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Ano Natsu de Matteru

Alternative Titles

English: Waiting in the Summer
Japanese: あの夏で待ってる


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2012 to Mar 27, 2012
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Original
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.731 (scored by 76,644 users)
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Ranked: #9602
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Popularity: #265
Members: 146,473
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Episodes: /12


When a group of friends decide to make a movie over a long summer holiday, they end up learning a little about filmmaking and a lot more about each other and themselves. What begins as a simple way to avoid the summer doldrums quickly turns into something much more complex, intimate and revealing, as the maturing relationships between the members of the young cast take on new, and sometimes very unexpected, turns.

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Takatsuki, Ichika
Takatsuki, Ichika
Tomatsu, Haruka
Tomatsu, Haruka
Yamano, Remon
Yamano, Remon
Tamura, Yukari
Tamura, Yukari
Tanigawa, Kanna
Tanigawa, Kanna
Ishihara, Kaori
Ishihara, Kaori
Kirishima, Kaito
Kirishima, Kaito
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Shimazaki, Nobunaga


Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Sakurabi, Katsushi
Sakurabi, Katsushi
Episode Director
Kuroda, Yousuke
Kuroda, Yousuke
Script, Screenplay

More episodes Episodes(12/12)

Episode Title Aired
1 I can't, Senpai
Komarimasu, Senpai. (困ります、先輩。)
Jan 10, 2012
2 Together with Senpai...
Senpai to Issho... (先輩といっしょ…)
Jan 17, 2012
3 Senpai says...
Senpai ga Icchau... (先輩が言っちゃう…)
Jan 24, 2012
4 Senpai was Amazing
Senpai wa Sugokatta. (先輩はすごかった。)
Jan 31, 2012
5 Senpai is the Heroine
Senpai wa Heroine. (先輩はヒロイン。)
Feb 7, 2012

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"Vidro Moyou (ビードロ模様)" by Nagi Yanagi

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Mar 26, 2012
AnoNatsu is a strange case: a competent JC Staff romance anime, that works as an installment to an old series (the Onegai series), dealing with filmmaking, sci-fi, and summer holidays despite being a Winter 2012 anime.

Directed by Nagai Tatsuyuki (Ano Hana, Toradora!), this anime is a mix of the new and old conventions of romance anime: love triangles, genre fusion, and more. Kirishima Kaito (Shimazaki Nobunaga), who looks awfully a lot like Jintan from AnoHana, is your average geek interested in using an old film camera he found in the attic. Equipped with various ISO films, he practices cinematography along with his friend, read more
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Sep 30, 2014
"A picture is worth a thousand words"; I've never quite believed that saying as much as I did after seeing the last scene of this anime.

Ano Natsu de Matteru is an anime about a group of friends spending their summer vacation hanging out and filming a movie. Sounds simple, yes? Not quite. It doesn't take very long for the romance and the drama to kick in, where Ano Natsu is most focused. In fact, that STILL might be an understatement. Within the first 4 episodes, all of the love interests of the main characters are well established and/or heavily hinted at, and there is read more
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Mar 10, 2012
After the tearjerker that was Anohana, I was excited about a new show that its director was producing, named Ano Natsu de Matteru. The concept seemed pretty boring, but so did the idea of following five teenagers and a dead girl around, so I decided to give the show a chance.

Unfortunately, after eight episodes of "giving it a chance", I have yet to find any point where I can say that I like this show.

The story itself is pretty lackluster, unexplained, and overall poorly developed. The whole of it is centered around this girl, we shall call her Ichika-senpai, who's an alien from outer read more
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Aug 15, 2013
Considering how Onegai! Sensei went, I was expecting the same because it is of the same author however, I am honestly surprised by this anime.

What surprised me was that I was expecting it to be yet another anime close to the harem line where none of the characters will actually get to confess to anybody and the plot will be left hanging at the end of the series. But no. It didn't go that way.

For a 12 episode series, the anime covered the storyline pretty well despite the short episode allocation and not only that, it wrapped up the relationships between all the characters very read more
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