Eight Clouds Rising
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English: Eight Clouds Rising
Synonyms: Yakumo Tatsu
Japanese: 八雲立つ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 25, 1997 to Nov 25, 1997
Producers: Bandai Visual
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, SupernaturalSupernatural, HistoricalHistorical, HorrorHorror, ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.121 (scored by 11571,157 users)
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Ranked: #74922
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Popularity: #7058
Members: 3,401
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Fuzuchi Kuraki is a quiet young high school student blessed with immense psychic powers and an ancient sword. He is searching for other magical artifacts with the help of Nanachi Takeo, a college student with latent powers of his own. They delve deep into the dark magic of Izumo, only to discover the secrets buried within the birthplace of all Japanese mythology.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Nanachi, Yuka
Imai, Yuka
Maid Kayoko
Hyoudou, Mako
Kitano, Hideto
Fujiwara, Keiji
Fuzuchi, Yasuko
Sakurai, Tomo


Watanabe, Shigeru
Mochizuki, Tomomi
Director, Storyboard
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Mizoguchi, Hajime

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"Harukanaru Ohokoku (Faraway)" by Saori Ishizuka

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Mar 23, 2012
Moresca (All reviews)
No review at all for this? That seems slightly undeserved - it is not that bad after all.

Eight Clouds Rising or Yakumo Tatsu is a short 2 episode OVA which is based on a manga of Natsumi Itsuki (some might be familiar with her as the creator of the rather popular Hanasakeru Seishounen which was written before Yakumo Tatsu). The manga was serialized from 1992 to 2002 by Hakusensha in the shoujo magazine LaLa. Additionally it was published in 19 single volumes in Japan. The OVA covers only the storyline up to chapter 3 of volume 2 of the manga.

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