9-year-old girl Rin from Enoshima Island who due to her parents' death lives alone, goes to school, and tries to keep running the family restaurant by herself (the restaurant is on the 1st floor of the home). Since she is a child, it is a constant financial loss. The quality of food is really poor and she herself cannot afford clothing items such as a winter coat or an umbrella or a t-shirt to replace the one she wears covered in patches. Her sincere genki attitude draws in people around her who aim to help her be successful.
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This is a really good show in my opinion, if you like sort of that older more heartwarming sort of slice of life sort of like Aria and all that, you'd probably like Hitorigurashi no Shougakusei.
As of right now (December 12, 2017) it's only available on Tate Anime's app which is in Japanese only. You've either got to be in Japan or trick either Google Play or the App Store into thinking you're in Japan to obtain the app. I heard there's some Russian subtitles out now or something, so hopefully there'll be English subtitles out soon.
It's slice of life, so the stories are just tidbits of stuff that goes on. The overall theme is people helping out the main character Rin since she lives alone.
The art is weird, it's the best I've seen for any anime on the Tate Anime app, but it's not like it's all that great. I'd say the art is pretty good, but the motion and animation is limited or something like that. Also it's upright video since it's Tate Anime, so that's a bit weird, but they did well with it.
The opening theme is pretty good in my opinion. They played this one song at the very end that was even better, but I can't figure out how to find it. The mix of voices overall works well, and the background sound and effects are all good.
I dunno, I really liked all the characters. The main character Rin especially was a really chill character. There's a few supporting characters throughout the show who are neat as well.
Super chill, I'm definitely going to watch this again when subs come out.
Yeah, this anime is pretty chill, I'd advise you at least check it out if you like slice of life. If you're learning Japanese, it's actually sort of a cool show to watch without subtitles cause I'm at a basic level and I could pick up a surprising amount of the things going on.
This is my first review, I'm really surprised how much I wrote, so I hope it's helpful. I just saw this had no review and thought somebody's got to write one.