The story of Yu Himura and Yuko Amamiya’s relationship is troubled and complex. One day, Yuko showed up at Yu's high school and, despite the two not having seen one another for ten years, confessed that Yu was her first love and still loves him. In the present, Mizuki Hayama moves in with her cousin as she prepares to begin high school. She meets his smooth and handsome neighbor, Shuichi Kuze, and begins spending increasing amounts of time with him; they begin to fall for one another despite their age difference. The tale of these relationships thus begins to unfold.
Ef ~ A Tale of Melodies so slavishly follows the formula set by its predecessor that it's almost unwatchable. Even with low expectations coming in, it’s a letdown. Like Ef ~ A Tale of Memories before it, Melodies’ plot covers two different sets of tangentially related characters. Unlike... read more
Critic's Log - Earthdate: July 31, 2012. Review #16: Ef - A Tale of Melodies The Past can be hard to leave behind, because remembering it might be pleasant, but remembering it can also be painful. But the best way to leave it behind is to keep moving forward to the future, do you have memories that you do not want to forget? Anyway, here is Ef - A Tale of Melodies! Ef - A Tale of Melodies tells two... read more
|ef - a tale of memories||TV||2007||TBD|
|ef - a tale of memories: Prologue||OVA||2007||TBD|
|ef - a tale of melodies: Prologue||DVD Special||2008||TBD|
|ef - a tale of memories: Recollections||OVA||2008||TBD|
|ef - A Fairy Tale of the Two||2006||TBD|