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
Another series, another review. How did this one turn out? "Black Bullet" is the anime adaption of the Light Novel series of the same name written by Shiden Kanzaki and llustrated by Saki Ukai. A recent title that came out last season at the time of me writing this, the series has been one of the better recieved titles of the Spring 2014 Season, gathering quite a high amount of admirers and, as... read more
|Black Bullet Special||DVD Special||2014|
|Black Bullet (Light Novel)||2011|