Jouran: The Princess of Snow and Blood


Joran The Princess of Snow and Blood

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 擾乱 THE PRINCESS OF SNOW AND BLOOD
English: Joran The Princess of Snow and Blood
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2021 to Jun 23, 2021
Premiered: Spring 2021
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:29 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Bakken Record
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 6.091 (scored by 2769927,699 users)
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Ranked: #89812
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2001
Members: 90,142
Favorites: 386

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Synopsis

In 1931, the Tokugawa Shogunate remains in power, marking the 64th year of the Meiji era. Holding a monopoly over the newly discovered "Dragon Vein," the government is leading Japan toward an advanced Edo period. During this time, an elite force of executioners called "Nue" is tasked with defending the Shogunate from a rebel institution known as the "Kuchinawa."

As the owner of the Tsuyukasa Bookshop, Sawa Yukimura runs the store's day-to-day business inconspicuously. But behind the scenes, she seeks vengeance against the man who slaughtered her tribe and family. With a special ability to transform granted by her blue blood, Sawa joins Nue after being promised information regarding the target of her revenge: Janome, the leader of the Kuchinawa.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Takemichi, Rinko

Supporting
Tanezaki, Atsumi
Japanese

Janome

Supporting

Book Selling Boy

Supporting
Kuraoka, Mizuha
Japanese

Kyouko

Supporting

Oikawa

Supporting
Kondou, Takashi
Japanese

Staff

Imaizumi, Yuuichi
Sound Director
Ogiwara, Takeru
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Exist" by RAISE A SUILEN (eps 2-11)
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Ending Theme

1: "Exist" by RAISE A SUILEN (eps 1)
2: "Embrace of light" by RAISE A SUILEN (eps 2-12)



Jun 16, 2021
If I was a teacher, I'd give Jouran an A for effort. It's got a pretty unique and interesting premise/world and the right ingredients to make a good show. Unfortunately, just effort isn't enough in life, and things didn't come together the way they could've for Jouran.

Decent action, good animation, and a pretty good OST aren't enough to patch up the holes in Jouran, and I think the final episode does a great job of summarizing the series as a whole; the right ideas but just too messy. The show is "decent" at best in my eyes, but I'll have to settle for a 3 ...
Jun 16, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Revenge, assassination, existence, repression and authoritharianism. All of those sound like ambitious topics for a 1920-ish ambientated anime with industrial fictional elements; sure, good things could come up from here. So then: what novelties does Jouran bring to the table while exploring those topics? Not many, or at least not enough to make itself remarkable over any other anime of its genre. Considering Jouran’s audience is already quite niche, I don’t think I would recommend anyone that is not completely passionate about all the revenge themes to go out of their way to watch it. If you are still interested though, let’s go on a ...
Jun 17, 2021
"The Suffering Tale of a Sweet and Poisonous Young Girl" - Jouran can be defined simply by those words. As a new experimental work from 2021, Bakken Record Studio has the show as its second production and first broadcast weekly.

The show begins with a perspective that intersperses underworld, government corruption, and work lurking and in the dark. Nue is a very strong and influential group in Japan, especially when it comes to their most important function: to ensure the security and political integrity of the country at any cost. In the same act we meet Sawa, the main character of the show, taking care of ...

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