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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: 7.971 (scored by 102283 users)
Ranked: #5292
Popularity: #68
Members: 166,422
Favorites: 2,747
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2 based on the top anime page.

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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.

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
Kato, Emiri
Japanese
Kato, 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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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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Jul 3, 2014
Andrew-sama
Alright, this review isn't going to be as in-depth as my others, not by any means, but after just having finished season 1 of Baka and Test, I can say I really enjoyed the series as a whole and the comedy it had to offer. To be honest, I am not the most seasoned veteran when it comes to the sheer quantity of anime I've watched, but I can definitely say that this anime made me burst into laughter more frequently than anything I've seen so far, without question.

The comedic aspect of this show is delivered perfectly thanks to the unique premise of the 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.
If you like Baka to Test, I'm sure you are going to like this one too, as both are comedy/romance at school.

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)

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