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Yu Kobayashi

Yu Kobayashi



Japan

Age: 42

Born: 05 Feb, 1982

Known for

In Shokugeki no Soma as Decora (デコラ)as Decora (デコラ)

in Shokugeki no Soma
In Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry as Ayase Ayatsujias Ayase Ayatsuji

in Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry
In Dorohedoro as Noias Noi

in Dorohedoro
In Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou as Smithas Smith

in Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou

TV Series Starring Yu Kobayashi

DorohedoroDorohedoro
Tokyo MX, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Caiman is a person who has lost all of his memories after being transformed into a lizard-headed man by a sorcerer. Living in a grim urban region called Hole, he now hunts magic users in search of the one responsible for his metamorphosis in an attempt to recover his past and his face. Extremely strong and immune to magic, he has the help of his best friend, Nikaido. She is an agile fighter who runs a small restaurant at Hole. Their continuous slaughter of magicians calls the attention of a powerful sorcerer named En. He has his two best hitman, Shin and Noi, target the lizard-man and his ally. As Caiman delves deep into the search for his former identity, he starts acquiring odd clues that lead him into the bizarre magic world.


Altair: A Record of BattlesAltair: A Record of Battles
MBS, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation
Rating: 3.8/5

Tughril Mahmut is a young pasha serving on the Divan of the Türkiye Stratocracy. The clouds of war are gathering over his country due to the threat of an aggressive Empire. With the Divan split between warmongers and the pacifists, Mahmut begins his quest to keep the peace at any cost. As he finds himself deeper and deeper in the politics of the ancient world, new enemies and allies surface. Who will prevail? What will Mahmut do if war proves to be inevitable?


The NumbersThe Numbers
MBS, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure
Rating: 5/5

A super exciting action comedy starring the inmates and guards of the world's most formidable prison.


Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen - Zetsubou HenDanganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen - Zetsubou Hen
Tokyo MX, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Horror, Anime
Rating: 5/5

Hope's Peak Academy is a special school, recognized by the government, that was established in order to gather and nurture top-class students who excel in various fields. This school has two courses: The main course, and the preparatory course. Anyone with the money can enter the preparatory course, even if they don't have any special skills. The 77th class of the main course is filled with students who not only have unique abilities, but unique personalities as well.However, the students learned that "Talent isn't the most important thing in life; it's to involve yourself with people and make yourself a better person while making memories." However, little did they know that a mysterious project and discrimination of the courses were happening right under their noses.Hajime Hinata, a boy from the preparatory class who craves for an ability. The fateful meeting he has drives the future of the school into an unimaginable direction. This is the story of what happened up until the "The Biggest, Most Awful, Most Tragic Event in Human History." This is a story of hope that ends in despair.(Source: ANN)


Showa Genroku Rakugo ShinjuShowa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
TBS(Japan), 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Animation
Rating: 5/5

When a certain man is released from prison, he knows exactly where he's heading first. After falling in love with a traditional comic storyteller's rendition of the story called "Shinigami," he is determined to become his apprentice. The performer, Yakumo, has never taken an apprentice before, but to everyone's surprise, he accepts the eager ex-prisoner, nicknaming him "Yotaro." As Yotaro happily begins his new life, he meets others in Yakumo's life, including Yakumo's ward Konatsu. Konatsu was the daughter of a famous storyteller, and Yakumo took her in after her father's tragic death. Konatsu loved her father's storytelling, and would love to become a performer in her own right-but that path is not available for women.


Tiger Mask WTiger Mask W
Other, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Sports, Animation | ► Trailer

Two young wrestlers face each other in a recently revived underground wrestling organization, the Tiger's Lair, which destroyed the wrestling dojo they grew up in. One took over the training facilities of Naoto Date at the foot of Mount Fuji, as well as the mask he left behind. The other dared to enter the Tiger's Lair and won a fierce competition, receiving a jet-black tiger mask. One tiger walks the path of light, while the other walks the path of shadows. Neither one knows the other's face. On the ring, they are natural enemies, but they have the same purpose-destroy the Tiger's Lair!


High School FleetHigh School Fleet
Tokyo MX, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Sci-Fi, Anime
Rating: 5/5

With Japan having developed as a maritime nation, it became necessary to have specialized schools to teach skills essential to protecting the sea. The setting is one such all-girls school. The girls who enroll here study to become "blue mermaids," through classroom instruction and teaching of practical skills. "Blue mermaids" are women who pursue the ocean for their professional occupation. They live by the motto "In the sea we live, the sea we protect, and by the sea we go." They must excel in their studies, but must also adopt an international mindset. They are the "Elite of the Sea," and are expected to be knowledgeable of the customs and cultures of other countries as well as their own.


