Later, Nona arranges for two special guests to be sent to Decim.  The English dubbed version of the anime had nominations for "Best male lead vocal performance in an anime television series/OVA" and "Best female lead vocal performance in an anime television series/OVA" and it won the "Best vocal ensemble in an anime television series/OVA" for the "BTVA anime dub television/OVA voice acting Awards". Tatsumi also remembers that he had killed his wife's murderer and remembers that Shimada was the one who killed him. A newlywed couple, Takashi and Machiko, get out of elevators unsure of where they are or how they got there. Decim thanks the two of them and proceeds to explain their situation. Decim escorts the couple back to their elevators and bids them farewell. He stands up to throw his last dart. Mayu lets go to save him but she lands safely on rubber spikes instead of dying. No. On his 6th dart, Takashi remembers the room full of bodies and that he is "staking his life" on the game. As the game progresses, Takashi suspects that Machiko had been having an affair and attempts to win, only for Machiko to state this wasn't true and that she is pregnant. Meanwhile, Decim shows his assistant his treasure; a collection of dummies dressed like former guests who were sent to the void. It was also acquired in the United Kingdom by Anime Limited, however, it was later announced that the release was cancelled and delisted. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is your life may be, too. He is unable to tell them where they are. He confronts Decim and demands to know what he has done to him. (Topic ID: 1366535) Takashi then turns on Machiko and accuses her of having someone else's child. As per Nona's request, Decim is sent two new guests; a young man named Shimada and a detective named Tatsumi, one of whom is allegedly a murderer. Devastated, he begs Decim to do something, for he must be god. hide. Later, Nona is seen reading a children's book titled Chavvot. As she throws the dart, Machiko has flashbacks of their relationship. Death Parade is available for streaming on Nippon TV, both individual episodes and full seasons. A Noh Mask of an Oni is shown above Machiko's elevator, while one of a Woman/Geisha is above Takashi's. In a flashback to Decim's training, Nona questions him over why he did not use his remote device to affect the outcome while observing one of Quin's death games. Death Parade actually, spawned from a short […] Mayu then remembers that she died after slipping on some soap, while Harada recalls he was killed by his girlfriend, in revenge for the suicide of her sister who was his ex-girlfriend. Two new guests, a man and a young boy, arrive at the bar. Title Air Date; 01 "Death: Seven Darts" デス・セブンダーツ "Desu Sebun Dātsu" January 9, 2015 Newlyweds Takashi and Machiko find themselves at the Quindecim bar, where the bartender, Decim, has them stake their lives in a game of darts, where each dart landed causes their partner great pain. Death Billiards and this episode had a lot of similarities and it could get boring but I have faith in MadHouse. Meanwhile, Nona has Quin retrieve Chiyuki's memories. There, they must compete in Death Games with their souls on the line, the results of which reveal what secrets led them to their situation and what their fate will be afterwards, with the arbiters judging if their souls will either be sent for reincarnation or banished into the void. You cannot leave until the game is … Horrified, he runs up to plead his apology, but Machiko snatches the dart from his hand. Nona reminds him that he still needs to judge his assistant because she will turn into a dummy if she goes without judgement. This causes powerful and painful emotions to swell up in Decim, who reveals to Chiyuki that this was part of her judgement. The black-haired woman is troubled by how far Decim is willing to go. The two will stake their lives on The Game. After hearing Machiko deny his suspicions, he gives up on his hopeful dreams over living happily ever after with her, and walks over to her lone dart. She then claims that she was cheating on him and was only after his money.  The opening theme is "Flyers" by Bradio while the ending theme is "Last Theater" by NoisyCell. Death Parade is not about action, it’s about telling a story, and about exploring deeper philosophical themes. When Mayu and Harada demand a break, Ginti changes up the game, causing the climate of the game mat to change with each different panel they step on, from heating to freezing cold. Join the online community, create your anime and manga list, read reviews, explore the forums, follow news, and so much more! Realizing that he is incorrect in his statements, Machiko stands up and tells him of Yuuki Machida, the real owner of the nickname "Macchi". There is a place after death that's neither heaven nor hell. Decim is taken aback by his assistant's arguments as she maintains that people are more complex than they appear on the surface. Takashi pushes a button that starts the roulette. It is licensed in North America by Funimation and in the United Kingdom by Anime Limited, the latter of which was eventually cancelled. Decim states the game is over and a ruling has been decided before rendering Takashi unconscious. The two participate in an arcade fighting game, playing as fighters based on themselves. With the two regaining further memories that fuel their motivations to escape, with Shimada remembering his sister was assaulted, Decim changes up the game, in which scored pucks deal pain to the respective player's organs. There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell—a bar that serves you one chance to win. The black-haired woman is troubled by how far Decim is willing to go. Episode 1. Additionally, each section of the dartboard is linked to their various body parts and will inflict pain when hit. From Studio Madhouse (Death Note, Black Lagoon) comes a thrilling new series where the stakes are high and the rules are simple: your life is on the line. Unbelieving, Takashi and Machiko try and find a way out, but are unsuccessful. Quin has since become part of the information bureau after quitting her job as arbiter. It appears that Tatsumi had watched Sae be assaulted so that he would have enough evidence to 'pass judgement' on her attacker. , An anime television series based on the short, titled Death Parade, aired in Japan on Nippon TV between January 9, 2015 and March 27, 2015. Or can both elevators go to heaven? 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