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Angel Beats! 

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 Harumi Sakurai ...  Yuri Nakamura 14 episodes, 2010
Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa ...  Kanade 'Angel' Tachibana 14 episodes, 2010
Ryohei Kimura 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
David Matranga ...  Hinata 14 episodes, 2010
Shun Takagi Shun Takagi ...  Noda 13 episodes, 2010
Yuuki Masuda Yuuki Masuda ...  Fujimaki 13 episodes, 2010
Yumiko Kobayashi Yumiko Kobayashi ...  Ooyama 13 episodes, 2010
Leraldo Anzaldua ...  Noda 13 episodes, 2010
Andrew Love Andrew Love ...  Fujimaki / ... 13 episodes, 2010
Corey Hartzog Corey Hartzog ...  Ooyama 13 episodes, 2010
Michael Rivas Michael Rivas ...  TK 12 episodes, 2010
Adam Van Wagoner Adam Van Wagoner ...  TK 12 episodes, 2010
Megumi Ogata ...  Ayato Naoi 11 episodes, 2010
Fuko Saito Fuko Saito ...  Shiina / ... 11 episodes, 2010
Takahiro Mizushima Takahiro Mizushima ...  Takamatsu 11 episodes, 2010
Greg Ayres ...  Ayato Naoi 11 episodes, 2010
Hilary Haag ...  Yui / ... 11 episodes, 2010
Eiichiro Tokumoto Eiichiro Tokumoto ...  Matsushita 10 episodes, 2010
Eri Kitamura Eri Kitamura ...  Yui 10 episodes, 2010
Rob Mungle ...  Matsushita 10 episodes, 2010
Melissa Davis ...  Shiina 10 episodes, 2010
Chie Matsuura Chie Matsuura ...  Hisako / ... 9 episodes, 2010
Jessica Boone ...  Hisako / ... 8 episodes, 2010
Serena Varghese ...  Yuusa / ... 8 episodes, 2010
Yui Makino Yui Makino ...  Yuusa 7 episodes, 2010
Nobunaga Shimazaki ...  Battlefront Member A / ... 7 episodes, 2010
Kalob Martinez Kalob Martinez ...  Takamatsu 7 episodes, 2010
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Storyline

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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1-2-3-4-5-6-7 All Good Children Go To Heaven (They Wish)


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Official Sites:

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

2 April 2010 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Ritam anđela See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Hironori Towa a representative of Aniplex is a fan of Key/Visual Arts Company and approached Jun Maeda to adapt his visual novel into an anime series. See more »

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My Soul, Your Beats!
Written by Jun Maeda
Performed by Lia
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Will play on the viewer's emotions... (positive way)
9 January 2013 | by toru_kyo_143See all my reviews

This anime will really make a boy cry. (Which even I did) Only on the ending part. The series is a complete player of the viewer's emotions, will make him smile, laugh, feel the tension, and cry. I wonder if there are any other Anime series with a similar genre as this. This anime proved to me that an Anime series is better than a live-action show, in terms of making the viewer feel the events in the show.

Maybe because I've expected them to be only in a state of comatose made me disappointed. But Otonashi's reason for existence in the Afterlife which was revealed in the last episode suggests my assumption is impossible.

Also, it would be better if the creators would be creating a new season, so as not to waste a nicely-themed anime like this... Thus the 9/10. Good job, anyway!


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