The Great Passage (TV series)

The Great Passage is a 2016 Japanese anime television series produced by Zexcs, adapted from the novel written by Shion Miura. The series was directed by Toshimasa Kuroyanagi and written by Takuya Satō, featuring original character designs by Haruko Kumota, adapted character designs by Hiroyuki Aoyama and music by Yoshihiro Ike; the anime aired between December 23, 2016 on Fuji TV's Noitamina block. The publication of a new dictionary called. Mitsuya Majime from publisher Genbu Shobo's sales department, has been recruited by the retiring editor of the dictionary department Kouhei Araki to succeed him due to his love and dedication to reading; the dictionary department is known internally as the "money-eating insect," but Mitsuya uses his perseverance and attachment to the words in order to become a great editor. Mitsuya Majime Voiced by: Takahiro Sakurai Majime is the main protagonist, he is a sales man for Genbu. He is a bookworm and has a hard time expressing his own feelings, though he does make a conscious effort of learning how to.

He has feelings for Kaguya, why he writes a confession letter for her and asks Nishioka to advice him regarding it. After the time skip, it is revealed that he has married her, has become the Chief editor of the Dictionary Editorial Department. Masashi Nishioka Voiced by: Hiroshi Kamiya Nishioka is a good looking and friendly guy, one of the editors at the Dictionary Editorial Department, before he gets transferred to the PR Department; when he first meets Majime he thinks that the latter is weird, but when they start working together they come to realize that their individual strengths complement each other. They become best friends. After the time skip, it is revealed that he has become the chief of the PR Department, that he tries to help out the Dictionary Editorial Department to make "The Great Passage" a success. Kaguya Hayashi Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto Kaguya is the granddaughter of Take, Majime's landlord, she responds favourably when Majime confesses to her. After the time skip it is revealed that she has married Majime, now owns her own restaurant.

Kōhei Araki Voiced by: Tetsuo Kanao He is the former Chief of the Dictionary Editorial Department who has decided to retire due to his wife's illness. He swears to Matsumoto-sensei that he would find someone worthy to take his place, after he brings Majime in, Matsumoto-sensei and he find Majime to be that, he becomes a part-time employee. Kaoru Sasaki Voiced by: Yoshiko Sakakibara Sasaki is the secretary of the Dictionary Editorial Department, she is a mild mannered woman. Midori Kishibe Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa Kishibe is a character, introduced after the time skip, she is transferred from the Northern Black Editorial Team, at first finds it difficult to adjust to her new role and environment. But with Nishioka's help she manages that, contributes to the completion and publication of "The Great Passage". Remi Miyoshi Voiced by: Chiwa Saitō Miyoshi works at the PR Department, is secretly in a relationship with Nishioka, with whom she went to High School. After the time skip, it is revealed that they have two daughters together.

Tomosuke Matsumoto Voiced by: Mugihito Matsumoto, or Matsumoto-sensei as he is called by the others, is a professor who serves in an advisory capacity for the compilation of "The Great Passage" at the Dictionary Editorial Department at Genbu. He is a wise and kindhearted man, who loves learning new words, which he writes down in a notebook he carries with him at all times. Take Voiced by: Ikuko Tani Take is Majime's landlord and Kaguya's grandmother, she is a gentle soul who times stays up late only to converse with Majime and offer him her leftovers. The anime premiered in the Noitamina programming block on Fuji TV on October 14, 2016, finished airing on December 23, 2016 with a total of 11 episodes; the opening theme was "Shiokaze" by Taiiku Okazaki, the ending theme was "I&I" by Leola. Amazon simulcasted the series on their Amazon Video service; the series will be released across two home video release volumes which are scheduled for release on January 25, 2017 and March 22, 2017, respectively.

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Ebrach is a community with market rights in the Upper Franconian district of Bamberg and the seat of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft of Ebrach. Ebrach lies between Würzburg in the west, it is located in the Steigerwald on the river Mittlere Ebrach. Ebrach’s main and namesake centre is by far the biggest of its Ortsteile with a population of 1,078; the market community furthermore has these outlying centres, each given here with its own population figure: Buch bei Ebrach: 55 Eberau bei Ebrach: 122 Großbirkach: 68 Großgressingen: 251 Hof bei Ebrach: 15 Kleinbirkach: 36 Kleingressingen: 40 Meierei bei Ebrach: 7 Neudorf bei Ebrach: 93 Schmerb: 4 Winkelhof: 6The community has five traditional rural land units, known in German as Gemarkungen, named Buch, Großbirkach, Großgressingen and Neudorf bei Ebrach, the same names as five of the constituent communities. The former Cistercian Kloster Ebrach was founded in 1127 as one of the first Cistercian monasteries east of the Rhine by Berno and Richwin von Eberau, Frankish noblemen.

In 1147, twelve monks from the mother monastery, moved here. In 1200, Abbot Hermann I set to work on building the church, finished in 1280, it is. More than 50 windows, 26 altars and, above the portal, a rose window adorn the building; the windows were newly painted in 1887. The organ, with its 36 stops, is hailed as a masterwork; the abbey was dissolved in 1803 in the course of Secularization. Since the Reichsdeputationshauptschluss of 1803, the community has belonged to Bavaria. Ebrach Abbey only fell under direct Imperial authority; until 1803, this had been disputed by the Hochstift of Würzburg. The abbey church became a parish church. Since 1851, the abbey buildings have served as a prison, nowadays known as Justizvollzugsanstalt Ebrach. Within municipal limits, 1,403 inhabitants were counted in 1900, 2,471 in 1970, 1,774 in 1987 and 2,017 in 2000. By 30 June 2007, the figure had fallen to 1,839; the mayor is Max-Dieter Schneider. In 2002 he became Alfons Keller’s successor; the community council is made up of 12 members, listed here by party or voter community affiliation, with the number of seats that each holds: Ebracher Neue Liste 3 seats CSU 3 seats SPD 3 seats Freie Wähler Ebracher Umland 2 seats Freie Wählerliste 1 seat Ebrach’s arms might heraldically be described thus: Party per fess downwards Or and gules, in Or a boar sable springing, in his mouth an abbot’s crozier argent bendwise, in gules a bend argent wavy.

Eisbach in the Steiermark, Austria Georgenthal in Thuringia In 1999, municipal tax revenue, converted to euros, amounted to €969,000 of which business taxes amounted to €353,000. Owing to the community’s location in the Steigerwald, wood is a significant economic factor. According to official statistics, there were 23 workers on the social welfare contribution rolls working in agriculture or forestry, 330 in producing businesses in 1998, in trade and transport 36. In other areas, 100 workers on the social welfare contribution rolls were employed, 476 such workers worked from home. In processing businesses and in construction there was one business each. Furthermore, in 1999, there were 52 agricultural operations with a working area of 1 077 ha, of which 766 ha was cropland and 310 ha was meadowland. Naturbad Justizvollzugsanstalt Ebrach Ebrach lies on Bundesstraße 22; the railway line to Bamberg has since been torn up. Ebrach Abbey St. Johanniskirche in Großbirkach Ebrach Summer Music Festival Ebracher Kirchweih In 1999, the following institutions existed in Ebrach: 50 kindergarten places with 36 children Primary school with 8 teachers and 142 pupils Steigerwaldschule with 35 teachers and 682 students Max Jobst, German composer Heinrich Aigner, German politician, MdB, MdEP Georg Sperber and specialized book author, lives in Ebrach.

He was from 1972 to 1998 leader of the Ebrach Forest Office. In June 2003, Ebrach was a staging point for the Deutschland Tour. Municipal association website