| Episode 1:|
Keita Amano and Chapters of the Chosen
|Rōmaji||Amano Keita to Michibi Kareshisha-tachi|
|Original Air Date||July 13, 2017|
|n/a||Tasuku Uehara and New Game +|
Keita Amano and Chapters of the Chosen (雨野景太と導かれし者達, Amano Keita to Michibi Kareshisha-tachi) is the first episode of the Gamers! anime series, first broadcast on July 13, 2017.
Short Summary Edit
- One day, Keita Amano, a high school boy who has no friends and spends time playing video game, is approached by the beautiful Karen Tendō about joining their school's Game Club. Smitten by Karen's offer, Keita is slightly disappointed that he wasn't the only one Karen asked to join, but ends up having fun playing FPS games with the other members. Ultimately, however, Keita decides against joining the Game Club as he prefers to play games for enjoyment instead of competition. This rejection hits pretty hard with Karen, who runs off in tears.
Detailed Summary Edit
By order of appearance:
Major Events Edit
- Keita Amano meets Karen Tendō who invites to her club.
- However, he rejects her offer twice as it doesn't match his style of playing.
A list of future information was revealed throughout the episode. The list is shown here:
- The opening is a plot for a future episode.
- Karen will lose some of her popularity because of her interaction with Amano but its not known why.
- Tasuku would fall harder, most likely due to future events.
- It is said that Aguri and Amano would later meet a couple of times.
- This foreshadows their future acquaintanceship.
- There is an unknown girl playing games in class.
- The character on Keita's phone cover closely resembles Cloud Strife from the Final Fantasy VII series.
- The FPS game that Keita and the others played is based on a famous multiplayer FPS game, "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS-GO)".
- The fighting game that Niina played is "Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2", which is one of the few instances a game in its full actuality appeared in the series.
- Posters of Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 and Jake Hunter Detective Story: Ghost of the Dusk, an actual upcoming game, are seen from the Game Club.
- The arcade game on the endcard is based on "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior", an actual arcade fighting game in the Street Fighter series.
- This episode has no opening theme nor ending theme.
- "I want to play games for the enjoyment." - (Keita Amano)