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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
8 January 2008 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
Hunting For Riches More Precious Than Gold See more »
Plot:
Kraft Lawrence, a 25 year old peddler travelling from town to town selling and buying various things... See more »
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Romance and Economics. See more (8 total) »

Cast

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Jun Fukuyama ... Lawrence (13 episodes, 2008)
Ami Koshimizu ... Holo (13 episodes, 2008)

Brina Palencia ... Holo (13 episodes, 2008)
J. Michael Tatum ... Lawrence (13 episodes, 2008)
Yukitaro Namura ... Shonin / ... (11 episodes, 2008)
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Series Directed by
Takeo Takahashi (12 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Writing credits
Ju Ayakura (13 episodes, 2008)
Isuna Hasekura (13 episodes, 2008)
Naruhisa Arakawa (12 episodes, 2008)

Series Produced by
Colleen Clinkenbeard .... line producer: FUNimation (13 episodes, 2008)
Masanobu Arakawa .... producer (12 episodes, 2008)
Kazuyoshi Fukuba .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2008)
Tatsuya Ishiguro .... producer (12 episodes, 2008)
Naoko Koyama .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2008)
Yuichi Matsunaga .... producer (12 episodes, 2008)
Tomoko Suzuki .... producer (12 episodes, 2008)
Naomi Tokuda .... producer (12 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Original Music by
Yuji Yoshino (12 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Cinematography by
Shinya Matsui (12 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Film Editing by
Naoki Watanabe (12 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Art Direction by
Toshihiro Kohama (13 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Art Department
Kazuya Kuroda .... character designer (13 episodes, 2008)
Takeo Takahashi .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 2008)
Masae Nakayama .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2008)
Hiroyuki Shimazu .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Sound Department
Justin Nordell .... adr director (13 episodes, 2008)
Hajime Takakuwa .... sound director (12 episodes, 2008)
Nick Parker .... adr engineer (8 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Niki Cooper .... post production assistant (13 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Animation Department
Yuji Nakatsuka .... animation producer (12 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Music Department
Yukako Inoue .... music producer (12 episodes, 2008)
 

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Also Known As:
"Ôkami to kôshinryô" - Japan (original title)
"Spice and Wolf: The Complete First Season" - USA (DVD box title)
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Australia:M | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | New Zealand:M | South Korea:15 | USA:TV-14

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Romance and Economics., 8 February 2014
Author: Asadullah Khan from Pakistan

Spice and Wolf.

Now this is how romance in animes should be dealt with. I was kinda hesitant at first to watch it as I don't like romance focused stuff but boy does this anime deliver on that front in a fresh way.

The story is good and its progression is great. It focuses on the characters. The old times setting and merchant stuff gave it an adventurous touch.

The protagonist is a likable kind hearted merchant who is really good in what he does and has a mind for profit. His thinking is analytical, always weighing Then there is Holo, the female main character of the anime, who I think is one of the best female anime characters I have seen. She is wise, intelligent, funny and witty, not to mention REALLY GOOD looking. And she is in no way ANNOYING, which was the biggest surprise for me as female characters in animes, especially romantic ones, tend to be annoying. The love story between the two main characters is handled masterfully. Both of them undergo a lot of character development and have diverse personalities that you can't help but enjoy it. The anime focuses a LOT on merchant stuff too. Trading, currencies, techniques, stock prices etc etc. I was baffled at how much detailed it was. Hell, one could learn a thing or two from this anime about that stuff. :p

Soundtrack was pretty good. Some of the emotional scores and the comedy ones were GREAT.

Animation/art wasn't outstanding or anything but it looked good.

If only it was a little longer. I felt that season 2 ended a bit abruptly, I was hoping for a little more of the journey.

8.7/10

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