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Japanese: たまゆら


Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 6, 2010 to Dec 6, 2010
Studios: Hal Film Maker
Source: Original
Duration: 18 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.191 (scored by 11,736 users)
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Ranked: #30012
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Popularity: #2406
Members: 31,450
Favorites: 96
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A "healing story" OVA from director Satou Junichi, the director of Aria and Umi Monogatari. The story takes place in Seto Inland Sea and is about a girl who likes taking pictures.


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Satou, Junichi
Director, Sound Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Original Creator, Series Composition
Yoshida, Reiko
Sakamoto, Maaya
Theme Song Performance
Nakajima, Megumi
Theme Song Performance

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"Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta Nara (やさしさに包まれたなら)" by Maaya Sakamoto

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#1: "Melody (メロディ)" by Megumi Nakajima (eps 1-3)
#2: "Natsudori (夏鳥)" by Megumi Nakajima (ep 4)

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Jan 6, 2011
Benatron (All reviews)
While trolling around on Sankaku Complex, a place I'm beginning to despise as time goes on, I was looking at the "Top 10 AT-X Anime of 2010". Whilst being completely unimpressed by the horrible anime choices, I found one I was unfamiliar with, and that was Tamayura.

So, to my curiosity, I looked it up. First impression was, "this looks like crap", "moe-trash", "stupid ova filled with cute girls making stupid faces with cute noises". Then I watched...

The opening scene in *anything* is the most important. Sets the tone, ignites the story, etc. etc. I was expecting the good ol' lazy-girl-wakes-up-late-and-runs-out-the-door opening. To your surprise you're read more
Aug 25, 2013
azuslu7jpg (All reviews)
A four-episode OVA series that should soothe any weary heart.

As always, my reviews are spoiler free.

Tamayura is a slice of life that consists of only four episodes, telling the story of Fuu Sawatari and her life as an aspiring photographer. Tamayura is directed by Junichi Satou of Aria, one of the most acclaimed SOL series of all time. It is called a "healing story", and this description is quite apt considering the atmosphere presented in this too-often overlooked series. This series was created before Tamayura: Hitotose, but actually takes place inside of Hitotose's timeline. I would advise watching these read more
Dec 24, 2010
du5k (All reviews)
I must say I'm a fan of slice-of-life series, since I can appreciate the slow pacing of the show and simply enjoy of atmosphere created by the series. I loved Hidamari Sketch and Aria. I even liked series like Sketchbook and Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, though they was never my favourites. But I cannot seem to enjoy what Tamayura has to offer.

First of all, the setting never really got to me. I have a bit of interest in photography, but I've never got the least interested while the cast is on the subject. Secondly, the cast is really, really boring. Fu and Kou are the only read more
Feb 21, 2012
DarkChaplain (All reviews)
I'll keep this short, just like the show itself.

My expectations when adding this anime to my planning-to-watch list were rather low, yet I wanted to know what was to get a TV sequel. The description did not say much about the show, other than it is a supposed "feel-good"-anime.
Tonight I felt so-so and looked for something short to take off my list, and I remembered Tamayura.

The feel-good promise was no lie at all. Even during the first few minutes, Tamayura managed to make me smile. It introduced likeable, simple characters that complimented each other in ways that made their interactions pleasant and heartwarming to watch.

This read more


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