Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri


Gate: Jieitai Kano Chi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (ゲート 自衛隊 彼の地にて、斯く戦えり, Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in That Place) is a Japanese fantasy novel series written by Takumi Yanai from 2006 and later published by AlphaPolis. A manga adaptation illustrated by Satoru Sao began in July 2011, and three spin-off manga began in 2015. An anime television series being airing from July 3, 2015.
In August of 20XX, a portal to a parallel world, known as the “Gate,” suddenly appeared in Ginza, Tokyo. Monsters and troops poured out of the portal, turning the shopping district into a bloody inferno. The Japan Ground-Self Defence Force immediately took action and pushed the fantasy creatures back to the “Gate.” To facilitate negotiations and prepare for future fights, the JGSDF dispatched the Third Reconnaissance Team to the “Special Region” at the other side of the Gate. Youji Itami, a JSDF officer as well as a 33-year-old otaku, was appointed as the leader of the Team. Amid attacks from enemy troops the team visited a variety of places and learnt a lot about the local culture and geography. Thanks to their efforts in humanitarian relief, although with some difficulties they were gradually able to reach out to the locals. They even had a cute elf, a sorceress and a demigoddess in their circle of new friends. On the other hand, the major powers outside the Gate such as the United States, China, and Russia were extremely interested in the abundant resources available in the Special Region. They began to exert diplomatic pressure over Japan. A suddenly appearing portal to an unknown world—to the major powers it may be no more than a mere asset for toppling the international order. But to our protagonists it is an invaluable opportunity to broaden knowledge, friendship, and ultimately their perspective towards the world.

Last Modified: Jun 02, 2016
[Jul 29, 2015] OP: GATE: Sore wa Akatsuki no you ni
[Aug 19, 2015] ED: Prism Communicate
[Sep 30, 2015] GATE OST ~Encounter~
[Sep 30, 2015] Gate Character Song Album
[Nov 25, 2015] GATE OST Vol. 1
[Dec 23, 2015] Gate Vol. 4 Bonus CD
[Jan 27, 2016] OP2: GATE II ~Sekai wo Koete~
[Jan 27, 2016] ED2: Itsu datte Communication
[Feb 24, 2016] Gate Character Song Album 2
[Feb 24, 2016] Gate Vol. 6 Bonus CD
[Mar 23, 2016] Gate OST Vol. 2
[Mar 23, 2016] GATE OST ~Riot~
[May 25, 2016] Gate Vol. 9 Bonus CD
[Aug 24, 2016] Gate Vol. 12 Bonus CD

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