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Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions (TV)

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Alternative title:
Grimgar le Monde des cendres et de fantaisie (French)
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
Hai to Gensō no Grimgar (Japanese)
灰と幻想のグリムガル (Japanese)
Genres: adventure, drama, fantasy
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: When Haruhito awakens, he's in the dark. He doesn't know where he is, why is he here, and where he came from. Around him there are several men and women who have the same circumstances. Haruhito and his companions find themselves in a "game-like world" called Grimgar and must form a party, cooperate, and learn new skills to survive the harsh environment together.
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User Ratings: 654 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 63 votes (sub:49, dub:8, ?:1, raw:1, others:4
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 Excellent: 176 votes (sub:144, dub:23, raw:2, ?:1, others:6
5 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Very good: 201 votes (sub:162, dub:29, raw:3, ?:1, others:6
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian edited dub
1 French subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
 Good: 126 votes (sub:94, dub:25, raw:2, others:5
2 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Indonesia subtitled
 Decent: 49 votes (sub:40, dub:3, others:6
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
 So-so: 20 votes (sub:17, dub:2, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:4, dub:2)
 Weak: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: 1 vote (raw:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1018 users, rank: #1200 (of 9666)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.879 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.4825, rank: #896 (of 9800)
Weighted mean: 7.818 (Very good−), rank: #902 (of 9800) (seen all: 7.93 / seen some: 6.84 / won't finish: 4.01)
Bayesian estimate: 7.811 (Very good−), rank: #660 (of 7424)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
2016-09-01 to 2016-09-16 (Philippines, Hero TV)
Opening Theme:
"Knew day" by [K]NoW_NAME
Ending Theme:
"Harvest" by [K]NoW_NAME
Insert song:
"Brave Storm" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 2]
"Cultivate" by [K]NoW_NAME (ep 12)
"Growing" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 8]
"Head Wind" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 1]
"Nutrient" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 7]
"Rainy Tone" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 4]
"Seeds" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 2]
"Stand On The Ground" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 3]
"Sudden Storm" by [K]NoW_NAME (ep 11)
"sun will rise" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 9]
"Swelling of Buds" by [K]NoW_NAME [ep 9]
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions - Complete Series [Essentials] (Blu-ray) 2019-02-12 (from $22.49)
Blu-ray (Region B)
    Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions - Complete Series [AU] (Blu-ray) 2017-07-19
Blu-ray + DVD combo
    Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions - Complete Series (BD+DVD) 2017-05-02 (from $28.49)
    Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions - Complete Series [Limited Edition] (BD+DVD) 2017-05-02 (from $129.00)
    Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions - Complete Series [AU] [Limited Edition] (BD+DVD) 2017-07-19
DVD (Region 4)
    Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions - Complete Series [AU] (DVD) 2017-07-05

