Ranked #2502

Medaka Box

Alternative Titles

Japanese: めだかボックス

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2012 to Jun 21, 2012
Premiered: Spring 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.221 (scored by 43,386 users)
Ranked: #25022
Popularity: #474
Members: 89,204
Favorites: 237
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Synopsis

When newly elected Student Council President Medaka Kurokami institutes her idea for a suggestion box where people can submit problems that need to be solved, she's expecting things like rescuing lost puppies and giving advice. What she and her best friend Zenkichi find instead, however, are the first hints of an unbelievable secret, and their school, Hakoniwa Academy, and Medaka herself are somehow at the very center of the growing maelstrom! As what seemed like an innocent past time turns into a dangerous game, Medaka and her recruits to the Student Council discover new depths to both themselves and their own unexpected abilities. And then things get really out of control!

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kurokami, Medaka
Kurokami, Medaka
Main
Toyosaki, Aki
Japanese
Toyosaki, Aki
Hitoyoshi, Zenkichi
Hitoyoshi, Zenkichi
Main
Ono, Yuuki
Japanese
Ono, Yuuki
Shiranui, Hansode
Shiranui, Hansode
Main
Katou, Emiri
Japanese
Katou, Emiri
Kikaijima, Mogana
Kikaijima, Mogana
Main
Kayano, Ai
Japanese
Kayano, Ai

Staff

Saeki, Shouji
Saeki, Shouji
Director, Series Composition
Watanabe, Jun
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director
Ooba, Hideaki
Ooba, Hideaki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Takamura, Yuuta
Takamura, Yuuta
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(0/12)

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Opening Theme

"HAPPY CRAZY BOX" by Minami Kuribayashi

Ending Theme

"Ohanabatake ni Tsuretette (お花畑に連れてって)" by Medaka Kurokami (CV: Aki Toyosaki)



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Detective
Jul 18, 2012
1981: A group of folks create the Daicon III and IV opening animations This group would later become Gainax.
1988: Aim for the Top! is released to massive appeal.
1991: Otaku no Video is released, comically cataloging the life and times of the mythical people at Gainax. Also released in this year is Gainax's first TV anime - Nadia: Secret of the Blue Water.
October 1995: Neon Genesis Evangelion is released to commercial and critical success.
2000: FLCL is released as an OVA sparking wonderment in the minds of children everywhere. Especially those with ADD (and it's hyperactive cousin ADHD).
2004: Gainax recreates it's critical success with Melody of Oblivion, read more
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Stark700
May 9, 2012
Perhaps one of the most hyped up anime of this Spring Season. Based off the popular manga Medaka Box, the shonen manga written by Nisio Isin (author of the Monogatari series including that oh yes, infamous toothbrush scene from the who can we forget, Nisemonogatari), has officially became an anime. Now, is that a good or bad thing? Hmm..with roughly half the series airing already, let's put our heads together and find out.

First of all, there seems to be a trend of strong and unusual female leads this season. Koko from Jormungand, Yuuko from Dusk Maiden of Amnesia, Rea from Sankarea, just to name a read more
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Selsica
Jun 26, 2012
Oh the things this could have been. When one of my favorite manga became slated for an anime adaptation you can bet your ass I was jumping for joy, however the initial ecstasy was soon power-slammed into the ground and pissed on as time flew by. Penned by phenomenon known as Nisioisn, the Medaka Box manga started mediocre but eventually established itself as a wonderful clusterfuck combination of every genre known to man. The problem with the anime is that it didn't get past the mediocre part.

Story - 6

Gainax produced a 1:1 adaptation of Medaka Box's first arc, but this faithfulness is one of the read more
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TomboyEXE
Nov 30, 2014
The story is one of your typical school setting based stories but with a few twists, such as extraordinary powers and hilariously absurd but fun-to-watch scenarios revolving Medaka and her student council buddies helping students via a message box, helping whomever submits a request.

The series is filled with humor and fanservice, and i'm surprised to say, the fanservice is way too funny to be annoying. Characters in the anime are the most eccentric and absurdly diverse in number and personalities.

Although the music is pretty generic having the upbeat j-pop song for the opening, nothing catchy in my opinion. Same goes for the OST.

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Crazy girl forces sarcastic guy to join her wacky squad of magical girls. Genre hopping adventures ensue. 
reportRecommended by Noellage
Anime: Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai!
Both have a similar feel and art style. Both have a leading female character who is omnipotent. 
reportRecommended by DarChronicle
Anime: Seitokai Yakuindomo
Both series star members of a school's Student Council. The only difference is the Medaka Box is about fighting and Seitokai Yakuindomo is about sex jokes. The leading girls and student council presidents Medaka and Shino are also very similar. 
reportRecommended by SuperTiencha
Anime: Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
Similarities:

Both involve female leads who were elected to be student council presidents in such difficult situations.

Both involves male leads who serve as their protector and with romantic feelings on the sides.

Both female leads are willing to deal with problems that involves the welfare of the students.

Both female leads are not to be trifle with.

Dissimilarities:

In Kaicho Wa Maidsama:

- The female lead is reluctant to be near the male lead
-The female lead is mainly concern about the welfare of the female students (at first), since their school is once an all boys  read more 
reportRecommended by Nasty001
Anime: Seitokai no Ichizon
Both of these Anime are about student councils run by girls with at least one member selected through popular vote. They also are humor based and slice of life. 
reportRecommended by Yemi_Hikari

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