Les Misérables: Shoujo Cosette

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Synonyms: Les Miserables: Shoujo Cosette
Japanese: レ・ミゼラブル 少女コゼット


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2007 to Dec 30, 2007
Premiered: Winter 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Novel
Genre: DramaDrama
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Ranked: #7882
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Popularity: #4073
Members: 30,297
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Synopsis

In 19th century France, a struggling single mother, Fantine, leaves her three-year-old daughter Cosette in the care of her new acquaintances, the Thernadiers. Unfortunately, Cosette's caretakers prove to be anything but loving, and the poor girl is subjected to repeated abuse and forced servitude. Still, she endures the torment in the hopes of seeing her mother once again.

One night, while doing errands for her host family, Cosette is assisted by an honorable stranger named Jean Valjean. After a brief conversation with the young girl, Jean acknowledges her as the type of person he has been seeking and rescues her from the clutches of the Thernadiers. They make their way to a nearby town where Cosette enjoys a new life thanks to her savior.

Under Jean's guidance, Cosette promises to help others with her newfound freedom. She pledges to heal the nation, ensuring that no one else suffers her fate. Though the road ahead is paved with tragedies left by the French Revolution, this idealistic girl will not rest until France is freed from poverty and suffering.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Yamamoto, Kouji
Producer
Sakurai, Hiroaki
Director, Storyboard
Hayase, Hiroyuki
Sound Director
Akagi, Hiroaki
Episode Director


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"Kaze no Mukou" by Yuki Saito
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Ending Theme

"Ma maman (Watashi no Okasan)" by Yuki Saito




Reviews

Jan 4, 2009
Story - 8
What can I say? Shoujo Cosette is an adaptation of my favorite book of all time, Les Miserables, and it's overall surprisingly faithful to the original text. Especially when you consider that SC is geared toward children, and the original is...well, definitely not.

That said, SC gets an 8 and not a perfect 10 from me because in their effort to keep the anime kid-friendly, Nippon Animation committed some pretty grievous crimes against the original canon. I'll keep it vague here, but I'll settle for saying that some characters who ought to have died survive for the dumbest reasons. Overall, though, their attention to ...
Jan 2, 2014
I recently read Les Misérables in class and completely fell in love with it. I googled "Les Misérables anime", not expecting to find much, and was very pleased to discover such a lengthy and faithful adaptation. There were a few changes here and there, but most I didn't mind, and some I liked. For example, a large portion of this series is from Cosette's point of view, which I actually found nice because in the novel, the reader hardly knows her and she is written very passively. In the anime she shows strength and personality that we never saw in the book.
Most of my ...
May 16, 2021
i've never been this angry while watching an anime
i really wanted to punch the monitor, this is one of the worst adaptations i've ever seen
this is supposed to be an extremely tragic story, Cosette is supposed to be a symbol of an innocent girl who when through hell

i don't think you guys have seen the previous anime adaptation, the character design was EXTREMELY bad in the older anime adaptation, but in that adaptation the direction was really good, Cosette was truly miserable, there was no fucking Chu chu! (the fucking dog), there was no little brother to secretly help her, there was no happy moment, ...

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