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Shouwa Monogatari

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Synonyms: Showa Monogatari TV, TV Manga Shouwa Monogatari
Japanese: 昭和物語 TV


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2011 to Jun 26, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: WAO World
Source: Original
Genres: Drama, Historical
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.051 (scored by 814 users)
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Ranked: #32062
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Popularity: #4478
Members: 3,522
Favorites: 1
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Episodes: /13


Dramatic story of the Yamazaki family during the year Showa 39 (1964), the year that Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Yamazaki, Taichi
Yamazaki, Taichi
Aoki, Makoto
Aoki, Makoto
Yamazaki, Yuuko
Yamazaki, Yuuko
Fukuen, Misato
Fukuen, Misato
Yamazaki, Kouhei
Yamazaki, Kouhei
Chiba, Shouya
Chiba, Shouya
Kasai, Toshiya
Kasai, Toshiya


Takeuchi, Hiroaki
Takeuchi, Hiroaki
Honda, Yasunori
Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director
Ishikura, Kenichi
Ishikura, Kenichi
Episode Director, Assistant Director
Shiraishi, Michita
Shiraishi, Michita
Episode Director

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#01: "Toukyou Gorin Ondo (東京五輪音頭)" by Haruo Minami (eps 1, 13)
#02: "Utsukushii Juudai (美しい十代)" by Akira Mita (ep 2)
#03: "Nagaiki Chonpa (Funabashi Health Center) (長生きチョンパ (船橋ヘルスセンター))" by Toshie Kusunoki (ep 3)
#04: "Boku wa Nai Chicchi (僕は泣いちっち)" by Hiroshi Moriya (ep 4)
#05: "Aa Ueno Eki (あゝ上野駅)" by Hachirou Izawa (ep 5)
#06: "Hondara Koushinkyoku (ホンダラ行進曲)" by Hajime Hana & Crazy Cats (ep 6)
#07: "Koi no Vacance (恋のバカンス)" by The Peanuts (ep 7)
#08: "VACATION" by Mieko Hirota (ep 8)
#09: "Sudara Bushi (スーダラ節)" by Hitoshi Ueki (ep 9)
#10: "Furimukanaide (ふりむかないで)" by The Peanuts (ep 10)
#11: "Yoake no Uta (夜明けのうた)" by Youko Kishi (ep 11)
#12: "Nanimo Iwanaide (何も云わないで)" by Mari Sono (ep 12)

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Jul 5, 2011
Even though series like Madoka or Suzumiya Haruhi made a great hit all over the world, one should bearing in mind that JAPANESE ANIME is a products of Japanese Culture, especially in this case.

Shouwa Monogatari is a story about post war Japan's most glorious days in 1964, when Shinkansen started rolling throughout Japan, and Tetsuka Osamu's Astro Boy first broadcasted on TV. If you have read Urasawa Naoki's manga 20th Century Boys, you should familiar with the Shouwa era, though 20th happened in the 70s.

After achieving a remarkable recovery from WWII, Tokyo was going to hold its 1964 Olympic Games and ready to join the read more
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Oct 5, 2012
For as much as Showa Era Story's premise seemed to interest me with its historical premise and the Olympics, I found myself disappointed and underwhelmed in how the anime chose to convey itself. The series is mostly a historical slice-of-life title focused on the everyday lives of the Yamazaki family leading up to the 1964 Olympics taking place at the time. The Olympics, for the most part, only serve as a backdrop on the everyday ordeals faced by the family from Kouhei's mischievous behavior to Yuko's complicated matters in love as a teen to the heavy ordeals that their craftsman of a father puts up read more
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