Akatsuki no Yona


Yona of the Dawn

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Yona: The girl standing in the blush of dawn
Japanese: 暁のヨナ
English: Yona of the Dawn
German: Akatsuki No Yona: Prinzessin der Morgendämmerung
Spanish: Akatsuka no Yona: Yona of the Dawn
French: Yona: Princesse de l'Aube
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2014 to Mar 24, 2015
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.031 (scored by 389204389,204 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #5332
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #200
Members: 794,913
Favorites: 15,142

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Synopsis

The kingdom of Kouka is blessed with a beautiful princess whose childlike innocence charms all who come across her. Named Yona, she has grown up sheltered in the royal palace, shielded from any danger that may befall her. However, all good things must come to an end.

Yona's perfect world comes crashing down when a heinous act of treason threatens to erase all that she holds dear, including her birthright as the princess of Kouka. Left with no one to trust but her childhood friend and loyal bodyguard Son Hak, she is forced to flee the palace. Faced with the perils of surviving in the wild with a target on her back, Yona realizes that her kingdom is no longer the safe haven it once was.

Free from the shackles of naivety, Yona vows to do everything in her power to become strong enough to crush her enemies. With Hak by her side, she must piece together the remains of an ancient legend that might be the key to reclaiming her kingdom from those who conspired to steal it from her.

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Background

Episodes 1–2 were previewed at a screening at Shinagawa Intercity Hall, Tokyo on September 28, 2014. Regular broadcasting began on October 7, 2014.

The voice cast of the anime adaption includes voice actors from the Drama CD adaptation of the manga, allowing them to reprise their old roles alongside new cast members.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yun

Main
Minagawa, Junko
Japanese

Zeno

Supporting
Shimono, Hiro
Japanese

Su-won

Supporting
Yamamoto, Nozomi
Japanese

Ao

Supporting
Yamamoto, Nozomi
Japanese

Ao

Supporting
Miyamoto, Mitsuru
Japanese

Staff

Yamazaki, Asuka
Producer
Yoneda, Kazuhiro
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Andou, Takashi
Episode Director


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Opening Theme

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1: "Akatsuki no Yona (暁のヨナ)" by Kunihiko Ryo (eps 1-14)
2: "Akatsuki no Hana (暁の華)" by Cyntia (eps 15-23)
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Ending Theme

1: "Yoru (夜)" by vistlip (eps 1-14)
2: "Akatsuki (暁)" by Akiko Shikata (eps 15-24)



Jan 11, 2015
This is my first review :D

First of all , Akatsuki no yona where have you been all this time? Where have you been HIDING dammit!

Sound : Im specifically starting with this , because lets face it , the soundtrack is absolutely amazing in this anime. Starting with the opening , Its only instrumental! ( How much time has it been since we got AN INSTRUMENTAL OPENING?)and yet you don't skip it and listen to it every damn time. The second opening isnt as great but is still awesome!
( seriously it gives you chills everytime there's a fight/emotional moment and the traditional music goes in).

Story ...
Mar 27, 2015
At some point in the show, Yona mentioned something about escaping from her bubble of a spoiled princess, learning about the difficulties of life and such. Ironically, this show never managed to escape from its bubble of a shoujo-pandering, unbearably sappy, politically shallow, purposeless mess of tropes and forced superficial development.

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Featuring a middle ages Korea kingdom apparently in turmoil; Yona stars as a completely clueless princess with already 2 incredibly hot young men who can’t resist to “protect” her. A coup occurred, for reasons still unclear after 24 episodes, killing the king and forcing Yona to take flight ...
Mar 25, 2015
By the end of this show, you will love it, its really something worth your time. Out of many shows airing today this show is really something to look forward to each week, now it can be enjoyed in its full glory even though the show does need a second season, dammit. Akatsuki no Yona is definitly a show you won't forget.

At first, this show seems like your average run of the mill shoujo reverse harem, but by the end of the first episode as the story goes on, it seems to be more than that, its really a well written story which focuses on ...

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