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Nourin


Alternative Titles

English: No-Rin
Synonyms: Agriculture and Forestry
Japanese: のうりん

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2014 to Mar 29, 2014
Premiered: Winter 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Frontier Works
Studios: Silver Link.
Source: Light novel
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.981 (scored by 36,027 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #35132
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #789
Members: 79,941
Favorites: 154
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Synopsis

Idol-obsessed Kousaku Hata is left devastated when his favorite, Yuka Kusakabe, unexpectedly announces her retirement at the peak of an illustrious career. As Yuka’s biggest fan, this news proves to be more difficult than he can bear. Shaken to his very core, he sinks into depression and places himself in self-imposed isolation. However, on the day his friends managed to convince him to attend school again, he gets a pleasant surprise.

It turns out that his beloved idol, under the guise of Ringo Kinoshita, has transferred into his class. This miraculous development fills Kousaku with newfound resolve, as he dedicates himself to take advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. With the support of his teacher and friends, Kousaku works toward getting close to the girl of his dreams and uncovering the reason for her retirement from the entertainment industry.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kinoshita, Ringo
Kinoshita, Ringo
Main
Tamura, Yukari
Japanese
Tamura, Yukari
Nakazawa, Minori
Nakazawa, Minori
Main
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese
Hanazawa, Kana
Hata, Kousaku
Hata, Kousaku
Main
Asanuma, Shintaro
Japanese
Asanuma, Shintaro
Kamatori, Kei
Kamatori, Kei
Main
Hatano, Wataru
Japanese
Hatano, Wataru

Staff

Oonuma, Shin
Oonuma, Shin
Director
Satou, Hikaru
Satou, Hikaru
Episode Director
Tamamura, Hitoshi
Tamamura, Hitoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Nihei, Yuuichi
Nihei, Yuuichi
Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Cordless☆Dere☆PHONE (コードレス☆照れ☆PHONE)" by Yuka Kusakabe (Yukari Tamura) (ep 1)
#2: "Himitsu no Door kara Ai ni Kite (秘密の扉から会いにきて)" by Yukari Tamura (eps 2-11)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Himitsu no Door kara Ai ni Kite (秘密の扉から会いにきて)" by Yukari Tamura (eps 1, 12)
#2: "Mogitate ♥ Fruit Girls (も・ぎ・た・て♥フルーツガールズ)" by Ringo Kinoshita (Yukari Tamura) and Minori Nakazawa (Kana Hanazawa) (eps 2, 4-7, 9)
#3: "Minori no Zokkon Mirai Yohou (みのりのぞっこん未来予報♥)" by Minori Nakazawa (CV: Kana Hanazawa) (ep 3)
#4: "Ponytail no Shijuu (ポニーテールの四十)". by Bekki Natsumi (CV: Chiwa Saito) (ep 8)
#5: "Kimi to New Day (君と*にゅう*DAY♡)" by Kochou Yoshida (CV: Marina Inoue) (ep 10)
#6: "Cordless☆Dere☆PHONE (コードレス☆照れ☆PHONE)" by Ringo Kinoshita (CV: Yukari Tamura) (ep 11)




More reviewsReviews

May 10, 2014
MarcoAlencar81 (All reviews)
The anime is more comedy than "romance". It has some parts with kind of drama/romantic themes but the main thing here is the comedy borderlining silly and nonsensical. Every episode was fun to watch. The characters are interesting, the main is well balanced between wacky and serious, the support characters are interesting. The main theme is very interesting, the references and self awareness are good too. I really enjoyed and I wish there was another season or more episodes.
Mar 28, 2014
PyraXadon (All reviews)
In life, there are things that are misleading, such as commercials on TV, ads on the internet, and even, anime. There are certain things in anime that I require in order for me to really like it, and that is a good exposition, a decent amount of character development, and a nice end in the last few minutes of the series to wrap it all up. Nourin here...broke every single one of those foundations I set down for myself. In any case, here's the review.

Story (3.43/10): The story of Nourin is set in an agricultural school, where a student by the read more
Jun 17, 2014
Dontaskme (All reviews)
Who knew farming could be filled with so much passion and fun? Well, probably not as much in real life, but certainly in anime anything can be made fun, even something as mundane as farming. And oh boy, did I have fun watching this one.

With unique characters and strange, humorous twists at every episode, I was grinning most of the time. The personalities of the characters were simply and elegantly presented, allowing for easy understanding of where they were coming from and the kind of person each character was. Well, except a few. A bonus was that, amidst all of the fun, there was a read more
Nov 1, 2014
Lord_Rutsah (All reviews)
Hate it! Hate it hate it hate it!

Why? The story is somewhat original, the jokes are pretty funny, the music and the animation are on pretty ok levels, the fanservice is good. But the ideology makes me want to burn rainforests, preferrably filled with endangered species.

The anime begins with our protagonist, Kosaku, 100% obsessed over a certain pop idol in Tokyo, far away from the countryside where our protagonist attends a Farmer's School (something like a regular high school with lots of focus and special lessons about various aspects of farming). The pop idol on the other hand, Ringo, is going through depression due to read more

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