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People who added this item 31 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Ao Haru Ride (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Episodes: 12
Studio: Production I.G.



Yoshioka Futaba has a few reasons why she wants to "reset" her image & life as a new high school student. Because she's cute, she was ostracized by her female friends in junior high, and because of a misunderstanding, she couldn't get her feeling across to the one boy she has ever liked, Tanaka-kun.

Now in high school, she is determined to be as unladylike as possible so that her friends won't be jealous of her. While living her life this way contentedly, she meets Tanaka-kun again, but he now goes under the name of Mabuchi Kou. He tells her that he felt the same way as she did when they were younger, but now things can never be the same again. Will Futaba be able to continue her love that never even started from three years ago?
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Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 12 (15 min.)
Studio: Lantis



The story depicts the work-life of a perverted mangaka, Aito Yuuki, and his assistant, Ashisu Sahoto. Constantly pressured by his editor and lacking experience with girls, Aito asks Ashisu to act as a reference.
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People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
D-Frag! (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 12
Studio: Brains Base



Kazama Kenji likes to believe he is something of a delinquent. Moreover, others seem to like to agree that he is. Of course, Kenji's gang finds their way to a group of four not-so-normal girls—Chitose, Sakura, Minami and Roka—and all at once, whatever reputation he may have is nothing compared to the outrageous behavior of the girls. Shanghaied into joining their club, what will happen to his everyday life from that point on?
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People who added this item 38 Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 12
Studio: Doga Kobo



High school student Chiyo Sakura has a crush on schoolmate Umetarou Nozaki, but when she confesses her love to him, he mistakes her for a fan and gives her an autograph. When she says that she always wants to be with him, he invites her to his house and has her help on some drawings. Chiyo discovers that Nozaki is actually a renowned shoujo manga artist named Sakiko Yumeno. She then agrees to be his assistant in order to get closer to him. As they work on his manga, they encounter other schoolmates who assist them or serve as inspirations for characters in the stories.
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People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Comedy, Fantasy
Episodes: 5
Studio: Shaft
Preceded by: Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogatari, Nekomonogatari, Monogatari Series: Second Season



Hanamonogatari features Suruga Kanbaru and is set after Koyomi Araragi graduates from high school.
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People who added this item 41 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.9
Haikyuu!! (2014)
Genre: Sports, Comedy, Drama
Episodes: 25
Studio: Production I.G.



A chance event triggered Shouyou Hinata's love for volleyball. His club had no members, but somehow persevered and finally made it into its very first and final regular match of middle school, where it was steamrolled by Tobio Kageyama, a superstar player known as "King of the Court." Vowing revenge, Hinata applied to the Karasuno High School volleyball club... only to come face-to-face with his hated rival, Kageyama!
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 13
Studio: Hoods Entertainment



Hatate Sota is a high school boy, who has an ability to visualize "flags" for future events such as "death flag," "friendship flag," and "romance flag." Despite the flag-viewing ability, he avoids making friends with others due to a trauma he experienced in a ship submergence accident. Four beautiful girls get interested in his strange way of living, and they begin to live with him at the school dorm by force.
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Genre: Comedy, Action
Episodes: 12
Studio: Genco



The comedy centers around a high school boy named Madanbashi Kouichi who has Hi-ERo particles, the power source to operate the robotic weapon Daimidaler.

With the help of Sonan Kyouko from the mysterious Prince Beauty Parlor organization, he stands up against the Penguin Empire that troubles humanity.
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People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 12
Studio: Doga Kobo



Kobeni Yonomori is a high school girl who lives with her mother and older sister Benio. Upon turning sixteen, Kobeni is shocked to learn that, due to an arrangement by her late grandfather, she is engaged to a boy named Hakuya Mitsumine who, along with his little sister Mashiro, come to live with Kobeni. As Kobeni spends time adjusting to this new family, she learns there is more to Hakuya and Mashiro than meets the eye.

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People who added this item 30 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Nisekoi (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 20
Studio: Shaft



Raku Ichijou is an average high school student. He also happens to be the sole heir to the head of a Yakuza Family called the Shuei-gumi. Ten years ago, Raku made a promise... a secret promise with a girl he met. They promised one another that they will "get married when they reunite." Since then, Raku never let go of the pendant the girl gave him.

