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Inuyashiki 

An middle-aged office worker encounters aliens and is gifted with alien technology and limitless powers.
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Fumiyo Kohinata ...  Ichiro Inuyashiki 11 episodes, 2017
Nijirô Murakami ...  Hiro Shishigami 11 episodes, 2017
Kanata Hongô ...  Naoyuki Ando 7 episodes, 2017
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Inuyashiki Ichirou is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he's constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he's done to support them. On top of everything else, his doctor has revealed that he has cancer and it appears that he has little time left in this world. But just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, a blinding light in the night sky strikes the earth where Ichirou stands. He later wakes up to find himself unscathed, but he soon starts to notice that there's something... different about himself. However, it turns out that these strange, new changes are just what Ichirou needs to take a new lease on life and now it seems like there's nothing to stop him from being a hero worthy of the respect that he never had before... unless, that is, there was someone else out there with these same changes... Written by godofwirzad

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Naoyuki Ando is a fan of the manga comic "Gantz", which was also created by "Inuyashiki" creator Hiroya Oku. See more »

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great so far!
30 March 2018 | by maschbertSee all my reviews

I feel as if the writer has taken the ideas I privately spin in my head and put them on the screen. I have only seen the first four episodes, so I can't tell you if the plot stays as good as it has been so far, but if it does I think I found a real jewel.

What would you do if you were given great powers? That's what it boils down to so far. We see two different characters who use their new-found abilities very differently. The general tone of the anime is rather mature (including the violence) so don't expect a typical shonen atmosphere.

You should definitely give this a chance!!!

EDIT: The end was a bit disappointing


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