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Shingetsutan Tsukihime

Shingetsutan Tsukihime

Synopsis: Shiki Toono wakes up in a hospital wing with the ability to see invisible lines. These thin strands, which make up all matter in Shingatsutan, instantly destroy an object when cut. Shiki discovers that if he tracks the lines of something, his destruction will soon follow. By maintaining his supernatural vision secret, Shiki began to live his life in the second year in peace. However, this peace has a short life when Shiki finds a mysterious woman with bright red eyes on the way back of school. After a sudden psychotic lapse, he seems to kill the woman and faint soon after. As if things could not get worse, Shiki is attacked by a pair of demonic dogs the next day - facing a certain death, Shiki is saved by the timely arrival of yesterday's same wife. She presents herself as Arcueid Brunestud, a vampire princess. Deciding to come together, Shiki and Arcueid embark on a journey to find out the truth behind their lineage and the recent series of murders around the city.

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- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Shingetsutan Tsukihime
  • Anime Name in Japanese: 真月譚 月姫
  • Anime Name in English: Lunar Legend Tsukihime
  • Other names: Tsukihime - Lunar Legend, Lunar Legend Moon Princess, Moon Princess, True Lunar Chronicle Tsukihime, Lunar Legends

Production information

  • Producers: TBS, Rondo Robe, Movic
  • Licensors: Sentai Filmworks, Geneon Entertainment USA
  • Studios: J.C.Staff

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 12
  • Date: October 10, 2003 - December 26, 2003
  • Genres: Action, horror, mystery, romance, supernatural
  • Subjects: Super power, vampire
  • Target: Seinen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 6.841
  • Popularity: 68161

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Shingetsutan Tsukihime": 

  • Shingetsutan tsukihime is based on a visual game novel of the same name released in 2000 by Type-moon.
  • The anime was produced by J.C. Staff and directed by Katsushi Sakurabi.
  • Despite being released in 2003, the anime was not very popular at the time and only gained more recognition years later.
  • The protagonist, Shiki Tohno, has the ability to see death lines in everything and everyone, allowing him to kill anything with a single blow.
  • The story is centered around vampires and supernatural beings, but has a more realistic and dark approach than other anime of the genre.
  • The anime has a striking soundtrack, made up of Toshiyuki Oomori, who also worked in other popular series such as Fate/Zero and Bungo Stray Dogs.
  • Shingetsutan tsukihime is considered a cult classic among anime and visual gaming fans.
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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Shingetsutan Tsukihime"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Shiki Tohno (Kenichi Suzumura) - protagonist of the story, has the power to see death lines and is able to kill any living being with a single blow.
  • Arcueid Brunestud (Hitomi Nabatame) - A vampire who seeks revenge against the vampires who have transformed her and who threaten humanity.
  • Ciel (Fumiko Orikasa) - A nun that hunts vampires and has a mysterious connection with Shiki.
  • AKIHA TOHNO (Shizuka Itou) - Shiki's younger sister has the power to control the fire and is the heiress of the Tohno family.
  • HISUI (Miki Itou) - Employee of the Tohno Mansion, has a quiet and mysterious personality.
  • Kohaku (Miki Nagasawa) - Another mansion of the Tohno mansion has a cheerful and outgoing personality, but hides a dark past.

Summary and events

  1. Introduction of the protagonist Shiki Tohno, who has the ability to see death lines in everything.
  2. Shiki returns to the city where he grew up after spending years in a hospital.
  3. He finds a mysterious girl named Arcueid Brunestud, who is a vampire.
  4. Arcueid asks Shiki's help to kill other vampires who are causing problems in the city.
  5. Shiki discovers that his family has a long history with vampires and that he is the only one who can kill them.
  6. He begins to get involved in a secret war between vampires and humans.
  7. Shiki discovers that his foster sister, Akiha Tohno, is actually a vampire and leader of one of the vampire families.
  8. He faces Akiha in a final battle and manages to defeat her.
  9. Shiki and Arcueid approach romantically, but she is killed by one of the vampires they were trying to kill.
  10. Shiki kills the vampire responsible for the death of Arcueid and decides to live his life protecting the city from the remaining vampires.

What happens in the end?

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Unfortunately, Shingetsutan Tsukihime's anime does not faithfully follow the original story of Visual Novel and ends up without a definitive ending. The original story follows the life of Shiki Tohno, a young man who has the ability to see death lines in everything and everyone around him. He ends up getting involved with vampires and other supernatural beings, including the mysterious Arcueid Brunestud. However, the story has never been completed in the form of an animated adaptation.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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Meaning of Shingetsutan Tsukihime

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真月譚 月姫
  • 真月譚 - True story of the moon
  • 月姫 - Princess of the moon
The anime "真月譚月姫" is based on a novel visual game created by Type-moon. The story revolves around a young man named Shiki Tohno, who has the ability to see death lines in everything and everyone. He is attracted to a mansion where he meets a mysterious girl named Arcueid Brunestud, who is a vampire and is looking for revenge against other vampires who betrayed her. Together they face various dangers and mysteries while trying to protect the city from an imminent evil. The anime's name makes reference to Arcueid, who is a Moon Princess, and the true story behind events.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Shingetsutan Tsukihime has a total of 12 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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The decision to produce new seasons of the anime Shingetsutan Tsukihime usually depends on various factors, such as DVD/Blu-ray sales, merchandise, popularity of the original material. This information can be found throughout the page. The anime's popularity reached on "MyAnimeList" the following number of members: 68161