A Date to Live For!


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In an alternate, dark future, a devastating new kind of earthquake devastated the land of Eurasia, causing the deaths of over 150 million people. Dubbed "spacequakes", these phenomena have since, been plaguing the world for over 30 years in smaller, irregular bursts.


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Enter Shido Itsuka; a seemingly ordinary high school boy who happens to make an amazing discovery. At ground zero of a recent spacequake, he stumbles upon a mysterious girl, who seems to be a "spirit" - a being that possesses incredible powers, but could also be the REAL cause for these spacequakes.

Being the only person that can detect these spirits, Shido needs to do what he can to seal all the spirits he can find for the fate of mankind. But it won't be easy, as in order to seal a spirit, he needs to accomplish a big task - make them fall in love with him!


DATE A LIVE @ ACE 2013!

Based off a light novel series by Koshi Tachibana, Date A Live comes to us from the folks at studio AIC PLUS+! With a constant stream on Niconico Douga since March 2013, Date A Live recently made its Japanese TV broadcast debut on 6th April 2013.

Date A Live stars Nobunaga Shimazaki, who is known for his role as Ryo Sakurai ni Kuroko no Basuke/Kuroko's Basketball, as Koshi.

A harem anime with a new, globally-catastrophic twist? Sounds like a lot of fun to us!

- Q