Genre: Sci-fi, Fighting
Season: Summer 2016
Premiere Date: July 4, 2016


Manga creator Shinjirō began his manga in Kadokawa’s Monthly Comic Alive magazine in 2009, and an anime adaptation was announced in January 2015.


In the world of Taboo-Tattoo, there are people called Shields who have ancient weapons called Spell Crests engraved onto their body that raise their physical abilities by a great amount at a high speed. Every person’s Spell Crest has a different catalyst (called a Trigger) that sets it off.

When Justice “Seigi” Akazuka saved an old man from a group of thugs, he was given a strange stone that engraved a strange tattoo onto the palm of his hand the moment he touched it.

“Where did you obtain that Spell Crest?”

A girl wearing a coat despite the warm weather named Easy approaches Justice on his way home from school and attacks him. Despite his many years of training in jujitsu under the tutelage of his grandfather, he nearly dies due to the gap in their levels of strength…

After obtaining the Spell Crest by complete coincidence, a large cast of characters begin to gather around Justice, and a battle revolving around their various ideals begins.


Justice “Seigi” Akazuka
Voice: Makoto Furukawa


A boy who had a mysterious Tattoo engraved on his hand after he saved a man from danger. He has a strong sense of justice, and uses Akazuka-style Jujitsu to fight. He has been rigorously trained by his vigorous grandfather.

Bluesy “Easy” Fluesy
Voice: Mikako Komatsu


A girl who suddenly appeared in front of Seigi, and just like him, she has a Seal Crest that makes her physical strength skyrocket.

Tōko Ichinose
Voice: Chika Anzai


Seigi’s classmate and childhood friend.

Where to Watch



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Director: Takashi Watanabe
Character Design: Shinya Hasegawa
Music: Shinji Hosoe (SuperSweep)
Series Composition: Masamitsu Ōtake, Mayori Sekijima
Animation Production: MAPPA


Makoto Furukawa as Justice “Seigi” Akazuka
Mikako Komatsu as Bluesy “Easy” Fluesy
Chika Anzai as Tōko Ichinose
Akari Kitō as Aryabahta
Eri Kitamura as Lisa Lovelock
Shiori Izawa as Iltutmish
Hitomi Nabatame as Kar Shekhar
Kenjirō Tsuda as R.R. Lurker
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Brad “BB” Blackstone

©2016 Shinjirō/KADOKAWA/Taboo-Tattoo Production Committee

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