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Nourin

Nourin

Alternative Titles

English: No-Rin
Japanese: のうりん

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2014 to Mar 29, 2014
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.061 (scored by 16756 users)
Ranked: #28292
Popularity: #788
Members: 36,553
Favorites: 64
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Synopsis

When the national idol Kusakabe Yuka suddenly retired from the entertainment business, it shocked the world and it devastated teenager Hata Kosaku. Kosaku was Yuka's biggest fan and her departure left him depressed. His classmates at the Tamo Agriculture School finally are able to get him to leave his room and attend his class, but to everyone's amazement, Kusakabe Yuka (her stage name) comes into the class under the name Kinoshita Ringo as a transfer student. Kosaku realizes he has the once in a lifetime opportunity to get to personally know his dream girl and, together with his group of friends, try to find out why she is here and become closer than just classmates.

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Adaptation: Nourin

Characters & Voice Actors

Hata, Kousaku
Hata, Kousaku
Main
Asanuma, Shintaro
Japanese
Asanuma, Shintaro
Kamatori, Kei
Kamatori, Kei
Main
Hatano, Wataru
Japanese
Hatano, Wataru
Kinoshita, Ringo
Kinoshita, Ringo
Main
Tamura, Yukari
Japanese
Tamura, Yukari
Nakazawa, Minori
Nakazawa, Minori
Main
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese
Hanazawa, Kana

Staff

Oonuma, Shin
Director
Saito, Chiwa
Theme Song Performance
Tamura, Yukari
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Inoue, Marina
Theme Song Performance



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Jun 17, 2014
Dontaskme
Who knew farming could be filled with so much passion and fun? Well, probably not as much in real life, but certainly in anime anything can be made fun, even something as mundane as farming. And oh boy, did I have fun watching this one.

With unique characters and strange, humorous twists at every episode, I was grinning most of the time. The personalities of the characters were simply and elegantly presented, allowing for easy understanding of where they were coming from and the kind of person each character was. Well, except a few. A bonus was that, amidst all of the fun, there was a read more
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May 10, 2014
MarcoAlencar81
The anime is more comedy than "romance". It has some parts with kind of drama/romantic themes but the main thing here is the comedy borderlining silly and nonsensical. Every episode was fun to watch. The characters are interesting, the main is well balanced between wacky and serious, the support characters are interesting. The main theme is very interesting, the references and self awareness are good too. I really enjoyed and I wish there was another season or more episodes.
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Recommendations

Very similar feel and humour. Aki from BakaTest and Kousaku from Nourin are spitting images of each other in personality! Nourin is smuttier though ...
Similarities:

Both have the same setting in an agricultural high school.

Both have the same main characters who came from the city to study in the said school.

Both also involves the same main character's who are running away from something.

Both main character's wear glasses.

Dissimilarities:

One anime is focus on one main character, while in the other anime it is evenly distributed among the group of characters.

the glasses wearing main character has that "from the frying pan to the fire" kind of predicament, while the other glasses wearing character is more of a "from the fire to the frying pan" thingy.




Opening Theme

#1: "Cordless☆Dere☆PHONE (コードレス☆照れ☆PHONE)" by Yuka Kusakabe (Yukari Tamura) (ep 1)
#2: "Himitsu no Door kara Ai ni Kite (秘密の扉から会いにきて)" by Yukari Tamura (eps 2-11)

Ending Theme

#1: "Himitsu no Door kara Ai ni Kite (秘密の扉から会いにきて)" by Yukari Tamura (eps 1, 12)
#2: "Mogitate ♥ Fruit Girls (も・ぎ・た・て♥フルーツガールズ)" by Ringo Kinoshita (Yukari Tamura) and Minori Nakazawa (Kana Hanazawa) (eps 2, 4-7, 9)
#3: "Minori no Zokkon Mirai Yohou (みのりのぞっこん未来予報♥)" by Minori Nakazawa (CV: Kana Hanazawa) (ep 3)
#4: "Ponytail no Shijuu (ポニーテールの四十)". by Bekki Natsumi (CV: Chiwa Saito) (ep 8)
#5: "Kimi to New Day (君と*にゅう*DAY♡)" by Kochou Yoshida (CV: Marina Inoue) (ep 10)
#6: "Cordless☆Dere☆PHONE (コードレス☆照れ☆PHONE)" by Ringo Kinoshita (CV: Yukari Tamura) (ep 11)
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