Hana-Saku Iroha

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Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby Nya-chan Production » Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:48 pm

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AniDB wrote:* An original project produced as the P.A. Works studio's tenth anniversary work.

The story revolves around 16 year-old Matsumae Ohana, who begins working at a hot spring inn. Like most girls her age, she hopes and dreams of the future.


The name can be translated as "How to bloom a flower" - and it describes this piece well. Just a story of a young blooming girl. Slice of life / Daily drama.
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby post-it » Sun Apr 17, 2011 2:48 pm

.. not my cup-of-tea; not even silly!
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby mirkosp » Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:06 am

Nya-chan Production wrote:The name can be translated as "How to bloom a flower" - and it describes this piece well. Just a story of a young blooming girl. Slice of life / Daily drama.

This is somewhat reductive. The title is a word play that's lost in translation, and could be translated as "The colours of the blooming" (this is pretty much explained on the anime's site).
Iroha is the traditional ordering of the japanese syllabary, now overseeded by more modern criteria, and comes from a poem (the Iroha, in fact), which has a peculiar characteristic: it's written by using every traditional syllable of the japanese language and each only one time.
However iroha can also be transliterated as "iro wa/ha", thus obtaining "hana-saku iro wa/ha", where "iro" obviously stands for colour.
The intent of the authors was to use a metaphor with the blooming in the title to represent the maturation of the main character (o-hana, 緒花, "start/beginning/first flower"): just like flowers, originally just buds, change colour upon blooming, ohana too will mature and change her own "colours." :wink:

Anyway, really nifty show, would recommend. :up:
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby Nya-chan Production » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:02 am

Thanks to mirko for an insight into the name of the show O:
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby Chained(E)Studio » Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:32 pm

Last episode was a bit weird, ep 3 if you have seen =P
Though I still can't wait for more! Definitely turning out to be one of my favourites and I have only seen 3 out of.. like how many episodes 26? or something to come.. if it really is 26 I hope it doesn't get boring and repetitive... D'=
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby mirkosp » Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:56 pm

Bumping thread for awesome show that isn't getting the deserved attention. What's up with you guys?
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby Kosmit » Sun Jul 03, 2011 5:54 am

There was a thread for this and I missed it? THE SHAME! :oops:

Anyways, great series, one of my favourites from the spring season.
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby meleechampion » Sun Jul 03, 2011 5:09 pm

We had a thread for this? Nobody told me! I need to get caught up.
Re: Rules and Request Thread (read 1st before posting) 07/15 by meleechampion » Mon May 23, 2011 9:08 am

Hanasaku Iroha. It's kinda cute. I like it.
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby Kosmit » Mon Jul 04, 2011 5:41 am

Another episode and the show reminds me yet again why I love it so much. The characters are just so well written...
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby meleechampion » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:51 am

This only gets better.
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby [madaraxD] » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:15 pm

meleechampion wrote:This only gets better.

I have high expectations for this anime, I hope not disappoint me :D
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby Chained(E)Studio » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:17 pm

Still going on strong with this one! However, I am expecting something really bad to happen it seems way to happily going on if you know what I mean. Everyone has a problem then its fixed so fast... really like it though might end up in my top 10 favourite animes.
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby meleechampion » Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:26 am

Wait, WHO'S GETTING MARRIED?? ARRRRGH.

This is another happy show. :D
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby Kosmit » Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:32 pm

I laughed so hard at the True Tears reference in ep 20 :D
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Re: Hana-Saku Iroha

Postby post-it » Sun Sep 18, 2011 4:16 pm

Ep 25 - traditions & honor; what were' they thinking!

The art work is quite good, the focus on the family is ....
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