ef - a tale of memories

TV (12 eps)
4.239 out of 5 from 9,892 votes
Rank #351

In a high school setting, there are many people whose stories must be told: Hiro, an aspiring manga artist whose view of the world is "missing a certain color," according to himself; his childhood friend Kei, who is vying for his attention; Kyosuke, a photographer and cameraman who seeks to capture true emotion in his work; the ever-cheerful Miyako, who meets Hiro by chance and immediately becomes attached to him; the gentle Renji, unsure of his aspirations to become a novelist; and Kei's mysterious and quiet sister Chihiro, who seems to be a different person every day. As time passes and they interact with one another more, their paths increasingly intertwine as shades of regrettable pasts emerge.


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FalseDawn's avatar by FalseDawn on Apr 4, 2008
Score: 8/10

On the surface, ef - a tale of memories seems to be your average romance anime series, featuring a range of characters forming relationships as they spiral awkwardly towards adulthood. Certainly, this series almost disappeared under the radar, and I only watched it on the recommendation of a fellow fansubber who was enjoying it himself. And I have to say, I'm glad I did.While ef - a tale of... read more

LibertyX's avatar by LibertyX on Oct 11, 2014
Score: 9/10

As same as the title Ef-A tale of memories,this is one of an anime that probably will stay in your memories after watching it and will be use to compare to other anime in future or similar with it.With 3 combine love stories that filled with love,tragedy,sadness and a happy ending this series will probably make you cry and it will stay at you memories...All characters were struggling....struggling for their own... read more

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ef - a tale of memories: Prologue OVA 2007 TBD
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ef - a tale of memories: Recollections OVA 2008 Condensed Version

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