Hakushaku to Yousei

Earl and Fairy

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Synonyms: Hakushaku to Yosei, Count and Fairy
Japanese: 伯爵と妖精
English: Earl and Fairy
German: Earl and Fairy
Spanish: Earl and Fairy
French: Earl and Fairy
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 29, 2008 to Dec 24, 2008
Premiered: Fall 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Artland
Source: Light novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MythologyMythology
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.201 (scored by 5531055,310 users)
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Ranked: #31562
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Popularity: #1721
Members: 124,087
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In the nineteenth century, we find Lydia Carlton living in Scotland, making a living as a fairy doctor. She is one of those rare humans who can see and communicate with fairies. But no one believes her. However, Edgar is in need of someone with a vast knowledge of fairy lore, and Lydia is just that person. After rescuing her, he becomes her employer, but there are many secrets and emotions that seem to follow Edgar, who claims to be the Blue Knight's Earl.


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Tanaka, Kazuya
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Yabana, Kaoru
Episode Director
Ishiodori, Hiroshi


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"FEELING" by AciD FLavoR

Ending Theme

"my fairy" by Hikaru Midorikawa


Jan 6, 2009
The one thing that always impresses me about anime and manga is the attention to detail that the japanese creators of individual stories have, especially when they utilise culture, history, folklore, etc, from other parts of the world as integral parts of their tales.

Hakushaku to Yousei (or Earl and Fairy in english), began life as a series of light novels written by Tani Mizue, which were serialised in Cobalt magazine. The novels proved to be popular given the japanese love of western folklore and mythology, allowing the novels to be adapted for two drama CDs and a manga which is currently serialised in The ...
Dec 26, 2008
Mixed Feelings
I have to admit that this anime had failed to impress. I was expecting much more from the plot and the characters, but to my misfortune I had only ended up disappointed. Once I finished viewing the entire series, I was not satisfied with the overall outcome of the characters' journey.

Story: [6]
There is still so many questions the anime has left unanswered. The viewer knows little of the Blue Knight Earl. The plot itself is mainly concentrated on Edgar's need to bear a name with a powerful presence, as well as to fight for his love for Lydia whilst others are after her. There was ...
Oct 13, 2019
Earl and Fairy is an adventure where a doctor and a prince are going on a journey to find an heirloom of fairy origin. But since it is also a shoujo, the doctor is your typical silly girl with a good heart that can see mythological creatures and the prince is your typical mysterious hairless chest bad boy hunk. YEAAAAH here comes the cheese.

Animation is done by Artland, a studio which has produced nothing but mediocrities with the exception being the highly acclaimed Mushishi. Other than that, they never had high budgets and thus this show looks rather run down. Direction is done by a ...

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