Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee

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  • 2009
  • 2 Seasons

Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee is a Japanese anime series produced by TV Tokyo. The show is based on the manga of the same name by Hiroyuki Asada. The show premiered in Japan in 2009 and consists of two seasons. The series follows the journey of a young boy named Lag Seeing, who dreams of becoming a Letter Bee. The anime is a twist of adventure, fantasy, and mystery.

The story takes place in a world called Amberground, a land with eternal night, inhabited by large insects called Gaichuu. The only way for humans to travel from one city to another is through the Bee Hive which controls a postal system for delivering letters by the Letter Bees.

The Letter Bees are a special group of individuals chosen by the government and given special powers to deliver letters across Amberground. Lag Seeing, the protagonist of the show, is a young boy who longs to become a Letter Bee to follow in the footsteps of his childhood hero Gauche Suede, a letter bee who saved his life and left a lasting impression.

Lag gets his chance to become a Letter Bee after meeting the current Bee, an enigmatic girl named Niche. Niche is a "mylee" or "dingo," which is a creature who acts as a partner and protector to Letter Bees. Together, the two embark on a journey to become Letter Bees and deliver letters that hold the key to the happiness of people they encounter on their travels.

The show is filled with interesting characters such as Valentine Soot, the head of the Bee Hive and Aria Link, a Letter Bee who is Lag's mentor. The antagonists of the series are the Reverse, a group of rebels who seek to overthrow the government and the Bee Hive.

The first season of Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee focuses on Lag's journey through the world of Amberground as he becomes stronger and develops his skills as a Letter Bee. Along the way, he meets a wide range of people who each have their own story to tell.

The second season of the anime takes place five years after the events of the first season. Lag is now a fully-fledged Letter Bee and has been tasked with delivering the most important letter of his career by Valentine Soot himself. The letter is addressed to a man known only as "the One Who Lingers in the Darkness," and Lag is tasked with delivering it to him in order to prevent disaster.

Throughout the second season, Lag must deal with the betrayal of people he once trusted, including his mentor Aria Link. He also uncovers secrets that have long been kept hidden and confronts the Reverse once and for all.

The animation of Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee is impressive and includes a mix of both 2D and 3D animation. The character designs are unique and the backgrounds are beautifully rendered, giving the show a distinct visual style.

The voice acting in the anime is excellent and helps to bring the characters to life. Ayumi Fujimura, who voices Lag, does an outstanding job of portraying the emotions of the character, while Miyuki Sawashiro's portrayal of Niche perfectly captures the character's quirky personality.

Overall, Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee is a fantastic anime that combines adventure, fantasy, and mystery in a unique and entertaining way. The characters are well developed, the story is engaging, and the animation is top-notch. Whether you're a fan of anime or just looking for a new show to watch, Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee is definitely worth checking out.

Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (69 episodes). The series first aired on September 28, 2009.

