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Slow Start

Alternative Titles

English: Slow Start
Japanese: スロウスタート


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2018 to ?
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.671 (scored by 2,727 users)
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Ranked: #48832
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Popularity: #2584
Members: 19,515
Favorites: 30
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Hana Ichinose is a normal 16-year-old high school student. However, there is something different about her: She enrolled in high school one year late! Her classmates are unaware of this, and Hana will have to work hard to catch up with everyone else.

(Source: MAL News)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Hashimoto, Hiroyuki
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Naganawa, Maria
Theme Song Performance
Sangatsu no Phantasia
Theme Song Performance

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"ne! ne! ne!" by STARTails☆ [Hana Ichinose (Reina Kondou), Tamate Momochi (Ayasa Itou), Eiko Tokura (Tomomi Mineuchi), Kamuri Sengoku (Maria Naganawa)]

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"Kaze no Koe wo Kikinagara (風の声を聴きながら)" by Sangatsu no Phantasia

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Jan 20, 2018
LexEx (All reviews)
Slow Start anime is literally "Slow Start" we'll get to it later.
Adaptation from manga time Kirara, expect to be cute, lots of girls mostly high school girls, and light jokes.

In sense if you want a comparison it's like Hinako Note but not quite. The main lead character Hana Ichinose gives the vibe of Hinako Note main lead but not entirely.
Hana ichinose start her first year of high school a year AFTER her graduation of her middle high school because a certain condition. It makes her nervous when she enter high school, her feeling wavering because unable to make some friends. But along the way read more


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