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Japanese: アルテ
English: Arte
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2020 to Jun 20, 2020
Premiered: Spring 2020
Broadcast: Saturdays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Seven Arcs
Source: Manga
Genre: DramaDrama
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, Visual ArtsVisual Arts
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.191 (scored by 5257552,575 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #31232
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1619
Members: 120,787
Favorites: 329

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In the 16th century, the city of Florence booms with cultural and creative revival in celebration of the Renaissance. Arte, a delightful young lady from an aristocratic family, dreams of being an artist and contributing to the renewal of civilization. However, with her father's death, she ends up losing the only person who believed in her passion for art. Now she is expected to marry a nobleman and live as a refined housewife without disgracing her family name. Reluctant to accept her fate, the headstrong Arte steps into the streets in search of a master artisan to take her on as an apprentice.

In her quest for a mentor, Arte has to face harsh reality when she is completely shunned for being a female artist. No one believes that women are capable of fine craftsmanship, and therefore none are willing to accept her. Luckily, a renowned artisan by the name of Leo is persuaded to take her as his disciple since he has none anyway. And thus, Arte's new life begins, far from the comfort of her noble upbringing. As an apprentice, she must earn her keep while tackling various challenges along the difficult path to becoming a full-fledged, master artisan.

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Opening Theme

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"Clover (クローバー)" by Maaya Sakamoto

Ending Theme

"Hare Moyou (晴れ模様)" by Kiyono Yasuno

Jun 20, 2020
In a Nutshell
Based on the manga by Kei Ohkubo, Arte feels like a shoujo story. 16th century Florence, Italy. Arte is a noblewoman, who dreams of becoming an artist. While it is an impossible career choice for a female born in a noble family, she is even ready to give up on her status only to become an artist. Will her whole-life-dream translate into reality?

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The story of Arte takes place in the early sixteenth century in Florence, Italy. Arte is a young noblewoman, who dreams of being an artist, which is an unthinkable desire for any high-status-women at that time to have; her ...
Jun 20, 2020
Arte is an anime adaptation of the manga based on the era of The Renaissance from the 16th century. It’s not often you get to hear such a premise spelled out so freshly intact about in this era. Arte is not only the titular protagonist but also a woman with a strong will, determination, and thirst to prove herself as an artist. She is here to prove that in a male dominant world, there’s a place for her.

The premise is quite simple. It’s about this 14 year old heiress from Florence who has a passion for painting. After her father passes away, she’s been put ...
Jun 20, 2020
For some reason, I keep picking the most controversial seasonals of 2020 to review! If you just took a quick glance at Arte, you wouldn't think this would be one of the most divisive and fiercely polarizing series of the year. One half of MAL thinks this series is really sweet, relaxing and wholesome. The other half is positively screeching about what a vile abomination this is and how it's one of the worst anime they've ever seen in their entire lives.

Arte is based on a long-running and successful manga about a young girl in 16th century Florence who dreams of becoming a great artist. ...

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