Ikoku Meiro no Croisée

Alt title: Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth - The Animation

TV (12 eps)
3.73 of 5 from 2,397 votes
Rank #1,437
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In the 19th century, a Japanese girl named Yune arrives in Paris to work at the Enseignes du Roy. There she meets Claude Claudel, a blacksmith who makes street signs. Caught in a new cultural experience, both Yune and Claude learn from each other while they try to keep the shop open despite the declining customers. Once a popular marketplace, many nearby businesses are closing as they are engulfed by the waves of change. Experience culture shock at its cutest in Croisee in a Foreign Labyrinth.

Source: Sentai Filmworks

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Howlorihara's avatar by Howlorihara on Aug 27, 2014
Score 7.5/10

This show is incredibly frustrating for me.  This isn't because it's poorly done.  It isn't because it's badly written or the characters are flat or the animation is shoddy.  No... It’s because this anime could have been so much more than it turned out to be.  What frustrates me more than anything is the untapped potential of this show.  It just needed a little more polishing and... read more

bentobox's avatar by bentobox on Oct 3, 2011
Score 8/10

This is a peaceful, delightful little series filled with lots of love and warmth.  The soundtrack and artstyle compliment the story.  Delicate and sincere, this show is perfect for anyone looking for a touching story about a young girl who suddenly finds herself in a completely new culture. I found the series a bit nostalgic because I've been to Paris before.  That was the primary reason I... read more

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Ikoku Meiro no Croisée Special Web 2011
Ikoku Meiro no Croisée Picture Drama DVD Special 2011
Ikoku Meiro no Croisée: Yune & Alice DVD Special 2011

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Ikoku Meiro no Croisée 2007
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