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Fune wo Amu

Fune wo Amu

Synopsis: Kouhei Araki, Veteran editor of the editorial division of the Genbu Publishing dictionary, plans to retire to better take care of his sick wife. However, before retiring, he must find a substitute to complete his last project: a new dictionary named The Great Passage. But no matter where he may seem, he can't find anyone properly, because doing a dictionary requires a wealth of patience, time and dedication.

Mitsuya Majime works in Genbu Publishing's sales division, but it has bad social skills and an inability to read the climate in most situations. Nevertheless, he stands out for having a word enthusiasm thanks to his love for reading and careful personality. It is these skills that attract Araki to him and lead him to offer a major position in the editorial department of the dictionary. While Majime accepts his new position, he finds himself unaware of his skills and wondering if he will fit his new co -workers. However, amid the vast sea of ​​words, the great passage will gather them.

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- Information
- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Fune wo Amu
  • Anime Name in Japanese: 舟を編む
  • Anime Name in English: The Great Passage
  • Other names: FuneAmu

Production information

  • Producers: Aniplex, Dentsu, Fuji TV, Kyoraku Industrial Holdings, Kansai Telecasting, Kobunsha
  • Licensors: Discotek Media
  • Studios: Zexcs

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 11
  • Date: October 14, 2016 - December 23, 2016 - Fridays on 0055 (JST)
  • Genres: Drama, romance, slice of life
  • Subjects: Desktop
  • Target: Seinen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.621
  • Popularity: 38676

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Fune wo Amu": 

  • The anime is based on a Japanese novel called "Fune Wo Amu" written by Shion Miura.
  • The story revolves around a group of people who work in a dictionary publisher and their journey to create a new dictionary.
  • The original title of the novel and anime, "Fune Wo Amu", means "weaving a ship" in Japanese, a metaphor for the process of creating a dictionary.
  • The anime was produced by Zexcs studio and directed by Toshimasa Kuroyanagi.
  • The anime opening theme song, titled "Shiokaze", was played by Japanese singer Taiiku Okazaki.
  • The anime was shown in Japan from October to December 2016 and had a total of 11 episodes.
  • The anime was well received by critics and fans, praised for its unique story and well -developed characters.
  • The original novel won the Japan fiction award in 2012 and was adapted to a live-action movie
  • The anime was licensed for English broadcast by Amazon Prime Video.
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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Fune wo Amu"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Mitsuya Majime (Takahiro Sakurai) - A shy young man who is passionate about words that is hired to work in a dictionary.
  • MASASHI NISHIOKA (Hiroshi Kamiya) - A Majime co -worker who is outgoing and popular among women.
  • Kaguya Hayashi (Maaya Sakamoto) - A writer who is hired to help elaborate the dictionary.
  • Midori Kishibe (Miyuki Sawashiro) - The chief editor responsible for the dictionary project.
  • Araki (Shouhei Kajikawa) - An intern who works with Majime and Nishioka.
  • MATSUMOTO (YOSHIKO SAKAKIBARA) - The head of the editorial department of the publisher responsible for the dictionary project.

Summary and events

  1. The protagonist, Mitsuya Majime, is hired as an editor of a dictionary at Genbu Shobo.
  2. He meets Masashi Nishioka, a co -worker who becomes his friend and partner in the dictionary project.
  3. They are introduced to Kouhehe Araki, a renowned lexicographer who retired from the publisher, but agrees to help them with the project.
  4. Majime begins to fall in love with Kaguya Hayashi, a young woman who works in a bookstore and is a rare book expert.
  5. The work in the dictionary continues, with Majime and Nishioka facing challenges such as the lack of resources and the pressure of the deadline.
  6. Araki dies suddenly, leaving Majime and Nishioka without his mentor and guide in the project.
  7. Majime and Kaguya start dating, but her relationship is shaken when she moves to England to study.
  8. The dictionary is finally completed and published, with Majime and Nishioka celebrating its realization.
  9. Majime and Kaguya meet again years later, when she returns to Japan, and rekindles her relationship.

What happens in the end?

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At the end of the Funes Manga Wo Amu, Majime and Kaguya get married and have a son. Majime becomes the editor-in-chief of Genbu Editora and continues to work on dictionary projects. The project of the Great Japanese Language Dictionary is finally completed and a great success. The story ends with Majime and Kaguya watching her son playing football and reflecting on how language is a powerful tool for connecting people.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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  • Fune wo Amu (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Fune wo Amu: Writer no Shiroi Ken (Nintendo 3DS)

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Meaning of Fune wo Amu

Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

  • 舟 (fune) - boat
  • を (wo) - direct object particle
  • 編む (amu) - weave, intertwine
The name of the anime "舟を 編む" (Fune Wo Amu) can be translated as "weaving a boat". The anime is based on the Japanese novel of the same name written by Shion Miura. The story revolves around a man named Majime Mitsuya, who is an introvert and passionate about words. He is recruited to work in a dictionary department, where his task is to edit a new dictionary called "The Great Passage". The anime explores the journey of Majime and his team as they face challenges and obstacles in the creation of the dictionary, while addressing topics such as friendship, passion and the importance of words.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Fune wo Amu has a total of 11 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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