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Koi-ken!: Watashitachi Anime ni Nacchatta!

Koi-ken!: Watashitachi Anime ni Nacchatta!

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Synonyms: Koiken!: Watashitachi Anime ni Nacchatta!
Japanese: こいけん!~私たちアニメになっちゃった!~


Type: ONA
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 1, 2012 to May 24, 2012
Producers: Marvy Jack
Genres: Ecchi, Music, School
Duration: 4 min. per episode
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
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Koi-Ken Love Research club member Kaede Wakamiya comments that being an idol must be extremely easy—a comment that irritates idol Nagisa Toyama. At the suggestion of her manager, all female members of the KoiKen club are invited to become an idol unit with Nagisa. Kaede then realizes that maybe being an idol isn't so easy after all...

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors

Akagi, Sakura
Akagi, Sakura
Shintani, Ryouko
Shintani, Ryouko
Kikui, Mari
Kikui, Mari
Kugimiya, Rie
Kugimiya, Rie
Kikui, Haruka
Kikui, Haruka
Inoue, Kikuko
Inoue, Kikuko
Otowa, Wakaba
Otowa, Wakaba
Toyosaki, Aki
Toyosaki, Aki


Akao, Deko
Yanase, Takeyuki
Storyboard, Animation Director
Kugimiya, Rie
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Kodama, Saori
Theme Song Lyrics

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Jan 28, 2013
[This is my first review. I had no intention of writing a review, and this will be short, but I disagree strongly with the only other review, and MAL's synopsis of this show is completely wrong - at least compared to what I watched, titled "Koi-ken! Watashitachi Anime ni Nacchatta!," downloaded from a torrent.]

What I watched is just one 53-min episode, not 12 4-min episodes, and has nothing to do with dating. It is about a group of 7 girls being encouraged, taught, and coached to become an idol group, and their overcoming of any negative feelings they had about idols, overcoming their fears, and read more
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Apr 6, 2013
First review a go-go!

This Koi-ken! OVA can be summed up easily enough:
Single serving ecchi goodness.

The roughly hour long OVA centers around a group of girls that try to become idols and win the hearts of everyone who watches their performance.
Characters seem developed enough, with pre-existing relationships between each girl in the group. The entire plot/style of this series just bleeds eyecandy. There is a pile of fanservice waiting around every corner, and many classic anime personality stereotypes are represented in the cast.

I found myself grinning at the shenanigans the group gets into (almost all scenes are garnished with a mini ecchi montage), and read more
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Both are about idols and are music-related.

Opening Theme


Ending Theme

"Gradation Heart ~Koi no Kenkyuu Okotarazu~ (Gradation heart〜恋の研究おこたらずっ〜)" by Love♥Stay (ラブ♥ステ)

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