Angel Beats!

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Name: Angel Beats!
Creator: Key/Visual Arts
Date(s): 2010
Medium: visual novel, anime, light novel, manga, OVA
Country of Origin: Japan
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Angel Beats! is a franchise consisting of a thirteen-episode anime (plus two OVAs and a short epilogue), which was followed by four manga, a light novel (adapted into one of the manga), and a visual novel—all developed by Key/Visual Arts.


The story follows Otonashi, an amnesiac teenager who finds himself enrolled in the "afterlife school", a limbo-like threshold in which the deceased must let go of their worldly attachments before passing on to the afterlife. His rifle-wielding classmate Nakamura "Yurippe" Yuri then recruits Otonashi into the Shinda Sekai Sensen (Afterlife Battlefront), a paramilitary organization with a purpose to defeat Angel, the student council president, for supposedly working for God, whom the SSS blames for their suffering in life.[1]

Notable Characters


Reception and Reaction

People praise the series for its characters, creative plot, and emotional scenes. The anime also received a similar response, but was criticized for being too short at only 13 episodes. The anime adaptation currently holds an 8.1 user rating on IMDb,[2] an 8.5 user rating on MyAnimeList,[3] and holds an excellent user vote on Anime News Network.[4][1]

Some Angel Beats! fans have reported registering as organ donors after being inspired by the show.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Notable Ships

Fan Works

Fan Fiction

Fan Art




External Links

Fan Communities and Archives