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Tegami Bachi

Alternative Titles

English: Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee
Synonyms: Tegamibachi
Japanese: テガミバチ


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2009 to Mar 27, 2010
Premiered: Fall 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.781 (scored by 26,291 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #8772
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #766
Members: 65,606
Favorites: 587
Ranked #877Popularity #766Members 65,606
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Episodes: /25


With his mother taken away from him and having lost everything, Lag Seeing is now a letter whose delivery has been assigned to Gauche Suede, a Letter Bee. Despite their troubling start, the two of them become friends, leading Lag to realize what his aim in life is: to deliver people's most important feelings in the form of letters, just as Gauche has done.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Seeing, Lag
Seeing, Lag
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Fujimura, Ayumi
Fujimura, Ayumi
Nagasawa, Nao
Nagasawa, Nao
Suede, Gauche
Suede, Gauche
Fukuyama, Jun
Fukuyama, Jun


Kobayashi, Noriko
Kobayashi, Noriko
Iwanaga, Akira
Iwanaga, Akira
Kageyama, Shigenori
Kageyama, Shigenori
Director, Theme Song Arrangement
Shimizu, Katsunori
Shimizu, Katsunori
Sound Director

Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Hajimari no Hi (はじまりの日; Day of Beginnings)" by Suga Shikao feat. Mummy-D (eps 1-13)
#2: "Love Letter no Kawari ni Kono Uta wo. (ラブレターのかわりにこの詩を。)" by Seira (eps 14-25)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Hatenaki Michi (果てなき道; Endless Road)" by HIMEKA (eps 1-13)
#2: "Hikari no Kioku (光の記憶)" by Angelo (eps 14-25)

More reviewsReviews

Jan 27, 2011
To be honest, I didn't think I would enjoy Tegami Bachi after I read the plot summary. A government employee delivers letters and fights monster bugs. Great. I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised.

Story: 9/10
Although Tegami Bachi may seem extraordinarily childish at first, the subtle, dark undertones are what make it very appealing.

Amberground, the setting of the story, is divided into three sections based on social class: Yodaka, Yuusari and Akatsuki. The land is covered by darkness with the exception of the artificial sun with illuminates the capital (Akatsuki); therefore, the farther away you get from the capital, the darker it gets.

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Mar 26, 2010

There is a strange land called Amberground where it is constantly night, and an artificial sun only partially illuminates it. A mail delivery service known as “Bee Hive” recruits young “Letter Bees” to travel near and far and deliver letters. To make things difficult, the land on which they travel is teeming with monsters called “Gaichuu.” The letter bees are equipped with special guns and a protective pet called a “dingo” to overcome such challenges. Lag Seeing is our main letter bee with a special power and dingo, and he strives to become the top letter bee.

With such an interesting and read more
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Nov 16, 2009
This is my first review so please take it easy on me. I will do my best not to write a lot of spoilers.

Story 9/10: The story takes place in a country called Amberground, surrounded on all sides by the sea and is composed of three separated areas. There are the capital, Akatsuki where nobles live which is brightly lit by a man made sun, The second is the middle class, Yuusari and Yodoka the lowest city which is covered by darkness. In the whole story so far its always night time. The story begins about a boy named Lag Seeing chained to a postal read more
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Nov 10, 2009
I'm only six episodes in and so far, it's amazing. It has a similar feel to it that Escaflowne (the movie) or Baccano! has. I can't really describe it any other way. The emotions it evokes are similar, I think, as is the fantasy. It's more subtle and the story is very well crafted so far. I love the characters and the music fits it so well. I highly recommend it!

My only complaint is the cg monsters, but I can deal with them.
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