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Ryosuke Nakamura
Series Composition: Ryosuke Nakamura
Hiroki Kudō (ep 11)
Kenichi Kawamura (ep 6)
Kenichi Shimizu (OVA; eps 2-3)
Naomichi Yamato (ep 10)
Nobuhiko Genma (ep 11)
Rokurō Jinga (ep 10)
Ryosuke Nakamura (eps 1, 4, 12)
Shinpei Ezaki (ep 9)
Susumu Kudo (ep 8)
Takaharu Ozaki (ep 5)
Tomotaka Shibayama (ep 7)
Episode Director:
Hidekazu Hara (ep 12)
Hiroaki Nishimura (ep 7)
Jin Iwatsuki (ep 10)
Keiji Kawakubo (ep 9)
Kosaya (ep 11)
Naomichi Yamato (ep 4)
Ryosuke Nakamura (eps 1-2, 4, 12)
Susumu Kudo (ep 8)
Takaharu Ozaki (ep 5)
Tomio Yamauchi (ep 6)
Tomotaka Shibayama (eps 2, 4, 11)
Tsuyoshi Tobita (eps 3, 11)
Yasuhiro Geshi (ep 12)
Yoshiko Mikami (ep 10)
Music: R.O.N ([K]NoW_NAME) 
Original creator: Ao Jūmonji
Original Character Design: Eiri Shirai
Character Design: Mieko Hosoi
Art Director: Hidetoshi Kaneko
Chief Animation Director: Mieko Hosoi
Art design: Hidetoshi Kaneko
3D Director: Tomohiko Kan
Sound Director: Ryosuke Nakamura
Director of Photography: Shinichi Igarashi
2nd Key Animation:
Chie Tanaka (ep 1)
Chikako Hori (Asahi Production; ep 2)
Eisuke Matsubara (eps 1, 3-4)
Emi Hirano (ep 1)
Erika Arakawa (ep 1)
Fumiko Kikuta (Asahi Production; ep 2)
Hatsune Hoshino (ep 7)
Hideyoshi Furihata (ep 3)
Hiroshi Ōhara (ep 1)
Hiroyo Izumi (ep 1)
Kaori Endō (Asahi Production; ep 2)
Maki Hayashibara (ep 7)
Mari Saitō (ep 5)
Masako Terada (ep 3)
Mayuko Kato (ep 6)
Miho Sekimoto (eps 1, 6-7)
Minami Seki (eps 3, 7)
Naoya Takahashi (ep 5)
Nobuki Nakamura (ep 6)
Ryōko Mita (eps 1-3)
Ryou Kodama (eps 3, 6)
Ryū Miura (ep 3)
Ryuga Fujiwara (ep 7)
Wakana Murakami (ep 3)
Yōko Kubara (ep 3)
Yuichiro Mizutani (ep 3)
Yuka Shibata (Asahi Production; ep 2)
Yūki Fukuchi (ep 4)
Yūki Nagata (Asahi Production; ep 2)
Yumiko Tachibana (ep 7)
Action Animation Director: Kazuyuki Asaka (eps 1, 3-12)
Animation producer: Yutaka Oomatsu
Assistant Animation Director:
Eisuke Matsubara (ep 7)
Junko Nakamura (ep 7)
Kanako Ono (ep 7)
Kunihiko Sakurai (ep 7)
Miki Takemoto (ep 7)
Yumi Maeda (ep 7)
Assistant Director: Tomotaka Shibayama
Assistant Music Producer: Eri Isobe
Background Art:
Emiko Koizumi (Atelier BWCA)
Hidetoshi Kaneko (Atelier BWCA)
Kazuko Katsui (Atelier BWCA)
Masashi Kurihara (Atelier BWCA)
Shiho Yanase (Atelier BWCA)
Takuya Iida (Atelier BWCA)
Tomoko Momose (Atelier BWCA)
Toshiyuki Yoshimura (Atelier BWCA)
Yasunari Usuda (Atelier BWCA)
Yuichi Suehiro (Atelier BWCA)
Yuichiro Nakajima (Atelier BWCA)
Yuka Okamoto (Atelier BWCA)
Color design:
Asuka Yokota (eps 6-12)
Takahiro Mogi
Editing: Aya Hida
Graphic Design: Gaku Watanabe
Illustration: Mieko Hosoi (OP/ED; eps 1-12)
In-Between Animation: Hikaru Asami (A-1 Pictures; ep 2)
Insert Song Arrangement: Shuhei Mutsuki (seeds; ep 2)
Insert Song Composition: Shuhei Mutsuki (seeds; ep 2)
Insert Song Lyrics: Kohei by SIMONSAYZ ("Stand on the Ground", "Nutrient", "Growing", "sun will rise"; eps 3, 7-9)
Insert Song Performance: [K]NoW_NAME
Key Animation:
Ai Mochida (ep 8)
Asako Inayoshi (OP)
Aya Sasaki (ep 11)
Daisuke Saitō (ep 1)
Eiichi Tominaga (ep 8)
Eiji Fukuyama (eps 10, 12)
Emi Hirano (eps 7, 11)
Erika Arakawa (eps 7, 11)
Fujio Inose (ep 5)
Hanako Enomoto (ep 5)
Hideo Amemiya (ep 8)
Hideyoshi Furihata (ep 11)
Hiroki Abe (ep 3)
Hiroki Fujiwara (OP)
Hiroki Itai (ep 11)
Hiroki Itō (ep 12)
Hiroko Shigekuni (ep 10)
Hiromi Ogata (eps 2, 8)
Hiroshi Ōhara (ep 7)
Hiroyuki Shimizu (eps 5, 12)
Hisaki Furukawa (eps 1, 3-4)
Hitoshi Morikawa (eps 5, 9, 12)
Itsuki Tsuchigami (ep 11)
Junko Matsushita (eps 3, 7, 12)
Kaori Itō (eps 2, 7, 12)
Kaori Saito (ep 5)
Kaoru Maehara (eps 8, 12)
Kazumasa Takeuchi (ep 10)
Kazunori Shibata (ep 3)
Keiichi Kondō (ep 7)
Keiji Kawakubo (ep 9)
Keisuke Kobayashi (OP)
Ken Mochizuki (ep 11)
Kenichi Shimizu (ep 5)
Kenji Sawada (ep 11)
Kōichi Motomura (ep 11)
Kōji Nobuhara (ep 4)
Kouhei Hashimoto (ep 11)
Kumiko Katō (eps 3, 12)
Kunihiko Hamada (OP)
Kunihiko Sakurai (eps 3-4)
Mai Sakamoto (ep 11)
Maki Murakami (ep 7)
Makiko Uemura (ep 5)
Manami Itō (ep 7)
Mariko Shimamura (ep 6)
Masafumi Yamamoto (ep 8)
Masaru Suzuki (ep 4)
Masashi Ishihama (ep 9)
Masaya Makita (6 episodes
eps 3-5, 7, 9, 11

