Hikaru no Go

Hikaru no Go

Oct. 10, 2001
Country:
Duration: 23 min/episode
Rated: TV-G
Status: Ended

Seasons and episodes

3Season 3Dec. 11, 2002
2Season 2May. 15, 2002
1Season 1Oct. 10, 2001

Cast

Tomoko Kawakami
Hikaru Shindō
Sanae Kobayashi
Akira Toya
Reiko Takagi
Yoshitaka Waya
Makoto Tsumura
Kimihiro Tsutsui
Kenichi Suzumura
Isumi Shinichirou
Keiji Fujiwara
Seiji Ogata
Yuu Asakawa
Yuki Mitani
Eizo Tsuda
Kouyou Touya
Susumu Chiba
Fujiwara no Sai

Synopsis

Hikaru Shindō is just a normal 12-year-old boy, but one day he's rummaging through his grandfather's things to see if he can find something to sell and pulls out an old go board. A ghostly apparition appears out of the board and tells Hikaru his sad story. His name is Fujiwara no Sai, a man who was a go instructor to the emperor of Japan a thousand years ago. However, because of the bad sportsmanship of his opponent during a game, Sai was accused of cheating and banished from the city. With no livelihood or any other reason to live, Sai committed suicide by drowning himself. Now, he haunts a go board, and wants to accomplish the perfect go game, called the "Hand of God" which he hopes to do through Hikaru. If Hikaru will be able to do it or not (or even wants to) will have to be seen.

Original titleヒカルの碁
First air dateOct. 10, 2001
Last air dateMar. 26, 2003
Seasons3
Episodes75
IMDb Rating8.31 284 votes
TMDb Rating7.77124 votes

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