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Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East (2013)
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Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East (2013)
Original name: 八犬伝 ―東方八犬異聞―
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East is a Japanese manga series by Miyuki Abe based on the epic novel series Nansō Satomi Hakkenden. An anime adaptation of the manga, produced by Studio Deen, premiered on January 5, 2013. A second season has been announced to premiere summer 2013.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, tense, exciting
Plot: survival, village, plague, destiny, village life, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, siblings relations, family in crisis, boy, church
Place: japan

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