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Running time 23 minutes
Creator Eric Kripke

Jared Padalecki
Andrew Farrar

Country of origin Japan
Original network Madhouse
Original run 2011-2011
No. of episodes 22
No. of Seasons 1
IMDB profile

Supernatural: The Animation, Supernatural: The Anime Series or Supernatural: The Animated Series (スーパーナチュラル・ザ・アニメーション ) is a Japanese anime based on the Supernatural TV series. Produced by the studio Madhouse.


On June 9, 2010, the official Japanese Warner Bros. website announced an anime version of the series entitled Supernatural: The Animation, which debuted in Japan in January 2011 and is produced by famed Japanese anime studio Madhouse. Shigeyuki Miya and Atsuko Ishizuka are co-directors for the series, with Eric Kripke credited as the project creator. Madhouse co-founder Masao Maruyama serves as executive producer, with Naoya Takayama supervising the scripts and Takahiro Yoshimatsu designing the characters. Yūya Uchida and Hiroki Touchi, who voice Sam and Dean for the Japanese dub of the live-action series, reprise their roles.

The anime's first season consists of 22 episodes; while the storyline covers the Season 1 and 2 of the live-action series, it also includes original content exploring the Winchesters' childhoods and expanding upon secondary characters. Warner Home Video released the first two episodes on Blu-ray and DVD in Japan on January 12, 2011; episodes 3 through 12 shipped on February 2, and the rest on April 6. Warner Home Video released the Blu-ray and DVD box sets of the anime series on July 26, 2011 in North America.

Jared Padalecki voices Sam in the English language version of the series, while Jensen Ackles voices Dean only in the last two episodes due to scheduling reasons; Andrew Farrar voices Dean in English for the first 20 episodes.

