Ookami to Koushinryou: Merchant Meets the Wise Wolf


Spice and Wolf: Merchant Meets the Wise Wolf

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Synonyms: Spice and Wolf
Japanese: 狼と香辛料 MERCHANT MEETS THE WISE WOLF
English: Spice and Wolf: Merchant Meets the Wise Wolf
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Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2024 to ?
Premiered: Spring 2024
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Passione
Source: Light novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 8.241 (scored by 1413214,132 users)
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Ranked: #3272
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Popularity: #1702
Members: 131,948
Favorites: 624

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Synopsis

Holo is a powerful wolf deity who is revered in the small town of Pasloe for blessing the annual harvest. Yet as years go by and the villagers become more self-sufficient, Holo has been reduced to a mere folktale. When a traveling merchant named Kraft Lawrence stops at the settlement, Holo offers to become his business partner if he takes her to her northern home of Yoitsu. The savvy trader recognizes Holo's unusual ability to evaluate a person's character and accepts her proposition.

Now in the possession of both sharp bargaining skills and a charismatic negotiator, Lawrence inches closer to his goal of opening his own shop. However, as Lawrence travels the countryside with Holo in search of economic opportunities, he begins to realize that his aspirations are slowly morphing into something unexpected.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Holo

Main
Koshimizu, Ami
Japanese

Lawrence, Kraft

Main
Fukuyama, Jun
Japanese

Arendt, Norah

Supporting
Nakahara, Mai
Japanese

Myuuri

Supporting
Tanaka, Aimi
Japanese

Liechten, Marhait

Supporting
Ootsuka, Houchuu
Japanese

Tarantino, Jacob

Supporting

Remerio, Hans

Supporting
Gouda, Hozumi
Japanese

Zheren

Supporting
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese

Yarei

Supporting
Sugita, Tomokazu
Japanese

Weiz

Supporting
Hanawa, Eiji
Japanese

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"Tabi no Yukue (旅のゆくえ)" by Hana Hope
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Ending Theme

"Andante (アンダンテ)" by ClariS




Reviews

Apr 15, 2024
Preliminary (3/25 eps)
SPICE AND WOLF IS BACK BAAAABBBBYYY.

This series is near and dear to my heart, and more likely the same to most of you. For a number of reasons. It's more likely one of your first animes that you've finished. Or read for that matter. Or at the very least, one of the few series you remember seeing around as a kid. As for new faces, they'll be welcomed to the gem that is this series. Spice and Wolf deserves not only a watch, but deserves to be red, to be appreciated, and so much more.

Story and characters: 9
You might look at the premise, and how ...
Apr 18, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (3/25 eps)
Spice and Wolf: Merchant Meets the Wise Wolf is a remake of a 2008 adaptation of the same title. However, this is my first experience viewing any sort of Spice and Wolf media, so this review will be based solely on the first three episodes and won't be influenced by any knowledge of future events in the storyline.

The premise of Spice and Wolf is quite simple. Much like Frieren, which aired last season, it focuses on slow, tensionless adventures as the main characters travel from place to place. Given the protagonist's role as a merchant, a significant portion of each episode delves into explaining various ...
Apr 21, 2024
Preliminary (3/25 eps)
Spice and Wolf Reboot: Potential Pitfalls and Strengths
While "Spice and Wolf" has a devoted fanbase and the first series was generally well-received for its unique blend of fantasy and economics, the decision to reboot the series raises some concerns.

Potential Pitfalls
Repetitive Cycle of Reboots: There is a risk that the reboot could simply repeat the pattern of the original series, where the focus is on merchandise sales rather than genuine creative development. This could lead to a drawn-out, uninspired reboot that fails to capture the essence of the original.
Niche Appeal: The intricate details about trade and economics in ...

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