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Hinako Note

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Japanese: ひなこのーと


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2017 to Jun 23, 2017
Premiered: Spring 2017
Broadcast: Fridays at 21:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Passione
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.831 (scored by 5,692 users)
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Ranked: #40442
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Popularity: #1781
Members: 30,876
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Hinako lives in the countryside and is poor at speaking. She wants to improve her speech to be able to talk to people fluently, so she moves to Tokyo and plans to join the drama club in high school. When she arrives, however, it turns out her boarding house is a secondhand bookstore, and a beautiful girl who eats books lives there.

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Inaba, Junichi
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Urahata, Tatsuhiko
Script, Series Composition

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"A E I U E O Ao! (あ・え・い・う・え・お・あお!)" by Gekidan Hitotose (劇団ひととせ) [Hinako Sakuragi (Mao Ichimichi), Kuina Natsukawa (Miyu Tomita), Mayuki Hiiragi (Yui Ogura), Chiaki Ogino (Hisako Tojo), Yua Nakajima (Marika Kouno)]

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"Curtain Call!!!!! (かーてんこーる!!!!!)" by Gekidan Hitotose (劇団ひととせ) [Hinako Sakuragi (Mao Ichimichi), Kuina Natsukawa (Miyu Tomita), Mayuki Hiiragi (Yui Ogura), Chiaki Ogino (Hisako Tojo), Yua Nakajima (Marika Kouno)]

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Jun 23, 2017
Lancehot (All reviews)
TL;DR – A cute girls show that is never quite sure what cute things they should be doing, Hinako Note feels unfocused whilst at the same time increasingly focusing on the characters bodies. The potential for a good cute girl show was there, but it really needed a redraft or more editorial oversight to achieve it.

It's not easy starting again in a new city. It's even harder for Hinako, a girl whose social anxiety makes her freeze like a scarecrow when approached by strangers. It wasn't as bad in the countryside, where having a human scarecrow to attract animals away from fields was useful. But read more
Jun 23, 2017
Asasphinx (All reviews)
This will be my first ever review for an anime. Since it's my first, I'll get better at doing this in time.

As someone who has quite a liking towards moe anime, I found this show fairly alright to watch. Hinako Note was a fairly decent moe slice of life anime. It wasn't really anything standout, but it was overall an alright anime to watch.

When I first started this show, I didn't really think I'd like it a lot because it couldn't have felt more generic to me. It felt like the show was trying to be too cute with things like the character having read more
Jun 23, 2017
wolfwing (All reviews)
I liked this series, wouldn't mind a second season, something about it I enjoyed simple story, a young girl who is super shy moves to the big city to do plays in hopes it will help her be less shy. Simple premise but I enjoyed it.

the art is usual fair for this kind of anime.

Characters: they are fascinating, particularly the main char wich I can't help but feel is a human fluttershy from my little pony, even good with animals, The others are passable each with their own quirks, but it's really about the main char.

I enjoyed it, just read more
Jun 23, 2017
Fircoal (All reviews)
Gimmicks here, Gimmicks there, Gimmicks everywhere. There is no problem that Hinako Note has more of then letting the Gimmicks take too much space in the show. The gimmicks themselves aren't the worst but they get repeated so often that it clearly becomes a crutch of the show. Maya is small and childlike, Hinako is a scarecrow, Kuina eats EVERYTHING (especially books), the gimmicks can be somewhat creative, the scarecrow, but there's so forced that it's hard to see anything good in them. Especially when one's like Kuina's have been done so much before. It's telling when standard tsundere is one of the better characters read more


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