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The Great Passage / Fune o Amu

The Great Passage / Fune o Amu

Genres: drama
Themes: dictionary, editing, editor, iyashikei, publishing, workplace
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of Episodes: 11
Vintage: 2016-10-13

Plot Summary: Araki is a veteran editor for the dictionary department at the Genbu Shobō publishing company. He is looking for a successor now that he’s approaching retirement age. After Majime Mitsuya — a salesman who’s a poor talker — meets Masashi Nishioka — Araki’s coworker who is sociable and frivolous — Araki overhears their conversation and decides to recruit Majime into the department. The “odd couple” work together to compile a medium-sized Japanese dictionary titled “The Great Passage” (Daitokai).

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Fune wo Amu/The Great Passage Novel Gets TV Anime in October on Noitamina

posted on 2016-03-17 08:37 EDT
Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū’s Haruko Kumota designs original characters

Takahiro Sakurai, Hiroshi Kamiya, Maaya Sakamoto Star in Fune wo Amu/The Great Passage Anime

posted on 2016-08-18 06:35 EDT
Say, “I Love You”.'s Toshimasa Kuroyanagi directs October series at ZEXCS

Fune wo Amu/The Great Passage Anime’s 1st Trailer Streamed

posted on 2016-08-18 13:34 EDT
Noitamina show about a publishing company working on a dictionary to premiere in October

Great Passage Anime’s 2nd Promo Reveals Ending Theme Song

posted on 2016-09-01 12:52 EDT
Leola performs theme song for anime premiering in October on Noitamina

The Great Passage Reveals 5 More Cast Members, Opening Song, October 13 Debut

posted on 2016-09-08 10:40 EDT
Tetsuo Kaneo, Mugihito, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Chiwa Saitō, Yōko Hikasa join cast

The Great Passage Anime’s 3rd Promo Previews Opening Theme Song

posted on 2016-09-09 01:10 EDT
Anime adapting Shion Miura’s novel premieres on October 13

Sanrio Collaborates with “The Great Passage” for “Jisho-tans” Mascots

September 22, 2016 9:42pm CDT
Cute dictionary-based characters will provide trivia during episode breaks

Battery Anime Passes Baton to The Great Passage in Ad

posted on 2016-09-26 01:00 EDT
The Great Passage will premiere in Battery’s previous noitamina timeslot on October 13

“The Great Passage” Reveals New Key Visual for October Debut

October 03, 2016 8:54pm CDT
Latest entry in Fuji TV’s noitaminA programming block is based on a novel by Shion Miura

“The Great Passage” Episode 2 notice

“The Great Passage” Amazon Prime video!

“The Great Passage” Episode 3 notice

Amazon U.S. Confirms Streaming of The Great Passage Anime

posted on 2016-10-27 06:30 EDT
Amazon U.K.'s Prime Video service already streams new series

“The Great Passage” Episode 4 notice

“The Great Passage” Episode 6 notice

“The Great Passage” Episode 8 notice

“The Great Passage” Episode 5 notice

“The Great Passage” Episode 7 notice

“The Great Passage” Episode 9 notice

“The Great Passage” Episode 10 notice

“The Great Passage” 3rd PV

“The Great Passage” Episode 11 notice

Amazon U.S. Adds Placeholder Page for The Great Passage Anime

posted on 2017-01-12 03:00 EST