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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: #52792
Popularity: #854
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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
Kawazoe, Kengo
Sound Director
Yuasa, Masaaki
Oogame, Asuka
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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Jul 2, 2013
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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Similar situations, has arc's just like Amagami SS and its seems to be based along the same style of story setup.
Both girls in these anime fall for one guy.
If you love school romance drama and this anime is for you.
and both are definitely worth watching!

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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