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Futakoi Alternative


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Futakoi 2
Japanese: フタコイ オルタナティブ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2005 to Jun 30, 2005
Premiered: Spring 2005
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Lantis
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.021 (scored by 8,910 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #34032
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2094
Members: 22,551
Favorites: 55
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Episodes: /13
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Synopsis

The Futaba Detective Agency, being run by Rentarou, who has taken over the family business, after his father's death 3 weeks ago. Along w/ Sara & Souju, his live-in identical twin assistants. He ends up running afoul of the local Yakuza.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Futaba, Rentarou
Futaba, Rentarou
Main
Seki, Tomokazu
Japanese
Seki, Tomokazu
Shirogane, Sara
Shirogane, Sara
Main
Mizuhashi, Kaori
Japanese
Mizuhashi, Kaori
Shirogane, Souju
Shirogane, Souju
Main
Kadowaki, Mai
Japanese
Kadowaki, Mai
Ichijou, Sumireko
Ichijou, Sumireko
Supporting
Koshimizu, Ami
Japanese
Koshimizu, Ami

Staff

Hirao, Takayuki
Hirao, Takayuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kobayashi, Tomoki
Kobayashi, Tomoki
Episode Director
Abe, Masashi
Abe, Masashi
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"New World" by Yumi

Edit Ending Theme

"Bokura no Jikan" by eufonius
"New World" by YUMI



More reviewsReviews

Sep 16, 2007
hejdar (All reviews)
Now, to be honest, I wasn't expecting much when I first laid my eyes on this one. Futakoi didn't impress me and even though I'd heard this was a complete remake with the only similarity being the characters I was far from convinced. However, it would only take the first episode to win me over.

My biggest problem with a lot of anime is that I have to force myself not to fast forward past a lot of scenes. Only a few animes I've seen can pride themselves with having me pay full attention to every scene, and Futakoi alternative is actually one of those! The read more
Apr 19, 2011
ZetaAspect (All reviews)
"It'd be tiresome to explain it all logically, but, if I were to try and sum it up with one phrase, it's probably a story about love." -Rentarou Futaba

Futakoi Alternative...what I expected was a silly, light-weight, mindless action comedy. Let me tell you now, that is NOT a good description. Futakoi Alternative tries to be something much greater than that, and, in some ways, it succeeds. In other ways, it fails. Overall, though, I think Futakoi Alternative is a pretty darn good show.

Story: 5.5 || Art: 9.0 || Sound: 7.5 || Character: 9.5 || read more
May 27, 2008
msandov007 (All reviews)
the first 4 episodes or so, are a bit confusing but after that you start getting the hang of the story. i liked this anime because its got a good amount of comedy, action and romance (*it centers around romance tho*). the story doesnt progress fast rather, it follows a monotonous synopsis and unlike naruto and other anime that has some random episodes that seem to come out of nowhere this one is really focused (w the exception of the squid i dont know why it had to be a squid lol) watching the anime Futakoi before watching this one might be a good idea.
Jul 8, 2008
DarkAssassin31 (All reviews)
Well... The original Futakoi was alright in some aspects, but this one was a lot better. It may have been a bit random and some may go 'wtf?' but it gets better as it progresses.

[Story]
The storyline is about a boy/man/teen w/e called Futaba Rentarou who lives with the twins Sara and Sojyu in an apartment that looks like a bomb shelter. They undertake the wierdest missions in which they find things for clients. The story gets a 7 from me since i only understood half of what they were trying to achieve. The romance between the three gets well underway much later in the anime read more

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