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 45054,505 users)
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Ranked: #120532
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Popularity: #5664
Members: 13,669
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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...

(Source: ANN)


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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 ...
Sep 27, 2017
Mixed Feelings
There's quite A NUMBER of shorts for (particularly) this season, and Clione no Akari is one of them.

To starters: Don't go watching this if you don't appreciate just around 10 mins watching a short, only to end up winding about it right at the vert start.

The story resides towards Minori, the bullied one, for being different towards everybody. In that sense, Kyoko and Takashi took notice and begun looking out for her. At certain moments, the (some) sort of connection towards the Clione bears heartstrings towards both of them, and only realizing that Minori had a limited time to live due to an illness, and ...
Sep 29, 2017
I know that for most people when they see a show with a sub 6 rating on MAL they instantly must think that it is a terrible show that should only be viewed to see what terrible shows are like. But that's not true. I've seen several good or decent shows with really low ratings.

However, this show is not one of them. In fact, this show is exactly the show that someone thinks of when they see that low MAL score.

Everything about the show is bad. Characters, story, art, sound. It's like critiquing a drawing made while drunk with one's hands behind their back. Yes, ...

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