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Binzume Yousei


Alternative Titles

English: Bottle Fairy
Synonyms: Binzume Yousei: Bottle Fairy
Japanese: 瓶詰妖精

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2003 to Dec 26, 2003
Premiered: Fall 2003
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Xebec
Source: Original
Duration: 13 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 6.571 (scored by 5,469 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #48892
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2460
Members: 12,348
Favorites: 43
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Ranked #4889Popularity #2460Members 12,348
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

Kururu, Chiriri, Sarara, and Hororo are four little fairies that live inside bottles on their “Sensei”’s desk. Together, they have misadventures trying to understand the human world, seeking advice from the totally misinformed grade schooler next door.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hororo
Hororo
Main
Nonaka, Ai
Japanese
Nonaka, Ai
Sarara
Sarara
Main
Horie, Yui
Japanese
Horie, Yui
Kururu
Kururu
Main
Mizuki, Nana
Japanese
Mizuki, Nana
Chiriri
Chiriri
Main
Nazuka, Kaori
Japanese
Nazuka, Kaori

Staff

Iwasaki, Yoshiaki
Iwasaki, Yoshiaki
Director, Storyboard, Animation Director
Kikuta, Hiromi
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Kosaka, Harume
Kosaka, Harume
Episode Director, Storyboard
Shirane, Hideki
Shirane, Hideki
Script, Series Composition, Screenplay


Edit Opening Theme

"「教えてせんせいさん」 (Oshiete Sensei-san)" by Bottle Fairy

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Haru-uta ~Kururu~" by Kururu/Nana Mizuki (eps 01-03)
#2: "Natsu uta ~Chiriri~" by Nazuka Kaori/Chiriri (eps 04-06)
#3: "Aki Uta ~Sarara~" by Sarara/Yui Horie (eps 07-09)
#4: "Fuyu Uta ~Hororo~" by Hororo/Ai Nonaka (eps 10-12)
#5: "Shiki Uta ~Binzume Yousei~" by Bottle Fairy (ep 13)



More reviewsReviews

Splitter
Sep 17, 2008
Anime like this makes me think I'm going to have diabetes before I'm 30. Packed to the brim with saccharine sweetness, Bottle Fairy delivers a heaping helping of brain-rotting sugar... which can be a good or bad thing depending on what kind of anime you like.

The story is set up quite well in the OP. Four fairy girls come to the human world to learn to become humans. They pin their hopes and dreams on a boy whom they call "Sensei-san". Living with "Sensei-san" and given advice by his neighbor, Tama-chan, the fairies try to learn as much about being human as they can.

It's not read more
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Zirgo
Aug 3, 2007
Bottle Fairy is all about going through each day and experiencing things. Four faeries want to become human but in order to do so they first need to understand what it means to be human. And so they take help from their human friend and Sensei to start their training.
This series goes through the Japanese calender and bring up traditions and folklore. It is very funny most of the time as the different personalities of the faeries and the way they interpret situations vary a great deal. This, combined with the fact that the episodes are in a short format, about 11 minutes when neglecting read more
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ktulu007
Apr 24, 2013
Xebec is one of those studios with a decent output that I've somehow managed to largely overlook. I've reviewed three of their works so far. The good Rinne No Lagrange, the mediocre Bakuretsu Hunters and the downright terrible Mnemosyne. One trend you may notice is that these works tend to be for older audiences. So, how does a studio like Xebec handle an anime with children as the primary audience? To find out let's look at Bottle Fairy.

Bottle Fairy doesn't have a cohesive story so much as it does a scenario. Four faeries associated with the seasons come to Earth in bottles where read more
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spleen1013
Dec 14, 2009
Bottle Fairy, cleverly disguised as a lighthearted and innocent comedy about four small fairies discovering the world around then and learning to become humans, also hides a dark side that may not be readily apparent.

The man known only as 'Sensei-san' keeps these fairies in bottles on his desk. If you're like me, the first thing you think of is the Legend of Zelda, and you wonder if he sacrifices the fairies to restore his own life. Rather than that though, he uses them as his own personal harem, taking advantage of Stockholm Syndrome, causing a prisoner to develop affection for their hostage-taker.

Furthermore, Sensei-san read more
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