Love Hina

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ラブひな
English: Love Hina
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 19, 2000 to Sep 27, 2000
Premiered: Spring 2000
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:28 (JST)
Studios: Xebec
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, EcchiEcchi
Theme: HaremHarem
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.101 (scored by 136654136,654 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #43652
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #913
Members: 267,287
Favorites: 1,484

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Keitaro Urashima promised a girl when he was young that they would meet up again at Tokyo University in the future. Sadly, in the National Practice Exam, Keitaro ranked 27th from the bottom. Knowing his grandmother owned a hotel, Keitaro intended to stay there while continuing his studies for Tokyo U, only to find out the hotel had long been transformed into an all-girls dormitory. Through an odd twist of fate, Keitaro eventually became the manager of the dorm, beginning his life of living with five other girls.


The series was awarded the Anime Product of the Year in 2002 by ICV2.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Chino, Takatoshi
Assistant Producer
Iwasaki, Yoshiaki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Sound Director
Hishida, Masakazu
Episode Director


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Sakura Saku" by Megumi Hayashibara

Ending Theme

"Hajimari wa Kokokara" by Megumi Hayashibara (eps 24)
"Kimi Sae Ireba" by Megumi Hayashibara (eps 1-23)


Mar 14, 2008
Love Hina is really great! From the first moment, I was gripped by this story's violence, drama and slight funniness, s well as the romance, which develops as the story goes on.

So, a young man called Urashima Keitaro suddenly finds himself working as the manager for an all-girls dormitory. Yes, you can probably see where that story is going. Lots of slapstick humor, romance and funniness is the recipe for this show. I think it's pretty cool, and if you like romance/harem anime, this is a definite must-see.
Jan 14, 2014
Mixed Feelings
Looking for a romance/comedy/harem anime to kill time? Look no more because Love Hina will SERIOUSLY KILL your time.

I've watched Love Hina before way back when I was still a kid and I remember loving this series, but after re-watching this series 10+ years later, I began to question my taste for anime because Love Hina is by far one of the most stupid and ridiculous anime I've ever watched and I can't believe it’s actually possible for me to hate an anime this much.

I'm writing this review at the risk of getting viciously mauled by an angry mob of Love Hina fans who ...
Nov 15, 2008
When Love Hina was released, it came with a high pedigree. First anime featuring no cel animation whatsoever, and the foundation of a successful and very popular manga by the soon-to-be-well-known Ken Akamatsu. Yes, everyone looked forward to Love Hina, and everyone most likely had all their hopes for it dashed along the rocks in an instant.

For as innovative as they may have wanted us to think the animation is, it's just bad. I know cel animation anime that flow far more smoothly than this. It jerks, the characters are often disproportioned, character movement is erratic and often impossible even by anime standards. Backgrounds are ...

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