Poco's Udon WorldPoco's Udon World
Crunchyroll, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Anime, Animation

Souta Tawara is a web designer working in Tokyo. When he visits his family's Udon place in his hometown Kagawa Prefecture, he discovers a young boy. Upon confronting the boy, Souta soon learns his secret and decides to quit his job in order to take care of the boy, Poko. The daily adventures of the two slowly enfold as Poco energetically navigates his way through Kagawa, the "Udon Kingdom," along with Souta.


Shokugeki no SomaShokugeki no Soma
MBS, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.9/5

Shokugeki no Soma centers on Yukihira Soma, a middle school student who is determined to surpass his father's culinary skills. One day, his father decides to close down their family restaurant and hone his skills in Europe. Before leaving he enrolls Soma in an elite culinary school that is extremely difficult to enter with a graduation rate of only 10 percent. Will Souma be able to improve his skills, or will the kitchen prove to be too hot?


Rakudai Kishi no CavalryRakudai Kishi no Cavalry
AT-X, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Fantasy, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.9/5

The "school sword action" story revolves around Magic Knights, modern magic-users who fight with weapons converted from their souls. Ikki Kurogane goes to a school for these Magic Knights, but he is the "Failed Knight" or "Worst One" who is failing because he has no magical skills. However, one day, he is challenged to a duel by Stella, a foreign princess and the "Number One" student. In this duel, "the loser must be obedient for life."


Monster Musume no Iru NichijouMonster Musume no Iru Nichijou
Tokyo MX, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Anime
Rating: 4.5/5

Monsters-they're real, and they want to date us! Three years ago, the world learned that harpies, centaurs, catgirls, and all manners of fabulous creatures are not merely fiction; they are flesh and blood-not to mention scale, feather, horn, and fang. Thanks to the "Cultural Exchange Between Species Act," these once-mythical creatures have assimilated into society, or at least, they're trying. When a hapless human named Kurusu Kimihito is inducted as a "volunteer" into the government exchange program, his world is turned upside down. A snake-like lamia named Miia comes to live with him, and it is Kurusu's job to take care of her and make sure she integrates into his everyday life. Unfortunately for Kurusu, Miia is undeniably sexy, and the law against interspecies breeding is very strict. Even worse, when a ravishing centaur girl and a flirtatious harpy move in, what's a full-blooded young man with raging hormones to do?!


Kekkai SensenKekkai Sensen
MBS, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Anime
Rating: 4.2/5

A breach between Earth and the netherworlds has opened up over the city of New York, trapping New Yorkers and creatures from other dimensions in an impenetrable bubble. They've lived together for years, in a world of crazy crime sci-fi sensibilities. Now someone is threatening to sever the bubble, and a group of stylish superhumans is working to keep it from happening.


My Wife is the Student Council President!My Wife is the Student Council President!
AT-X, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Romance, Anime, Animation
Rating: 4.9/5

The story begins with Izumi Hayato running to be student body president. But when a beautiful girl swings in promising the liberalization of love while flinging condoms into the audience, he ends up losing to her and becoming the vice president. At the student council meeting, the newly-elected president invites herself over to Izumi's house, where she promptly announces she is to become Izumi's wife thanks to an agreement-facilitated by alcohol-made between their parents when they were only 3.


Attack on Titan: Junior HighAttack on Titan: Junior High
MBS, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Anime
Rating: 5/5

Your favorite characters from Attack on Titan are back in... junior high school? Adapted from the hit spinoff manga series - Attack on Titan: Junior High (written by Saki Nakagawa), this parody reimagines Eren, Mikasa, Armin, and other characters from the original manga as students and teachers at Titan Junior High School.


Koufuku GraffitiKoufuku Graffiti
TBS(Japan), 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Anime, Animation

The story follows Ryou, a middle school girl who lives by herself. She has a knack for cooking and makes friendships with everyone through her food. The cooking manga is "full of detailed cuisine art to whet the appetite and slightly erotic meal scenes." The "koufuku" in the title is a wordplay on two Japanese homonyms - one which means "happiness," and another that means "appetite."


Madan no Ou to VanadisMadan no Ou to Vanadis
AT-X, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Anime
Rating: 5/5

Set in Western Europe during times of war, Eleanor "Ellen" Vertalia, one of the Vanadis of Zhcted, leads the battle into Brune. There are, in fact, seven Vanadis, named for having each received a powerful weapon from the dragon to individually reign over seven territories. The power of the Vanadis invokes dread and fear from their enemies. An earl in the service of the country of Brune, a young archer by the name of Tigre, experienced the Vandis's power firsthand after being defeated on the battlefield by Ellen. However, Ellen chose to spare his life after witnessing his skills, but in exchange, he is asked to serve her.


