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Servant x Service

Servant x Service

Alternative Titles

Japanese: サーバント×サービス

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2013 to Sep 27, 2013
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.901 (scored by 20667 users)
Ranked: #6152
Popularity: #619
Members: 39,120
Favorites: 147
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Synopsis

Anime about the staff of the health and welfare section of the ward office of a certain city. Newcomers Hasebe Yutaka, Yamagami, Miyoshi Saya, and their supervisor Ichimiya Taishi go through the everyday quirks of working at their office.

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Adaptation: Servant x Service

Characters & Voice Actors

Chihaya, Megumi
Chihaya, Megumi
Main
Toyosaki, Aki
Japanese
Toyosaki, Aki
Hasebe, Yutaka
Hasebe, Yutaka
Main
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Japanese
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Ichimiya, Taishi
Ichimiya, Taishi
Main
Sakurai, Takahiro
Japanese
Sakurai, Takahiro
Miyoshi, Saya
Miyoshi, Saya
Main
Nakahara, Mai
Japanese
Nakahara, Mai

Staff

Yamamoto, Yasutaka
Director
Abe, Noriyuki
Storyboard
Nakahara, Mai
Theme Song Performance
Kayano, Ai
Theme Song Performance



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Sep 26, 2013
Stark700
Working is no easy task. In fact, getting by every single day with a job is something we all want especially in today's world of recession. With the current economy era, it's best to work hard and keep up with your job hoping you don't hear the two forbidden words known as 'you're fired!' For three certain newcomers, they've become new employees at a Health and Welfare Department of a certain government office at a certain city in Hokkaido. In Servant x Service, we get to see an insight look on what it's like to work in such an environment and their daily lives.

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Sep 6, 2013
smileyboyrocks
There is a recurring issue with many slice-of-life shows that predominantly feature comedy: a tendency to neglect clear development in the narrative. The result of this lack of plot progression is that the humour soon becomes repetitive and events that take place can become almost painfully predictable, particularly if this show focuses on a smaller cast of characters, or even a single character (yes WataMote, I am talking to you). Static characters and predictable gags are the bane of comedy, while surprise, suspense, anticipation and variation are the sugar that can make it oh-so-sweet.

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Recommendations

Same mangaka, so the similarities are endless - humourous happenings between a bunch of quirky characters in a work-based setting.

If you liked one, you will like the other!
Don't let the titles fool you. Servant x Service and Hataraki Man can be misleading at first but comes handy dandy with its elements of surprise especially in the working field.

In both series, there's an office woman who works and puts a lot of her effort at what she does whether its' benefiting the company or the public as a whole. At the same time, they sometimes slack off during breaks and occasionally gets into situations involving the typical 'office romances'.

The working environment portrayed in these two series are somewhat realistic but contains a lighthearted tone fused with comedy. There's many cases in which we feel a bit sorry for some of the characters. For Lucy in Servant x Service, this could relate to her new adjustment involving her job. For Hiroko in Hataraki Man, it can be related to her habit of overworking.

Opening Theme

"May I Help You? (めいあいへるぷゆー?)" by Lucy Yamagami (Ai Kayano), Saya Miyoshi (Mai Nakahara), Megumi Chihaya (Aki Toyosaki)

Ending Theme

#1: "Hachimitsu Doki (ハチミツ時間)" by Lucy Yamagami (CV: Ai Kayano) (eps 1-4)
#2: "Hachimitsu Doki (ハチミツ時間)" by Saya Miyoshi (CV: Mai Nakahara) (eps 5-8)
#3: "Hachimitsu Doki (ハチミツ時間)" by Megumi Chihaya (CV: Aki Toyosaki) (eps 9-12)

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