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Hôchû Ôtsuka

Hôchû Ôtsuka



Japan

Age: 70

Born: 19 May, 1954

Known for

In Tower of God as Headonas Headon

in Tower of God
In Youjo Senki: Saga of Tanya the Evil as Hans von Zettouras Hans von Zettour

in Youjo Senki: Saga of Tanya the Evil
In Ajin as Satōas Satō

in Ajin
In Claymore as Orsayas Orsay

in Claymore

TV Series Starring Hôchû Ôtsuka

'Tis Time for 'Torture', Princess'Tis Time for 'Torture', Princess
AT-X, 2024 Running | Comedy, Fantasy, Anime, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

In an ongoing battle between the Imperial Army and the Hellhorde, the princess from the army has been captured along with her holy sword Ex. Since regular torture is prohibited by the prisoner of war treaty between the two parties, the grand inquisitor, Torture Tortura, employs unusual "torture" techniques, usually in the form of tempting foods and snacks from Japanese culture. The princess relents, but gives information that is usually trivial in nature, and the few times she does give useful information, the Hell-Lord does not take advantage of it.


Tower of GodTower of God
TV Tokyo, 2020 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.8/5

Tower of God centers around a boy called Twenty-Fifth Bam, who has spent most of his life trapped beneath a vast and mysterious Tower, with only his close friend, Rachel, to keep him company. When Rachel enters the Tower, Bam manages to open the door into it as well, and faces challenges at each floor of this tower as he tries to find his closest companion.


Fairy GoneFairy Gone
Tokyo MX, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Fantasy, Anime, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

"Once upon a time, fairies were tools of war." The story takes place in a world where fairies possess and dwell in animals, giving them mysterious abilities. By removing the organs of a possessed animal and transplanting them into humans, fairies can be summoned as an alter ego and be used as a weapon. Such individuals who used fairies as war tools were called "Fairy Soldiers." Once the war was over and they completed their roles, the soldiers lost their purpose. Some began working for the government, some joined the mafia, and some even became terrorists, as each chose their own way to live. Nine years have passed since the war. The protagonist Mariya is a new recruit of "Dorothea," an organization which investigates and suppresses fairy-related crimes. Amidst the unstable political situation, criminals with lingering wounds from the war and past conflicts emerge and engage in terrorism as an act of revenge. This is the story of Fairy Soldiers, fighting for their own justice in a chaotic postwar world.


Youjo Senki: Saga of Tanya the EvilYoujo Senki: Saga of Tanya the Evil
AT-X, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Military/War, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Tanya Degurechov used to be one of Japan's elite office workers, but because of a wrathful god, was reborn as a little girl. She has blonde hair, blue eyes, and nearly transparent white skin, and she flies through the air and mercilessly strikes down her opponents. She speaks with a young girl's lisp and commands the army. Tanya prioritizes optimization and career advancement above all, and she will become the most dangerous entity among the Imperial Army's sorcerers.


Restaurant to Another WorldRestaurant to Another World
TV Tokyo, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Anime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

At the bottom floor of the building with a dog signboard, in the shopping district near the office street, there lies a cafeteria called "Youshoku no Nekoya," that has an illustration of a cat on the door. It's been open for fifty years and has satisfied various salarymen from nearby offices. Despite it being called a Western cuisine cafeteria, it also provides other varieties of menus. For the people of this certain world, it's their one-and-only special cafeteria. There is, however, one secret to "Nekoya." The cafeteria is closed to the public every Saturday in order to make way for special guests. When a bell rings, customers from different places of birth and races appear who ask for mysterious and delicious dishes. They are actually the same dishes served to the salarymen, but these special guests find them to be more exotic than to what they are used to. As the cafeteria aims to serve masterpieces, it is usually referred as "Isekai Shokudou." And so, the bell rings again this week.


