Buso Renkin

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  • TV-14
  • 2007
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.8  (581)

Buso Renkin is a Japanese anime television series that was first released in Japan in 2006, and later dubbed in English and licensed by VIZ Media. The show is based on the manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Nobuhiro Watsuki. The series follows Kazuki Muto, a high school student who is killed while trying to save a young girl from a monster. However, he is resurrected by a girl named Tokiko Tsumura, who uses the powerful alchemical weapon called a Buso Renkin to revive him. Kazuki is able to use his own Buso Renkin, a lance-shaped weapon, to fight against the Homunculi, a group of monsters that seek to destroy humanity.

As Kazuki learns more about the world of alchemy and the Homunculi, he teams up with Tokiko and a group of other warriors who also use Buso Renkin to fight against these monsters. Along the way, they discover that they are part of a larger conspiracy that involves the government and a powerful alchemist named Victor.

The show features a diverse cast of characters, each with their own unique abilities and personalities. Jun Fukuyama voices Kazuki, the main protagonist who is earnest and passionate about protecting others. Ryouka Yuzuki voices Tokiko, the tough but caring girl who revives Kazuki and helps him learn about alchemy.

Other notable voice actors in the series include Aya Hirano as Mahiro Muto, Kazuki's younger sister who is also a skilled fighter; Hitomi Nabatame as Captain Bravo, a flamboyant warrior who uses a pair of guns as his Buso Renkin; and KISHOW as Papillon, a mysterious Homunculus who has his own agenda.

The animation style of Buso Renkin is colorful and dynamic, with exciting action sequences that showcase the different abilities of the Buso Renkin. The show also has a good balance of intense battle scenes and lighthearted moments, with some humorous dialogue and character interactions that add depth to the story.

Overall, Buso Renkin is an entertaining and engaging anime series that combines action, adventure, and fantasy elements. The show has a well-developed world and an interesting cast of characters, making it a must-watch for fans of the genre.

Buso Renkin is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (30 episodes). The series first aired on January 17, 2007.

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March 14, 2007
Kazuki has decided to use the perfected white kakugane on Victor. By placing himself in suspended animation, Kazuki can put an end to being further Victornized by waiting until another white kakugane can be perfected by Papillon. Though a temporary measure, it means saying goodbye to Tokiko and friends. Soon Kazuki heads to the battlefield where the Alchemist Army is fighting Victor, where he and Tokiko impale Victor's body with the white kakugane. But Victor does not revert back to his human form!
Where to Watch Buso Renkin
Buso Renkin is available for streaming on the VIZ Media website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Buso Renkin on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV, Tubi TV and Peacock.
  • Premiere Date
    January 17, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (581)