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Sword Gai: The Animation (2018)
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Sword Gai: The Animation (2018)
Original name: ソードガイ
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A young man becomes host to a legendary infernal sword and, with the fate of humanity now in his arm, wields its demonic power against his enemies.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns, enigmatic
Plot: demon, supernatural, secret identity, demons, life & death, sword fight, blood, katana, unlikely friendships, katana sword, luck

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