TV (13 eps)
3.615 out of 5 from 7,008 votes
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Nai’s friend Karoku is missing, and the only clue to his disappearance is a mysterious bracelet. One day while travelling, a young thief named Gareki saves Nai from a monster and takes an immediate interest in the trinket he carries, as it is the insignia of Circus, an elite group who travels the world capturing notorious criminals. Together, the two decide to track down Circus and see if they’ve taken Karoku, but luckily, the group finds them first. Unfortunately, they have no idea who Karoku is or why he had one of their identity bracelets, but in the hopes of getting to the bottom of the matter they offer their assistance. Now, Nai, Gareki and their new friends set forth to find Karoku, but with more questions piling up each day will it be possible to achieve their goal?

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KingArthur13th Nov 23, 2013
Score 4.6/10

I normally don't write a review about an anime I dropped but I already read the manga so I'm really confident about my review.
Story: (30/100) Allow me to try and explain the plot of this series. Karneval is about a boy named Nai who is searching for an old friend and his search brings him in contact with a young pickpocket named Gareki. These two are soon thrown into a battle between the supernatural... read more

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MayaHorigome Sep 7, 2013
Score 10/10

Yes! Karneval! One of my favorite anime!
Not original, but it is very interesting. Even the the first episode was action-filled, it felt a bit slow paced. But that is good in this case, because you need to get attached to the characters. i couldn't wait a week for each new episode to come out. They keep you wondering if the characters will be okay. Art(10/10)
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