Chronos Ruler

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Chronos Ruler
Chronos Ruler, Volume 1.jpg
Cover of the first volume as released in Japan by Shueisha on July 4, 2017.
時間支配者
(Shijian Zhipei Zhe)
Genre Action[1]
Author Jea Pon
Publisher OK!COMIC
Magazine Manhua Xing
Original run May 2014
Chronos Ruler
時間の支配者
(Jikan no Shihaisha)
Anime television series
Directed by Masato Matsune
Written by Michiko Yokote
Music by Evan Call
Studio Project No.9
Licensed by
Original network Tokyo MX, BS11, SUN, KBS
Original run July 7, 2017 September 29, 2017
Episodes 13
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Chronos Ruler
Traditional Chinese 時間支配者
Simplified Chinese 時間支配者
Literal meaning Chronos Ruler

Chronos Ruler is a Chinese manhua series written and illustrated by Jea Pon. It has also been serialized online via Shueisha's digital publication Shonen Jump+ since March 2015. An anime television series adaptation by Project No.9 aired from July 7 to September 29, 2017.

Plot[edit]

The story centers on "Chronos Rulers," those who fight the time-eating demons that appear when people wish they could turn back time. The Chronos Rulers fight a time-manipulation battle against these demons.

Characters[edit]

Victo Putin (ヴィクト・プーチン, Vikuto Pūchin)
Voiced by: Jun Fukuyama[2] (Japanese); Jerry Jewell[3] (English)
Kiri Putin (霧・プーチン, Kiri Pūchin)
Voiced by: Kaito Ishikawa[2] (Japanese); Chris Wehkamp[3] (English)
Mīna Putin (ミーナ・プーチン, Mīna Pūchin)
Voiced by: Rie Kugimiya[2] (Japanese); Jad Saxton[4] (English)
Blaze (ブレイズ, Bureizu)
Voiced by: Kenji Akabane[2] (Japanese); Austin Tindle[4] (English)
Ice Radar (アイスレーダー, Aisu Rēdā)
Voiced by: Shizuka Itou[2] (Japanese); Monica Rial[4] (English)
Snake (スネーク, Sunēku)
Voiced by: Tomokazu Sugita[2] (Japanese); Brian Olvera[4] (English)

Media[edit]

Anime[edit]

On December 17, 2016, it was announced that an anime television series adaptation would be produced by Project No.9.[1] It aired from July 7[5] to September 29, 2017. The series is directed by Masato Matsune and Michiko Yokote handled the series composition. Hiroya Iijima designed the characters, while Haruo Miyagawa is the prop designer.[6] The opening theme is "RULER GAME" by Fo'xTails[2] while the ending theme is "Jikan wa Mado no Mukōgawa" (lit. "Time is Beyond the Window") by Nagi Yanagi.[7] Crunchyroll streamed the series.[8] Funimation has licensed the series.[9]

No. Title[a] Original air date
1 "Existence and Nothingness"
"Sonzai to Kyomu" (存在と虚無) 
July 7, 2017
2 "Memory and Recollection"
"Kioku to Sōki" (記憶と想起) 
July 14, 2017
3 "Twilight of the Idol"
"Gūzō no Tasogare" (偶像の黄昏) 
July 21, 2017
4 "The Concept of Anxiety"
"Fuan no Gainen" (不安の概念) 
July 28, 2017
5 "Beyond Good and Evil"
"Zen'aku no Higan" (善悪の彼岸) 
August 4, 2017
6 "Will and Representation"
"Ishi to Hyōshō" (意思と表象) 
August 11, 2017
7 "The Poverty of Philosophy"
"Tetsugaku no Hinkon" (哲学の貧困) 
August 18, 2017
8 "Fact and Fiction"
"Jijitsu to Kyokō" (事実と虚構) 
August 25, 2017
9 "Responsibility and Principle"
"Sekinin to Genri" (責任と原理) 
September 1, 2017
10 "Conjectures and Refutations"
"Suisoku to Hanbaku" (推測と反駁) 
September 8, 2017
11 "The Transcendence of the Ego"
"Jiga no Chōetsu" (自我の超越) 
September 15, 2017
12 "Process and Reality"
"Katei to Jitsuzai" (過程と実在) 
September 22, 2017
13 "Fantasy Future"
"Gensō no Mirai" (幻想の未来) 
September 29, 2017

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All English episode titles are taken from Crunchyroll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chronos Ruler/Jikan no Shihaisha Manga Gets TV Anime in 2017". Anime News Network. December 17, 2016. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Chronos Ruler TV Anime Reveals Theme Song Artists, Character Visuals". Anime News Network. May 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Funimation Announces Chronos Ruler English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. August 3, 2017. Retrieved August 4, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Summer 2017 Simuldub on FunimationNow". Funimation. July 13, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Jun Fukuyama Narrates Chronos Ruler Anime's TV Ad". Anime News Network. June 29, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Chronos Ruler TV Anime's Promo Reveals Cast, Staff, Summer Premiere". Anime News Network. March 25, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Chronos Ruler Anime Reveals 2nd Key Visual, July 7 Premiere". Anime News Network. June 18, 2017. Retrieved June 18, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Crunchyroll to Stream Chronos Ruler Time Fantasy Anime". Anime News Network. July 7, 2017. Retrieved July 7, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Funimation Adds Chronos Ruler to Simuldub Lineup". Anime News Network. July 17, 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2017. 

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