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DARLING in the FRANXX 

In a world where future where humanity has been driven to endangerment by giant beasts, a strike force is assembled to destroy the monsters and save the world.
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Series cast summary:
Yûto Uemura Yûto Uemura ...  Hiro 24 episodes, 2018
Kana Ichinose Kana Ichinose ...  Ichigo 24 episodes, 2018
Nanami Yamashita Nanami Yamashita ...  Miku 24 episodes, 2018
Saori Hayami ...  Kokoro 24 episodes, 2018
Shizuka Ishigami Shizuka Ishigami ...  Ikuno 24 episodes, 2018
Bryn Apprill Bryn Apprill ...  Miku 24 episodes, 2018
Leah Clark ...  Ikuno 24 episodes, 2018
Brittany Lauda ...  Ichigo / ... 24 episodes, 2018
Matt Shipman ...  Hiro 24 episodes, 2018
Jeannie Tirado ...  Kokoro 24 episodes, 2018
Haruka Tomatsu ...  Zero Two 23 episodes, 2018
Mutsumi Tamura Mutsumi Tamura ...  Zorome 23 episodes, 2018
Aoi Ichikawa Aoi Ichikawa ...  Mitsuru 23 episodes, 2018
Hiroki Gotô Hiroki Gotô ...  Futoshi 23 episodes, 2018
Tia Lynn Ballard ...  Zero Two / ... 23 episodes, 2018
Bryson Baugus Bryson Baugus ...  Mitsuru 23 episodes, 2018
Ryan Reynolds Ryan Reynolds ...  Zorome 23 episodes, 2018
Blake Shepard ...  Futoshi 23 episodes, 2018
Austin Tindle Austin Tindle ...  Goro 23 episodes, 2018
Katsuyuki Konishi ...  Hachi 22 episodes, 2018
Yuichiro Umehara Yuichiro Umehara ...  Goro / ... 21 episodes, 2018
Marina Inoue ...  Nana 20 episodes, 2018
Michelle Rojas Michelle Rojas ...  Nana 20 episodes, 2018
Eric Vale ...  Hachi 20 episodes, 2018
Tesshô Genda ...  Chairman 14 episodes, 2018
Nobuo Tobita ...  Vice Chairman 14 episodes, 2018
Christopher Sabat ...  Papa / ... 13 episodes, 2018
Ken'yû Horiuchi Ken'yû Horiuchi ...  Dr. Franxx / ... 12 episodes, 2018
Sôma Saitô Sôma Saitô ...  Nine Alpha 11 episodes, 2018
Justin Briner Justin Briner ...  9A / ... 11 episodes, 2018
Kent Williams ...  Dr. Franxx 11 episodes, 2018
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Storyline

The story is set in the distant future. The land is ruined, and humanity establishes the mobile fort city Plantation. Pilots produced inside Plantation live in Mistilteinn, also know as the "birdcage." Children live there knowing nothing of the outside world or the freedom of the sky. Their lives consist of battling to carry out missions. Their enemies are mysterious giant lifeforms known as Kyouryuu, and the children pilot robots called Franxx to face off against them. For the children, riding the Franxx proves their existence. Written by ANN

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

13 January 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Darling in the Franxx See more »

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A-1 Pictures, Trigger See more »
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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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The Franxx pilots' names are all designated after Japanese words for numbers:
  • Hiro is designated 16 ("hi"-"ro", 1-6)
  • Ichigo is designated 15 ("ichi"-"go", 1-5)
  • Goro is designated 56 ("go"-"ro", 5-6)
  • Miku is designated 39 ("mi"-"ku", 3-9)
  • Kokoro is designated 556 ("ko"-"ko"-"ro", 5-5-6)
  • Futoshi is designated 214 ("fu"-"to"-"shi", 2-10-4)
  • Mitsuru is designated 326 ("mi"-"tsu"-"ru", 3-2-6)
  • Naomi is designated 703 ("na"-"O"-"mi", 7-0-3)
  • Ikuno is designated 196 ("i"-"ku"-"no", 1-9-6 - it's actually a Japanese pun as "ku" is turned around to read "no", just as 9 is turned around to read 6).


Zorome, who is designated 666, stands out as his name is Japanese for "repdigit", a number that is the same (11, 22, 33 etc). See more »

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By far the best anime
7 May 2018 | by sunkistgonebigSee all my reviews

I wasn't sure if I was going to like the series, but after watching the first episode I was hooked. It deserves a second season, hopefully they make a second season


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