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Inu x Boku SS

Inu x Boku SS

Alternative Titles

English: Inu X Boku Secret Service
Synonyms: Youko x Boku SS
Japanese: 妖狐×僕SS

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 13, 2012 to Mar 30, 2012
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.771 (scored by 67166 users)
Ranked: #8582
Popularity: #172
Members: 127,691
Favorites: 1,582
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Synopsis

The Shirakiin house's daughter, Shirakiin Ririchiyo, who has a complex about being unable to live independently and unprotected, feels the need to move out and live on her own under the condition of residing in the mansion named "Ayakashi Kan." In this mansion, only those who have cleared a very strict examination could reside in it, and for each resident, they are accompanied with one agent of the Secret Service (S.S.). Although Riricho has rejected the company of the S.S., while residing in the mansion she finds out that the agent dedicated to protecting her is actually the Fox Spirit.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Inu x Boku SS
Sequel: Inu x Boku SS Special

Characters & Voice Actors

Miketsukami, Soushi
Miketsukami, Soushi
Main
Patton, Chris
English
Patton, Chris
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Japanese
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Shirakiin, Ririchiyo
Shirakiin, Ririchiyo
Main
Haag, Hilary
English
Haag, Hilary
Hidaka, Rina
Japanese
Hidaka, Rina
Kawasumi, Joutarou
Kawasumi, Joutarou
Supporting
Murase, Katsuki
Japanese
Murase, Katsuki
Mungle, Rob
English
Mungle, Rob
Kawasumi, Kotarou
Kawasumi, Kotarou
Supporting
Tsuda, Minami
Japanese
Tsuda, Minami
Lazarou, Beth
English
Lazarou, Beth

Staff

Tsuda, Naokatsu
Director
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Mukai, Masahiro
Episode Director
Kuroyanagi, Toshimasa
Episode Director, Storyboard



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Nov 16, 2014
saberine
This anime 'Inu Boku SS' seems to point to 'Dog and me secret service', but, it isn't the literal meaning of course, that would be a bit boring unless you had some super cool dogs! anyway.

The story is based on a girl named Ririchiyo who lacks social skills and can never say what she really thinks. The Fox Spirit, Miketsukami Soushi is her secret service agent and pledges his life to protect her. In the beginning you feel like there is an underlying story behind his commitment or a reason for his attitude towards his job.

Even though she is projected, I feel that the main read more
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Feb 22, 2015
Hng
There is something very unfortunate about a show that chooses to confirm certain traits and elements of the story that the viewer sometimes wanted kept to the power of the imagination.

One of the most important things to get out the way when watching this show: The place and role of the main characters, in this case the male and female leads, Miketsukami Soushi and Shirakiin Ririchiyo. Miketsukami is a 22 year old incarnation of the Kyuubi, the fox spirit, and Ririchiyo is a 15 year old high school student. Keeping in mind that this is a clear 7 year difference in age, one cannot read more
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Apr 2, 2012
Jeffrey-sama
A teenage girl struggling with her interpersonal skills; a loyal man struggling with his intrapersonal skills. Inu x Boku SS tells of the tale involving these two troubled persons. Over time, it is inevitable that one will change depending on his/her surroundings. The influences that come from peers and others are undoubtedly strong. To be able to thrive in such environments, one must be able to filter these influences and only be changed by those which they feel will benefit them. In the end, it is always others that do the shaping; one cannot merely wish to be transformed and have it happen. Whether these read more
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Jul 26, 2014
Nsheds
In a way, I found this anime hard to watch at times. I had a strange vibe from it that didn't really suit me. But on with the review.

The story. They could of done much more with what they gave us, I feel they could of expanded some more on the things that we were first told in the first episode about their ancestors and such and less about the main protagonists everyday life (mainly school), that I could of done without. because they spent good amount of time each episode of the protagonists morning routine.

However, If you read more
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Recommendations

Both have:
- A Highschool girl that moves to the house of the main lead.
- A main lead that is a kitsune (fox spirit) and had a darker personality in the past.
- Main lead serves the girl even though she has powers.
- Other youkai join them in the house as friends.
- Slow Romance and comedy.
In his beautiful animation, in his style, both are romantic comedy with dramatic touches, have exciting moments, in his relationship between players or because Takumi and Soushi are very similar, and because the two players have strong character and they are good at everything.
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The main female character has demon blood running through her reigns. Both Anime deal with being different from normal people and the designs are intricate.
They are very similar -- a story of a demon serving a child from a rich family. Perhaps a bit darker with less humor, but the core is the same.
Ririchiyo and Taiga (the main female characters) are petite tsundere from wealthy families, with deeper reasons to behave the way they do, instead of just your typical tsundere traits for moe purposes. Bonus! Both wear thigh-highs.

Miketsukami and Ryuuji are both gentle male characters, with talents at "domestic" chores, and enjoy taking care of the main female characters.
Both Anime deal with Demons. The main female characters have similar personalities, the story line is told in slice of life and there is a similar feel to the actual story line, not to mention the art style is similar.

Opening Theme

"Nirvana" by MUCC

Ending Theme

#1: "Nirvana" by MUCC (eps 1, 11-12)
#2: "Rakuen no Photograph (楽園のPhotograph)" by Soushi Miketsukami (Yuichi Nakamura) (eps 2, 9)
#3: "Kimi wa (君は)" by Ririchiyo Shirakiin (Rina Hidaka) (eps 3, 8)
#4: "one way" by Banri Watanuki (Takuya Eguchi) & Zange Natsume (Mamoru Miyano) (ep 4)
#5: "SM Hantei Forum (SM判定フォーラム)" by Kagerou Shoukiin (Tomokazu Sugita) (ep 5, 10)
#6: "sweets parade" by Karuta Roromiya (Kana Hanazawa) (ep 6)
#7: "Taiyou to Tsuki (太陽と月)" by Renshou Sorinozuka (Yoshimasa Hosoya) & Nobara Yukinokouji (Youko Hikasa) (ep 7)
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