Oruchuban Ebichu

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Synonyms: Ebichu Minds the House, Anime Ai no Awa Awa Hour, Anime Lovers' Awa Awa Hour, Anime Lovers' Bubble Bubble Hour, Modern Love's Silliness
Japanese: おるちゅばんエビちゅ


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 1, 1999 to Oct 1, 1999
Premiered: Summer 1999
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Group TAC, Pioneer LDC
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Gainax
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, EcchiEcchi, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 8 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.391 (scored by 1622516,225 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #19952
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2610
Members: 43,919
Favorites: 306

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Ebichu the hamster seems like the perfect house pet: she cleans, shops, cooks, does laundry, and anything to please her master, known only as "Office Lady" (OL). Unfortunately, OL and her unfaithful boyfriend, combined with Ebichu's uncontrollable exuberance and love for ice cream, often earn her severe and bloody punishment. However, Ebichu doesn't seem to mind the abuse if she achieves her goal of making her beloved master a little bit happier.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Iwata, Mitsuo


Seki, Tomokazu


Moriwaki, Makoto
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Yoshimura, Genki
Script, Series Composition
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Theme Song Performance
Anno, Hideaki


Opening Theme

"Nanda Kana" by Ebichu (Kotono Mitsuishi)

Ending Theme

"Kumo Kumo ga Kenikon Mata Keyafu" by Minami Karasuyama Choume Production

Feb 15, 2007
Svinger (All reviews)
Ebichu was one of the first anime series I watched. I got the DVD as a present and one dark and stormy day decided to watch it. Wow. For the first three episodes I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. It is just plain weird. I can't describe it better. It_just_is_weird.

Ebichu is about a hamster called Ebichu. Her owner is a single office lady desperate to find a husband. Many jokes center around Ebichu's owner and her good-for-nothing boyfriend. What makes this show worth watching is its extreme humour that springs form this set-up. Warning to all American kids: Contains adult themes, watch this read more
Oct 18, 2016
ZachM (All reviews)
I, like many other people, had never heard of this anime for the longest time. An obscure Gainax comedy show about a talking hamster? Never would've found that one. That was until a friend of mine showed me the famous scene from the show on YouTube, simply titled "Manko" https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AAP1tmTn6tE . I don't know about you, but that was enough to sell me on adding it to the PTW. About a year and a half later, and I finally sat down and gave it a watch. And I'll tell you right now, it's a shame I hadn't found this sooner, because it is one of read more
Feb 6, 2015
brynolf (All reviews)
One of the funnier animes out there. Adult themes clash with animation and sound effects of a childrens' show. Humor, sex and kawaii in a perfect mix. Highly recommended!

Very simple graphics and animation, but that is kind of the point. The characters look dull at first glance, but once you get to know them, you can't imagine them looking any differently.

Can't give too high a score here, because of the simple looks, but on the other hand this anime really couldn't have a more appropriate animation.

The intro song is cute and catchy, but nothing too fabulous. The reason I rate the "sound" cathegory so high read more
Jun 30, 2012
angelsreview (All reviews)
This sort of feels like a mix between Shin-chan and Chi’s Sweet Home. It’s cute and talks of a cute little hamster’s life and how her owner is to her. In fact, the very first episode shows exactly how her master is… a useless bum. All this women seems to do is whine about her boyfriend and have sex with him. Yes, this shows them having sex a lot. The owner’s boyfriend seems useless to me. I don’t know why the owner hangs around him at all. The owner isn’t really that good herself.

Now that I have talked about all the bad things about read more

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