Seishun Anime Zenshuu


Animated Classics of Japanese Literature

Edit
What would you like to edit?
 

Alternative Titles

English: Animated Classics of Japanese Literature
Synonyms: Youth Anime Complete Collection
Japanese: 青春アニメ全集

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 32
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 25, 1986 to Dec 26, 1986
Premiered: Spring 1986
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Other
Genres: HistoricalHistorical, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.421 (scored by 160160 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #64632
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #9905
Members: 1,552
Favorites: 2

External Links

6.42
Ranked #6463Popularity #9905Members 1,552
Add to List
Episodes: /32
buy from amazon
* Your list is public by default.

Synopsis

A brilliant collection of beautifully animated episodes based on selected masterpieces of Japanese modern literature.

The aim of this series is to appeal to the viewer at large and to give him or her some idea of the variety and individuality which Japanese literature has developed over the last hundred years.

The authors range from Higuchi Ichiyou (Takekurabe), Mori Ougai (The Dancing Girl) and Natsume Souseki (Botchan) to Kawabata Yasunari (The Izu Dancer), Nobel laureate of 1968, and Mishima Yukio (The Sound of Waves).

(Source: Official Website)

Background

No background information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding background information here.

Related Anime


Characters & Voice Actors

O-Ryou

Supporting
Imai, Kazuko
Japanese

Narrator

Supporting
Kiuchi, Midori
Japanese

Staff

Kurokawa, Fumio
Director, Storyboard
Suda, Yumiko
Episode Director


Edit

Opening Theme

No opening themes have been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding an opening theme here.
Edit

Ending Theme

No ending themes have been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding an ending theme here.



May 5, 2020
pvoberstein (All reviews)
Animated Classics of Japanese Literature is a series I started watching in February and finished around three months later. The ~34 episodes (Wikipedia, MyAnimeList, and Anime Classics Zettai each tally the episodes in different ways, weirdly) showcase a veritable smörgåsbord of Japanese culture, adapting works by 19th and 20th century Japanese authors into 1-3 episodes of anime. The opportunity to easily sample an anthology of Japanese writing in anime form was what hooked me on the series.

The show has a laudable goal, but at the end of the day, it just isn’t very good. Which, I suppose, was predictable. Adapting a masterpiece of literature read more

Recent News


Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Seishun Anime Zenshuu Episode 29 Discussion
pvoberstein - May 4, 2020
2 replies by deguy »»
Jun 6, 7:25 PM
Poll: Seishun Anime Zenshuu Episode 28 Discussion
pvoberstein - May 4, 2020
0 replies by pvoberstein »»
May 4, 2020 5:13 PM

Recommendations