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Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu

Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu

Alternative Titles

English: Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
Synonyms: Full Metal Panic Fumoffu, Fullmetal Panic? Fumoffu
Japanese: フルメタル・パニック? ふもっふ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 26, 2003 to Oct 18, 2003
Genres: Action, Comedy, School
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.271 (scored by 95996 users)
Ranked: #2292
Popularity: #185
Members: 144,338
Favorites: 2,191
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Synopsis

It's back-to-school mayhem with Kaname Chidori and her war-freak classmate Sousuke Sagara as they encounter more misadventures in and out of Jindai High School. But when Kaname gets into some serious trouble, Sousuke takes the guise of Bonta-kun—the gun-wielding, butt-kicking mascot. And while he struggles to continue living as a normal teenager, Sousuke also has to deal with protecting his superior officer Teletha Testarossa, who has decided to take a vacation from Mithril and spend a couple of weeks as his and Kaname's classmate.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Sagara, Sousuke
Sagara, Sousuke
Main
Seki, Tomokazu
Japanese
Seki, Tomokazu
Chidori, Kaname
Chidori, Kaname
Main
Yukino, Satsuki
Japanese
Yukino, Satsuki
Testarossa, Teletha
Testarossa, Teletha
Supporting
Yukana
Japanese
Yukana
Bonta-kun
Bonta-kun
Supporting
Kaneda, Tomoko
Japanese
Kaneda, Tomoko

Staff

Hatta, Yoko
Hatta, Yoko
Producer
Hamano, Takatoshi
Hamano, Takatoshi
Producer
Takemoto, Yasuhiro
Takemoto, Yasuhiro
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Tsuruoka, Yota
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director

More episodes Episodes(0/12)

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Opening Theme

"Sore ga Ai Deshou (それが、愛でしょう)" by Shimokawa Mikuni

Ending Theme

"Kimi ni Fuku Kaze (君に吹く風)" by Shimokawa Mikuni



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TheLlama
Jul 15, 2008 5:13 AM
Okay, first things first. One: If you haven't watched the original Full Metal Panic! series, watch it beforehand. Knowing the characters *will* make the humor better. Two, if you didn't like the part of the original series that was about Sosuke and Chidori's everything but normal high school life, turn around, because that's all Fumoffu is about. Okay, let's get to reviewing.

The story in Fumoffu follows, as mentioned, Chidori and Sosuke's wacky high school life, and has none of the mecha aspects that FMP! had. This means that there is room for tons of comedy - given that you liked that part of FMP! read more
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vault2049
Feb 23, 2009 7:41 AM
After watching all the FMP seasons I have to say that, without a doubt, Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu is the best one. FMP F are just spin-offs, side stories that take place right after the first Full Metal Panic! and before Second Raid season. If you are looking for a good laugh this is definitely one of the best options around.

Does this anime really have a story? Almost every episode is divided in two sub-episodes parts, that equals two stories per episode. Mostly one has nothing to do with the other episodes. Now if Fumoffu doesn't have a story why is so good? Easy: in read more
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DashingLime
Jun 23, 2007 7:48 PM
If you are not aware already, Full Metal Panic Fumoffu is a spin off of the more serious Full Metal Panic. It seems to be set in point somewhere halfway through the series. Unlike its big brother, it contains no arm slave battles and only a few hostage situations. Instead it focuses on the high school lives of Souske and Chidori and is overall very lighthearted.
Full Metal Panic Fumoffu is probably the funniest anime I have ever seen. It routinely places Souske's vast military expertise and relatively little common sense into the spotlight. This show is filled with explosions, rubber bullets and misunderstandings. No matter read more
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711
Aug 6, 2009 2:16 PM
I am very skeptical about giving 10 as a score simply because achieving perfection IS NOT POSSIBLE. The thing is, every now and then I come across something that does what it is supposed to do SO WELL that whatever minor mistakes that it have pale in comparison to the rest, and the result is truly a 10... Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu is one of those rare cases.

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This will be a bit brief, but not because there isn't any, simply because the show exists of short bursts of story development instead of a coherent big arc, this makes for a "non continuum" world but at read more
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Two of the funniest anime in existence. And, perhaps coincidentally, the only two anime that spring to mind where the 'half-episode' mark often meant a different short story/chapter. You know how those other unfunny anime drag-on for the full episode run-time... despite being unfunny? These two don't. Clearly, 10-minutes is the best for animated comedy silliness. 
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Anime: Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu
They are both comedy and they both have characters with "strange" qualities... such as Sousuke having the military thing and Haruhi having the alien, esper, time-traveller thing. They are both hilarious with some romance added in. 
reportRecommended by Xalengurth
Anime: Seto no Hanayome
I couldn't help but remember Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu when I started watching Seto no Hanayome. Both are high-school romance comedy in which everything is allowed to go crazy. Both anime are fun, random, and hilarious.  
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Anime: Azumanga Daioh
If you're looking for some nonsense fun, here you have two great series to pick: Azumanga Daioh makes you laugh like there's no tomorrow, and Fumoffu is not that fun, but it has weapons and more action. 
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If you're looking for laughs in almost every episode as the main characters go through every-day life, then watch both these series. 
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