What is Kancolle

Kancolle

Kancolle

Art

Anime, Manga and Light Novel

Anime

Production year (s)

FSK

German first broadcast

Yep First broadcast

Is the anime currently on German television or streaming?

Manga

Yep First publication

Light novel

Novel volumes

Yep First publication

Kancolle is an anime, manga and light novel based on the Japanese free to play strategy game of the same name. KanColle is the abbreviation for "Kantai Collection" (English translation: "Combined Fleet Collection") and is the title of a popular free to play game from Kadokawa Games. Besides this game there is now also a tabletop game and a Playstation Vita game for the series.

There has been one since January 2015 Anime series, which is offered in Germany by Anime on Demand in a simulcast. Crunchyroll has acquired the license in English-speaking countries.

The manga rows about the series are varied, many titles only comprise a few volumes. "KanColle: Fubuki, Ganbarimasu!" has been published since April 2013 (four volumes so far), followed in August 2013 by "KanColle Play Manga: Kankan Biyori" (two volumes so far), "KanColle: Itsuka shizuka na umi de" joined in December 2013 (two volumes so far), " KanColle side: Kongō "and" KanColle: nanodesu! " joined a band in May 2014, "KanColle: Suirai Sentai Chronicles!" has been running since January 2014 (previously a volume), "KanColle: Shimakaze Tsumujikaze no Shōjo" has been running since February 2014 (previously a volume) and "KanColle: Tomarigi no Chinjufu" has been running since July 2014 (previously a volume).

There are six different light novelswhich are also largely not yet completed. The title "KanColle: Kakuyoku no Kizuna" has so far been three volumes and has been published since January 2014. Since November 2013 "KanColle: Kagerō, Batsubyō shimasu!" continued and so far has four volumes. "KanColle: Toaru Chinjufu no Ichinichi" was published and completed in 2014 in two volumes. Since November 2014 the title "KanColle: Ikkōsen demasu!" continued with three titles so far. The latest series "KanColle: Mizu no Umi, Ōtori no Sora" has a volume so far and has been running since February 2015.

Plot [edit | Edit source]

Example characters of the ship style of the Naval Base

Naval Base characters by ship type

  • Air carrier: Akagi, Kaga, Zuikaku, Souryuu, Hiryuu, Shoukaku
  • Battleship: Nagato, Mutsu, Kongou, Hiel, Yamato, Haruna, Kirishima
  • Destroyer: Fubuki, Mutsuki, Yuudachi, Shimakaze, Akatsuki, Hibiki, Ikazuchi, Inazuma, Kisaragi, Samidare, Asashio, Kagerou, Shiratsuyu, Shigure, Murasame, Ooshio, Michishio
  • Light Cruiser: Sendai, Jintsuu, Naka, Kitakami, Ooi, Ooyodo, Yuubari, Kuma, Tama
  • Heavy Cruiser: Atago, Ashigara, Tone, Mogami

season 1

# 1.1 Hello Commander! / Hajimemashite! Shireikan!
First broadcast
Yep January 7, 2015
German January 7, 2015
# 2.1 Honest, proud and no regrets / Motorazu, Hajizu, Uramazu!
First broadcast
Yep January 14, 2015
German January 14, 2015
# 3.1 Conquering the W Island / U-Tō Kōryaku Sakusen!
First broadcast
Yep January 21, 2015
German January 21, 2015
# 4.1 It's our turn! Follow me! / Watashi-tachi no Deban ne! Forō mī!
First broadcast
Yep January 28, 2015
German January 28, 2915
# 5.1 I'm not like LFL5! / Gokōsen no Ko nanka to Issho ni Shinaide
First broadcast
Yep 4th February 2015
German 4th February 2015
# 6.1 - / Dai-Roku-Kuchikutai, Karē-yō Sakusen!
First broadcast
Yep February 11, 2015
German February 11, 2015

Videos [edit | Edit source]