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Yurumates

Yurumates

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ゆるめいつ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 24, 2009
Duration: 37 min. per episode
Rating: G - All Ages
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 6.551 (scored by 2014 users)
Ranked: #46652
Popularity: #3072
Members: 3,864
Favorites: 3
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Yurume, an 18-year old "ronin" and recent high school graduate, has high hopes of being accepted and attending Tokyo University. She moves into an apartment complex, the Maison du Wish, located on the outskirts of Tokyo where other ronins living there are studying for upcoming college acceptance exams.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Yurumates
Sequel: Yurumates ha?
Other: Yurumates 3D

Characters & Voice Actors

Matsukichi
Matsukichi
Main
Hino, Satoshi
Japanese
Hino, Satoshi
Aida, Yurume
Aida, Yurume
Main
Momoi, Haruko
Japanese
Momoi, Haruko
Kawano, Sae
Kawano, Sae
Main
Kuwatani, Natsuko
Japanese
Kuwatani, Natsuko
Tanaka, Kumi
Tanaka, Kumi
Main
Matsuki, Miyu
Japanese
Matsuki, Miyu

Staff

Momoi, Haruko
Theme Song Performance
saxyun
Original Creator



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Aug 15, 2009
Skadi
One of my weaknesses as an anime viewer is chibi style animation. There is something so awesomely adorable about it that will make me smile every time I see it. Combined with amusing slice of life storylines make Yurumates an extremely enjoyable viewing delight.

Yurumates features a series of mostly unrelated shorts that follow the tenants of a small apartment building in Tokyo. Since the building is a low rent and fairly rundown because the cast are poor students, most of the humor revolves around the life of a struggling student. This is likely to be a lot more funny for people who read more
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Aug 14, 2009
chinaboat
A series of short vignettes, each basically an animated version of a 4-koma comic strip, I don't wonder if this isn't a collection of pieces that aired individually but were put together to form this single piece. The humor is very dry of the "Oh, I get it" variety, once again pointing to its print origins. It's been my experience that the drier humor becomes the harder it is to translate (even some British humor is beyond most Americans and vice verse and they, theoretically, speak the same language) and this seems to be what's happening here - to western tastes it's just not that read more
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Recommendations

Both are slice of life comedies dealing with students living together in an apartment building and both feature frequent Chibi gags.
Good "slice of life" for otaku, same sketch-humor style...
reportRecommended by R-kun - Add to favorites

Opening Theme

"Loosey Goosey (るーじー・ぐーじー)" by Halko Momoi

Ending Theme

"Loosey Goosey (るーじー・ぐーじー)" by Momoi Haruko

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