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Akame ga Kill! 

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A countryside boy named Tatsumi sets out on a journey to The Capital to make a name for himself and met a seemingly dangerous group of Assassins known as Night Raid. Their journey begins.
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2014  
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Series cast summary:
Sôma Saitô Sôma Saitô ...  Tatsumi 23 episodes, 2014
Corey Hartzog Corey Hartzog ...  Tatsumi 23 episodes, 2014
Sora Amamiya ...  Akame 22 episodes, 2014
Molly Searcy ...  Akame 22 episodes, 2014
Yu Asakawa ...  Leone 21 episodes, 2014
Risa Mizuno Risa Mizuno ...  Najenda / ... 21 episodes, 2014
Allison Keith ...  Leone 21 episodes, 2014
Shelley Calene-Black ...  Najenda 20 episodes, 2014
Yukari Tamura Yukari Tamura ...  Mine 19 episodes, 2014
Satomi Akesaka Satomi Akesaka ...  Esdeath 19 episodes, 2014
Christine M. Auten ...  Esdeath 19 episodes, 2014
Christina Marie Kelly ...  Mine 19 episodes, 2014
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ...  Lubbock 18 episodes, 2014
Tyler Galindo Tyler Galindo ...  Lubbock 18 episodes, 2014
Kouhei Sugesawa Kouhei Sugesawa ...  Aide / ... 17 episodes, 2014
Yoshimasa Hosoya ...  Wave 14 episodes, 2014
David Matranga ...  Wave 14 episodes, 2014
Ayaka Ohashi ...  Kurome 13 episodes, 2014
Junji Majima Junji Majima ...  Run 13 episodes, 2014
Chris Patton ...  Run 13 episodes, 2014
Juliet Simmons Juliet Simmons ...  Kurome 13 episodes, 2014
Kento Fujinuma Kento Fujinuma ...  Aide / ... 12 episodes, 2014
Katsuyuki Konishi ...  Bulat 11 episodes, 2014
Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa ...  Seryu 11 episodes, 2014
Kôji Ishii Kôji Ishii ...  Prime Minister Honest / ... 11 episodes, 2014
Marty Fleck Marty Fleck ...  Honest 11 episodes, 2014
Tiffany Grant ...  Koro 11 episodes, 2014
Kira Vincent-Davis ...  Seryu Ubiquitous 11 episodes, 2014
David Wald ...  Bulat 11 episodes, 2014
Shintarô Asanuma Shintarô Asanuma ...  Susanoo 10 episodes, 2014
Ty Mahany Ty Mahany ...  Susanoo 10 episodes, 2014
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A young countryside boy sets to the capital with the dream to become part of the country army. Unsuccessful he encounters a women who promises him a chance to enter the army if he pays her enough, the young boy unaware gives all his money and then finds out the he was tricked. Not having any money decides to sleep in the streets, the same night a young and beautiful women picks him op from the street and takes him home. Tatsumi stays a night since they promise him a position in the army as well. One night the house is visited by a group of assassins called night raid but who are the real bad guys of this story. Tatsumi ends up joining night raid and finds out that he identifies his self in this group more then in the army.

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Performed by Sora Amamiya
Lyrics by Shin Furuya
Music by Tsubasa Ito
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Excellent yet Unbalanced
3 May 2015 | by OctavienSee all my reviews

I heard about Akame ga Kill! in an anime in 2014 review. Labeled "the edgiest anime ever", the show had my curiosity.

The show is extremely dark and sad while having comedic moments and lighthearted fun. These themes aren't exactly well balanced and some may have trouble taking the who serious after it turns from extremely light to extreme dark. This is really the show's only major flaw.

The best feature of Akame ga Kill! has to be the characters. A wide variety of characters is presented. Each character, protagonist or antagonist, is giving a healthy amount of development and each is easily enjoyable. No antagonist is "too evil" and mostly of them are in the moral grey area. Most characters are given special powers. There is a decent amount of balance in powers, but some are weak while others could be considered overpowered.

The action sequences are masterfully done and simply beautiful and progressively get better as the show goes on. Romance is mildly touched on, but certainly not a major theme. The plot and the setting is great. The setting matches the plot and characters well. The pace of the show speeds up as the show progresses which some might welcome while others might not.

The show's imbalance might not agree with some, but the show is certainly worth the view. Prepare for dark and violent themes, extremely sad times, and a good helping of your typical comedic anime moments.


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