Ranked #1855

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
Producers: Lantis, Magic Capsule
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Zexcs
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 13 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.411 (scored by 45,210 users)
Ranked: #18552
Popularity: #508
Members: 84,473
Favorites: 203
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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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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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Feb 5, 2015
Mangaka san to Assistant san is a slice of life harem comedy depicting the life of a perverted mangaka who makes the monthly manga "HajiCafe" with his assistants. It's a nice comedy. The animation and art is pretty good and the characters are all likeable.

Story 7/10:
Not much of a story. The 12 episodes pass by showing different situations of the team. Just like in Lucky Star, Danshi Koukousei and Nichijou, this anime also shows different skits. Almost every skit is funny and nice to watch.

Art 9/10:
I really enjoyed the animation and artwork of this anime. The character designs were really amazing. It looked kinda like read more
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Oct 12, 2014
Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation, is simply an anime about a guy named Aito who is a manga artist, and works closely with various people, such as Ashisu. The show has a harem-like feel since it is a 'one guy, lots of girls', but no matter how perverted Aito is, he does not have any intention to do any of the girls wrong, even if what he says and does, comes off the wrong way.

Story: To be blunt, there is very little story to the show, aside from Aito being a perverted manga artist, and Ashisu wanting to be a read more
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Jun 23, 2014
This is an anime about a man and his dream. His dream of panties. Seeing panties, smelling panties, touching panties.... Yeah that's honestly most of what this show is about. Oh, and a there's also little stuff about making manga. But it's ecchi manga about panties anyway. Each episode is divided into three or four different scenes, and almost all of them deal with panties and Aito's love for them in one way or another.

This is a harem anime about a mangaka of an ecchi manga and the girls around him. His three assistants (though two are hardly ever seen actually helping his manga at read more
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Anime: Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun
The same situation where it involves a manga artist and his assistant, except in one anime it is the guy who is going after the girls while in the other anime it is the girl who is going after the guy. 
reportRecommended by Baddie007
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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