Sakura Quest

Sakura Quest: Season 1

FUNimation (2017)
Animation, Comedy, Anime
English | Color
7.4

In the wake of a nationwide movement during the Bubble economy period, a small town in the countryside has revived its "mini-nation" tourism program; hiring five girls as travel ambassadors. The series will follow a year's time of the five girls as they work in the tourism agency of a small failing town in an effort to reinvigorate it.


Cast View all

Mikako Komatsu Sanae Kouzuki
Chika Anzai Maki Midorikawa
Reina Ueda Shiori Shinomiya
Ayaka Nanase Yoshino Koharu
Chiemi Tanaka Ririko Oribe
Hiro Shimono Takashi Yamada
Atsushi Ono Ushimatsu Kadota
Tomoyo Kurosawa Erika Suzuki
Konishi Katsuyuki Takamizawa
Daiki Hamano Mino
Nanako Mori Angelica
Maki Izawa Chitose Oribe
Vinay Murthy Sandal-san

Episodes View details

1 Off to Magical Manoyama 25 min | Apr 05, 2017

After being rejected in over 30 job applications, Yoshino Koharu finally gets an offer. She probably should have read the contract more carefully...

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
2 The Gathering of the Five Champions 25 min | Apr 12, 2017

Yoshino faces her first trial as queen: sell one thousand boxes of the tourist board's mistakenly-ordered snacks before their expiration date is up!

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
3 The Cry of the Mandrake 25 min | Apr 19, 2017

Yoshino investigates the town's passion for kabura, which leads to a strange showdown between their two kabura-based mascots!

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
4 The Lone Alchemist 25 min | Apr 26, 2017

The Queen and her Ministers come up with some exciting ideas to promote Manoyama wood-carving! Unfortunately, not all of the locals are thrilled.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
5 The Budding Yggdrasil 25 min | May 03, 2017

Yoshino recruits a local artist to help the team design a big project for Manoyama Sculpture. Meanwhile, Sanae reflects on her work and its meaning.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
6 The Rural Masquerade 25 min | May 10, 2017

A film crew has arrived to film a zombie movie. The Tourism Board attempts to cater to their demands while turning it into an opportunity to promote the town wherever possible. Maki is having issues with her own aspirations as an actress.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani, Shingo Irie
7 The Mansion in Purgatory 25 min | May 17, 2017

The movie shoot and all the activity in town forces Maki to further reflect on her acting aspirations, as well as her relationship with her father.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani, Shingo Irie
8 The Fairy's Recipe 25 min | May 24, 2017

Yoshino and the Ministers struggle to find the right dish for their new C-Rank Gourmet plan. Meanwhile, Shiori finds that her sister has a mysterious relationship with an old classmate.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani, Shingo Irie
9 The Lady's Scales 25 min | May 31, 2017

Shiori reveals her plan to bring together the Board of Merchants and the Tourism Board, along with the rest of the town.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani, Shingo Irie
10 The Dragon's Soft Spot 25 min | Jun 07, 2017

The singles in the local Community Club organize a matchmaking tour with women from the city, with Yoshino and the Ministers as tour guides.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
11 The Forgotten Requiem 25 min | Jun 14, 2017

The matchmaking tour continues! Meanwhile, Ririko investigates the tale of the town's dragon, and discovers some new things about herself in the process.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
12 The Dawn Guild 25 min | Jun 21, 2017

Yoshino and the Ministers prepare for the Kingdom of Chupakabura's Founding Festival, and are repeatedly surprised at who signs on to help out!

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani, Shingo Irie
13 The Marionette's Banquet 25 min | Jun 28, 2017

The day of the Founding Festival finally arrives. Will the help of the TV network pay off? How will it change Manoyama?

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani, Shingo Irie
14 The Queen, Convicted 25 min | Jul 05, 2017

It's summer break! Yoshino reunites with old friends and family when she visits her hometown. Maki and Sanae go back to Tokyo, while Shiori and Ririko work on a B and B proposal.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
15 The Queen's Return 25 min | Jul 12, 2017

A group of Spanish cryptid enthusiasts visit Manoyama in search of the Chupakabura. Meanwhile, Yoshino and the others work to find b and b's for Manoyama.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
16 The Harlequin on the Pond 25 min | Jul 19, 2017

Ushimatsu's desperate attempts to pull something from the pond reveal a dark past.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
17 The Sphinx's Antics 25 min | Jul 26, 2017

The Ministers begin their search for the festival treasures, and introduce some of the more remote seniors to the Internet.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani, Shingo Irie
18 Minerva's Saké Saucer 25 min | Aug 02, 2017

The seniors of Warabiya stage a revolt against the Kingdom of Chupakabura, and the Queen herself is taken hostage!

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
19 The Foggy Folklore 25 min | Aug 09, 2017

Maki receives a reply about her application for a role in a movie, and must once again reflect on her dreams. Meanwhile, Yoshino tries to figure out how the town can use one of their old, shut-down schools.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
20 The Phoenix in the Holy Night 25 min | Aug 16, 2017

The Ministers open up an old school to serve hot lunch, and come up with a new plan to promote the old building when that doesn’t go so well.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
21 The Pixie in the Town of Ice 25 min | Aug 23, 2017

Erika attempts to escape from Manoyama, but ends up staying with the Ministers. Meanwhile, Yoshino and Sanae try to gather support from shop owners for the Mizuchi Festival revival.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
22 The New Moon Luminarie 25 min | Aug 30, 2017

Erika continues her stay with the Ministers, and Shiori tries to convince her that Manoyama isn't such a bad place. Also, the hunt for the Golden Dragon comes to an exciting conclusion!

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
23 The Crystal of Melting Snow 25 min | Sep 06, 2017

Yoshino receives an offer from an Manoyama alumni to open a branch of the highly successful Belem bakery in the town. Many of the owners in the shopping district are unwilling to give up store space, as they still live above. Meanwhile, Kadota informs everybody of some unfortunate news.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
24 The Eternal Obelisk 25 min | Sep 13, 2017

Dark rumors of civic plotting abound as the revival of the Mizuchi Festival draws near.

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani
25 The Kingdom of Cherry Blossoms 25 min | Sep 20, 2017

Will the festival be a success? Will Mr. Kadota make it back in time for the play? What will Yoshino do when her contract expires?

Director: Soichi Masui
Writer: Masahiro Yokotani

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
704400019166 Blu-ray Disc 1 Jun 26, 2018