Pluto TV previously brought another Discotek Media series to its app streaming channel with 07-Ghost. The twenty-five-episode series is now streaming in its original Japanese language with English subtitles via their site here. The problem is that when they first did this a few months back, it was only the first half of it, which is fine to start, but they start with episode two instead of episode one, making it rather… awkward.
That’s now all been rectified and the complete series has now been made available on the service.
Based on the manga by Yuki Amemiya (read our reviews here), it’s directed by Norihiro Takamoto based on the scripts by Natsuko Takahashi. It was animated at Studio DEEN.
The manga is currently being released by Viz Media.
Plot concept: Barsburg Empire’s Military Academy is known for training elites who bring victory to the empire. Students of the academy freely utilize an ability called “Zaiphon” to fight, while the types of Zaiphon usable depends on the nature of the soldier.
Teito Klein, a student at the academy, is one of the most promising soldiers produced. Although ridiculed by everyone for being a sklave (German for slave) with no memories of his past, he is befriended by a fellow student called Mikage. While preparing for the final exam, Teito uncovers a dark secret related to his past. When an attempt to assassinate Ayanami, a high-ranking official who killed his father, fails, Teito is locked away awaiting punishment.
Only wanting the best for Teito, Mikage helps him escape. Teito ends up at the 7th District Church where he is taken in by the bishops. It is here that Teito attempts to evade the grasp of Ayanami and the Military, so he can rediscover his memories and learn why he is the person that can change the fate of the world.