Outbreak Company

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  • TV-14
  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 6.7  (685)

Outbreak Company is a 2013 anime series that tells the story of a young boy named Shinichi Kanou, who is a nerd with a passion for otaku culture. One day he is presented with an opportunity of a lifetime when he is offered a job by a mysterious company named Amutech. This is the start of Shinichi's journey to a new world, where he will use his otaku knowledge to fulfill his role as an ambassador and help bridge the cultural gap between two entirely different worlds.

The story begins with Shinichi, a typical otaku, who has been jobless since he graduated from high school. However, one day he receives a mysterious job offer from a company named Amutech. Excited by the prospect of finally being able to use his otaku knowledge, Shinichi accepts the offer without hesitation. However, little does he know that he is about to embark on a journey that will change his life forever.

After being transported to a new world, Shinichi finds himself in the middle of a medieval-style kingdom called Eldant. Upon arriving in Eldant, Shinichi is introduced to the king's daughter, the beautiful and innocent Petrarca. He is also introduced to his new role as an ambassador, where he is tasked with teaching the people of Eldant about Japanese culture. At the same time, he must also learn about Eldant culture and customs in order to better understand the people he is working with.

Shinichi's main goal is to foster a better cultural understanding between Japan and Eldant. His challenge is that the two cultures are fundamentally different. He must find ways of bridging this gap and finding common ground between the two cultures. In order to do this, Shinichi uses his knowledge of otaku culture to introduce concepts such as anime, manga, and video games to the people of Eldant. He also introduces Japanese cuisine, language, and traditions to the people of Eldant. Through his efforts, Shinichi brings joy and happiness to the people of Eldant and improves his relationship with Petrarca.

Despite the challenges, Shinichi proves to be a successful ambassador. He is fluent in the Eldantian language, and he is passionate about understanding their customs and traditions. He engages the people of Eldant with his vast knowledge of otaku culture, making them more accepting of his ideas and values. Additionally, Shinichi works hard to foster stronger relationships between Japan and Eldant, ultimately shaping the future of both worlds.

The characters in Outbreak Company are well-developed and interesting. Shinichi is a relatable protagonist who is passionate about his interests, and he is a natural ambassador, able to charm the people of Eldant with his charisma and kindness. The king's daughter, Petrarca, is innocent and pure, but she also represents a strong-willed and progressive voice in Eldantian society. Other characters such as Myucel and Minori also bring their own unique perspectives that add depth to the story.

Overall, Outbreak Company is a heartwarming tale about bridging cultural barriers and understanding one another. Through the use of otaku culture, Shinichi is able to introduce new ideas and perspectives to the people of Eldant. And in doing so, he not only improves his relationships with the people of Eldant but also helps bridge the cultural gap between two different worlds.

Outbreak Company is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on November 6, 2013.

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Shoot the Invaders!
12. Shoot the Invaders!
December 21, 2013
After Shinichi proposed that Eldant become self-sufficient and create its own otaku culture, the Japanese government begins to plot his assasination. However, thanks to Eldant guards, the assasination attempt is thwarted, and peace returns to his life. The Japanese government even lifts the restrictions on importation, ending his shortage of works for his lessons. Meanwhile, Bahalaim makes a move to invade, attacking Eldant and causing an explosion at their school.
Plot Silent, Plot Deep
11. Plot Silent, Plot Deep
December 14, 2013
The otaku culture being brought into Japan has begun to permeate Eldant, and one student is finally starting to write his own light novels while the other students are fighting over the new works being imported from Japan.
Magical Girl Petralka
10. Magical Girl Petralka
December 7, 2013
Footage taken by the SDF of the previous friendly soccergame has leaked, and Matoba is panicking. Certain otaku on the internet have already managed to identify the SDF squad using their emblems and equipment as hints.
Swimsuit of the Dead
9. Swimsuit of the Dead
November 30, 2013
"This is amazing! It really is my own swimsuit episode!" To burn up Minori's accrued vacation time, Galius arranges for them to stay at the Imperial Villa, and Shinichi is surrounded by girls in swimsuits.
The Melancholy of Her Imperial Majesty
8. The Melancholy of Her Imperial Majesty
December 25, 2013
Petralka has fallen into the hikikomori lifestyle, and the only way for Shinichi to bring her back is to dive in head first.
Maid in Japan
7. Maid in Japan
November 16, 2013
The Japanese government has been frequently mistaking Shinichi's orders for anime Blu-Rays and DVDs. Finally his patience has run out, and Shinichi demands to return to Japan so he can gather the lesson materials himself. However, Myucel manages to sneak along, and the two of them enjoy some unexpected time alone together..
6. Soccer...Soccer?
November 9, 2013
Shinichi has been hoping to find a way to resolve the racial tensions at their school, and when he uncovers a soccer ball within the goods brought in from Japan, he comes up with the idea of strengthening their bond through sports.
This Really Is Another World
5. This Really Is Another World
November 2, 2013
Setting his sights on Elbia's talent, Shinichi manages to hire her as AmuTec's personal illustrator. While the rapid pace at which his students absorb his lessons surprises him, Shinichi continues to enjoy teaching them and begins a passionate lecture on his speciality, bishoujo games. Minori is just as happy to the students enjoying her introduction to BL. Yet when Shinichi heads for the classroom again, he hears the sounds of elves and dwarves getting into an argument...
Furry Spy
4. Furry Spy
October 26, 2013
With Myucel safely recovered from the injury bore in the terrorist attack, matters began to settle and the school opened for classes. Still, the words of Alessio, the leader of the terrorists, echoed in his mind. "Am I an invader?" As Shinichi searches for the answer to this question, he begins teaching classes. Then one evening on his way home from school, Minori's smart phone alerts them to a trespasser--Elbia Hernaiman, a spy from a neighboring nation.
Thou Art Invaders
3. Thou Art Invaders
October 19, 2013
It's been one month since Shinichi came to another world. With the mansion growing too small for his study sessions, work on constructing a school to teach Otaku culture was steadily under way in Eldant. Everything seemed to be going well for AmuTec, but a mysterious shadow began to approach once the school was complete...
I-I'd Better Watch It...
2. I-I'd Better Watch It...
October 12, 2013
After safely(?) finishing his audience with Petralka Eldant the Third, Empress of the Holy Eldant Empire, Shinichi recieves permission to conduct business as General Entertainment Firm: AmuTec. When he asks Matoba for the details of his mission, his only reply is "To be frank, we don't really know, either." He decides to start by selecting works the people of Eldant are likely to go crazy for and teaching Myucel Japanese, but then Petralka comes to inspect his work.
I-I'd Better Watch It...
2. I-I'd Better Watch It...
November 13, 2013
Shinichi begins the arduous task of finding the right stuff to bring to the Eldant Emipre. Later, the Queen appears and demands that he read to her.
I Landed in Another World
1. I Landed in Another World
November 6, 2013
A lowly otaku is transported to a magic kingdom to bring his nerdy hobbies to the populace in a cultural exchange program.
Where to Watch Outbreak Company
Outbreak Company is available for streaming on the Anime Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Outbreak Company on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    November 6, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (685)