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Series cast summary:
Mamoru Miyano ...  Kei Nagai 27 episodes, 2016
Martin Billany Martin Billany ...  Sokabe 27 episodes, 2016
Lucien Dodge ...  Masumi Okuyama 27 episodes, 2016
Barbara Goodson ...  Mrs. Yamanaka 27 episodes, 2016
Michael McConnohie ...  Additional Voices 27 episodes, 2016
Joe Ochman ...  Additional Voices 27 episodes, 2016
Jamieson Price ...  Additional Voices 27 episodes, 2016
Pete Sepenuk Pete Sepenuk ...  Sato 27 episodes, 2016
Michael Sorich ...  Takahashi 27 episodes, 2016
Steve Staley ...  Additional Voices 27 episodes, 2016
Kaiji Tang ...  Professor Futoi 27 episodes, 2016
Julie Ann Taylor Julie Ann Taylor ...  Additional Voices 27 episodes, 2016
Kirk Thornton ...  Additional Voices 27 episodes, 2016
Takahiro Sakurai ...  Yu Tosaki 26 episodes, 2016
Mikako Komatsu Mikako Komatsu ...  Izumi Shimomura 26 episodes, 2016
Hôchû Ôtsuka ...  Sato 25 episodes, 2016
Daisuke Hirakawa Daisuke Hirakawa ...  Koji Tanaka 22 episodes, 2016
Jun Fukuyama ...  Ko Nakano 19 episodes, 2016
Dave Mallow ...  The Minister / ... 18 episodes, 2016
Ken'ichi Suzumura ...  Sokabe 17 episodes, 2016
Bryce Papenbrook ...  Kaito 17 episodes, 2016
Cristina Valenzuela ...  Izumi Shimomura / ... 16 episodes, 2016
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Todd Haberkorn ...  Tosaki 14 episodes, 2016
Keith Silverstein Keith Silverstein ...  Koji Tanaka 14 episodes, 2016
Itaru Yamamoto Itaru Yamamoto ...  Colonel Kouma / ... 12 episodes, 2016
Shôgo Nakamura Shôgo Nakamura ...  Doctor Wakai / ... 12 episodes, 2016
Ayaka Asai Ayaka Asai ...  Newscaster / ... 12 episodes, 2016
Kanehira Yamamoto Kanehira Yamamoto ...  Driver / ... 11 episodes, 2016
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17 years ago, immortals first appeared on the battlefields of Africa. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as "Ajin" (demi-humans). Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high school student is instantly killed in a traffic accident on his way home from school. However, he is revived, and a price is placed on his head. Thus begins a boy's life on the run from all of humankind. Written by animenewsnetwork.com

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16 January 2016 (Japan) See more »

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In the first season only four of ajin(s) are assigned to four characters in the series. Though lots of ajins are seen but not seen next to their human counterpart. See more »

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Remake of Ajin: Shôdô (2015) See more »

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Pretty Damn Awesome!
24 April 2016 | by mercfmaSee all my reviews

So right off the bat the first thing I have to say is this show is produced by Polygon Pictures, the same company that produced "Knights of Sidonia" so that means its 100% CG animation. Now my first impression was I didn't really like it(the animation), but I got use to it fairly quickly and as the series progressed theirs definitely quite a few epic scenes where it looks really good. So the story is about immortal people, if they die they basically instantly revive 100% fine & reconfigured. For me the story itself is pretty fresh, I haven't seen to many shows that involve immortals or at the very least they don't express the immortal aspects as the main focus as this show does, so its quite interesting. So the story is quite unique and expresses realistically how it would be if we discovered immortals in the real world, they'd be hunted like animals for research etc. It does a really good job about how people would view and react to things, they give you just enough information to understand and leave you with so many questions, it definitely leaves you wanting more. The animation, as I said is 100% CG. I know most people wont even give this a chance just because of this, but this show is pretty bad ass. From episode 1-10 I was enjoying it but what pushed me from a 7<8 was the last 3 episodes, they were EPIC, so bad ass lol. So if the idea of immortals sounds awesome (like it does to me) then just stick it out and watch cause you'll definitely get into it but for the love of god don't quit before the last 2 they make the hole show so epic. The music seemed pretty good, my first listen to the OP & ED I wasn't really into it but on my second listen it really grew on me & I found it quite enjoyable. All the music during the show matched fine as well. The English dub was pretty good, I didn't necessarily dislike any of them. So if your into action, blood, & bullets with a bit of mystery I think you'll enjoy it, just give the CG a chance its not so bad.

4/5 Why? Its a pretty intriguing story, it hasn't been done a hundred times and theirs things about it that separate it from typical immortal stories (not gonna go into spoilers though). The animation although its different from your typical anime its actually quite good (some parts clearly better than others but as a hole its good). The dub & music match well, nothing really feels off or missing. If your into action, blood, epic fights check this out. If you watch it to the end you'll be happy you did, my favorite episodes are the last two. Give the CG a chance!!


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