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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: PPTP, Poptepipic
Japanese: ポプテピピック
English: Pop Team Epic
German: Pop Team Epic
Spanish: Pop Team Epic
French: Pop Team Epic
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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, AC-Bu
Studios: Kamikaze Douga
Source: 4-koma manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: Gag HumorGag Humor, ParodyParody
Duration: 11 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.281 (scored by 108086108,086 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #27362
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1061
Members: 220,365
Favorites: 1,380

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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.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


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.

A remixed rerun titled Pop Team Epic Repeat, which mixes up the voice actors from the original run, began airing from October 9, 2021 and is being simulcast by Crunchyroll. It also features re-recorded versions of the AC-BU segments and Japanese dubs of the Japon Mignon segments. There are also visual differences in the Repeat version.

Episode Videos

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Characters & Voice Actors


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John K.

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Shimoji, Shino


Cook, Justin
Aoki, Jun
Producer, Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Setting, Editing, Director of Photography, Character Design, Series Composition, Key Animation
Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer


Opening Theme

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Amazon Music
Youtube Music
1: "Twinkling star" by Drop Stars (eps 1)
2: "POP TEAM EPIC" by Sumire Uesaka (eps 2-10)

Ending Theme

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


May 9, 2023
I always like to start my reviews off with a brief personal tangent, in order to give a bit of extra context for why I feel a certain way about a series. And this one...this one's got some baggage. In fact, despite not having watched a single second of the show until just yesterday, it wouldn't be too much of an exaggeration to say that this anime
ruined the past few years of my life.

Yes, really. Back in ~2019, I was browsing TV Tropes and managed to stumble upon the page for this show. Seeing the cover for the first volume of the manga, and ...
Oct 19, 2022
Mixed Feelings
That certainly is an interesting experience. Comedy is subjective so not everyone is going to find this funny but honestly I don't know if my sense of humour is broken but I do actually laugh at some of the skits like the Donca Sis segment or the Marilyn Monroe skit. What I can acnowlege the show does really well though is the different unique animation styles they're using like the puppets, eight bit pixel animation, skecthy 2d style and others. The hellshake yano flipbook segment is also really creative and cool.

Howver, sometimes the anime can be too self aware like I appericite it knowing ...
Dec 28, 2021
Yeah, not much really to say here its a pretty purely comedic anime, and I didn't really find it funny that's about it. I'm sure it's fine if you like the jokes but I laughed at like 1% of the jokes in the anime that's nothing but jokes so not really a huge fan of this one. In terms of overall quality id probably say it's like a 7 just because its job is that it's trying to be this like skit anime where it's just the constant jokes and I might not be into it but it does what it sets out to do ...

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