Konnichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables

Before Green Gables

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Synonyms: Anne of Green Gables Prequel, Akage no Anne Prequel
Japanese: こんにちは アン ~Before Green Gables
English: Before Green Gables
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Type: TV
Episodes: 39
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2009 to Dec 27, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2009
Broadcast: Sundays at 19:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Novel
Genre: DramaDrama
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.611 (scored by 21442,144 users)
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Ranked: #14812
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Popularity: #7105
Members: 7,695
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The story of what happened to Anne Shirley before she was adopted.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Yatabe, Katsuyoshi
Hayase, Hiroyuki
Sound Director
Kidokoro, Seimei
Episode Director, Storyboard
Mihara, Takenori
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"HIKARI no Tane" by Inoue Azumi

Ending Theme

"Yattane!♪ March" by Inoue Azumi


Jan 26, 2021
It is a very emotional show. Its main focus is on how people process their emotions. It never loses its focus and there is always something to learn about life in every episode.

The animation is a little rough and few character arcs can be boring.

Dialogues and characters are the strength of this show. I love the chemistry between all of the characters. There are many characters and Anne influences everyone's life. She is a child and has an optimistic view on life. Most of the characters are adults and have a pessimistic view on life. This contrast in perspective makes Anne's dialogues with other characters ...
Apr 22, 2023
Mixed Feelings
For anyone who hasn't read my reviews of two of the Anne of Green Gables books—the original one by LM Montgomery and the prequel, Before Green Gables by Budge Wilson—my history of discovering the Anne series is kind of weird. I actually wound up discovering Anne through the 2009 anime adaptation of Before Green Gables, called Konnichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables. For the sake of brevity, I'm just gonna keep calling it Konnichiwa Anne. Discovering this anime led me to the Budge Wilson book and then Montgomery's book afterward, along with some of the latter's adaptations. I still maintain that the 1979 anime is the ...

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