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Dimension W (ディメンションW, Dimenshon Daburyū) is a Japanese manga series written by Yūji Iwahara. It is published in Square Enix's Monthly Big Gangan magazine (formerly in Young Gangan) since 2011. The series is licensed in North America by Yen Press.
An anime television series aired between January and March 2016. The series premiered on 10 January 2016, and aired on Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, BS11, AT-X, Sun TV, and TV Aichi, and was simulcast worldwide with a broadcast dub by Funimation. Madman Entertainment procured the rights to stream the anime on AnimeLab. On 12 February 2016, it was announced that the anime would be broadcast on Toonami, replacing Akame ga Kill!, beginning on 27 February 2016.
On 21 March 2016, a new unaired OVA episode was announced. It was bundled up with the anime's 6th Blu-ray release, which was released on 26 August 2016.
The series has been licensed in the UK by Anime Limited.
In the future, Nikola Tesla's dream of a 'World System' of electricity is realized. Cords and batteries are a thing of the past, and now people can directly draw energy using devices known as 'coils.' Some people, however, modify these coils for destructive purposes. Mabuchi Kyoma, a man who lives in ruins and has a passion for 'vintage' gas-powered cars, has good reason to know what damage these coils can do. He takes on assignments from a large woman known as Marie, recovering illegal coils in exchange for cash and gasoline.
One day, he goes out on one of his usual missions, to retrieve illegal coils from two criminal brothers, Jony and Every Won. When he gets to their gang's hideout, however, there is another stranger there: a mysterious, cloaked captive that appears to be a young lady. Who is she and will this meeting change Kyoma's life?