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"Kings" are individuals who have been bestowed with incredible supernatural powers and granted the ability to recruit others into their clans. Protecting the lives and honor of their clansmen is an integral part of the Kings' duties. After a video depicting the heinous murder of a Red Clansman spreads virally, the unassuming student Yashiro Isana is accused of homicide. Now, a manhunt is underway for his head, bringing him into contact with the infamous "Black Dog" Kurou Yatogami—a skilled swordsman and martial artist determined to follow the wishes of his late master, the Seventh King. Meanwhile, the current Red King, Mikoto Suou, faces his own imminent demise as the search for Yashiro narrows. But during Yashiro's struggle to prove his innocence, a greater conspiracy is unraveling behind the scenes; clouds begin to appear in his memory, and close friends start to question his very existence. What began as a simple murder is now leading towards a full blown war between Kings with the very fate of the world at stake.

User Rating: 5 ( 1 votes)


English: K
Japanese: K
Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2012 to Dec 28, 2012
Premiered: Fall 2012
Broadcast: Thursdays at Unknown
Producers: Starchild Records, Mainichi Broadcasting System, KlockWorx
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: GoHands
Source: Original
Genres: Action, Super Power, Supernatural
Duration: 24 min per ep
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Resolution: 720p, 480p, 1080p
Type: BD, Dual Audio


Go Nakanishi – Producer
Hiromichi Kanazawa – Director
Susumu Kudou – Director, Episode Director
Shingo Suzuki – Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director, Layout, Key Animation, Character Design
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Theme Songs

OP1: “KINGS” by angela
ED1: “Tsumetai Heya, Hitori (冷たい部屋、一人)” by Neko (Mikako Komatsu) (eps 2-5, 7-12)
ED2: “Circle of Friends” by Tatara Totsuka (Yuki Kaji) (ep 6)
ED3: “To be with U!” by angela (ep 13)

Episode List

01: Knight
02: Kitten
03: Kitchen
04: Knock-On Effect
05: Knife
06: Karma
07: Key
08: Kindling
09: Knell
10: Kaleidoscope
11: Killer
12: Adolf K. Weismann
13: King



Visually stunning but the plot was a mess and the characters were either boring, forgettable or annoying.


Very beautiful anime & music with some memorable characters, though the story is a little jumbled. The Clan/Aura’s are interesting concepts!


Shiny stuff, a few skateboards and pc wallpaper material: the anime


This. Was. LIT.


Абсолютно не запоминающееся аниме ничем, кроме офигенной цветокоррекции


Some pretty good animation could not make up for a boring story.


GoHands somehow manages to turn an interesting premise into a snorefest. Pacing is completely shot to hell with endless talking faces.



    "We, who hurt each other so terribly, will sit here licking each other's wounds. We damaged goods will each seek the other out in comfort. If you are to die tomorrow, I'm fine with my life ending then as well. But if you want to live for me for one more day,I'll go on living with you today as well. And thus begins a tale of kindred, bound by their scars. Soaked in red and written in black, a story of blood. One of which I'll never speak. Our very own, precious as it is, story of scars. And I have no intention of reciting it to anyone."