Natsume Yuujinchou Go

Natsume's Book of Friends Season 5

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Synonyms: Natsume Yuujinchou Season 5, Natsume's Book of Friends Five
Japanese: 夏目友人帳 伍
English: Natsume's Book of Friends Season 5
German: Natsume Yujin-cho 5
Spanish: Natsume Yujin-cho 5
French: Natsume Yujin-cho 5
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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2016 to Dec 21, 2016
Premiered: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:35 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Shuka
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: IyashikeiIyashikei, MythologyMythology
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.571 (scored by 6793167,931 users)
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Ranked: #862
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1213
Members: 168,021
Favorites: 764

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Characters & Voice Actors

Matoba, Seiji

Suwabe, Junichi

Taki, Tooru

Satou, Rina


Okamura, Akemi

Fujiwara, Touko

Itou, Miki


Yukino, Satsuki


Oomori, Takahiro
Deai, Kotomi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Suzuki, Takaaki
Episode Director
Hiramukai, Tomoko
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Takarabako (タカラバコ)" by Sasanomaly (ササノマリイ)

Ending Theme

Jan 29, 2017
I love how each episode they show us the youkai's, natori, Touko and Shigeru's backstory very very heart warming. Some episode manage to make me touched with every single character they have and made me care for them like what happend to them after that? how are they doing now? is Natsume going to be straight or gay? Taki or someone?

There is though some episode that is meh at certain part but they fixed quite quickly, the art is beautiful they always upgraded their art every single single season. The ending in this anime is one of my favorites

Overall i'm going to rate this 9/10
Dec 31, 2016
It's Natsume Yuujinchou. If you aren't following this series, you've either not tried it or slice of life anime is just not for you. That's okay if you don't like slower shows. Otherwise... Join us in the iyashikei world, where the world is good and pureness reigns and smiles are protected! Go! We'll see you at Roku!

Always happy for more Natsume Yuujinchou. Heartwarming. Fluffy. Pure. Activates the "I must protect this smile!" instinct. Feels. Feels that are sometimes happy. Feels that are sometimes REALLY KINDA HEARTBREAKING??? Iyashikei but with an undertone of constant melancholy that almost makes you have multiple existential crises but ...
Apr 16, 2017
The fifth season of Natsume Yuujinchou was a true pleasure to watch. In this season, we see Natsume's friendships develop and grow. We learn more about his troubled past and the backstory behind the Fujiwaras.

Story: 9
One of my favorite aspects of Natsume Yuujinchou is how each episode stands alone. There is a distinct thought or feeling, a pearl that is revealed at the end of the episode as Natsume reflects upon what happens. He speaks directly to the audience. This is so powerful and so beautiful. And yet, there is a distinct thread that runs throughout the series. We see Takashi grow and mature. ...

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