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No Game, No Life 

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Siblings Sora and Shiro together make up the most feared team of pro gamers in the world, The Blank. When they manage to beat god himself in a game of chess, they are sent to a world where all disputes are settled with games.
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Series cast summary:
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ...  Sora 12 episodes, 2014
Ai Kayano ...  Shiro 12 episodes, 2014
Yôko Hikasa Yôko Hikasa ...  Stephanie Dola 12 episodes, 2014
Caitlynn French Caitlynn French ...  Shiro 12 episodes, 2014
Scott Gibbs Scott Gibbs ...  Sora 12 episodes, 2014
Sara Ornelas Sara Ornelas ...  Stephanie Dola 12 episodes, 2014
Yuka Iguchi ...  Chlammy Zell 10 episodes, 2014
Kara Greenberg ...  Kurami 10 episodes, 2014
Christina Stroup Christina Stroup ...  Fil Nivalem 9 episodes, 2014
Mamiko Noto Mamiko Noto ...  Fiel Nirvalen 8 episodes, 2014
Yukari Tamura Yukari Tamura ...  Jibril 8 episodes, 2014
Amelia Fischer Amelia Fischer ...  Jibril 8 episodes, 2014
Kira Vincent-Davis ...  Izuna Hatsue 7 episodes, 2014
John Swasey ...  Ino Hatsue 6 episodes, 2014
Mugihito Mugihito ...  Ino Hatsuse 5 episodes, 2014
Josh Morrison Josh Morrison ...  The Foolish King / ... 5 episodes, 2014
Luke Patterson Luke Patterson ...  Aristocrat Pimp Hat / ... 5 episodes, 2014


Two siblings are known to be two of the mysterious blank gamers they are called this because they never fill in their name. Blank gamers are considered to be the best gamers in the world having never lost a game no matter what game. The two siblings one day get a mysterious email and finally teleported onto an other world. The God of this world stated that their be no wars, no stealing and no violence instead everything is decided with a game, any game. Written by Milo Schouten

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Sora and Shiro's last name is said to be 'Nai' by the author, meaning None. See more »


Referenced in BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! (2017) See more »


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8 episodes in, but I am thoroughly impressed.
24 May 2014 | by MarkyMarkusSee all my reviews

I was really surprised by this anime. I wasn't expecting much from it, but its funny and surprisingly smart. With five episodes left, unless they just completely drop the ball, this is easily is one of my favorites of this season.

So, whats it about? The anime is about a brother and sister, Sora and Shiro, who are NEETs and experts at games. I mean they are literally the best in the world. The get transported to another world where games are how everything gets done. No war, murder, crimes, just games. Naturally they fit right in.

What makes this show great is the characters. The main duo is great. They are awkward but also extremely cocky. The princess Steph is also great and its funny how the brother and sister treat her. The show has a great sense of humor and I find myself laughing pretty hard quite often.

I said it was smart. Yeah, when they play games, you can really see the gears in their heads turning, trying to figure out how to beat opponents that should be superior to them. It never feels like a dues ex machina is what finishes the game. You really feel like the are extremely smart and cunning.

At first, I wasn't digging the designs, but really quickly I warmed up to it. The style feels like fantasy meets Las Vegas, which makes sense, considering the world is based on gambling. So yeah, I really like it. The girls are also very cute and the reaction faces are great. The OP and ED are very good as well. The presentation is great.

I guess its worth mentioning that it has a decent amount of fanservice. If you don't like fanservice, I personally don't think it will be too distracting... but I'm not the best judge of that. Just try to look past it if you think it might bother you.

All in all, I really like this anime and its one of the better ones this season. Check it out!

EDIT: Follow up after seeing episode twelve. While I will still leave the score the same because my enjoyment for it never waiver, I will admit that at times it falls victim to the Gambitroulette trope. That is, it almost a bit too incredible what they can pull off. Doesn't change much though, I still really liked it.

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April 2014 (Japan) See more »

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16:9 HD
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