Miyakawa-ke no Kuufuku

The Miyakawa Family's Hunger

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 宮河家の空腹
English: The Miyakawa Family's Hunger
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Type: ONA
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 29, 2013 to Jul 1, 2013
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 5 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.521 (scored by 1201012,010 users)
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Ranked: #66532
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Popularity: #4466
Members: 25,328
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A spin-off of Lucky Star. Centers around big sister Hinata Miyakawa and little sister Hikage Miyakawa's impoverished daily life at home (due to Hinata's wasteful habits) and Hikage's life at elementary school.

Characters & Voice Actors


Yamamoto, Yutaka
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Oizaki, Fumitoshi
Episode Director, Animation Director
Aritomi, Kouji
Episode Director
Machida, Touko
Script, Series Composition


Opening Theme

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"KACHIGUMI" by Aya Hirano & Emiri Katou

Ending Theme

"MAKEGUMI" by Maina Shimagata & Makoto Kawasaki


Jul 20, 2016
Miyakawa-ke no Kuufuku is a nice little side-story for Lucky Star fans. It's not the season two that many have been hoping for—though, the OP would suggest otherwise—but there's no reason you wouldn't enjoy it if you enjoyed Lucky Star.

Despite not still being produced by KyoAni, Miyakawa-ke retains the overall feel of Lucky Star, most likely due to the number of returning staff members: Yamamoto Yutaka is the director, having previously directed the first four episodes of Lucky Star, of which he did a fine job, episode one's infamous first half notwithstanding. Rest assured, you won't be sitting through five minutes of meandering food discussions ...
Jul 1, 2013
Mixed Feelings
"It's 9 p.m. on Monday! Everyone assemble!!!"

"Miyakawa-ke no Kuufuku" details the struggles of the Miyakawa sisters as they battle one of history's most famous, most heart wrenching social problems: poverty. Cruel, heartless poverty. The sisters Hinata and Hikage live a life filled with unflattering things, like tofu substituted meat, skim milk, skim milk, and convenience store dinners. This show is a glimpse at sections of their life, filling the viewers with a sense of overwhelming pity.

For Hikage, the younger sister, she is an endearing elementary school student who puts up with her sister's wasteful spending, using precious dollars on unneeded things like light ...
Jul 1, 2013
Well, this was disappointing.

I tried liking this. My hopes were up with that it was a spinoff of Lucky Star, but those positive thoughts were dashed swiftly.

Being about the families struggles to maintain any money for food, with an otaku shopper, you think it would be a fun few minutes, but the overuse of similar jokes over and over again drew thin, and eventually it became a chore to finish. Also, the ED joke was funny to begin with, but wore down as all the jokes did. Though the ED was a nice tune.

Since it was a Lucky Star spinoff, you would expect a cameo, ...

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