Ranked #1623

Yozakura Quartet: Hoshi no Umi

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 夜桜四重奏 ~ホシノウミ~


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 2010 to Nov 9, 2011
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #16232
Popularity: #1823
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An OVA based on the Hoshi no Umi arc of the manga spanning chapters 26-34.

This arc focuses on Rin Azuma, a Jiang-Shi yokai resident of Sakurashin adjusting to her new life in the city and working for a ramen shop. One day her former friend Zakuro Kurumaki invades Sakurashin to capture Rin and convince her to join her in destroying the city with the other yokai hunters as well as Enjin Hiizumi, the main antagonist of the series. Akina Hiizumi and the other members of the Hiizumi Life Counseling Office take action to save Rin, 'tune' the yokai controlling Zakuro and protect the city.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Yarizakura, Hime
Yarizakura, Hime
Fukuen, Misato
Fukuen, Misato
Isone, Kotoha
Isone, Kotoha
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Hiizumi, Akina
Hiizumi, Akina
Kaji, Yuki
Kaji, Yuki
Azuma, Rin
Azuma, Rin
Matayoshi, Ai
Matayoshi, Ai


Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director, Character Design, Key Animation, Chief Animation Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kobayashi, Hiroshi
Kobayashi, Hiroshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Theme Song Performance

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Opening Theme

"Kid, I like Quartet" by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN

Ending Theme

#1: "Hello Hello" by SUEMITSU & THE SUEMITH (eps 1-2)
#2: "Hello Hello Ballade Version" by SUEMITSU & SUEMITH (ep 3)

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Oct 7, 2013
I decided to watch "Hoshi no Umi" before watching "Hana no Uta" becuase people say it's a prequel. I was little scared at first because I've watched the previous Yozakura Quarter series and it had quite different character designs. At first I hated new ones but at the second sight I realised they're still really great.
So on to the actual review:

"Everyone says the starry night sky is beautiful."
To Azuma Rin starry night sky was something that she hated the most in the whole world. Why? You need to watch those 3 episodes to know because Rin is the real main character here!

Story 8/10
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