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Japanese: ナゾトキネ
English: Nazotokine
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2016 to Dec 21, 2016
Premiered: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:20 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Tengu Kobo
Source: Original
Theme: Strategy GameStrategy Game
Duration: 7 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 4.801 (scored by 45524,552 users)
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Ranked: #126772
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5649
Members: 13,192
Favorites: 4

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Tokine Amino is the young and overburdened secretary of the CEO at a talent agency. One day while cleaning, she is suddenly transported to a strange alternate dimension ruled by a floating piglike creature. The creature, Hacchin, explains that this dimension is called "Quizun," and transforms her outfit before stating that she cannot leave unless she solves a puzzle within five minutes. While Tokine manages to keep a mostly calm composure and solve the puzzle, Hacchin recognizes her talent and decides that the two will meet again. Now Tokine runs the risk of suddenly being transported to Quizun at any time, along with anyone who may be within her vicinity.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Fukushi, Naoya
Director, Script, Original Creator
Fujisaki, Yuzu
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Composition
Takano, Hitomi
Character Design
Yabunaka, Hiroaki
Sound Effects


Opening Theme

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"Dimension Sky (ディメンションスカイ)" by Yuzu Fujisaki

Ending Theme

"destiny" by Aki


Aug 4, 2022
Spoilers used to give more context. No puzzle spoils though.

Nazotokine is a half slice of life, half puzzles in a quiz world type Original Anime by Tengu Kobo which according to listings on MAL have only does this Anime and it's 'Sequel'. I watched it in 2016 for three episodes but never really bothered for some reason week to week. I thought the concept was interesting though. But thought as it's nearing the end of 2021 I'd finish off a few short anime.

Seeing it again from scratch the vibe of the puzzle world gave off a VR training room kind of look but instead of ...
Dec 21, 2016
Mixed Feelings
You want puzzles??? know both English and Japanese?...well good luck with this one, it's gonna be fun!, the others who don't...well just good luck.

So it's about an office lady that gets transported into a "quiz world" and needs to find the answer to puzzle so she can leave, if she can't...well we never know by the end of it. Right this "could" be interesting...if the puzzle weren't a mishmash of English and Japanese and vague hints at times.

Really, if your just in it for the puzzles, it "ok" as an anime short, but as in context to Tokine Amino's character it's fine. But having context ...
Dec 21, 2016

Here's the big question I need to ask all of you reading this, including me: Why on earth did you watch this piece of pointless money-grabbing garbage of an anime? This anime is insulting to the highest degree, and is just one of the prime examples of how bad a job you can do with an anime. Not sure what I'm talking about? Get ready to get schooled, my dear otakus.

Let's start with the story. Bland? Check. Makes no sense? Check. Dreadful? Ohoho, big check there. Bottom line is, ...


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