Love TyrantLove Tyrant
TV Tokyo, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Rating: 4/5

A Kiss Note is a powerful notebook that makes anyone who has their name written together will instantly fall in love if they kiss each other regardless of any circumstances. This magical and very familiar item belongs to an angel named Guri whose job as cupid is to create couples. However, she accidentally writes down Aino Seiji, a regular high school student, and unless he kisses someone, Guri will die. She convinces Seiji to go kiss his crush, Hiyama Akane, the school's popular girl who turns out has even stronger feelings for him, bordering on obsessive and psychotic. Eventually Akane and Seiji come together but not before Guri decides that she likes Seiji as well. What seems awesome to most guys becomes hell for Seiji who just wants a normal relationship with girls.


Alice & ZourokuAlice & Zouroku
Tokyo MX, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy
Rating: 3/5

A group of young girls possess a mysterious power known as "Alice's Dream," which gives them the ability to turn their thoughts into reality. Detained and experimented upon, these youths are locked away in secret until one of them manages to escape. Her name is Sana-a girl with the power to ignore the very laws of physics. When this willful powerhouse crosses paths with a stubborn old man named Zouroku, his carefully-ordered life will never be the same again.


AjinAjin
TBS(Japan), 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Ajin are humans that cannot die. Seventeen years ago, they first appeared on a battlefield in Africa. From then on, more of their kind are discovered within the human society. Their rarity in appearance means that, for experimental purposes, the government will generously reward anyone who captures one. In the present day, for what a certain high school student expects to be a typical summer holiday, his life is about to turn unexpected...


Kamigami no AsobiKamigami no Asobi
Tokyo MX, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Anime
Rating: 3/5

The story revolves around Kusanagi Yui, who is ordered by Zeus, a god and the headmaster of a school he created, to teach the meaning of love to young and handsome gods. The reason he has for doing this is to cancel the negative effects of the weakening bond between the world of the divine and the world of the humans.


Sasami-san@GanbaranaiSasami-san@Ganbaranai
TBS(Japan), 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Romance, Animation

The story follows a hikikomori named Sasami who is unmotivated about even changing clothes or eating. Her brother takes care of her, even though she despises his slave-like nature. Sasami spends her days viewing the outside world via a Brother Surveillance Tool on her computer. In the outside world, the three beautiful Yagami sisters and Sasami's brother are in the middle of relationships worthy of a romantic comedy.


Space Battleship YamatoSpace Battleship Yamato
MBS, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Rating: 5/5

In the distant future, the war between the human race and the Gamilon has taken its toll on the planet Earth. Constant bombardment of radioactive asteroids has rendered the planet's atmosphere uninhabitable. As a means of relief aid, Queen Starsha of the planet Iscandar offers the Earth Forces a device that can completely neutalize the radiation off the planet. For this task, the space battleship Yamato is launched from the remains of its World War II ancestor on a 148,000 light-year journey. However, the crew of the Yamato has only one Earth year to travel to Iscandar and back, or the human race will come to an end.


ClaymoreClaymore
NTV, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

This is an anime adaptation of a popular manga based on a fictional world with medieval technology. In this world, humans coexist with creatures called Yoma. The Yoma are sentient, shape-changing monsters that disguise themselves as and then feed on humans. By consuming a human brain, the Yoma can absorb the victim's memories, allowing them to infiltrate human circles without arousing the suspicions of their victim's close friends or family. In order to protect humans from the Yoma, a secret organization has created an order of superhuman warriors known as Claymores.


Blood +Blood +
Adult Swim, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Teens, Action, Adventure

"Blood+", the follow up to one of the best-selling animé films of all time, "Blood: The Last Vampire", comes to Adult Swim. The story, set in modern-day Okinawa, follows high school senior Saya Otonashi who lives a happy life with her adoptive family.


Slam DunkSlam Dunk
TV Asahi, 1993 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Sports, Anime
Rating: 4.7/5

Hanamichi Sakuragi, an entering Shohoku high school freshman, holds a record for being rejected by 50 girls during middle school. His nearly 2 meters height and bright red hair causes most students to write him off as a delinquent. One day, a girl named Haruko Akagi approaches Hanamichi without any fear. When she asks Hanamichi "do you like basketball?" Hanamichi falls head over heels for the girl of his dreams. Without missing a beat, Hanamichi tells her he loves basketball, and the two head to the gymnasium where Hanamichi learns about the slam dunk. He also learns of Rukawa, one of the country's top basketball prospects, also a freshman at Shohoku.