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Japanese: ひとひら


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 28, 2007 to Jun 13, 2007
Premiered: Spring 2007
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 11:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: XEBEC M2
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Themes: Performing ArtsPerforming Arts, SchoolSchool
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.761 (scored by 76597,659 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #52982
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4789
Members: 20,237
Favorites: 33

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A transfer student Asai Mugi is a painfully shy girl. She is so shy that she can't speak when she becomes seriously nervous. However, for some reason, she is spotted and recruited as a member of the drama club.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Motohashi, Hideyuki
Producer, Chief Animation Director
Yoshinuma, Oshi


Opening Theme

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"Yume, Hitohira (夢、ひとひら)" by Yuuko Asami

Ending Theme

"Smile (スマイル)" by Mai Mizuhashi


May 11, 2011
Hitohira! What a beautiful surprise it was! Sometimes having low expectations is the key to enjoy something even more. Maybe that was the case for me or maybe it was that this "little" anime is really nice! In any case here is my review on it :

Concerning the Story & Characters

The story is simple and straightforward but at the same time engaging. There aren't any really complicated situations or unexpected turnarounds or something like that. It's not over-dramatic either. However it never feels shallow or boring. There's a nice progression overall and 12 episodes felt exactly right. Not too long or too short.
The ...
Feb 2, 2011
Hitohira is an often over looked school anime.

Story 7/10

The story starts out with the main character getting accepted into a school and yelling loudly , for the "2nd " drama club to hear her and want her to join. The twist is she is a naturally shy person who breaks down around other people. I found this to be an interesting yet cliche premise to the story. Nothing really stands out plot wise after this event at all , but that is not to say the plot is bad , just that it lacks originally. One key point people should be aware of when ...
May 6, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Stumbling across this anime, I tried it without much hesitation. The story of a shy character getting in the drama club is appealing. You already see the conflicts the main character will have to overcome, and the change in her personnality as a consequence. As I haven't seen mangas about drama clubs, though I'd be surprised there wouldn't be any other out there, the idea isn't overused, and quite relatable since people tend to recommend acting classes for shy kids, and since I was quite a shy kid myself, I've been through that.

The anime, though, did not make a very good first impression on me. ...

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