Love Kome: We Love Rice
Love Rice
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English: Love Rice
Japanese: ラブ米 -WE LOVE RICE-

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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2017 to Jun 21, 2017
Premiered: Spring 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:50 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Encourage Films
Source: Original
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Ranked: #100482
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Popularity: #4709
Members: 8,745
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The project anthropomorphizes rice (kome in Japanese) into schoolboys. At the Kokuritsu Inaho Academy ("Rice Ear Academy," a wordplay on national schools), five new rice-inspired students attempt to supplant bread as the popular grain at the school. The new students form the "Love Rice" unit and challenge themselves to perform at the "Harvest Show" to show the delicious appeal of rice grains. The "heartwarming 'kome'dy with laughs and passion" promises to let audiences rediscover the virtues of rice ("Japan's soul food").

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"Ranman Hikou Love Rice ver. (浪漫飛行~ラブライスver.)" by Love Rice



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Jun 22, 2017
Lancehot (All reviews)
Do you love rice? Do you love boys? If yes, you'd better hand yourself in to the police. But before you do, you'd better watch Love Rice. It might make you reconsider your life choices.

Hinohikari is a boy who knows what he wants & what he wants is to be the HarveStar of the Harvest Show. There's just one problem: nobody likes rice any more, which is unfortunate enough when you're a rice-boy (not the car kind) but doubly so when it means the Kokuritsu Inaho Academy he attends is in danger of shutting down. Undeterred, Hinohikari will achieve his dream & save his school read more
Mar 7, 2020
Nicholaevich (All reviews)
Ridiculous premises are something I love. Except for this one, this one sucks.

Love Kome Rice Gay Boys is about gay boys who form a gay boy band. It may seem hyperbolic and bigoted to refer to them as gay boys, but the cross-dressing and whatever the hell that naked holding hand session in the last episode was absolve me of any sin. Apparently they’re supposed to represent different breeds of rice, but you wouldn’t know unless they told you. If they didn’t specifically tell you this, you’d just assume they’re wizards who summon fields of grain with dancing. It’s ridiculous. read more
Jul 20, 2019
WhatDothLife (All reviews)
Minor Spoilers.

Yes, I know. I get it. It's a gimmick: a bunch of anthropomorphic (read: basically human) strains of rice set out to become the HarveStars in this food-based idol anime, glorifying white rice in what is essentially a propaganda piece/P.S.A. attempting to encourage more sales and growth of white rice.

With that bizarre scenario in mind, if you ride the irony, this show is absolutely hilarious. So much effort went into telling the facts of the grains industry and real world problems facing it, inserted clumsily into the actual character dialogue; you can almost imagine the meeting that was had in order to promote white read more
Oct 23, 2017
ChopperS (All reviews)
I don't know why people disliked this show so much. I genuinely had a good time watching and I don't think you could ask for much more in a show that has 12 episodes with 4 minutes each (with +- 30 seconds in the end being a recipe + credits).
Yeah, the story is really weird and doesn't make sense sometimes, but this show is obviously not supposed to be taken seriously, it's supposed to be funny and entertain you for 4 minutes. For me, it delivered that.
Visually it's pretty and the characters are cute.
It's also pretty funny and the puns read more

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