Ranked #800

Ichigo Mashimaro

Alternative Titles

English: Strawberry Marshmallow
Japanese: 苺ましまろ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 15, 2005 to Oct 14, 2005
Premiered: Summer 2005
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.811 (scored by 18,580 users)
Ranked: #8002
Popularity: #1049
Members: 40,094
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"Cute girls doing cute things in cute ways."

Everyday things make up the fabric of life—whether it's making friends, going to school, trying to make money, or celebrating a holiday. Ichigo Mashimaro is a heartwarming series that follows the daily lives of Itou Chika, her sister Nobue, and her friends Miu, Matsuri, and Ana.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Matsuoka, Miu
Matsuoka, Miu
Orikasa, Fumiko
Orikasa, Fumiko
Itou, Nobue
Itou, Nobue
Nabatame, Hitomi
Nabatame, Hitomi
Itou, Chika
Itou, Chika
Chiba, Saeko
Chiba, Saeko
Coppola, Ana
Coppola, Ana
Noto, Mamiko
Noto, Mamiko


Sato, Takuya
Sato, Takuya
Director, Script, Storyboard, Series Composition, Screenplay
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Oota, Masahiko
Oota, Masahiko
Episode Director, Key Animation
Kanbe, Mamoru
Kanbe, Mamoru
Episode Director, Storyboard

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Opening Theme

"Ichigo Complete" by Saeko Chiba, Fumiko Orikasa, Ayako Kawasumi and Mamiko Noto

Ending Theme

"Classmate" by Orikasa Fumiko

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Aug 25, 2007
Ichigo Mashmiaro is another slice of life anime set around the life of four Elementary School friends and a sister. Theres no ecchi but there are LOADS of fanservice in this show. You can tell just by watching the first episode. Its even more frequent in the ova's. Also, the power word for this show is CUTE. I cant emphasize this enough... CUTE is allover.

For some reason the chemistry between all of them really make for a unique experience. Their character traits sound so standard for a slice of life comedy but the way its executed is far better than most anime of its read more
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Dec 31, 2014
"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."


Ichigo Mashimaro is definitely a very niche anime to say the least, and one that many people might find simply dull. Despite this Ichigo Mashimaro is by no means a bad title or even an average one, as it manages to craft a unique and soothing experience through a very simple but effective formula.

STORY: 6/10

The story of Ichigo Mashimaro follows the daily lives of five girls Ana, Miu, Matsuri, Chika, and Chika's big sister Nobue along the course of a year as they live their simple daily lives and at times get into read more
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Aug 28, 2015
Ever since I've seen Azumanga, I've been on a quest to find some slice of life comedy with cute girls that I'll like as much as my favorite anime. After a few failed attempts, I have finally found something I got hooked on after the first episode. Ichigo Mashimaro!

I do like moe and cute-girls-doing-cute-things, but I don't like each and every anime that has those. It has to be done properly. And this is, at least in my opinion, done properly. Cute-girls-doing-cute-things at its best.

We have five protagonists: four 10 and 11 year old girls who go to school and face everyday situations typical for read more
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Aug 15, 2007
Excuse me while I gush over this series, it's almost too cute to bear. I, perhaps, would have overlooked it if it wasn't for the 3 volumes of the Ichigo Mashimaro manga I have sitting on my shelf. I often find myself not liking the art in the anime if I was exposed to the manga first, but in this case I was pleasantly surprised; the characters in both were drawn very similar, almost identical. The backgrounds lack the detail of other anime, but I can't say that it bothered me much.

(If you've read the manga, you'll notice the shuffling of the chapters, the read more
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While Ichigo Mashimaro was able to maintain its innocent humor across many releases, Minami-ke's first season was the only successful attempt at a funny slice-of-life anime of that particular franchise. They share the same humorous elements and can provide you with many minutes of laughter. I recommend you quit watching Minami-ke after the first season to avoid disappointment. 
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It's also a slice-of-life anime, and, of course, features cute lolis. 
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Manabi Stright is another version of Ichimashi.. I mean, little girls and their lives.. 
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4 cute girls in Ichigo Mashimaro and 4 cute girls in k-on. Their personalities are really similar too and both animes are really funny.  
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Each anime has young cute girls, doing cute things. They both have a foreigner from England, and the other characters are interested by her foreign-ness. Kiniro Masaic has more of a schooling setting than Ichigo Mashimaro. 
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Both are funny in the same way that hanging out with your best friends and talking and laughing about nothing in particular is funny. 
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