Michinori Shiga (ep 11)
Mieko Hosoi (eps 1, 10-12)
Miho Ogawa (ep 7)
Miho Sekimoto (eps 7, 12)
Mika Saitō (ep 5)
Miki Kurihara (ep 4)
Miki Takahashi (ep 8)
Miki Takemoto (ep 12)
Minami Seki (eps 1, 7)
Mitsuyo Tsuno (eps 5, 8-9, 11)
Miyuki Honda (ep 11)
Miyuki Kuroki (eps 7-8)
Momoko Minegishi (ep 6)
Moriyasu Taniguchi (ep 8)
Nagisa Takahashi (eps 3, 12)
Naoaki Hōjō (eps 7, 11)
Naoko Masui (eps 2, 8, 10)
Nobuhiko Kawakami (ep 3)
Nobuo Hashimoto (ep 7)
Noriko Hatta (eps 5, 9)
Rieko Noguchi (ep 6)
Ryōko Mita (eps 7, 9, 11-12)
Ryosuke Nakamura (eps 1, 12)
Ryou Kodama (5 episodes
eps 2, 7-8, 11-12

Sachiko Sugimoto (ep 7)
Satoshi Sakai (ep 8)
Sawako Miyamoto (OP; eps 3-4, 8-12)
Shinichiro Minami (ep 11)
Shino Ninomiya (ep 11)
Shōhei Yamanaka (ep 11)
Shōichi Funaki (eps 4, 12)
Shun Nishitani (ep 11)
Tadahito Matsubayashi (ep 11)
Tadashi Kubo (ep 7)
Takahiro Arai (8 episodes
eps 2-3, 5, 7-10, 12

Takeshi Baba (7 episodes
eps 1, 4-5, 8, 10-12

Takumi Yamakawa (ep 7)
Tomoko Sudo (ep 2)
Tomotaka Shibayama (ep 12)
Tomoyoshi Tsuchiya (ep 11)
Yasuko Miyazaki (eps 3, 8, 12)
Yasushi Ohara (ep 11)
Yasutoshi Iwasaki (ep 3)
Yōichi Shimizu (ep 12)
Yoshihiro Maeda (OP)
Yoshiko Imazato (ep 5)
Yoshiko Mikami (ep 10)
Yoshitaka Nagata (ep 9)
Yūichi Fujimaki (ep 8)
Yuichiro Masuda (ep 10)
Yuichiro Mizutani (eps 5, 11)
Yūichirō Yamada (ep 3)
Yūki Fukuchi (ep 8)
Yuki Matsuo (ep 11)
Yūki Nakajima (eps 5, 9)
Yukiko Nagao (ep 1)
Yūko Fujii (eps 3, 12)
Yumi Maeda (OP; ep 2)
Yumiko Tachibana (7 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 7-8, 11-12

