Ranked #3351

D.C.: Da Capo

Alternative Titles

English: D.C.~Da Capo~
Japanese: D.C.~ダ・カーポ~

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2003 to Dec 27, 2003
Premiered: Summer 2003
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Lantis
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Feel, Zexcs
Source: Visual novel
Genres: Drama, Harem, Magic, Romance
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.971 (scored by 20,842 users)
Ranked: #33512
Popularity: #978
Members: 45,735
Favorites: 166
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Synopsis

Every year the flowers bloom. Mysterious Cherry Blossoms blooming all over a crescent shaped island. That island is the island of Hatsune...

The main character who goes to Kazami Academy, Asakura Junnichi, has the power to see the dreams of other people in his sleep. He was also taught magic by an old lady that allows him to create sweets.

One day, Junnichi seems to have seen someone's dream again while he was sleeping. Inside that dream, a girl who was a childhood friend of his appeared. But, he was woken up by his sister Asakura Nemu, forcing him to come back to his regular life. Nemu doesn't actually have any blood relation to Junnichi but their bond is deeper than other real brothers and sisters. So deep that it gives the illusion that they're lovers.

It was another peaceful normal day waking up early in the morning and going to Kazami Academy. Together with childhood friend Amakase Miharu, the academy idol Shirakawa Kotori, the two sisters Mizukoshi Moe and Mako who prefer eating nabe on the school roof for lunch. Going through their day as usual, their childhood friend, Yoshino Sakura, who they thought had moved to America suddenly appears. It was a surprise for Junnichi and Nemu. Sakura tells them, "I came to finish the promise we made during our childhood"...

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Characters & Voice Actors

Asakura, Nemu
Asakura, Nemu
Main
Nogawa, Sakura
Japanese
Nogawa, Sakura
Yoshino, Sakura
Yoshino, Sakura
Main
Tamura, Yukari
Japanese
Tamura, Yukari
Asakura, Junichi
Asakura, Junichi
Main
Tai, Yuuki
Japanese
Tai, Yuuki
Shirakawa, Kotori
Shirakawa, Kotori
Supporting
Horie, Yui
Japanese
Horie, Yui

Staff

Kikuta, Hiromi
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Abe, Masashi
Abe, Masashi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ikeda, Mamiko
Ikeda, Mamiko
Script, Series Composition
Sayama, Kiyoko
Sayama, Kiyoko
Storyboard

More episodes Episodes(0/26)

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Opening Theme

#1: "Sakura saku mirai koiyume" by Yozuca (eps 1-25)
#2: "Sonzai" by CooRie (ep 26)

Ending Theme

#1: "Mirai he no Melody" by CooRie (eps 1-7,9-14,16-20)
#2: "Utamaru Ekaki Uta" by Haruko Momoi (eps 8,15)
#3: "Sonzai" by CooRie (eps 21-25)
#4: "Sakura saku mirai koiyume" by Yozuca (ep 26)



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Stripey
Jul 21, 2008
Da Capo is not for everyone. Especially anti-bishoujo vigilantes who'd surely find plenty of flaws to reinforce their misconceptions of a very very misunderstood class of anime. However, for those who are willing to look beyond its sub-tag of 'harem' and "eroge (adult games) conversion", you might just find an anime gem that few in the genre can outsparkle.

Story - 8

Da Capo has a very interesting premise and is a surprisingly coherent story. It achieves this in 2 ways. First, by never forgetting the thrust of the series. It could be an episode featuring one of the numerous side characters or typical high school read more
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lonehunter88
Mar 8, 2010
Okay, so it's one of the most popular harem titles in japan, probably only second to KEY's big hits. It's even tiring to try to track the amount of side stories and sequels and doujin productions for this huge title.
But surprisingly despite all the hype this series gains, it totally killed all my expectations.

Story:
Okay honestly it started pretty nice.. with all the moe charm points you would find in any harem title. But it isnt really cool when the introduction episodes are cut to half time and u're forced to watch gravure videos of some of the seiyuus. they could have put more read more
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KY791
Nov 14, 2007
Story: 5/10~5.5/10 Its a pretty decent story. Its your average romance comedy, with a sample of drama and magic. Even so, I didn't find anything that particularly there that interested me, except maybe the "Forbidden Sibling Love". There are also a few things that I found "cheesy" such as: "The Island where sakura trees never wilt", "A love struggle between girls" as well as classic harem scenarios. When it first began I kinda enjoyed it, but I started to lose interest the mid to mid-last episodes as they focused more on the relationship between the two of the leads and the main male lead, read more
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Etopenguin
Feb 3, 2009
To be perfectly honest, I don't see what's bad about Da Capo except for the storyline; the characters are well drawn, they have unique and amusing personalities but aren't made to be 'over the top'. Throughout the anime, we see six different girls' relationship with the male protagonist Jyuunichi Asakura improve and we see that they all have feelings for him. However, we only see two of the girls actually confront each other about their feelings for Jyuunichi (i think that this is great since the story would probably go on for too long if all of the girls began to fight each other), these read more
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Recommendations

Anime: Gift: Eternal Rainbow
Both animes focus on an illegitimate brother and sister relationship (although in both cases they're not blood related) involving the male protagonist. And while this love in coming into fruition, other girls are also typically interested in this male protagonist. In addition, magic plays a vital role in either helping this relationship develop or hindering it in both animes. One thing to note is that Da Capo has more harem (i.e. more girls interested in the main character) relative to Gift. 
reportRecommended by zanmato666
Anime: Shuffle!
As in Shuffle!, there is a wide variation of characters. The story is based on magic, similar to Shuffle!'s main plot. There is also quite a resemblance between character personalities. I also recommend Da Capo: Second Season. 
reportRecommended by Bondius
Anime: Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka
When I watched this I had strong feeling of Dejavu. Both the main heroes' name are Ju nichi as well. The animation quality was nicely done for both as well. Although some different in character design the characters from Akane-Iro give an oddly familiar feeling to that of Da Capo's cast as well, especially Minato (*cough* Nemu *cough*).  
reportRecommended by KY791
Anime: Canvas 2: Niji-iro no Sketch
Again harem/romance type. similar character designs and behavior. You got to like it when you liked the other one 
reportRecommended by Guybrush
Anime: Kanon (2006)
It is a story of love and hidden desires all set in school life. It has a similar setting as Kanon where a male protagonist surrounded by a group of girls and each girl has her own story to tell. 
reportRecommended by Aniangel
Anime: Clannad
The story of the both almost the same . Love and Romance during their high school life .
Story is very touching and lively as we continue to watch it .
Compare to real life, we need to work hard just to obtain the thing we want >.< 
reportRecommended by melficelair

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