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Moyashimon Returns

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Synonyms: Moyashimon Returns: Tales of Agriculture, Moyasimon Returns
Japanese: もやしもん リターンズ


Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2012 to Sep 14, 2012
Premiered: Summer 2012
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Dentsu, Kodansha, Fuji TV
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.241 (scored by 10,217 users)
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Ranked: #27712
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Popularity: #3046
Members: 20,162
Favorites: 16


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Sep 16, 2012
OdysseusUlysses (All reviews)
As a big fan of the original I was naturally very excited too hear they where making a sequel and I had high hopes that this series would be just as good as the last “how could they possibly screw it up” I asked myself . Well the anime industry seems eager to screw up everything they touch these days so the answer to that question came rather unwelcomingly in the form of Moyashimon Returns, a series that as flawed as a plane with a hole in the side and as hollow as a bamboo shoot. The only redeeming quality of this series is that read more
Nov 11, 2012
quest4us (All reviews)
Moyashimon Returns is the sequel to the original Moyashimon series. The original series was made back in 2007. The 1st season was pretty good, but they left some minor cliff hangers, but it was still satisfying. It was not until FIVE years did another sequel to the series arrive.
The Moyashimon series is probably one of the most under looked anime out there. I mean if you read the synopsis it basically says it's a anime about a college student who has the gift to see microbes. I mean who wouldn't look the other way if it's about a man who can see microbes read more
Oct 10, 2012
Puerh_Cha (All reviews)
Possible SPOILERS 'cause I don't really care if I do spoil.
First time reviewing so here it goes:

Continues right where it left off which that in itself seems...off. Sawaki's focus was taken away and was replaced by I'm not sure what. The story just seemed like two minor stories that just barely ended in a satisfying way. It wasn't horrible perse, but it was definitely mediocre-feeling in comparison to the 1st season.

Still consistent art style. Saturated coloring and distinguishable character design. Oddly enough, I had trouble distinguishing Mutou though. I didn't realize she was such a drinker as well. She lost her tan o.o;; Their clothes read more
Aug 10, 2019
LegendAqua (All reviews)

Moyashimon Returns...with the same plotlines, just to the extreme?

Moyashimon Returns brings us back to Sawaki and co. as Sawaki continues his education in the agriculture college and really Returns is more or less the same as the first season sans the introductions but taken things a step further as it were.

Why?, because Returns has ANOTHER school festival in this case a harvest festival, another experiment with Professor Itsuki this time with rice in making miso and sake, bringing back Sawaki and his dilemma of not telling Hazuki of his ability as well as Haruka's plotline of his overbearing and strict father comes in, read more