Senran KaguraSenran Kagura
AT-X, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Anime, Animation
Rating: 5/5

There was a time when there were ninja serving the powerful, hired for intelligence missions, destruction, or assassination. While the times have changed, the need for ninja has not vanished. In a particular school, there are girls who are secretly in training to become ninja. Ninjas-in-training, Asuka, Katsuragi, Hibari, Ikaruga, and Yagyuu each have a secret technique scroll that they protect at all times. This features their tumultuous school life as they pursue the path of the ninja!


Servant x ServiceServant x Service
Other, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Anime, Animation

Anime about the staff of the health and welfare section of the ward office of a certain city. Newcomers Hasebe Yutaka, Yamagami, Miyoshi Saya, and their supervisor Ichimiya Taishi go through the everyday quirks of working at their office.


Danshi Koukousei no NichijouDanshi Koukousei no Nichijou
AT-X, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Anime
Rating: 5/5

The story of everyday life Tadakuni, Hidenori, Esitake and other pupils of secondary schools for boys.


Kore wa Zombie desuka?Kore wa Zombie desuka?
Other, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Rating: 5/5

Ayumu Aikawa is a zombie resurrected by a necromancer named Eucliwood Hellscythe after being killed by a serial killer. As he tries to make the best of his undead life, he encounters a magical girl named Haruna and inadvertently takes her magic powers, being forced to become a Maso-Shojo (and thereby crossdress) in the process. With Eucliwood, Haruna, and a vampire ninja named Seraphim living with him, Ayumu helps battle demons known as Megalos while trying to figure out the mystery behind his own death.


Horizon in the Middle of NowhereHorizon in the Middle of Nowhere
MBS, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Rating: 5/5

Set in a distant land, Japan is divided into feudal territories, yet conquered by outside countries, the city Musashi that will ignite the flame of battle is being targeted and has no choice but to keep its people safe by entering this war, with the fate of the world resting on its hands, the students of Musashi may hold the key to victory.


Kaichou wa Maid-sama!Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
TBS, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Romance, Anime, Animation
Rating: 4.9/5

Ayuzawa Misaki doesn't like most of the boys in her school, and she is the student council president. But one day one of the council members, and one of the most handsome guys in school finds out her big secret, she works in a maid cafe.


Seitokai YakuindomoSeitokai Yakuindomo
Other, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Anime, Animation
Rating: 4.8/5

Tsuda Takatoshi is about to begin his first year in Ousai Academy. His decision to enter Ousai was based upon it being close to his home and he paid no heed to the fact he'd be among the first boys to enter the recently gender-integrated school.


Hyakka Ryouran: Samurai GirlsHyakka Ryouran: Samurai Girls
Chiba TV, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Anime, Animation
Rating: 5/5

The story takes place in Japan in the early 21st century, in an alternate reality where the Tokugawa Shogunate has remained in power. In this reality, student councils are tasked with oppressing schools. Yagyuu Muneakira is a high school student who rebels against his student council with the help of girls who've had the names of famous samurai heroes passed on to them.


Occult AcademyOccult Academy
TV Tokyo, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Fantasy

The story revolves around Maya - The daughter of the Former head Master of a private Japanese academy dedicated to the study of the occult who died in 1999, and a time traveling agent Uchida a mysterious young man who travels back in time from 2012


Sound of the SkySound of the Sky
TV Tokyo, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Music

Set in the future on a land that, after being marred by long-lasting wars, has settled into a quiet cycle of decline. Kanata Kumika is a 15-year-old girl who fulfills her dream of enlisting in the army and joins a unit of five girls who protect a fortress that looms over a little village. The girls also play music that reverberates across the skies over towns without people and seas without fish. This title is reported as using the Spanish city of Cuenca and its nearby Alarcón Fortress as a model for the storyline.


Nyan Koi!Nyan Koi!
TBS(Japan), 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Rating: 4.3/5

Junpei Kōsaka is in his second year of high school and tries to stay out of trouble. He is allergic to cats which is ironic because the girl he has a crush on loves them. One day Junpei makes the mistake of kicking a can that accidentally hits the local neko-jizō-sama, which is the guardian deity of cats, after the incident he can suddenly understand what cats are saying and to make it even worse he also has to grant one hundred wishes from cats, or he will be turned into one himself.