Yusuke Adachi (ep 11)
Layout: Tomoko Sudo (ep 2)
Music Director:
Anzu Kobayashi
Yū Satō
Music producer: Masataka Mikami
Koji Sawada (Studio Twinkle)
Masayuki Iwata (Studio Twinkle)
Masumi Usa (Studio Twinkle)
Satoshi Fujita (Studio Twinkle)
Shinichi Igarashi (Studio Twinkle; OP)
Tatsuya Kikuchi (Studio Twinkle)
Yohei Konishi (Studio Twinkle)
Production Advancement:
Kakushi Ifuku (eps 7, 12)
Takahiro Kubo (ep 11)
Recording Adjustment: Takeshi Imaizumi
Sound Effects: Toshiya Wada
Sound Production: Eisuke Imanishi
Theme Song Arrangement: Shuhei Mutsuki (ED1-2)
Theme Song Composition: Shuhei Mutsuki (ED1-2)
Theme Song Performance: [K]NoW_NAME
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Haruhiro

Chika Anzai as Mary
Daisuke Namikawa as Kikkawa
Fukushi Ochiai as Moguzo
Haruka Terui as Shihoru
Hiroki Yasumoto as Britney
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Ranta
Mamiko Noto as Barbara
Mikako Komatsu as Yume
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Manato
Tomokazu Seki as Renji

Atsushi Tamaru as Volunteer C (ep 7)
Goblin as
Elder Kobold A (eps 11-12)
Goblin (eps 1-6, 8)
Kobold A (ep 10)
Volunteer A (ep 7)
Haruka Tomatsu as Mutsumi (ep 11)
Hidenobu Kiuchi as Hayashi (eps 6-7, 11-12)
Hiroki Takahashi as Shinohara (eps 6-7)
Hiroki Yasumoto as Armored goblin (eps 4, 8)
Jōji Nakata as Hōnen (ep 4)
Kei Sato as Volunteer D (ep 5)
Kenji Nomura as
Goblin B (ep 4)
Hobgoblin (ep 8)
Kōichi Sōma as
Elder Kobold D (ep 12)
Goblin (eps 4, 8)
Kobold (eps 10-11)
Merchant (ep 2)
Kumiko Nakane as Cloth seller (ep 3)
Ryōhei Arai as
Elder Kobold B (eps 11-12)
Goblin (eps 4, 8)
Kobold D (ep 10)
Volunteer (eps 7, 9)
Shinjiro Sakurai as Volunteer E (ep 5)
Shinya Takahashi as
Goblin (eps 6, 8)
Kobold (eps 10-11)
Shopkeeper (ep 3)
Volunteer B (ep 7)
Shouta Hayashi as Volunteer C (ep 5)
Shunsuke Kanie as Volunteer A (ep 5)
Shunsuke Takeuchi as Michiki (eps 7, 11)
Soichiro Miwa as Volunteer G (ep 5)
Tomokazu Sugita as Dead Spot (eps 7, 10-12)
Toshiki Masuda as Og (ep 11)
Yōhei Namekawa as Goblin B (ep 6)
Yura Sato as Zodiac (ep 12)
Yuuko Kijima as Volunteer B (ep 5)
Japanese companies
Animation Direction: Anihouse Sun (ep 10)
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures
In-between Check: Asahi Production (eps 7, 9-11)
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video
Key Animation:
A.C.G.T (ep 10)
IMAGICA Image Works (ep 12)
Studio Wanpack (ep 10)
Studio Wombat (ep 7)
Opening Animation: 10GAUGE (TV broadcast; eps 2-4)
Photography: Studio Twinkle
Production Cooperation: A-Line (ep 6)
Promotion Movie: 10GAUGE
Telop Motion: 10GAUGE (OP)
English staff
English cast
ADR Director:
Felecia Angelle (ep 2.5)
Mike McFarland
Translation: Jo-Ann Lieu
Executive producer: Gen Fukunaga
ADR Supervisor: Austin Sisk (ep 2.5)
Assistant producer: Zach Bolton
Blu-Ray Compression: Duncan Yan
Blu-Ray Editor: Jeremy Jimenez
Blu-Ray Menu Audio: Austin Black
Blu-Ray Menu Design: Ethan Gallardo
Blu-Ray Producer:
Clarine Harp
Susie Nixon
Blu-ray Production Assistant:
Monica Kester
Sarah Alys Lindholm
Head Writer: John Burgmeier
Language Asset Coordinator: Kaitlan Estes
Language Asset Manager: Sarah Alys Lindholm
Lead ADR Engineer: Manuel Aragon (ep 2.5)
Lead Writer: Bonny Clinkenbeard
Mix Engineer: Nathanael Harrison (ep 2.5)
Packaging Design: Ian Bailon
Senior Video Editor:
Daniel Mancilla
Jeremy Jimenez
Talent Coordination: Tara A. Williams
Video Commentary:
Casey Barteau (ep 4)
Godswill Ugwa (ep 4)
Ian Bailon (ep 4)
Video Engineer: Jason Weems
Video Loop Editor: Casey Barteau
Video Post-Production Director: Clarine Harp
Ricco Fajardo as Haruhiro
Ryan Pitts as Ranta

