Ranked #1797

Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation

Alternative Titles

English: The Comic Artist and His Assistants
Synonyms: The Comic Artist and Assistants
Japanese: マンガ家さんとアシスタントさんと THE ANIMATION


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2014 to Jun 24, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 13 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.421 (scored by 42,281 users)
Ranked: #17972
Popularity: #511
Members: 78,982
Favorites: 177
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The story depicts the work-life of a perverted mangaka, Aito Yuuki, and his assistant, Ashisu Sahoto. Constantly pressured by his editor and lacking experience with girls, Aito asks Ashisu to act as a reference.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Aito, Yuuki
Aito, Yuuki
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Ashisu, Sahoto
Ashisu, Sahoto
Hayami, Saori
Hayami, Saori
Kuroi, Sena
Kuroi, Sena
Kugimiya, Rie
Kugimiya, Rie
Otosuna, Mihari
Otosuna, Mihari
Noto, Arisa
Noto, Arisa


Furuta, Takeshi
Furuta, Takeshi
Motoyama, Satoshi
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Itami, Aki
Itami, Aki
Script, Series Composition
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Theme Song Performance

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Opening Theme

"Junsui na Fujunbutsu (純粋なフジュンブツ)" by StylipS

Ending Theme

#1: "Spica." by StylipS (eps 1-11)
#2: "Owarinaki Pantsu (終わりなきパンツ)" by Yuuki Aito (CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka) (ep 12)

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Nov 27, 2015
This. This is how ecchi should be done.
Now before I go onto my review about Mangaka-san to Assistant-san, I want to preface by saying that this show will go over a lot of people’s heads. Ecchi is usually either a big hit or a complete whiff; that’s the reality. And for me, it was a homerun.

Mangaka-san to Assistant-san is formatted with 13 minute long episodes. Many people may question this, as we are all accustomed to the usual 23 minute setting, but regardless of its short length, this show managed to maintain an astounding “laughs per episode” for me (if I were to pull a read more
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Nov 6, 2015
It's a cute show, it knows what it wants to do and does it pretty well. Animation isn't that good but that's not the important part. The characters interactions are funny and adorable and there are some heartfelt moments. The panties obsessed MC is very funny and likeable, and the show doesn't go too overboard with is obsession. The other characters are mainly just the generic tropes; tsundere, airhead, and loli, but they are all very likeable and funny. In the end its a nice 12 episode 13 minute show, if you have some free time it can easily be watched in an afternoon.
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Jun 23, 2014
As Spring Season for 2014 comes to a close and I start to reflect back at the series I followed, there will be a handful of series that will be memorable. Such a series as Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation that will be a part of the few series I will most definitely remember. It has been a long time where I have came across an anime that is extremely hilarious and to have me in hysterics multiple times in one sitting, and all it takes you might ask? All it takes is 13 minutes. This is hands down the best comedy series of read more
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Oct 26, 2015
Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to is your basic harem/comedy anime and here is what I honestly have to say about it after finishing 12 episodes just recently.

Story [7/10]:
Ok, here's the thing, I'm not saying the story is boring, matter of fact, I like it, but it's kinda cliché if you get me. The anime is episodic with each episode being unique every character of the show and each episode having a new comedic skit.

Art [8/10]:
Well, to be honest with you, there's not much I can say about the art. Zexcs did a brilliant job making the art soothing. Also, I love the character designs of read more
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Both are anime about a mangaka and his assistant(s) but Mangaka-san is more ecchi. 
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Anime: Seitokai Yakuindomo
Both are comedy harems with cliche set of plot and archetypes, character interactions usually leads to off-color humor. They're also both in skit while SYD uses is more focus on slapstick, MTATTA uses a variety of meta-humor and comedic analogies. The manzai roles are also reversed between the series. 
reportRecommended by Azraniel
Anime: Bakuman.
Both MCs are mangaka (manga artists), although Mangaka-san to Assistant-san is more on the comedy side, and it doesn't really have an actual story unlike Bakuman. 
reportRecommended by YuzutoZ
Anime: Mangirl!
Both involves MC who are into manga.

Both also involves an MC who has a rather peculiar attitude.

Both have a short duration time.


One was more of a shojo type while the other was more on ecchi.

One anime was more of a gag type of comedy, while the other one was more of an ecchi type of comedy.
reportRecommended by Nasty001
Anime: Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata
both have manga/doujinshi/ero game theme.while mangaka san focuses on comedy and echhi. saekano focuses a bit more on charachter development and little drama.that being said the comedy in saekano is pretty nice too.i personally hate "sticky ,cliche"drama however in saekano the drama is interesting ,smooth and not not too long.
the main point which appealed to me of both is that the harem elements are showed very well in both 
reportRecommended by opzoro
Anime: Doujin Work
Both series have weird characters, betting their life on manga. Though one is a perverted serialized mangaka, while the other is a naive girl that just started into the doujin world. 
reportRecommended by NoHeart

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