Ranked #5323
Photokano

Photokano

Alternative Titles

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

Information

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

Statistics

Score: 6.361 (scored by 19733 users)
Ranked: #53232
Popularity: #928
Members: 42,432
Favorites: 43
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Synopsis

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!

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Background

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Characters & Voice Actors

Niimi, Haruka
Niimi, Haruka
Main
Itou, Kanae
Japanese
Itou, Kanae
Sanehara, Hikari
Sanehara, Hikari
Main
Mizuhashi, Kaori
Japanese
Mizuhashi, Kaori
Muroto, Aki
Muroto, Aki
Main
Nakahara, Mai
Japanese
Nakahara, Mai
Maeda, Kazuya
Maeda, Kazuya
Main
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Japanese
Shimazaki, Nobunaga

Staff

Yokoyama, Akitoshi
Yokoyama, Akitoshi
Director, Script, Series Composition
Kawazoe, Kengo
Kawazoe, Kengo
Sound Director
Yuasa, Masaaki
Yuasa, Masaaki
Storyboard
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Theme Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(0/13)

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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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darkj25
Jul 1, 2013 10:16 AM
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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Stark700
Jul 2, 2013 11:42 AM
Well, what do we have here. It's PhotoKano, a series based off the dating game of the same name. The series focuses on this young boy named Kazuya Maeda who happens to be a high school student enjoying the youth of his life. Perhaps he is enjoying it too much though with that little toy of his. It's a camera and used to capture memories through its lenses. With imagination, you can discover magic through a camera. But that's just all an imagination because in PhotoKano, magic doesn't exist. Rather, there exists many girls who wants to pose for you in lascivious positions just wanting read more
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Ressamp
May 11, 2013 12:56 AM
I've made another review. The original one (the one I wrote at six episodes out of ten) is below.

~ Completed Review ~

Photo Kano was definitely a disappointment. The first few episodes led me on, it suggested potential that was definitely never realized. And that, makes me sad. It makes me sad because Photo Kano was something that I had actually looked forward to watching - that implementation of photography, actually really interested me. The art and character design, were actually appealing. The opening, wasn’t amazing, but it was better than average. It was potential. From the very first episode, I felt some, if any potential. read more
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Nose_Bleed
Jun 15, 2013 1:55 PM
This series is a fine example of wasted potential. When I discovered this anime I was really looking forward to watch it, I'm a great fan of romance, even the cheesy, sometimes forced, type of romance, and after learning this show used the now more popular omnibus format I defenitely had to give it a try because I was expecting something along the lines of Amagami SS which was fine by me. The idea of having a show where all the possible scenarios are depicted is in my opinion an asset because fans can't get angry with pairings since they get all of them, it's read more
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