Edit Anime Information
What would you like to edit?
 

Glasslip


Alternative Titles

English: Glasslip
Japanese: グラスリップ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 2014 to Sep 25, 2014
Premiered: Summer 2014
Broadcast: Thursdays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: P.A. Works
Source: Original
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 5.551 (scored by 41,416 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #70512
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #584
Members: 87,875
Favorites: 149
5.55
Ranked #7051Popularity #584Members 87,875
Add to List
Episodes: /13

Synopsis

What if you hold the power to hear the voices or see fragments of images from the future? Would that be a good thing or a bad thing? Glasslip follows the life of Touko Fukami, an aspiring glass artist born from a glass artisan family. She enjoys her worry-free life in Fukui, save for the fragments of images that she sees on occasion.

On her 18th summer, she meets the transfer student Kakeru Okikura at her school, and then again at her favorite café called Kazemichi together with all four of her friends. The voices from the future lead Kakeru to Touko, and his arrival disrupts her mediocre existence. All six of the friends must face their most unforgettable summer full of hope, affection, and heartache.

Background

No background information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding background information here.

Episode Videos


Related Anime


Characters & Voice Actors

Fukami, Touko
Fukami, Touko
Main
Fukagawa, Seria
Japanese
Fukagawa, Seria
Okikura, Kakeru
Okikura, Kakeru
Main
Osaka, Ryota
Japanese
Osaka, Ryota
Nagamiya, Sachi
Nagamiya, Sachi
Main
Taneda, Risa
Japanese
Taneda, Risa
Takayama, Yanagi
Takayama, Yanagi
Main
Hayami, Saori
Japanese
Hayami, Saori

Staff

Horikawa, Kenji
Horikawa, Kenji
Producer
Nishimura, Junji
Nishimura, Junji
Director, Series Composition
Tsujitani, Kouji
Tsujitani, Kouji
Sound Director
Anzai, Takefumi
Anzai, Takefumi
Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Assistant Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Natsu no Hi to Kimi no Koe (夏の日と君の声)" by ChouCho (eps 1-12)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Toumei na Sekai (透明な世界)" by nano.RIPE (eps 1-12)
#2: "Natsu no Hi to Kimi no Koe (夏の日と君の声)" by ChouCho (ep 13)



More reviewsReviews

BanjoTheBear
Sep 25, 2014
(This has been adapted from my reddit thread)

Teenage romance is a hot topic in the anime world. Some shows are able to capture this phenomenon quite well (White Album 2, Clannad, etc.) while others miss the mark. But even those shows that don't hit that bulls-eye at least land somewhere on the board. Glasslip is a show that not only misses the board but also hits some stranger passing by, causing a huge debacle that mirrors the contents of this anime. This is quite arguably one of the worst ones I have ever seen.

STORY

Glasslip begins in much the same way that Nagi no Asukara does. read more
I found this review Helpful
Satire
Sep 27, 2014
What happened to my comfy slice of life series about glass blowing? I asked myself this question every single time I finished an episode and the ED started rolling. After somehow managing to finish this awful series about teenage angst, forced drama, and supernatural horseshit, I feel disappointed. Not only in this series, but also in myself. Somewhere deep inside me must reside a little masochist devil that enjoys watching me suffer through terrible anime.

Saying that Glasslip had a story is laughable. It's as if the writing behind the series just patched together random ideas and put it on the screen. Even upon completion read more
I found this review Helpful
Stark700
Sep 25, 2014
When I think of Glasslip, the show reminds me of a candle melting. At first, the fire shines strong and bright. Then, as time goes on, it slowly burns itself out and eventually into ashes. Honestly, Glasslip isn’t too different. It’s a show that started off with a decent premise but slowly burn itself out. Glasslip doesn’t induce creative drama, laudable realism, or a genuine slice of life. Rather, it’s an empty series that is misguided by its story and characters that almost makes us feel sorry for what it created. Well, almost.

Produced by P.A Works with director Junji Nishimura involved, it’s no surprise that read more
I found this review Helpful
SevenKnights
Sep 25, 2014
**CAUTION SPOILER ALERT**

I haven't written a review in years and for good reason. I didn't have to review them. The shows I watched I enjoyed. No need to tell others the ups and downs because I believed everything was an Up.


Now this show... It started off good. Likable characters (*cough*Yanagi*cough*), interesting scenario of a girl who sees "fragments of the future and a drifter who can also take part in this phenomenon with her)


As the story progressed it went from "This is cool" to "What in god's name is going on?".

The story doesn't take a sudden turn and became some Drama filled mess, it literally read more
I found this review Helpful

Recommendations


Recent News

Q3 2014 Anime Licenses [Update 9/28]

Q3 2014 Anime Licenses [Update 9/28]

Sentai Filmworks (North America): Hitsugi no Chaika (Chaika the Coffin Princess) Shirogane no Ishi: Argevollen (Argevollen) Ao Haru Ride (Blue Spring Ride) Akame ga ...read more

Summer 2014 Simulcast List [Update 7/26]

Summer 2014 Simulcast List [Update 7/26]

Crunchyroll (All times are Pacific for premium users):Himegoto Streaming Dates: Mondays at 9 AM starting July 28 (Available one week later for free members) Territor...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Glasslip Episode 13 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
Stark700 - Sep 25, 2014
413 replies by AnimeAddict117 »»
Jul 21, 8:26 AM
Poll: Glasslip Episode 5 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 )
Stark700 - Jul 31, 2014
152 replies by Shocked »»
Jun 26, 9:58 AM

Recent Featured Articles

Top 15 Perfect Anime Houses: Home Sweet Homes

Top 15 Perfect Anime Houses: Home Sweet Homes

Home is where the heart is, but sometimes, people need more than just love. Ever fantasized about living in your anime dream house? Come check out this collection of 15 magnificent anime houses, each unique in their own way. Some are beautiful and cozy, while others have more extravagant forms!