Orenchi no Furo Jijou

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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: Media Factory
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Asahi Production
Source: 4-koma manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, JoseiJosei
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.991 (scored by 4632546,325 users)
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Ranked: #37152
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Popularity: #1613
Members: 90,770
Favorites: 300
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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

Tatsumi

Main
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Japanese

Wakasa

Main
Umehara, Yuuichirou
Japanese

Takasu

Supporting
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Japanese

Maki

Supporting
Tsuda, Kenjirou
Japanese

Mikuni

Supporting
Hanae, Natsuki
Japanese

Kasumi

Supporting
Kido, Ibuki
Japanese

Narrator

Supporting
Kawahara, Yoshihisa
Japanese

Staff

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


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Opening Theme

"Chimeishou (致命傷)" by Matenrou Opera (摩天楼オペラ)
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Aug 9, 2020
uchiha-hime (All reviews)
I had been looking for an anime like this for a very long time, something with a wonderfully soothing and calming vibe, so I was very glad when I stumbled upon this gem of an anime. If you're someone like me who's also looking for a quick pick-me-up that's not plot intensive but nevertheless has the capability of making you feel the most relaxed you've been in quite some time, look no further.

Orenchi no Furo Jijou is a slice of life comedy with episodes that span for only 4 minutes each, featuring the life of a boy who has a merman living in his bathtub read more
Dec 29, 2014
somaisbatman (All reviews)
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
Dec 31, 2014
DrMcNinja85 (All reviews)
(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
Apr 13, 2015
alysael (All reviews)
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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