Kodomo no Omocha (TV)


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Alternative Titles

English: Kodocha
Synonyms: Child's Toy
Japanese: こどものおもちゃ


Type: TV
Episodes: 102
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 1996 to Mar 27, 1998
Premiered: Spring 1996
Broadcast: Fridays at 18:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Gallop
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.051 (scored by 1769717,697 users)
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Ranked: #4732
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Popularity: #2257
Members: 45,843
Favorites: 1,043
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Sixth grader Sana Kurata has a perfect life. Her mother is a (fairly) successful author, she has a young man employed to keep her happy and safe, and best of all, she is the star of the children's television show Kodomo no Omocha. There's just one thing bothering her, and that's Akito Hayama.

Akito is a classmate of Sana's, and ever since he's started acting out in class, the rest of the boys have followed his example. Every day, the girls and the teacher wage a battle to keep the class under control and to get some actual learning done. That rotten Akito… Sana won't stand for this!

The hyperactive Sana decides to dig deeper and find out what makes Akito tick, so class can go back to normal and the teacher can stop spending every day crying instead of teaching. But the more she learns about him, the more she realizes that there might be more to Akito than meets the eye.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Watson, Barry
Daichi, Akitarou
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard


Opening Theme

#1: "19 Ji no nyusu (19時のニュース)" by Tokio (eps 1-44)
#2: "Ultra Relax (ウルトラ・リラックス)" by Tomoe Shinohara (eps 45-102)

Ending Theme

#1: "Panic" by Still Small Voice (eps 1-39)
#2: "DAIJO-BU" by Tomoko Hikita (eps 40-74)
#3: "Pinch ~Love Me Deeper~" by Rina Chinen (eps 75-102)

Aug 15, 2009
laurlai (All reviews)
This may be the first and last review I ever write.

Kodocha was the very first anime series I watched from start to finish. Yes, this show was definitely worth finishing. Overall, this anime is a 10, even though outward appearances don't suggest so. Never judge a show solely on its art.

My friend referred me to Kodocha, saying I'll definitely like it, but at the time I wasn't interested in anime, so I wasn't sure.

I was curious enough to watch it. Admittedly, I was really not impressed with the beginning of the show (Beginning as in, the first five minutes. I guess I saw the read more
Feb 9, 2008
Choto (All reviews)
I must say I will always stick and love to this anime because it was the first romance anime i have ever watched. 1 month before i watched this anime i didn't even know what anime was until my friends told me and then i found kodocha no omocha. This anime may look like a kiddy show but it really isn't. There is A LOT of drama later on in the series and i cried at some points watching this series. The plot is the best part about this story, it mainly revolves around drama and romance where a famous child actor called Sana Kurata read more
Feb 2, 2017
TakamakiJoker (All reviews)
After my re-watch of Toradora which anime that I strongly recommend I decided to look for some more romance anime on the net. while I was browsing the net looking for romance anime to watch my friend recommend me another great romance comedy called Kodocha and he told how great it was. Then I decided to go to Amazon.co.uk and decided to blind buy the series but I couldn't because it was out of print in the US and the whole series would cost me £100+ pounds. One month later something hilarious happened. Despite this show being out of print for a long time, some read more
May 24, 2014
OblivionXKnight (All reviews)
My Kodocha Review

Kodocha started as a Manga in 1995. Then an anime in 1996 and the dub version in 2005. I really love Kodocha. I Love watching It. This show makes me very happy and it's so crazy, wild, and funny with cool songs and I really love it. This is my review.

Story 10-10
Kodocha Is about Sana who is ten years old And she has her own TV show called Child's Toy. She is very hyperactive, crazy, funny, wild and is so very fun to watch. And she is in school and the other kids in her school are very bad in class. The classroom read more

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