TV (13 eps x 8 min)
Fall 2015
2.443 out of 5 from 925 votes
Rank #7,378

Mysterious monsters called "UMA" suddenly appear in the present day and attack humans. The scientist Sousuke Banba pursues the truth with the keyword "Kagewani," a word that literally means "Shadow Crocodile."

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Episode 2

Ice Fang

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Episode 3


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Episode 4

Double Bow

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Episode 5

Strange Colour

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Episode 6

Deep Abyss

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Episode 7

Slashing Strike

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Episode 8


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Episode 9


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Episode 10

Shadow Crocodile

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Episode 11


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Episode 12

Pitch Black

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Score 4.5/10

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