Girlfriend (Kari)

Girl Friend Beta

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: GF Kari, Girlfriend Beta, Girlfriend Kakko Kari
Japanese: ガールフレンド(仮)
English: Girl Friend Beta
German: Girl Friend BETA
Spanish: Girl Friend BETA
French: Girl Friend Bêta
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 13, 2014 to Dec 29, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Mondays at 01:35 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Game
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.921 (scored by 1342413,424 users)
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Ranked: #98742
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3372
Members: 43,813
Favorites: 67

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A TV anime adaptation of the Girlfriend (Kari) a mobile game where players can have girlfriends through playing the game.

Shiina Kokomi is a hard working but even tempered high school girl who is the lead performer in her school's rhythmic gymnastics club. The story follows her and her growing circle of friends as they support each other through the various trials and situations that comprise high school life.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Kaneko, Hayato
Producer, Planning
Hosoya, Nobuyuki


Opening Theme

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"Tanoshiki Tokimeki (楽しきトキメキ)" by Neuron★Creamsoft [Haruka Kazemachi (Saori Hayami), Momoko Asahina (Yui Ogura), Nagiko Kurokawa (Saori Gotou), Kurumi Etou (Aya Suzaki), Sumire Yomogida (Hiromi Igarashi)]

Ending Theme

1: "Hareru kanaa (はれるかなぁ)" by Kokomi Shiina (Satomi Sato) (eps 1-8, 10-12)
2: "Shinka-kei Girl (進化系Girl)" by Neuron★Creamsoft [Haruka Kazemachi (Saori Hayami), Momoko Asahina (Yui Ogura), Nagiko Kurokawa (Saori Gotou), Kurumi Etou (Aya Suzaki), Sumire Yomogida (Hiromi Igarashi)]

Episode Videos


Jan 2, 2015
Girlfriend(Kari) is your typical slice of life show that aired in Fall 2014 which puts you into a soft and a fluffy atmosphere. It obviously has high budget, judging from its content, however, it is left unnoticed by most viewers because of its genre, slice of life and school. This anime mainly focuses about daily lives of high school girls added with some blend of moe and light fanservice.

Some consider this anime as trash, moeshit, or even pure garbage. But the anime itself isn't that bad, it has a very satisfying ending.

Story - 4 - Decent

GF has no particular story at all, it is ...
Jul 21, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Just the epitome of cute girls doing cute things. That's all there is to sum the series up. If you want to watch it for romance or deeper plot, stop.

You might have known, but this series is an adaptation of a simulation game of the same title. However, it didn't go in the direction of Amagami. Since the cast of that game was far more than Amagami, I can understand why. But then, I can't shake off the feeling that this whole 12 episodes are just to make more money for the game.

Never the less, I was in the mood to watch something lighthearted ...
May 18, 2015
Have you been feeling sleep deprived?
Have you been feeling restless when trying to sleep?
Have you previously experienced insomnia?
Have you awoken up feeling tired in the morning?

If you answered, “yes" to any of these questions, look no further, there is a solution for you. It’s called, “Girlfriend (Kari)! The most sleep-inducing anime ever with cute characters, narrating you to sleep.

Now, what does “Girlfriend (Kari)” contain, one might ask? It contains four essential components: 1) no progression, 2) lackluster characters, 3) placid sounds, and 4) cute designs.

1) No Story Progression: Story progression is overrated. Who needs it? We don’t ...

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Recent News

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