Eleven Arts, 2018
Benio’s aptitude for martial arts, her strong will, and her dedication to her friends is what made her such an icon in the original [1975 to 1977] manga
Director Furuhashi Kazuhiro is one of the most established anime directors in the industry. His works include the beloved Rurouni Kenshin series, Hunter × Hunter, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, and Dororo among many others.
During the Taisho era of 1918, 17-year-old Hanamura Benio thrives on bucking tradition. As a boisterous and quarrelsome tomboy, Miss Hanamura leads a life of kendo and tree-climbing adventure with her best friends Tamaki and Ranmaru. Benio is determined to find love on her own, though her family has other plans. She encounters tests of love, independence, and friendship during wartime.
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