Seasons and episodes
1Season 1 Jan. 08, 2014
- 1 - 1File 01 - Egg of ColumbusJan. 08, 2014
- 1 - 2File 02 - Beloved BastardJan. 15, 2014
- 1 - 3File 03 - Haves and Have-notsJan. 22, 2014
- 1 - 4File 04 - The Wandering Totem PoleJan. 29, 2014
- 1 - 5File 05 - Sweat, Muscles, and MeFeb. 05, 2014
- 1 - 6File 06 - ProphetFeb. 12, 2014
- 1 - 7File 07 - Black CosmosFeb. 18, 2014
- 1 - 8File 08 - The Blood-Soaked Bitter MelonFeb. 25, 2014
- 1 - 9File 09 - Little Beauty and the BeastMar. 04, 2014
- 1 - 10File 10 - March of the WeakMar. 11, 2014
- 1 - 11File 11 - Flight of the VictorMar. 19, 2014
- 1 - 12File 12 - Resolve (Ego)Mar. 26, 2014
2Season 2 Jul. 08, 2014
Hamatora (ハマトラ, lit. “Yokohama Tiger”) is a Japanese mixed-media project. The project began with a manga series written by Yukino Kitajima and Yūki Kodama as the character designer, while Yū Wazu is adapting the design to the illustration. The manga, Hamatora: The Comic, started serialization in Shueisha’s Young Jump magazine in November 2013. An anime television series, Hamatora: The Animation, by the studio NAZ premiered on TV Tokyo and ran for twelve episodes between January 7 and March 25, 2014. It was followed by a second series by Lerche starting in July 2014, Re:_ Hamatora. Additionally, a role-playing game titled Hamatora: Look at Smoking World developed by FuRyu was released in July 2014. Other related titles include a light novel and a stage play.
The series takes place in the year 2014 when selected humans called Minimum Holders have been discovered to possess supernatural abilities. The story focuses on Minimum Holder Nice who forms a detective agency called “Hamatora” based in Yokohama and he starts gathering a large number of allies such as his partner Murasaki and assistant Hajime as well as enemies including several criminals. The anime stars Ryōta Ōsaka, Wataru Hatano, Emiri Katō, Kiyono Yasuno, Jun Fukuyama, and Yuichi Nakamura among others.
The series has earned mixed criticism by publications for manga and anime. While the elements of mystery have been well received, the themes and animation have attracted criticism. It has also been often compared with the X-Men for its setting and characters.
Original title ハマトラ
First air date Jan. 08, 2014
Last air date Sep. 23, 2014