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Akame ga Kill! is a Japanese anime television series loosely based on the manga of the same name. The story follows halfway through the manga while delivering an anime-exclusive ending. The series is directed by Tomoki Kobayashi and written by Makoto Uezu. Takahiro is also supervising the scenario. Taku Iwasaki composes the series' music.

The series premiered on Tokyo MX, MBS and BS11 television stations on July 6, 2014 and ended on December 14, 2014. The anime has been licensed by Sentai Filmworks for an English release, while Crunchyroll is streaming the series on their official website. The episodes will be collected on eight DVD and Blu-ray volumes set to be released between October 15, 2014 and May 20, 2015.

The series premiered on Toonami in the United States on August 8, 2015.

The first opening theme song is Skyreach performed by Sora Amamiya, while the first ending theme is Konna Sekai, Shiritakunakatta (こんな世界、知りたくなかった。, I Wish I’d Never Known A World Like This) by Miku Sawai. The second opening theme song is Liar Mask performed by Rika Mayama while the second ending theme is Tsuki Akari which is also performed by Sora Amamiya.

Each episode is accompanied by an original net animation segment, Akame ga Kill! Theater.

Key Staff

  • Original Work - Takahiro, Tetsuya Tashiro (Published on "Monthly Gangan JOKER" Square Enix)
  • Director - Tomoki Kobayashi
  • Series Composition - Makoto Uezu
  • Scenario Supervisor - Takahiro
  • Character Design, Chief Animation Director - Kazuhisa Nakamura
  • Teigu, Props Design - Yasuhiro Moriki, Noritaka Suzuki, Koichi Iwahata
  • Emblem Design - Shigeyuki Koresawa, Yume Tomoru
  • Art Director - Yoshito Takamine
  • Color Setting - Miyuki Satō
  • 3D Director, Modeling - Hiroshi Sōma
  • Director of Photography - Keisuke Nakamura
  • Editing - Masahiro Gotō
  • Sound Director - Hozumi Gōda
  • Music - Taku Iwasaki
  • Music Production - Toho
  • Chief Producer - Masanori Fujita
  • Producer - Takashi Yoshizawa, Kazutaka Yamanaka, Masanori Miyake, Kazuhiro Aso, Hiroto Shinohara, Yōko Baba, Gaku Iwasa
  • Animation Producer - Tsunaki Yoshikawa
  • Animation Production - WHITE FOX
  • Production - "Akame ga Kill!" Production Committee

Episode list

No. Subtitle Scenario Storyboard Episode Director Animation Director Air Date
1 "Kill the Darkness" Makoto Uezu Tomoki Kobayashi Kazuhisa Nakamura July 6, 2014

2

"Kill the Authority" Makoto Uezu Kazuhiro Ozawa Shinpei Sasakawa July 13, 2014

3

"Kill Your Cares" Makoto Uezu Manabu Okamoto Takahiro Kawagoe Shingo Yamamoto
Kyoko Otani
Yukiko Watanabe
Yasuhiro Seo
July 20, 2014

4

"Kill the Imperial Arm Users" Makoto Uezu Hiroyuki Shimazu Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Taro Ikegami July 27, 2014
5

"Kill the Dream"

Doko Machida Kazuhiro Ozawa Tomoko Hiramukai Yoshiya Yamamoto August 3, 2014

6

"Kill the Absolute Justice" Michiko Umeda Manabu Okazaki Daisuke Mataga August 10, 2014

7

"Kill the Three Part 1" Makoto Uezu Takeshi Kurosaki Atsushi Shibata Ayumu Samukawa
Kazunori Aoki
August 17, 2014

8

"Kill the Three Part 2" Makoto Uezu Hiroyuki Shimazu Masako Sekiya Ryosuke Kimiya
Nobuhiro Muto
Taro Ikegami
Ikuo Yoshida
August 24, 2014

9

"Kill the Battle Fanatic" Doko Machida Toshiya Niidome Junto Sasaki Hideaki Aizawa
Daisuke Takemoto
Naoki Takeda
August 31, 2014

10

"Kill the Temptation" Kojiro Nakamura Manabu Okamoto Yoshiko Mikami Yoshiya Yamamoto
Mio Usuda
September 7, 2014

11

"Kill the Mad Scientist" Kojiro Nakamura Tomoko Hiramukai Atsushi Sugaya Kazuma Tanaka
Asuka Mamezuka
Satoshi Sugaya
September 14, 2014

12

"Kill the Newcomers" Kojiro Nakamura Kazuhiro Ozawa Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Taro Ikegami
Hideaki Aizawa
September 21, 2014

13

"Kill the Nuisances" Michiko Waita Masahiro Sonoda Tomomi Sasaki
Kazuaki Imoto
Naoki Takeda
September 28, 2014

14

"Kill the Colossal Danger Beast" Makoto Uezu Hiroyuki Shimazu Jin Iwatsuki Masahiko Nakata October 5, 2014

15

"Kill the Religious Organization" Doko Machida Todoroya Niedome Junto Sasaki Yu Ikeda
Hideaki Aizawa
Masahiko Nakata
Ayumu Samukawa
October 12, 2014

16

"Kill the Puppets" Kojiro Nakamura Kenichiro Murakawa Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Ryosuke Kimiya
Daisuke Mataga
Nobuhiro Muto
October 19, 2014

17

"Kill the Curse" Michiko Ueda Manabu Okamoto Hideaki Aizawa
Daisuke Takemoto
Kazuhisa Nakamura
October 26, 2014

18

"Kill the Demon" Makoto Uezu Hiroyuki Shimazu Kazuomi Koga Asuka Muzuka
Yu Ikeda
Ryosuke Kimiya
Nobuhiro Muto
November 2, 2014

19

"Kill the Fate" Makoto Uezu Atsushi Nakayama Masaaki Matsumura Taro Ikegami
Kazuma Tanaka
Ayumu Samukawa
November 9, 2014

20

"Kill the Carnage" Kojiro Nakamura Manabu Okamoto Daisuke Eguchi Daisuke Takemoto
Yu Ikeda
November 16, 2014

21

"Kill the Despair" Doko Machida Hiroyuki Shimazu Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Kazuaki Imoto
Hideaki Aizawa
November 23, 2014

22

"Kill the Little Sister" Makoto Uezu Masahiro Sonoda Masahiro Sonoda Tomoe Inayoshi
Asako Inayoshi
Taro Ikegami
November 30, 2014

23

"Kill the Emperor" Makoto Uezu Satoshi Sugaya Satoshi Sugaya
Daisuke Mataga
Naoki Takeda
Asuka Mamezuka
December 7, 2014

24

"Akame ga Kill!" Makoto Uezu Tomoki Kobayashi Kazuhisa Nakamura
Ryosuke Kimiya
Nobuhiro Muto
Kazuma Tanaka
December 14, 2014

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