March Comes in Like a Lion

March Comes in Like a Lion (2016)

  • Genre: Animation, Drama, Comedy
  • First Air Date: 2016-10-08
  • Last Air Date: 2018-03-31
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 44
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 25 min.
  • Production Company: SHAFT
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Networks: NHK G
star 8.1/10
From 66 Ratings


Rei is a 17-year old professional shōgi player, who lives by himself, not having a real family, and has scarcely any friends. Among his acquaintances is a family, which consists of a young woman, Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, and who also keep a numerous number of cats.

  • Keywords: depression, sports, competition, bullying, dysfunctional family, coming of age, slice of life, tournament, based on manga, family, game, school life, seinen, anime, shogi
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    March Comes in Like a Lion Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 2016-12-29
    1 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2016-10-08
    22 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 2017-10-14
    22 Episodes

    March Comes in Like a Lion Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Rei Kiriyama / The Town Along the River25 min
    Season 1Episode 2Akari / Beyond the Bridge25 min
    Season 1Episode 3Harunobu / Beyond the Night Sky25 min
    Season 1Episode 4Hina / V.S.25 min
    Season 1Episode 5Agreement / Over the Cuckoo's Nest25 min
    Season 1Episode 6Child of God (Part 1-3)25 min
    Season 1Episode 7Important Things, Important Matters / Teach Me How to Play Shogi25 min
    Season 1Episode 8Image / Distant Thunder25 min
    Season 1Episode 9Distant Thunder (Part 2) / Distant Thunder (Part 3)25 min
    Season 1Episode 10Something Given (Part 1) / Something Given (Part 2)25 min
    Season 1Episode 11The Old Year / The New Year25 min
    Season 1Episode 12What Lies on the Opposite Shore / Black River (Part 1)25 min
    Season 1Episode 13Black River (Part 2) / Beyond the Door25 min
    Season 1Episode 14Blinding Darkness / Just a Little Water25 min
    Season 1Episode 15Moonlight / Lump of Ego25 min
    Season 1Episode 16Running Through the Night / Middle of the Slope25 min
    Season 1Episode 17Silver Thread / Water's Surface / Base of the Blue Night25 min
    Season 1Episode 18Torrent / Passing Time25 min
    Season 1Episode 19Passing the Night / Kyoto (Part 1)25 min
    Season 1Episode 20Kyoto (Part 2) / Kyoto (Part 3)25 min
    Season 1Episode 21When the Cherry Blossoms Bloom / Small Murmur25 min
    Season 1Episode 22New School Term / Fighter25 min
    Season 2Episode 1Setting Sun / Ramune25 min
    Season 2Episode 2Chaos / Kumakura25 min
    Season 2Episode 3June / Ladybug Bush (Part 1)25 min
    Season 2Episode 4Ladybug Bush (Part 2) / Ladybug Bush (Part 3) / Feelings25 min
    Season 2Episode 5Feelings (Continued) / Confession25 min
    Season 2Episode 6Small World / Letter25 min
    Season 2Episode 7Start of the Rainy Season / Hachiya25 min
    Season 2Episode 8Midday Moon / Adventurers25 min
    Season 2Episode 9Kingdom (Part 1) / Kingdom (Part 2)25 min
    Season 2Episode 10Silver Wing / River Scenery25 min
    Season 2Episode 11Where the Sun Shines / Small World25 min
    Season 2Episode 12Black Mist / Light25 min
    Season 2Episode 13Small Palm / In the Sun25 min
    Season 2Episode 14Flowing Away / White Storm (Part 1)25 min
    Season 2Episode 15White Storm (Part 2) / White Storm (Part 3) / White Storm (Part 4)25 min
    Season 2Episode 16White Storm (Part 5) / Restart25 min
    Season 2Episode 17Burnt Fields (Part 1) / Burnt Fields (Part 2)25 min
    Season 2Episode 18Burnt Fields (Part 3) / Burnt Fields (Part 4)25 min
    Season 2Episode 19Being Here / Summer Vacation (Part 1)25 min
    Season 2Episode 20Summer Vacation (Part 2) / New Year25 min
    Season 2Episode 21Passing Time / Spring Comes25 min
    Season 2Episode 22Extra Chapter: The Other House / Child of March Town25 min
    • Kengo Kawanishi

      as Rei Kiriyama (voice)
    Camera Rei Egami Director of Photography
    Production Jun Sakata Producer
    Production Kazuhiko Yusa Producer
    Production Miku Ooshima Producer
    Art Yumi Shimizu Prop Designer
    Writing Chica Umino Comic Book
    Art Seiki Tamura Art Direction
    Sound Toshiki Kameyama Sound Director
    Visual Effects Nobuhiro Sugiyama Character Designer
    Sound Yukari Hashimoto Original Music Composer
    Directing Akiyuki Simbo Series Director
    Directing Kenjirou Okada Series Director
    Visual Effects Izumi Takizawa Color Designer
    Visual Effects Yasuko Watanabe Color Designer
    Editing Rie Matsubara Editor
    Sound Masaharu Yamanouchi Music Producer
    Art Yasuhiro Nakura Art Designer
    Sound Takuya Hasegawa Sound Effects
    Visual Effects Yasuhiro Nakura Layout Supervisor
    Production Akiko Yodo Producer
    Production Ryo Tomoda Producer
    Production Fuminari Fukino Producer
    Sound Kohei Yoshida Sound Recordist
    Art Kohei Nawata Title Designer