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Kiniro Mosaic


Alternative Titles

English: KINMOZA!
Synonyms: Kinmosa, Golden Mosaic
Japanese: きんいろモザイク

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2013 to Sep 21, 2013
Premiered: Summer 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Media Factory, Showgate
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Gokumi
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.421 (scored by 27,957 users)
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Ranked: #18462
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Popularity: #760
Members: 69,743
Favorites: 505
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

Shinobu Oomiya once left Japan to participate in a homestay in England. During her time there, she became close friends with Alice Cartelet, the daughter of the family she was living with. However, when it was time for Shinobu to return to Japan, the two were able to express their sorrow despite the language barrier between them.

Five years later, now a first year student in high school, Shinobu receives a letter by air mail in a language she does not
understand. This letter is penned by none other than Alice, detailing her own homestay in Japan. In fact, Alice will be attending Shinobu's high school and living with her! Alongside their friends Youko Inokuma, Aya Komichi, and Karen Kujou, the five girls attend school together and learn about what their different cultures have to offer, day after day.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Characters and songs from this series also appear in the rhythm game Miracle Girls Festival, which was released on the PlayStation Vita in December 2015.

The conversation school Coco Juku directed the series' English segments.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kujou, Karen
Kujou, Karen
Main
Touyama, Nao
Japanese
Touyama, Nao
Komichi, Aya
Komichi, Aya
Main
Taneda, Risa
Japanese
Taneda, Risa
Cartelet, Alice
Cartelet, Alice
Main
Tanaka, Manami
Japanese
Tanaka, Manami
Inokuma, Youko
Inokuma, Youko
Main
Uchiyama, Yumi
Japanese
Uchiyama, Yumi

Staff

Tanaka, Motoki
Tanaka, Motoki
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Nawa, Munenori
Nawa, Munenori
Episode Director, Storyboard
Takahashi, Tatsuya
Takahashi, Tatsuya
Script


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Nose_Bleed
Sep 18, 2013
It is known for a while that the cute x (girls + things) formula can either be the salvation or the damnation of an anime. While some Slice of Life shows tend to emphasize the characters and leaving out every other elements, ending up failing their purpose of entertaining, other shows manage to use the right dosage of cute elements and comedy to bring out the best of the Slice of Life genre.

As heartwarming as they come, Kiniro Mosaic (Golden Mosaic in english) was a surprise in the 2013 summer anime line up. Sometimes being simple is the best way to bring entertainment and read more
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GBKeroberos
Oct 7, 2013
Pros:
-Charming, amusing characters, rendered with delightful art and voices
-Tried-and-true premise with a peripherally novel twist
-Enjoyable storylines

Cons:
-Missing that special spark of excellence


Kiniro Mosiac is another take on the boundlessly popular “cute schoolgirls” genre.

The first episode engagingly presents the main twist on the formula, mostly through an extended flashback—the two main characters are ethnically contrasting childhood friends who reunite when the British national transfers to a Japanese high school.

The fish-out-of-water antics of the foreigner, and her fellow countryman who eventually joins her, make for some enjoyable incidents as the featured group of friends navigate the everyday situations that are common to young students. The diverse, but very read more
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Firechick12012
Sep 22, 2013
Don't you just hate it when an anime looks like it'll be good and then turns out to not be so?

Seriously, I really want to like this show. I really do. The first episode was so sweet, so charming, and reminded me so much of Ikoku Meiro no Croisee, I didn't mind having a nice little slice of life anime to watch. I didn't have any expectations at first as I didn't know much about it, but when I saw the first episode, I thought it'd be a nice exploration of cultural differences similar to how Ikoku Meiro no Croisee was. I thought it'd be read more
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NekoKnuckle
Sep 4, 2014
First review!

Overall, not a bad show, but not a fantastic one either. Let's get into it!

~Art & Sound~
VERY cute/moe/sparkle-y art. Nothing breathtaking, but no real problems. Has some cute moments in alternate art styles.

OP and ED were pretty good, but nothing really special. Not much to comment on. However, it is worth noting that sometimes, the ED would randomly play, like, 8 minutes into the episode. Then there'd be ~13 more minutes of content after it, and THEN the episode would end. It was weird. Why did they do this? WHO KNOWS.

Both Art and Sound read more
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