Hetalia: Axis Powers

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  • TV-MA
  • 2009
  • 7 Seasons
  • 7.2  (1,418)

Hetalia: Axis Powers is a Japanese anime series produced by Studio Deen and based on a webcomic by Hidekazu Himaruya. The show is known for its unique premise, which portrays various countries and regions as anthropomorphic characters. The main characters of Hetalia: Axis Powers are personifications of different countries, each with their own unique personality and quirks. The main protagonist is Italy (voiced by Yuki Kaida), who is depicted as a clumsy, somewhat cowardly character with a love for pasta and a tendency to talk a lot. Other important characters include Germany (voiced by KISHOW), Japan (voiced by Hiroki Takahashi), and America (voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi).

The show is set in the 20th century and focuses on various events and conflicts that occurred during that time period, including World War I and World War II. However, the show's approach to these historical events is often lighthearted and humorous, using the characters' personalities and quirks to create comical situations.

Due to its unique premise, Hetalia: Axis Powers has been both praised and criticized for its portrayal of historical events and national stereotypes. While some viewers enjoy the show's light-hearted approach to history, others find its humor to be offensive and insensitive.

Despite this controversy, Hetalia: Axis Powers has become a popular anime series, with a large fanbase both in Japan and overseas. The show has also spawned several spin-off series and a feature film, The Painted Birdcage.

In terms of animation, Hetalia: Axis Powers is known for its simple, chibi-style character designs and bright color palette. The show's animation is generally fluid and well-executed, though some viewers may find the use of simplistic designs to be overly cute or childish.

Overall, Hetalia: Axis Powers is a unique and engaging anime series that combines humor, history, and political commentary. While its approach to historical events and national stereotypes may not be to everyone's taste, the show's colorful cast of characters and entertaining stories make it a fun and enjoyable watch for many anime fans.

Hetalia: Axis Powers is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (233 episodes). The series first aired on January 24, 2009.

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Let's Celebrate the New Year
15. Let's Celebrate the New Year
July 27, 2021
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Let's Celebrate Christmas!
14. Let's Celebrate Christmas!
July 27, 2021
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Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and THAT Dog
13. Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and THAT Dog
July 27, 2021
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Get better!
12. Get better!
June 16, 2021
Japan wants to learn about unusual festivals. Germany is feeling under the weather, so Italy tries to help him get better.
Spa Competition and Spain's Kitchen
11. Spa Competition and Spain's Kitchen
June 9, 2021
Hungary and Czech are both spa countries. They ask a third party which of them has better spas. Meanwhile, at the World Conference, Spain explains how olives are important.
Industrial Revolution, Part 6
10. Industrial Revolution, Part 6
June 2, 2021
After moving to America, Romano talks to Spain about his worries. Then, Spain is visited by Portugal. And the Industrial Revolution arc concludes!
Industrial Revolution, Part 5
9. Industrial Revolution, Part 5
May 26, 2021
England has devised an industrial design that only machines can make. Meanwhile, America becomes the world's number one industrial power.
Industrial Revolution, Part 4
8. Industrial Revolution, Part 4
May 19, 2021
England has realized that design is important for industrial products. Thinking that Italy has a lot of good artwork, he asks Italy to give him lessons.
Industrial Revolution, Part 3
7. Industrial Revolution, Part 3
May 12, 2021
Russia is a little behind on the Industrial Revolution and has been pushed around by his bosses, who change very often. He asks Latvia to do something in order to develop Russia's industry.
Industrial Revolution, Part 2
6. Industrial Revolution, Part 2
May 5, 2021
Unable to follow Italy's Industrial Revolution, Romano goes to America. Meanwhile, England asks around about how he can improve his industrial products.
Industrial Revolution, Part 1
5. Industrial Revolution, Part 1
April 28, 2021
The time is the eighteenth century. The Industrial Revolution has started with England's small revelation and the move towards efficiency.
Czech and Slovakia, Part 2
4. Czech and Slovakia, Part 2
April 21, 2021
After discussing the hyphen issue, Czech and Slovakia decide to live separately. But living alone makes them miss each other.
Czech and Slovakia, Part 1
3. Czech and Slovakia, Part 1
April 14, 2021
Czech and Slovakia have finally become independent. Should it be "Czechoslovakia" or "Czecho-Slovakia"? Thus began the Hyphen War.
Oddballs, Part 2
2. Oddballs, Part 2
April 7, 2021
What do we do if extraterrestrials approach Earth? America's suggestion causes a commotion at the World Conference. Meanwhile, China attempts panda diplomacy with Japan.
Oddballs, Part 1
1. Oddballs, Part 1
March 31, 2021
The World Conference is where countries gather and discuss how to resolve issues around the world. However, Italy is late once again. All the familiar faces show up and start off a new round of slapstick comedy!
Where to Watch Hetalia: Axis Powers
Hetalia: Axis Powers is available for streaming on the FUNimation website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Hetalia: Axis Powers on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Crunchyroll.
  • Premiere Date
    January 24, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (1,418)