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Ano Natsu de Matteru


Alternative Titles

English: Waiting in the Summer
Japanese: あの夏で待ってる

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2012 to Mar 27, 2012
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Original
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.701 (scored by 87,000 users)
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Ranked: #10492
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Popularity: #286
Members: 169,421
Favorites: 1,305
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

While testing out his camera on a bridge one summer night, Kaito Kirishima sees a blue light streaking across the sky, only to be blown off the railing seconds later. Just before succumbing to unconsciousness, a hand reaches down to grab ahold of his own. Dazed and confused, Kaito wakes up the next morning wondering how he ended up back in his own room with no apparent injuries or any recollection of the night before. As he proceeds with his normal school life, Kaito and his friends discuss what to do with his camera, finally deciding to make a film with it over their upcoming summer break. Noticing that Kaito has an interest in the new upperclassmen Ichika Takatsuki, his friend Tetsurou Ishigaki decides to invite her, as well as her friend Remon Yamano, to join them in their movie project.

In what becomes one of the most entertaining and exciting summers of their lives, Kaito and his friends find that their time spent together is not just about creating a film, but something much more meaningful that will force them to confront their true feelings and each other.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Takatsuki, Ichika
Takatsuki, Ichika
Main
Tomatsu, Haruka
Japanese
Tomatsu, Haruka
Yamano, Remon
Yamano, Remon
Main
Tamura, Yukari
Japanese
Tamura, Yukari
Tanigawa, Kanna
Tanigawa, Kanna
Main
Ishihara, Kaori
Japanese
Ishihara, Kaori
Kirishima, Kaito
Kirishima, Kaito
Main
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Japanese
Shimazaki, Nobunaga

Staff

Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Sakurabi, Katsushi
Sakurabi, Katsushi
Episode Director
Takashima, Daisuke
Takashima, Daisuke
Episode Director


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"Vidro Moyou (ビードロ模様)" by Nagi Yanagi




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Yukariki
Mar 26, 2012
AnoNatsu is a strange case: a competent JC Staff romance anime, that works as an installment to an old series (the Onegai series), dealing with filmmaking, sci-fi, and summer holidays despite being a Winter 2012 anime.

Directed by Nagai Tatsuyuki (Ano Hana, Toradora!), this anime is a mix of the new and old conventions of romance anime: love triangles, genre fusion, and more. Kirishima Kaito (Shimazaki Nobunaga), who looks awfully a lot like Jintan from AnoHana, is your average geek interested in using an old film camera he found in the attic. Equipped with various ISO films, he practices cinematography along with his friend, read more
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Kyuutoryuu
Sep 30, 2014
"A picture is worth a thousand words"; I've never quite believed that saying as much as I did after seeing the last scene of this anime.

Ano Natsu de Matteru is an anime about a group of friends spending their summer vacation hanging out and filming a movie. Sounds simple, yes? Not quite. It doesn't take very long for the romance and the drama to kick in, where Ano Natsu is most focused. In fact, that STILL might be an understatement. Within the first 4 episodes, all of the love interests of the main characters are well established and/or heavily hinted at, and there is read more
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LiquidNitrogen
Aug 15, 2013
Considering how Onegai! Sensei went, I was expecting the same because it is of the same author however, I am honestly surprised by this anime.

What surprised me was that I was expecting it to be yet another anime close to the harem line where none of the characters will actually get to confess to anybody and the plot will be left hanging at the end of the series. But no. It didn't go that way.

For a 12 episode series, the anime covered the storyline pretty well despite the short episode allocation and not only that, it wrapped up the relationships between all the characters very read more
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Saito-kun
Jan 10, 2012
Ever seen the anime Onegai Teacher? Ano Natsu de Matteru is basically a remake of that anime. Though its only had one episode I've already compared the characters from each show. So far each one of them is like the other. The only difference between Onegai Teacher and Ano Natsu de Matteru is the alien girl is younger. Instead of being a teacher in Kaito's school, she is a transfer student. Also, Kaito is making a movie. That definitely sets the two anime apart from one another.

Story 8/10 - I give it this score because it feels kind of like a rip off of read more
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