Ajin (亜人) is a 13-episode Japanese anime TV series based on a seinen manga written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai.The television anime premieres in January on the MBS, TBS, and CBC stations in Japan. Netflix streams the new episodes in Japan 3 days after they air on Japanese television. Netfilx then premieres all the episodes at once in “regions Netflix currently operates outside of Japan” in the middle of 2016.
Synonyms: Ajin: Demi-Human, Ajin (2016), Ajin (TV)
Premieres: January 16, 2016
Season: Winter 2016
Airs: Saturdays at 1:55 JST
Producers: Polygon Pictures
Studio: Polygon Pictures
Network: MBS, TBS, CBC, BS-TBS
Genres: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R – 17+ (violence & profanity)
Sequel: Ajin 2nd Season
Others: Ajin Part 1: Shoudou, Ajin Part 2, Ajin Part 3
Opening Theme: “Yoru wa Nemureru kai? (夜は眠れるかい？)” by flumpool
Ending Theme: “HOW CLOSE YOU ARE” by Mamoru Miyano
An immortal first shown up on an African battlefield 17 years ago. Afterwards, rare, mysterious new immortal lifeforms started showing up among people, and they became know as “Ajin”, which means, Demi-humans.
Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high school student named Nagai Kei is instantly killed in a traffic accident on his way home from school. However, he’s revived, and price is placed on his head. Thus starts his life on the run from all of humankind.