Punch Line

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Synonyms: Punchline
Japanese: パンチライン
English: Punch Line
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 10, 2015 to Jun 26, 2015
Premiered: Spring 2015
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:55 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SupernaturalSupernatural, EcchiEcchi
Themes: Super PowerSuper Power, Time TravelTime Travel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.901 (scored by 9465194,651 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #46152
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1025
Members: 232,746
Favorites: 637

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After escaping a bus hijacking with the help of masked superhero Strange Juice, Yuuta Iridatsu finds his soul separated from his body and in the care of a perverse cat spirit, Chiranosuke. As a spirit, Yuuta wanders around his residence, the Korai House, aiming to regain his body and observe the other residents: Meika Daihatsu, a genius inventor; Mikatan Narugino, a cheerful idol; Ito Hikiotani, a shut-in NEET; and Rabura Chichibu, a spiritual medium. After catching a glimpse of Narugino's undergarments, Chiranosuke reveals to Yuuta that he becomes exponentially stronger upon seeing panties. However, if he sees another pair while he is still a spirit, his power will cause an asteroid to crash into the earth, ending the world and killing his friends.

Punch Line follows Yuuta as he unravels the mysteries surrounding Korai House, its residents, and a villainous organization attempting to end the world. Will Yuuta be able to save everyone, or will the ever-present threat of panties result in their doom?

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Opening Theme

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"PUNCH LINE!" by Shokotan ♥ Denpa Gumi (しょこたん♥でんぱ組)

Ending Theme

"Honey Honey Honey (蜜蜜蜜)" by Ayumikurikamaki


Jul 29, 2023
I’m very familiar with Uchikoshi’s other works, and I decided to check out his other works, which includes this delightful anime. If the premise weirds you out, don’t worry, the fan service is scarcer than you think. I had that thought when I finished the first episode, but I put my faith into the writer, and he did not disappoint.

The art style, the character designs, and the characters are great. They’re wonderful, and I appreciate the friendship they have. The underwear designs were well-done and beautiful. Seriously, as a woman myself, I loved them and wanted them for myself. The fight scenes are spectacular. ...
Nov 9, 2022
Mixed Feelings
I tried to watch Punch Line 4 times, 3 of which I didn't get past the first episode because it's pretty boring. I was finally bored enough to get trough the whole thing so now I can tell you that, it actually gets better towards the end.

Don't get me wrong, this is not a great show, but it's watchable. There's some slightly amuzing moments and honestly fairly interesting plot, altough a bit convoluted.

If you're gonna watch Punch Line do it when you can pay some amount of attention but don't wanna turn your brain off completely.
Not recommended, but also not completely trash.
Aug 31, 2020
The only good thing I can say about this anime is that the art and sounds aren't half bad. The story is all over the place, and can't decide what it wants to be. We start off with what looks like a Shounen action anime, but then in the next few episodes becomes a slice of life comedy. Don't get me wrong, I think those two can work well together if done right; however, this anime does it anything but right.
Not to mention that in only the first few episodes we are introduced to many plotholes and random plot conveniences. For ...

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