Date A Live

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  • TV-14
  • 2013
  • 4 Seasons
  • 6.9  (3,718)

Date A Live is an anime series that premiered in 2013 from FUNimation. The show follows high school student Shido Itsuka, who one day finds himself in the middle of a sudden spatial quake that destroys his city. However, during the chaos, he encounters a mysterious girl named Kotori, who reveals to him that she is a spirit sent to Earth from a different dimension. Spirits are powerful beings that possess immense destructive abilities, and their arrival on Earth causes massive destruction in the form of spatial quakes. Shido soon learns that there are other spirits out there, and they are all potential threats to humanity. However, he also discovers that he has a special ability to seal a spirit's power by making them fall in love with him. With the help of his sister, Kotori and an organization known as Ratatoskr, Shido begins his mission to prevent the destruction of his world by sealing the powers of the spirits through dating them. The show boasts a unique premise that blends elements of romance, comedy, and action, making for a thrilling and engaging watch. It utilizes the harem genre in a way that is not often seen, with Shido having to navigate his duties as a "spiritual girlfriend" while also balancing relationships with multiple girls who all possess unique personalities and powers. One of the most appealing aspects of the show is its characters. Shido is a likable protagonist who is both brave and kind-hearted, which makes him an ideal candidate to carry out the task of dating the spirits. However, what really stands out are the female characters, all of whom are interesting and complex in their own right. Tohka, for example, is a spirit who is initially hostile toward humans due to the trauma of losing her home in the other dimension, but begins to slowly soften as she spends more time with Shido. Other notable characters include Origami, a classmate of Shido's who has a complicated past and a burning desire for revenge against the spirits, and Kotori, Shido's younger sister who acts as the commander of Ratatoskr and often provides comic relief. In terms of animation, the show looks fantastic. The character designs are all unique and appealing, and the action scenes are well-choreographed and visually stunning. Each of the spirits has a distinct look and power, which makes for exciting battles as Shido tries to win them over. Overall, Date A Live is an entertaining and engaging anime series that is sure to appeal to fans of the harem and romantic comedy genres. With likable characters, exciting action scenes, and a unique premise that blends multiple genres, it's easy to see why this show has become such a fan favorite. So, if you're looking for a fun and lighthearted anime series to watch, be sure to check out Date A Live.

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Seasons
Cycle of Salvation
12. Cycle of Salvation
June 24, 2022
Driven by her resolve to erase the Spirit of Origin from existence, Kurumi is fighting a battle of her own. And at long last, the identity of Phantom is revealed.
Past Sins
11. Past Sins
June 17, 2022
Shido takes charge during their Valentine's Day date and trusts his gut to capture Kurumi's heart. Before it ends, a look into Kurumi's past sheds light on how she became a Spirit.
Girl Time
10. Girl Time
June 10, 2022
After a lunchtime showdown, Kurumi and Shido plan to settle their competition on a special holiday. In the meantime, the Spirits help Shido prepare to face Kurumi in their own way
Nightmare's Seduction
9. Nightmare's Seduction
June 3, 2022
Shocked by Kurumi's appearance at school, Shido and crew try to deduce her intentions. This time, Shido's date with a Spirit is a matter of life and death.
Key and Sword
8. Key and Sword
May 27, 2022
In a competition for Shido's lips, Mukuro battles against Inverse Tohka. Before long, all goes wrong and Shido must stop Mukuro from destroying the planet.
Locked Memories
7. Locked Memories
May 20, 2022
Mukuro resorts to drastic measures in order to monopolize Shido's heart. To gain his full love and affection, Mukuro locks away all memories of him.
An Opened Heart
6. An Opened Heart
May 13, 2022
Shido races to save Mukuro before DEM reaches her first. But when she gets hostile, Shido, Kotori, and the Spirits must outplay their enemies in order to open her heart.
Fairy Tale
5. Fairy Tale
May 6, 2022
Trapped by Beelzebub in a world of fiction, the crew is desperate to escape. But without their powers to aid them, they're at the mercy of the story they're inside.
Space Spirit
4. Space Spirit
April 29, 2022
When the Earth comes under attack by a Spirit from space, Shido attempts to charm her. The problem is, she's closed off her heart and just wants to be left alone.
What's Yours Is Mine
3. What's Yours Is Mine
April 22, 2022
The girls struggle to sell more than Nia, but they have a few tricks up their sleeves. However, not even the Spirits are safe when Isaac Westcott comes to claim his prize.
So Be It! 2D It Is!
2. So Be It! 2D It Is!
April 15, 2022
Shido tries to woo Nia whose heart is firmly set on 2D. In order to get Nia to read their manga, the crew challenges her to see who can sell more copies at Comico.
Don't Panic. It's a Spirit's Trap.
1. Don't Panic. It's a Spirit's Trap.
April 8, 2022
Shido encounters a girl named Nia collapsed on the side of the road, but learns there's more to this manga artist than meets the eye.
Description

Date A Live is an anime series that premiered in 2013 from FUNimation. The show follows high school student Shido Itsuka, who one day finds himself in the middle of a sudden spatial quake that destroys his city. However, during the chaos, he encounters a mysterious girl named Kotori, who reveals to him that she is a spirit sent to Earth from a different dimension. Spirits are powerful beings that possess immense destructive abilities, and their arrival on Earth causes massive destruction in the form of spatial quakes.

Shido soon learns that there are other spirits out there, and they are all potential threats to humanity. However, he also discovers that he has a special ability to seal a spirit's power by making them fall in love with him. With the help of his sister, Kotori and an organization known as Ratatoskr, Shido begins his mission to prevent the destruction of his world by sealing the powers of the spirits through dating them.

The show boasts a unique premise that blends elements of romance, comedy, and action, making for a thrilling and engaging watch. It utilizes the harem genre in a way that is not often seen, with Shido having to navigate his duties as a "spiritual girlfriend" while also balancing relationships with multiple girls who all possess unique personalities and powers.

One of the most appealing aspects of the show is its characters. Shido is a likable protagonist who is both brave and kind-hearted, which makes him an ideal candidate to carry out the task of dating the spirits. However, what really stands out are the female characters, all of whom are interesting and complex in their own right. Tohka, for example, is a spirit who is initially hostile toward humans due to the trauma of losing her home in the other dimension, but begins to slowly soften as she spends more time with Shido.

Other notable characters include Origami, a classmate of Shido's who has a complicated past and a burning desire for revenge against the spirits, and Kotori, Shido's younger sister who acts as the commander of Ratatoskr and often provides comic relief.

In terms of animation, the show looks fantastic. The character designs are all unique and appealing, and the action scenes are well-choreographed and visually stunning. Each of the spirits has a distinct look and power, which makes for exciting battles as Shido tries to win them over.

Overall, Date A Live is an entertaining and engaging anime series that is sure to appeal to fans of the harem and romantic comedy genres. With likable characters, exciting action scenes, and a unique premise that blends multiple genres, it's easy to see why this show has become such a fan favorite. So, if you're looking for a fun and lighthearted anime series to watch, be sure to check out Date A Live.

Date A Live is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (47 episodes). The series first aired on April 6, 2013.

Where to Watch Date A Live

Date A Live is available for streaming on the FUNimation website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Date A Live on demand at Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 6, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (3,718)