Tensai Okamura made a Japanese anime TV series named DARKER THAN BLACK which was animated by Bones. This series was produced by Bones and Aniplex.
At the time 2, seasons are released. The first season which featured a total of 25 episodes premiered on April 6, 2007, and ended on September 28, 2007.
After 2 years, the second season streamed on October 9, 2009, and ended on December 25, 2009. The second season contains a total of 12 episodes and 4 OVA(Original Video Animation).
Music for the series was created by Yoko Kanno which contains a total of 20 tracks including the first opening and ending themes.
In North America, Funimation Global Group licensed this anime. In January 2016, it was announced that Funimation loses the license for the first season.
The Plot of Darker than black
10 years ago, in South America a strange spatial anomaly is identified as “Heaven’s Gate” seemed, shortly followed by the opening of “Hell’s Gate” in Tokyo altering the sky and wreaking destruction on the landscape. The real stars vanished and got replaced by false stars. During this time, people possessing different extraordinary skills were named “Contractors”—rose, each capable of different divine actions.
Each Contractor has a corresponding fake star, their work reacted to their actions. Such Contractors were usually distinguished by their star’s Messier catalogue number. Contractors gain their incredible abilities at the cost of their humanity;
Whenever they use their powers they have to “pay the price” because of this instinctive compulsion they named Contractors, which can range from eating particular foods or completing meaningless tasks, to self-harm or transforming their bodies in unique ways. Due to the disastrous Heaven’s War, the United States was forced to lose its dominant position as a superpower to a mysterious organization named the Syndicate.
Mainly the story revolves around a Chinese bassed contractor codenamed “Hei” because he undertakes various undercover operations and slaughter missions in Tokyo under the direction of the above-mentioned Syndicate. It finally reveals a plan of the Syndicate to eradicate the existence of contractors, and resistance put up by contractors from the Syndicate itself and various surveillance agencies.
Is there enough source material for Darker Than Black season 3
Well, there is a scope for season 3, in that they could either tell about the prequel to the first season or a future where they hunt down the boy they presented in the final of darker than black season 2.
The Cast of Darker than Black season 3
Following were the main characters of season 2.
- Hei was voiced by Hidenobu in Japanese and Jason Liebrecht in English,
- Yin was voiced by Misato Fukuen in Japanese and Brina Palencia in English,
- Huang was voiced by Masuru Ikeda in Japanese and John Swasey in English,
- Mao was voiced by Ikuya Sawaki in Japanese and Kent Williams in English.
- We can get them back in season 3.
The showrunners have not yet declared the cast of season 3.
Announcement and release date of Darker Than Black season 3-
Showrunners have not officially announced the third season of the Darker Than Black series. But many petitions are being signed by the people for season 3 of this amazing series.
Hopefully, soon, showrunners will announce dates related to season 3.
Is there any Trailer available for Darker Than Black season 3
With a very heavy heart, I have to say that No trailer is available for season 3.
Ratings of Darker than Black Series
IMDB rating:- Viewers showed their love for this animated series. It got a decent rating of 7.8 out of 10.
Where to watch the series Darker than Black season 1 and 2?
Darker than Black season 1 was premiered on MBS TV and Tokyo Broadcasting System Television and received its broadcasting satellite premiere on Animax.
- you can watch the whole anime series on the OTT platform “Amazon Prime”.
- you can watch it on real goods
- you can download the Darker than black from the scoraninmy
If you love Japanese animated thrilling series then you can not miss this special series. Some of the viewers find the first half of the season boring and a little bit confusing but you will find it fascinating once you get familiarised with the characters. It’s worth watching in the end.
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