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Sukitte Ii na yo.


Alternative Titles

English: Say "I Love You".
Synonyms: Suki-tte Ii na yo., Sukinayo
Japanese: 好きっていいなよ。

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2012 to Dec 30, 2012
Premiered: Fall 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Zexcs
Source: Manga
Genres: Romance, School, Shoujo
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.701 (scored by 148,584 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #10772
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #168
Members: 255,548
Favorites: 3,046
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Synopsis

Friends will only let you down—that is the sad truth Mei Tachibana lives with, ever since she was wrongfully blamed for the death of a class pet by her so-called friends in grade school. Since then, she stays away from people in order to avoid ever being hurt again. However, Mei's life begins to change drastically when a misunderstanding in high school causes her to encounter popular student Yamato Kurosawa.

Yamato finds her intriguing and insists on being her friend, even though Mei wants nothing to do with him. But when a dangerous situation ends with Yamato kissing Mei to save her from the unwanted attention of a stalker, Mei begins to develop feelings for him. On the heels of her discovery that their feelings are mutual, they start dating and she gains not only a boyfriend, but friends as well. Mei, however, finds it very hard to adapt to this new lifestyle, especially in expressing her true feelings towards Yamato.

Throughout misunderstandings of their new relationship, each other, and the attentions of other girls, Mei and Yamato slowly grow closer and learn the true meaning of those three little words: "I love you."

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Sukitte Ii na yo. is licensed by Sentai Filmworks for release in North America. The anime adaptation was followed by a live action film adaptation that premiered in 2014 and earned over ¥1 billion (around 10 million USD) at the Japanese box office.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Tachibana, Mei
Tachibana, Mei
Main
Kayano, Ai
Japanese
Kayano, Ai
Kurosawa, Yamato
Kurosawa, Yamato
Main
Sakurai, Takahiro
Japanese
Sakurai, Takahiro
Takemura, Kai
Takemura, Kai
Supporting
Maeno, Tomoaki
Japanese
Maeno, Tomoaki
Mutou, Aiko
Mutou, Aiko
Supporting
Uchiyama, Yumi
Japanese
Uchiyama, Yumi

Staff

Satou, Takuya
Satou, Takuya
Director, Series Composition
Kuroyanagi, Toshimasa
Kuroyanagi, Toshimasa
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kouta, Fumiaki
Kouta, Fumiaki
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"Friendship ~ for Sukitte Ii na yo. (Friendship~for 好きっていいなよ。)" by Ritsuko Okazaki

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "slow dance" by Suneohair (eps 1-11, 13)
#2: "Sarari (さらり)" by Suneohair (ep 12)




More reviewsReviews

Dec 30, 2012
Skadi (All reviews)
Oh how I wanted to say, I love you to Sukitte Ii na yo... but I just can’t because you’re a flat two dimensional romance that just didn’t live up to my expectations. It really is a shame, because Suki na yo had a tremendous amount of potential and gave us some things we don’t often get to see in the romance genre. But as the series winds down I found myself lamenting what could have been.

It’s hard for me to be too hard on the romance anime plot premise, I mean they have pretty much already all been done before and read more
Dec 29, 2012
Stark700 (All reviews)
Sukitte Ii na yo is a gem. I mean it as a gem that sparkles, shines, and is one of those rare classic shoujo that is pleasing to audience who are into the drama medium. The series is quite something to take an insight on because of the way it presents itself. Let's think of it this way and picture yourself in the story:

You're an individual who has a troubled past. You have been ostracized by various circumstances and nowadays, you don't give a damn what anyone thinks about you or your life. That is till you meet one of the hottest student at school read more
Jun 16, 2013
Rinkashikika (All reviews)
Sukitte Ii na yo was my first romance anime to watch and I decided to write this review in order to convey to you all of my thoughts about it. Well, when I was watching the earliest episodes, I thought it was really underrated. There are many out there that don’t really like it (and I’m talking about girls certainly) and that was always leads it to be given really unfair ratings.

Well that’s exactly the problem with romance animes. Their stories redound to become mainstream and that’s why they don’t appeal much on their viewers, so that makes them complete them without considerate them as read more
Jul 30, 2013
EmoolyCow (All reviews)
Say 'I Love You.'
Where do I even start with this anime. The title even gives off an exceedingly romantic, unrealistic atmosphere. If there was ever a competition for "The Most Generic Shoujo," Say 'I Love You' would take the cake.
Let's start off with a brief summarization. A reserved young girl who has no social connection whatsoever plays as the object of desire for the most popular, handsome boy in the school. They eventually establish an awkward relationship filled with uncomfortable dialogue and well, there you have it. There really isn't much else to say about this anime. It's simplistic, it doesn't try to break read more

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