Love Stage!!

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Japanese: LOVE STAGE!!
English: Love Stage!!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 10, 2014 to Sep 11, 2014
Premiered: Summer 2014
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:05 (JST)
Producers: Lantis, Kadokawa Shoten
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: Boys LoveBoys Love, ComedyComedy
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, Otaku CultureOtaku Culture, ShowbizShowbiz
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.171 (scored by 146100146,100 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #39322
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #930
Members: 262,141
Favorites: 1,630

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With an actress mother, producer father, and rockstar brother, anyone would expect Izumi Sena to eventually enter showbiz himself. However, aside from a commercial for a wedding magazine when he was a child, Izumi has never been in the spotlight; instead, he aims to become a manga artist.

But a decade after the shoot, the magazine calls for a 10th anniversary ad, requesting the original child actors for the project. This reunites Izumi with Ryouma Ichijou, now a popular actor who, much to Izumi's shock, has been in love with him ever since their first meeting! However, due to Izumi's feminine appearance and unisex name, Ryouma believed the boy was a girl and continues to do so to this day. Izumi's troubles are just beginning, because even after discovering the truth, Ryouma can't seem to shake off his feelings...

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Love Stage!! covers the events of the first 15 chapters of the manga. Crunchyroll licensed Love Stage!! to be streamed in North America, Latin America, Europe and Africa.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kasai, Kenichi
Yokota, Chikako
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Ending Theme

"CLICK YOUR HEART!!" by Kazutomi Yamamoto


Jul 9, 2023
I discovered this little gem via HiDive’s ‘Celebrate Pride’ suggestion list, and am glad such a suggestion list existed since brought a few anime to light I hadn’t considered. This one is about a guy Izumi who is from a wealthy family of famous entertainers (hoo BOY did they nail it with these people) By way of his family, Izumi ends up filling in for a girl's role in a wedding commercial when he’s a kid. The boy he was paired with was infatuated with him right away (but thought he was a girl). And for some reason they’re doing a ‘reunion’ commercial with the ...
Oct 29, 2022
Mixed Feelings
This anime can be off-putting to some viewers especially those who came to look for something wholesome. The show contains certain scenes that may make you cringe by how awful it is especially with how the characters treat Izumi. Izumi, as the main character didn't come as a strong one and even when he tries to prove his resolve, he just always end up being pushed around by the people who are supposed to look after him. The dynamic on Ryouma and Izumi's relationship wasn't that impressive either and felt bland. They had their cute moments, but their relationship could've been a lot better. The ...
Feb 11, 2024
I mean, if you can ignore the romanticized sexual assault then go watch it but for me it's a huge no, I thought this would be a wholesome watch as it was recommended by my sister (she prefers shoujo and I prefer shounen) my jaw was on the floor the moment I saw one of the mcs sexually assault the other and the the story just carries on without giving him any consequences, I really wanted to give it a chance and watch it all the way but i just couldn't take it anymore and dropped it at episode 8, if you wanna watch a ...

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