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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
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama
Duration: 18 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.151 (scored by 1326013,260 users)
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Ranked: #30582
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Popularity: #2784
Members: 37,547
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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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Characters & Voice Actors


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


Opening Theme

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

Ending Theme

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

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
May 17, 2020
Agent_Redacted (All reviews)
"Time cannot be stopped. Change is inevitable. However, so long as we never forget. The past will never be forgotten."

Tamayura : An Anime All Highschoolers Must Watch

[NOTE] This is an overall review of Tamayura including all of its ovas and movies. No spoilers will be given.

Tamayura is the true meaning of Slice of life. Setting aside the excess of jokes and teases the show displayed which aren't funny at all. Tamayura is the most spectacular anime about highschool I've ever seen in my entire life. It really hits home for me, a person who is currently studying IB. The anime shows the 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

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