Medaka Box

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Japanese: めだかボックス
English: Medaka Box
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2012 to Jun 21, 2012
Premiered: Spring 2012
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:50 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Gainax
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, EcchiEcchi
Themes: Martial ArtsMartial Arts, SchoolSchool, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.021 (scored by 108715108,715 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #41022
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #938
Members: 254,599
Favorites: 464

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Synopsis

Medaka Kurokami is, in the truest sense of the word, perfect. Beautiful, intelligent, and athletic, Medaka's dream is to make others happy. So when she runs for Student Council President of the prestigious Hakoniwa Academy, winning the election with 98% of the votes is only to be expected.

The very first thing the boisterous new president does is set up the "Medaka Box," a suggestion box allowing students to submit any kind of request for assistance. Together with the cynical Zenkichi Hitoyoshi, her childhood friend who has been strong-armed into helping, Medaka fulfills these requests at a ridiculous rate. For every job completed, she adds flowers to the student council room, with the aim of filling the entire school. However, the two are about to find out that helping others may be a lot harder than they think as they begin to uncover a devastating plan centering on the academy and even Medaka herself!

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Staff

Beniya, Yoshikazu
Producer
Saeki, Shouji
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Series Composition
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director
Takamura, Yuuta
Episode Director


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Opening Theme

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"HAPPY CRAZY BOX" by Minami Kuribayashi
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Ending Theme

"Ohanabatake ni Tsuretette (お花畑に連れてって)" by Medaka Kurokami (CV: Aki Toyosaki)




Reviews

Mar 21, 2021
tl;dr: A show with some potential in terms of smaller aspects, but that is lacking in that it’s a character focused show that only has one particularly interesting character.

Medaka Box is an anime that isn’t really bad at anything, but is great at very little as well. It’s the story of the titular character Medaka who is incredibly overpowered. However, she isn’t the protagonist, rather the protagonist is someone that is much more normal and is basically just following along, Zenkichi. Medaka is pretty great. She’s just in general pretty likable due to how positive and powerful she she is and pulls off a lot ...
Nov 27, 2014
Mixed Feelings
Oddly enough, I found myself enjoying this show more than I thought I would. Far from perfect, it still has it where it counts with its witty humor and “out there” characters.

According to fans of the manga, the anime really didn’t cover a lot of ground. More or less the majority of it was introducing the characters and developing them as they interact with each other in a case by case sort of way. The last, oh let’s say, third of the series is the first story arc.

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Oct 4, 2021
Medaka Box

I watched the anime first and read the manga afterward out of curiosity. And as I expected, the third arc in the manga (right where the anime left off) is the best. Everything that comes before and after is almost a waste of time.

But wait! Medaka Box is a "satire" anime manga, right? Shouldn't this be entertaining in some way then? It parodies shounen/manga cliché, character stereotypes, cliché scenes are poked fun at. Everything is present. Even the use of the "plot armor" aspect, in terms of plot.

What could go wrong?

First and foremost, the type of humor is completely forced ...

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