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Nana Maru San Batsu

Alternative Titles

English: Fastest Finger First
Synonyms: 7O3X, Nanamaru Sanbatsu
Japanese: ナナマル サンバツ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2017 to Sep 20, 2017
Premiered: Summer 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:59 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: Game, School, Seinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.901 (scored by 9,442 users)
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Ranked: #38162
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Popularity: #1714
Members: 35,593
Favorites: 55
Ranked #3816Popularity #1714Members 35,593
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Episodes: /12
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As soon as he entered high school, the first year student Koshiyama Shiki was invited to the mysterious Quiz Study Group led by his senpai. What will Shiki run into when being dragged along by his class mate Mari into the dazzling world of competitive quizzes?!

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Okuwaki, Masaharu
Watanabe, Jun
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Hyakkoku, Hajime

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Sep 19, 2017
TakeTheWindward (All reviews)
Quick review:

Do you guys like competitive "sports?" Do you get excited about seeing people compete with different ideologies and aspirations? Well look no further, you may or may not find that in Nana Maru San Batsu (which I will now call FFF)! It depends on what kind of taste you have. I personally would compare it to Chihayafuru because the concept of being the fastest in both respective sports is reflexes and finger speed. FFF surprised me with how well executed the journey is and how interesting a quiz bowl could be. I personally wouldn't do this at all, but I can see it being read more
Sep 19, 2017
BlackCicero (All reviews)
It's not often you'll see an anime based around a quiz game. This is what initially brought me to try Nana Maru San Batsu. To quickly summarize some of my thoughts on the anime, I though the art and animation were average at best, and apart from the amazing opening song, the same thing can be said about the soundtrack.A lot of the characters were either annoying or uninteresting. The way the story is presented, it feels more like a shounen rather than the seinen it actual is. The major positive I can say for the series is that when it got to doing the read more
Sep 20, 2017
Pipe (All reviews)
Quizzes and more quizzes. They could be fun if the watchers feel the same interest in both the questions and the participants. If you don't like quizzes shows, then you immediately will consider Nana Maru San Batsu (Fastest Finger First) as a total waste of time, and the only fastest finger that you will end seeing is yours when you "change" for other show.

I had been thinking how to rate this anime. Should I evaluate the questions, should I rate the quizzes modules, should I rate the characters? After a lot of thinking, I considered there is nothing to measure here.

The story is the typical read more
Sep 22, 2017
Whoahoho (All reviews)
Quiz Bowl for anime/manga/games aficionados out there...MONDAI?!

Which female seiyuu who played the most alien character?


Name the seiyuus who recently passed away this year.


Name a movie that was based on an on-line game.

Ok so enough of the overrated Jeopardy game, so now that this is over I really have mixed feelings about this anime, and there were no simple ways for me to describe it, so:

Story, fair 6.

Ok so for a change studio TMS has decide to go with an anime that has some sort of quiz bee theme in it, ok it wasn't that bad, but it ain't that good either, since we all read more


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