Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 14, 2011 to Apr 1, 2011
Premiered: Winter 2011
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:15 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, AIC, Dentsu, Fuji TV, Magic Capsule, Enterbrain, Fujipacific Music
Studios: AIC Classic
Genres: Drama, Romance, School, Seinen, Slice of Life
Duration: 23 min per ep
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Type: BD, Eng Sub
Characters & Voice Actors
ED1: “For You” by Rie Fu
ED2: “Itsudatte” by Daisuke (ep 11)
02: Hate, Hate, Despise
03: Romeo and Juliet
04: I Give You My Name
05: The End of Summer
06: Cultural Festival
07: Rosy Cheeks
09: Cool Girlfriend
10: 10 + 11
11: Forever a Wandering Son
Pleasantly surprised how good this turned out to be. Not the kind of thing I expected to be done well.
It’s almost unbelievable how real the characters feel. Who would have thought an anime could handle the topic of transegenderism this well?
Excellent slice of life that blends dramatic and lighthearted moments. It also explored gender identity issues in a praiseworthy way.
Utterly beautiful, in writing, in aesthetics, in sound, voice and tone. A deeply touching tale of gender, sexuality, youth and identity.
Wandering Son is an important story for obvious reasons, and a great story for ones that must be seen to be understood.
really sweet and interesting. characters feel genuine and you’ll genuinely feel for them and their struggles. chi is also GOLDEN.
The story isn’t phenomenal, but as I said, this is one of the best takes on gender identity in anime and a personal favourite of mine.