Frame Arms Girl

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Japanese: フレームアームズ・ガール


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
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.371 (scored by 1080210,802 users)
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Ranked: #73112
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3715
Members: 32,771
Favorites: 48

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Ao Gennai is a completely average first-year high school student—that is, until a mysterious package is delivered to her home one day. Inside she finds Gourai, a tiny humanoid robot capable of movement and combat known as a Frame Arms Girl. Gourai is the first of her kind, possessing an extremely advanced AI that allows her to form a personality, learn, and grow, much like the human mind.

Following Gourai's activation, Ao is thrust headfirst into the world of Frame Arms Girls as more and more of the intelligent robots are delivered straight to her front door. With a rather hefty cash incentive pushing her forward, Ao is committed to collecting as much data about the Frame Arms Girls and their combat as possible, all while they learn what it means to be human.

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Characters & Voice Actors


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


Opening Theme

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"Tiny Tiny" by Rie Murakawa

Ending Theme

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


Sep 6, 2017
Frame arms girl is a wonderful, relaxing Anime, and made me smile! (hoping for season 2)!!!!

Love everything about it, even though some fan service was kinda....yeah.

This was just wonderful! 10/10 all!

I love all the characters!

Even though I usually just give 10/10 to anime that give me the feels, and makes me imagine myself in the Anime, I gave this an exception for an 10/10!

Jan 31, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Frame Arms Girl is a trendy advertising series wrapped in a nice slice-of-life mecha-mix that tries in a very traditional way to make the audience want to buy these cute little 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 their adventure forays. We learn ...
Jun 19, 2017
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 ...

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