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Thunderbolt Fantasy / Toriken Koki

Genres: adventure, fantasy
Running time: half hour per episode
Plot Summary: Dān Fěi and her brother, Dān Héng, possess Tiān Xíng Jiàn sword. They are confronted by Cán Xiōng, who wants the sword for his master, Miè Tiān Hái. Cán Xiōng retrieves the sword, except for its crossguard. Thanks to Dān Fěi, a wandering swordsman- Shāng Bù Huàn- and the mysterious Lǐn Xuě Yā, the complete sword is out of the grasp of evil hands.
Number of episodes: 13
Vintage: 2016-07-08
Opening Theme: “RAIMEI” by T.M.Revolution

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Thunderbolt Fantasy: Sword Seekers 2

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Genres: adventure, drama, fantasy
Plot Summary: Both friends and foes have followed Shāng Bù Huàn across the Wasteland of Spirits from Xī Yōu. With the Sorcerous Sword Index in jeopardy, he must fight to keep the demon swords out of the wrong hands.
Number of Episodes: 13
Vintage: 2018-10-01

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Thunderbolt Fantasy Season 3

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Vintage: 2021-04

Thunderbolt Fantasy: The Sword of Life and Death (puppet movie) - Vintage: 2017-12-02

Nitroplus Opens Twitter Account for New Gen Urobuchi Project

posted on 2016-01-15 14:30 EST by Karen Ressler
More details to be revealed on February 7

Gen Urobuchi, Good Smile Company Launch Thunderbolt Fantasy Puppet TV Series

posted on 2016-02-05 04:40 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Japanese/Taiwanese collaboration starring Kousuke Toriumi, Junichi Suwabe premieres this summer

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“Thunderbolt Fantasy” Blasts Onto Tokyo MX in July of 2016

May 02, 2016 8:52pm CDT
Wuxia fantasy puppet series is a Japanese / Taiwanese co-production helmed by Gen Urobuchi

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Gen Urobuchi’s Puppet TV Series Reveals 2nd Promo, Additional Staff, Premiere Date

posted on 2016-06-10 14:50 EDT by Karen Ressler
Composer Hiroyuki Sawano joins staff of show premiering July 8

Crunchyroll to Stream Japanese / Taiwanese Co-Production, “Thunderbolt Fantasy”!

July 01, 2016 5:35pm CDT
Gen Urobuchi scripted Wuxia puppet action

“Chaika” / “HaruChika” Character Designer Draws “Thunderbolt Fantasy” Heroine - UPDATED

July 06, 2016 4:48pm CDT
While Japanese / Taiwanese co-production will be animated with puppets, the character are designs by a Nitro+ team who have worked on visual novels, anime

The Summer 2016 Anime Preview Guide - Thunderbolt Fantasy

Jul 8th 2016

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[ Shocking Probably No One, Nitro+ Artists Take “Thunderbolt Fantasy” In A Risque Direction

July 15, 2016 5:40pm CDT
Before they were puppets, the stars of Japanese / Taiwanese co-production Thunderbolt Fantasy were designs by team that worked on eroge visual novels

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Namaniku ATK Prepares For This Week’s “Thunderbolt Fantasy” With An Almost Obscenely Niku-esque Necromancer

July 29, 2016 8:42am CDT
Artist with the puppet’s original character designers at Nitro+ has again hyped the series with his take on cast

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The Mike Toole Show: Mucha Wuxia

by Mike Toole, Aug 7th 2016
The high-flying puppetry theatrics of Thunderbolt Fantasy come from a long and grand tradition of wuxia-inspired productions, including a whole lot of anime.

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“Thunderbolt Fantasy” Soundtrack Gets A Super-Sawano Hiroyuki Track Listing

August 24, 2016 3:42pm CDT
Soundtrack hits Japan today

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Heroine of “Thunderbolt Fantasy” Receives Original Web Manga

September 29, 2016 4:37pm CDT
“A Maiden’s Magical Journey” side story is illustrated by Kairi Shimotsuki

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Gen Urobuchi’s Thunderbolt Fantasy Puppet Series Gets Sequel

posted on 2016-09-30 11:15 EDT by Egan Loo
Japanese/Taiwanese co-production ended on Friday

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FEATURE: Why It Works: A Brief Plea For Thunderbolt Fantasy

October 01, 2016 4:30pm CDT
With the season ending, it’s time to take a quick look at one of this season’s most overlooked attractions!

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FEATURE: Found in Translation - “Thunderbolt Fantasy” Takes On The World

October 03, 2016 7:05pm CDT
This wuxia puppet show was filmed in Taiwanese, dubbed into Japanese, and simulcast around the world.

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This series is so much fun!

It’s a cross between that old “Thunderbirds Are Go” show and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”. I’m really glad it’s getting a sequel.

Proud Gen Urobuchi Shows Off His “Thunderbolt Fantasy” Puppet

January 17, 2017 3:40am CST
Speaking of Gen Urobuchi, Washington state’s Sakura-con announced that they will be hosting the writer

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Sword-Journeys Continue With “Thunderbolt Fantasy: Sword of Life and Death” Spin-Off

March 27, 2017 11:15am CDT
New film based on gaiden novel serves as a prequel examining the life of the Screaming Phoenix Killer

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“Thunderbolt Fantasy” And “Touken Ranbu” Meet In Dream Collaboration

March 31, 2017 6:30pm CDT
A short presents a meeting of Mikazuki Munechika (CV Kōsuke Toriumi) and Lǐn Xuě Yā (CV Kōsuke Toriumi)

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Watch the Making Of Video for the Thunderbolt Fantasy x Tōken Ranbu April Fool’s Joke

posted on 2017-04-12 01:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

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Thunderbolt Fantasy’s 2nd Season Slated for 2018, Side Story Video Project to Also Launch

posted on 2017-04-16 05:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New side story to focus on Shā Wú Shēng, Shāng Bù Huàn

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Get A Look At New “Thunderbolt Fantasy” Character Designs

April 17, 2017 1:40am CDT
Plus behind-the-scenes of April Fool’s joke and a fan-service-y art for manga and novel

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Thunderbolt Fantasy at Sakura-Con: Panels and Interviews

by Gabriella Ekens, May 20th 2017

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