High Score Girl

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ハイスコアガール

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 14, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Saturdays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: Netflix
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: GameGame, ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, SchoolSchool, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.921 (scored by 7186071,860 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6422
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #911
Members: 148,880
Favorites: 1,861
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Synopsis

The year is 1991, and arcade video games are the latest craze. Becoming a professional gamer is a far-fetched dream in an industry that has yet to spread its influence. Yet, that is the path sixth-grader Haruo Yaguchi wants to pursue. His aptitude for video games has earned him respect in local arcades and bestowed him with confidence and pride, both of which are shattered when fellow classmate Akira Oono easily defeats him in Street Fighter 2.

Akira is rich, pretty, and smart—as close as can be to a perfect girl. But Haruo had never cared about these things as, despite his multiple shortcomings as a person, his supremacy in video games was, in his mind, undisputed. So, now that someone has appeared who can rival him, part of Haruo cannot help but loathe her. Another part, however, itches for somebody who can compete with him on equal terms, and Akira is more than capable.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Miyao, Koutarou

Supporting
Okitsu, Kazuyuki
Japanese

Jiiya

Supporting
Cho
Japanese

Doi, Genta

Supporting
Yamashita, Daiki
Japanese

Onizuka, Chihiro

Supporting
Midou, Daria
Japanese

Hidaka, Father

Supporting
Taketora
Japanese

Staff

Yamakawa, Yoshiki
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Yakushimaru, Etsuko
Theme Song Performance
sora tob sakana
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

"New Stranger" by sora tob sakana
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Ending Theme

"Houkago Di(e)stra(u)ction (放課後ディストラクション)" by Etsuko Yakushimaru



Sep 28, 2018
Syureria (All reviews)
Video games are games that use interaction with the user interface through images produced by video devices. Video games generally provide a reward system such as a score calculated based on the level of success achieved in completing tasks in the game.

The word "video" in "video games" initially refers to a raster display device. But with the use of the term "video game", now the word video game can be used to refer to games on any display device. The electronic systems used to run video games are called platforms, for example personal computers and game consoles.

taking the theme in the year one thousand nine read more
Oct 3, 2018
Karhu (All reviews)
I have been reading other opinions and positive praise around High Score Girl, but I still don't get why this is supposed to be so good and the savior of summer 2018 anime.

It's just a generic love story where the main dude is an over exaggerated character whose behavior is the outcome of "anime" and not any personality traits. The main female is perfect gamer and student, beautiful and ideal girl with tragic past story AKA a textbook example of a Mary Sue. There is also another girl in the series who creates the fallacy of harem, but she only appears in few episodes and read more
Sep 28, 2018
TakamakiJoker (All reviews)
High Score Girl is one of the theses seasonal shows that quietly snuck up on me at the of the Summer 18 season. It was a manga series done by Oshikiri, Rensuke and until mid August where it Netflix announced they will be streaming the series in December 2018 the show least for a short while was hanging around in obscure vile and even after that Netflix announced the series is still pretty obscure compared to almost every other anime from this summer season.

Fast forward to late September where I was done watching throwaway seasonal anime from this season like Angel Of Death, How to read more
Sep 28, 2018
Stark700 (All reviews)
There’s often times when I feel a bit of nostalgia in life. Who doesn’t really? The 1990s may not be technological advanced compared to our current modern times but it had great music, a more relaxing atmosphere, and moments that we’ll never forget. I remember the days when people actually went to places like Blockbuster to rent home videos rather than binge watching Netflix. People weren't on their phones half the day. Nowadays, everything is just too convenient and people operate at their homes through the digital web. Why do I mention this?

It’s because High Score Girl made me feel a bit of that nostalgia. read more

Recent News

TV Anime 'High Score Girl' Gets Sequel

TV Anime 'High Score Girl' Gets Sequel

A second season for High Score Girl TV anime was announced during the Extra Stage OVA screening event on Thursday. Titled High Score Girl II, the anime is slated fo...read more

'High Score Girl' Gets OVA Episodes

'High Score Girl' Gets OVA Episodes

The official Twitter account of J.C.Staff's High Score Girl posted an announcement video on Friday that reveals that the series will get three OVA episodes. The...read more


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