Rail Wars!

May Anime Challenge: Rail Wars!

Our anime challenge this month is Rail Wars! It is an action anime with harem elements. Rail Wars! is an anime adaptation of Rail Wars! Nihon Kokuyū Tetsudō Kōantai (lit. Rail Wars! Japanese National Railways Security Force) a Japanese light novel series written by Takumi Toyoda with illustrations by Vania 600. The anime was animated by Passione, aired between July to September 2014. 

The anime is set on a parallel world where Japan never privatized its national railways. A high school boy, Naohito Takayama dreams of a future where he will work for the Japanese National Railways in comfort.

He gets assigned with three other high schoolers in the Railways Security Force which includes Aoi Sakurai, a troublemaking girl and man-hater. And to add to his problems there is also an extremist group called ‘RJ’ plotting to privatize the Japanese National Railways.