Deadman Wonderland

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  • TV-MA
  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (11,889)

Deadman Wonderland is a Japanese anime series that was first broadcasted in 2011. It was produced by the Japanese animation studio Manglobe and is based on the manga series of the same name, written by Jinsei Kataoka and illustrated by Kazuma Kondou. The anime is licensed for distribution in North America by the anime licensing company FUNimation, and it features the voice talents of Monica Rial, Romi Park, and Greg Ayres.

The story of Deadman Wonderland is set in the near future, after a massive earthquake has destroyed most of Tokyo and has left it submerged underwater. The disaster created a new prison called Deadman Wonderland, a facility that is both a tourist attraction and a place where prisoners are forced to fight for their survival. The prison is run by an organization called the Public Safety Bureau, and they use the prisoners' blood as a commodity to power their machines and to conduct experiments.

The main character of the show is Ganta Igarashi, a young boy who is falsely accused of murdering his entire classroom, and he is sent to Deadman Wonderland to serve a life sentence. Ganta is an innocent and kind-hearted person who struggles to survive in the prison and also to clear his name. He soon discovers that he possesses a strange power that allows him to control his own blood and to use it as a weapon. This ability is known as the Branch of Sin, and it is shared by other inmates in the prison. The Branch of Sin users are forced to fight in brutal gladiator-style battles against each other, in front of an audience of tourists who watch the fights for entertainment.

As Ganta navigates through the dangerous life in the prison, he learns more about the dark secrets of Deadman Wonderland and the true nature of the Branch of Sin. He meets other inmates who become his friends and allies, such as Shiro, a strange and enigmatic girl who seems to have a special connection to Ganta. Shiro is also known as the Wretched Egg, a powerful and terrifying Branch of Sin user who is feared by everyone in the prison.

The story of Deadman Wonderland is intense and violent, with lots of action and suspense. The show explores themes of justice, corruption, and the meaning of freedom. The characters are well developed and complex, with their own motivations and backstories. The animation is stunning, with vivid colors and detailed character designs. The soundtrack is also impressive, with a mix of rock and electronic music that fits the tone of the show perfectly.

The voice acting in Deadman Wonderland is top-notch, with each actor bringing nuance and emotion to their respective characters. Monica Rial portrays Shiro with a perfect balance of innocence and madness, while Romi Park captures the brooding intensity of Ganta. Greg Ayres adds humor and levity to the show as the flamboyant Branch of Sin user, Nagi Kengamine.

Overall, Deadman Wonderland is a thrilling anime series with a gripping plot and memorable characters. It is a must-watch for fans of action and suspense, and it will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. While it is not for the faint of heart, those who are willing to brave the violence will be rewarded with an unforgettable story that challenges their perceptions of justice and freedom.

Deadman Wonderland is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on April 17, 2011.

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Seasons
The Red Knife Wielder
13. The Red Knife Wielder
October 23, 2012
Before he was an inmate at Deadman Wonderland, Senji was a police officer who used his special powers to fight crime. When he encountered a ruthless gang leader with similar abilities, Senji was forced to fight for his life.
Grateful Dead
12. Grateful Dead
July 2, 2011
What exists in this dark world? Sometimes, the only thing you can see is the fear and despair. Sometimes, all you can do is be silent or fall to insanity... But sometimes, there is a light that can blow all of that darkness away.
Gig of Despair
11. Gig of Despair
June 25, 2011
Genkaku begins his song of despair. Another new mysterious character has appeared in front of Ganta, introducing himself as Mockingbird. With Shiro and Karako in trouble, Ganta must master the strength to overcome the Worm Eaters.
Undertaker
10. Undertaker
June 18, 2011
After Shiro destroys their hope, the members of Scar Chain return to the hideout defeated. Ganta ends his friendship with Shiro and leaves her in tears. While the Undertakers finally begin to move, Ganta slowly drowns within his own pathetic self.
Worm Eater
9. Worm Eater
June 11, 2011
In order to get the truth out into the world, Ganta and the others continue their jail break. As Nagi and Rokuro take over the control tower for G Block they come in contact with the little Undertaker, Hibana. Slowly, the finale for Scar Chain begins.
Scar Chain
8. Scar Chain
June 4, 2011
The rebellion group Scar Chain has come to recruit Ganta for their plans to overthrow Deadman Wonderland. But a new enemy has appeared, the anti-deadman Undertakers. What will become of Ganta and the others, as they participate in this dangerous gamble?
Wretched Egg
7. Wretched Egg
May 28, 2011
The lullaby stops momentarily and the Wretched Egg laughs again. Realizing the absurdity of the situation, Makina begins her stand to correct it. And amidst the destruction, Ganta is hit hard by new strangers that are recruiting for a cause.
Hummingbird
6. Hummingbird
May 21, 2011
Ignoring the horror he had just witnessed, Yoh returns to G Block. Sickened by the events after beating Crow, Ganta tries to run away with another deadman, Minatsuki. Sweet and beautiful, like the flowers she grows, but not everything is what is seems.
Carnival Corpse
5. Carnival Corpse
May 14, 2011
Welcome to the festival of carrion, Carnival Corpse. While Shiro tries to return to Ganta's side, Ganta has to survive against a frightful opponent. Shiro worries because Ganta has always been weak, but... she also knows what makes him so great.
Crow Claw
4. Crow Claw
May 7, 2011
Ganta lashes out against Crow for Yamakatsu and Mimi's revenge, only to find that he has mistaken the man's identity. Tamaki has now shown his face, welcoming Ganta to the REAL Deadman Wonderland and introducing him to the deadly games to come.
G Block
3. G Block
April 30, 2011
Ganta discovers the Red Man is living here in Deadman Wonderland. Afraid and angry, Ganta chases after him to a hidden place called G Block. There, he finds that things are not as simple as they seem.
Antidote (Candy)
2. Antidote (Candy)
April 24, 2011
Rules. Rules. Rules. In order to survive this horrible prison, Ganta must collect the prison currency, cast points. Welcome to the dog race show, a deadly attraction for all to enjoy. With Shiro by his side, it is time to begin the race for his life.
Death Row Inmate
1. Death Row Inmate
April 17, 2011
Middle school student Ganta Igarashi is the sole survivor of a great classroom massacre. Blamed for something he didn't do, he is sent to the privatized prison theme park, Deadman Wonderland. There, a strange girl waits for him.
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Where to Watch Deadman Wonderland
Deadman Wonderland is available for streaming on the FUNimation website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Deadman Wonderland on demand at Amazon Prime, Apple TV and Crunchyroll.
  • Premiere Date
    April 17, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (11,889)