No. 6

TV (11 eps)
3.85 of 5 from 10,135 votes
Rank #1,247

Sion is intelligent, highly educated and lives a privileged life within the walls of No. 6, one of six city-states that was built after the world was destroyed from war. But Sion's comfortable existence changes forever when he meets Nezumi, an escaped convict, on the eve of his twelfth birthday. Due to his assistance in keeping Nezumi safe, Sion loses his rights and is forced to live in the lower town, where he becomes a normal citizen. Four years later, Sion finds himself back in Nezumi's company and in the midst of a dangerous conspiracy that leaves a trail of bodies in its wake. What is really going on in No. 6?

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uliba's avatar by uliba on Sep 21, 2015
Score 1/10

It's a TRAP! Starts great: very captivating animation, great artwork, good dystopian storyline but then it takes a really unexpected turn: out of nowhere it becomes a cheesy yaoi anime. So after the first 2-3 episodes you should expect a loose storyline, lots of drama and silly sexual innuendos between two boys.  read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Aug 14, 2012
Score 4.5/10

No. 6 starts as the tale of a dystopian society. Everything looks idyllic on the surface while a horror hides in the shadows and the characters try to cope with it. Yet a few episodes later, all that is trashed for a done-to-death stereotypical gay relationship between the main two characters. Boy, were the fans trolled or what… Most were lured into the show for its very atmospheric and captivating... read more

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No. 6 (Light Novel)
  • Vol: 9; Ch: 43
  • 2003 - 2011
Original Manga
No. 6
  • Vol: 9; Ch: 35
  • 2011 - 2013

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