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Japanese: orange(オレンジ)
English: Orange
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2016 to Sep 26, 2016
Premiered: Summer 2016
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Love PolygonLove Polygon, SchoolSchool, Time TravelTime Travel
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.631 (scored by 402329402,329 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #14012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #219
Members: 832,652
Favorites: 7,026

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Naho Takamiya's first day of her sophomore year of high school is off to an uneasy start. After waking up late, she receives a strange letter addressed to her. However, the letter is from herself—10 years in the future! At first, Naho is skeptical of the note; yet, after witnessing several events described to take place, she realizes the letter really is from her 26-year-old self.

The note details that Naho's future life is filled with regrets, and she hopes that her younger self can correct the mistakes that were made in the past. The letter also warns her to keep a close eye on the new transfer student, Kakeru Naruse. Naho must be especially careful in making decisions involving him, as Kakeru is not around in the future. With the letter as her guide, Naho now has the power to protect Kakeru before she comes to regret it once more.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Hayashi, Ikumi
Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
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"Hikari no Hahen (光の破片)" by Yu Takahashi

Ending Theme

"Mirai (未来)" by Kobukuro

Episode Videos


Jun 20, 2024
At the beginning it seemed like this would've been a bit too melodramatic for my taste, but man did how the story develope completely take me by surprise!

Intriguing, engaging, riveting, and last but not least emotional

What starts off as seemingly just another shoujo drama slowly builds up subtle layers going beyond the main themes of romance and loss. Pay close attention to these delicately placed details and you'll find an impeccable portrayal of psychological turmoil, the lasting effects a toxic relationship can have on one, and how having a good support system could potentially make all the difference

A must watch for anyone who is fascinated ...
Jun 12, 2024
Mixed Feelings
For me, the anime "Orange" is not a story about love overcoming time, or even about friendship overcoming death. It is a sad song about human nature, which only values what is lost.

There's no need giving any evaluations to "Orange" at all. It's far from being a masterpiece, but what's great about it is what you don't expect to see in an anime. Behind all the tinsel of school life and the Japanese mentality, you can see a very simple and important idea: "Don't miss the moment". Throughout the movie, you are struck by the selflessness of the characters and their desire to save a ...
Oct 19, 2022
I am not a big fan of shoujo shows (or manga). Mostly because it is the most formulaic type of all media. But that doesn't mean when one title catches my interest (like this one) I don't give it a try.

I liked the cast of characters. The personality and acting of the main female lead makes her more of a hit or miss (I had no issues with her); but the way she and her friends act together is really heartwarming. Their friendly interactions are likable and it seems they trust each other, since they are willing to talk about their issues to each other ...

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