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Tamayura: Hitotose


Alternative Titles

Japanese: たまゆら~hitotose~

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2011 to Dec 19, 2011
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Mondays at 09:00 (JST)
Producers: BIGLOBE
Studios: TYO Animations
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.321 (scored by 7,751 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #22502
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1795
Members: 25,665
Favorites: 86
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

As a little girl, Fuu Sawatari’s father taught her to love photography. They took pictures everywhere they went. But after he passed away, seeing those photographs only served as a reminder of her loss, so she locked them away to be forgotten. Years later, her brother Kou finds their father’s picture album, and as he flips through its pages, the pictures remind Fuu of all the happy memories of her father that she will carry with her forever.

Now, as the shy Fuu enters her first year of high school, she once again takes up her father’s old camera, determined to take wonderful pictures that will bring joy and happiness to others.

(Source: Nozomi Entertainment)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Sawatari, Fuu
Sawatari, Fuu
Main
Taketatsu, Ayana
Japanese
Taketatsu, Ayana
Sakurada, Maon
Sakurada, Maon
Main
Gibu, Yuko
Japanese
Gibu, Yuko
Hanawa, Kaoru
Hanawa, Kaoru
Main
Asumi, Kana
Japanese
Asumi, Kana
Okazaki, Norie
Okazaki, Norie
Main
Iguchi, Yuka
Japanese
Iguchi, Yuka

Staff

Satou, Junichi
Satou, Junichi
Director, Sound Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Original Creator, Series Composition
Yoshida, Reiko
Yoshida, Reiko
Script
Yamada, Yuka
Yamada, Yuka
Script
Ikeda, Mamiko
Ikeda, Mamiko
Script


Edit Opening Theme

"Okaerinasai (おかえりなさい)" by Maaya Sakamoto

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Kamisama no Itazura (神様のいたずら)" by Megumi Nakajima (eps 1, 3-6, 8-10)
#2: "Natsutori -Uta Tobi Ano- (夏鳥-うたとぴあの-)" by Megumi Nakajima (ep 2)
#3: "Hoshizora (星空)" by Megumi Nakajima (ep 7)
#4: "Ashita no Hidamari (あしたの陽だまり)" by Ayana Taketatsu, Yuka Iguchi, Kana Asumi, Yuko Gibu (ep 11)
#5: "A HAPPY NEW YEAR" by Maaya Sakamoto (ep 12)




More reviewsReviews

CyndNinja
Nov 12, 2011
Dreams. Small or big, simple or far-fetched, related to hobbies, future job or just dreams of making friends. Almost everyone have dreamt of something at least once. Tamayura is an anime about chasing these dreams. And no, not about huge triumphs. It's about achieving small successes and enjoying them.


First of all, if you:
a) automatically mark every anime similar to K-On! as moeblob crap, without even bothering about things like story or characters;
b) don't like slow-paced shows that, unlike mentioned above K-On!, mainly focus on drama than on comedy;
just give up already. You will not like Tamayura either.


Tamayura ~Hitotose~ is a sequel to OVAs (which take read more
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Nishiyamo
Apr 5, 2015
In Kino's Journey, it is said that the world is not beautiful, which is actually said to be a reason why the world can, in fact, be considered beautiful. Tamayura is a stunningly emotional tale of a girl finding beauty in what had been the source of her sorrow before: photography. Reminded by the loss of her father, she distances herself from his former favorite activity and struggles to cope with the situation she was suddenly forced into.

Tamayura sets off when she finally succeeded in accepting reality and regaining her vitality, which allows her to dive into the memories she has been keeping buried for read more
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Ressamp
Jul 12, 2013
There's a few different types of anime. There's anime that's written to excite, and there's also animes that bring out laughter. And then, there's animes like Aria the Animation (and it's sequels) and Tamayura: Hitotose, where there is only one purpose behind it - to make the viewer smile, and to bring joy to their hearts. I suppose Tamayura, is an anime that you could call heartwarming, and there's no doubt that that's quite the fitting descriptor. Because it really, really is quite heartwarming indeed. Watching Tamayura, brought me so much joy and warmth that no shounen or seinen anime has ever brought me. I read more
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Firechick12012
Dec 16, 2011
This review includes both the OVAs and TV series.

I give this adorable, warm, and fluffy anime from the slice-of-life master himself...a 95/100!

Have any of you seen the anime Aria? Well, apparently it's famous for being a sweet, calm, heartwarming, and just downright relaxing anime, which warmed and relaxed the hearts of many. It's based on the popular manga by Kozue Amano, and it's gained a massive fanbase. Oddly enough, it also inspired the director of said anime, Junichi Sato, who is famous for working on anime like Sailor Moon, Goldfish Warning, Ojamajo Doremi, Kaleido Star, and Princess Tutu, to work on more slice of life read more
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