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Orenchi no Furo Jijou


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Orefuro, Merman in my Tub
Japanese: オレん家のフロ事情

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2014 to Dec 29, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Asahi Production
Source: 4-koma manga
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Shoujo
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.161 (scored by 24,433 users)
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Ranked: #27972
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1181
Members: 47,041
Favorites: 178
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

On his way home from school, Tatsumi sees a man collapsed near a lake. When he approaches him, Tatsumi notices something strange: the person in need of help is actually a beautiful merman named Wakasa! Because Wakasa's home has become too polluted to live in, Tatsumi graciously offers his bathtub as a refuge.

With a boisterous merman as his new roommate, Tatsumi's normal life won't be returning anytime soon, not to mention Wakasa's aquatic friends—Takasu, Mikuni, and Maki—often show up uninvited, making them all quite a handful for the high school student. As he humors their curiosity for human life, Tatsumi sometimes finds himself enjoying their childish antics, but he will have to keep his cool if he intends to keep up with his daily life and newfound friendship.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Wakasa
Wakasa
Main
Umehara, Yuuichirou
Japanese
Umehara, Yuuichirou
Tatsumi
Tatsumi
Main
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Japanese
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Maki
Maki
Supporting
Tsuda, Kenjirou
Japanese
Tsuda, Kenjirou
Takasu
Takasu
Supporting
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Japanese
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa

Staff

Aoi, Sayo
Aoi, Sayo
Director, Episode Director
Ayana, Yuniko
Ayana, Yuniko
Script, Series Composition
Matenrou Opera
Matenrou Opera
Theme Song Performance
Itou, Naoyuki
Itou, Naoyuki
Key Animation


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"Chimeishou (致命傷)" by Matenrou Opera (摩天楼オペラ)

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somaisbatman
Dec 29, 2014
Orenchi no Furo Jijou is a 4-minute-per-episode anime about a guy who finds a merman, and their completely heterosexual adventures that all take place in a bathtub.

Story: 5/10
As minimal as it gets. Each episode has some central problem or event and it's always something very light. Nothing special, but this setup is pretty normal for shorts. You can watch it all in under an hour!

Art: 7/10
Decent but never astounding, not too much to talk about. Although, they did a good job animating and drawing the merman's muscles, those stand out as quality parts of the show.

Sound: 6/10
There was background music? I hate to keep read more
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DrMcNinja85
Dec 31, 2014
(Not an in-depth review here) "Short and sweet." Sums this series up very well.

The story is bizarre with little backstory but since no story goes very deep, it is not an issue.
Each episode has a stand alone issue which Wakasa (Free loading Merman) and Tatsumi (Teen whose bathtub has been taken over) both overcome usually in a pretty adorable way.

I love the voice actors chosen, they are absolutely perfect for the characters, especially Maki, his voice made me giggle at times XD

The artwork is not super detailed but personally I think it is fantastic, it suits the light-hearted theme and the chibi forms of read more
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liriedeary
Jul 11, 2015
For what it is, Orefuro is pretty good. It's short, sweet, and to the point. Quite fitting that an anime of a 4 panel comic has 4 minute episodes.

Story: 5
Basically nonexistant. Each episode contains its own small plot. Due to the rather unnatural circumstances of a merman living in the bathtub, though, the episodes generally don't fall into boring, overused slice of life story tropes. However, the premise is almost overly simplistic, and rarely are the practicalities of the situation brought into question.

Art: 8
This is definitely a part that benefited from short episodes. The art is smooth and vibrant, often seamlessly flipping between its read more
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alysael
Apr 13, 2015
If you're looking for a short, light-hearted anime with jokes poking fun at hentai/BL - you've come to the right place.

Orefuro is a short 4-min per episode anime which features a boy and a merman who lives in his bathtub.

Story: 5/10
Story is very simple and most of it is just poke-fun at usual anime cliches.
There's not a lot of story at all to be honest, the time limit makes sure of that.

Art: 6/10
Not bad, but not amazing either. The art style for the opening is like-wise to a painting, which is amazing other than the fact that it is read more
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