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Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou


Alternative Titles

English: Daily Lives of High School Boys
Synonyms: Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou
Japanese: 男子高校生の日常

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2012 to Mar 27, 2012
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: NIS America, Inc.
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.351 (scored by 134,531 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #1862
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #135
Members: 258,414
Favorites: 5,644
8.35
Ranked #186Popularity #135Members 258,414
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

Roaming the halls of the all-boys Sanada North High School are three close comrades: the eccentric ringleader with a hyperactive imagination Hidenori, the passionate Yoshitake, and the rational and prudent Tadakuni. Their lives are filled with giant robots, true love, and intense drama... in their colorful imaginations, at least. In reality, they are just an everyday trio of ordinary guys trying to pass the time, but who said everyday life couldn't be interesting? Whether it's an intricate RPG reenactment or an unexpected romantic encounter on the riverbank at sunset, Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou is rife with bizarre yet hilariously relatable situations that are anything but mundane.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

This entry also includes the eight pre-airings of about 5 minutes length which were distributed through Nico Nico Douga. These pre-airings were all eventually shown during the TV series' run and are considered trailers by MAL.

Episode Videos


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Characters & Voice Actors

Tabata, Hidenori
Tabata, Hidenori
Main
Sugita, Tomokazu
Japanese
Sugita, Tomokazu
Sanpei, Yuuko
Japanese
Sanpei, Yuuko
Tanaka, Yoshitake
Tanaka, Yoshitake
Main
Suzumura, Kenichi
Japanese
Suzumura, Kenichi
Park, Romi
Japanese
Park, Romi
Tadakuni
Tadakuni
Main
Irino, Miyu
Japanese
Irino, Miyu
Yassan
Yassan
Supporting
Hikasa, Yoko
Japanese
Hikasa, Yoko

Staff

Takamatsu, Shinji
Takamatsu, Shinji
Director, Sound Director, Script, Storyboard
Yoshimura, Ai
Yoshimura, Ai
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director
Kawamura, Tomoyuki
Kawamura, Tomoyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
YUKI
YUKI
Theme Song Lyrics


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Shiny tale" by Mix Speaker's,Inc. (eps 1 - 11)
#2: "Ohisama (おひさま)" by Amesaki Annainin (雨先案内人) (ep 12)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Bungaku Shoujo (文学少女)" by ENA (ep 1)
#2: "Ohisama (おひさま)" by Amesaki Annainin (雨先案内人) (eps 2-11)
#3: "Shiny tale" by Mix Speaker's,Inc. (ep 12)




More reviewsReviews

GBKeroberos
Apr 7, 2013
Pros:

— Hilarious jokes and situations, in both setup and execution
— Insightful and outrageous satire of common anime tropes
— Stellar voicing and relatable, varied cast of characters
— Segment-based structure keeps things moving before jokes grow old

Cons:

— A few jokes you can see coming, a rarer few that miss the mark


Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou (from here on DKN) went far above and beyond my expectations. Playing off the all-too-common “schoolgirls and everyday life” genre, DKN is far more than the mere gender reversal it may first appear to be.

Having an all-male cast, ignoring the “moe” factor really works in the show's favor. There is likewise no unnecessary read more
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kurosaki_kabuto
Mar 27, 2012
"Everybody's youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness." F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Oh youth and the epic journey called growing up. Most people tend to, in a way or another, be deeply defined by their teenage years. High school is a fond memory to some and a painful one to others, but I think everyone can agree that it is a unique and special period of our lives, one that has no equal. Most people quickly relate the words High School with friendship, as the friends you make in that period of time seem to leave a permanent mark in your memories and so read more
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TeamDaiSquirtle
Mar 31, 2015
“I suppose if we couldn't laugh at the things that don't make sense, we couldn't react to a lot of life.” – Hobbes, from Calvin and Hobbes.

As a stressed out college student, I constantly find myself looking back at my high school years and remembering the fun old times. My all boys school meant that we could rein in free chaos without the worry of having to act proper around girls, so my class and I did all sorts of pranks and whatnot. From playing football in the hallway, to accidentally taking down a security camera, to taking down the school flag and wearing it read more
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Impala
Oct 13, 2013
What is the first thing pop up in your head when you hear a high-school-slice-of life-comedy anime? Boring, if you ask me. I used to think that a pure comedy show revolving around high school students life is so common and dull, my perception changed after I watched Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou or Daily Lives of High School Boys in English. The title may give you a doubt, I wouldn't be surprised if you're skeptical, what's so great about watching a normal everyday life anime? This series stands out because it succeed in delivering what it offers, that is comedy.

Let's move on to the story. read more
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