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Arcana Famiglia


Alternative Titles

English: La storia della Arcana Famiglia
Synonyms: Arcana Famiglia: La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia
Japanese: アルカナ・ファミリア -La storia della Arcana Famiglia-

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 1, 2012 to Sep 16, 2012
Premiered: Summer 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Visual novel
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.431 (scored by 52,082 users)
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Ranked: #54982
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Popularity: #508
Members: 106,061
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

The trade island of Regalo is under the protection of a vigilante, mafia-like organization known as the "Arcana Famiglia". Members that rise through the ranks of the organization are gifted with supernatural powers. They forge contracts with Tarocco, tarot cards based on the Major Arcana, to gain use of these powers, enabling them to deal with all threats to the island.

The story of Arcana Famiglia begins with Mondo, the leader of the organization, declaring his retirement. His successor will be determined by the Arcana Duello, a tournament between the various members possessing Arcana powers to see who is the strongest of them all. The winner of the tournament not only succeeds in becoming the head of the family and having a wish granted, but also possesses the right to marry his daughter Felicita. Not willing to accept this, Felicita decides to enter the Arcana Duello herself alongside Liberta, her friend, and Nova, her cousin, intending to win the freedom to forge her own path.

Background

The first episode received an early preview screening as part of an event limited to 150 attendees at Cinemart Roppongi theatre on June 29, 2012. Regular TV broadcast started on July 1, 2012.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Debito
Debito
Main
Yoshino, Hiroyuki
Japanese
Yoshino, Hiroyuki
Yuuki
Japanese
Yuuki
...
Libertà
Libertà
Main
Fukuyama, Jun
Japanese
Fukuyama, Jun
Oki, Kanae
Japanese
Oki, Kanae
...
Jolly
Jolly
Main
Yusa, Kouji
Japanese
Yusa, Kouji
Muranaka, Tomo
Japanese
Muranaka, Tomo
...
Luca
Luca
Main
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Japanese
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Mori, Yuuko
Japanese
Mori, Yuuko

Staff

Kon, Chiaki
Kon, Chiaki
Director
Suzuki, Youhei
Suzuki, Youhei
Episode Director, Storyboard
Takashima, Daisuke
Takashima, Daisuke
Episode Director
Nihei, Yuuichi
Nihei, Yuuichi
Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"Magenta Another Sky" by Hitomi Harada

Edit Ending Theme

"Pieces of Treasure" by Liberta & Nova (CV.Jun Fukuyama & Tsubasa Yonaga)




More reviewsReviews

snoh
Jul 26, 2012
I'm a huge fan of shoujo, romance, and reverse harems; my absolute favorite is Ouran High School.

So I really, REALLY, wanted to enjoy this.

The art is beautiful, the characters are beautiful and all each unique in their own way.

The powers are very cool; very unique and original in concept.

The storyline seemed promising.

Everything, seemed promising, everything has so much potential.

"So what's the problem here?" You may ask.

The main character, is the problem.

The story revolves around one girl; named Felicita, she does not speak, does not have a personality, all she really honestly does is stand in the background of every scene and look pretty while read more
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AuronPond
Feb 27, 2013
To start my review, let me say that I don't necessarily hate Arcana Famiglia.

I simply hate the payoff I got for watching it. Which was absolutely nothing.

The entire series looks as if it is building for this tournament that has been set to decide who will be the new leader of the Family and marries the boss' daughter.

In the first episode, you get some immediate development in the relationship between father and daughter plus daughter and coworkers. To add, there are some pretty nice powers being used and an awesome mysterious character with an awesome name looming in the background (Jolly). So, when the series read more
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snodiggutt
Sep 16, 2012
When La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia, or just Arcana Famiglia started airing, I was first surprised over how entertaining I found it, considering it was based on a dating sim visual novel for girls. The quality of the art and animations where good, the story appeared interesting, but most of all was the character gallery and their hidden powers very appealing.

After watching the whole series I was saddened to see it was only the first episode that showed true potential of what this series might eventually have become had it not been for certain downfalls that I will try to explain bellow.

The story, which is read more
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Stark700
Aug 11, 2012
Watching Arcana Familga is like reading an autobiography, you know..the sort of book a person writes about his or own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details. In any case, Arcana Famiglia is a strange series from the start.

La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia details a group of people who have made contracts with the Arcana cards to obtain special abilities in his or her own rights. On the birthday of the head of household, the Father decides to host a tournament - a series of duels known as the Arcana Duello, between Arcana-users. It is every one read more
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