Genji Monogatari Sennenki

TV (11 eps)
2.574 of 5 from 500 votes
Rank #4,284

Hikaru is the beautiful and beloved second son of the Emperor. As his father’s favorite Hikaru has been given the surname of Genji, branding him a commoner; for as a commoner, Hikaru is spared from the ordeal and fighting that surrounds the successors to the throne. Liberated of this fate, Hikaru is free to live a life of pleasure with his many lovers scattered across the land. From the intelligent and beautiful Rokujou to the delicate and gentle Yuugao, Hikaru Genji manages to capture the heart of any woman he so desires. Though while his mistresses serve as ample distraction, Hikaru still remains infatuated with his first love – the one person who can never be his…

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hamletsmage's avatar by hamletsmage on Jun 25, 2012
Score 4/10

Story: Genji, also known as Between the Sheets, a Japanese legend. The anime follows the legend of Genji, a prince turned commoner. Despite being a commoner, he’s still fabulously wealthy and uses this wealth to buy his lady friends pretty gifts. And he has a lot of lady friends. Including an Oedipal complex that shadows all of Genji’s bedroom encounters. Aside from Genji’s wanderings in the... read more

MordredMS's avatar by MordredMS on Aug 8, 2011
Score 5/10

The animated adaptation of Murasaki Shikibu's masterpiece, the 1008 novel "Genjimonogatari" (The tale of Genji), considered to be the first modern novel of history. Having studied this novel at university, I watched and judged this adaptation not only by its own merit but also by comparing it to the original.

STORY: 5/10
Well, it's not like the Genjimonogatari was known for its gripping... read more

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