Katanagatari

The historical epic centers on Shichika Yasuri, the seventh generational head of the Kyotō-ryū school of martial arts in medieval Japan. He and his older sister Nanami live on an isolated island, until a military advisor named Togame tells him of the final 12 swords forged by a legendary swordsmith. At Togame's bidding, Shichika embarks on a journey to find all 12 of the swords.

TitleKatanagatari
Original Title刀語
First Air DateJanuary 25th, 2010
Last Air DateDecember 11th, 2010
GenresAction & Adventure, Animation, Drama
NetworkFuji TV
Production CompanyWhite Fox
Number of Seasons1 Seasons
Number of Episodes12 Episodes
Plot Keywordsmartial arts, swordplay, romance, ninja, tragedy, historical, combat, anti war, angst, seinen, ecchi, shounen, based on light novel, anime
Ryou Hirohashi
Ryou Hirohashi
Penguin Maniwa
Haruka Tomatsu
Haruka Tomatsu
Hitei Hime
Ryotaro Okiayu
Ryotaro Okiayu
Hōō Maniwa
Toru Okawa
Toru Okawa
Mutsue Yasuri
Emi Shinohara
Emi Shinohara
Migiri Yasuri
Toshihiko Seki
Toshihiko Seki
Umigame Maniwa
Nakahara Mai
Nakahara Mai
Nanami Yasuri
Kaori Yamagata
Kaori Yamagata
Oshidori Maniwa
Rikiya Koyama
Rikiya Koyama
Emonzaemon Sōda
Hikaru Midorikawa
Hikaru Midorikawa
Hakuhei Sabi
Yukari Tamura
Yukari Tamura
Togame
Yoshimasa Hosoya
Yoshimasa Hosoya
Shichika Yasuri