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Akachan to Boku


Alternative Titles

English: Baby and Me
Synonyms: Aka-chan to Boku
Japanese: 赤ちゃんと僕

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 35
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 11, 1996 to Mar 26, 1997
Premiered: Summer 1996
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Shoujo
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 8.001 (scored by 3,969 users)
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Ranked: #5432
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Popularity: #3383
Members: 10,124
Favorites: 72
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Synopsis

Takuya Enoki is living a difficult life for a fifth grader. His mother passed away in a tragic car accident a few months ago, forcing him to pick up the slack and take care of his baby brother, Minoru, as his father works the endless hours typical of a Japanese salaryman.

He will have to sacrifice his childhood in order to meet the needs of his little brother. Cooking, cleaning, worrying, and trying to discipline Minoru are some of the tasks Takuya will have on his plate, all while their neighbors blame him for Minoru’s constant crying. Meanwhile, he will watch as his friends live their carefree lives, enjoying their free time. It will not be easy and there will be plenty of stumbling blocks, but along the way, he may actually learn the true meaning of family.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Omori, Takahiro
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Fujiyama, Fusanobu
Sound Director
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Episode Director, Storyboard
Hara, Hiroshi
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

#01: "B.B.B. (Be Bad Boy)" by Kenji Kohashi
#02: "Love Affair" by Platinum Peppers Family

Edit Ending Theme

#01: "You" by Sachiko Kumagai
#02: "Rouge ni Naritai" by Miyuki Kajitani




More reviewsReviews

Aug 17, 2008
AriGatou (All reviews)
akachan to boku or baby and me, a very beautiful series that teaches so many things.... a boy(Takuya) who lost his mother at a very young age leaving her new born baby at the hands of her husband and son
ever since this incident happened Takuya's life has changed, he now has to take care of a baby as well as doing his school works....
of course it's hard for a boy who instead of playing takes care of his younger brother

this series shows the love between family members, the responsibilities that each has for the other, the co-operation between them and most important the understandings between read more
Oct 7, 2009
setogirl2 (All reviews)
i watched it dubbed and i still watch it till now it`s really a good anime with a very good story

story : pretty normal stor of a family after the mother died , with a lot of emotion and support the family continued their life and the brother had to grow up and take care of his younger brother the anime revoloves around the different difficulties the family faces and how they solve it together

characters : amazing and i loveee all of them


voices : personally i think takuya`s voice could have been gentler and also seeichi voice could have been younger read more
Jun 21, 2011
GaryKane (All reviews)
Akachan to Boku is my favorite anime. When I first saw this anime I even didn't knew it's name. But I searched in internet and after 1 year I found it's name in arabic Ana Wa Akhi...and so on

I first watched it in hindi dubbed on spacetoon. And I really feels it's story is too emotional and it sometimes make me cry. I also luv it's opening song especially in hindi. I really feels it is a masterpiece and I'd be happy to see it's movie...

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