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Yozakura Quartet

Yozakura Quartet

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Yozakura Shijuusou, Quartet of Cherry Blossoms in the Night
Japanese: 夜桜四重奏 ~ヨザクラカルテット~

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2008 to Dec 19, 2008
Producers: Nomad, TBS, Sentai FilmworksL
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.001 (scored by 15753 users)
Ranked: #32202
Popularity: #753
Members: 43,813
Favorites: 74
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

When demons walk the streets, the cops need to recruit more demons!

In a town where humans and demons co-exist, it takes more than a normal police force to maintain the peace. Enter the Hiizumi Life Counseling Office, a fantastic foursome of unique teenagers, each gifted with an amazing super power! Since it sometimes takes real demon-fire to fight demon fire, the first three quarters of the team aren't exactly human: Ao, a cat-eared telepath; Kotoha, a half-human conjuror; and Hime, descended from a dragon (and the town's acting mayor), all of whom also happen to be delightfully female.

Rounding out the group is the token male and human, Akina, the office director and "Oyakume," capable of banishing spirits permanently (and from their point of view quite fatally) via a process called tuning. They may not look as impressive as some other superhero teams, and they certainly don't have the most dynamic name ever, but come hell hounds or high water, but they will defend their city!

(Source: RightStuf)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Yozakura Quartet
Alternative version: Yozakura Quartet: Hoshi no Umi, Yozakura Quartet: Hana no Uta

Characters & Voice Actors

Hiizumi, Akina
Hiizumi, Akina
Main
Kaji, Yuki
Japanese
Kaji, Yuki
Kim, Seung jun
Korean
Kim, Seung jun
Isone, Kotoha
Isone, Kotoha
Main
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Japanese
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Kim, Seon Hye
Korean
Kim, Seon Hye
Nanami, Ao
Nanami, Ao
Main
Fujita, Saki
Japanese
Fujita, Saki
So, Yeon
Korean
So, Yeon
Yarizakura, Hime
Yarizakura, Hime
Main
Fukuen, Misato
Japanese
Fukuen, Misato
Lee, Yong Sin
Korean
Lee, Yong Sin

Staff

Matsuo, Kou
Director
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Sugawara, Seiki
Episode Director
savage genius
Theme Song Performance



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Jan 7, 2009
Archaeon
Yozakura Quartet is an extremely odd show, and you'll be forgiven for scratching your head and wondering what the hell was going on come the end of the show.

The series began life as a manga by Suzuhito Yasuda that was published by Kodansha in Japan, and by Del Rey in the US. Prior to the manga, Suzuhito worked as the character designer on Kuwashima Yoshikazu's series Kamisama Kazoku, and Yozakura Quartet is his first solo work.

The anime was directed by Matsuo Kou (Kure-nai, Rozen Maiden, Red Garden, Dead Girls), and shows some of the trademarks of Matsuo's directorial skill.

The story is very similar to that read more
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Dec 23, 2008
mcjazzman32
There are few times when an avid anime fan goes into something expecting so much and gets so little in return. Yozakura Quartet happens to be one such example. Based on a much more highly acclaimed manga, the first episode starts off with all one could expect from a show that could deliver. Interesting, well-drawn characters centered around at least a moderately unique plotline. The music and sound quality are top notch and there are even early introductions to romance possibilities.

However, as some stories tend to do, that’s when the train leaves the tracks. Yozakura Quartet is about a group of young people (there are read more
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Jan 8, 2009
daemonblade1229
I'm writing this review, in part, to respond to the other reviews. I felt strongly that the number ratings given do not correspond with what was said, and that they were unnecessarily gentle. This series is 4(Decent) at best.

As to the story, it had a lot of potential, but none of that was realized. It ended up jumping around to random battles and poorly scripted conversations that seemed to have something to do with a general movement of plot, but in actuality did not. Lots of things happen in the plot, but the plot parts are so disjointed that no real story emerges, at read more
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Oct 21, 2009
docalion
Hmmm...Where to begin? Well, Yozakura Quartet, I could say, falls to the so - so level for me.It's not very bad, but not very good neither. If you have free time, then try watching it, but if you're kinda busy and only goes for the must - type then, it's okay to skip it. You could live your life to the fullest even without seeing this.

Well, I don't mean to bash the anime. I had some little pretty moments actually. hmm..little moments...hehe...I don't know. I like its concept of 'youkai', it always remind me of my Claymore days and Claire -chan..hehe..but anyways, it's kinda read more
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Recommendations

The animation is similar, the characterdesign is similar and in both animes the protagonist/s are fighting against creatures who look like humans and have special abilities.
Haruhi retains the supernatural aspects, centering around a group of 5 instead of 4. While the show's plotines and such differ, the main supernatural aspect of abnormal beings with powers, working to defend either a town, or in Haruhi's case, the earth.

Both series also contain a good deal of off-and-on comedy.

Plus, Hime's personality sometimes reminds me of Haruhi's.
Though petopeto-san lacks battles and superpowers and focuses more on the slice-of-life/comedy part, both anime deal with the issue of the coexistence between human and youkai and the effort to find a way so they can coexist peacefully.
reportRecommended by Sooru - Add to favorites
Both are shonen series with crazy magic fights, badass heroines, huge trees and the end of the world at stake.
People, youkai and animals all living together inside a barrier. The protagonists handle incidents that occur in their respective town/world.
Both feature similarities between Japanese belief about gods and demons, but mainly demons. As InuxBoku SS includes protecting in a servant/master relationship Yozakura Quartet on the other hand only includes protection of their city. Both have very unique characters that are disguised as human but are in reality another form of demon. I would recommend both animes are good, even though the Yozakura Quartet doesn't make much sense.
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Opening Theme

"JUST TUNE" by savage genius

Ending Theme

"Nagareboshi (ナガレボシ; Shooting Star)" by ROUND TABLE featuring Nino

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