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Sakura Quest


Alternative Titles

English: Sakura Quest
Japanese: サクラクエスト

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2017 to Sep 21, 2017
Premiered: Spring 2017
Broadcast: Thursdays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: P.A. Works
Source: Original
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.481 (scored by 18,432 users)
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Ranked: #16752
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Popularity: #1033
Members: 72,793
Favorites: 256
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Synopsis

Tired of her rural home, recent college graduate Yoshino Koharu is desperate to lead a more exciting life in Tokyo. After a fruitless job hunt, she finally receives a part-time offer as queen of the bizarre "Kingdom of Chupakabura," a rundown mini-attraction in the small agricultural town of Manoyama. However, Yoshino discovers upon her arrival in Manoyama that she was mistaken for a celebrity and the job offer was a mistake. Left with no other options, Yoshino reluctantly agrees to take on the role and aid the Board of Tourism in their efforts to revitalize Manoyama. Determined to bring excitement to the dying town with the help of local residents, the queen enacts a series of projects to highlight the beauty and charm of Manoyama's culture.

Sakura Quest delves into the story of a tight-knit community that is struggling to balance change while also maintaining the rich traditions and bonds which define their identity.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Masui, Souichi
Director, Storyboard
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Hiramaki, Daisuke
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yokotani, Masahiro
Script, Series Composition


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#1: "Morning Glory" by (K)NoW_NAME (eps 1-13)
#2: "Lupinus" by (K)NoW_NAME (eps 14-)

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#1: "Freesia" by (K)NoW_NAME (eps 1-13)
#2: "Baby's Breath" by (K)NoW_NAME (eps 14-)




More reviewsReviews

Sep 20, 2017
Stark700 (All reviews)
P.A. Works has been experimenting with a lot of ideas in recent years. Shows that focuses on coming of age storytelling, collaboration projects that adds a touch of fantasy to its world setting, and even mecha from their recent 15th anniversary project. Advertised as an anime about a “working series” involving people and jobs, one can’t help but relate to their previous works such as Hanasaku Iroha and Shirobako. However, Sakura Quest is also very distinguishable on its own.

As an original anime running for a span of 25 consecutive episodes, Sakura Quest has plenty to offer despite the simple premise. The idea of taking read more
Sep 20, 2017
kokuborou (All reviews)
“A place is only as good as the people you know in it. It's the people that make the place.”

P.A. Works did it again! With a fresh and enjoyable concept Sakura Quest managed to distinguish itself from the regular seasonal shows through its original concept . With lovely and adorable characters designs , with an emotional and soothing atmosphere ,Sakura Quest is an anime that focuses on promoting tourism in a rural area called Manoyama.

A story is always passed down from a person to another during the passing time. Sakura Quest makes no exception to this rule read more
Sep 20, 2017
Pipe (All reviews)
Sakura Quest an anime that shows us the simplicity of the life. We don't need fights, powers, weird plots to like a story. We just need a connection with the characters and a story that creates a living relationship with us.

How many times have we confronted problems, challenges, and feelings that affect our decisions and all around us? Sakura Quest answers that question and gives us an example in a very creative way. One day we hate our work, and the next we could start loving it as happened with Yoshino and this group of women with unique skills that complement between them. The need read more
Sep 20, 2017
Fircoal (All reviews)
Sakura Quest is one of many in the line of adult work life focused designed by PA Works. It's in the same vein as Shirabako and many who watch it draw comparisons between the two of them, however, they aren't all that similar and ultimately while Shirabako works, Sakura Quest doesn't.

Sakura Quest has a really neat idea. The idea of these young women all with different backgrounds coming together to help out this town is a good basis. It's not overdone and it works well with the story that Sakura Quest is trying to tell. However, the execution of that story was missing. While there read more

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