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Old 2007-08-25, 04:06   Link #9
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Ookami to Koushinryo - Merchant Meats Spicy Wolf

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Based on the light novel by Isuna Hasekura.
Winner of the Silver prize of the 12th Dengeki Novel Prize
And winner of the This Light Novel is Awesome! 2007also.

The story is set in a fictional middle age European type setting
Main character is a 25 year old traveling merchant Lawrence, who met Horo a 250 year old wolf, who is also a goddess of harvest that escaped the village she's supposed to watch over, because she believed the people there have forsaken her, and she also believed she has kept her promise of making sure there will be harvest there, she wants to go north, back to her homeland, and also to travel and see the world that has changed while she hasn't.
The story is about their travel and adventure together.
The anime is set for 12 episode

Lawrence - His goal in life is to gather enough wealth and start his own shop, he is currently a traveling merchant with a wagon, and having 7 year experience, he's smart and somewhat calculating, but a nice person.

Horo - 250 year old wolf goddess, her human form is that of a 15 year old girl, except with wolf tail and ear, she can be childish at time, yet at other time show her wisdom and age.

Pretty nice read, kind of like Kino's journey of no central plot just traveling around and adventure.
Only five book so far, so anime with 12 episode...maybe...3 book will be animated.

Main Staff

* Director: Takeo Takahashi
(Representative Works: “Rizelmine”, “Rozen Maiden”, “Kaibutsu Ohjo”)

* Script: Naruhisa Arakawa(”BLUE SEED”, “Kotetsu Tenshi Kurumi”, “Rizelmine”, and others)

* Character Design/Executive Director of Animation: Kazuya Kuroda
(”Vandread”, “Chrono Crusade”,“Kaibutsu Ohjo”)

* Color Design: Hitomi Sano

* Art Director: Toshihiro Kohama (Studio Biho)

* Art Design: Yoshinori Shiozawa (Studio Biho)

* Director of Photography: Shinya Matsui

* Editor: Unknown

* Sound Director: Hajime Takakuwa

* Sound Production: Jinnan Studio

* Music Production: Victor Entertainment

* Music: Unknown

* Animation Production: IMAGIN
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