the story started out taking place in the last day of year 2199, where people gathered on the street, counting down for the end of a year and towards the start of a new year. during the celebration, it was said that Ragna the Grim Reaper, a rebel with the highest bounty, had appeared on the street. he was the culprit behind the destruction of the system controlling the world. to collect the bounty, hunters and fighters started to come forward for the hunt.
the series was most probably made for the fans of the video game. to understand the series, a basic knowledge of the game was most certainly required. the story involved plenty of time loops that only a few characters were aware of. with only 12 episodes to tell the story, the history and relationship between the characters were mostly put aside, how the world function in this game environment was also skipped. the series was most successful in making its characters stood out, creating a chance for those who played the game to love the character even more.
some background on the anime:
- episodes: 12
- director: Hideki Tachibana (秀樹橘)
- released: 2013
- language: Japanese
- genre: Action/Fantasy