Dororo (2019)

TV (11+ eps)
2019 - ?
Winter 2019
4.541 out of 5 from 2,531 votes
Rank #54

One day, a man entered a temple that housed forty-eight statues possessed by demons and made a deal: in exchange for ultimate power, they could each take a piece of his soon-to-be born son. Soon after the child came into the world and the demons held up their end of the bargain; the man then left the crippled child in the river to die. Found by a kind doctor, the boy grew older with the help of prosthetic limbs and enhanced senses, but soon demons began to follow him, and the boy - who his new father named Hyakkimaru - left to find a way to complete himself. He searches for the forty-eight demons; each one he vanquishes returns a piece of his body. Alongside the child thief Dororo, Hyakkimaru travels from place to place, hoping to one day become whole.

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Ebonyslayer Mar 20, 2019
Score 9/10

This is my first review for 2019 and I'm going to do it with justice! Story- The anime's story is based on a manga that has just had its fiftieth anniversary, and is about a traveling swordsman who is on a journey to get back his body parts that were taken from him by demons. Along the way that same character becomes friends with a young boy thief named Dororo. What's really cool about this series for me... read more

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