Taishou Otome Otogibanashi


Taisho Otome Fairy Tale

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Synonyms: Taishou Maiden Fairytale
Japanese: 大正処女御伽話
English: Taisho Otome Fairy Tale
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2021 to Dec 25, 2021
Premiered: Fall 2021
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:53 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: SynergySP
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.791 (scored by 6290062,900 users)
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Ranked: #9972
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1564
Members: 148,131
Favorites: 1,175

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Synopsis

Self-styled pessimist Tamahiko Shima lives alone in the mountains of Chiba after losing the use of his right hand in the same car accident that took his mother's life. Deemed incapable by his father and other wealthy relatives, he has been forced into exile; he experiences idle days of reading and sleepless nights of irrepressible angst. True to the Shimas' famous pride and determined not to disgrace his family, Tamahiko is resigned to his new duty—stay in the mountains and wait for death to put an end to his suffering.

However, on one snowy night, Tamahiko's insomnia is interrupted by someone knocking at the door. He then meets the 14-year-old Yuzuki Tachibana, who announces that she has come to be his future wife! Suddenly, Tamahiko remembers his father promising to send him a bride to assist him with impediments to his daily life.

Although she was sold as a bride to repay her family's debts, Yuzuki proves to be thoughtful, diligent, and dedicated to Tamahiko. Will the world-weary teenager prove insensitive to the rare breeze of kindness her presence brings to his monotonous existence?

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"Otome no Kokoroe (オトメの心得) " by GARNiDELiA
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May 24, 2024
Wow just Wow. My gosh this was a masterpiece.
If you are looking for a feel good motivational anime this one is going to be right up your alley. The characters were amazing the MC’s growth through the 12 episodes was phenomenal and the heroine was just perfect. The art/animation was a straight up 10/10. The fact that this came out in 2021 and all the backgrounds were hand drawn and not a single bit of CG. The music was fantastic the op and the ed were great to listen to, I never once felt like skipping either one. It takes place in 1920’s Japan ...
Jun 21, 2023
Mixed Feelings
The animation is pretty mediocre. No real flash to any of the scenes, character animation is just alright. Although the backgrounds are actually pretty solid. The characters are not all that impressive either, they're not shallow as a puddle, but they are not incredibly deep. The story has decent premise and leads to some fun hijinks, but that being said it's not too involved. The pacing is good for the most part, but the middle struggles a bit. Voice acting is pretty average. It's not lifeless, but it's also not at all impressive. The soundtrack is pretty good and the op/ed is also decent. Overall ...
May 16, 2024
Ever had a knee jerk reaction just from a show's opening?

That's Taishou for me. A story about a sad boy being sad and the /manic pixie/ dream girl that "saves" him. I grew up in the 90s and early 2000s. This genre was practically invited back then and it completely saturated the market back in the day. I guess Japan, like Disney, really is 20 years behind trends...

Now the catch here is that she's a granny. Nope, that's it. Think of the ideal grandma, the sweet one that does all the housework perfectly, makes the best food and can sew. Yeah, now place ...

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