Voice cast and characters







Image Title Original Airdate Episode
SPNA Alter Ego.jpg The Alter Ego 2011 1
Originally titled Skin a demonic shape-shifter commits a gruesome murder. When the brothers investigate, the being borrows Dean's form to continue its killing spree.
SPNA Roadkill.png Roadkill 2011 2
A woman named Molly and her husband are driving down the highway and swerve to miss a farmer who's walking down the road. Their car hits a tree and when Molly wakes up her husband is missing. Sam and Dean discover Molly and find out that the farmer haunts the highway and Molly is most likely his next victim. Sam and Dean set off to stop the farmer before he can claim her.
SPNA Home.jpg Home 2011 3
When Sam has nightmares of their old home, the brothers return to Lawrence, Kansas to investigate. They discover that a new family has moved into the Winchester's home, and the woman is the one that Sam has been dreaming about. The family has been hearing and seeing frightening things, and the brothers think it might be haunted by the thing that killed their mother. They enlist the help of their father's psychic to rid the house of the angry poltergeist.
SPNA Ghost on the highway.jpg Ghost on The Highway 2011 4
Sam and Dean are driving along the highway and are suddenly chased by a cop car from behind. They discover that there have been numerous unexplainable car accidents in the area. All accident involved a Chevy Impala. Sam and Dean have to investigate to prove themselves innocent. We discover that an evil spirit has taken the form of an Impala is trying to take revenge on the town.
SPNA Savage Blood.jpg Savage Blood 2011 5
Sam and Dean help out a young boy, who is being bullied by the older kids at school. We discover that the boy's father is actually a "peaceful" vampire who has sworn not to attack humans and survived by drinking cattle blood. The boy also has vampire blood in him but he is just not yet aware of his true nature.
SPNA Till Death do us part.jpg Till Death Do Us Part 2011 6
Back in 2004, when Sam was studying at Stanford. Sam hears about a suspicious death case occurred in Stanford from Jessica, a girl he's becoming friendly with. John and Dean smell something evil in the case and start investigating behind Sam's college life. They first presume that it is caused by a ghost called "Bloody Mary" but it turns out to be caused by a different ghost.
Tempation of the demon.jpg Temptation of the Demon 2011 7
Maria, a faithful Christian is lured by a yellow-eyed demon to become its servant in return of curing her sick daughter. She refuses at first, but is quickly drawn in.
SPNA Everlasting love.jpg Everlasting Love 2011 8
Multiple murders in Illinois and the dead are all blond women in their 20s and formaldehyde is at the scene of the crime. Sam and Dean discover fingerprints of a female in 1940, and a sad love of an insane doctor.
SPNA spirit of vegas.jpg The Spirit of Vegas N/A 9
Dean is taken over by a Japanese "poverty" spirit. He tries to rid himself of the spirit and discovers he must fight the spirit of "prosperity", because these two spirits are really two sides of the same coin.
SPNA Moonlight.jpg Moonlight 2011 10
Originally titled Heart Sam and Dean come across werewolf activity when they investigate the death of lawyer who was believed to have been killed by a wild animal. While Dean tracks the werewolf on the outside, Sam offers to protect Madison who is likely to be the werewolf's next target.
SPNA Nightmare.jpg Nightmare 2011 11
Sam has a premonition in which a man is killed, but the murder is made to look like a suicide. Sam convinces Dean that they must investigate the case, but the two are puzzled when they fail to find anything that indicates that the death was supernatural in nature.
SPNA Darkness rising.jpg Darkness Calling 2011 12
John meets Lily, who is one of the special children and tries to save her from the yellow-eyed demon's plan.
SPNA what lives in the lake.jpg What Lives in the Lake 2011 13
Sam and Dean encounter a series of events about a monster attacking people near the lake of a town. An old man being thrown off his boat while fishing and a couple meeting an accident while driving on the road, all claiming to have seen something, Sam thinks of it as an evil water spirit, and the townsfolk plan to stop it. Its later revealed that the creature was in fact a Kappa a Japanese folklore spirit, they learn it had in fact saved the lives of those who were caught in accidents. Meg is seen later in the end contacting the yellow eyed demon.
SPNA Reunion.jpg Reunion 2011 14
The Winchesters find their father and find the Colt. The vampire from episode 5 appears to be working for the yellow eyed demon tasked on retrieving the Colt and was successful, he had made a deal with the Demon to help him if he saved his son who was killed by a hunter. Sam and Deam retrieve the Colt but had to kill the Vampire.
SPNA Devil's trap.jpg Devil's Trap 2011 15
When Meg boasts that John is her prisoner, the boys visit a friend of their father's to get information about demonic possessions and ways to trap a demon. It turns out Meg is not what she appears.
SPNA In my time of dying.png In My Time of Dying 2011 16
In the aftermath of the car crash, the surviving Winchesters go to the hospital, where one is stalked by a Reaper while another must consider sacrificing himself to save the others.
SPNA Rising Son.jpg Rising Son 2011 17
Dean has a flash backs of his childhood of when he looks upon a picture of Sam and a woman named Lyle supposedly his nursery teacher in his fathers belongings. A man attacked their home revealed to be another hunter who found out that Sam would one day destroy the world, John chased him down leaving Dean and Sam with Lyle who had a connection with Sam seeing him as her own son who she had lost, but later she kidnapped him taking him to a Scrapyard, asking him to stay with her forever. It is revealed she is a servant to the yellow eyed demon and had sold her soul to him if he would bring back her dead son and husband, thanks to Dean's intervention Sam refused to be with her. Suddenly the Scrapyard seemed to come alive forming a giant metal automaton and John got there in time and tried to rescue the boys. Lyle in the end saved them from the demon possessed automaton killing herself in the process.
SPNA Crossroad.jpg Crossroad 2011 18
After John Winchester giving his life for Dean's, Dean is guilt ridden. They meet a man who they found out sold his soul to a crossroad demon in exchange for his wife to recover from cancer. Sam and Dean try to protect him, Dean walks off, Sam begins to suspect Dean is trying to summon a crossroad Demon to save his father.
SPNA Loser.jpg Loser 2011 19
Jake another one of the special children realises his powers during a war in Afghanistan, he saves one of his comrades with his powers and is seen to be going home. Sam has a premonition of Jake's family being killed by the yellow eyed demon, Sam and Dean go there to stop him. On returning home Jake witnesses his little brother shot, by the very comrade he had saved on the war as his brother had tried to mug him. Jake becomes infuriated allowing himself in the end to be manipulated by the yellow eyed demon.
SPNA What Is And What Should Never Be.jpg What Is And What Should Never Be 2011 20
Dean is attacked by a Djinn... and finds himself in a new reality where his mother is still alive and a mysterious woman holds the key to everything.
SPNA All Hell Breaks Loose - Part 1.png All Hell Breaks Loose - Part 1 2011 21
Sam and other "special children" are abducted by the Yellow-Eyed Demon and taken to a ghost town, where the ultimate battle must start.
SPNA All Hell Breaks Loose - Part 2.png All Hell Breaks Loose - Part 2 2011 22
After the fight between Jake and Sam, Dean has to make the ultimate sacrifice for his brother. Meanwhile, the Yellow-Eyed Demon has his new servant and plans to unleash the hordes of Hell.

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Video on the series


Introduction to Supernatural The Animation - First episode intro "The Alter Ego" J2-0