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Sword Gai: The Animation 

A boy bonds with a demon sword.




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Series cast summary:
Zach Aguilar Zach Aguilar ...  Marcus Lithos 24 episodes, 2018
Khoi Dao Khoi Dao ...  Gai 24 episodes, 2018
Richard Epcar ...  Kazuma Matoba 24 episodes, 2018
Jessica Gee-George ...  Yasuko Tanaka 24 episodes, 2018
Billy Kametz Billy Kametz ...  Seiya Ichijo 24 episodes, 2018
Mela Lee ...  Aya Takagi 24 episodes, 2018
Erica Lindbeck ...  Kyoka Kagami 24 episodes, 2018
Faye Mata ...  Midoriko 24 episodes, 2018
Kayli Mills ...  Sayaka Ogata 24 episodes, 2018
Jamieson Price ...  Amon Ogata 24 episodes, 2018
Michelle Ruff ...  Arnys 24 episodes, 2018
Patrick Seitz ...  Takuma Miura 24 episodes, 2018
Steve Staley ...  Issei Ariga 24 episodes, 2018
Chris Tergliafera ...  Grimms 24 episodes, 2018
Landon McDonald Landon McDonald ...  Teen A / ... 20 episodes, 2018
Lauren Landa Lauren Landa ...  Himiko 13 episodes, 2018
Tom Bauer ...  Heita 12 episodes, 2018
Greg Chun ...  Miki Naoki 12 episodes, 2018
Chris Hackney ...  Hakim 12 episodes, 2018
Xanthe Huynh ...  Rie 12 episodes, 2018
Steve Kramer ...  Shogun 12 episodes, 2018
Philece Sampler ...  Kei 12 episodes, 2018


A boy born in the woods is left alone with just a sword. Found by a local blacksmith eventually it is discovered that the sword is a bosoma, a sword with a mind of its own that possess the bearer of the weapon. Then a mysterious group approaches the boy and the blacksmith to offer a solution.

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Release Date:

23 March 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

SWORDGAI The Animation See more »

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DLE,Fields,LandQ Studios Co. See more »
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Sloppy and stupid with a ridiculous concept to boot...

Problem 1: anyone who touches a weapon of any kind basically turns into a demon controlled monster who wants to kill everyone. Why is that's problem? Well you can't care about characters if they cease to exist the moment they engage in the story.

Problem 2: There are so many characters that have nothing to do with the overarching plot, making the story confusing to follow.

Problem 3: the first rule of writing is: you have to play by the rules of the world you create. These writers just make up rules to fit the moment with no consistency. The world fees very undeveloped because they have no true rules to what the world is.

Problem 4: character motivations are obsurd and they make no sense.

Problem 5: No real good guys. Just people who don't turn evil as fast as others.

Problem 6: the actual plot is completely lost in a bunch of wild and non-sensical scenes that no one cares about.

Problem 7: (petty problem alert) The main character (Gai) is a tiny part of the story. Weird. Why name the show after someone who's almost never in it?

Here's the message of Swordgai - everyone is evil and weapons make them demons. The only not totally evil people are Buddhists who avoid violence. No matter how good someone may be, protecting themselves or others will turn them evil. The end.

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