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Rec

Rec

Alternative Titles

Japanese: レック

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 9
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 3, 2006 to Mar 31, 2006
Producers: Shaft, TBS
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Duration: 12 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.541 (scored by 28650 users)
Ranked: #13282
Popularity: #575
Members: 47,214
Favorites: 170
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

comedy drama romance slice of life

Synopsis

Fumihiko Matsumaru is an average salaryman with no girlfriend. He invited his colleague Miss Tanaka to a movie but was stood up. Right at the time he was about to toss tickets into a trash can, a cute girl appeared and asked him not to waste those two tickets. After movie and dinner, he escorted her home and found they live in the same neighborhood, yet unfortunately her apartment caught on fire hours later. Having nowhere else to stay, rookie seiyuu Aka Onda moved to Matsumaru's place, and the two had started a "more than friend but not yet lovers" relationship under the same roof while keeping this secret from their employers.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Rec
Side story: Rec Special

Characters & Voice Actors

Matsumaru, Fumihiko
Matsumaru, Fumihiko
Main
Yasumura, Makoto
Japanese
Yasumura, Makoto
McKinney, David Lee
English
McKinney, David Lee
...
Onda, Aka
Onda, Aka
Main
Sakai, Kanako
Japanese
Sakai, Kanako
Bae, Jeong Mi
Korean
Bae, Jeong Mi
Yoshioka
Yoshioka
Supporting
Toyoguchi, Megumi
Japanese
Toyoguchi, Megumi
Zeller, Emily Woo
English
Zeller, Emily Woo
Tanaka
Tanaka
Supporting
Koyama, Kimiko
Japanese
Koyama, Kimiko
Zeller, Emily Woo
English
Zeller, Emily Woo
...

Staff

Kubota, Mitsutoshi
Producer
Ooshima, Miku
Assistant Producer
Nakamura, Ryuutarou
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director



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Sep 27, 2008
Tenchio
REC only spans ten episodes (counting the DVD special) and those episodes aren't even full-length, yet it manages to be more heartwarming and entertaining than many longer series. It isn't groundbreaking at all, but if you don't hate predictable romance anime, it is a perfect way to cheer you up when you're feeling a little down.

Onda Aka is a rookie voice actress who one day encounters the salary man Matsumaru Fumihiko, who's been stood up by his date, in front of the cinema. Long story short, Aka makes Matsumaru watch the movie together with her and the flames of love are ignited. Later the same read more
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Apr 4, 2014
Raikounen
To be honest, I wasn't expecting much from this anime. The reason why I decided to watch it is just because it's from Shaft, thus I thought the artwork would be great with the unique Shaft style. My thoughts was wrong. (If you're not familiar with the word Shaft, it's an anime studio responsible for the unique artwork, gag, and cinematography of Bakemonogatari, Madoka Shoujo Madoka Magica, Nisekoi and much more)

The story is about an office guy, a salary man(Japanese white collar businessman) to be precise, who is living with a girl who dreamt on becoming a voice actress. Although living together and already did read more
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Recommendations

They are both about seiyu, nothing more nothing less.
Love Get Chu is about a group of aspiring seiyuu, while REC is about one rising seiyuu. It's rather difficult to find seiyuu anime, but both of these shows are cute and addicting.

Opening Theme

"Cheer! ~Makka na Kimochi~ (Cheer! ~まっかなキモチ~)" by Kanako Sakai

Ending Theme

"Devotion" by BRACE;d

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