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Ryuuou no Oshigoto!

Alternative Titles

English: The Ryuo's Work is Never Done!
Japanese: りゅうおうのおしごと!


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2018 to Mar 26, 2018
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Mondays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Project No.9
Source: Light novel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.961 (scored by 8,943 users)
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Ranked: #36952
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Popularity: #1523
Members: 48,430
Favorites: 109
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The story is about a teenage boy who happens to be a shogi master. One day, a nine-year-old girl turns up at his house, requesting to be taken as his disciple. From there, all kinds of wacky hijinks ensue.

(Source: ANN, edited)


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Yanagi, Shinsuke
Motoyama, Satoshi
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Itou, Miku
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Theme Song Performance

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"Korekara (コレカラ)" by Machico

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"Mamoritai Mono no Tame ni (守りたいもののために)" by Miku Itou

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Jan 26, 2018
ViskMusic (All reviews)
The official shogi anime is here boys.

You might be confused as a fellow sangatsu watcher but I assure you that show is fake shogi which this show sheds the truth to. Everyone knows before a shogi match you must court an underage girl and make her shower in your shower. If you do this you will be able to take all of her generals and put her into checkmate.

The artwork this series has is simply exquisite. I love looking at the clean bodies of the younger cast juxtaposed odd looking older men of the series. Seeing animation talents such as Hironori Tanaka animate amazing scenes read more
Jan 30, 2018
Ryuseishun (All reviews)
We've had series about edgy card games where everything is on the line, mechas to save the planet, battles of magic and technology for the sake of domination or peace....and then, we get the lighthearted series where the japanese "chess" game known as shogi means everything in the world in this story. And yes, I know, it's lolicon bait, but honestly, that's not what's really important here. It's a shame that people are probably sleeping on this series, cause it's quite enjoyable in its own right.

STORY: It's a fairly good setting where shogi means everything like Duel Monsters are with all the yugioh series. I read more
Jan 29, 2018
ZA_WURDO (All reviews)
this is like black bullet but with shogi instead of an apocalyptic earth. atleast black bullet had some interesting characters. I would have enjoyed this show a lot more but they showed the loli naked in the first episode itself, which threw me off. so i could tell that this is an anime that most lolicons would enjoy.
I'm guessing more characters are on the way. i did enjoy the show in a way. the art and the animation style is pretty cool, so that is a plus.
4 episodes in and they showed us more cliche stuff that happens in the show. shogi is just read more
Jan 29, 2018
Draconix814 (All reviews)
Honestly, I was disappointed by Ryuuou no Oshigoto, or The Ryou's work is Never Done.

Perhaps it was because Joey The Anime Man interviewed the creator a while back? At the time, I found both Joey's views and the Author's expression of his story to be particularly fascinating, not to mention how high it made in the Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi contest a year or so ago.

Bottom line, I heard a lot of things about it and I was excited, and even when the first two episodes aired, I was convinced that there had to be at least something that made it popular enough read more


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