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Kyouran Kazoku Nikki

Kyouran Kazoku Nikki

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 狂乱家族日記

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 2008 to Oct 4, 2008
Genres: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.401 (scored by 7541 users)
Ranked: #18582
Popularity: #1582
Members: 18,343
Favorites: 90
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

Popular Tags

comedy sci-fi

Synopsis

Midarezaki Ouka is used to having strange things happen to him -after all, he is the head of the Great Japanese Empire Paranormal Phenomena Bureau of Measures. But when he catches a small cat girl in the shopping district stealing apples, his whole life rearranges to fit a new operation...

OPERATION COZY FAMILY.

Thousands of years ago, Enka the God of Destruction, was killed. However, with a dying breath it claimed that its child would appear and destroy humanity. Now in futuristic Japan, all of the potential children of Enka have been found and placed into a haphazard family.

Teika the lion, Gekka the jellyfish, Yuuka the oni, Ginka the cross-dressing mafia son, and Hyouka the bioweapon--along with their parents Ouka and Kyouka (the ruler of a demon underworld)--all live under one roof in a family frenzy.

Episodes

Episodes  0 / 26
Aired  Apr 12, 2008 to Oct 4, 2008
Status  Finished Airing
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Adaptation: Kyouran Kazoku Nikki

Characters & Voice Actors

Midarezaki, Ouka
Midarezaki, Ouka
Main
Kondou, Takayuki
Japanese
Kondou, Takayuki
Midarezaki, Kyouka
Midarezaki, Kyouka
Main
Fujimura, Ayumi
Japanese
Fujimura, Ayumi
Midarezaki, Ginka
Midarezaki, Ginka
Main
Fujita, Yoshinori
Japanese
Fujita, Yoshinori
Midarezaki, Chika
Midarezaki, Chika
Main
Tomatsu, Haruka
Japanese
Tomatsu, Haruka

Staff

Kuroda, Yasuhiro
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kamitsubo, Ryouki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Satou, Masafumi
Episode Director, Storyboard



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Nov 27, 2008
Thaiberium
There seems to be a lack of reviews of Kyouran Kazoku Nikki where all the episodes have been watched at the time of writing so I shall attempt to fill that void.

The Diary of a Crazed Family, that should tell you something about this anime. In fact, if you were any bit serious about it, it would take your face to the curb and beat it out of you. At least for the most part. But let's get this party started shall we?

There is no real story in Kyouran Kazoku Nikki, each episode could easily function as a standalone short, but that read more
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Aug 8, 2008
OverChasm
Okay, I'm writing this review before the series has finished airing, which means two things. First of all, my opinion is subject to change by the time it has finished airing. Secondly, I'm basically a guinea pig reviewer.

After reading the synopsis of Kyouran Kazoku Nikki, you may have some light suspicions that this anime may be a bit crazy.

It is crazy. Normally, when you hear of an anime that features an officer of a paranormal agency and six descendants of an ancient monster, you expect it to be some sort of fantasy/sci-fi shounen series. Well, Kyouran Kazoku Nikki throws that convention out the window like read more
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May 3, 2008
BladerJC
The story, well, there is no story. It's just the events of an extremely messed up family, the Miderazaki's, consisting of a cyborg, catgirl, gay son, lion, two oni daughters, a freaky jellyfish, and a military officer human. It focusus on the plan 'Cozy Family'. I forgot to mention all of the people, except the human and the older oni daughter, are children of enka, an evil demon that died a long time ago and said his children will come back to take revenge. this plan was to get the children of enka to enjoy life and to not think about destroying the world. read more
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Feb 8, 2009
paksheet
Story: The show wasnt as random as I thought it would be. It keeps on switching between drama and comedy, which is very confusing. There are way too many serious parts, and too few funny parts. If you liked the randomness of the first episode, and want to watch something similar, dont bother watching the rest. With the cast of characters, I feel that the show could have been done a lot better.

Art: The art is awesome, no com...plaints there.

Sound: I think that having different ending songs each sang by a different member of the family is a good idea for their part. The OP read more
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Recommendations

Both about normal unfortunate males that are thrown into a random marriage with a not so human bride and go through hell because of their crazy family and friendsxD Very random and funny.  
Both series are fantascial and spontaneous comedies that make a point of flaunting otaku memes to get great laughs. These series use a similar style of over-the-top craziness and ridiculous gags throughout a large cast. Also, parallels can be drawn between the main female leads as spontaneous supernatural loli gods that always get their way. =^_^= 
reportRecommended by saka - Add to favorites
Over-eccentric main girl
flat out crazy scenarios
inhuman subordinates (~ish) 
At times they leave you thinking - "what the hell has just happened". Plot? Who needs solid plot? 
Both of them have great, crazy humor. The action are very fast and chaotic. The characters are a parody of science fiction/ slice of life series, yet they are likeble.  
Both have a self-centered main heroine, both involve a family situation with superpowers, and Ouka and Minamoto are very similar characters on the surface. 

Opening Theme

"Chōsai Kenbo Sengen (超妻賢母宣言)" by MOSAIC.WAV

Ending Theme

"Appare Henka Ja. 「あっぱれ変化じゃ。」" by Rina Satou
"Boku wa Koushin Saremashita (ボクハ更新サレマシタ)" by Ryou Hirohashi
"Codename wa Lady-X (コードネイムはLady-X)" by Yoshinori Fujita
"Hen na Kami-sama Shitteru yo 「ヘンな神さま知ってるよ」" by Kana Hanazawa
"Kyōran Senki~Nichijō no Kamisama~ (狂乱戦記 ~日常ノ神サマ~)" by Ayumi Fujimura
"Sekai de Ichiban Yabai Koi~ 「世界で一番ヤバイ恋~」" by Haruka Tomatsu
"THE PITFALLS" by Takayuki Kondou
"Wagahai wa Shougojuu de Aru ka? 「我輩は守護獣である、か?」" by Hiroki Yasumoto
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