Gi(a)rlish Number

Girlish Number

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ガーリッシュ ナンバー
English: Girlish Number
German: Girlish Number
Spanish: Girlish Number
French: Girlish Number
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2016 to Dec 23, 2016
Premiered: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Fridays at 02:28 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Diomedéa
Source: Mixed media
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: ShowbizShowbiz
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.831 (scored by 3506135,061 users)
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Ranked: #47132
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Popularity: #1809
Members: 97,901
Favorites: 161

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College student Chitose Karasuma is determined not to do boring things as she enters the adult world. To this end, this bad-mannered beauty barges into a facility that trains would-be voice actors and actresses, somehow landing a job at "Number One Produce," a seiyuu agency managed by her older brother, Gojou. In Chitose's mind, she's poised for greatness, but finds herself at a loss when she continues to only get minor roles. As she clashes with other girls in the agency, including a cunning airhead and a girl with a Kansai accent, Chitose is about to learn that there's more to succeeding in this competitive industry than she imagined.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Kuji, Gorou
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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1: "Ketsui no Diamond" by kohaluna (eps 1)
2: "Bloom" by Gi(a)rlish Number (eps 2-12)

Ending Theme

1: "Ima wa Mijikashi Yume Miyo Otome (今は短し夢見よ乙女)" by Gi(a)rlish Number (eps 2-11)
2: "Ashita e no Tochuu de" by Gi(a)rlish Number (eps 12)

Dec 24, 2016
♪ Rookie seiyuu, availability is first, acting comes in second ♪

Everyone. please meet the cynical sister to Sore ga Seiyuu!, Gi(a)rlish Number!.

Gi(a)rlish Number is another one of those workplace animes like SHIROBAKO or for more precise for this review, Sore ga Seiyuu!, this time it looks at the voice acting, light novel and anime industry through the lens of cynical narcissistic Chitose, in comparison to Sora ga Seiyuu's Futaba Ichinose optimistic ones.

The main group of seiyuu's Chitose Karasuma voiced by Sayaka Senbongi (Koutetsujou no Kabaneri as Mumei, Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku as Claire Kokonoe), Koto Katakura voiced by Yui Ishikawa (Shingeki no Kyojin as Mikasa Ackerman, ...
Dec 25, 2016


First of all I want to say that I consider this anime not only to be the best of this season (fall 2016) but also to be one of the best I've ever seen! If you like a feel good show about funny characters trying to make it in the world of voice acting than this anime is definitely for you!

Story 10 / 10

The story itself starts out with Chitose who, with the help of her brother / manager, is making her big deput as one of the main characters of a new anime. She's awful at first, but gradually gets better by learning ...
Dec 28, 2016
Gi(a)rlish Number is certainly not the anime you think it is. Its sickeningly ideal group photo as the flagship header of the title would lead most seasonal anime consumers to think that the title is nothing other than another skin-deep value-less moe title that does nothing other than behave incessantly saccharine throughout its entire cour. Girlish Number couldn’t be farther from that reality, definitely not with Wataru Watari’s writing credits.

While Watari procrastinates indefinitely on releasing that highly anticipated yet elusive Volume 12 of OreGairu, he’s been keeping himself busy with other works such as Qualidea Code and this season’s Girlish Number. Typically when established writers ...

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