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Poputepipikku


Alternative Titles

English: Pop Team Epic
Japanese: ポプテピピック

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:00 (JST)
Producers: King Records
Studios: Kamikaze Douga
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 12 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.391 (scored by 32,527 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #20842
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #890
Members: 95,952
Favorites: 566
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Episodes: /12
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Synopsis

Poputepipikku turns absurdist comedy up to eleven with its pop culture references and surreal hilarity. With two bonafide high school girl protagonists—the short and exceptionally quick to anger Popuko, and the tall and unshakably calm Pipimi—they throw genres against the wall and don't wait to see what sticks. Parody is interlaced with drama, action, crudeness, and the show's overarching goal—to become a real anime.

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Background

Poputepipikku is based on bkub Ookawa's 4-koma manga series of the same title. Each episode consists of a 12-minute segment repeated twice. The repeated segment contains a different voiceover by another voice actor with variations on the skits.

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Characters & Voice Actors

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Ogami, Shinnosuke
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Tsukino, Shizuku
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Minase, Inori
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John K.
Supporting
Kamio, Shinichirou
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Taira, Mother
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Natsukawa, Tomoko
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Staff

Aoki, Jun
Director
Umeki, Aoi
Director
Uesaka, Sumire
Theme Song Performance
Makino, Yui
Theme Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Twinkling star" by Drop Stars (ep 1)
#2: "POP TEAM EPIC" by Sumire Uesaka (eps 2-)

Edit Ending Theme

"POPPY PAPPY DAY" by
1. Popuko (Kenji Akabane), Pipimi (Shunsuke Takeuchi) (eps 1-7)
2. Popuko (Yui Makino), Pipimi (Yui Watanabe) (eps 1-7, 12)
3. Popuko (Wataru Hatano), Pipimi (Toshiki Masuda) (eps 8-11)
4. Popuko (Hiromi Igarashi), Pipimi (Rei Matsuzaki) (eps 8-11)
5. Shouta Aoi (ep 12)




More reviewsReviews

Mar 25, 2018
Plasmatize (All reviews)
*This review will mention a number of jokes from the series, mostly in vague terms to minimize spoilers while still offering a point of reference to those who have already seen it*

As soon as I committed to watching Poputepipikku (Pop Team Epic), I knew immediately that I wanted to talk about it, whether by discussing it with others or, as I have now done, writing a full review of this strange beast. It was clear that my opinion on it was different from the prevailing thoughts of the community. Of course that’s not a bad thing; differences of opinion or perspective make such discussions far read more
Mar 29, 2018
Artrill (All reviews)
[69.69/420]

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Hoshiiro Girldrop is a pretty spectacular series. Hayao Miyazaki is at the helm here with his newly created studio, Kyoto Animation, to deliver some of the most memorable sequences in modern anime. There is this distinct style to everything that Miyazaki touches that, quite frankly, separates him from every other director out there. But I’m getting ahead of myself.

Hayao Miyazaki is an up-and-coming teen who was sure to make a splash in the industry after his debut, Sword Art Online, in 2012. Since then he worked on notoriously impressive works such as Ero-manga sensei, with studio SHAFT, and the endlessly entertaining eighth season of read more
Apr 12, 2018
Aslt (All reviews)
What makes a joke funny? Is it a well-thought build-up, steadily tied up, making us want to hear the punch line established at the end of a gag? Is it the topic a joke tackles, politically correct or, even better, the incorrect one? Is it the way it's presented and conveyed to us, with the use of different signals, voice tone and other small things people telling us the joke want to use in order to increase its impact? Or is it just the timing of it? No matter which of these reasons you choose, all of them are pale in comparison to the most read more
Mar 24, 2018
Ryuseishun (All reviews)
There are certain anime series that get you wondering "what the actual frigging hell am I watching"...Pop Team Epic is an epitome of that kind of series. Even though it is meant to be a shitposting kind of series, shitposting doesn't actually mean good comedy (I'll go into a bit more detail about that in my review). It had me to the point where I was questioning even why this became an anime series in the first place. I'll be frank with this, even though I'm probably gonna anger some crazy fans: this thing is actually qualified as TRASH.
I'll try to be brief with this read more

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