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Slice of Life Saki + Saki Achiga Hen

Discussion in 'Anime Discussion' started by Crystal, September 23, 2012.

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    Miyanaga Saki is a high school freshman who doesn’t like mahjong. Ever since she was a child, she would lose her New Year’s gift money during her family mahjong game. If she won, her parents would be upset, and if she lost, well, she lost. As a result, she’s learned to play in such a way that her score always remains plus/minus zero: not good enough to win, but not bad enough to lose. When we meet her, she’s being dragged to her school’s mahjong club by an old friend. How will a girl who hates mahjong, yet has become adept at the game as a result of her upbringing, survive in this environment?

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    The Achiga Girls' Academy in Nara once defeated regional mahjong powerhouse Bansei High School. It advanced into the national team semifinals but lost to the eventual champion, and the mahjong club was later disbanded.

    Six years later, elementary school student Shizuno Takakamo befriends transfer student Nodoka Haramura. The two eventually enter Achiga Girls', but Nodoka transfers out of the school in the second year.

    When Shizuno sees Nodoka on television the following year as the national middle school individual mahjong champion, she decides to revive Achiga's mahjong club.

    Saki is my favorite my anime of all time (yep all time) because #1 its different from other animes + what animes have Mahjong in it nowadays. Saki can be watched by anyone (Even if they dont know how to play Mahjong) sooo if you want to watch a very interesting anime id give Saki a shot (Ive made Vigon/Yansky/Fruit watch it and they all liked it :-P)