JK Meshi!


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Alternative Titles

Japanese: JKめし!
English: JK-MESHI!
German: JK-Meshi!
Spanish: JK-Meshi!
French: JK-Meshi!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2015 to Mar 29, 2016
Premiered: Fall 2015
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Kyotoma, Office Nobu
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, GourmetGourmet
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 4.581 (scored by 44404,440 users)
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Ranked: #124072
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5688
Members: 11,461
Favorites: 5

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Three high school girls have mastered the art of cooking simple, B-class dishes called JK meshi. The three girls — Reina, Ryouka, and Ruriko — are all classmates in their second year of high school. They often get distracted when studying for tests, and when they do, they cook JK meshi.

(Source: ANN)


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Hosoi, Takafumi
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Matsumoto, Michiko
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Mar 28, 2016
JK Meshi is the only anime I've ever seen that's so unbelievably bad that they literally had to have an episode where they straight-up admitted to having the lowest TV-ratings of the season, the worst production value and just being plain uninteresting, solely in order to try and score some sympathy points from their audience. When an anime is so embarrassingly awful that the best the show can do is make fun of its own miserable self, that's when you know you've hit rock bottom. And rightfully so, because this is the absolute worst anime I've *ever* seen.

In short, JK Meshi is a short ...
Jul 31, 2016
Sometimes a show comes along that stands out for the wrong reasons, it could the content, art style or animation. JK Meshi! is a short series that suffers from one of these but can it overcome this to bring some entertainment to those watching or will it follow suit and crumble?

The premise here is simple and effective, three girls sit around discussing all sorts but mainly revising various topics for school. After they have finished revising or they get distracted they get hungry and Reina (mostly) cooks something up from the odds and ends of food she has around the kitchen. That’s it and for ...
Aug 8, 2021
The MAL community is generally forgiving of Slice of Life anime with banal premises - see the reception of K-on, Non Non Biyori, so I wondered why JK Meshi was scored among the worst entries to ever appear in the database. Surely it can't just be the fact that its only three minutes long per episode?

About a minute into the first episode I understood why - JK Meshi fails to execute the bare minimum of what a slice of life anime needs to be loved by at least a portion of the anime community - cute and personable characters. All of the girls have bland, ...

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It’s time to ditch the text file.
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