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Mikakunin de Shinkoukei

Alternative Titles

English: Engaged to the Unidentified
Synonyms: Mikakunin de Shinkoukei
Japanese: 未確認で進行形


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2014 to Mar 27, 2014
Premiered: Winter 2014
Broadcast: Thursdays at 02:13 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Doga Kobo
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.611 (scored by 57,898 users)
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Ranked: #12402
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Popularity: #402
Members: 111,141
Favorites: 508
Ranked #1240Popularity #402Members 111,141
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Episodes: /12


On Kobeni Yonomori’s 16th birthday, she gets something she was not expecting: a future husband and little sister-in-law to take care of. Hakuya Mitsumine was picked by Kobeni’s grandfather to be her fiance, and he and his sister Mashiro will be staying with Kobeni and her family from now on.

Kobeni is shocked that she is Engaged to the Unidentified, but takes this in stride, learning to live alongside a boy and little girl who she knows barely anything about. As she grows accustomed to this new life, though, she begins to learn more about the mysterious boy she has been paired up with.

Between the nearly invisible Hakuya, his deceptively mature-seeming sister, and Kobeni’s own perverted and obsessive older sister, Kobeni has her hands full. Will this arrangement turn into something beautiful, or dissolve into a broken promise?


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Characters & Voice Actors

Mitsumine, Mashiro
Mitsumine, Mashiro
Yoshida, Yuri
Yoshida, Yuri
Yonomori, Kobeni
Yonomori, Kobeni
Terui, Haruka
Terui, Haruka
Mitsumine, Hakuya
Mitsumine, Hakuya
Hatano, Wataru
Hatano, Wataru
Yonomori, Benio
Yonomori, Benio
Matsui, Eriko
Matsui, Eriko


Fujiwara, Yoshiyuki
Fujiwara, Yoshiyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Eguchi, Daisuke
Eguchi, Daisuke
Episode Director
Yoshida, Yuri
Yoshida, Yuri
Theme Song Performance
Terui, Haruka
Terui, Haruka
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(12/12)

Episode Title Aired
1 It's Important to Start Off on the Right Foot
Nanigoto mo Saisho ga Kanjin desu (何事も最初が肝心です)
Jan 9, 2014
2 It's Not Bad Having a Loli Sister-in-Law
Loli Kojuuto tte no mo Warukunai wa (ロリ小姑ってのも悪くないわ)
Jan 16, 2014
3 I Can Feel the RomCom Waves
Love Come no Hadou wo Kanjiru (ラブコメの波動を感じる)
Jan 23, 2014
4 She's Just a Pervert
Are wa Tada no Hentai desu (あれはただのへんたいです)
Jan 30, 2014
5 This Woman Has Given Birth?
Kore ga Keisanpu Da to (これが経産婦だと)
Feb 6, 2014

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"Tomadoi→Recipe (とまどい→レシピ)" by Mikakuning! (みかくにんぐッ!) (eps 2-4, 6-12)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Tomadoi→Recipe (とまどい→レシピ)" by Mikakuning! (みかくにんぐッ!) (ep 1)
#2: "Masshiro World (まっしろわーるど)" by Mikakuning! (みかくにんぐッ!) (eps 2-11)
#3: "16-sai tte iu no wa Tokubetsu na Kanji da (16歳っていうのは特別な感じだ)" by Jun Ichikawa (ep 12)

More reviewsReviews

Apr 11, 2014

"Dust in her eye? I'm gonna kill it!" - Hakuya Mitsumine.

Over the last few years, Rom-coms have become stale; the violent tsundere, a harem, the childhood friend, unrequited love, all of the shows seem to have these itsy-bitsy things. As such, the comedy becomes stale, they become increasingly dull to watch and you automatically know what is going to come next.

But not with Mikakunin de Shinkoukei.
I repeat, you will not be able to predict what will be coming next in this little anime.

Mikakunin de shinkoukei is REALLY unpredictable. It drops the bomb on huge things like it's no big deal and makes a big deal read more
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Mar 27, 2014
Engaged to the Unidentified generated very little hype coming into its season, being an adaptation of a relatively unheard of manga. So how exactly did it catch my attention when one glance of the line-up for the season had other shows I could of better invest my time with? Was it the cover image of three adorable looking girls in seifuku which called to me? Possibly... Actually, that was most definitely the case. C'mon, let's be honest; what other reason could there be and please don't tell me the synopsis had you brimming with optimism. I'm willing to give anything a chance as long as read more
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Apr 29, 2014
It seems that ‘16’ is a magic number for most girls, as in a special moment where something must happen that makes their Birthday to be unforgettable. Most times anyways, it’s just any normal day for people. But in this show, that’s not exactly the case when Kobeni Yonomori finds out that she is to be engaged with her arranged fiance Hakuya Mitsumine. As a little bonus, Hakuya also brings his younger sister Mashiro to spice up the family.

The concept no doubt comes firsthand as being cliché. We have the golden trio of the show that plays on the norms of the normal, popular, read more
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Mar 27, 2014
This is, perhaps, the first slice of life anime series to finish in this winter season. And Dogakobo had, yet again, brought out another good anime for us to watch.

When I watched the first episode of Mikakunin de Shinkoukei, I thought that it would have a great story and I felt that it would be the best romcom anime for the season. But unfortunately, I wasn’t finding that expectation I wanted. Here’s why.

The story revolved around the Yonomori sisters, Kobeni and Benio, and the Mitsumine siblings, Hakuya and Mashiro. Akane, who is the Yonomori sisters’ mom, announced that Kobeni was somewhat engaged to Hakuya by read more
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