Koufuku Graffiti


Gourmet Girl Graffiti

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Happy Cooking Graffiti
Japanese: 幸腹グラフィティ
English: Gourmet Girl Graffiti
German: Gourmet Girl Graffiti
Spanish: Gourmet Girl Graffiti
French: Gourmet Girl Graffiti
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2015 to Mar 27, 2015
Premiered: Winter 2015
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:46 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Shaft
Genres: GourmetGourmet, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: CGDCTCGDCT
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.801 (scored by 2927729,277 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #51392
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2409
Members: 80,343
Favorites: 160

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Synopsis

The path to becoming a fine wife begins with being an accomplished cook—at least, that is what Ryou Machiko's late grandmother had led her to believe. For a middle schooler, Ryou's cooking skills are incomparable; but recently, though Ryou's food looks appetizing and smells inviting, the taste has not been delicious. Just when the dejected art student comes to terms with the possibility that she might continue living alone for the rest of her life, her aunt tells her that Kirin Morino—Ryou's second cousin—will begin staying with her every weekend since the younger girl has joined a cram school in Tokyo and aims to attend the same school as Ryou.

Surprisingly, with her cousin's arrival, Ryou finds that her cooking has vastly improved—apparently, it is not her prowess in the kitchen, but the sharing of the experience with those closest to her that seems to make the flavors shine.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shiina, Mother

Supporting
Matsuki, Miyu
Japanese

Yonetani, Misaki

Supporting
Nishi, Asuka
Japanese

Morino, Rin

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Hirohashi, Ryou
Japanese

Machiko, Akira

Supporting
Nonaka, Ai
Japanese

Itsuki

Supporting
Nishi, Asuka
Japanese

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"Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Houhou (幸せについて私が知っている5つの方法)" by Maaya Sakamoto
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Ending Theme

"Egao ni Naru (笑顔になる)" by Ryou Machiko (Rina Satou) & Kirin Morino (Asuka Oogame)




Reviews

Apr 8, 2020
The story was nothing groundbreaking, just regular ol' slice-of-life. There are some interesting bits like Ryo's and her grandma but overall it's just regular slice-of-life. Nothing much I can talk about it. The animation was quite terrific, but I must say I hate the close-up when they're eating. There are also a huge amount of random face zoom-ins in this anime which I have no idea why. Overall, the animation was incredibly smooth as expected of Shaft. Albeit with a few inconsistencies here and there. I hate the SFX when they are eating, I don't know why but I hate them. I also wholeheartedly hate ...
Feb 10, 2020
Mixed Feelings
In the Masque of the Red Death by Poe, the chambers of the fortress make an erotic journey by which the antagonist-flow penetrates, slipping through like water pours through cracks in stone, following the channels and pathways set for it by what it invades. This anime does the same thing, using the social-cultural facts of food in order to be the linguistic-chambers of flow for the erotic flows of sexuality and romance which are shared by the two main characters. The food is obviously a metaphor for sex, pornographic shots of consumption and orgasmic expressions resulting. What's interesting isn't so much the fact of food ...
Oct 18, 2017
This show is a struggle to get through and largely forgettable for multiple reasons. The art style and music are nothing special, though they aren't bad. The story is also thoroughly uneventful and amusing. The main characters just sit around and eat food, and then react in a disturbingly sexual fashion to it. At first this appeared to me as just how this show felt the need to portray how good the food was; that everyone in this show's universe would go into throws of passion with every bite. Then at one point, the mother of one of the characters makes a comment about how ...

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