Little Battlers eXperience is a science fiction Japanese anime television series based on the Little Battlers eXperience role-playing video game by Level-5 started  its run on OKTO last night at 7:30pm on OKTO.

Danball Senki tells the story of a world where kids battle one another using little robot figures called LBX (Little Battler eXperience). Yamano Ban, a young boy who desires to become an LBX Fighter like his friends, is forbidden by his mother from owning an LBX as his father was taken from them in an accident relating to LBX years ago. One day a mysterious woman approaches Ban with a suitcase and tells him the hopes and fears of humanity lie inside it, and when Ban opens it, he finds a strange new LBX Robot. He is soon attacked by organizations who want the data inside this robot, and Ban and his friends are dragged into a corporation war that spreads all the way up to the highest political positions of power in Japan, and the true origins behind LBX Battling which could change the entire political structure of Japan.

It also has a decent voice cast with notable seiyuus such as Marina Inoue (Yozora Mikazuki from Haganai) playing as Ami Kawamura and Daisuke Namikawa (Waver Valvet from Fate/Zero) as Kazuya Aoshima. Megumi Kobuta is playing her first debut major role as Yamano Ban.

The series has a cult following among Japanese primary school kids for the past couple of years, much like Digimon in the yesteryears.


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