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Natsuyuki Rendezvous


Alternative Titles

English: Natsuyuki Rendezvous
Synonyms: A Summer Snow Rendezvous
Japanese: 夏雪ランデブー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2012 to Sep 14, 2012
Premiered: Summer 2012
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:15 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Doga Kobo
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.361 (scored by 19,170 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #20672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1280
Members: 39,232
Favorites: 141
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Ranked #2067Popularity #1280Members 39,232
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Episodes: /11

Synopsis

Ryousuke Hazuki is a young man whose heart has been stolen away, stopping by the local floral shop daily in order to catch a glimpse of the beautiful Rokka Shimao, the shop's owner. In hopes of getting close to her, he decides to get a part-time job at the shop, but before he is able to make his move, he runs into a major roadblock: in her apartment dwells a ghost who claims to be Rokka's deceased husband.

Atsushi Shimao has quietly watched over his widowed wife ever since he passed three years ago. However, Hazuki is the first person to ever notice him, and the two quickly find themselves at odds: the jealous Shimao attempts to thwart the suitor's advances and possess his body, while Hazuki simply wants the ghost to pass on for good, allowing Rokka to move on from the past and him to be with the one he loves. As both men refuse to let go of their desires, an unusual relationship forms between a troubled woman, an unrelenting ghost, and a stubborn man in love.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hazuki, Ryousuke
Hazuki, Ryousuke
Main
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Japanese
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Shimao, Atsushi
Shimao, Atsushi
Main
Fukuyama, Jun
Japanese
Fukuyama, Jun
Shimao, Rokka
Shimao, Rokka
Main
Ohara, Sayaka
Japanese
Ohara, Sayaka
Customer
Customer
Supporting
Nakamura, Chie
Japanese
Nakamura, Chie

Staff

Matsuo, Kou
Matsuo, Kou
Director
Shibata, Shirou
Shibata, Shirou
Episode Director
Sawa, Ryousuke
Sawa, Ryousuke
Episode Director, Storyboard
Jinbo, Masato
Jinbo, Masato
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"See You" by Yuya Matsushita

Edit Ending Theme

"Anata ni Deawanakereba ~Kasetsu Touka~ (あなたに出会わなければ~夏雪冬花かせつとうか~ )" by Aimer



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Stark700
Sep 13, 2012
Love. The four letter forbidden word. What is it really? Is it an idea? Is it an expression? Is it a feeling? Perhaps it's something that all of us feel like it must be part of us because it's the central theme of human life. No but, seriously, think about it.

In a nutshell, Natsuyuki Rendezvous is a rare romantic josei series presented by Noitamina. In fact, Noitamina is known to present all sorts of unique and strange series that expands beyond the typical male audience such as the original [C], the musical Nodame Cantabile, the horror Shiki, and the ghostly story of Anohana. Ah read more
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Yui_Haruna
Jul 18, 2012
"I always wondered who was the one who suffered the most. The one who departed...or the one who was left behind"

//Before giving me a non-helpful tag please read the review. //

After finishing Sakamichi no Apollon, I wondered if there was another josei anime who would make the same impact on me...and I know now for sure I found it. If else, it had made a hole different one.

Natsuyuki Rendezvous is a beautiful work. The story, the art, the characters, the music, the production and direction...every thing is balanced prefectly.

There´s so many things that are remarkable about this show:a grieving couple that shares everything read more
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Tzu
Sep 14, 2012
Till death do you part?

A many handful of religions and beliefs in this world have people under different impressions of the dead. Some believe the dead come back to the world while others believe the dead stay amongst' us due to unjustified deaths or unfinished life works.

The love triangle of Natsuyuki Rendevous left me with a feeling somewhat disappointed, not because of the story, but because of slow progression and lack of fill.

The major problem I saw with the story was how the writers invested so much time into the Shimao and Hazuki body swaps. The first few episodes were fair, but after that read more
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symbiotic
Feb 20, 2015
Now I think this anime is fairly unknown to people- but that is part of the reason i'm writing this to raise it's profile even by just a little.

I won't reveal any spoilers but it is one of the most heart-warming and tear jerking romances I have seen in a long time. And to be honest i'm surprised I enjoyed it as much I did because romance animes aren't really my favourites.

Anyway the story focuses on the relationship between a flower shop owner and her new part-time employee that has been admiring her from afar. If it was just this I myself would read more
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