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Gokinjo Monogatari

Gokinjo Monogatari

Alternative Titles

English: Neighborhood Stories
Synonyms: Neighborhood Story, GokiMono
Japanese: ご近所物語

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 50
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 10, 1995 to Sep 1, 1996
Producers: Toei Animation
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.591 (scored by 1317 users)
Ranked: #12532
Popularity: #2867
Members: 5,405
Favorites: 27
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Popular Tags

comedy romance

Synopsis

The protagonist, Kouda Mikako, is a student of "Yaza Gaku". Specialising in fashion design, Mikako dreams of becoming a fashion designer with her own brand. Living next to her is her childhood friend, Yamaguchi Tsutomu. Even though they have been close since they were young, they share a platonic friendship. However, Tsutomu has been gaining popularity, especially with the girls, because he seems to resemble a popular vocalist from a band and somehow, Mikako begins to see him in a different light. This is a story about how youths cope with dreams, love and friendship.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Gokinjo Monogatari
Spin-off: Paradise Kiss
Alternative setting: Gokinjo Monogatari the Movie

Characters & Voice Actors

Kouda, Mikako
Kouda, Mikako
Main
Shishido, Rumi
Japanese
Shishido, Rumi
Spinelli, Elisabetta
Italian
Spinelli, Elisabetta
Yamaguchi, Tsutomu
Yamaguchi, Tsutomu
Main
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Kanzaki, Risa
Kanzaki, Risa
Supporting
Niiyama, Shiho
Japanese
Niiyama, Shiho
Kouda, Ruriko
Kouda, Ruriko
Supporting
Kawanami, Yoko
Japanese
Kawanami, Yoko

Staff

Shimizu, Junji
Director
Shishido, Rumi
Theme Song Performance
Umakoshi, Yoshihiko
Animation Director, Character Design
Seki, Hiromi
Planning



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Mar 11, 2010
Kokujin-kun
I might as well write a review of this anime since I was the one who provided (most of) the raws, translated it and reviewed each episode at least three times before it was released, which in my opinion counts for at least something.

Well, as much as I am loathed to put labels on what are clearly three-dimensional characters, here we have a show where Ai Yazawa pretty much presented us with what could be a psychological profile of a tsundere before such a term even came to existence. She's brassy, full of herself and can sometimes be unfairly cruel, but that is read more
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Recommendations

Both of them are written by Ai Yazawa so the ambiance feels the same : a group of people making clothes themselves while trying to figure out their dreams. Romance is involved in both, and we follow more the relationship of the male and femal main characters. same kind of humor. If you liked Paradise Kiss, their is not doubt you will also like gokinjo monogatari.
both has a cute couple that obviuosley needs to be together, but for some reason isn't.
both are funny and romantic, and really remind me of each other.
Similar drama, romance situation and art, Both main heroine's have bleached hair and include a self-centered "antagonistic" girl, who causes drama within the series.
(Peach Girl has Sae and Gokinjo Monogatari has Mariko)
reportRecommended by Balut - Add to favorites
Gokinjo Monogatari and Super Gals have very similar feel, both story center around the life of a high school girl and her company, they feature the same themes like romance, friendship and fashion. Both anime are very amusing with a lot of funny moments but have the sad ones as well.
reportRecommended by Rella - Add to favorites
Another story of a couple of high school friends who become a couple, involving comedy and drama along the way. This has less side characters but still feels fairly "slice of life" and also deals with the same coming of age issues of leaving school and working out what to do next.
Kimi ni Todoke has a lot in common with Gokinjo Monogatari. They are both high school love stories, fairly slice of life, and feature adorable chibis. I think the art style is also comparable, though Kimi ni Todoke is certainly a much softer style. If you're looking for a romance and coming of age story, either is a great choice.
reportRecommended by Susan - Add to favorites

Opening Theme

#01: He.Ro.I.Ne" by Rumi Shishido

Ending Theme

#01: "Don't You Know?!" by Rumi Shishido (eps 1-28)
#02: "NG!" by Rumi Shishido (eps 29-50)

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