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Golden Time


Alternative Titles

English: Golden Time
Japanese: ゴールデンタイム

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2013 to Mar 28, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2013
Broadcast: Fridays at 02:35 (JST)
Producers: Genco, Starchild Records
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Light novel
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Seinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.921 (scored by 124,027 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #6402
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #128
Members: 227,448
Favorites: 3,779
7.92
Ranked #640Popularity #128Members 227,448
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Episodes: /24

Synopsis

Banri Tada is a newly admitted student at a private law school in Tokyo. However, due to an accident, he lost all of his memories. During his freshman orientation, he encounters another freshman from the same school, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, and they hit it off at once. Without any memory of each other, their lives become more and more intertwined as if set by the hands of fate. But what is their fate, and will it lead to happiness or another memory to forget…

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Background

Episode 1 was previewed at a screening in Tokyo on September 23, 2013. Regular broadcasting began on October 4, 2013.

Episode Videos


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Characters & Voice Actors

Kaga, Kouko
Kaga, Kouko
Main
Horie, Yui
Japanese
Horie, Yui
Tada, Banri
Tada, Banri
Main
Furukawa, Makoto
Japanese
Furukawa, Makoto
Hayashida, Nana
Hayashida, Nana
Main
Kayano, Ai
Japanese
Kayano, Ai
Yanagisawa, Mitsuo
Yanagisawa, Mitsuo
Main
Ishikawa, Kaito
Japanese
Ishikawa, Kaito

Staff

Kon, Chiaki
Kon, Chiaki
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Nakano, Hideaki
Nakano, Hideaki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kajii, Sega
Kajii, Sega
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


Edit Opening Theme

#1 "Golden Time" by Yui Horie (eps 1-12)
#2 "The♡World's♡End" by Yui Horie (eps 13-24)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Sweet & Sweet CHERRY" by Yui Horie (eps 1-12)
#2: "Hanneikyuuteki ni Aishite yo♡ (半永久的に愛してよ♡)" by Yui Horie (eps 13-23)
#3: "Golden Time" by Yui Horie (ep 24)



More reviewsReviews

ch20youk
Jun 12, 2014
It makes me sad to see such negative reviews in the two review spots. This is definitely one of my favorite romantic anime out there. Yes, the whole amnesia plotline is rather wonky. Yes, the characters can be a bit overdramatic (although honestly, it's nothing I haven't seen in real life). But what really gets me is people claiming this show lacks depth. I firmly believe that this show has some of the most well-written characters I've ever seen. In fact, I think the people saying this show lacked depth just missed all the nuances (which, granted, were at times hard to see. But once read more
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jiroutachi
Mar 27, 2014
Every once in a while, you watch something bad that doesn't feel like a total waste of time, because it's just so bad that you learn from it exactly what you never want to see from any form of media again. Or teaches you exactly what NOT to do if you write something yourself.

Golden Time was honestly such a terrible experience that it was almost rewarding.

The entire show was like an empty shell; you could keep looking long and hard for a pearl as much as you wanted and nothing but disappointment would surface. I give them credit for at least trying to escape the read more
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Kynov
Aug 1, 2014
"People would only wants the old me not the present me" - Tada Banri

Golden Time is something that tingles in my mind for a few days after i watched it. Back in the November, i was already put Golden Time in my plan to watch, since so many sites recommend that this anime is your-must-watch anime in winter season and so after it has finished aired, i watched it and i must say i have a really "golden time" when watching it.

As far as you can see, Golden Time is labeled with comedy and romance genre. The genre that we often said as the most read more
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StyleF1re
Apr 8, 2014
Updated: 17, Dec 2014


It is only natural to project high expectations on any anime associated with a renowned classic (penned by the original creator of Toradora!). Through six episodes it seemed as though Golden Time was primed to become the next big romantic-comedy hit from J.C. Staff, but the luminous promise soon became a glimmering afterthought. Repercussions relative to the story, pace, characters, and key revelations accumulated until the series finally imploded in spectacular fashion to conclude.


SPOILERS onward (based on final impressions).


The root of Golden Time’s problems stems from its peculiar inclusion of the supernatural element. Rather than an actual representation of this “alternate” Banri, read more
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