Clifford Chapin as Ranta (eps 10-12)
Eric Vale as Renji (ep 12)
Jad Saxton as Mary
Jamie Marchi as Barbara
Jarrod Greene as Moguzo
Jason Liebrecht as Renji
Jeannie Tirado as Yume
Justin Briner as Manato
Mike McFarland as Brittany
Sarah Wiedenheft as Shihoru
Todd Haberkorn as Kikkawa

Aaron Roberts as Adachi (ep 1)
Alison Viktorin as Zodiac (ep 12)
Austin Tindle as Michiki (eps 7, 11)
Bradley Campbell as Merchant (ep 2)
Bryn Apprill as Mutsumi (ep 11)
Chris Guerrero as
Dead Spot (eps 7, 10-11)
Kobold (eps 6-7)
Chris Thurman as Beast (ep 10)
Christopher Bevins as Hayashi (eps 6-7)
Christopher Wehkamp as Shinohara (eps 6-7)
Cris George as Ron (ep 1)
Felecia Angelle as Sassa (ep 1)
Josh Grelle as Og (ep 11)
Kent Williams as Hōnen (ep 4)
Lucas Schuneman as Goblin

Sam Grun (as Sam Grun)
English companies
Blu-ray Quality Control: BluFocus, Inc.
Broadcaster: Animax Asia
Internet Streaming:
AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)
Crunchyroll (Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, S. Africa, U.K., U.S.)
FUNimation Entertainment
Wakanim (Nordic countries and the Netherlands)
Licensed by:
FUNimation Entertainment
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
French cast
French staff
Marc Wilhelm as Haruhiro

Amandine Longeac as Shihoru
Elodie Lasne as Yume
Elsa-Marie de Breyne as
Julien Dutel as Ranta
Laurent Pasquier as Renji
Michaël Maino as Manato

Angelique Heller as Mutsumi
Damien Laquet as
Laurent Pasquier as Kikkawa
Pascal Gimenez as Hayashi

French companies
Broadcaster: Mangas
Distributor: @Anime (DVD & Blu-Ray)
Dubbing: O' Bahamas
Internet Streaming: Wakanim
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll (Latin America)
Spanish cast
German staff
German cast
Translation: Diana Hesse
Henning Nöhren as Haruhiro

Daniel Welbat as Renji
Jannika Jira as Mary
Jonas Minthe as Moguzo
Monty Arnold as Brittany
Oliver Böttcher as Kikkawa
Patrick Bach as Ranta
Patrick Stamme as Manato
Vanida Karun as Barbara

Alexander Merbeth as Shinohara (eps 6-7)
Jacob Weigert as Michiki (eps 7, 11)
Saskia Weckler as Mutsumi (ep 11)
Sven Dahlem as Hounen (ep 4)
Tommaso Cacciapuoti as Hayashi (eps 6-7, 11-12)
Wolfgang Riehm as Death Spot (eps 7, 10-12)
German companies
Distributor: Kazé Germany
Internet Streaming:
Anime on Demand
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: HERO TV
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll (Brazil)
FUNimation Entertainment (Brazil)
Licensed by: FUNimation Entertainment (Brazil)
Portuguese cast

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