Frame Arms Girl
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Alternative Titles

Japanese: フレームアームズ・ガール

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2017 to Jun 20, 2017
Premiered: Spring 2017
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:05 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Zexcs, Studio A-CAT
Source: Other
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, MechaMecha
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.451 (scored by 77157,715 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #60002
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Popularity: #2922
Members: 27,198
Favorites: 50
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Synopsis

The story begins when Ao opens a package that arrives at her doorstep. Inside the package is Gourai, a Frame Arms Girl: a small robot capable of independent movement. Gourai is a newly-developed prototype: a Frame Arms Girl equipped with an "Artificial Self," an advanced AI that gives her a personality. Ao is the only one that has activated her. Gourai begins to gather both battle data and emotions, starting a day-to-day life with Ao, who knows nothing about Frame Arms Girls.

(Source: ANN)

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Staff

Kawaguchi, Keiichirou
Director
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Kawabata, Erkin
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Animation Director, In-Between Animation
Yamamoto, Takashi
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Tiny Tiny" by Rie Murakawa

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"FULLSCRATCH LOVE" by FA Girls [Gourai (Narumi Kaho), Stylet (Yuu Ayase), Baselard (Rika Nagae)]



More reviewsReviews

Jun 19, 2017
Fircoal (All reviews)
Frame Arms Girl is an advertisement. It exists for one reason and one reason only, to sell those toys. But in that, there is magic that can happen. For the process of selling toys is not a simple one. Toy line anime can't work like normal commercials. They can't just shove in the product in the viewer's face and yell at the top of their lungs, "BUY OUR TOYS!" They have to make them special and appealing. They have to draw the viewer into the world of the toy and get them to want them. And it is this mindset that makes Frame Arms Girl read more
Jun 19, 2017
deathline (All reviews)
TL;DR Section at the end of the review. This review may or may not contain minor spoilers.

"I've come to realize that emotions aren't something you learn – they have to be experienced." —Gourai

Frame Arms Girl (F.A. Girl) is a show that had potential to be something great, but unfortunately fell short.

Ao Gennai receives a package from her father one day, which it's contents are revealed to be Gourai, a Frame Arms Girl. From here, their friendship grows as Ao teaches Gourai the variety of emotions humans feel. Along the way, they meet many friends and foes alike.

This story and setting had vast potential to be read more
Jun 20, 2017
Manpig (All reviews)
Frame Arms Girl began as a standard snap fit model kit line made by Kotobukiya, featuring Armored Girl versions of their Frame Arms line. Now, despite being a little small for a figure line, Frame Arms Girl is one of the most popular model kit lines Kotobukiya has ever made, gaining a huge fanbase and a lot of buyers. So naturally due to it's success, they take pride and confidence in their creation.

Now, of course, it's lowkey obvious that this line really appeals to otakus, with them being model kit girls and all, not to mention all the showing skin and fanservicey bits. Yet anything read more
Jan 31, 2020
Sesshomaru (All reviews)
Frame Arms Girl - a trendy advertising series, wrapped in a nice slice of life mecha mix that tries in a very traditional way to arouse the desire of the audience to buy these cute tiny model girls.

Story: thin and a pretext to show the little girls with heavy armament (4/10)
In a near and peaceful future, teenage girl Ao accidentally receives a Frame Arms Girl (Gourai). This is the prelude to a simple slice of life mecha mix with a bunch of tiny cute AS (=artificial self). In other words, we get to accompany a small group of cute android girls in heavy armor on read more

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