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Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu

Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu

Alternative Titles

English: Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts
Synonyms: The Idiot, the Tests, and the Summoned Creatures, Baka to Test to Shokanju, BakaTest
Japanese: バカとテストと召喚獣

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2010 to Apr 1, 2010
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.931 (scored by 123163 users)
Ranked: #6172
Popularity: #80
Members: 203,729
Favorites: 3,078
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Synopsis

The story centers around Akihisa Yoshii, the "baka" of the title. His academy rigidly divides up the student body into classes based on the results of tests. The prodigies are in the A class with reclining seats complete with air conditioning, but Akihisa is in F class, the lowest rung of the school ladder which is furnished only with low, decrepit tables and worn-out straw tatami mats. A girl named Mizuki Himeji is actually one of the smartest girls in Akihisa's sophomore year, but she had a fever on test day and was pigeonholed into the F class. Besides Mizuki (who Akihisa secretly adores), the F class also has Yuuji Sakamoto, the class president who has been Akihisa's friend and partner-in-crime since the freshman year.

The school happens to have developed experiments to summon fantasy creatures, and Akihisa decides to rally F class to take on the higher-tiered classes and seize their perks. The F class uses the summoned creatures in an all-out battle for school supremacy.

Episodes

Episodes  0 / 13
Aired  Jan 7, 2010 to Apr 1, 2010
Status  Finished Airing
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Related Anime

Adaptation: Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu
Spin-off: Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu: Christmas Special
Side story: Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu Specials
Sequel: Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu: Matsuri

Characters & Voice Actors

Himeji, Mizuki
Himeji, Mizuki
Main
Harada, Hitomi
Japanese
Harada, Hitomi
Jeong, Mi Sook
Korean
Jeong, Mi Sook
...
Kinoshita, Hideyoshi
Kinoshita, Hideyoshi
Main
Katou, Emiri
Japanese
Katou, Emiri
Palencia, Brina
English
Palencia, Brina
...
Kirishima, Shouko
Kirishima, Shouko
Main
Marchi, Jamie
English
Marchi, Jamie
Isomura, Tomomi
Japanese
Isomura, Tomomi
...
Sakamoto, Yuuji
Sakamoto, Yuuji
Main
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Japanese
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Doty, Terri
English
Doty, Terri
...

Staff

Oonuma, Shin
Director
Kameyama, Toshiki
Sound Director
Marchi, Jamie
Script
Takayama, Katsuhiko
Script, Series Composition



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Apr 14, 2015
poorqs
As we know school romantic comedies are not a new concept in anime, neither are kids with “superpowers”, but recycling these dull ideas is what makes this anime unique. The easiest way to describe it, is to imagine a medley of cliched genres, characters, and plots thrown into one single anime. But the author somehow takes these overused ideas, and turns it into one of the greatest rom-coms ever.

The anime itself is quite a mess of ideas honestly, it's a pretty weird concept. It takes place in a school called Fumizuki Academy, a school where grades dictate which classes you are put in. The read more
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Oct 27, 2013
kurokoko
If you want to see Anime all bundled up into one in the most stereotypical setting with the most cliche characters and unoriginal title and all the hilariously idiotic romance you could ask for, this is for you-- I love it!

I had the experience of watching Baka no Test as one of my first Shojo anime and I could hardly contain my outbursts of laughter and confusion. Then, I watched it after watching a lot of anime, and I still laughed because it brought back so many memories.

You have the cute, perfect, sexual magnet, (who can't cook) innocent girl that the hero seems to have read more
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Feb 1, 2015
torrapamii
Stupidity, one of the main concepts of comedy. Sometimes it can be annoying, other times it can be hilarious. For this anime, it's the latter.

Story: 8/10

Not a lot of things goes on in this anime, but sometimes that doesn't matter for some anime such as this. In the anime, a lot of things happen randomly and that can make it funny, such as unexpected situations and unpredictable responses from each character. The comedy overpowers the romance genre in this anime. Whenever there are ecchi scenes, 90% there would be Kouta having nosebleeds. The ecchi genre also adds more to the comedy, and not a lot read more
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Apr 2, 2010
Yammin
Comedy is subjective. Some people prefer witty satire and others prefer blunt brainless nonesense. Well, Baka to Test is the latter of the two. Just like its namesake, Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu (Idiots and Tests and Summoning Beings) is one hell of an idiotic show. But it serves its purpose of providing nonsensical entertainment, and I'm afraid if you are expecting otherwise then Baka to Test is not for you.

To many, the story is – to put it plainly – outright stupid. Students are split into classes from A-F based on their academic skills; A being full of smartarses and F being crammed read more
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Recommendations

Similar type of useless main character who shines in the most useless of ways. Semi-harem type. But on top of everything they have the same kind of humor and ways of executing the humor.
Very similar feel and humour. Aki from BakaTest and Kousaku from Nourin are spitting images of each other in personality! Nourin is smuttier though ...
They're both comedies that make fun of an overused topic (card battles and zombies). And they both have a male character that is used in a female role.
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Having a crazy school life? Well... it can't possibly be as crazy as the lives of any of the students in either one of these Anime.
Who would think that you could get a serious Anime from either story lines, but somehow the people who came up with the idea for both made it work. There is humor built into the story line too and it is very enjoyable despite the corniness.
If you're looking for laughs, look no further.

Opening Theme

"Perfect-area complete!" by Natsuko Asou

Ending Theme

#1: "Baka Go Home" by milktub (eps 1-6, 10-13)
#2: "Hare Tokidoki Egao" by Hitomi Harada, Kaori Mizuhashi, Emiri Katou, and Tomomi Isomura (eps 7-9)

Recent News

FUNimation Acquires Baka Test & Dance in the Vampire Bund ( 1 2 3 4 )
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04-16-11, 12:03 PM
OVA of Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu Announced ( 1 2 )
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01-03-11, 2:38 PM

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