Freezing, the first season of the Freezing anime, consists of 12 episodes spanning the first five story arcs of the Freezing manga in plot. This season adapts the Introductory Arc, the 3rd Year Punishment Arc, the Rana Introductory Arc, the 3rd Year Retaliation Arc and the 10th Nova Clash of the manga respectively. The season debuted on AT-X in 4:3 uncensored format on January 8, 2011, and aired until April 2, 2011, with subsequent airings made on Tokyo MX in a heavily censored 16:9 widescreen format. Funimation obtained simulcasting rights and gained the licence to release a heavily censored 16:9 subtitled format on Blu-ray Disc on September 25th 2013 .
- Animation Studio: A.C.G.T.
- Director: Takashi Watanabe
- Series Composition: Masanao Akahoshi
- Character Design: Mayumi Watanabe
- Chief Animation Director: Mayumi Watanabe
- Music Producers: Kazuo Shinohara, Saori Takeyama
- Introductory Arc (Episodes 1-3)
- Third-Year Punishment Arc (Episode 4)
- Rana Introductory Arc (Episode 5)
- 3rd Year Retaliation Arc (Episodes 6-7)
- Pandora Queen (Episode 8 - filler)
- 10th Nova Clash (Episodes 9-12)
- Mamiko Noto as Satellizer L. Bridget
- Mitsuhiro Ichiki as Kazuya Aoi
- Kana Hanazawa as Rana Linchen
- Eri Kitamura as Ganessa Roland
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Arthur Crypton
- Aya Uchida as Ticy Phenyl
- Marina Inoue as Chiffon Fairchild
- Yuko Kaida as Elizabeth Mably
- Yuu Asakawa as Arnett McMillan
- Rie Kugimiya as Cassie Lockheart
- Natsuko Kuwatani as Miyabi Kannazuki
- Ami Koshimizu as Ingrid Bernstein
- Rieko Takahashi as Sister Margaret
- Mamiko Noto as Kazuha Aoi
An official soundtrack titled "Color - Kimi wo Mamoritai" was released as a musical compilation by Media Factory, in cooperation with Yokoyama Masaru, Aika Kobayashi, MARiA, and Freezing Project to comprise six soundtracks from the first season.
|2||Kimi wo Mamoritai||Aika Kobayashi||3:53|
|3||Main Theme - Sentou I||Yokoyama Masaru||2:34|
|4||Sub Theme - Sentou II||Yokoyama Masaru||4:18|
|6||Kimi wo Mamoritai (Instrumental)||Aika Kobayashi||3:51|
The opening theme used throughout the first season was "Color", a cover of a Vocaloid song by Hatsune Miku. The ending theme used throughout the first season was "Kimi wo Mamoritai". The opening and ending themes were released as a six-track compilation single named "Color and Kimi wo Mamoritai", with karaoke versions and battle themes as bonus tracks.
- Episodes 7, 10, and 11 are the only episodes to introduce two characters at once on an eyecatcher.
- Episode 5 had some considerable differences to the manga, as in the episode Rana meets Kazuya when Trish McKenzie, Audrey Duval, and Aika Takeuchi ambush him. While in the manga they meet when they are captured by thugs.
- ↑ "Funimation to Simulcast Freezing" | Press Release from ANN Retrieved 01-08-2015.
- ↑ "Freezing" | Anime News Network Retrieved 01-08-2015.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "Color / Kimi Wo Mamoritai" | Media Factory Kakodawa Corporation (Japanese). Retrieved 02-08-2015.
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