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Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou

Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou

Alternative Titles

English: His and Her Circumstances
Synonyms: Kare Kano, Karekano
Japanese: 彼氏彼女の事情

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 1998 to Mar 26, 1999
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.751 (scored by 27100 users)
Ranked: #8572
Popularity: #405
Members: 55,619
Favorites: 806
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

comedy drama romance shoujo

Synopsis

Miyazawa Yukino is the perfect student. Kind, intelligent, pretty and modest, it's unbelievable that such a person could exist. Little did everyone know Yukino's perfection was just a facade. An act to fulfill her desire for praise and admiration. Her life took a turn however, as a newcomer to their school Arima Soichiro topped the exam rankings. Arima is more then just intelligent, he's also kind, handsome and modest, an unbelievable person who can actually exist. Even worse luck, Arima found out Yukino's secret, blackmailing her to help him out. Their odd relationship soon develops into friendship and eventually into love. But can their love prevail through the many problems that come their way?

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Adaptation: Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou

Characters & Voice Actors

Arima, Soichiro
Arima, Soichiro
Main
Suzuki, Chihiro
Japanese
Suzuki, Chihiro
Nicholas, Christopher
English
Nicholas, Christopher
...
Miyazawa, Yukino
Miyazawa, Yukino
Main
Enomoto, Atsuko
Japanese
Enomoto, Atsuko
De Bortoli, Federica
Italian
De Bortoli, Federica
...
Pero Pero
Pero Pero
Supporting
Rogers, Bill
English
Rogers, Bill
Kawashima-sensei
Kawashima-sensei
Supporting
Kiyokawa, Motomu
Japanese
Kiyokawa, Motomu

Staff

Tsurumaki, Kazuya
Co-Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation
Anno, Hideaki
Co-Director, Script, Screenplay
Kobayashi, Noriko
Producer
Masayuki
Assistant Producer



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Nov 10, 2006
Crystal
Kare Kano was a romance anime that could have become incredibly great, if it had the proper budget and ideas from the producer to actually complete the show properly. Unfortunately the stale ending that Kare Kano ended on left myself and I’m sure many other fans in frustration. Based on the popular shoujo manga by Masami Tsuda, Kare Kano is about the blossoming love between two high school students who lived a life of lies, pretending to be the perfect person for their own reasons. Being able to truthfully open up to each other, their initial friendship turns to love. Sadly, life isn’t so easy read more
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Jul 10, 2008
Dinamet7
You're not going to get what you expect.

At first the series is very similar to your standard Shoujo anime. The main character is a cannonball of humor and humanity - not a dainty wussy female heroine. She's someone a real female can relate to.

Visually, as the anime progresses, it delves deeper into an avant-garde style of presentation. It becomes less of an animated series and more an experiment in visual storytelling. I actually appreciated this aspect of the series and looked forward to seeing how the story would be told in each episode. From the popsicle stick figures, cityscapes, flashing images, sketch book drawings, etc. read more
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Recommendations

both main characters are academic rivals and boy seems to be a natural in terms of looks and brains while the girls works hard to get where she is. Kare Kano like Kaichou wa Maid-sam is a must watch.
reportRecommended by Mwu - Add to favorites
Another anime series where two top students constantly bicker and compete to be the best. It's also similar in the way that they're surrounded by a group of friends who are quirky and fun, mostly to offset the tension between the two main characters.
reportRecommended by reika - Add to favorites

Opening Theme

"Tenshi no Yubikiri" by Fukuda Mai

Ending Theme

#1: "Yume no Naka e" by Enomoto Atsuko and Suzuki Chihiro (eps 1-24, 26)
#2: "Kaze Hiita Yoru" by Yuki Watanabe & Maria Yamamoto (ep 25)

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