Genji Monogatari Sennenki

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Genji Monogatari Sennenki
源氏物語千年紀 Genji
(Genji Monogatari Sennenki Genji)
GenrePsychological, Romance
Anime television series
Directed byOsamu Dezaki
StudioTezuka Productions
TMS Entertainment
Original networkFuji TV (Noitamina), Kansai TV, Kochi Sun Sun Broadcasting, Inc., Niigata Sogo Television, Television Nishinippon Corporation, Tokai TV, TV Kumamoto
Original run January 15, 2009 March 26, 2009
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Genji Monogatari Sennenki: Genji (源氏物語千年紀 Genji, lit. "The Tale of Genji: A Millennium-Old Journal: Genji") is a Japanese anime adaptation of The Tale of Genji. Originally, it was meant to be an anime adaptation of Waki Yamato's The Tale of Genji manga, but the director decided to make it a direct adaptation of the original tale. The anime is directed by Osamu Dezaki.[1] The series premiered on Fuji TV on January 15, 2009.[2]


The series uses two pieces of theme music. The opening theme is "Hiyori Hime" by Puffy AmiYumi, while "Koi" (, lit. "Love") by Kousuke Atari is the series' ending theme.[3]

Soundtrack CDs[edit]

On February 25, 2009, Sony Music Entertainment released an animation soundtrack CD for Genji Monogatari Sennenki by S.E.N.S. Project and a single for the opening theme of Genji Monogatari Sennenki, "Hiyori Hime" by Puffy AmiYumi.[4][5] On March 25, 2009, Sony Music Entertainment released a soundtrack CD for the ending theme of Genji Monogatari Sennenki, "Koi" by Kousuke Atari.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dezaki's The Tale of Genji Anime to Debut in January". Anime News Network. 2008-11-10. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
  2. ^ "Dezaki's The Tale of Genji Anime Commercial Posted". Anime News Network. 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
  3. ^ a b "Koi". Retrieved 2009-04-14.
  4. ^ "Genji Monogatari Sennenki Genji Original Soundtrack". Retrieved 2009-04-14.
  5. ^ "Hiyori Hime [Regular Edition]". Retrieved 2009-04-14.

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