On Christmas Eve, Hiro Hirono's bike is stolen by a girl chasing a thief who stole her purse. He gives chase and finds her unconscious and his bike ruined. The girl, Miyako Miyamura, soon ... See full summary »

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Natsumi Yanase ...
 Chihiro Shindo (12 episodes, 2007)
Hiroko Taguchi ...
 Miyako Miyamura (11 episodes, 2007)
Junko Okada ...
 Kei Shindo (11 episodes, 2007)
Hiro Shimono ...
 Hiro Hirono (11 episodes, 2007)
Motoki Takagi ...
 Renji Aso (11 episodes, 2007)
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 Hiro Hirono (11 episodes, 2007)
Luci Christian ...
 Miyako Miyamura (11 episodes, 2007)
Yuuki Tai ...
 Kyosuke Tsutsumi (10 episodes, 2007)
Kôichi Tôchika ...
 Yu Himura (9 episodes, 2007)
Yumiko Nakajima ...
 Yuko Amamiya (8 episodes, 2007)
Mai Goto ...
 Mizuki Hayama / ... (6 episodes, 2007)
Kaori Nobiki ...
 Emi Izumi (5 episodes, 2007)
Sayaka Aoki ...
 Sumire Aso (5 episodes, 2007)
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On Christmas Eve, Hiro Hirono's bike is stolen by a girl chasing a thief who stole her purse. He gives chase and finds her unconscious and his bike ruined. The girl, Miyako Miyamura, soon awakes and the two begin to talk. After making sure she is okay, they end up spending Christmas Eve together. Later, Hiro finds out Miyako attends the same school as him and they begin to spend more and more time together, Miyako developing affections for Hiro. Kei Shindou-Hiro's childhood friend who has long held a crush on him-begins to become jealous and a love triangle follows. The series also tells the story of Renji Asou. One day, he meets Chihiro Shindou, the twin sister of Kei Shindou, at an abandoned train station. Even though she's very shy, they get along pretty well and begin meeting at the same spot every day; however, Renji finds out that Chihiro was in a car accident years ago and as a consequence she suffers from a disability: her memory lasts only 13 hours. Nevertheless, after ...

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fleeting moments...chance meetings...two tales of bittersweet memories


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I cried.
27 August 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I have watched a lot of anime and read a lot of manga. I am a 17 year old male and this series actually made me cry. No other form of media has every evoked as much emotion as watching Ef: A tale of Memories.

I had to watch the whole thing in one sitting and it left me completely and utterly destroyed emotionally. I actually cried for the entire last episode and became very dehydrated.

I'm not usually that in to the romance genre but this seriously almost killed me. If you have half a heart it will have the same effect on you. I would recommend it to almost anyone as it just punches you right in the feelings.I give it a solid 10/10


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