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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 15445 users)
Ranked: #28522
Popularity: #805
Members: 34,184
Favorites: 61
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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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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Related Anime

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
Hanazawa, Kana
Theme Song Performance
Saito, Chiwa
Theme Song Performance
Tamura, Yukari
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance



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Jul 26, 2014
Jarrbearr
This was one of the 2014 animes that i was looking forward to, but got disappointed and stopped around episode 3. After giving it another shot and recently re-watching it, I can say that i greatly enjoyed this. Though it is a comedy, a lot of it is off perverted stuff and can be over the top.

Overall - 9/10
The story is nothing complicated, but nothing enough to make me stray away from the anime. The art is top quality through the anime and never ceased to fail me. The opening & ending compliment the anime well and background music fits each mood perfectly. The character read more
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Apr 4, 2014
Ryuuhoshi
My pick for "Underrated Anime of Winter 2013/14"...

Usually the titles which are in the spotlight would be those involving intense action, intense feels, or those which were adapted from already popular manga or LNs. However, it has been proven over the past few seasons that some of the ones which are less popular may turn out to be that decent after all.

Nou-rin was by no means an anticipated series. The LN was relatively unknown by most, and there wasn't a manga adaptation. Hence when I first started watching it, I really didn't know what to expect from it. And 12 weeks on, I'm glad read more
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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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