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Thermae Romae

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English: Thermae Romae
Synonyms: Thermæ Romæ
Japanese: テルマエ・ロマエ


Type: TV
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 13, 2012 to Jan 27, 2012
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Gonzo, DLE
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.111 (scored by 8,323 users)
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Ranked: #31552
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2937
Members: 15,756
Favorites: 18
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The story is a comedy about Lucius, an architect of public bath houses in ancient Rome, who time-travels to various modern-day baths in Japan. The author explores the two cultures in the world "that have loved baths the most: the Japanese and the Romans."

Please note that MAL considers this show to be 3 episodes and not 5. See More Info for additional details.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Modestus, Lucius
Ono, Ryo
Miyashita, Eiji
Ootsuka, Akio
Pietoras, Marcus
Touchi, Hiroki
Yamaguchi, Mami
Ueda, Kana
Ueno, Asa
Uchida, Naoya
Gotou, Hiroki
Sentou no Oyaji
Uchida, Naoya
Shirokuma, Hiroshi


Tani, Azuma
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"Thermae Roman (テルマエ・ロマン)" by Chatmonchy

More reviewsReviews

Feb 1, 2012
dietmango (All reviews)
It’s not every day you run into shows that are just plain eccentric, especially one that's centered on baths. Well, that’s exactly what happened to me, thanks to a little TV special I stumbled upon called Thermae Romae, based on Mari Yamazaki’s award-winning manga of the same name. It may seem like just another low-quality show with no point whatsoever, but Thermae Romae is a fairly humorous show that has a surprising amount of depth to it. Set in ancient Rome, it follows the bizarre, time-trotting adventures of public bath architect Lucius Modestus to modern-day Japan.

Despite the seemingly dumb premise, Thermae Romae’s story is entertaining read more
Jan 27, 2012
Yemi_Hikari (All reviews)
I am not sure where to start my review for this one. The storyline compares and contrasts Japan and ancient Rome in regards to their bath culture. I applaud the attempt to make the subject matter interesting but I am also glad this lasted only the few episodes that it did. The two flaws in the story line are the fact that it is repetitive and the fact that despite the fact it makes the subject some what interesting I doubt very few people are going to remember that many historical facts from the show.

I loved the style of the artwork but hated how this read more
May 11, 2013
gwern (All reviews)
_Thermae Romae_ is very much a one-note gimmick anime, from its basic plot style to its animation-style and Lucius's hilarious reactions to everything (I'd call the series a bit like _Sayonara Zetsubou-sensei_ or _Yakitate! Japan_), but it suits me at the moment, and the historical accuracy is sufficient to not bother me. Really, where else are you going to get any thing like this sort of historical fantasy but anime? The diversity and weird gems like TR is one of the reasons I love anime.
Sep 23, 2017
ProfaneValkyrie (All reviews)
The "I-Should-Not-Be-Entertained-This-Much-the-Anime" XD XD

this is a very very niché anime and to be honest I like to watch random shit especially if it is about something that I have never watched before and short animes because then I can more easily manage to complete them in my busy everyday :)

I went into this series with an ultra lowered bar, expected it to be somewhat like "inferno cop" or other very ultra silly animes like this...
but I became overly pleasantly surprised and I did learn some historical and culturally facts, WHICH I DO NOT MIND :D :D :D :D

so yeah... do not expect it to read more


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