Ranked #1501

Kimikiss Pure Rouge

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kimi-kiss pure rouge
Japanese: キミキス pure rouge

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2007 to Mar 23, 2008
Premiered: Fall 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Bandai Visual, Lantis
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Visual novel
Genres: Drama, Romance, School
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.511 (scored by 26,278 users)
Ranked: #15012
Popularity: #872
Members: 52,006
Favorites: 271
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Synopsis

Kouichi Sanada and Kazuki Aihara's childhood friend Mao Mizusawa has returned after living in France for a couple of years. Kouichi is surprised to learn that, since her parents are remaining overseas for the time being, his mother has agreed to let Mao stay with them. The three friends help each other deal with the ups and downs of high school romance.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Futami, Eriko
Futami, Eriko
Main
Tanaka, Rie
Japanese
Tanaka, Rie
Mizusawa, Mao
Mizusawa, Mao
Main
Ikezawa, Haruna
Japanese
Ikezawa, Haruna
Hoshino, Yuumi
Hoshino, Yuumi
Main
Koshimizu, Ami
Japanese
Koshimizu, Ami
Sakino, Asuka
Sakino, Asuka
Main
Hirohashi, Ryou
Japanese
Hirohashi, Ryou

Staff

Kasai, Kenichi
Kasai, Kenichi
Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Suzuki, Youhei
Suzuki, Youhei
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kawamura, Tomoyuki
Kawamura, Tomoyuki
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(0/24)

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Opening Theme

"Aozora loop (青空loop)" by marble

Ending Theme

#1: "Negaiboshi (願い星)" by Snow* (eps 1-12)
#2: "Wasurenaide (忘れないで)" by Suara (eps 13-24)



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Bondius
Mar 24, 2008
Wow. Just wow. After watching the last episode of Kimikiss, I can say that this was one of the best romance animes I've seen in a long while.

Story
The story is so simple ... it's about true love. We all chase it, but not all catch it. And that's what our two main guys are doing as well. Revolving around the typical high-school environment, two events of the first episode put a whole romance story in motion, a romance story you probably won't forget that easy. It seems so simple and human that you easy forget about this world and live the feelings of the read more
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Master10K
Feb 11, 2008
A satisfying Rom/Com that focuses not only on a main boy & girl but on all the stars of the show. This series has a very casual feel to it, with a typical level of teenage angst.

KimiKiss ~ Pure Rouge is a Slice of Life, Romance anime about the daily lives of high school students. Unlike most of the “visual novels” – to – “anime adaptations”, this one does not carry an overall theme or concept but it’s just about normal daily lives of the characters. The story itself is very casual so some may get bored of it but as a person who’s seen read more
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Erisu
Nov 14, 2007
Yosha! My newest addiction: Writing reviews! =D Let's start with this one, people!

Story
Well, the ones with brains already saw that this is a romantic gerne. If you don't like romance at all then I think that this anime is nothing for you. I'm really the romance type so of course I like the story from Kimi-Kiss ~Pure Rouge~. So for the ones that also are into romance, you should really watch this. I give the story a 9! <3

Art
Mmm.. what can I say about the art. Well, you can see that this anime is kinda new but it isn't the best art that I've seen read more
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iSuckAtWriting
Apr 5, 2014
Seven girls. Two guys. One school. A lot of romance. I won’t blame anyone for flinching at what those words imply, since the high school romance genre is done to death. But I’m not jaded enough to start bashing unoriginal stories just because they’re unoriginal; any story can be good with enough care. But instead of talking about entertainment philosophies, let’s look at Kimikiss ~Pure Rouge~.

The story opens with a quick scene of a lass arriving in town, followed by a scene where main lead Kouichi wakes up from a dream he can’t remember. But as he wakes, the doorbell rings with that lass standing read more
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