Kill la Kill

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Kill la Kill
(Kiru Ra Kiru)
GenreAction, comedy, magical girl[1][2][3][4]
Anime television series
Directed byHiroyuki Imaishi
Written byKazuki Nakashima
Music byHiroyuki Sawano
Licensed by
Original networkMBS, TBS, CBC, BS-TBS
English network
Original run October 4, 2013 March 28, 2014
Episodes24 (List of episodes)
Illustrated byRyō Akizuki
Published byKadokawa Shoten
English publisher
MagazineYoung Ace
Original runOctober 4, 2013March 4, 2015
Original video animation
Goodbye Again
Directed byHiroyuki Imaishi
Written byKazuki Nakashima
Music byHiroyuki Sawano
Licensed by
Madman Entertainment
Aniplex of America
Anime Limited
ReleasedSeptember 3, 2014
Runtime25 minutes

Kill la Kill (キルラキル, Kiru Ra Kiru) is an anime series written by Kazuki Nakashima and directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi. It is produced by Trigger. The anime began airing on October 3, 2013 and ended on March 27, 2014.[5] There is also a manga that is illustrated by Ryō Akizuki.[6] On September 3, 2014, an original video animation episode will be released along with the ninth volume.[7]

Plot[change | change source]

The series follows Ryuko Matoi, a student at a high school in Tokyo Bay set in post-apocalyptic Japan called Honnouji Academy. The academy is run by the student council which wear special uniforms called Goku Uniforms. The uniforms give them superhuman abilities and they use them to rule over the rest of the students and staff of the academy. Ryuko Matoi owns one-half of a scissor-shaped longsword and transferred to the academy to look for the owner of the other half of the scissor blade, the person that killed her father. When she attempts to interrogate the leader of the student council Satsuki Kiryuin about the killer, she is defeated. After her defeat, she finds a sentient sailor uniform which she names Senketsu. Ryuko is able to use Senketsu's powers to fight Satsuki and her henchmen, the Elite Four.

References[change | change source]

  1. Harding, Xavier (February 8, 2015). "Kill La Kill English Dub Episode 1 Premiere: How Does Toonami's Attack On Titan Replacement Stack Up? [VIDEO]". iDigitalTimes. IBT Media. Archived from the original on April 20, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  2. Romano, Aja (April 3, 2014). "Kill La Kill: How the year's most polarizing anime became a smash hit". The Daily Dot. Archived from the original on May 26, 2015. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
  3. Bailey, Kat; Sliva, Marty (January 30, 2014). "9 Anime That Would Make Great Video Games". IGN. Retrieved April 20, 2015. Article was updated from its original{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: postscript (link) Bailey, Kat (January 30, 2015). "6 Animes [sic] That Would Make Great Video Games". Archived from the original on February 16, 2014.
  4. Logarta, Michael (April 14, 2014). "No-holds-barred insanity in 'Kill la Kill'". SciTech - GMA News Online. GMA Network.
  5. "Gurren Lagann Staffers Stream Kill la Kill Ad to Confirm Fall Debut". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  6. "Gurren Lagann Staff's Kill la Kill Anime Gets Manga". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  7. "Last Kill la Kill Blu-ray/DVD to Include Unaired Episode". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2014-03-28.

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