• TV-MA
  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (4,721)

BTOOOM! is a thrilling anime series from Showgate that first aired in the year 2012. The show revolves around a young man named Ryota Sakamoto, who is an unemployed gamer and a top player of the online combat game BTOOOM! One day, he finds himself trapped on a deserted island, where he is forced to play a real-life version of the game that he loves so much.

As Ryota sets out to survive on the mysterious island, he quickly realizes that he is not alone. There are other players on the island who have been sent there to play the same game. Each player has a set of bombs called BIMs, which they must use to eliminate their opponents and emerge victorious. The catch is that once a player's supply of BIMs runs out, they will be eliminated from the game permanently.

The show is action-packed and full of suspense as Ryota navigates his way through the island, battling it out with other players in a fight for survival. Along the way, he forms alliances with some players, while facing off against others who stop at nothing to take him down.

The character development in BTOOOM! is impressive, as we watch Ryota evolve from a lazy gamer into a skilled fighter who is determined to survive at all costs. The other players on the island also undergo transformations, with some revealing their true selves as the game progresses.

The animation in BTOOOM! is excellent, with stunning visuals that bring the island to life. The action scenes are expertly choreographed, and the use of CGI enhances the overall experience. The soundtrack is also noteworthy, with thrilling music that sets the mood for each scene.

The voice acting in BTOOOM! is another standout feature, with a talented cast bringing the characters to life. Hongo Kanata does an excellent job as Ryota, perfectly conveying his initial reluctance to engage in real-life combat, followed by his determination to survive. Yuichi Nakamura shines as the mysterious player Taira, while Toru Ohkawa brings a sense of authority to the character Himiko's father.

The show deals with themes such as survival, betrayal, and morality, and forces the characters to confront their own values in order to make it out alive. The storyline is well-crafted, with twists and turns that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats until the very end.

Overall, BTOOOM! is a must-watch for fans of action and survival anime. With its engaging storyline, stunning animation, and talented cast, it is an immersive and thrilling experience that will leave viewers eagerly anticipating each new episode.

BTOOOM! is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on October 4, 2012.

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12. Bonds
December 20, 2012
Taira has lost it and is attacking his friends. Ryouta doesn't want to fight but this time he truly might not have a choice.
11. Revival
December 13, 2012
With Ryouta out of the way, Himiko will be an easy target for Date, but Shiki has other plans for the doctor.
High Level
10. High Level
December 6, 2012
It seems the players on the island are interconnected in more ways than one. While Sakamoto mulls over this new information, the good doctor begins his end game.
The Strongest Player
9. The Strongest Player
November 29, 2012
A new player has joined Sakamoto's team, but he carries a dark secret. Before the team could dive deeper into the new players past, a food drop overhead brings many players out of hiding.
White Ghost
8. White Ghost
November 22, 2012
As Sakamoto and Himiko try to rest for the night, Himiko wrestles with the idea of telling Sakamoto her true identity, but before she can do anything she is visited by a 'ghost'
Virtual Bride
7. Virtual Bride
November 15, 2012
Miyamoto, the mercenary, has found Sakamoto and his team. This dangerous player will do anything it takes to win.
Night of Sacrifice
6. Night of Sacrifice
November 8, 2012
In the moment of danger, trust issues start to show between Taira and Sakamoto. Sakamoto wants to save everyone especially the girl who just tried to kill him.
5. Attack
November 1, 2012
A pantless corpse floats by Taira and Sakamoto while they are eating lunch. When Sakamoto leaves to investigate he finds gruesome scene and a familiar figure.
Best in the World
4. Best in the World
October 25, 2012
Kira Kosuke is a disturbed child, but when on the island his true nature can finally come out, unchecked. That is until he faces the best Btooom! player in Japan.
3. Survival
October 18, 2012
While chasing after the mysterious girl, Ryota runs into Taira Kiyoshi who helps fill in the blanks in his memory.
The Bloody High School Girl
2. The Bloody High School Girl
October 11, 2012
A typical high school girl, betrayed by her neighbors, a forced player in the game of Btooom!, betrayed by the group she teamed up with. All men are scum.
1. Start
October 4, 2012
Ryota Sakamoto one of Japans top BTOOOM! players wakes up to find it is no longer a game.
Where to Watch BTOOOM!
BTOOOM! is available for streaming on the Showgate website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch BTOOOM! on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 4, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (4,721)