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White Album

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: W.A.
Japanese: ホワイトアルバム


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 4, 2009 to Mar 29, 2009
Premiered: Winter 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Seven Arcs
Source: Visual novel
Genres: Drama, Harem, Music, Romance
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.781 (scored by 17,125 users)
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Ranked: #41482
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Popularity: #1017
Members: 48,472
Favorites: 116
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Episodes: /13


Can a relationship between a regular college student and an idol singer survive? That is the question that White Album tries to answer. Touya Fujii is a normal college student with normal worries—namely balancing his classes and his job he works to pay for school. He is also concerned about the amount of time he has to spend with Yuki Morikawa, or rather, the lack of it.

Being an up and coming idol singer, Yuki has concerns of her own. Even though she's not yet as popular as experienced veteran Rina Ogata, Yuki is turning heads and landing interviews on television. This should be a good thing, but not everyone is happy about the attention she receives from the media and from Rina. The idol industry is surprisingly cutthroat, and rival singers have their eyes on Yuki.

While it may seem exciting to watch your girlfriend on television, how does Touya really feel about all this? Between the challenges associated with Yuki's career and other people that Touya meets at his university, their relationship may not last…


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Characters & Voice Actors

Ogata, Rina
Ogata, Rina
Mizuki, Nana
Mizuki, Nana
Morikawa, Yuki
Morikawa, Yuki
Hirano, Aya
Hirano, Aya
Fujii, Touya
Fujii, Touya
Maeno, Tomoaki
Maeno, Tomoaki
Shinozuka, Yayoi
Shinozuka, Yayoi
Park, Romi
Park, Romi


Shioya, Yoku
Shioya, Yoku
Sound Director, Recording
Tsuda, Naokatsu
Tsuda, Naokatsu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yase, Yuki
Yase, Yuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Tokoro, Tomokazu
Tokoro, Tomokazu
Episode Director, Key Animation

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"Shin Ai" by Nana Mizuki

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#1: "Maiochiru Yuki no Youni" by Suara
#2: "Shin Ai" by Nana Mizuki (Ep 13)

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Aug 13, 2015
What else could go wrong???....Oh yeah....that

This anime was fairly entertaining but it was a huge cluster F*ck.
at times you laugh and at others you want to reach through the screen and pimp slap the crap out of the MC
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Mar 31, 2009
*An underrated series with plenty of potential for its second season.*

“The beginning has ended.” - White Album

A year where internet does not exist.
A year where cassette tapes still dominates in the media industry.
A year where cell phone, the size of a brick, has just emerged in the market.
A year where the story of White Album takes place.

White Album often presents viewers with these muddy views of reality. There is often no clear distinction from right or wrong, good or evil. There is, however, often grief and suffering caused by various circumstances and misunderstandings. More often than not, people simply turn their head and walk away read more
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May 4, 2009
Cheaters never win. They just end up banging a lot of chicks.

White Album is a true life story about what it means to be a guy in the real world. In fact, a lot of people will say that this anime is fake and that there is no way that, how many were there, three, no, SIX girls would want to jump the bones of Joe Average, but you know what?? It's real, kids! In fact, it helps a lot when said loser in question is a big tool. Girls like that stuff. What success that the main character of this anime is a read more
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Feb 21, 2009
If you're seriously thinking of watching this, I would advice you to think twice.
The first thing you have to put in mind when watching this series is that the setting is 1986, when handphones were still not that common, and national idols still existed.

Story (5/10)
The story starts out very nicely, with very well-done introductions of the characters. We have the main guy who is dating the supposedly main girl, who is doing her best to be an artist. That's where everything goes down in an avalanche. It's a very plain romance drama with very little comedy and it drags along like a log. read more
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