Hitsuji no Uta

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Lament of the Lamb, Song Of Ram, Song of Sheep, Song of the Sheep, Sheep's Song
Japanese: 羊のうた


Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 25, 2003 to Feb 25, 2004
Producers: Group TAC, KENMedia
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, HorrorHorror
Theme: VampireVampire
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 6.151 (scored by 66656,665 users)
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Ranked: #88082
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Popularity: #5065
Members: 18,035
Favorites: 38

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Synopsis

Kazuna's family has a history of suffering from a disease that creates an uncontrollable vampire-like thirst for blood. Knowing none of this, Kazuna was sent to live with the Eda couple as a child. As the sickness begins to show signs of being present within himself, he comes into contact with his older sister, Chizuna, who has been suffering from it since early childhood. Knowing that the sickness incurs a heavy weight upon those that suffer from it, Chizuna tries to ease her brother's burden, to help him learn to control his urges, but...

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Maruyama, Masao
Producer
Sugii, Gisaburou
Director, Script, Storyboard
Fujiyama, Fusanobu
Sound Director
Hayashibara, Megumi
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Ending Theme

"Destiny ~Shukumei~" by Hayashibara Megumi & Seki Tomokazu




Reviews

Mar 27, 2007
Considering that this series obviously had a rather crap budget, I'd say it was done rather well. Not that it doesn't have it's problems, but it's story still manages to be enjoyable, if you can get past it's faults.


STORY:

A sort-of non-traditional take on vampires. Kazuna and Chizuna are vampires, but vampirism is more of an illness and a hindrance than it is anything else. It's quite a sad story, following how the illness ultimately destroys their lives. The anime's ending differs from the manga, however, as well as leaving out a couple side characters entirely, but as the story (in the anime) is focused ...
Aug 10, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Hitsuji no Uta is the story of two siblings who meet after being separated for a long time. The twist is that they have a genetic disease that gives them cravings for human blood. The story really focuses on Kazuna learning to live with his disease and about his family's past with some help from his sister. The story is pretty interesting and full of suspense, but it does have one major annoyance. There are a lot of Flashbacks, A lot of which show an event that happened in the same episode, less than five minutes ago. What's the point? Did Gisaburo Sugii really think ...
Jan 5, 2015
A poor attempt at a manga promo.

Hitsuji no Uta is a retelling of the story told in its manga counterpart stuffing 7 volumes of well developed plot and characters into 4 episodes of rushed anime with poor animation. I wont be getting into the plot or characters because if you haven't read the manga or don't intend to; you have no reason to know of the existence of this OVA series. Even as a fan of the manga (which has its flaws) this OVA is completely pointless. The story skips so much that you cant really understand all of whats going on, i mean the ...

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