Turning Girls

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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: 6.041 (scored by 35503,550 users)
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Ranked: #83342
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Popularity: #5825
Members: 7,438
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The story is about girls who face a battle against the turning point of their lives.


Turning Girls is an original net animation (ONA), published on YouTube's Anime Bancho channel in Summer 2013. It was produced entirely by the female staff at Studio Trigger.

This series is one of three ONA's by Studio Trigger; the others being Inferno Cop (2012) and Ninja Slayer From Animation (2015).

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May 11, 2020
2life (All reviews)
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 read more
Jan 25, 2018
HalloBruce (All reviews)
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, read more

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