Onmyouji


Onmyoji

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 陰陽師
English: Onmyoji
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Information

Type: ONA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 28, 2023
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Marvy Jack
Source: Novel
Genres: DramaDrama, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, HistoricalHistorical, MythologyMythology
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.961 (scored by 28852,885 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #49732
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6914
Members: 8,414
Favorites: 28

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Synopsis

Onmyouji tells the story of renowned onmyouji Abe no Seimei, who meets and befriends the straightforward court noble Minamoto no Hiromasa. Together, they deal with strange cases in the Heian capital surrounding demons and curses.

Background

Adaptation of Baku Yumemakura's novel of the same title.

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Matsuda, Keiichi
Producer
Yamamoto, Soubi
Director, Episode Director, Series Composition
Yamada, Haru
Sound Director
Sueda, Yoshifumi
Episode Director


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Opening Theme

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"Kodoku no Saibou (狐独の才望)" by Ling tosite sigure (凛として時雨)
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Ending Theme

"kioku" by ao




Reviews

Nov 29, 2023
Well-writtenWell-written
The Onmyouji is an anime adaptation of Baku Yumemakura's historical fantasy short stories and novels, it delves into the mystique of the Heian period, centering around the legendary onmyōji, Abe no Seimei.

The animation and music are quite good, but not groundbreaking, the quality is sufficient to bring the Heian period to life. The attention to detail in character designs and the depiction of the era's aesthetics is noteworthy. The music complements the atmosphere well, although a more impactful soundtrack could have elevated certain scenes.

The plot may lack the depth and complexity found in some other anime, but it compensates by being easy to follow, ...
Feb 23, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Onmyouji is one of those anime that rely heavily on emotional payoffs at the end of the season. The beginning is a bit boring and the characters all feel one dimensional. Some, do get more depth. Others remain with that problem. It is for that reason that this story isn't winning any rewards. Despite that, I did enjoy it. While not entirely historical, the main character was a real person in history. That and some cool Japanese mythology gives the story a bump. Like I said though, it relies entirely on you, the viewer, understanding and appreciating the message it is trying to deliver. If ...
Dec 14, 2023
Story: The story has great potential because the Japanese culture and folklore are rich. There's so much they could have gone with and would have been way more interesting than what they decided to portray. A positive about this story is the origin of the creation of demons. I think there's a lot of folklore and lessons in this method of demon-making and if they made the characters a bit deeper they would have struck gold.

Characters: Characters were kind of one-dimensional. There was no reason it was so shallow. We have no idea about any of the character's backgrounds or upbringing and that was a ...

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