Anime 19815 No Game No Life

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: NGNL
Japanese: ノーゲーム・ノーライフ
English: No Game, No Life
German: No Game, No Life
Spanish: No Game, No Life
French: No Game, No Life


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 2014 to Jun 25, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 21:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Light novel
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, EcchiEcchi
Themes: IsekaiIsekai, Strategy GameStrategy Game
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.061 (scored by 15352341,535,234 users)
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Ranked: #5542
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Popularity: #17
Members: 2,390,203
Favorites: 47,951

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Sixteen sentient races inhabit Disboard, a world overseen by Tet, the One True God. The lowest of the sixteen—Imanity—consists of humans, a race with no affinity for magic. In a place where everything is decided through simple games, humankind seems to have no way out of their predicament—but the arrival of two outsiders poses a change.

On Earth, stepsiblings Sora and Shiro are two inseparable shut-ins who dominate various online games under the username "Blank." While notorious on the internet, the pair believe that life is merely another dull game. However, after responding to a message from an unknown user, they are suddenly transported to Disboard. The mysterious sender turns out to be Tet, who informs them about the world's absolute rules. After Tet leaves, Sora and Shiro begin their search for more information and a place to stay, taking them to Elkia—Imanity's only remaining kingdom.

There, the duo encounters Stephanie Dola, an emotional girl vying for the kingdom's sovereignty. In desperation, she attempts to regain her father's throne, but her foolhardiness makes her goal unachievable. Inspired by the girl's motivation and passion, Sora and Shiro decide to aid Stephanie in getting Elkia back on its feet, ultimately aiming to become the new rulers of the enigmatic realm.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


No Game No Life adapts the first three volumes of Yuu Kamiya's light novel series of the same title.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu


Kayano, Ai

Dola, Stephanie

Hikasa, Youko


Tamura, Yukari


Kugimiya, Rie

Hatsuse, Izuna

Sawashiro, Miyuki


Shindo, Naomi

Nirvalen, Fiel

Noto, Mamiko

Zell, Chlammy

Iguchi, Yuka

Former King

Fukushima, Jun


Fukao, Satoshi
Ishizuka, Atsuko
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard

Opening Theme

1: "This game" by Konomi Suzuki (eps 2-8, 10)
2: "Onegai☆Snyaiper (おねがい☆すにゃいばー)" by Izuna Hatsuse (Miyuki Sawashiro) (eps 11)

Ending Theme

1: "This game" by Konomi Suzuki (eps 1, 12)
2: "Oracion (オラシオン)" by Shiro (Ai Kayano) (eps 2-11)


Mar 24, 2024
Siscon. Brocon. Lolicon. Isekai.

Sora and Shiro are an unstoppable inseparable sibling gamer duo.
They are challenged by the God of Games of another world and then summoned into that world.
Fighting on behalf of humanity they must defeat the nations of the other races and earn the right to face the Gamer God.
However humans are the only race with no magic affinity. Putting them at a huge disadvantage and on the brink of losing.

The main characters are interesting and entertaining.

Both characters are geniuses. Sora the older brother is great at planning and manipulating. So is great at dealing with people.
Whereas Shiro the 11 year old who ...
Nov 23, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Through the power of BS, I win

No, but really. That's all the show really is, it's all high stakes then poof, I win. The art style is the only really good thing I'll say about the show, the premise is cool, but dawg does it really just pull nothing out of its ass just to take the wind out of the show's sails. It's like a monster of the week with unwinnable odds, but then the monster just evaporates in the last 2 seconds of the fight. Probs why there's never gonna be a season 2. It's formulaic and boring after the first 2 times.
Oct 11, 2023
As a fan a games myself, I can tell ya with uh with uh with academic authority that this game FREAKING sucks. Let's take a gander at the ten commandments of this game.

TEN COMMANDMENTS (no relation)
1. All murder, war, and robbery are forbidden in this world.
2. All conflict in this world will be resolved through games.
3. In games, each player will bet something that they agree is of equal value.
4. As long as it doesn't violate pledge three, anything may be bet, and any game may be played.
5. The challenged party has the right to decide the rules of the game.
6. Any bets made in ...

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