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Tonari no Seki-kun


Alternative Titles

English: Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time
Synonyms: My Neighbor Seki
Japanese: となりの関くん

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 21
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2014 to May 26, 2014
Premiered: Winter 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, School, Seinen
Duration: 7 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.691 (scored by 41,399 users)
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Ranked: #10952
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Popularity: #714
Members: 82,335
Favorites: 327
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Episodes: /21

Synopsis

The original manga revolves around a girl named Yokoi who sits next to a boy only known as Seki-kun. During class, Seki-kun continues to not pay attention and instead creates amazing little distractions, such as a detailed golf course with the course's hole being a dent in his desk, or an entire dramatic war being played out by paper shogi pieces. Yokoi often finds herself getting reluctantly interested in his games, even though they always seem to end up getting HER in trouble with the teacher!

(Source: ANN)

Background

The first 13 episodes of Tonari no Seki-kun aired on TV (TV Tokyo), but the final 7 episodes will be streamed online on http://t-sekikun.jp/onair/ , starting April 7.

Starting May 2 and over the course of 7 weeks, the same 7 episodes will air on TV (AT-X).

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Characters & Voice Actors

Seki, Toshinari
Seki, Toshinari
Main
Shimono, Hiro
Japanese
Shimono, Hiro
Yokoi, Rumi
Yokoi, Rumi
Main
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese
Hanazawa, Kana
Gotou, Sakurako
Gotou, Sakurako
Supporting
Sato, Satomi
Japanese
Sato, Satomi
Maeda, Takahiro
Maeda, Takahiro
Supporting
Susaki, Shigeyuki
Japanese
Susaki, Shigeyuki

Staff

Mutou, Yuuji
Mutou, Yuuji
Director
Hanazawa, Kana
Hanazawa, Kana
Theme Song Performance
Mizuki, Ichirou
Mizuki, Ichirou
Inserted Song Performance
Tada, Akifumi
Tada, Akifumi
Music


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"Meiwaku Spectacle (迷惑スペクタクル)" by Kana Hanazawa

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#1: "Set Them Free" by Akira Jimbo (神保 彰) (eps 1-9, 11-21)
#2: "Set Them Free 〜Another Version〜" by Akira Jimbo (神保 彰) (ep 10)




More reviewsReviews

Stark700
May 25, 2014
Creativity, a simple word that inspires so much innovative ideas from anyone, anywhere, anytime. What inspires creativity varies but for a young boy named Toshinari Seki, he takes it to astronomical levels that goes far beyond what you may be used to seeing at school. As a master of killing time, Seki lives up his reputation of such a title. For a 7-minute anime series, there’s so much attention Seki can attract towards its audience.

When it comes to killing time, you would do something inventive, something creative, or anything that will prevent you from saying along the lines of ‘it’s so boring, there’s nothing read more
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papsoshea
Jul 29, 2014
Remember this show? Two months have passed since the short series came to a close which was bittersweet after it became something I really looked forward to weekly. It's premiere from early Winter was overshadowed by numerous series such as the highly anticipated Space Dandy, the popular Noragami along with the highly favored RomCom in Nisekoi. But one of the highlights as a avid fan of anime is discovering a diamond in the rough, a series that looks nothing but ordinary at first glance but later discover it's something truly remarkable and worthwhile. After the end of each episode, there is three words that always read more
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Aeowina
Jul 6, 2014
WARNING: Avoid drinking anything while watching. This show is not liable for any snorting of said drink. Side effects may include stomach aches from giggle-fits and shortness of breath...

Story: 8/10 There is a special charm that only short anime possess, such as Hetalia, Chi's Sweet Home and Miss Monochrome. Among these easy-to-watch shows is Tonari no Seki-kun, whose episodes are a mere 7 minutes in length. Each segment is episodic without much of an overlying plot, although there are recurring themes. A creative boy named Seki-kun brings in nick-nacks to class and messes around with them rather than pay attention. Yokoi-san, the girl who sits read more
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BentoLegend
Mar 25, 2014
The amount of joy that you can get out of a pleasantly mellow 7 minute slice-of-life is incredible.

Story - Is so simple it hurts. How do you make a 7 minute anime about a school slice-of-life so good? Yokoi is a girl that slightly stands out from the rest of her class. She always wants to study hard and do her best every day. The boy who sits next to her creates new ways to kill time which distracts her to her utmost limits.

Art - The art isn't anything to write home about. It's average at best. Maybe that works incredible well for this read more
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