Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun: Tonari no Gokudou-kun

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Synonyms: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun OVA, The Monster Next Door OVA, My Little Monster OVA
Japanese: となりの怪物くん


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 12, 2013
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Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Brain's Base
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 27 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.121 (scored by 4587745,877 users)
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Ranked: #32792
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Popularity: #1710
Members: 93,029
Favorites: 53

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The characters of Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun return for an anime original story in a parallel universe.


Bundled with the limited edition version of the 12th volume of the manga.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kaburagi, Hiro
Original Creator
Takagi, Noboru
Series Composition
Naganuma, Norihiro
Assistant Director


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Oct 29, 2013
bloggbigg (All reviews)
This is an OVA. It is actually 'stand alone' and has little to do with the main series. This presents itself as one of those 'ever popular' historical period re-envisioning episodes, and seems to use the 'personalities' (more or less) of the characters at the end of the series- but not really. Long story short, this OVA is constructed like a filler episode, is completely disconnected from the series, and probably isn't worth watching unless you're a completionist.
In addition to the characters being 'off', the plot is weak, and resolved multiple times by what I assume are blatant and intentional Deus ex Machina resolutions. read more
Mar 19, 2014
drip (All reviews)
I NEVER write reviews but after reading the other one I felt I should put a little input.

This OVA was overall just fun to watch; the whole time switch thing was iffy but opened room for randomness which had me laughing out loud a few times. Up until the half way point I was loving this, the way they were doing things was really working; I was thinking 10/10, but then things really went down hill and made you look back and think "was this really the whole plot?" and you look at it completely differently. The very end was quite strange and you wont read more
Jan 4, 2021
FelipeComF (All reviews)
This OVA is pretty different from others you may be used to. It's basically another universe that is happening during the Edo Period in Japan

The characters are stereotyped with their most memorable characteristics, and this is actually a really funny fact about the OVA, the comedy part you know?

The story starts great, but the end is absolutely bad. It's really pushy to be funny, and because of that, the story is ruined and it was, at least for me, not funny.

I absolutely love the art and sound from Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun, nothing to complain about it, it is really good, but not the best read more

Recent News

OVA of Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun Announced

According to the official website, an OVA of Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun was announced to be released in the summer of 2013. It will be bundled with the 12th volume of more

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun: Tonari no Gokudou-kun Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Stark700 - Aug 12, 2013
72 replies by Gab5 »»
Mar 6, 5:24 PM
Hopefully this will be great
Chho - Jul 19, 2013
4 replies by MysticJhn »»
Aug 27, 2013 2:03 AM