Death and reincarnation are inescapable, but what happens in between? Without warning and without his memories, a boy who only recalls his last name - Otonashi - wakes up next to a girl named Yuri who offers him a gun and tells him to shoot an angel. Assuming it must be a misunderstanding, Otonashi is then almost killed by the angel and is drawn into Yuri's army to battle to delay the beginning of his next life. Immortality is within reach, but if Otonashi remembers how he died, will he keep fighting or allow himself to vanish?
It'd be hard to find another title in recent memory that tries to do quite as much as Angel Beats!. Creator Jun Maeda of Clannad and Air fame put in great effort to make the show function on multiple levels, and it really broadens the appeal far beyond that of the other Key IPs. In doing so, however, he spread himself too thin, and the show struggles to find its voice by the end of the series'... read more
|Angel Beats! Special||DVD Special||2010||Side Story|
|Angel Beats! Another Epilogue||DVD Special||2010||TBD|
|Angel Beats! Heaven's Door||2010||Prequel|
|Angel Beats! Track Zero (Light Novel)||2010||Prequel|
|Angel Beats! The 4-koma: Our War Front March Song||2010||Same Franchise|