 2010)
Andrew Love ...
 Fujimaki / ... (13 episodes, 2010)
Corey Hartzog ...
 Ooyama (13 episodes, 2010)
Michael Rivas ...
 TK (12 episodes, 2010)
Adam Van Wagoner ...
 TK (12 episodes, 2010)
Megumi Ogata ...
 Ayato Naoi (11 episodes, 2010)
Fuko Saito ...
 Shiina / ... (11 episodes, 2010)
Takahiro Mizushima ...
 Takamatsu (11 episodes, 2010)
Greg Ayres ...
 Ayato Naoi (11 episodes, 2010)
Hilary Haag ...
 Yui / ... (11 episodes, 2010)
Eiichiro Tokumoto ...
 Matsushita (10 episodes, 2010)
Eri Kitamura ...
 Yui (10 episodes, 2010)
Rob Mungle ...
 Matsushita (10 episodes, 2010)
Melissa Davis ...
 Shiina (10 episodes, 2010)
Lisa ...
 Yui - Singing Voice (10 episodes, 2010)
Chie Matsuura ...
 Hisako / ... (9 episodes, 2010)
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 Hisako / ... (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Yuusa / ... (8 episodes, 2010)
Nobunaga Shimazaki ...
 Battlefront Member A / ... (7 episodes, 2010)
Yui Makino ...
 Yuusa (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Takamatsu (7 episodes, 2010)
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Upon his death, Yuzuru Otonashi awakens into an afterlife high school where a group of student rebels, lead by Yuri Nakamura, take arms against a dispassionate adversary with supernatural powers whom they call Angel. Calling themselves Shinda Sekai Sensen (a.k.a. Afterlife Battlefront), they're in open rebellion against God for their crappy, unfulfilled and cruelly unfair lives (and against a projected reincarnated future as meager sea life, presumably barnacles or water fleas). Though no one can die since everyone's already dead, killings are nonetheless very painful experiences, with complete recovery to follow. The greatest fear in their struggle to maintain their humanity is obliteration (Angel's goal for them), from which there is no return. Written by statmanjeff

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Originally written as a 26 episode series until producers forced it down to 13. Director Seiji Kishi was very unhappy about the decision. See more »

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Really good, but ended too quick
28 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After my friends and I got out of our Full Metal Alchemist and Fruits Basket obsessions, we needed a new anime show to watch. So while I was on Netflix searching the anime section, I came across a show called Angel Beats!. I turned it on, thinking it looked okay, and was immediately sucked in. The story had lovable characters and a good storyline and it was perfect. After watching the first three episodes, I noticed that there was only 13 episodes in the entire series! I thought, 'This sure isn't long enough to finish this story!' But continued to watch anyway. And after the 9th episode, the story almost completely changed and I was left confused. They got it back together in time for the final episode, but I still think that the story ended too quickly. It was a perfect ending though, if you're willing to stick through the entire episode. And don't forget your tissue box, it'll come in handy through the whole series! And I'm normally really tough and don't cry easy, but there were tears rushing down my face the entire last episode, especially the final sequence before the credits. I still think that I could have lasted longer, like Full Metal Alchemist or had a fuller and more clear storyline like Fruits Basket, but it was good in its own way.


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