Hanasaku Iroha

Hanasaku Iroha: Blossoms for Tomorrow

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Japanese: 花咲くいろは
English: Hanasaku Iroha: Blossoms for Tomorrow
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2011 to Sep 25, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: NIS America, Inc.
Studios: P.A. Works
Source: Original
Genre: DramaDrama
Theme: WorkplaceWorkplace
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.901 (scored by 129252129,252 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7862
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #713
Members: 331,703
Favorites: 2,592

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Ohana Matsumae is an energetic and wild teenager residing in Tokyo with her carefree single mother. Abruptly, her mother decides to run away with her new boyfriend from debt collectors, forcing the young girl to fend for herself—as per her mother's "rely only on yourself" philosophy—in rural Japan, where her cold grandmother runs a small inn. Driven to adapt to the tranquil lifestyle of the countryside, Ohana experiences and deals with the challenges of working as a maid, as well as meeting and making friends with enthralling people at her new school and the inn.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nagatani, Takayuki
Tsuji, Mitsuhito
Producer, Production Manager


Opening Theme

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1: "Hana no Iro (ハナノイロ)" by nano.RIPE (eps 2-13)
2: "Omokage Warp (面影ワープ)" by nano.RIPE (eps 14-25)

Ending Theme

1: "Hana no Iro (ハナノイロ)" by nano.RIPE (eps 1)
2: "Hazy" by Sphere (eps 2-5, 7, 9-10, 12-13)
3: "Tsukikage to Buranko (月影とブランコ)" by nano.RIPE (eps 6)
4: "Yumeji (夢路)" by nano.RIPE (eps 8,26)
5: "Saibou Kioku (細胞キオク)" by nano.RIPE (eps 11)
6: "Hanasaku Iroha (はなさくいろは)" by Clammbon (クラムボン) (eps 14-21, 23, 24)
7: "Hi Leap (ハイリープ)" by nano.RIPE (eps 22)


Oct 20, 2011
"Like father, like son. Like mother, like daughter"

There's an age old belief that certain traits are passed down from parents to children, and like most ancient convictions, there's an element of truth to this one. It's a well known fact that much of a person's future behaviour is learned during their formative years, and while it's true that children will instinctively copy the mannerisms and behaviours of the role models closest to them (which in most cases means their parents), even trained professionals and researchers can't fully explain the "inheritance" of less tangible traits like stubbornness, temper, perspicacity, etc.

But what does all that have to ...
Sep 28, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Let's cut to the chase, Hanasaku Iroha has its moments, but ultimately it lost its direction midway.

The story can be summarized as a group of cute girls working in an inn doing a bunch of things that normally wouldn't be interesting in real life. However this is Anime, so something like wiping the floor becomes extraordinary exciting all of a sudden and there are plenty more real life boring activities the show will make it incredibly exciting.

The other component of Hanasucku 's story are the romantic dramas. There are romantic dramas that are fun to watch, but if you have seen any romance Anime, ...
Mar 24, 2018
Having watched a variety of slice of life shows I went into this anime with some decent expectations, and despite the high average score on MAL I was disappointed and confused at the end. The first episode starts in a formulaic drama style: spunky girl gets put into an unexpected situation with a funny cast of characters. Add in a uptight and strict (but badass) grandma, and you are looking at a decent slice of life. After two straight days of binging this show, I'm more confused at how it got such a high score when the story of this anime is ...

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