Genji Mongatari Sennenki Genji
Alternative Names:

源氏物語千年紀 Genji (Japanese)


The Tale of Genji

Country of Origin: Japan
Year Produced: 2009
Air Date: Jan 15, 2009 to Mar 26, 2009
Episodes: 11
Type: Series
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Genji Mongatari Sennenki Genji

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Plot Summary:
Born from a much loved, but lowly ranked concubine, Genji Hikaru is called the Shining Prince and is the beloved second son of the Emperor. Although he cannot be an heir to the throne of his father, Genji spends his life surrounded by every pleasure and love. And yet, his one longing in love is something that even the power of an Emperor can never give him.

Source: ANN
Extended Information

R - 17+

Running Time:
~22 min. per episode

Episode titles:
1. Shining Lord
2. Sixth Avenue
3. Twilight Beauty
4. Wisteria Pavilion
5. Karma
6. Hazy Moon
7. Lady Aoi
8. Sagano
9. Clouds
10. Treason
11. To Young Murasaki

Opening Theme:
"Hiyori Hime" by PUFFY

Ending Theme:
"Ai" by Kousuke Atari
"Koi 「恋」" by Kousuke Atari


Tezuka Productions
Tokyo Movie Shinsha

Production Staff:

Director: Osamu Dezaki
Screenplay: Osamu Dezaki, Tomoko Konparu
Music: S.E.N.S.
Character Design: Akio Sugino
Art director: Jirou Kouno
Animation director: Akio Sugino
Music Director: Seiji Suzuki
Original story: Murasaki Shikibu
Theme Song Performance: Kousuke Atari (ED), Puffy (OP)
Hikaru Genji (lead)Takahiro Sakurai
Tomokazu Sugita
Eriko Hirata
Sakiko Tamagawa
Yumiko Kobayashi
Kenyuu Horiuchi
Toshiko Fujita
Aya Endo
NarratorAya Endo