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Kyouran Kazoku Nikki


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The Diary of a Crazed Family
Japanese: 狂乱家族日記

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 2008 to Oct 4, 2008
Premiered: Spring 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Lantis
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nomad
Source: Light novel
Genres: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.341 (scored by 8,416 users)
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Ranked: #21962
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2245
Members: 22,764
Favorites: 105
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Episodes: /26
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Synopsis

Midarezaki Ouka is used to having strange things happen to him -after all, he is the head of the Great Japanese Empire Paranormal Phenomena Bureau of Measures. But when he catches a small cat girl in the shopping district stealing apples, his whole life rearranges to fit a new operation...

OPERATION COZY FAMILY.

Thousands of years ago, Enka the God of Destruction, was killed. However, with a dying breath it claimed that its child would appear and destroy humanity. Now in futuristic Japan, all of the potential children of Enka have been found and placed into a haphazard family.

Teika the lion, Gekka the jellyfish, Yuuka the oni, Ginka the cross-dressing mafia son, and Hyouka the bioweapon--along with their parents Ouka and Kyouka (the ruler of a demon underworld)--all live under one roof in a family frenzy.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Kuroda, Yasuhiro
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Shiraishi, Michita
Episode Director
Nakano, Hideaki
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Chousai Kenbo Sengen (超妻賢母宣言)" by MOSAIC.WAV

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#1: "Kyouran Senki: Nichijou no Kamisama (狂乱戦記 ~日常ノ神サマ~)" by Ayumi Fujimura
#2: "Wagahai wa Shugojuu de Aru, ka? (我輩は守護獣である, か?)" by Hiroki Yasumoto
#3: "Boku wa Koushin Saremashita (ボクハ更新サレマシタ)" by Ryou Hirohashi
#4: "Sekai de Ichiban Yabai Koi (世界で一番ヤバイ恋)" by Haruka Tomatsu
#5: "Appare Henka Ja. (あっぱれ変化じゃ。)" by Rina Satou
#6: "Codename wa Lady-X (コードネイムはLady-X)" by Yoshinori Fujita
#7: "Hen na Kami-sama Shitteru yo (ヘンな神さま知ってるよ)" by Kana Hanazawa
#8: "The Pitfalls" by Takayuki Kondou




More reviewsReviews

Nov 27, 2008
Thaiberium (All reviews)
There seems to be a lack of reviews of Kyouran Kazoku Nikki where all the episodes have been watched at the time of writing so I shall attempt to fill that void.

The Diary of a Crazed Family, that should tell you something about this anime. In fact, if you were any bit serious about it, it would take your face to the curb and beat it out of you. At least for the most part. But let's get this party started shall we?

There is no real story in Kyouran Kazoku Nikki, each episode could easily function as a standalone short, but that read more
Feb 25, 2017
LIQfilms (All reviews)
What do you get when you take a Jellyfish, an oni, a lion, a cyborg, a cross dressing mafia member and a cat with a serious God complex? You get one of the strangest comedy anime of all time. For such a long time whilst watching this show I couldn't pinpoint what exactly it was trying to achieve nor what it wanted to be. It constantly jumped between comedy and random shenanigans to tragic backstories and drama at the drop of a hat, all of which made the show incredibly jarring and confusing to watch, resulting in some of the worst tonal shifts I have read more
Feb 8, 2009
paksheet (All reviews)
Story: The show wasnt as random as I thought it would be. It keeps on switching between drama and comedy, which is very confusing. There are way too many serious parts, and too few funny parts. If you liked the randomness of the first episode, and want to watch something similar, dont bother watching the rest. With the cast of characters, I feel that the show could have been done a lot better.

Art: The art is awesome, no com...plaints there.

Sound: I think that having different ending songs each sang by a different member of the family is a good idea for their part. The OP read more
Jan 17, 2011
LoneAngel (All reviews)
This was a very odd comedy to me. It had a plot but it was hidden amongst some of the random adventures that didn't advance the plot but made for a pretty good episode and laugh.

To me this was an ok anime for it had lots of comedy that made me laugh but at the same time it had some comedy in it that was band and didn't really hit the funny bone unless you had the mind 2 year old. Then there are the times when it gets all serious then they try to pull something funny out but you are already in serious read more

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