Then one day, a beautiful girl named Chitoge Kirisaki transfers into Raku's class. Their chemistry was more than off. There was not a moment where they were not fighting. But by a weird turn of events, Raku and Chitoge agree to become fake lovers. Although his heart is really interested in his classmate Kosaki Onodera, Raku must continue pretending to be Chitoge's boyfriend
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People who added this item 87 Average listal rating (57 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Episodes: 12
Studio: Madhouse



The story of No Game, No Life centers around Sora and Shiro, a brother and sister whose reputations as brilliant NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) hikikomori (shut-in) gamers have spawned urban legends all over the Internet. These two gamers even consider the real world as just another "crappy game." One day, they are summoned by a boy named "God" to an alternate world. There, God has prohibited war and declared this to be a world where "everything is decided by games"—even national borders. Humanity has been driven back into one remaining city by the other races. Will Sora and Shiro, the good-for-nothing brother and sister, become the "Saviors of Humanity" on this alternate world? "Well, let's start playing.
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People who added this item 116 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 8
Noragami (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Episodes: 12
Studio Bones



Yato is a minor deity who lacks even a single shrine. In order to build his own shrine and gain recognition as a god, he scrawls his cell number on the wall of a downtown bathroom telling people he will help them in exchange for a 5-yen offering, becoming a self-styled "delivery god." Hiyori, the daughter of a respectable family, is almost killed in a traffic accident, but is rescued by Yato. This causes her to become a "hanyou," a person who can exit her body in soul form. She chases Yato down, and they begin to work together to help Yato be recognized. Yato also finds a boy named Yukine who becomes a Regalia, a "sacred treasure" that can be used by a god as a weapon to fight. The three of them battle phantoms who bring harm to humans as Yato's dark hidden history is gradually revealed.
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People who added this item 63 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.7
Genre: Drama, Sports
Episodes: 11
Studio: Tatsunoko Productions



Five ping pong prodigies learn to navigate the harsh climate of competitive sport and the even more frightening realm of self realization.
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People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.8
Pupipo! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Episodes: 15 (5 min.)
Studio: AIC+



Himeji Wakaba is a 5th year elementary school student, and she has the ability to see things that others can't. They are mostly frightening evil spirits, and they tend to do bad things to people who are close to her. As a result, Wakaba has no friends and rarely smiles. On a couple of occasions, she brings home stray animals, but her parents won't let her keep them. However, they're worried about their sad, creepy daughter, so one day they decide that whatever Wakaba brings home next, they'll let her keep.

The next thing she brings home is a pink monster called "Pupipo", but her parents stand by their decision and let her keep it. No one is quite sure what Pupipo is, but it protects Wakaba from the other things she sees. Pupipo also helps Wakaba make friends with an occult-obsessed transfer student and solve problems with bullying. Wakaba's life is a much better place with her pet pink monster!
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Episodes: 12
Studio: A-1 Pictures



What does it take to conquer the world?! Every leader of the past has thought of it... but all they have done was to merely dream of its greatness. World domination... nobody has been able to achieve it. Until one little girl by the name of Kate Hoshimiya came along. Kate Hoshimiya will shock the world! How was she able to carry out such a magnificent stunt? So frightful! So glorious! Could this be... the Zvezda Plot?! Let the light of our great Zvezda shine upon this land far and wide!
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People who added this item 53 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
Space Dandy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Episodes: 26
Studio: Bones



Space Dandy is a dandy guy, in space! This dreamy adventurer with a to-die-for pompadour travels across the galaxy in search of aliens no one has ever laid eyes on. Each new species he discovers earns him a hefty reward, but this dandy has to be quick on his feet because it's first come, first served! Accompanied by his sidekicks, a rundown robot named QT and Meow the cat-looking space alien, Dandy bravely explores unknown worlds inhabited by a variety of aliens. Join the best dressed alien hunter in all of space and time as he embarks on an adventure that ends at the edge of the universe!
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Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 21 (10 min.)
Studio: Shin-Ei Animation



The original manga revolves around a girl named Yokoi who sits next to a boy only known as Seki-kun. During class, Seki-kun continues to not pay attention and instead creates amazing little distractions, such as a detailed golf course with the course's hole being a dent in his desk, or an entire dramatic war being played out by paper shogi pieces. Yokoi often finds herself getting reluctantly interested in his games, even though they always seem to end up getting HER in trouble with the teacher!
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People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Comedy
Episodes: 12
Studio: J.C. Staff



Takamiya Honoka is a regular student whose only problem seems to be that he sits next to Kagari Ayaka, the school's #1 beauty. They have never spoken to each other before and any small interaction between them immediately results in her fanclub beating him. Yet when a falling part of the school's building is about to send him to the afterlife, it's Kagari that comes to his rescue. Only... she's dressed as a witch, carrying him in her arms and floating on a broom?! Kagari tells him it is her mission to protect him and that now she can finally protect him openly rather than undercover.
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