In the year 2021, mankind was defeated by Gastrea, a parasitical virus, and was forced to live within a wall made of Baranuim monoliths, a metal that is able to subdue Gastrea. Soon, the "Cursed Children" were discovered: children born infected with the Gastrea virus who possess superhuman abilities. Due to the Gastrea virus' intervention, the Cursed Children could only be female. Civil Securities are formed to specialize fighting against Gastrea, operating with the pair of an Initiator, who are cursed children, and a Promoter, serving to lead the cursed children. Ten years after the war, Rentarou Satomi, a high school student and Civil Security member, and his Initator Enju Aihara, receive a secret mission to prevent Tokyo's destruction.
When I first encountered Black Bullet, I thought it was the adaptation of an action manga, so my expectations were not very low. But then I found out that the manga is just a different adaptation of the actual source material, which happens to be a light novel. That was enough to lower the bar a few thousand miles.
Oh such joy, a story based on a light novel; what could... read more
Good animation, With a dark backstory, and loveable characters.
I really enjoyed the characters in this anime, The MC is likeable and just while still firm and ruthless when needed to be, the anime heavilly features adorable lolis who make part of the main element of this animes plot, being half gastrea (mutated monster) and half human they are known as the cursed children and are hated and despised by... read more
|Black Bullet Special||DVD Special||2014|
|Black Bullet (Light Novel)||2011|