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Urahara


Alternative Titles

English: Urahara
Japanese: URAHARA

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2017 to ?
Premiered: Fall 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 20:00 (JST)
Producers: VAP, bilibili, Crunchyroll
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Shirogumi, EMT²
Source: Web manga
Genres: Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 5.231 (scored by 2,692 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #83622
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2679
Members: 17,059
Favorites: 22
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Synopsis

Three high school girls are putting together a limited-time shop called "PARK" in Japan's Harajuku. One day, aliens come to Earth with the intent to steal the famed district's culture. At the same time, a mysterious girl appears. The three girls band together to defeat the alien threat and protect their beloved Harajuku.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Kubo, Amika
Director
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Uesaka, Sumire
Theme Song Performance
Haruna, Luna
Theme Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

"Antithese Escape (アンチテーゼ・エスケイプ)" by Sumire Uesaka

Edit Ending Theme

"KIRAMEKI☆ Lifeline (KIRAMEKI☆ライフライン)" by Luna Haruna




More reviewsReviews

Nov 8, 2017
girlfriendluvr (All reviews)
Unlike others who wrote their Urahara reviews after seeing only two episodes, I decided to wait until the halfway point of the series to write my review (isn't it interesting how all the low-score reviews have seen only 2-4 episodes?)

Urahara isn't for everyone, clearly. Many are offput by its unique and colorful art style, saying it "doesn't look like anime". Some are frustrated with its repetitive monster-of-the-week nature, a common structure in magical girl shows, or frustrated with its slow-moving plot.

Personally, I think Urahara is a masterpiece. The art is absolutely wonderful and mesmerising to look at (the only part I don't like are the read more
Oct 25, 2017
KANLen09 (All reviews)
I honestly have no idea why I stuck on watching this, knowing that the 3 episode guideline has already broke down since Episode 1, and am feeling like now's a good time to drop this travesty of an abomination.

Story:
Have you watched Akiba's Trip The Animation? (Spring 2017 season)

Take that, add the CGDCT moe factor with the sugar, spice and everything nice, you'll get Urahara. One obvious thing to get out of the way, there is ABSOLUTELY no originality towards the storytelling (well, aside from what the creators intend to do anyways).

Characters:
Moe girls? Check.
Insane amounts of food just to get their attention? Check.
Having a fried ebi read more
Nov 5, 2017
rawrXtina (All reviews)
Art attack: the anime.

If you try to judge this show from a purely technical standpoint, you'd probably conclude it's not that good; The art style is rough and the animation is anything but fluid. It looks low-budget, and it may very well be low-budget, but I feel like from a design standpoint, it absolutely works. It's an aesthetic that works wonderfully with with the premise, themes and messages within Urahara, specifically the positive view it has on the process of creating art as means of expression rather than as a laborious process to achieve a high technical standard for other people to consume.

This is a read more
Oct 27, 2017
tomateunmate (All reviews)
Imagine Kemono Friends but replace animals with Line stickers as inspiration.

This is an anime designed by an engineer to answer questions such as
What's the lowest frame rate you can cover with cute static things?
How low can the stakes be before people give up? How little violence gives the idea of "victory" and "defeat"?
How much consistency does "cuteness" need to be read as such? Is it enough to keep a saturation level and just use any color instead of a designed color pallet?
How little character development can you pass per episode while still giving the idea of an overarching plot?
How much of the character is read more

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