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Synonyms: Isuka
Japanese: ISUCA [イスカ]
English: Isuca
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Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 24, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015
Premiered: Winter 2015
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:35 (JST)
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Arms
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, SupernaturalSupernatural, EcchiEcchi
Themes: HaremHarem, MythologyMythology, SchoolSchool
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 5.981 (scored by 6707967,079 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #93672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1510
Members: 146,475
Favorites: 98

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Poor Shinichirou Asano has the worst of luck. His parents abandoned him and ran off to Europe. If that isn't bad enough on its own, they barely left him any money to take care of himself. In order to pay rent and keep a roof over his head, he has to work. Unfortunately, he was just fired from his last job and as a high school student, he doesn't have many other prospects.

One evening, he's attacked by a centipede monster on his way home. Shinichirou is saved by a mysterious girl with a bow and arrow, who he later discovers is Sakuya Shimazu, a beautiful student who attends his school. But when he later helps an injured girl, he discovers two things. First, the injured girl isn't human at all but rather a nekomata, a two-tailed demon cat. And second, Sakuya comes from a family of exorcists, who've protected humanity from rogue monsters and spirits for generations. Because Shinichirou was responsible for releasing the nekomata, Sakuya enlists his help in recapturing the demon, but that's just the beginning of Shinichirou's relationship with Sakuya. It turns out the Shimazu family needs a housekeeper and it just so happens that Shinichirou excels at cooking and likes to clean! It may not be his dream job, but if it pays the rent and puts food on the table...


Episode 1 was previewed at a screening at Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku in Tokyo on January 5, 2015. Regular broadcasting began on January 24, 2015.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Iwanaga, Akira
Shimizu, Katsunori
Sound Director
Ishida, Tooru
Episode Director, Storyboard
Koshiba, Junya
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"Never say Never" by Afilia Saga

Ending Theme

"Somebody to love" by TWO-FORMULA


Aug 18, 2015
Before watching the series, I decided to look up some of the reviews on this show from others on here. I was quite shocked to see so many 1/2 overall ratings. I feel that this series deserves a higher rating in the least.

Storyline - 8/10 - I actually find the storyline intriguing. I really was into the storyline way more than I should have.

Artwork - 9/10 - The artwork was really well done. I really liked the vibrancy, the pastel, and even the dark motifs in the show.

Sound - 8/10 - The music for the series wasn't astounding, but it was still very ...
Mar 28, 2015
Mixed Feelings
When I started to watch this, I kind of expected it to be better as I am a reader of the manga, but surprisingly not.
Here's the short summary of the categories-
Story: 7
The story itself is a good thing in itself, has a male (kind of cliche kind, house-husband dude) who meets the short 5 foot 4 tsundere girl who uses a magical bow to kill spirits. Shit goes on from there when he realizes his part-time housekeeping job is with her.
Personally, there wasn't really that much manga for the writers to go off of and thats most likely one of the big reasons this ...
Mar 27, 2015
What's up MAL community, here I am bringing you another review about how bad something is. Seriously this one deserves a bad review.

Isuca is quite possibly the worst anime I have ever seen like of all time. I know my review of Absolute Duo painted that series as bad but this one makes that show look like a masterpiece.

By now you all probably know what this show is about thanks to the effort of those who actually tried to write a review without wanting to puke so I won't get into the details, I'm just going to tell you why you shouldn't bother.

Story ...

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