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World Trigger

World Trigger 1

Genres: action, science fiction
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: One day a gate to another world opened in Mikado City. This entities of the other world, called Neighbors, sent out an invasion force that overran the area surrounding the gate. Given the technological superiority of the Neighbors, the destruction of the city seemed only a matter of time. But then suddenly Border appeared in the town, an organization that researches the technology of the Neighbors to protect this side of the gate. In a short time they built a huge base and became established as the line of defense against the Neighbors. One day a student named Yuma transfers to the same middle-school class as Osamu, a teenager who belongs to Border. He has a weapon called Trigger that is only allowed to be possessed by people in Border, and claims to have come from beyond the gate.
Number of episodes: 48
Vintage: 2014-10-05
Opening Theme: 1. “GIRIGIRI” by Sonar Pocket
2. “Ashita no Hikari” (Light of Tomorrow) by AAA
Ending Theme: 1. “Ashita no Hikari” (Light of Tomorrow) by AAA
2. “Dream Trigger” by Pile

ANN Info Page
Official Japanese Website

Watch on Crunchyroll

World Trigger 2 / World Trigger: Tobosha Hen

world trigger 2

Genres: science fiction
Plot Summary: Each with their own reasons, Osamu, Yuma and Chika continue striving towards their goal of being chosen for the away-missions. However, in order to be selected, their squad must first reach A-rank by participating in a series of team-based rank-wars.
Number of episodes: 25
Vintage: 2015-10-11
Opening Theme: “Dream Trigger” by Pile

ANN Info Page
Official Japanese Website

Watch on Crunchyroll


World Trigger 3


Vintage: 2021-01-09

Official Japanese Website

Shonen Jump’s World Trigger Manga Gets TV Anime

posted on 2014-05-27 03:01 EDT by Egan Loo
Daisuke Ashihara’s sci-fi action manga about those who defend Earth from interdimensional creatures

Yuuki Kaji, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Rie Kugimiya Star in World Trigger Anime

posted on 2014-08-03 13:30 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Jun Fukuyama, Hideyuki Tanaka, Nao Tamura, Tomo Muranaka also cast in October anime

Yuichi Nakamura Joins World Trigger TV Anime’s Cast

posted on 2014-08-06 04:30 EDT by Sarah Nelkin
Character names for Tomo Muranaka, Hideyuki Tanaka, Nao Tamura, Yuuki Kaji roles also unveiled

World Trigger Manga Gets Commemorative Video for Upcoming Anime

posted on 2014-08-11 13:45 EDT by Karen Ressler
Jun Fukuyama, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Rie Kugimiya’s roles unveiled

Tomoaki Maeno, Masakazu Morita, Kana Hanazawa Join World Trigger Cast

posted on 2014-08-20 04:20 EDT by Egan Loo
Keiji Fujiwara, Takeshi Kusao also star in October TV anime of Shonen Jump manga

Outlaw Star’s Mitsuru Hongo Directs World Trigger Anime

posted on 2014-08-29 07:08 EDT by Sarah Nelkin
Toei anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s manga premieres on October 5

Sonar Pocket to Perform World Trigger Anime’s Theme Song

posted on 2014-09-09 22:40 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Digimon Fusion/Danchi Tomoo group performs theme song for anime premiering on October 5

World Trigger Anime’s Promo Previews Characters

posted on 2014-09-26 06:46 EDT by Sarah Nelkin
Series starring Yūichi Nakamura, Yuuki Kaji, Rie Kugimiya premieres on October 5

World Trigger Episode 1 Preview Features Yūma

posted on 2014-10-03 22:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Series to premiere October 5

Hikaru Midorikawa, Kaito Ishikawa Join World Trigger Anime’s Cast

posted on 2014-11-01 07:32 EDT by Sarah Nelkin
Midorikawa plays Sōya Kazama, Ishikawa plays Kōhei Izumi in adaptation of Shonen Jump manga

World Trigger Anime Listed With 50 Episodes

posted on 2014-12-14 23:57 EST by Egan Loo

Schedule Updates

Finally, as you guys may know, there are a bunch of schedule changes coming up due to broadcast shifts in Japan’s schedule. If a show is off one week, it will resume the next.

World Trigger - off 1/4

Updates will be made to the list if there are any changes or additions.

Nozomu Sasaki, Nobunaga Shimazaki, AAA Join World Trigger Anime

posted on 2015-03-05 03:50 EST by Egan Loo
Toshio Furukawa, Yurie Kobori, more voice Aftokrator characters; AAA makes new opening song


Wrestler Kazuchika Owada Voices Character Based on Him in World Trigger

posted on 2015-03-26 08:01 EDT by Sarah Nelkin
Pro wrestler to face off against Yuma in extra segment of episode premiering April 5

“World Trigger” 2nd Theme Song MV Performed by AAA

May 21, 2015 2:55am CDT
47th single “Ashita no Hikari” will be released on May 27


AAA’s “World Trigger” 2nd Theme Song Tops Oricon Daily Chart

May 29, 2015 3:45am EDT
Fifth of the seven singles for their 10th anniversary project

Toei Previews “World Trigger” English Dub

July 03, 2015 4:30pm CDT
Plan announced on social media

World Trigger TV Anime Gets New Series in October

posted on 2015-07-22 03:45 EDT by Egan Loo

“World Trigger” Nasu Unit Cast Previewed

August 06, 2015 5:10pm CDT
Houko Kuwashima, Umeka Shōji and Chihiro Ikki voice female team


This was a fun, sounding dub.

Pile Performs Theme Song for New World Trigger Series

posted on 2015-09-04 11:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New series’ October 4 premiere, new Trion Warrior models also revealed

World Trigger Anime’s Sunday Airing Replaced After Real-Life Floods

posted on 2015-09-12 10:30 EDT by Egan Loo
Episode 46 would have shown battle in heavy rain, before being pre-empted by rerun

While “World Trigger” Episode Delayed, Season 2 Visual Goes Online

September 14, 2015 11:56pm CDT
Episode reminiscent of recent flooding

World Trigger Anime’s New Arc Adds Takahiro Sakurai, More to Cast

posted on 2015-09-21 06:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
“Fugitive Arc” featuring anime-original story premieres on October 11


Pile Strikes Poses for “World Trigger” New OP Song CD Jackets

September 28, 2015 11:50pm CDT
3rd solo single “Dream Trigger” hits stores November 4

Staff Changes for “World Trigger - Fugitive Arc” Anime

October 15, 2015 3:05pm PDT
Writer assumed to be working under pseudonym


VIDEO: Pile “World Trigger” Theme Music Video Previewed

October 21, 2015 8:10pm PDT
In addition to the single, set to be released November 4th, Pile has a “Pinky Parade” live-tour scheduled to hit five stops in Japan in November


Pile Joins “World Trigger” Cast

December 19, 2015 12:48pm CST
Voice actress/singer doubles down on sci-fi action series

Tomokazu Sugita To Appear In “World Trigger” Anime

January 22, 2016 9:38am CST
Popular actor lends his voice to Masato “Kage” Kageura