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Himouto! Umaru-chan


Alternative Titles

English: Himouto! Umaru-chan
Synonyms: My Two-Faced Little Sister
Japanese: 干物妹!うまるちゃん

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2015 to Sep 24, 2015
Premiered: Summer 2015
Broadcast: Thursdays at 02:14 (JST)
Producers: TOHO animation
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Doga Kobo
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.561 (scored by 84,399 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #13832
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #315
Members: 156,616
Favorites: 1,758
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Ranked #1383Popularity #315Members 156,616
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

People are not always who they appear to be, as is the case with Umaru Doma, the perfect high school girl—that is, until she gets home! Once the front door closes, the real fun begins. When she dons her hamster hoodie, she transforms from a refined, over-achieving student into a lazy, junk food-eating otaku, leaving all the housework to her responsible older brother Taihei. Whether she's hanging out with her friends Nana Ebina and Kirie Motoba, or competing with her self-proclaimed "rival" Sylphinford Tachibana, Umaru knows how to kick back and have some fun!

Himouto! Umaru-chan is a cute story that follows the daily adventures of Umaru and Taihei, as they take care of—and put up with—each other the best they can, as well as the unbreakable bonds between friends and siblings.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Doma, Umaru
Doma, Umaru
Main
Tanaka, Aimi
Japanese
Tanaka, Aimi
Doma, Taihei
Doma, Taihei
Main
Nojima, Kenji
Japanese
Nojima, Kenji
Tomita, Miyu
Japanese
Tomita, Miyu
Ebina, Nana
Ebina, Nana
Supporting
Kageyama, Akari
Japanese
Kageyama, Akari
Motoba, Kirie
Motoba, Kirie
Supporting
Shiraishi, Haruka
Japanese
Shiraishi, Haruka

Staff

Oota, Masahiko
Oota, Masahiko
Director
Ebina, Yasunori
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Aoshima, Takashi
Aoshima, Takashi
Script, Series Composition
Kouno, Takamitsu
Kouno, Takamitsu
Script


Edit Opening Theme

"Kakushinteki☆Metamaruphose! (かくしん的☆めたまるふぉ~ぜっ!)" by Umaru Doma (Aimi Tanaka) (eps 1-11)

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"Hidamari Days (ひだまりデイズ)" by Sisters (妹S) [Umaru Doma (Aimi Tanaka), Nana Ebina (Akari Kageyama), Kirie Motoba (Haruka Shiraishi), Sylphinford Tachibana (Yurina Furukawa)]




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BoredOfYou
Sep 2, 2015
Here's my thoughts on the show summarized in one sentence:

Himouto brings a fun style of comedy to the viewer for the first few episodes, and then recycles those same jokes over and over until you're sick of them.



As for the more technical side of things:

Story- Umaru is a practically perfect girl while with her friends, but a little lazy weeaboo shit when at home with her brother. You'd think I was oversimplifying it, but I'm really not. The plot is rather stagnant and doesn't change much throughout the show (this isn't necessarily a bad thing)

Art-
So average that it's bad. Let me expound on that sentence: read more
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Stark700
Sep 23, 2015
I’m not going to lie. Watching Himouto! Umaru-chan (My Two-Faced Little Sister) makes me feel like a kid all over again. Each week, each episode is like an indoor and outdoor adventure of its own. Titular character Umaru Doma is the class superstar as well as the model that almost everyone looks up to. Her brother, Taihei Doma, is kind of like the sidekick providing her shelter, food, and a sense of comfort for her when she’s living at home. Really though, this series took me by surprise like an unexpected storm. And I’m talking about the type of otaku storm where you have to read more
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seola
Nov 26, 2015
This is the anime you probably see all over Tumblr with funny and relatable screencaps. You'd think "Wow, this anime must be really funny!". Well, it is; In the first three episodes at least.

Basically, Umaru is a high school student who's admired by everyone because of her kind personality, looks, and brains. But once she's at home, she's a lazy weeb who bosses her brother around 25/8 to do shit for her. The art is decent, I guess, but the main point is suppose to be Umaru's personality, or at least I think it is.

There's some side characters, but they don't do much. The anime read more
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Zee530
Sep 23, 2015
A very peculiar creature is living among us, elusive for so many years due to its ability to perfectly imitate a human being. First discovered by SankakuHead in 2013, but his findings are in a language known only to few, but thanks to the hard work of cryptologists at Dogakobo they have provided us with SankakuHead's findings in a format we can make sense of and I am writing this report after going through their findings.

Though without a botanical name as yet, but persons around it refer to the creature as 'Umaru', so we shall refer to it as such within the course of this read more
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