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In Akatsuki
48. In Akatsuki
March 14, 2011
During the battle with the gaichuu, the ground underneath the Hill of Prayer suddenly collapses, and Lag and Noir fall down into the caves below. Lag tries again to return Gauche's heart, but...
The Lost Shindan
43. The Lost Shindan
February 5, 2011
Zazie finds out where the Cabernet ended up, but also finds a Reverse cell nearby at Shark Cape. There Zazie clashes with a Marauder who calls himself Jeel. Zazie shoots his shindan that consists of his malice, Blue Thorn, into Jeel, but Jeel's deep seated hatred for the Amberground government renders it ineffective and Zazie is cornered. On the other side, Lag heads toward Shark Cape after r...
Truth and Lies
42. Truth and Lies
January 29, 2011
Garrard and Valentine, who came from Akatsuki, will go to any lengths to find Noir, even interrogating Sylvette. When Lag hears this, he tries to do something to make sure Sylvette doesn't get wrapped up in it all. However, Noir, now reunited with Roda, arrive at what was once a Reverse base. There, Garrard and Valentine along with Lag appear. Lag tries to bring Noir back with him, but he sa...
Roda, Wanders
41. Roda, Wanders
January 22, 2011
Torn apart from Noir, Roda chases after him to Yuusari Central, but when she sees Noir happily spending time together with Lag and Sylvette, she becomes distraught and her feelings fall into confusion. Just then, Roda is rescued from some men up to no good by Sarah and Hunt. Once acquaintances of Lag, Connor, and Zazie, they've begun living new lives in Central. Sarah works at an employment a...
Welcome Home
40. Welcome Home
January 15, 2011
After the effect of being shot with Lag's letter bullet, Noir has awakened back as Gauche Suede. Lag asks Largo and Thunderland Jr. to allow Gauche to go home to the waiting Sylvette, and somehow gets permission for it. However, Largo and Thunderland Jr. can't help but shake off a certain feeling...
The Day of Flicker
39. The Day of Flicker
January 8, 2011
Aria and Niche final make it to Houdai's house. Aria tries to hand over the letter right away, but is injured when Houdai suddenly attacks her. But Aria doesn't flinch, and tries to convince him by talking about how a person dear to her lost something important on the Day of Flicker. Houdai hears this, lets them into his house, and begins to tell the story of his memories of the incident that...
Light Shines on the Darkness
37. Light Shines on the Darkness
December 18, 2010
The fight between Lag and Noir continues, and Zazie comes back to help after sending Wasiolka to report. Just then a ton of swarming type gaichuu, Lao-Lao, come to attack. Lag and Zazie do their best to fight the gaichuu, but the huge numbers and lack of dingos to back them up makes it a tough battle. But then a trusty ally appears, and finally it's time for Lag to shoot that Letter Bullet!
Cabernet Attacks
36. Cabernet Attacks
December 11, 2010
Sunny is ordered to put poison in the cookies that she bakes in the Abbey for Connor by the Abbess. Sunny is shocked at the order... Meanwhile, Connor is shocked when he sees Lag fighting with Roda and realises that the girl he fell in love with was actually a member of Reverse. And during all the confusion, a giant gaichuu Cabernet comes to attack!
Veritably Abbey
35. Veritably Abbey
December 4, 2010
With the wounded Niche left in the "Garden of Spirits" which the Maka protects, Lag runs into Zazie on his way back to the Bee Hive, and they stop by the town of Lament where Connor is. There, the two of them are surprised to find Connor collapsed, but it was because he'd eaten too many cookies from a nun named Sunny. Lag witnesses Roda, Noir's dingo, picking up a delivery of letters at the A...
200 Years of Solitude
34. 200 Years of Solitude
November 27, 2010
200 years ago, Niche and her twin sister were shunned as cursed, and were eventually disposed of. Thrown into a river, with the most precious thing in the world, her sister, split apart from her, she matured all on her own, and has lived together with the Maka ever since. When Niche finally encounters her, she has no recollection of what happened, and instead protects Lag, a "human." Shocked ...
Blue Notes Blues
33. Blue Notes Blues
November 20, 2010
Lag visits the town of Blue Notes Blues, steeped in the legend of the Maka, the mysterious creature deeply connected to Niche. The people in town witnessed someone like Noir heading into a cave, however the Mayor, Khari Tonov, tells them that cave is where the Maka lives and is dangerous, and entry is forbidden no matter who it may be. But despite this, at Niche's suggestion, Lag heads toward...
Film Noir
32. Film Noir
November 13, 2010
A person spotted Noir up in the northern reaches of Yodaka. Lag is ordered by the Bee-Hive Master Largo Lloyd to find out what Noir is up to, and he heads there with Niche and Steak. There he discovers a shell of what looks like a giant gaichuu, as well as a used cartridge which Noir left behind. Lag shoots his own shindan into the cartridge!
31. Dolly
November 6, 2010
Sylvette receives a fan letter addressed to her from a girl named M. Croce, asking her to make a doll that looks like her to give to her brother who will be leaving his hometown to work in a coal mine shortly. The doll maker, Sylvette, hurries to make the doll, and after spending all night, heads out the next morning to deliver it. Lag is worried and goes with her, but the two of them are ti...
Reverse World
30. Reverse World
October 30, 2010
Two inspectors from the capital, Akatsuki, come to the Bee Hive. Caribs Garrard and his dingo, Hazle Valentine. They came to investigate a string of letter robberies happening to the south. During one of them, Moc Sullivan is attacked, and the letters he was carrying fall into a ravine. Garrard suspects that there's someone on the inside for Reverse, since they know so much about the Letter ...
Wilderness Imagery Lighthouse
29. Wilderness Imagery Lighthouse
October 23, 2010
"Get away from here"... The boy Lugh works together with an old man he calls "Grandpa" in an imagery lighthouse built out in the wilderness, but he keeps hearing voices from somewhere. Around the same time, Jiggy Pepper is passing by the area on a delivery, and notices that a Gaichuu, Korona, has made a nest on top of the imagery lighthouse. Riding his "iron horse" up the imagery lighthouse, ...
The Hydrangea Colored Picture-Letter
28. The Hydrangea Colored Picture-Letter
October 16, 2010
One day, while on a delivery to a certain mansion, Lag is asked by Ray Attlee the owner of the mansion, to search for the person who sent a picture-letter to her. Ray says that the pictures in the letters reminded her of her hometown, and gave her the will to continue to live on and fight her illness. Lag, after being called a "Letter Specialist" by Ray, decides not to rely on his shindan tha...
Underwear and Bread
27. Underwear and Bread
October 9, 2010
Niche thinks she has failed at being Lag's dingo, so she runs away from home with her pet(?) Steak. Worried, Lag and Connor head out to search for Niche. However Niche, hungry and wandering aimlessly around town, sneaks into the bread and weapons shop Sinners and tries to finally cook Steak, but the Gobenis catch her in the act.
Where to Watch Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee
Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee is available for streaming on the TV Tokyo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    September 28, 2009