Miss Monochrome The Animation

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ミス・モノクローム -The Animation-
German: Miss Monochrome: The Animation
Spanish: Miss Monochrome - The Animation
French: Miss Monochrome - The Animation
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2013 to Dec 25, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2013
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:35 (JST)
Licensors: Crunchyroll
Source: Original
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: Idols (Female)Idols (Female), MusicMusic
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.371 (scored by 2278122,781 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #75142
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3133
Members: 50,354
Favorites: 54

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Miss Monochrome is an android powered by a single AA battery. She lives with her only friend, a robot vacuum named Ruu-chan. With hopes of one day meeting the idol Kikuko, whom she has bizarre recurring dreams about, Miss Monochrome sets foot on the path to stardom. However, she experiences difficulties and struggles to make her own debut as an idol. Though Miss Monochrome's methods seem bizarre, such as recruiting her manager from a convenience store, somehow her dedication always results in her standing out from the crowd and shining in the spotlight.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Miss Monochrome

Horie, Yui




Fujiwara, Keiji




Kanda, Akemi


Inoue, Kikuko


Suwa, Ayaka


Fujiwara, Keiji



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Ending Theme

"Poker Face (ポーカーフェイス)" by Miss Monochrome (CV: Yui Horie)

Episode Videos


Dec 25, 2013
Miss Monochrome is an anime with each episode being 4 minutes long. It is about an idol, Miss Monochrome trying to become a well-known singer in Japan. With 4 minutes each episode including the 1 minute long ED you might be wondering if it's worth it. It is definitely worth watching if you have a little time to spare and you are just looking for a laugh. Each episode will make you laugh at least once, it's guaranteed.

Story: 7

It's another story about an aspiring idol looking to make it big in Japan. Only difference being that Miss Monochrome is an android. Like most androids in ...
Aug 29, 2015
Often times anime that have very short episode lengths get dismissed by the community as automatically lifeless and humorless shows with little to no world-building and characterization of characters. With Miss Monochrome having four minute episodes with one minute dedicated to the ending song, one would probably assume this about this show.

Though many of the complaints may be justified, Miss Monochrome is surprisingly great for what it is and was enjoyable the whole way through.

To simplify the plot, Miss Monochrome is an android that aspires to be a Japanese idol with a manager, gigs, etc. On her way to her eventual goal, she often ...
Oct 5, 2016
Mixed Feelings
Miss Monochrome is a 4 minute episode anime filled with comedy, randomness and slice of life.
I really liked this series but that is only because of Miss Monochrome :3 She is a android with a somewhat childish robot view upon the world, so many misunderstandings and so on happens a lot indeed! which gives a special kind of comedy to it.

Even though there are somewhat lots of randomness in this one then it is still one continued plotline throughout the series which makes it not too random ^^ which it is something that I like.

The main problem of the series is you really have to ...

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