Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu: Uta Koi.


Utakoi

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Synonyms: Utakoi.
Japanese: 超訳百人一首 うた恋い。
English: Utakoi
German: Utakoi
Spanish: Utakoi
French: Utakoi
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 2012 to Sep 25, 2012
Premiered: Summer 2012
Broadcast: Mondays at 01:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: TYO Animations
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: JoseiJosei
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.431 (scored by 89468,946 users)
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Ranked: #21332
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Popularity: #4099
Members: 30,432
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Synopsis

Uta Koi tells the "super-liberal interpretation" of the Hyakuninisshu anthology compiled during Japan's Heian period of 100 romantic poems from 100 different poets such as The Tale of Genji's Murasaki Shikibu.

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"Love Letter from Nanika? (ラブレター・フロム・何か?)" by ecosystem
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Ending Theme

"Singin' My Lu" by SOUL'd OUT




Reviews

Aug 1, 2012
Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu: Uta Koi is an animation of the Japanese card game Uta-garuta which itself comes from Hyakuninisshu one of the most important works of Japanese literature which is a 12th century anthology of love poems compiled by the aristocrat Fujiwara no Teika includes poems by the most important poets of the Heian Period.

History lesson out of the way. Each episode is introduced by Fujiwara no Teika himself in a modern setting and tells the background of each poem and a little about the poet's life, lacing it with humour and an intelligent script.

It is worth remembering that the characters were real people and ...
Sep 24, 2012
This was an enjoyable title while it lasted. Uta Koi, for the most part, portrays animated adaptations of stories concerning the lives of famous traditional poets in feudal Japan having their own differing experiences with love that influence their writing. Each of the stories provides enough fleshing out of the characters to let you know of their upbringing and unique romantic dilemma, many of whom involve differences in age and/ or social standing, the latter of which being a huge deal in feudal times. It made for quite the interesting watch since it let me know a little more about Japan's literary history.

The series ...
Nov 5, 2016
Hi everyone!

Let's start :
Story(7/10)
The 13 episodes are episodic, so each one has a diffrent stroy to tell (understand a different poem to illustrate), but some characters are reccurent and you get to know them and their stories.
Theres nothing special to say, its not mystery or anything, because its no the purpose of the show.

Art (9/10)
Its very beautiful, the kimono, the hair, the colors, its beautiful, but nothing particulary outstanding. Expet some scenes that are really well animated, and absolutely beautiful and memorable.

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