Danball Senki (ダンボール戦機, Danbōru Senki lit. "Cardboard Battle Chronicles") is a 2011 Japanese anime series produced by Level-5 under the direction of Naohito Takahashi. The series has been based on the plastic-model-building role-playing game.
The series has been aired on TV Tokyo since March 2, 2011. Dentsu Entertainment USA has also confirmed that they have licensed the Little Battlers eXperience (Danball Senki) anime in the U.S, though there's no word on a set airdate.
List of Series
This anime has been produced by Level-5 under the direction of Naohito Takahashi. The first season started from March 2, 2011 until January 11, 2012 and has been aired on TV Tokyo. The first season has been written by Atsuhiro Tomioka and the music has been done by Rei Kondoh. The first season has been licensed by Dentsu Entertainment USA, but the air date is still unknown.
Danball Senki W
Danball Senki W (ダンボール戦機W (ダブル); lit. "Cardboard Chronicles W" or "Cardboard Chronicles Double") is a sequel of the first season. It started on January 18, 2012, an week after the first season finale and currently ongoing. Ban has become more matured and calmer than that he was in the first season. This season has also been licensed by Dentsu Entertainment USA which the air date is also unknown.
Danball Senki Wars (ダンボール戦機WARS (ウォーズ) ; lit. "Cardboard Chronicles Wars") is the third sequel to the series, set 5 years later prior to the second season.
The manga has been based from the game and anime series. It is currently written by Hideaki Fujii and has been published Shogakukan in the popular monthly magazine CoroCoro Comic from February 2011 until January 2012. There is also a second version also named Danball Senki W. It is released from February 2012 and is currently ongoing. The manga counts 3 volumes.
Video Game Exclusives
A PSP remake version of the first game with more original content (armor frames, weapons, attack functions, DLC and battle cards). It also features an alternative storyline debuting the future new protagonist, Hiro Oozora.
A Nintendo 3DS remake version of the first game with even more original content than the BOOST version. It features the debut of the W team protagonists (Hiro, Ban and Ran), their LBX models, and the masquerade version of the Yamano family.
A Nintendo 3DS remake version of the second game with the Mizel chapter pre-downloaded. It features the debut of the Wars team protagonists (Arata Sena, Hikaru Hoshihara, Haruki Izumo), and their LBX models.
- Original Story: Akihiro Hino
- Director: Naohito Takahashi
- Character and LBX Design: Jun Sonobe
- In-Between Animation Storyboard Artist: Mitsuru Hongou, Fumitoshi Oizaki
- In-Between Animation Character Design: Shinya Hasegawa
- Animation Production: OLM (Oriental Light & Magic)
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|Games||Danball Senki (PSP) | Danball Senki BOOST | Danball Senki Baku BOOST | Danball Senki W | Danball Senki W Super Custom | Danball Senki Wars | Armored Girls|
|Anime||Danball Senki | Danball Senki W | Danball Senki Wars | LBX Girls (Souko Musume Senki)|
|Movies||Inazuma Eleven GO VS Danball Senki W|
|Manga||Danball Senki | Jin Kaidou Gaiden | BOOST Gaiden|