The Fruit of Grisaia

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  • TV-MA
  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.0  (1,161)

The Fruit of Grisaia is an anime television series that aired from 2014 to 2015. The show is an adaptation of a visual novel game of the same name developed by Front Wing. The anime was produced by 8bit Studios and distributed by Sentai Filmworks. The story follows Yuuji Kazami, a troubled young man with a dark past. He enrolls in Mihama Academy, a private school with only five female students, each with their own unique and tragic backstory. The school is run by the aloof and mysterious headmistress, who allows the students to have complete freedom and autonomy.

Despite the peaceful atmosphere of the school, Yuuji soon discovers that the girls are not as innocent as they may seem. Each of them is struggling to cope with their past traumas and emotional scars. Yuuji takes it upon himself to help the girls overcome their struggles and find a brighter future.

The series is divided into several story arcs, each focusing on one of the five main heroines. The first arc follows Sachi Komine, a timid and organized student who relies on a complex set of rules to maintain her sanity. The second arc features Michiru Matsushima, a bubbly and optimistic girl who hides her true feelings from others. The third arc introduces Amane Suou, a cheerful and carefree student who harbors a dangerous secret. The fourth arc centers on Yumiko Sakaki, a cold and distant girl with a troubled past. The final arc revolves around Makina Irisu, a brash and energetic girl who is struggling to come to terms with her true identity.

Throughout the series, Yuuji becomes intimately involved with each of the girls as he helps them confront their pasts and find a new sense of purpose in life. Along the way, he also uncovers dark secrets about the school and the mysterious organization that funds it.

The Fruit of Grisaia is a complex and emotional series that delves into themes such as trauma, mental illness, and the importance of human connection. Each of the heroines has a unique and heartbreaking backstory that is gradually revealed over the course of the series. The show is known for its intense and emotional scenes, as well as its beautiful animation and soundtrack.

The main character, Yuuji Kazami, is a complex and multifaceted protagonist. He is both stoic and caring, and his own troubled past gives him a unique perspective on the struggles of the girls he is helping. The voice acting for Yuuji, provided by Takahiro Sakurai, is particularly noteworthy. His performance perfectly captures the character's nuances and emotions.

The voice acting for the rest of the cast is also excellent, with Kaori Mizuhashi, Hiroko Taguchi, and other talented actors bringing the heroines to life. The animation is also top-notch, with beautifully detailed backgrounds and character designs.

Overall, The Fruit of Grisaia is a must-watch series for fans of emotional and character-driven anime. Its themes and characters are complex and nuanced, and the storytelling is both gripping and heartwarming. The show is a testament to the power of connection and human empathy, and it is sure to leave a lasting impression on those who watch it.

The Fruit of Grisaia is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (23 episodes). The series first aired on October 5, 2014.

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The Seed of Blanc Aile VI
23. The Seed of Blanc Aile VI
June 21, 2015
Tartarus, a gigantic, man-made island, floats on the Pacific Ocean. It is both the adversary of society, and the castle of Heath Oslo, Yuuji Kazami's mortal enemy. Oslo quietly awaits the moment Yuuji Kazami, the final key he needs to fulfill his ambitions, appears before him once more.
The Seed of Blanc Aile V
22. The Seed of Blanc Aile V
June 14, 2015
The Mihama girls have executed their intense getaway and have rescued Yuuji. Waiting at their goal is Kazuki Kazami, who lived as the core of Thanatos for a long time. This unexpected encounter leaves Yuuji and Amane unable to hide their surprise, but circumstances don't allow them time to savor their emotional reunion.
The Seed of Blanc Aile IV
21. The Seed of Blanc Aile IV
June 7, 2015
The international terrorist Heath Oslo uses nuclear weapons as a shield to threaten the nation. The nation plans to make Yuuji a human sacrifice in their dealings with Oslo. There is no other way to save Yuuji from this crisis but to rescue him as he is transferred from Ichigaya to Akasaka.
The Seed of Blanc Aile III
20. The Seed of Blanc Aile III
May 31, 2015
A formless supporter, "Thanatos," suddenly supports Amane and the others. "Her" objective is also to liberate and rescue Yuuji Kazami. Thanatos and the Mihama girls' interests align and begin preparing to execute their mission. The girls are perplexed by Thanatos's seemingly cryptic instructions that unfold via cell phone, but they bring the girls better results than they ever expected in bringing their goal to fruition.
The Seed of Blanc Aile II
19. The Seed of Blanc Aile II
May 24, 2015
After Yumiko gets in touch with the informant "Jimmy," she and the other girls at Mihama Academy learn that the current situation is even worse than they thought. Although they have lost Yuuji and have been driven from the academy, they secure a new base of operations and plan a rescue mission for him.
The Seed of Blanc Aile I
18. The Seed of Blanc Aile I
May 17, 2015
After Yuuji suddenly disappears, the girls at Mihama Academy notice him on the TV screen. What's more, it's being reported nationwide that he's a suspect in a terrorist plot which will likely turn into an international incident.
The Cocoon of Caprice IV
17. The Cocoon of Caprice IV
May 10, 2015
Yuuji moves forward on his path as a soldier to protect "an important woman": Asako. However, she leaves his side without waiting until he's reached maturity. Yuuji is yet again tormented by a sense of helplessness, but is saved by Asako's parting words and begins to be able to walk on his own two feet once more.
The Cocoon of Caprice III
16. The Cocoon of Caprice III
May 3, 2015
Yuuji goes to America to follow the same path as Asako, and through his rigorous military life meets and forms a deep bond with war buddies who go through the same joys and sorrows.
The Cocoon of Caprice II
15. The Cocoon of Caprice II
April 26, 2015
Asako's poor health begins to interfere with her work. Yuuji senses her change in condition, and as he covers for her, he starts to think he may have found his life's meaning. Asako tries to respect Yuuji's resolve, but JB, who watches over both of them closely, is apprehensive about Yuuji's attempts to return to that violent world.
The Cocoon of Caprice I
14. The Cocoon of Caprice I
April 19, 2015
Asako Kusakabe rescues a young Yuuji from terrorists on a certain mission. She has evaded death as a soldier time and time again, and on a whim decides to become Yuuji's guardian. Although she partially forces it, and despite her coworker JB's concerns, the awkward female soldier and young man begin to live under the same roof.
Where to Watch The Fruit of Grisaia
The Fruit of Grisaia is available for streaming on the Anime Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Fruit of Grisaia on demand at Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 5, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (1,161)