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In this anime series, scientists hope "new humans" will create universal peace, but they're kidnapped by an evil group with very different plans.

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Kazuto Nakazawa
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Series cast summary:
Hiroaki Hirata ...  Keith Kazama Flick 12 episodes, 2018
Hiroki Touchi Hiroki Touchi ...  Eric Toga 12 episodes, 2018
Asami Seto Asami Seto ...  Lily Hoshina 12 episodes, 2018
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Minatsuki 12 episodes, 2018
Jalen K. Cassell Jalen K. Cassell ...  Eric Toga 12 episodes, 2018
Ray Chase ...  Keith Kazama Flick 12 episodes, 2018
Allegra Clark ...  Kaela Yoshinaga 12 episodes, 2018
Khoi Dao Khoi Dao ...  Brian Brandon 12 episodes, 2018
Brianna Knickerbocker ...  Yuna 12 episodes, 2018
Faye Mata ...  Lily Hoshina 12 episodes, 2018
Kyle McCarley ...  Koku 12 episodes, 2018
Patrick Seitz ...  Mario Luis Zurita 12 episodes, 2018
John Snyder ...  Jean Henry Richard 12 episodes, 2018
Doug Stone ...  Boris Meier 12 episodes, 2018
Cristina Valenzuela ...  Kukuri / ... 12 episodes, 2018
Yûki Kaji ...  Koku 11 episodes, 2018
Minoru Inaba Minoru Inaba ...  Boris Meyer 10 episodes, 2018
Ami Koshimizu Ami Koshimizu ...  Kaela Yoshinaga 10 episodes, 2018
Shintarô Tanaka Shintarô Tanaka ...  Mario Luis Zurita 10 episodes, 2018
Kaito Ishikawa Kaito Ishikawa ...  Minatsuki 10 episodes, 2018
Yû Kitada Yû Kitada ...  Laica 10 episodes, 2018
Xander Mobus Xander Mobus ...  Laica / ... 10 episodes, 2018
Toshiyuki Morikawa ...  Gilbert Ross 9 episodes, 2018
Satomi Sato Satomi Sato ...  Yuna 9 episodes, 2018
John DeMita ...  Gilbert Ross 9 episodes, 2018
Toshiyuki Toyonaga Toshiyuki Toyonaga ...  Brian Brandon 6 episodes, 2018
Mitsuki Saiga Mitsuki Saiga ...  Izanami 6 episodes, 2018
Marianne Miller Marianne Miller ...  Izanami 6 episodes, 2018
Atsushi Goto Atsushi Goto ...  Jean Henri Richard 5 episodes, 2018
Kazuya Nakai Kazuya Nakai ...  Kamui 5 episodes, 2018
Nozomi Kameda Nozomi Kameda ...  Takeru / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Akihiro Mine Akihiro Mine ...  Blue / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Katsumi Fukuhara Katsumi Fukuhara ...  Red / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Ben Diskin ...  Kamui 5 episodes, 2018
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In this anime series, scientists hope "new humans" will create universal peace, but they're kidnapped by an evil group with very different plans.

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

2 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

B: Начало See more »

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Trivia

The show has several reference to the italian culture, from the Kingdom name (Cremona), to the name of the police department (RIS is actually the scientific department of the italian police). See more »

Quotes

Lily: [trapped against a door as a frantic crowd tries to escape a locked room] Hey! I don't know who just felt me up, but you're getting arrested for sure!
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Be prepared to be glued to your seats!
4 March 2018 | by adam-962-370230See all my reviews

I would come out and say that this is one of the better anime shows currently airing on Netflix. As an avid fan of horror and mystery, I felt that this show resonated with me and kept me anxious and anticipating. This show suffers from a lot of things happening at the same time that you start to lose track of a few key plot lines. But it does not lose traction and the climax is satisfying enough to tie all the loose ends towards the end of the last episode. The characters are some of the most well written ones in recent anime history. The two main characters, Kieth and B aka (Thirteen) have enough depth to them to make the audience feel their despair. Kieth in particular battling his past and inner demons in search of the truth reminded me of Spike Speigel of the Cowboy bebop fame. The way he is laid back and the complex decisions he makes through out the series is almost similar. I got cowboy bebop vibes when ever Kieth was on the screen. The other characters Lily and the two main antogonists of the show are no slouches either. You genuinely feel their motives and the force that drives them. I would give the characters 10/10.

As a big Anime fan, I felt that this show ticks all the boxes. Production was really good, animation and soundtrack were expertly executed and to top it all off the story was really engaging. What more can you ask for.


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