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Itazura na Kiss

Itazura na Kiss

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Naughty Kiss, Teasing Kiss, Mischievous Kiss, Itazurana Kiss, It Started With A Kiss
Japanese: イタズラなKiss


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2008 to Sep 25, 2008
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.891 (scored by 45019 users)
Ranked: #6332
Popularity: #253
Members: 76,576
Favorites: 1,639
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comedy drama romance shoujo


Ever since she entered high school, Kotoko Aihara wanted to be in the same class as Naoki Irie. The only problem is that Irie is the smartest student in school contrast to Kotoko being one of the dumbest. Now in her 3rd year of high school, she still isn't there. However, one day her home gets destroyed and the only place left to go to was Irie's home. Now that she lives close to him, will their relationship be the same, or will it become greater than it is?

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Adaptation: Itazura na Kiss

Characters & Voice Actors

Aihara, Kotoko
Aihara, Kotoko
Mizuki, Nana
Mizuki, Nana
Irie, Naoki
Irie, Naoki
Hirakawa, Daisuke
Hirakawa, Daisuke
Seto, Saori
Seto, Saori
Kyouda, Hisako
Kyouda, Hisako


Yamasaki, Osamu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Yamazaki, Mitsue
Episode Director, Storyboard
Tsuda, Naokatsu
Episode Director

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Aug 31, 2009
Shoujo romance can be a bit of an annoying genre for me. First it is dominated by bishounen love interests who often look more like girls and usually have aloof or abrasive personalities that make you wonder why the heroine fell in love with them in the first place. While at first glance, Itazura na Kiss may not seem to be any different (though with the relieving lack of bishies) it evolved before my very eyes into the most heartwarming romance I have seen to date.

The plot for Itazura na Kiss is no different than your standard shoujo romance. A plain and read more
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Mar 2, 2010
Would you just back down after being told no? To be honest, very few anime make me want to actually write a review about them. This is one of the rare exceptions. I have never seen such a beautiful, but also realistic story. However, there was a myriad of things beautiful about the anime outside of the story.

The score for this anime was beautiful, not as much as one would had liked, but they did a very good job with this. The art style also stuck true to the manga written back in 1991, which I also appreciate. However, enough of that, let's get on read more
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Both series are the typical shoujo romance, with both sets of main characters not liking each other in the beginning.
Both involves adult, marriage life of the male and female characters, with the exception of how the plot flows.

Opening Theme

"Kimi, Meguru, Boku (キミ、メグル、ボク)" by Motohiro Hata

Ending Theme

#1: "Kataomoi Fighter (片思いファイター)" by GO!GO!7188 (eps 1-12)
#2: "Jikan yo Tomare" by AZU (eps 13-23)
#3: "Kimi, Meguru, Boku (キミ、メグル、ボク)" by Motohiro Hata (ep 24)

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