Guilty Crown

Guilty Crown is a franchise comprised of 1 anime series, 1 manga series
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"Guilty Crown" is set in a post-apocalyptic Japan, in the year 2039. The story follows Shu Ouma, who acquires a mysterious power called "The King's Power" in which he uses to fight the overruling GHQ.


The Guilty Crown franchise is produced by I.G. Productions. It is a series that incorporates themes such as science fiction, mechs, post-apocalypse, and war.

According to the three producers: Koji Yamato of Fuji TV, George Wada of Production I.G, and Ryo Oyama of Aniplex in the New York Comic Con, the title Guilty Crown can be broken into two parts. The "Guilty" represents how Shu feels guilt for using his friends and the "Crown" represents who will be king of this generation.

Guilty Crown first started as an anime series that started in October 14, 2011. The show is directed by Tetsuro Araki while Its story is written by Hiroyuki Yoshino, and the characters are designed by Redjuice Graphics. Its second adaptation is the manga. The Guilty Crown manga is published in Square Enix's Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine in November 2011.


After the spread of the "Apocalypse Virus" in Japan in the year 2029, the country has been placed in an emergency state. Since the spread of the virus, the Japanese government lost all of its foundations, and the reign of the international organization known as GHQ began ruling the country. Now Japan is in a state of martial law, which is enforced by the GHQ, and is considered a "quasi-independent" nation.

10 years pass, and we see the story through the eyes of Shu Ouma, an average 17-year-old teenager who lives a normal life. However, his normal life style is soon shattered after his chance encounter with Inori Yuzuriha, who eventually involves him with the anti-government group she is a part of, known as Funeral Parlor, or Undertaker.

Main Characters

Shu Ouma
Shu Ouma
Shu Ouma is the 17-year-old protagonist of the series. He is a second year student at Tennozu First High School, who is a part of the school's modern image and video research club. After a chance encounter with Inori Yuzuriha and a series of coincidental events, Shu Ouma manages to attain "The King's Power", leaving its symbol on his right hand.
Inori Yuzuriha
Inori Yuzuriha
Inori Yuzuriha is one of the main protagonists of the franchise Guilty Crown. She is a 16-year-old girl, who is the vocalist of a popular internet band called "Egoist". Inori is also a member of a secret anti-government group, named "Undertaker", with Gai Tsutsugami as the group's leader.

Gai Tsutsugami is the 17-year-old leader of a revolutionary group, "Undertaker". He aims to use "The King's Power" to aid his success in his resistance.


Guilty Crown is produced by I.G. Productions, written by Hiroyuki Yoshino, and directed by Tetsuro Araki. Its characters are designed by Redjuice Graphics. The series is licensed by Funimation Entertainment and it airs on Fuji TV in Japan on October 14, 2011.

For audiences outside of Japan, Guilty Crown is broadcast via online simulcasts on legal streaming websites, Funimation and Hulu.


A Guilty Crown manga adaptation of the series is released in Square Enix's Monthly Shonen Gangan in November 2011. The manga's story is written by Yousuke Miyagi and it's illustrations are created by Shion Midzuki.


DVD and Blu-ray

Guilty Crown 01
Guilty Crown 01

Original Soundtracks (OSTs)





My Dearest Supercell Album Cover
My Dearest Supercell Album Cover
Title: My Dearest

Artist(s): Supercell


Number of songs: 8
01 – My Dearest
02 – 罪人
03 – 大貧民
04 – My Dearest (TV-Size)
05 – My Dearest (Instrumental)
06 – 罪人 (Instrumental)
07 – 大貧民 (Instrumental)
08 – My Dearest (TV-Size + Instrumental)
Departures by EGOIST Album Cover
Departures by EGOIST Album Cover
Title: Guilty Crown ED Single
Departures ~あなたにおくるアイの歌~
Artist: EGOIST

CD’s: 1

Number of songs: 7
01. Departures ~あなたにおくるアイの歌~ (アニメ『ギルティクラウン』ED主題歌)
02. Euterpe (アニメ『ギルティクラウン』第1話挿入歌)
03. Departures ~あなたにおくるアイの歌~ (TV Edit)
04. Departures ~あなたにおくるアイの歌~ -BOOM BOOM SATELLITES Remix-
05. Departures ~あなたにおくるアイの歌~ -Instrumental-
06. Euterpe -Instrumental-
07. Departures~あなたにおくるアイの歌~ (TV Edit) -Instrumental-

Guilty Crown OST
Album Cover
GUILTY CROWN OST Artist: Hiroyuki Sawano

1 - βιοζ (bios) by Mika Kobayashi

2 - α (alpha)

3 - Ω (omega)

4 - Ready to Go by David Whitaker

5 - friends by mpi

6 - VOiD

7 - gエ19 (ge19)

8 - θεοι (theoi)

9 - close your eyes by Michiyo Honda

10 - Βασιλευζ (Basileus)

11 - π (phi)

12 - Release My Soul by Aimee

13 - κrOnё (krone)

14 - Hill Of Sorrow by mpi

15 - Αποκσλυψιζ (APOCALYPSE)

16 - Home~this corner~ by Leina

17 - Genesi§

18 - βιοζ-δ (bios-delta) by Mika Kobayashi

19 - Rё∀L (Real) by Cyua


Guilty Crown - Redjuice's Notebook

A book of the original character designs of the Guilty Crown franchise, by Redjuice Graphics

General Information Edit
Name: Guilty Crown
Name: ギルティクラウン
Romaji: Giruti Kuraun
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