Non Non Biyori

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Japanese: のんのんびより
English: Non Non Biyori
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 2013 to Dec 24, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2013
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 02:05 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: SILVER LINK.
Source: Manga
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, IyashikeiIyashikei, SchoolSchool
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.941 (scored by 175813175,813 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7222
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #534
Members: 426,788
Favorites: 6,348

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Synopsis

Hotaru Ichijou's lifestyle completely changes when she leaves Tokyo and moves with her family to the isolated Asahigaoka village. Her new school has only five students including herself, all sharing a single classroom regardless of grade level. There are no convenience stores in the area, and it can take up to two hours for a bus to arrive.

Nevertheless, Hotaru finds herself captivated by the countryside's charm thanks to her four unique schoolmates with whom she quickly forms a genuine bond. The most colorful of them is Renge Miyauchi, a first-grader who is often perceptive despite her age. However, no less intriguing are the three Koshigaya siblings: the quiet oldest brother Suguru, the petite older sister Komari, and the prankish youngest sister Natsumi.

Having someone from the city join their cheerful little group enlivens the ordinary days in Asahigaoka. Not only does Hotaru bring firsthand knowledge from the alluring outside world, but her fresh outlook on life welcomes a blossom of change to their usual routine.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Non Non Biyori placed first in the 2013 Fall Anime Satisfaction Ranking conducted by Akiba Research Institute. In the same year, the anime ranked third in the men's division of the Anime!Anime! survey "What Fall 2013 Anime Are You Watching?". Renge Miyauchi's greeting "Nyanpasu!" became so popular that it won the grand prize at the 2013 Anime Buzzword Award.

The series was released on Blu-ray and DVD in North America by Sentai Filmworks on January 6, 2015.

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"Nanairo Biyori (なないろびより)" by nano.RIPE
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Ending Theme

"Non Non Biyori (のんのん日和)" by Renge Miyauchi (Kotori Koiwai), Hotaru Ichijou (Rie Murakawa), Natsumi Koshigaya (Ayane Sakura), Komari Koshigaya (Kana Asumi)




Reviews

Oct 4, 2023
Non Non Biyori is the first Iyashikei anime that I've watched and after completing the first season I've fallen in love with Non Non Biyori and the Iyashikei genre, there is an lasting calm to these kinds of shows and the cast is incredibly fun to watch as you see them go about their days. The music is very chill while the art has many stunning backdrops that really immerse you into the setting, also I absolutely love the opening and ending theme songs. If you are interested in an anime about a group of friends daily lives in the country side then I highly ...
Aug 3, 2023
Mixed Feelings
This is one of those I had on the ‘must watch’ list for years, and finally got around to it. The iyakishei genre is one of my favorite, and the opening scenes are breathtaking, the music is pleasant and everything about the town and the fields; the peaceful serenity of the everyday in the countryside of Japan is exactly a place you want to be. Non Non Biyori is one of the best known in this genre and is widely loved… So why after such a promising start do I think this show is so dull and overrated?
I’m basically going to complain about everything ...
Apr 21, 2016
The story is sort of about some country kids who have moved from Tokyo and are experiencing culture shock with their new environment as most people will, especially at a very young age like these girls are. It's a feel-good series that will brighten your days even if your sad with rare touching moments in it. Not a very original plot with cliched characters.

I don't know why people are so into these characters, they're pretty much your typical whiny kid. The only one I like out of the bunch and is my favorite character is Natsumi, now she was fun to watch but not great ...

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