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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Wakako Sake
Japanese: ワカコ酒
English: Wakakozake
German: Wakakozake
Spanish: Wakakozake
French: Wakakozake
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2015 to Sep 20, 2015
Premiered: Summer 2015
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:27 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Office DCI
Source: Manga
Genres: GourmetGourmet, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 2 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.631 (scored by 2134221,342 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #59362
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3384
Members: 40,603
Favorites: 133

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Murasaki Wakako, who is 26 years old, loves going out alone to enjoy eating and drinking, especially when something unpleasant happens at work. This anime follows Wakako through many solitary outings, where she enjoys different combinations of food and drink!

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yamaoka, Minoru
Ueno, Yuuka
Theme Song Performance
Nobori, Haruko
Color Design
Itakura, Ayumi
Director of Photography


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"Shiawase no Kaerimichi (幸せの帰り道)" by Yuuka Ueno

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Mar 31, 2023
Wakako-zake is a relaxing little gem of an anime, with a subject matter that soothes the soul and calms the mind. Beginning with the story, it is delightfully simple; A woman goes out to eat and drink after work. She has a variety of snacks, drinks, and meals, accompanied by her commentary and signature "~pshuuuu" of satisfaction. The writing is a perfect fit for this show, and is its strongest aspect. The way Wakako talks about food is warm and invigorating, and makes you excited for your next meal. She appreciates not only the flavor, but also the experience of food, and it is that ...
Feb 24, 2022
Wakako-zake tackles an interesting issue in the medium of animation : how to convey this delicate and exquisite sense that is the taste, though moving pictures ?

Despite it's relatively shorts episodes (1m30 without the opening), Wakako-zake manages to build a multi-layered sensory description of all the dishes it features, in such a way that even we, the spectators, can feel and almost taste everything as Wakako does.

Whether it's through doing close up/panning shots on very detailed frames of the different dishes, using a wide array of sound effects to emulate the sounds of mastication and cooking, displaying colored backgrounds to illustrate the protagonist's emotions or ...
Mar 11, 2020
Mixed Feelings
The reason I have a hard time watching 12 episode anime is the same reason I have a hard time getting a girlfriend: I'm afraid of commitment. Watching a full episode of anime requires the ability to focus on something for 23 minutes, a skill which I sadly lack.

That is why, when I see a show with cute character designs that is only 2 minutes per episode, my goldfish sized brain jumps for it like Adderall. Wakako-zake doesn't have a particularly varied cast or a particularly great presentation, and I couldn't care less about food I'm never going to eat, but it's voice acting ...

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