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The Asterisk War (2015)
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The Asterisk War (2015)
Original name: 学戦都市アスタリスク
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Invertia was a meteor storm that caused an unprecedented disaster during the 20th century. Because of this disaster, numerous cities around the world were destroyed. However, within the meteor, an unknown element called mana was discovered. It allowed human technology to make rapid strides giving rise to a new species of super-powered humans, the Star Pulse Generation (Genestella). The Festas (Star Warrior Festivals) host battles between Genestella at a city of six academies called “Rikka,” also commonly known as “Asterisk.” Scholarship student Ayato Amagiri transferred into Seidoukan Academy in order to fulfill his own wish, swearing he too will fight in this city.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, thought provoking, bleak, ecchi
Audience: teens
Plot: harem, danger, adventure, rivalry, escapades, love and romance, couples, friendship, violence, mentor, destiny, vengeance, adaptation, fight, battles, society, showdown, fight for supremacy, crimes, youth, death, betrayal, hopes, power struggle, dishonesty ...
Time: future

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Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Plunderer (2020)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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The Rising of The Shield Hero (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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Duration: 25 min.
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iDOLM@STER Xenoglossia (2007)
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