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Being born under a wealthy family in a city where art forms such as paintings and sculptures are popular, naturally, Arte grew fond of it and loved drawing since her earliest memories. However, as soon as she decides to pursue her dream of becoming a painter, she faces opposition from all sides in an age where it's not acceptable for women to become artists. Arte is faced then with the biggest decision of her life.
A human drama about a young girl in pursuit of her dreams during the Renaissance. This heartfelt tale of perseverance and hard work in the face of setbacks resonates with the strong desire to pursue dreams of many.
Characters & Voice Actors List
Voice Actor: Mikako Komatsu
The heir of the noble Spalletti household of Florence. Sometimes reckless and competitive, she is a hard worker. Since a child, her parents had her learn different disciplines, but she ends up falling in love and becomes completely absorbed by a single one, painting. Against her mother's will, and decided to turn her dream of becoming a painter into reality, Arte sets out to become Leo's disciple.
Voice Actor: Katsuyuki Konishi
The owner of the atelier where Arte works. A strict and blunt man who perceives Arte in accordance with her skills regardless of her genre. He decides to take her as an apprentice as her earnest attitude reminds him of his young self.
Voice Actor: Junya Enoki
Arte's comrade who works at a different atelier. His gentle and caring personality comes from the fact he grew up getting along with his siblings. He becomes interested in Arte when she refuses to be helped by him, explaining she doesn't want to be treated as "special".
Voice Actor: Sayaka Ohara
A Cortigiana (high-class prostitute). Commissioned a self-portrait at Leo's atelier, from which she's a frequent customer. She takes a liking to Arte due to her efforts, becoming her ally and helping her out throughout her journey.
Voice Actor: Kiyono Yasuno
A Seamstress. Daughter of farmers, starter her craft from the time she was 11. At first, she's jealous of Arte for her aristocrat background, however, earns her respect by seeing her hard work. Arte teaches her how to read and write.
Voice Actor: Kosuke Toriumi
Nobleman and skilled merchant from Venezia, younger brother of the head of the Faliero family. Affectionate towards his niece Katarina. Bewitched by the talent of Arte, he proposes that she becomes Katarina's tutor.
Voice Actor: M・A・O
Daughter of the noble Faliero family of Venezia and Yuri's niece. Starts to learn etiquette classes from Arte upon request of Yuri. She likes cooking.
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Three Episode Impressions
In these 3 episodes, we see how difficult it was for a girl with big dreams to be taken seriously, and just how stubborn and determined Arte is about her art. Apparently, love is going to play a big role in this story too, whether Arte ends up with her master Leo or her new friend Angelo. Another reason to watch this show is the beautiful Florentine scenery! All in all, Arte is definitely worthy of your time, so don't hesitate and give it a go as soon as you can.