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Alternative Titles

English: Photo Kano
Synonyms: Foto Kano
Japanese: フォトカノ


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2013 to Jun 28, 2013
Genres: Ecchi, Romance, School
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #51022
Popularity: #803
Members: 30,695
Favorites: 38
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Kazuya, a mild-mannered high school sophomore coming to the end of a very average summer break, receives a digital single lens reflex camera as a gift. His nerdy fascination with its design soon turns to wonder when he realizes this little gadget could really give his social life a shot in the arm!

(Source: TBS)

Characters & Voice Actors

Maeda, Kazuya
Maeda, Kazuya
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Maeda, Kanon
Maeda, Kanon
Ise, Mariya
Ise, Mariya
Masaki, Nonoka
Masaki, Nonoka
Saito, Chiwa
Saito, Chiwa
Misumi, Tomoe
Misumi, Tomoe
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Sawashiro, Miyuki


Yokoyama, Akitoshi
Director, Script, Series Composition
Itou, Kanae
Theme Song Performance
Kubota, Mina
Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Arrangement, Music
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Theme Song Performance

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Jul 1, 2013
Before watching this anime, you should know the definition of "omnibus format". The omnibus format main purpose is to dismantle harem genre anime such that the protagonist is able to have romantic developments with the multiple different chosen candidate without having a dispute between each other. One famous example would be the Amagami SS.

Amagami SS was the first anime that adopted the style "Omnibus Format". Each heroine had 4 episodes arc in which their romantic confrontation was completed. By each confront's conclusion, the universe would reset to the initial world for the next heroine's romantic confrontation to begin. All memories of moments that happened during read more
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Apr 21, 2014
This anime is one of the worst i've ever seen and i didn't just watch one episode. I watched eight, yes i wasted a good couple of hours sitting and wasting my time on this. Ok, its based on a game and to be fair, when you're watching it, it feels as if you were playing a videogame. But if i wanted to play i videogame i would have bought the videogame.
Now, lets start by saying that the music in this show is the most intrusive music ever, you cant focus on the utterly pathetic dialogue and almost non existent but most certainly dreadful plot read more
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shows one girl after the next, romance, school.
One guy, many girls. Shows one girl after another like in an alternative universe. Romance and some comedy.

Opening Theme

"Koisuru Lens (恋するレンズ)" by Kaori Hayato

Ending Theme

#1: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Utakano♪ (eps 1-4)
#2: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Haruka Niimi (Kanae Itou) (eps 5-6)
#3: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Hikari Sanehara (Kaori Mizuhashi) (ep 7)
#4: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Aki Muroto (Mai Nakahara) (ep 8)
#5: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Nonoka Masaki (Chiwa Saito) (ep 9)
#6: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Mai Sakura (Hisako Kanemoto) (ep 10)
#7: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Rina Yunoki (Asuka Oogame) (ep 11)
#8: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Tomoe Misumi (Miyuki Sawashiro) (ep 12)
#9: "Smile F (スマイルF)" by Kanon Maeda (Mariya Ise) (ep 13)

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