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Ajin (2016)

Ajin (2016)
Episodes: 13 Start date: End date:

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An immortal first appeared on an African battlefield 17 years ago. Later, rare and unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as Ajin (demi-humans). Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high school student named Nagai Kei is instantly killed in a traffic accident on his way home from school. However, he is revived, and a price is placed on his head. Thus begins a boy`s life on the run from all of humankind.

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Zila

  

As someone that grew up astonished at the hardly discernible polygon of the early technical age, Ajin's animation didn't seem to bother me all that much. Certainly didn't subtract from the interesting storyline and characters. In fact, this show has one of the greatest antagonists in the quinquennium of anime. Satō (real name Samuel T. Owen) is enough to carry the plot as far as adversaries go, yet there is so much complexity to his character and it's an intriguing journey. Ajin has a rather unique protagonist in Kei Nagai. The development of this character draws upon sympathy with its dark, horrific tones and manages a decent metamorphosis into psychological apprehension. At times, Ajin suffers pacing issues but I personally found this to be a nice unity of plot to go along with its bold, abundant action sequences. Characters get just enough backstory and depth before charging into considerate (and absolutely badass) choreography. 'Ajin' altogether is such an original concept, with a compelling examination into death/afterlife. 

It's definitely worth giving this anime a watch!  

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