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Azumanga Daioh


Alternative Titles

English: Azumanga Daioh: The Animation
Synonyms: Azumanga Daiou
Japanese: あずまんが大王

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 2002 to Oct 1, 2002
Premiered: Spring 2002
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:25 (JST)
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.081 (scored by 82,377 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #4252
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #240
Members: 159,826
Favorites: 3,785
8.08
Ranked #425Popularity #240Members 159,826
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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

Azumanga Daioh is about high school life through the eyes of six girls with unusual personalities: Chiyo (the 10-year-old genius), Osaka (the resident airhead), Sakaki (the shy one prone to cat bites), Tomo (the loose cannon), Yomi (the short-tempered one) and Kagura (the resident jock).

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kasuga, Ayumu
Kasuga, Ayumu
Main
Matsuoka, Yuki
Japanese
Matsuoka, Yuki
Sakaki
Sakaki
Main
Asakawa, Yuu
Japanese
Asakawa, Yuu
Mihama, Chiyo
Mihama, Chiyo
Main
Kaneda, Tomoko
Japanese
Kaneda, Tomoko
Takino, Tomo
Takino, Tomo
Main
Higuchi, Chieko
Japanese
Higuchi, Chieko

Staff

Nishikiori, Hiroshi
Nishikiori, Hiroshi
Director, Storyboard, Casting Director
Tsuruoka, Yota
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Masunari, Koji
Masunari, Koji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ohata, Kiyotaka
Ohata, Kiyotaka
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Soramimi Cake" by Oranges & Lemons

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"Raspberry Heaven" by Oranges & Lemons



More reviewsReviews

jet2r0cks
Jun 19, 2007
It seems to me that people who have seen Azumanga Daioh are divided into two groups. The first group consists of people who enjoyed it, and thought it was the best thing since sliced bread. The other consists of those that thought it was boring and nonsensical. I find myself right in the middle.

It wasn’t so bad story wise – usually I’m all for “anything goes” anime. The problem I had with it was that it wasn’t as funny as I thought it would be. I had a few laughs now and then, mostly thanks to Osaka, but there were times when I thought the read more
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Ranivus
Mar 27, 2008
Azumanga daioh is one of the funniest animes i have ever seen PERIOD! Azumanga takes place during the high school years of a handful of girls. No its not a girls only school but the only main characters are ALL girls. The entire cast all run the gamut of moe-ness. Ranging from super chibi to a girl that thinks she's not cute.

The story is basically a slice of life anime basically meaning it a Seinfeld-esqe sitcom surrounding high school girls. Theres no real story element, and thankfully no multiple part episodes are around here. Just short simple and hilarious situations that can be finished in read more
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AuNaturel
Sep 12, 2010
Azumanga Daioh took me by complete surprise. I discovered it from a YouTube clip where she meets "Chiyo's father" and I thought it was the funniest thinger I have seen in a long time. I asked around and was wondering if it would interest me. After researching it for a bit I decided that yes, I would watch it. I sure am glad I looked at the related videos that day, that clip eventually led me to watch the awkwardly hilarious slice of life anime known as Azumanga Daioh.

Story : This is a slice of life anime, and what that read more
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ColdBeans
Jan 20, 2009
STORY
7/10
Azumanga Daioh is a show about nothing, literally. Think of it like Seinfeld, but with high school girls and as much hilarity, and you've got all the bases covered. The episodes revolve around six girls and their daily life at a high school, which always ends up being random in some way.

The comic formula is hilarious. Many scenes will make you scratch your head and wonder "eh?" while simultaneously laughing, while other scenes make you laugh by repeating the same thing over and over and over and over, far past the point where you think it should have just stopped the joke. The best read more
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