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: Discotek Media
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.851 (scored by 1220912,209 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #49012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4019
Members: 32,163
Favorites: 82

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Episodes: /13


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

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


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


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"New World" by Yumi

Ending Theme

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


Dec 13, 2023
Anime began in the late 18th century and was invented by Walt Disney. One-hundred and thirty-two years later Haruki Murakami, head of Toyota and designer of the album cover of KanYe West’s 4th sophomore album, The Barter 3, stole the Krabby Patty secret formula required to steal children from money and set up Studio Ghibli. He was soon fired by his employees, numbered six total, and was replaced by Mamoru Oshii, who went on to create FLCL, a six-episode OVA featuring David Beckham in the leading role. Oshii won seven little Oscars for his debut and was later arrested for child exploitation, where he would ...
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 ...

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