Age 12

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Juuni-sai.
Japanese: 12歳。
English: Age 12
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 8
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2014 to Jan 3, 2015
Producers: Half H.P Studio
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: SynergySP
Source: Manga
Genre: RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 11 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.251 (scored by 56325,632 users)
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Ranked: #77022
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Popularity: #5006
Members: 13,064
Favorites: 15

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The story begins with Hanabi, a sixth-grade girl who is neither an adult nor a child. She deals with issues such as accidentally witnessing her homeroom teacher kissing, and worrying about experiencing physiological changes before her friends. The manga depicts a 12-year-old girl's innocent worries and first love.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Okuwaki, Masaharu
Maita, Nao
Original Creator
Oono, Kayoko
Color Design
Tsubouchi, Hiroki
Director of Photography


Opening Theme

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"Sweet Sensation" by Murakawa Rie

Ending Theme

"Koi no 12-sai (恋の12歳)" by Utataneko Kageki Dan (うたたねこ歌劇団)

Jan 7, 2015
Fiendy (All reviews)
My scoring of this show might seem weird at first but you should be able to see why soon. this super short story is adorable in its presentation however it is so very realistic in its storytelling. The story involves a class of 12 year olds and they react and do things you would expect from 12 year olds. the main point i liked about this anime was that the relationship was one of the most realistic i have seen. as they don't understand the real meaning behind a kiss there is no faffing about with the development. as kids normally do they say they read more
Nov 6, 2014
FreakyTy (All reviews)
With a 14 minute run time there isn't much to go off of, but it is still a significant amount of time to do something right. Hard to review something that's 14 minutes without any spoilers, but trust me it won't really matter either way.

Story: 2

Boy meets girl, other boys are asses. Her classmate also likes said boy and is trying to manipulate the two of them apart when they were assigned a lesson together. Cliched as hell. The merit this story had was lost on the fact that these are 12 year olds doing stupid shit in front of their teacher, and the teacher read more
Jan 31, 2015
Yemi_Hikari (All reviews)
The first few minutes of this short may give the impression that this is another cheesy romance story aimed at the tween-age audience. The main character is excited about being “grown-up”, and yet we adults know those in the tween-age years really aren't as grown-up as they think. Something to keep in mind is that in the mind of many kids in their tween-years they are “grown-up” – meaning they're no longer little kids, but not yet adults either. This time period is a complicated time period of discovery for this age group.

That is one of the charms of this particular short – it manages read more


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