Futakoi Alternative

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Synonyms: Futakoi 2
Japanese: フタコイ オルタナティブ


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2005 to Jun 30, 2005
Premiered: Spring 2005
Broadcast: Thursdays at 03:10 (JST)
Producers: Lantis
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.851 (scored by 1172711,727 users)
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Ranked: #47792
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Popularity: #3818
Members: 31,178
Favorites: 79

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The Futaba Detective Agency, being run by Rentarou, who has taken over the family business, after his father's death 3 weeks ago. Along w/ Sara & Souju, his live-in identical twin assistants. He ends up running afoul of the local Yakuza.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Hirao, Takayuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kobayashi, Tomoki
Episode Director
Abe, Masashi
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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Amazon Music
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"New World" by Yumi

Ending Theme

"Bokura no Jikan" by eufonius
"New World" by YUMI


Mar 9, 2018
Futakoi Alternative is a surprisingly engaging show in spite of its bizarre and over-the-top story elements. From what I gather, the series is a spinoff of an anime that is based on a dating sim whose gimmick was a male lead having a harem involving several sets of twin girls attracted to him. While that would seem to make the original Futakoi anime rather forgettable and typical fare, Futakoi Alternative is a whole different beast as it takes many of the characters from the original series and goes in a completely different story direction that mashes up sci-fi action, manic comedy, and romantic drama in ...
Jul 3, 2012
*Please excuse my reviewing skills, this is my first. Also instead of writing super long reviews, I'll write short ones.

To be honest, I thoroughly enjoyed Futakoi Alternative.If you are reading this review right after watching 2-3 episodes and you are thinking of dropping it, then please don't. I also thought of dropping it after the first two episodes. At first, it was really strange, all the scenes were everywhere and it leaves the viewer assuming what's going on a lot. I was really confused. However, once you get into probably 4-5 episodes in, it gets better because you get used to the way Futakoi Alternative ...
Apr 19, 2011
"It'd be tiresome to explain it all logically, but, if I were to try and sum it up with one phrase, it's probably a story about love." -Rentarou Futaba

Futakoi Alternative...what I expected was a silly, light-weight, mindless action comedy. Let me tell you now, that is NOT a good description. Futakoi Alternative tries to be something much greater than that, and, in some ways, it succeeds. In other ways, it fails. Overall, though, I think Futakoi Alternative is a pretty darn good show.

Story: 5.5 || Art: 9.0 || Sound: 7.5 || Character: 9.5 || ...

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