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Sangatsu no Lion 

A 17 year old socially awkward orphaned shogi player, dealing with adult problems like financial difficulties, loneliness, and depression.
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Series cast summary:
Kengo Kawanishi Kengo Kawanishi ...  Rei Kiriyama 23 episodes, 2016-2017
Ai Kayano Ai Kayano ...  Akari Kawamoto 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa ...  Hinata Kawamoto 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Misaki Kuno Misaki Kuno ...  Momo Kawamoto 15 episodes, 2016-2017
Nobuhiko Okamoto Nobuhiko Okamoto ...  Harunobu Nikaido 15 episodes, 2016-2017
Marina Inoue ...  Kyoko Koda 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Tomokazu Sugita ...  Tatsuyuki Misumi 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Shigeru Chiba ...  Someji Kawamoto 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Zach Aguilar Zach Aguilar ...  Nikaido Harunobu 10 episodes, 2016
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A 17 year old socially awkward orphaned shogi player, dealing with adult problems like financial difficulties, loneliness, and depression.

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8 October 2016 (Japan) See more »

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3 Gatsu no Lion See more »

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Beautiful, Heartwarming Animation
3 September 2018 | by mayank09876See all my reviews

This is a slice of life anime is with themes of sports, romance and comedy. Plot line covers the coming of age tale of a 17 years Shogi (Japanese Chess) player called Rai. As is with most slice of life animation, the storytelling is slow but full of emotions. Besides having a mature story it's got one of the best animation I have come across, it works perfectly with the storytelling, bring out the feelings of the characters. The sound and music are also great and the characters among the most complex ones I have seen in an animation.

As of now I have watched the first two seasons, first season in dubbed and the second in subbed and have loved them both, although I prefer the dubbed version. Really looking forward to see what comes next for Rai.


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