Blue Literature
Blue Literature

Genre

Animation,Horror,

First Aired

Oct 11, 2009

2009

Blue Literature

 

Network: NTV

Status:

Synopsis

The series consists of adaptations of six modern classics of Japanese literature: Osamu Dazai’s No Longer Human (Ningen Shikkaku) & Run, Melos! (Hashire, Melos!), Natsume Soseki’s Kokoro, Ryunosuke Akutagawa’s Hell Screen (Jigoku Hen) & The Spider's Thread (Kumo no Ito), and Ango Sakaguchi's In the Forest, Under Cherries in Full Bloom (Sakura no Mori no Mankai no Shita).

Seasons

  • 1

No Longer Human - Chapter 1: Double Suicide in Kamakura

Episode 1

A high school student becomes lost and alienated. Despondent and... Read more

No Longer Human - Chapter 2: Ghost

Episode 2

A high school student becomes lost and alienated. Despondent and... Read more

No Longer Human - Chapter 3: Society

Episode 3

A high school student becomes lost and alienated. Despondent and... Read more

No Longer Human - Chapter 4: New World

Episode 4

A high school student becomes lost and alienated. Despondent and... Read more

In the Forest, Under Cherries in Full Bloom - Chapter 1

Episode 5

A love story between a 12th-century woman and a mountain... Read more

In the Forest, Under Cherries in Full Bloom - Chapter 2

Episode 6

A love story between a 12th-century woman and a mountain... Read more

Kokoro - Chapter 1

Episode 7

A 1914 tale of a young man's life journey during... Read more

Kokoro - Chapter 2

Episode 8

A 1914 tale of a young man's life journey during... Read more

Run, Melos! - Chapter 1

Episode 9

An updated retelling of a classic Greek tale of the... Read more

Run, Melos! - Chapter 2

Episode 10

An updated retelling of a classic Greek tale of the... Read more

The Spider's Thread

Episode 11

The Buddha Shakyamuni chances to notice a cold-hearted criminal suffering... Read more

Hell Screen

Episode 12

A famous artist is commissioned by a great lord to... Read more

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