Yoru no Kuni

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Night World, Night Country
Japanese: 夜の国


Information

Type: ONA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 16, 2021 to Sep 12, 2021
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Daisy
Source: Original
Genres: FantasyFantasy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: IyashikeiIyashikei
Duration: 8 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 7.431 (scored by 52025,202 users)
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Ranked: #21362
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5635
Members: 14,235
Favorites: 52

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Synopsis

22-ji no Annaibito (The 22 O'Clock Guide)
Refusing to accept the death of her beloved dog, Choco, a young girl named Chiyo falls asleep, only to wake up in the Night World. She is greeted by Yoru, an entity that guides her through the realm of the darkest, most beautiful time of day. As Chiyo learns to cope with the loss in her heart, the starless world around her begins to light up.

26-ji no Sagashimono (The 26 O'Clock Search)
Since childhood, best friends Hina and Tsumugi have used an exchange diary as a token of their friendship. Angered that Hina wants to open up the diary to include a new girl she has befriended, the jealous Tsumugi throws it away. Upon falling asleep, she wakes up in front of a labyrinth within the Night World. Initially refusing to take Yoru's help, Tsumugi searches for an answer to her predicament, but she is confronted by her feelings of loneliness instead.

4-ji no Tegami (The 4 O'Clock Letter)
Another morning is approaching, and the thought fills Akatsuki with dread. Dejected from her inability to build a career, she begins to throw away her art pieces, stumbling upon an old sketchbook in the process. Within the book is a letter from a former friend who, a long time ago, had given her hope. As she continues going through her belongings, Akatsuki starts to remember the friend's identity—and she might even discover her fading passion for painting.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Characters & Voice Actors

Yoru

Main
Suwabe, Junichi
Japanese

Tsumugi

Main
Nitta, Emi
Japanese

Chiyo

Main
Kuno, Misaki
Japanese

Akatsuki

Supporting

Staff

ryo-timo
Director, Storyboard
Tobinai, Masahiro
Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Arrangement
Aimer
Inserted Song Performance
Aoi, Takashi
Art Director


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Ending Theme

3: "Hoshi no Kieta Yoru ni -rit. ver.- (星の消えた夜に-rit. ver.-)" by Aimer
1: "Trill (トリル)" by Aimer
2: "Grace Note (グレースノート)" by Aimer




Reviews

Sep 12, 2021
So...I basically had no idea this anime even existed until I randomly stumbled across it on a website where I often downloaded anime. I looked up info about it and decided to watch the first episode on a whim...and boy, am I glad I did! Seriously, what the hell is this anime?! Where did it come from?! And why is it so friggin' amazing?! Yoru no Kuni, meant to be some kind of animated promotional vehicle for the singer Aimer's newest album, directed by some dude named Ryo-timo (real name Ryosuke Sawa, who worked on shows like Noein and Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad), completely took ...
Sep 12, 2021
The Night. With its darkness, it paves a path for the bright stars. With its darkness, man falls tried, ascending to the world of dreams, in hopes one does not face towards the nightmare realm instead. With its darkness, fears allude and tension arises. The darkness is scary after all.

Welcome to the Night World. Your friend, Yoru, is at your service.

'Yoru no Kuni' or 'Night World' is a short ONA that I found to have greater pleasures than I initially thought it could. It follows a 3 part story about individuals who have faced a loss (not necessarily death) in some shape or ...
Oct 19, 2021
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I just stumbled upon this hidden underrated gem, and oh boy I didn't regret watching it. I don't write reviews since I'm too lazy to write, but this anime needs some attention, so this is my first review. (it's not gonna be that long)

This is such a unique anime for me because it's not like any other mainstream anime such us today, and it's just shocking that it's not well known considering it's a short anime with such a fantastic narrative and heartwarming story.

The third episode hit me like a truck, It's just so relatable. Finding the path on what you'd love to do, you ...

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