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GJ-bu

GJ-bu

Alternative Titles

English: GJ Club
Synonyms: Good Job-bu
Japanese: GJ部

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2013 to Mar 28, 2013
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.561 (scored by 27008 users)
Ranked: #13292
Popularity: #630
Members: 54,393
Favorites: 349
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Shinomiya Kyouya is forced to become a new member of the GJ, an unidentified club that dwells in a room of the former building of a certain school. Here he meets the club leader, Mao, a short girl with a big attitude; Mao's younger sister, Megumi, who has the heart of a bipolar angel; the recognized genius with a lack of common sense, Shion; and the always-hungry and mysterious Kirara. Time flies with these unique girls around.

Episodes

Episodes  12
Aired  Jan 10, 2013 to Mar 28, 2013
Status  Finished Airing
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Related Anime

Adaptation: GJ-bu
Sequel: GJ-bu@

Characters & Voice Actors

Amatsuka, Mao
Amatsuka, Mao
Main
Uchida, Maaya
Japanese
Uchida, Maaya
Amatsuka, Megumi
Amatsuka, Megumi
Main
Miyamoto, Yume
Japanese
Miyamoto, Yume
Bernstein, Kirara
Bernstein, Kirara
Main
Arakawa, Chika
Japanese
Arakawa, Chika
Kannazuki, Tamaki
Kannazuki, Tamaki
Main
Uesaka, Sumire
Japanese
Uesaka, Sumire

Staff

Fujiwara, Yoshiyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Tsuchiya, Masaki
Sound Director
Hata, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Hata, Yoshito
Episode Director



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Apr 11, 2013
aimaimami
Aaah... I suppose it's a little difficult to write a review for a relatively aimless slice of life anime like this, where there's no real plot or any kind of conflict - but I will give it a vague stab, as GJ-bu turned out to be a surprisingly sweet, heart-warming, amusing, and actually rather subtle series, which hooked me from the very first episode.

So, as I mentioned above, the story is relatively... non-existent. GJ-bu follows a chronological order, spanning a year, and documents the lives and various antics of the members of the GJ (Good Job) society - a school club that seems to have read more
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Mar 28, 2013
talalashalalah
Being as frank as possible, I found the Winter 2013 season to be quite weak, despite having a lot of bright and colourful ideas. The majority of them only proved to be average, slightly above even, and they definitely won't be memorable for long. Now, this talk may portray to be a little irrelevant and bias (and apologies if it is), but the point I want to get across is that I was hoping that 'at least' one show in the season would be in a state without having to be stalled, being both enjoyable and interesting every episode and with no actual problems dragging read more
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Apr 10, 2013
Tomah
GJ-bu is part of a sub-genre of slice of life which encompasses K-On, Yuru Yuri and others. These shows spend most of their times showing characters on a club usually doing absolutely nothing, whether because they skip club activities or because the club activities have no real purpose. They are usually hard to review due to few complexity in plot and characters, but it's not like it's non-existent. GJ-bu, however, takes this to extreme measures.

Now, before you argue that the quality of the story is irrelevant, consider the following. If GJ-bu wants to show cute girls (and a boy, though on the verge of being read more
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Mar 29, 2013
TragicRomance
"Slice of life anime have always interested me.Watching some random anime characters doing their everyday chores and spending their life carelessly reminds me of my own life.The life which is spent in search of those small moments of happiness.It remind me of me having fun with my friends and family.There are sad times too but there are other happy moments as well.After all,life is not completely about joy and pleasure.We have to bear sadness as
well"....So,before u get bored by my life lecture(which u are sure being,T.T),I better start my review which is about an hidden gem i.e. Gj-bu or in other words "Good Job"

Gj-bu huh,...where read more
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Recommendations

Okay, too many similarities. Both are school-life-centered comedies with a plot involving a laid-back club and it's awesome members. I absolutely love both. Watch one, be ready to love the other ;)
Both have cute characters and very simple comedy
they both have the same comedy style and almost the same setting as eachother.
reportRecommended by komic - Add to favorites
The concept behind both series involves a club at school where its members does fun activities on a daily basis. The main male protagonist gets himself dragged into the clubs' many activities.

Both series' club/council members have contrasting personalities that often creates different moods depending on the given premise of the episode.

There is a lot of humor in both series that takes place in the setting of a school life environment. Despite the majority of the cast members to be girls, there is little to no hints of romance. Rather, there is absurd dialogues and comedy.
Members of said club just louge around. Doing random things here and there. While getting to know one another in the process.
The theme of a club at school with its members doing random activities to pass their time is present in both series.

Both series' main male protagonist are surrounded by a group of characters who all have their own personalities and adds fun/drama to the series.

Both series' main female protagonist/president has a strange personality that often gets into weird moments with the main male protagonist. There seems to be a lack of plot present in both series but rather follows what the club's activities in their every day lives.

There is also a lot of comedy present in both series.

Opening Theme

"Mousou★Koukan Nikki (もうそう★こうかんにっき)" by Otome Shinto

Ending Theme

#1: "I wish: Tokimeki no Mahou (I wish 〜ときめきの魔法〜)" by Mao Amatsuka (Maaya Uchida) & Megumi Amatsuka (Yume Miyamoto) (eps 1-2)
#2: "balance unbalance: Hontou no Watashi (balance unbalance 〜ホントウ ノ ワタシ〜)" by Shion Sumeragi (Suzuko Mimori) (eps 3-4)
#3: "Purely Sky: Watashi Dake no Sora (Purely Sky 〜私だけの空〜)" by Kirara Bernstein (Chika Arakawa) (eps 5-6)
#4: "Hashiridasou! (走り出そう!)" by Mao Amatsuka (Maaya Uchida), Shion Sumeragi (Suzuko Mimori), Megumi Amatsuka (Yume Miyamoto), Kirara Bernstein (Chika Arakawa) (eps 7-12)

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