MC Anime Podcast

Anime: Arc Number

Season one Episode 41

Arc Number is a reoccurring theme of a particular key number that is mentioned several times. It keeps coming up for the author wanted to empathize a funny theme or continue the craziness of the fictional work. Imagine if “two dragons vanished 7 years ago, Year 777, on the 7th day of the 7th month...” Gaijeel Fairy Tail. This repetitive nature creates a literary device using 7 as a symbol and being important in this particular mentioning of the number. Join this episode as we discuss Arc Number Motif through Cased Closed (4869), Bleach (5), Dragon Ball and Reborn! (7), and Macross (25).