Miss Monochrome The Animation

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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 2233922,339 users)
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Ranked: #73962
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3078
Members: 49,698
Favorites: 53

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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)


Jun 10, 2022
Hatsune Miku who? It's Miss Monochrome now.

Maybe it's my inexperience with idol shows, but Monochrome has them all beat. Why follow 4-9 girl's, when you can focus on one girls climb to the top?

Story: 6/10
What story, what plot? This has none. Pick any episode and watch it, it's pretty much standalone once you know the three main characters. Also, I'm sure you have four minutes to spare somewhere.

Art: 5/10
Pretty standard art, but the ending sequence got me hooked onto this show like an illegal substance. If you choose to only watch one episode, just skip right to the end and enjoy the music video. ...
Feb 6, 2020
Anime with only 4 minutes per episode? Meh, that must be pretty bad, since it has no time to hook you up, right? These were my thoughts when I saw Miss Monochrome. Little did I know, I was about to find out I was gravely mistaken. Again, never judge a book by it's cover.

This anime can be descried in one word: wholesome.

Story 9/10

So the premise of the story is about Miss Monochrome trying to become the top idol. Now, i want to be clear on something, I avoid idol themed anime since the story always tends to be generic and the main focus of ...
Jan 3, 2024
Mixed Feelings
All I could think of was "Why isn't Miku in this? Why is there a knockoff Miku?" I really don't see the difference between the two as characters, and I honestly find that Miku or any other voice synthesis would have been better than a human in hard autotune acting as an android. How did there even get to be so much Monochrome stuff during this time? They even make a Miku reference when they see a box of leeks! At that point, I started feeling like they were aware of the similarities, whether it was on purpose or not.
I'm also not a big fan ...

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