Maria HolicMaria Holic
Chiba TV, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Anime

Kanako is a sophomore at an all-girls school which she has just enrolled in, she is not going to a mixed school just because she has a phobia, of men. Once there she meets and takes an interest in a freshman who goes by the name Mariya, the only problem is that Mariya isn't actually a girl, he, is actually a cross-dressing boy.


SakiSaki
TV Tokyo, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Sports, Anime, Animation

Miyanaga Saki is a high school freshman who doesn't like mahjong. Ever since she was a child, she would lose her New Year's gift money during her family mahjong game. If she won, her parents would be upset, and if she lost, well, she lost. As a result, she's learned to play in such a way that her score always remains plus/minus zero: not good enough to win, but not bad enough to lose. When we meet her, she's being dragged to her school's mahjong club by an old friend. How will a girl who hates mahjong, yet has become adept at the game as a result of her upbringing, survive in this environment?


Umineko no Naku Koro niUmineko no Naku Koro ni
Tokyo MX, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Fantasy, Horror

The affluent Ushiromiya family patriarch, Kinzo, is on his deathbed, and his family has assembled at their private island to discuss the division of his estate. As they bicker over their father's immense inheritance, a typhoon closes in, trapping them on the island. They suddenly receive an eerie word of warning...and then, in the dead of night, the murders begin. One by one, family members are discovered murdered in bizarre and inhuman ways. Some within the family turn to superstition, blaming it on a witch rumored to inhabit the island. But one of them - the young Battler Ushiromiya - refuses to accept the supernatural and vows to uncover the real killer behind the seemingly impossible slaughters. He soon finds himself confronted by the apparent witch, and enters into a life-or-death battle for the truth.


Sands of DestructionSands of Destruction
TV Tokyo, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Adventure, Fantasy, Anime, Animation

In a world where humans serve as livestock for the ruling beastman, and where sand fills the roles of water and fire. Kyrie is recruited by the "World Destruction Committee" to assist in putting an end to their world. Kyrie alone holds the power needed to do it.


Candy BoyCandy Boy
Tokyo MX, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, Anime, Animation

Yukino and Kanade Sakurai live together as high school students enjoying their daily life; until one day Sakuya Kamiyama confess her love for Kanade to Yukino, asking for her support. This makes Yukino realize her true feelings for her sister.


Higurashi no Naku Koro niHigurashi no Naku Koro ni
TV Saitama, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

This is a Japanese murder mystery series that aired on TV Saitama. The show takes place in 1983 in a small village called Hinamizawa, and focuses on a group of friends. Despite the villages peaceful appearance, each year, a person is mysteriously murdered. The crimes eventually gets to the friends, and paranoia leads to even more murders.


Buso RenkinBuso Renkin
TV Tokyo, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The story begins when high school student Mutou Kazuki is killed one night saving a mysterious girl from a monster, only to wake up and find it was only a dream. However, he soon finds out how real that dream was when a giant serpentine monster attacks him and his sister. Tsumura Tokiko, the girl from his dream, explains that the monster is a homunculus. Kazuki had been attacked and killed by it when rescuing Tokiko, however the girl revived him by placing a kakugane medal in his chest. The kakugane, Tokiko explains, is an alchemical device that when activated can give him the power to fight homunculi. Using this, Kazuki creates his own Arms Alchemy (busou renkin), an alchemic weapon in the form of a huge lance. Along with Tokiko and her own Arms Alchemy (busou renkin), Kazuki joins the fight against the homunculi and their master.


School RumbleSchool Rumble
TV Tokyo, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Romance, Anime, Animation
Rating: 5/5

Tsukamoto Tenma is an ordinary 2nd year high school student who has fallen in love with one of her classmates, Karasuma Ooji. However, currently she is unable to confess her feelings to him. To make things worse, she found out that Karasuma is transferring to another school in a year. On the other hand, Tenma's other classmate, Harima Kenji (who is a delinquent) is also in love with Tenma. Not being able to confess his feelings, Harima gets depressed day by day.


Negima!Negima!
TV Tokyo, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Animation

10-year old Negi Springfield is a wizard-in-training, and needs only to pass one more test in order to become a Master Wizard. Unfortunately, his final task is a bizarre one- to become a English teacher at an all-females boarding school. As soon as he arrives, he completely embarasses one of his students, Kagurazaka Asuna, and replaces the teacher she loves, which garners her hatred. To make matters worse, Asuna learns that Negi is a wizard,and promises to tell unless he helps her out. But, unfortunately, circumstances force them to work together to do many things, from fighting evil wizards to helping the class pass their final exam, with a lot of humor, magic, and romances thrown in.