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School Days


Alternative Titles

English: School Days
Japanese: スクールデイズ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2007 to Sep 27, 2007
Premiered: Summer 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Discotek
Studios: TNK
Source: Visual novel
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.221 (scored by 160,164 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #60072
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #112
Members: 253,820
Favorites: 1,988
6.22
Ranked #6007Popularity #112Members 253,820
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

High school student Makoto Itou first notices Kotonoha Katsura at the start of his second semester, freshman year. Immediately, he becomes entranced by her beauty, but his bashfulness doesn't allow him to approach her, even though they ride the same train every day. Instead, he snaps a photo of her in secret and sets it as his cell phone's wallpaper: a charm that, if kept under wraps, would supposedly help you realize your love. However, classmate Sekai Saionji spots the picture, but instead of ratting him out, she offers to help set him up with Kotonoha—going so far as befriending her just for him. Thus, the trio begins a rather impromptu friendship.

School Days follows the lives of these three teenagers as they traverse the joys and hardships that come with being a high schooler. In a story alive and brimming with romance and melancholy, the tale of these three students will linger in memory long after the momentous conclusion.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

School Days is based on the visual novel of the same name.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Katsura, Kotonoha
Katsura, Kotonoha
Main
Okajima, Tae
Japanese
Okajima, Tae
Itou, Makoto
Itou, Makoto
Main
Hirakawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Hirakawa, Daisuke
Saionji, Sekai
Saionji, Sekai
Main
Kawaragi, Shiho
Japanese
Kawaragi, Shiho
Kiyoura, Setsuna
Kiyoura, Setsuna
Supporting
Imoto, Kei
Japanese
Imoto, Kei

Staff

Motonaga, Keitarou
Motonaga, Keitarou
Director
Ebina, Yasunori
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Uezu, Makoto
Uezu, Makoto
Script, Series Composition
Tanaka, Hironori
Tanaka, Hironori
Storyboard, Key Animation


Edit Opening Theme

"Innocent Blue (イノセント・ブルー)" by DeviceHigh

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Usotsuki (ウソツキ)" by CooRie (eps 1, 8)
#2: "Ai no kakera (愛のカケラ)" by Miyuki Hashimoto (ep 2)
#3: "Waltz (ワルツ)" by Kanako Itou (eps 3, 11)
#4: "Kioku no Umi (記憶の海])" by yozuca* (eps 4, 7)
#5: "Look at Me" by YURIA (ep 5)
#6: "Namida no Riyuu (涙の理由)" by Minami Kuribayashi (eps 6, 10)
#7: "Anata ga... Inai (あなたが...いない) -Remix Ver.-" by Minami Kuribayashi (ep 9)
#8: "Still I Love You ~Mitsumeru Yori wa Shiawase~ (~みつめるよりは幸せ~)" by Kiriko – (ep 12)



More reviewsReviews

Yandere
Nov 21, 2007
School Days is a psychological anime, number one, so do not think it is about cute children playing in school and having happy days. School Days is an anime about how cheating on someone can really end up messing with their head and lives and how the human heart and mind are very fragile and how friendship is very precious and when destroyed in the worst way, it can have the worst consequences.

The main character is your seemingly typical anime guy in high school that listens to music and has a bunch of perverted thoughts about girls all the time, but who turns out to read more
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Xyik
Sep 30, 2007
This anime is great, great for one thing which I truly believe is its sole purpose of existence - opening pickle jars. This anime will help you with the opening of jars and various other tasks requiring brute strength. You'll feel like the Hulk after you've watched half the series. And the very reason for all of this is this anime's amazing ability to piss the viewer off like no other series I have ever seen. If you want to be angered, please, please watch this series.


Story:
Jokes aside, this anime might be considered a decent series to other people, but I seriously hated it. read more
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YoungVagabond
Aug 13, 2008
*THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS*

School Days Creator (SDC)- Hey man, I have a terrific idea for an anime series, based on this dirty animated game I've played!
Japanese Executive (JE)-Okay, I love hentai! Let's hear it.

SDC- Well, it's going to be about a guy who is a complete failure at life, an idiot loser who is intensely selfish. He gets uncontrollably nervous talking to girls, and does nothing with his life. However, the twist is that every girl who meets him falls madly in love. And he has sex with all of them.
JE-What's his driving motivation?

SDC-To fuck as many girls as possible, read more
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lawlmartz
Feb 14, 2015
"I have touched the flower that everyone wants. The feelings for that flower, I have put into words. To hurt this world was not my intention. If there was no one there to question you, would that mean you could do anything?"

Preface:
Well, today is Valentine's Day, so what better series to review than one of the most controversial love stories ever to be put in animated form? That's right, I'm talking School Days, one of the biggest cases of subverted expectations I've seen in recent days.

Overview:

Our story begins with two star crossed lovers, Makoto and Kotonoha (Katsura). Young love is so fragile, and so read more
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