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Utawarerumono


Alternative Titles

English: Utawarerumono
Synonyms: The One Being Sung
Japanese: うたわれるもの

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2006 to Sep 26, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2006
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 02:40 (JST)
Licensors: ADV Films, Funimation
Studios: OLM
Source: Visual novel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.761 (scored by 43,187 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #9562
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #706
Members: 102,596
Favorites: 966
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Episodes: /26
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Synopsis

An injured man is found in the woods by a girl named Eruruu, and everything about him is mysterious. Without knowledge of his past nor even his own name, he is welcomed to Eruruu's home and is given the name Hakuoro by her grandmother, and younger sister, Aruruu. While the inhabitants of the village have large ears and tails, Hakuoro's defining physical trait is quite different as he has neither ears nor tail, but only a mask that he cannot remove.

Soon after he becomes a part of the villagers' lives, a revolution against the tyrannical emperor of the land begins, and the conflict finds its way to his new home. Hakuoro must do whatever he can to save the people and the village that he has come to love, all while uncovering the mysteries that shroud his past.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Both Rikiya Koyama (voice of Hakuoro) and Miyuki Sawashiro (voice of Aruruu) of were nominated as Best Leading Actor and Best Supporting Actress in the first ever Seiyu Awards for their roles in Utawarerumono.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Eruruu
Main
Yuzuki, Ryouka
Japanese
Hakuoro
Main
Koyama, Rikiya
Japanese
Aruruu
Main
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Japanese
Karura
Supporting
Tanaka, Atsuko
Japanese
Touka
Supporting
Miyake, Kaya
Japanese
Benawi
Supporting
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Oboro
Supporting
Kirii, Daisuke
Japanese
Kamyu
Supporting
Kugimiya, Rie
Japanese
Yuzuha
Supporting
Nakahara, Mai
Japanese
Dorii
Supporting
Watanabe, Akeno
Japanese

Staff

Iwasa, Gaku
Producer
Chung, Jin Ho
Producer
Kobayashi, Tomoki
Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Susumu
Sound Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Musouka (夢想歌)" by Suara

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#1: "Madoromi no Rinne (まどろみの輪廻)" by Eri Kawai (eps 1-25)
#2: "Kimi ga Tame (キミガタメ)" by Suara (ep 26)




More reviewsReviews

Nov 8, 2006
Crystal (All reviews)
Utawarerumono manages to be one of those harem animes that anyone can possibly find enjoyable, even if they don't particularly like the concept of harems. Based on the ero-game with the same title, Utawarerumono focuses on an amnesiac man who is found critically injured in a rural village. With the kindness of the villagers, he recovers and spends his days peacefully with them. However, the peaceful times quickly end with a heart shattering event that throws the man and his fellow villagers into a life of war.

Story
The story in Utawarerumono is somewhat simplistic at first, with a majority of the anime following a simple formula read more
Jul 9, 2007
jet2r0cks (All reviews)
For about 4/5 of the series, I really enjoyed myself. I’m not usually into science fiction/supernatural anime series, so I wasn’t looking forward to anything when I started watching Utawarerumono. However, I was proven wrong. Utawarerumono was just so exciting and fun to watch and I really liked it – 4/5 of the 26 episodes. For the last 1/5, I didn’t like it too much. I don’t wanna give out any spoilers, so I’ll just say that the last arc was too weird and it didn’t register.

All the characters were really likable and I felt sorry for them whenever another war or battle emerges. It’s read more
Nov 6, 2007
Master10K (All reviews)
What comes to mind when a visual novel gets an anime adaptation? Usually I think average guy, a bunch of overly cute unattainable girls and some kind of story arc surrounding each girl. However Utawarerumono disregards this overused high school romantic formula, with girls that require conquering like a RPG boss and goes for a more fascinating approach.

Utawarerumono is an Action Adventure set in a world of Fantasy. Just think Lord of the Ring, but minus the Ring and Hobbits. Following the disturbing opening scene, we our introduced to our protagonist, a mysterious masked man with no recollection of who he is and why read more
Nov 16, 2015
angelsreview (All reviews)
This is one of my favorite anime shows I have to say. The thing is, it will touch you in ways your emotions have never been touched before, or ways that will surprise you. Some of you might have heard of this show from the game of the same name released in 2002. The game is listed as an ‘adult tactical role-playing visual novel’ (that’s a mouthful of itself) by a company called Leaf. For those not into gaming lingo, a tactical role-playing game is a type of video game where you have role-playing and strategy into one game. I believe ‘Final Fantasy Tactics’ falls read more

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