Gin'iro no Olynssis

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Giniro no Olynssis
(Giniro no Orinshisu)
Genre Fantasy, Adventure Mecha, Romance,
Light novel
Written by Hitomi Amamiya
Illustrated by Hisashi Hirai
Published by MediaWorks
Demographic Male
Magazine Dengeki Maoh
Original run November 2006April 2007
Volumes 1
Anime television series
Directed by Katsumi Tokoro
Music by Yugo Kanno
Studio Toei Animation
Original network Chiba TV, TV Saitama, Tokyo MX TV, KBS Kyoto, ABC
Original run October 5, 2006December 21, 2006
Episodes 12
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Giniro no Olynssis (銀色のオリンシス, Giniro no Orinshisu) is a Japanese light novel created by Hitomi Amamiya, with illustrations by Hisashi Hirai. It was first serialized in the seinen magazine Dengeki Maoh in November 2006. An anime adaptation directed by Katsumi Tokoro and produced by Toei Animation aired in Japan from October 5, 2006 to December 21, 2006.[1]


The story takes place during a fictional future, in the year 3567. During this time, a supernatural barrier called the Olynssis barrier, which disrupts space and time, envelops all of Earth. The planet is also being overrun by organic machines called Gardeners, which seek to exterminate all humans in order to "save and preserve" the planet. Tokito Aizawa is part of a group of hunters who destroys Gardeners and sells the scraps. Although, after encountering a girl named Tea, who constantly calls him "Koichi", and her giant machine, Silver, his life becomes more complicated.


An anime adaptation of the Gin'iro no Olynssis light novel began broadcast on the Japanese television network Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) on October 5, 2006. It is directed by Katsumi Tokoro and produced by Toei Animation. Other networks such as Tokyo MX TV and Chiba TV also aired the episodes at later dates. A total of twelve episodes aired, with the last airing on December 21, 2006.[1]

The anime was compiled into six DVD volumes;[2] the limited edition, director's cut editions of the volumes had consecutive monthly releases in 2007.[3] A box set containing all the volumes was released on January 21, 2007.[4]

Episode list[edit]

# Title Original air date
1 "Light Blue Reincarnation"
"Mizuiro no Saisei" (水色の再生) 
2 "Crimson Journey"
"Akaneiro no Tabidachi" (茜色の旅立ち) 
3 "Black Visitor"
"Kokushoku no Raihōsha" (黒色の来訪者) 
4 "Grey Battlefield"
"Haiiro no Senjō" (灰色の戦場) 
5 "Green Maze"
"Midoriiro no Meikyū" (緑色の迷宮) 
6 "Golden Demon"
"Kin'iro no Akuma" (金色の悪魔) 
7 "Red Bonds"
"Sekishoku no Kizuna" (赤色の絆) 
8 "Tear-Colored Decision"
"Namida iro no Ketsui" (涙色の決意) 
9 "Grief-Colored Gravestone"
"Aishoku no Bohyō" (哀色の墓標) 
10 "Lead-Colored Orbit"
"Namariiro no Kidō" (鉛色の軌道) 
11 "Scarlet Universe"
"Hīro no Uchū" (緋色の宇宙) 
12 "Silver Future"
"Gin'iro no Mirai" (銀色の未来) 


Two pieces of theme music are used for the anime episodes; one opening theme and one ending theme. The opening theme is "destiny" by CHiYo, while the ending theme is "Saraba Seishun no Hibi" by the Inazuma Sentai. CHiYo released a single for "destiny" on November 20, 2006, which is the seventh single she has released since her debut.[5]


  • Director: Katsumi Tokoro
  • Series Composition, Scenario: Yuichiro Takeda
  • Character Design: Hisashi Hirai
  • Chief Character Animation Director: Hideaki Maniwa
  • Olynssis Mechanical Design: Yoshikazu Miyao, Hitoshi Fukuchi
  • Guest Mechanical Design, Chief Mecha Animation Director: Masahiro Shimanuki
  • Art director: Takashi Yoshiike
  • Colour Design: Tsutomu Tsukada
  • Music: Yugo Kanno
  • Planning Collaboration: Hitomi Amemiya, Dengeki Maoh
  • Production: Gin-iro no Olynssis Production Committee(Asahi Broadcasting, Nagoya TV, Happinet, Toei Animation)


  1. ^ a b "Toei Gin'iro no Olynssis site - Outline" (in Japanese). Toei Animation. Archived from the original on 2008-02-15. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  2. ^ "DVD " "所勝美"" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  3. ^ "Toei Gin'iro no Olynssis site - Topic4" (in Japanese). Toei Animation. 2006-11-27. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  4. ^ 銀色のオリンシス (1)【限定版】 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  5. ^ "Toei Gin'iro no Olynssis site - Topic3" (in Japanese). Toei Animation. 2006-11-20. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 

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