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Hachimitsu to Clover

Hachimitsu to Clover

Alternative Titles

English: Honey and Clover
Synonyms: HachiKuro, Honey & Clover
Japanese: ハチミツとクローバー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 15, 2005 to Sep 27, 2005
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.241 (scored by 38993 users)
Ranked: #2732
Popularity: #301
Members: 96,250
Favorites: 2,742
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

Popular Tags

comedy drama romance slice of life

Synopsis

Takemoto Yuuta, Mayama Takumi, and Morita Shinobu are college students who share the small apartment. Even though they live in poverty, the three of them are able to obtain pleasure through small things in life. The story follows these characters' life stories as poor college students, as well as their love lives when a short but talented 18 year old girl called Hanamoto Hagumi appears.

(Source: ANN)

Episodes

Episodes  0 / 24
Aired  Apr 15, 2005 to Sep 27, 2005
Status  Finished Airing
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Related Anime

Adaptation: Hachimitsu to Clover
Side story: Hachimitsu to Clover Specials
Sequel: Hachimitsu to Clover II

Characters & Voice Actors

Hanamoto, Hagumi
Hanamoto, Hagumi
Main
Kudou, Haruka
Japanese
Kudou, Haruka
Halley, Heather
English
Halley, Heather
...
Mayama, Takumi
Mayama, Takumi
Main
Sugita, Tomokazu
Japanese
Sugita, Tomokazu
Clarke, Cam
English
Clarke, Cam
...
Morita, Shinobu
Morita, Shinobu
Main
Ueda, Yuji
Japanese
Ueda, Yuji
Riegel, Sam
English
Riegel, Sam
...
Takemoto, Yuuta
Takemoto, Yuuta
Main
Honda, Takako
Japanese
Honda, Takako
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Japanese
Kamiya, Hiroshi
...

Staff

Kasai, Kenichi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Masunari, Koji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Episode Director



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May 24, 2008
TheCriticsClub
For many of us who watch anime, the medium can become something more than simply animated entertainment. Sometimes, we will find ourselves connecting on a deep emotional level with a character or characters in a show. Sometimes, the story will seem less like a fanciful escape and more like a reflection upon society or our individual lives. These are the kind of shows stick with us. They'll make us laugh, they'll make us cry, and sometimes they'll make us realize something new about ourselves. Honey and Clover is one of those kind of anime.

Based on the manga by Chika Umino, Honey and Clover follows the read more
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Jun 28, 2007
jet2r0cks
Ever get that nice feeling after you finished watching a really good series? That’s how I felt when I finished watching Honey and Clover.


What a wonderful story. It’s a good mix of bittersweet growing pains, salty teardrops, and huge doses of soul searching, all brought about by Love. Ah yes, Love. That is what defines the plot of Honey and Clover. Through this anime, we see how love can go both ways – it can send you flying in the sky, or it can leave you with a knife in the back.


I can relate to mostly everyone in the story, and this is also why read more
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Aug 30, 2013
Doctorandus
Honey and Clover is one of the few slice of life series that deals with matters such as love and friendship very maturely, the everyday life quite realistically and the resolution with a better perspective.

It is hard for me to decide to give this show a number. With little bias in mind, with the satisfaction I received, with the delightful sound tracks, it is easy for me to give this show a 10. And my advice is, don't look at the numbers, but actually understand the wonderful story the show has to offer, the beautiful story where the little things in life are highlighted read more
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Feb 1, 2015
ran614
In life, there’s always moments of happiness. Happiness, in general, can be achieved quite easily; receiving an unexpected gift, having great success in your career, and most especially, falling in love. But have we once thought that every time happiness comes our way, there will always be someone around us that will be on the opposite side of the coin? Failure comes with success, bitterness come with love. These are bundled facts in life that no human being is immune to. In my first review, I’ll be talking about Hachimitsu to Clover or Honey and Clover. A series that tells the story about a group read more
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Recommendations

Both are really well done slice of life series that focus on students attending college focusing on artistic subjects (fine arts for Honey and Clover and classical music for Nodame Cantabile). The artistic style in both series is similar as well with well rounded humor to balance things out. I also can't help but see similarities between Morita and Nodame. I keep thinking that Nodame is the female version of Morita. :D
Both shows features talented people and the "normal" ones around them.
While HnC is more into slice of life, Sakuraso is more of a RomCom.
reportRecommended by kiosy - Add to favorites
Similarities between the characters' personalities, the art style, and the sense of humor found in both animes.
While H.C is on a university setting, KTB is on High School but it has similar pace, similar friendships and even characters with similar personalities (the serious hardworking guy that wears glasses and is in love with a much older woman (Mayama/Kaname), the funny guy that always makes parodies (Morita/Chizuru), a girl from their age that is very small and used to be closed to others until she met them (Hagu/ Mary), a sensitive kind guy (Takemoto/ Shun), a girl that has an unrequited love for the serious guy (Yamada/Hisako). The difference is, instead of an older guy that is part of the group (Shuuji), you have twins for comical relief (Yuuta and Yuki). Also, a hinted love triangle involving two boys of the group with the girl that is very small.
H & C is more mature and has more drama tough, while KtB is more comedy.
Both concentrates on each characters development and self seeking.
Both awesome and serious life stories. Animation is great, kinda similar with bright colors. I also find openings very similar, the songs, actually.

Opening Theme

"Dramatic" by Yuki

Ending Theme

#1: "Waltz" by Suneohair (eps 1-12, 24)
#2: "Mistake" by THE BAND HAS NO NAME (eps 13-23)

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