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Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation

Alternative Titles

English: The Comic Artist and His Assistants
Synonyms: Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to, ManAshi
Japanese: マンガ家さんとアシスタントさんと THE ANIMATION


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2014 to Jun 24, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:05 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Zexcs
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 13 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.301 (scored by 85,760 users)
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Ranked: #24992
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Popularity: #563
Members: 175,246
Favorites: 374
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The story depicts the work-life of a perverted mangaka, Aito Yuuki, and his assistant, Ashisu Sahoto. Constantly pressured by his editor and lacking experience with girls, Aito asks Ashisu to act as a reference.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Furuta, Jouji
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Itami, Aki
Script, Series Composition
Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu
Theme Song Performance

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"Junsui na Fujunbutsu (純粋なフジュンブツ)" by StylipS

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#1: "Spica." by StylipS (eps 1-11)
#2: "Owarinaki Pantsu (終わりなきパンツ)" by Yuuki Aito (CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka) (ep 12)

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Jun 23, 2014
papsoshea (All reviews)
Slapstick, Spice and everything nice. These were the ingredients chosen to create the perfect little story. But the mangaka, Hiroyuki accidentally added an extra ingredient to the concoction - Chemical X (pantsu). Thus, Mangaka-san to assistant-san was born! The episodic series contains 12 episodes with the duration of each being 13 minutes long. This is all it takes to create laughter, laughter and more laughter from its viewers. This was definitely a home run for Spring season and easily digestible since it’s comedy shorts and half the normal time for a standard episode. This is a gag-show at heart so don’t go into the series read more
Feb 5, 2015
AbsarNaeem (All reviews)
Mangaka san to Assistant san is a slice of life harem comedy depicting the life of a perverted mangaka who makes the monthly manga "HajiCafe" with his assistants. It's a nice comedy. The animation and art is pretty good and the characters are all likeable.

Story 7/10:
Not much of a story. The 12 episodes pass by showing different situations of the team. Just like in Lucky Star, Danshi Koukousei and Nichijou, this anime also shows different skits. Almost every skit is funny and nice to watch.

Art 9/10:
I really enjoyed the animation and artwork of this anime. The character designs were really amazing. It looked kinda like read more
Jun 23, 2014
Asfaria (All reviews)
This is an anime about a man and his dream. His dream of panties. Seeing panties, smelling panties, touching panties.... Yeah that's honestly most of what this show is about. Oh, and a there's also little stuff about making manga. But it's ecchi manga about panties anyway. Each episode is divided into three or four different scenes, and almost all of them deal with panties and Aito's love for them in one way or another.

This is a harem anime about a mangaka of an ecchi manga and the girls around him. His three assistants (though two are hardly ever seen actually helping his manga at read more
Oct 12, 2014
LawfulEngineer (All reviews)
Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation, is simply an anime about a guy named Aito who is a manga artist, and works closely with various people, such as Ashisu. The show has a harem-like feel since it is a 'one guy, lots of girls', but no matter how perverted Aito is, he does not have any intention to do any of the girls wrong, even if what he says and does, comes off the wrong way.

Story: To be blunt, there is very little story to the show, aside from Aito being a perverted manga artist, and Ashisu wanting to be a read more


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