Turning Girls

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ターニングガールズ


Type: ONA
Episodes: 7
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 18, 2013 to Jul 30, 2013
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Trigger
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 5 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.021 (scored by 39863,986 users)
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Ranked: #91752
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6811
Members: 8,109
Favorites: 12
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Episodes: /7


On the surface, Nana, Kai, and Chiwa seem like typical office workers, but in reality, their everyday lives are spiced up by the bizarre situations they constantly encounter. Joined by their friend and self-proclaimed idol Kaeru, the trio attempts to go through their daily routine while facing the difficulties of being an adult.

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Turning Girls was published on YouTube's Anime Bancho channel in 2013. The series was produced entirely by the female staff at Studio Trigger.

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Yuasa, Kaede









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Jan 25, 2018
Turning Girls is just a cute little comedy web series about the struggles of adulthood. If you have an hour of free time, like cringe comedy/slice of life, and don't mind EXTREMELY limited animation, give this series a quick watch for some quality laughs.

Granted, one of the reasons TG didn't do so well in the west is because its comedy is mostly geared towards Japanese women in their late 20's. But I still found it totally fun and (usually) relatable.


That might seem high for a series with like... ZERO production value. Fair criticism for an anime, sure. But if I tell you a little story, ...
May 11, 2020
turning girls is a work done mostly by the female employee of Trigger. It depicts the turning point of women. That turning point from being a beautiful maiden in its twenties to thirty. It is as they say a sour battle.

Turning girls is a rather simplistic anime with a rather simple focus. Being only shorts from 5 minutes, you shouldn’t expect much development and world building. This anime rather focus on presenting the problem more comically. I think they totally nailed in in the first 6 episodes. I had a good laugh. I would never pick this anime to watch, but because it is made ...

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