Miira no Kaikata


How to Keep a Mummy

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Synonyms: How to keep a mummy
Japanese: ミイラの飼い方
English: How to Keep a Mummy
German: How to Keep a Mummy
Spanish: How to Keep a Mummy
French: How to Keep a Mummy
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 12, 2018 to Mar 30, 2018
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:58 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: 8bit
Source: Web manga
Genres: FantasyFantasy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: MythologyMythology, PetsPets, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.471 (scored by 5462754,627 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #19702
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1648
Members: 138,209
Favorites: 748

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Synopsis

High school student Sora Kashiwagi is accustomed to receiving bizarre presents from his father, who is on an expedition around the world. Unfortunately, these gifts have been nothing but nightmares. As a result, when his father sends him a huge package from Egypt, Sora prepares himself for the worst, only to be greeted by Mii-kun—a cute, pint-sized mummy! While initially wary, Sora soon learns that Mii-kun is harmless, a delicate creature yearning for attention.

Throughout their amusing day-to-day lives, the unlikely pair meet other people with unique pets, while also strengthening their bond together. Although keeping a pet is a difficult task, Sora is set on caring for the lovable Mii-kun.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mii-kun

Main
Kayano, Ai
Japanese

Kashiwagi, Sora

Main
Tamura, Mutsumi
Japanese

Kamiya, Tazuki

Supporting
Koumoto, Keisuke
Japanese

Conny

Supporting
Kayano, Ai
Japanese

Isao

Supporting
Takahashi, Shinya
Japanese

Mukumuku

Supporting
Yamashita, Seiichirou
Japanese

Motegi, Asa

Supporting
Akaneya, Himika
Japanese

Kashiwagi, Kaede

Supporting
Kayano, Ai
Japanese

Tachiaki, Daichi

Supporting
Yamashita, Seiichirou
Japanese

Aayan

Supporting
Nakao, Ryusei
Japanese

Staff

Nasuda, Atsushi
Producer
Higa, Maiko
Assistant Producer
Kaori
Director
Kameyama, Toshiki
Sound Director


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"Fushigi na Tabi wa Tsuzuku no sa (不思議な旅はつづくのさ)" by Tsuri Bit
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Reviews

Mar 29, 2018
A mummy, an oni, a dragon, and a baku. Sounds like a recipe for a mess doesn't it? But rather it's the opposite. Despite the supernatural beasts that make up the main creatures of the show, the center of the show is down to earth, a love story between pet and owner.

Each of the pet and owner pairs are helped by coming together and being with each other. In many cases the humans are able to grow by being with the pets and caring for them, and the same can be said about the animals. Whether they need someone to care for them or someone ...
Apr 8, 2018
Mixed Feelings
I started watching this anime for how cute and sweet it looked and I wasn't disappointed but I certainly stayed for the characters and story especially towards the end. The first few episodes are definitely what I expected going into it. They were simple, one-off style episodes that makes the anime feel like you could stop and pick it back up at any time but by episode 6 I found myself more invested in the characters and their stories. Each of the pets have a certain personality and relationship with their owners. Tazuki and Sora have a backstory that keeps you interested and the hints ...
Feb 10, 2021
How to Keep a Mummy

Back then I heard about this anime adaptation, which is supposed to be about a very lovable mummy. For once, I really can't deny it, the anime has an enormous "cute" factor for these little fantasy animals, especially the mummy Mii-Kun (although the name could hardly be less creative).


Accordingly, yes, the anime is adorable and cute.
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However, that's it. Miira no Kaikata is still not just an SoL title, but a comedy. But it's not even an easy meal, this anime doesn't even get baked.
The humor roughly corresponds to what would make a 4-year-old child smile. The jokes are mostly so flat ...

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