Ranked #893

Oda Nobuna no Yabou

Alternative Titles

English: The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
Japanese: 織田信奈の野望


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2012 to Sep 24, 2012
Premiered: Summer 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Light novel
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #8932
Popularity: #369
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The historical romantic comedy follows 17-year-old high schooler Sagara Yoshiharu who one day time-travels to the Sengoku period, where all the major Samurai lords are cute girls. Yoshiharu meets Oda Nobuna, the female counterpart of Oda Nobunaga, and begins to serve her as a substitute of Kinoshita Tokichiro, who was killed.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Oda, Nobuna
Oda, Nobuna
Itou, Kanae
Itou, Kanae
Sagara, Yoshiharu
Sagara, Yoshiharu
Eguchi, Takuya
Eguchi, Takuya
Hachisuka, Goemon
Hachisuka, Goemon
Kaneda, Tomoko
Kaneda, Tomoko
Niwa, Nagahide
Niwa, Nagahide
Matsuzaki, Rei
Matsuzaki, Rei


Kumazawa, Yuuji
Kumazawa, Yuuji
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Motoyama, Satoshi
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Iwasaki, Tarou
Iwasaki, Tarou
Episode Director
Suzuki, Masashi
Suzuki, Masashi
Script, Series Composition

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Opening Theme

"Link" by Aimi

Ending Theme

"Hikari (ヒカリ)" by Makino Mizuta

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Aug 5, 2012
When you look at the cover Oda Nobuna no Yabou, you would immediately think "oh, its just another cliche harem series", I wouldn't blame you if you did as it does look like one and I myself thought of it as one, but when you actually watch it you realize that there is simply more to it than that, its definitely not a tasteless cliche and although it has many female characters, it doesn't present itself as a stereotypical harem where they are all attracted to the male lead.

I won't bother with the introductions because I know you are smart enough to have read the read more
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Aug 8, 2015
This anime was a big surprise for me, first of was because i saw this was a harem and i don't mind harem but i have seen a lot of them and i thought this was going to be like the other ones, and i was really wrong in a way, second was because i didn't thought they were going to focus on the story and just in the girls but they made a great job focusing on both.

Well, the story was great, it follows 17-year-old high schooler Sagara Yoshiharu who one day time-travels to the Sengoku period, and that is the why i didn't read more
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Apr 23, 2015
The anime is about Sagara Yoshiharu, who travels back into the Sengoku era where feudal lords fight among each other to expand their territory and to inch their way into conquering Japan. The anime opens with our main, Sagara, trapped in a battle field. He meets the leader of the Oda clan, Oda Nobunaga. No, wait. He is shocked to discover that the man who unified Japan is actually a young tsundere blonde. She’s not Oda Nobunaga; she is Oda Nobuna. Sagara then decides to serve under Oda Nobuna and using his knowledge of playing video games about his conquest, he has proved to be read more
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Mar 18, 2015
When I read the synopsis without thinking much, the first thing that came to my mind was that all the characters in the anime, except for the protagonist, were females. I was wrong.

Story: 9/10

A story based on Japanese History, which actually entertained me and educated me a bit, mainly because I have Japanese classes. It wasn't boring, it didn't drag out that much and if it did, it would be fan-service/some comedy skit added into that. If I were to give a score on originality about the type of story being used in the anime, I'd give it a 9 but if I based it read more
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Anime: Zero no Tsukaima
-Both feature the male protagonist being transported from present day Japan to an alternate world. In Oda Nobuna, the protagonist is transported back in time to the feudal age of japan. In ZnT, he is transported to another world filled with magic and monsters.

-Both male MCs have strong beliefs and want to protect others.

-The main female lead both have tsundere personalities. In ZnT, she is constantly hitting, scolding, and at odds with the MC. In Oda Nobuna, she has the same traits but the tsundere is turned down a notch.

-Both have a harem feel to it. The harem  read more 
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This one is a girl going to the sengoku period but nth much...
Oda Nobuna no Yabou is still the best!! 
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Anime: Log Horizon
Their settings may be different, but the events of both series take place in an alternate world. In that world, they must fight for survival with their tactical minds to put forth strategies. There is fantasy elements present along with action, drama, and comedy.

The main female protagonist from both series is also skilled, independent, and has a talent in fighting. Her relationship with the main male protagonist can be viewed in a variety of ways. 
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Both Utawarerumono and Oda Nobuna no Yabou place a male protagonist in a strange world based on a historical setting rife with war, diplomacy, and romance.

The lives of the protagonists of either series prior to their arrival in this new world are explored very little if at all. They take an active and often leadership role in their new surroundings. Both stories are focused on their adventures in these new places and their interactions and relationships with the individuals they find there. They also make use of their knowledge of modern science and techniques to improve the lives of those close to them  read more 
reportRecommended by indigoparadox
Anime: Sengoku Basara
Both focus on the Sengoku (Warring States) Era and feature a number of historical figures with major changes made to them. Sengoku Basara features ridiculous weapons and personality traits among the various famous generals and other figures, and has a general theme of "turn off your brain and enjoy the over-the-top badassery, instead of questioning things." Oda Nobuna no Yabou features a number of genderswitched historical figures, such as the title character, Oda Nobuna, and also employs the use of a boy from the future accidentally landing in the past and accidentally killing another historical figure so he ends up trying to keep history from  read more 
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Anime: Sengoku Collection
Both of these Anime have female versions of the characters from the Sengoku time period. 
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