Ranked #840

Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki

Alternative Titles

English: Poyopoyo
Japanese: ポヨポヨ観察日記


Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2012 to Dec 30, 2012
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Unknown
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


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Ranked: #8402
Popularity: #2337
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Moe Sato is a young lady who finds a cat and starts taking care of him. Named Poyo due to his round shape, he quickly becomes a dear member of the Sato family.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Ootani, Ikue
Ootani, Ikue
Satou, Shigeru
Satou, Shigeru
Kamiya, Akira
Kamiya, Akira
Satou, Moe
Satou, Moe
Mimori, Suzuko
Mimori, Suzuko
Satou, Hide
Satou, Hide
Ichinose, Hidekazu
Ichinose, Hidekazu


Daichi, Akitarou
Daichi, Akitarou
Tatsuki, Ruu
Tatsuki, Ruu
Original Creator

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Opening Theme

"Maru Kaite Poyon (マル描いてポヨん)" by Mimori Suzuko

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Jan 8, 2012
'All those rectangular faces? Oh, they'll turn round as well.' - Maru Maru, OP to PKN

Laydees. Dudes. Everything in between. Non-organic lifeforms. This - and I repeat, this - is the stuff. The anime of the season? There's some stiff competition, but quite possibly - there's a lot of potential in this lovechild of Chi's Sweet Home, Welcome to the NHK and Mawaru Penguindrum.

So, Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki (that's Fluffy Observation Diary to you peeps who like Anglais) is a story of a totally rad cat. The deal here is, and I'm not kidding, he's circular. Try to wrap your head around that for a bit. read more
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Mar 20, 2012
Recently, there seems to be an increase of anime short series with episodes spanning from 2 to 3 minutes per episode. Pretty much all of these are comedies that rely on quick gags to entertain for their short running times. Needless to say it is not a very diverse field, and its pretty easy to tell whether the show will be a success or a dud almost instantly. Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki most certainly is a success. While I could simply say this is because the show's gags work and leave it at that, I will elaborate further because I'm silly and like to do this read more
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Jan 10, 2012
When I finished this little 3 minute sound-bite, I blinked, put down my soda, and rubbed my eyes. What in the HECK did I just watch? Was this about a cat, named oh-so-adorably, or what? Worry not, my dear friends, this ride got just a little more bumpy.

Don't let that little intro deter you; this was by far one of the funniest clips of anime I've seen in awhile. It delivered to me more laughs than whole freaking episodes. The story was a little odd, let me tell you; the intro was an LSD trip, and I was sort of confused. I mean, hold on, read more
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Apr 2, 2012
Story is really cute and funny, it made my day easily babysitting kids, Poyo made them laugh a lot. And is a family but I was worry went, Moe is clearly drunk, and passes out in the street. She uses the fluffy round thing as a pillow. Since this is supposed to be a children’s show, I wasn’t expecting a scene like this. I really wasn't. Art was so cute and playful.( I love the colors. )
Sound where so cute, I love Poyo meow. The character designs are mostly chibified that are familiar. It's a basketball! It's a melon! It's… Poyo the cat?! Really. Enjoy read more
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Anime: Chi's Sweet Home
Both are about a homeless cat who get's taken in by a family.
While Chi's Sweet Home is more concise and story-driven, Poyopoyo is a definitely a bit more ridiculous and all over the place. 
reportRecommended by Kyzalla
Anime: Nyanpire The Animation
Both are series about a different cat, but in Nyanpire the cat is a vampire-cat and in Poypoyo he's a round cat. And both have a short duration time~ 
reportRecommended by mikorinrin
Anime: Itoshi no Muco
Both revolve around a pet and their 'family' as they get into silly mischief.

Itoshi follows an average dog as it shows the funny interaction, where the dog can understand her owner but he obviously cannot understand her. It is a interesting style of showing what the dog is thinking but showing to her owner she is just a normal dog doing dog things. Dog owners may relate :P.

Poyopoyo is a bit weirder, following a round cat and the episodes are usually very random.

Both are fairly short episodes, Itoshi being 12 and Poyo being 3 minute episodes.

reportRecommended by TehWhiteTiger
Anime: Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko
I found them cute anime. They're both anime about cats. Both homeless cats. 
reportRecommended by Princes
Anime: Natsume Yuujinchou
Both do have such amazingly fat and lovely cats. There are many people who watch Natsume yuujinchou only for Nyanko-sensei. So in Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki the cat is the main hero and is absolutely round. Watch for cute cats :3 
reportRecommended by Reiichi_Junda
Anime: Dark Side Cat
-Both have badass cats, respected by all.

-Both have short episodes.
reportRecommended by Scotchgun

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