Clione no Akari

Lights of the Clione

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: クリオネの灯り
English: Lights of the Clione
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 12, 2017 to Sep 27, 2017
Premiered: Summer 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 20:20 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: drop
Source: Novel
Genre: DramaDrama
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 9 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.401 (scored by 45004,500 users)
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Ranked: #118762
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Popularity: #5628
Members: 13,646
Favorites: 7

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The story centers around an illness-stricken, constantly bullied orphan girl named Minori. After one rainy day, she doesn't turn up at school, having been admitted into a hospital in a distant town. Two months pass, and the girl's two school friends, Takashi and Kyouko, receive a mysterious email with no sender listed. The email reveals a summer festival taking place at a nearby town...

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Characters & Voice Actors


Izu, Kazuhiko
Sound Director
Fuseki, Kazunobu
Episode Director, Assistant Director


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"Clione no Akari (クリオネの灯り)" by aki


Sep 28, 2017
This is one of the shows i’ve barely heard anything about during the season it aired, nobody I knew was talking about it, nor was anyone caring about doing so anyway, which alone says a lot about it’s obscurity. I personally was instantly drawn into the show simply from the synopsis, and as someone who had gone through a bit of bullying in primary school, these types of shows instantly catch my attention, and it takes my interest most of the time.

Bullying has always been an issue with schools, and it isn’t a matter of childish spats either. It can decrease reputation, which in ...
Apr 13, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Some anime get hyped up hard, so much so that you get tired of hearing about it and seeing ads for them. Others, like this anime here, barely make so much as a blip on the internet. Some anime that get this treatment do wind up being good, and you wonder why they're so underrated. Others don't fare as well, and sometimes they're better off not being that popular. Clione no Akari is one of those titles.

The story's about as cliche as it can get. A poor little sick orphan girl is always bullied by her classmates for...her very existence, apparently. Two of her classmates, ...
Mar 21, 2021
Dramatic tragedies are a genre that I love in anime. Shows like WorldEnd, Planetarian, and Your Lie in April tear me up. So what would it take for me to give a tragedy a low score? Is it even possible? Or is the genre immune, similar to slice-of-life? Flying Witch two years ago proved that I could hate a mundane slice-of-life show.

Lights of the Clione is very simple. It's about a perpetually sick girl who gets bullied all the time because she is constantly absent from school. Two classmates befriend her before her time is up, while everyone else is guilt-ridden. The animation looks like ...

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