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English: Anime-Gataris
Japanese: アニメガタリズ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 2017 to Dec 24, 2017
Premiered: Fall 2017
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: WAO World
Source: Original
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: ParodyParody, SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.391 (scored by 2533225,332 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #66872
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2118
Members: 65,654
Favorites: 83

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After dreaming about an anime she used to watch as a child, Minoa Asagaya could not forget a particularly memorable scene. However, despite her best efforts, she cannot recall the name of the show. Due to this, Minoa asks for help from her fellow classmates at Sakaneko High School. Her conversation is overheard by Arisu Kamiigusa, the most popular and wealthy girl in class who is also a hardcore otaku. Yet even with her vast knowledge, Arisu does not recognize the show.

After discovering that there isn't an anime club at their school, Minoa and Arisu create the Anime Research Club, as they may obtain the answer to Minoa's mystery if they gather people who share the same interest. Thus, Minoa is exposed to a bizarre new world—the world of anime!

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Characters & Voice Actors


Morii, Kenshirou
Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Hoshino, Makoto
Episode Director, Storyboard
Aiura, Kazuya
Episode Director


Opening Theme

"Aikotoba (アイコトバ)" by GARNiDELiA

Ending Theme

"Good Luck Lilac (グッドラック ライラック)" by GATALIS [Minoa Asagaya (Kaede Hondo), Arisu Kamiigusa (Sayaka Senbongi), Miko Kouienji (Hisako Tojo)]

Dec 24, 2017
Stark700 (All reviews)
When I decided to watch Animegataris, the first thoughts in my head were if this show is actually about anime itself or something more. To be precise, Animegataris is essentially what I envision as a series about anime stories. It makes sense given the title by context and not to mention, this show seems to adapt such a formulaic story by expectations. However, the show turned out to be a bit more than what I had bargained for but in the end is quite a thrill ride.

To be honest, watching Animegataris felt like it was targeted to a specific demographic. At first, I wasn’t really read more
Dec 24, 2017
ADAOS99 (All reviews)
This anime was great! I'm kind of a novice to anime, but I don't many who love anime. It kind of related to me.
It is a parody anime with a lot of anime references and anime jokes. I liked it because it was fun trying to figure out the references.
I noticed a few like Ru:Zero, Anosuba, Autumn Wars, PreFae, and I think Guden Daran.
The story is very slice of life but the last 2 episodes were just crazy.
Character ideas were really creative and thought into.
The art looked pretty amazing as well.
It was overall an amazing anime and I rate it 8/10!
Dec 24, 2017
syncrogazer (All reviews)
It makes sense that if anime characters in an anime start talking about anime in their anime club then something strange has to happen on a (meta?)-physical level within their own story. Animegataris is a school-club comedy anime that sets itself up on a self-aware journey that (kind of) explores why anime otaku appreciate anime so much. And the best way to do that is through its own medium (of course).

There is a lot of anime in this anime. They talk about anime, they make an anime, they become an 'anime.' if this anime is going to be known for anything as this season peters read more
Jul 11, 2020
-ODA- (All reviews)
This anime is really interesting. In my opinion, the parody contained in this anime sometimes makes me guess what the anime is. And also made me know famous anime that I didn't know about.

The presentation of the story is different from other anime. The beginning of this anime presents an ordinary club story that is interesting and maybe very very rare in the original world. And I sometimes feel weird myself when watching this anime. Episode 11 is a very sharp turning point. How is it possible from episode 10 that started unusual, changed dramatically in episode 11. Although this episode makes me laugh because read more

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