Hinamatsuri

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Alternative Titles

English: Hinamatsuri
Synonyms: Hina Festival
Japanese: ヒナまつり

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018
Premiered: Spring 2018
Broadcast: Fridays at 21:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: feel.
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SeinenSeinen, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.241 (scored by 154018154,018 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #2632
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #384
Members: 311,078
Favorites: 2,972
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Synopsis

While reveling in the successful clinching of a prized vase for his collection, Yoshifumi Nitta, a yakuza member, is rudely interrupted when a large, peculiar capsule suddenly materializes and falls on his head. He opens the capsule to reveal a young, blue-haired girl, who doesn't divulge anything about herself but her name—Hina—and the fact that she possesses immense powers. As if things couldn't get any worse, she loses control and unleashes an explosion if her powers remain unused. Faced with no other choice, Nitta finds himself becoming her caregiver.

To let her use her powers freely, Nitta asks Hina to help out with a construction deal, which goes smoothly. But while this is happening, a rival yakuza group covertly attacks his boss. To Nitta's shock, his colleagues later pin the blame on him! Tasked with attacking the rival group in retaliation, Nitta steels himself and arrives at their hideout. But suddenly, Hina unexpectedly steps in and helps him wipe out the entire group. As it turns out, Hina might just become a valuable asset to Nitta and his yakuza business, provided she does not use her powers on him first! And so the strange life of this unusual duo begins.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hina

Main
Tanaka, Takako
Japanese

Nitta, Yoshifumi

Main
Nakajima, Yoshiki
Japanese

Mishima, Hitomi

Supporting
Hondo, Kaede
Japanese

Anzu

Supporting
Murakawa, Rie
Japanese

Mao

Supporting
Ozawa, Ari
Japanese

Yassan

Supporting
Tsuji, Shinpachi
Japanese

Sakura, Utako

Supporting
Hikasa, Yoko
Japanese

Sabu

Supporting
Kawanishi, Kengo
Japanese

Naitou, Tatsuhiko

Supporting
Inada, Tetsu
Japanese

Baba, Kiyoshi

Supporting
Koyama, Tsuyoshi
Japanese

Staff

Oikawa, Kei
Director, Storyboard
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Nawa, Munenori
Episode Director
Oochi, Keiichirou
Script, Series Composition


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Opening Theme

"Distance" by Rie Murakawa
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Ending Theme

#1: "Sake to Ikura to 893 to Musume (鮭とイクラと893と娘)" by Yoshifumi Nitta (Yoshiki Nakajima)
#2: "Shashinchou (写真帖)" by Yoko Ishida (ep 6)
#3: "Taisetsu na Hito (たいせつなひと)" by Chisuga Haruka (ep 12)
#4: "Hajimete no Kimochi (初めてのキモチ)" by Mao (Ozawa Ari) (ep 12)



Jun 22, 2018
Stark700 (All reviews)
Once every now and then, we get comedic showstoppers that does what it needs to do: entertain. I’ve seen a lot of comedy shows in the past few years and believe me, Hinamatsuri belongs in a category of its own. It’s entertaining not just on the level of being able to make me laugh but also able to capture the magic of what comedy really is about. It’s only 12 episodes but manages to make an addicting impression.

As a fan of the manga, delightful is just one of many words that came to mind when I heard about the adaptation. The manga contains over 70+ read more
Jun 22, 2018
Yas- (All reviews)
Back when I first started Hinamatsuri in the midst of other shows for the Spring season Hinamatsuri felt different. Compared to the others, it pulled me in and in a different way too. In the first five minutes I was slightly taken aback by the artstyle but when I continued watching it, it hit me with it's wonder. Hinamatsuri is exactly that kind of anime, and it continued to be so till it's end, it calms you down, then immediately rushes out with the comedy and before you know it, you're laughing out loud. Oh and there are tons of heartfelt moments too, what more read more
Jun 22, 2018
TakamakiJoker (All reviews)
What makes a great comedy anime?

Comedy

Timing

Character reactions

Direction

Character relationships

These are all ways to make a comedy anime better. However, unlike my 3D Kanojo real girl and Love is hard for an Okatu reviews where I compared them with each to see which one was overall better (spoilers Wotaku Love is hard for an otaku won) but instead I just want to talk about I believe that Hinamatsru or Hina Festival is by far one of the best comedy/slice anime to ever come out. Am not saying that its competitor Comic Girls was bad or anything, in fact, Comic Girls was a good comedy/slice of life anime read more
Jul 13, 2018
Ant1989 (All reviews)
I really can't see why so many people are liking this thing. It simply isn't funny. Yes, it does have some moments that it actually gets you off guard, but most of the time you can easily guess when it will break expectancy, and how.

Characters are poor, or at least they can't shine alone, and there is very few interaction between them, many jokes are about the adversities of a single character, many of those aren't funny. I understand that good part of jokes comes from sad things, but that doesn't mean sad things are fun by themselves. I don't really think the writer read more

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