Grisaia no Kajitsu
The Fruit of Grisaia
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Alternative Titles

English: The Fruit of Grisaia
Synonyms: Le Fruit de la Grisaia
Japanese: グリザイアの果実


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2014 to Dec 28, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 20:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: 8bit
Source: Visual novel
Genres: DramaDrama, HaremHarem, PsychologicalPsychological, RomanceRomance, SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.591 (scored by 207473207,473 users)
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Ranked: #13182
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Popularity: #265
Members: 403,487
Favorites: 3,423
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Yuuji Kazami is a transfer student who has just been admitted into Mihama Academy. He wants to live an ordinary high school life, but this dream of his may not come true any time soon as Mihama Academy is quite the opposite. Consisting of only the principal and five other students, all of whom are girls, Yuuji becomes acquainted with each of them, discovering more about their personalities as socialization is inevitable. Slowly, he begins to learn about the truth behind the small group of students occupying the academy—they each have their own share of traumatic experiences which are tucked away from the world.

Mihama Academy acts as a home for these girls, they are the "fruit" which fell from their trees and have begun to decay. It is up to Yuuji to become the catalyst to save them from themselves, but how can he save another when he cannot even save himself?

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Grisaia no Kajitsu is based on a visual novel by FrontWing. Some of the visual novel's voice actresses reprise their roles in the anime.

Episode 1 was previewed at a screening at the UDX Theater, Tokyo on September 28, 2014. Regular broadcasting began on October 5, 2014.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Tanaka, Motoki
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Eguchi, Daisuke
Episode Director
Kurata, Hideyuki
Script, Series Composition

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"Rakuen no Tsubasa (楽園の翼)" By Maon Kurosaki (eps 2-4, 6-12)

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#1: "Eden's Song" by Hana (ep 2)
#2: "Anata no Aishita Sekai (あなたの愛した世界)" by Yoshino Nanjo (eps 3, 6-9)
#3: "SKIP" by Chata (ep 5)
#4: "Rainy veil" by Nagi Yanagi (eps 10-12)
#5: "Sousei no Thanatos (創世のタナトス)" by Faylan (ep 13)

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Feb 25, 2015
Veronin (All reviews)
For nearly every minute I spent watching Grisaia, I kept asking myself the same question: "Why the hell is this only 13 episodes long?"

The natural response would be that the studio did not have enough budget to stretch the production any further. And while that does contain some truth, it does not excuse 50+ hours of story from the visual novel being jammed into a meagre four hours of animation. True, there's a lot of crap in the visual novel that could be cut out with little of value being lost. But when necessary story and characterisation is rushed through so quickly that you can read more
Jan 4, 2015
Darknesser (All reviews)
Grisaia no Kajitsu Review

So. Where to begin ? Grisaia no Kajitsu debuted as a visual novel, and it was quite highly praised. So, like several other visual novels, since it was starting to get very popular, Front Wing decided that it was time to adapt it into an anime, to further boost the popularity of the VN. However, most of us know that adapting a visual novel into an anime is a very "hit or miss" decision. Either it's a complete success, like Clannad or Fate/Stay Night UBW, or it's a complete disaster, the that will forever tarnish the reputation of the source material. read more
Dec 28, 2014
HaXXspetten (All reviews)
"No matter how much I keep lowering my expectations, I still end up disappointed"
That one sentence sums up the ongoing experience of watching this anime from start to finish.

Grisaia no Kajitsu is undoubtedly one of the most successful and popular visual novels in recent years. It is a game praised for having a godlike character cast, excellent production value, great comedy, extreme lewdness and an abnormal amount of psychological depth and serious storylines for a harem series. Sounds like the perfect recipe for something to make an anime out of, right? Well three and a half years after the original visual novel was released, it read more
Dec 28, 2014
Stark700 (All reviews)
When it comes to risk, Grisaia No Kajitsu (The Fruit of Grisaia) is no stranger to the word. Dare I say a show with based on a popular visual novel only gets a 13 episode adaptation. Take a look at some of the other popular visual novels like Little Busters and Clannad. Even with 2-cour adaptations, there are some problems with their effectiveness. So what happened with Grisaia No Kajitsu? The answer is a controversial adaptation. Or to say the least, this series is one that is a big oddball. I don’t mean it necessarily in a negative fashion but one that may strike some read more

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