No Game No Life

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  • TV-14
  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (17,998)

No Game No Life is a Japanese anime television series produced by AT-X in 2014. It is a fantasy science fiction adventure show based on the light novel series written by Yuu Kamiya. The main characters in the series are Shiro and Sora, who are brother and sister and are also known as the legendary gaming duo Blank. They are transported to a new world by a strange god named Tet, where there are no wars, but everything is decided by games.

The show features a unique, vibrant, and colorful animation style that is visually stunning and captivating. It is set in a world called Disboard, where there are 16 species, including humans, elves, and werebeasts. The world is controlled by ten powerful race pieces, and the inhabitants must follow the rules established within them. The show explores the different races in Disboard, their alliances, and the conflicts they have between them.

Shiro and Sora are the main characters of the series, and they are portrayed as intelligent and cunning gamers. They have a special ability to predict the outcomes of any game they play, giving them the ability to win every game they participate in. As Blank, they take on various challenges set by other races to challenge their skills and strategy. Throughout the series, they have to face their rivals and prove their abilities as gamers.

The supporting cast is equally entertaining and unique as the main characters. They include Stephanie Dola, a princess from the Elkia Kingdom and a granddaughter of the previous king. She helps Shiro and Sora navigate the political and social scene of Disboard. Jibril, a member of the Flügel race, who are known for their wings and their intellectual prowess. She assists Blank and reveals valuable information about the world. Other memorable characters include the werebeasts Izuna Hatsuse and Kurami Zell, who challenge Blank to prove their worth.

Each episode of No Game No Life is a challenge in which Blank using their strategic genius, battle their opponents to win the games. The show is a mix of action, adventure, and comedy moments. The creative use of animation, visual effects, and the soundtrack captures the audience's imagination.

The series has a memorable soundtrack with plenty of upbeat electronic music and catchy themes that compliment the colorful visuals. The opening theme song, "This Game," performed by Konomi Suzuki, and the ending theme song, "Oración," performed by Shiro and Izuna Hatsuse are some of the most popular songs of the series.

The show has garnered a huge fan base due to its unique premise, intelligent storytelling, and visually stunning animation. The engaging dialogue, humorous banter, and vivid characters make it a must-watch for anime enthusiasts. The show balances action and suspense with moments of humor and lightheartedness, making it a fun and enjoyable experience.

No Game No Life has received critical acclaim and is considered one of the best anime shows of recent years. Its popularity among fans has led to a spin-off light novel series, manga, and a movie. The show's sequel has been eagerly anticipated and is expected to be released soon.

In conclusion, No Game No Life is an exceptional anime series that effortlessly mixes action, comedy, and drama to create a compelling story. The engaging characters, stunning visuals, and memorable music make it a must-watch for anime enthusiasts. The blend of futuristic game concepts and the fantasy world of Disboard makes this show a standout in the genre. Overall, this is a series well worth watching.

No Game No Life is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on May 10, 2014.

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E 12
12. E 12
June 25, 2014
Sora and Shiro are driven into a corner by Izuna's activated Blood Destruction, but just when Izuna thinks she's won the game, she falls into yet another of their traps and is defeated. Some time later, the siblings are summoned by the leader of the Werebeasts, the Shrine Priestess, who wants a rematch against them for the sake of her people, but the challenge "unexpectedly" ends in a draw. She is convinced into joining forces and establishing the Elkia Federation by merging the Imanity and Werebeast territories into a single nation. While making preparations for their next battles, Sora and Shiro renew their conviction to unite all the races of Disboard under their rule, and one day challenge Tet for his title of "One True God".
E 11
11. E 11
June 18, 2014
Having regained their composure, Sora and Shiro confront Izuna with Jibril's help but soon realize that the game is rigged to the point that winning is almost impossible. All hope seems lost when Shiro is apparently put on enemy control, until Izuna realizes that she is actually falling on a trap by the siblings, and enjoying the game for the first time in her life, she finally decides to go all out against them.
E 10
10. E 10
June 11, 2014
After finishing their preparations, the time has come for Sora and Shiro to challenge the Werebeasts with the destiny of all Imanity at stake, accompained by Jibril and Steph. But just when the game begins, the siblings fall into despair when they see themselves in a city that resembles their own homeland and the traumas of their past come to surface.
E 9
9. E 9
June 4, 2014
While figuring out the truth about her brother's disappearance, Shiro remembers that Sora is having a high-stakes game of Othello with Clammy in which they are betting their own existence and memories. With Sora in a dire position and unable to continue the game, Shiro assumes his place according to the game's rules and wins. With this, the siblings not only earn Clammy's allegiance and the support of her Elf partner, Feel Nilvalen, but by sharing his memories with her, Sora finally wins her trust.
Fake End
8. Fake End
May 28, 2014
The siblings pay a visit to the Werebeasts' embassy in Elkia, and expose the tricks that they use to outwit their opponents. Sora bets all of Imanity's remaining territory, along with the lives of all its citizens in an all-or-nothing game against the Werebeasts. However, while awaiting an answer from them, Sora mysteriously disappears without a trace, and Shiro realizes that she is the only one who remembers him.
7. Sacrifice
May 21, 2014
Intending to challenge the Werebeasts, the siblings discover that it's hard to come with a strategy to defeat the latter, as all memories regarding the games are erased from their challengers, until Stephanie entrusts Sora a key left by the former king, leading to his secret research on how to outwit them.
6. Interesting
May 14, 2014
The siblings confront Jibril, a member of the Flügel race to reclaim the royal library in a game of Shiritori.
Weak Square
5. Weak Square
May 7, 2014
Sora and Shiro leave the running of the country to Steph and spend every day playing video games. Steph's hope that they would become not only the saviors of Elukia, but all of humanity, crumbles away.
4. Grandmaster
April 30, 2014
The game Clamy challenged them to wasn't normal chess. Shiro is a chess master, but even she is helpless against Clami's assault. But when Shiro understands the real rules of the game, things begind to turn around. The battle to determine the king of Elukia, and all of humanity, finally reaches its end.
3. Expert
April 23, 2014
A girl named Clamy has won the right to be the next king of Elukia by her overwhelming good luck. Steph lost to her and loses the chance to become the next ruler. Just as she defeats the last challenger, however, Sora and Shiro interrupt her.
2. Challenger
April 16, 2014
Sora and Shiro have been abandoned in another world by Tet. In this world all war is forbidden, and everything is determined by games whose rules are determined by the "Ten Pledges" that Tet established. They find themselves in the country of humanity, the weakest of the 16 races in this new world.
1. Beginner
May 10, 2014
Sora and Shiro are a pair of anti social NEET gamer extraordinaires. Suddenly they find themselves in a new world where games decide every facet of life...something that they take to immediately.
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No Game No Life is available for streaming on the AT-X website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch No Game No Life on demand at Amazon Prime, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    May 10, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (17,998)