Kyoukai no Rinne


Rin-ne, known as Kyōkai no Rinne (境界のRINNE, lit. Rinne of the Boundary, officially subtitled as Circle of Reincarnation) in Japan, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shōnen Sunday manga magazine since April 22, 2009, with the chapters collected into 26 tankōbon volumes to date. The series follows Sakura Mamiya, a girl who gained the power to see ghosts after an incident as a child, and her classmate Rinne Rokudo, a boy of mixed human and shinigami heritage who helps lingering spirits finally pass on to be reincarnated. A 25-episode anime television series adaptation, produced by Brain’s Base, premiered in Japan in April 2015. As of August 2014, the manga had 3 million collected volumes in print.

The story is very light hearted and supernatural with absolutely no primary objective. However, don’t let that deceive you. It is still worth the watch. It begins with a girl called Sakura Mamiya, who has the supernatural ability to see spirits. Ever since she was young she thought that it would disappear by the time she reaches High School but it never did. During school, her classmate who is absent suddenly shows up. Without spoilers – and in conclusion, her life becomes an adventure that exposes a lot surprises of romance and comedy that she doesn’t expect.

As a child Sakura Mamiya mysteriously disappeared in the woods behind her grandma’s home. She returned whole and healthy, but since then she has had the power to see ghosts. Now a teenager, she just wishes the ghosts would leave her alone! At school, the desk next to Sakura’s has been empty since the start of the school year, then one day her always-absent classmate shows up, and he’s far more than what he seems!

[Apr 29, 2015] OP1: KEYTALK – Ouka Ranman
[Apr 29, 2015] ED1: Passepied – Tokinowa
[Jul 29, 2015] OP2: Jul 29, 2015
[Aug 19, 2015] Kyoukai no RINNE OST
[Sep 16, 2015] ED2: Quruli – Futatsu no Sekai
[May 13, 2016] ED3: Hanashi wo Shiyou
[May 18, 2016] OP3: Pile – Melody
[Aug 24, 2016] ED4: Shiggy Jr. – Beautiful Life
[Sep 07, 2016] OP4: CreepHyp – Aini
[Apr 19, 2017] ED5: Softly – Suki Nano Kana
[Apr 26, 2017] OP5: Yoru no Honki Dance – SHINY E.P.
[July 12, 2017] ED6: Mone Kamishiraishi – and . . .
[Aug 30, 2017] OP: KEYTALK – Setsuna Yumemishi


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