Naisho no Tsubomi

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English: Naisho no Tsubomi
Synonyms: Tsubomi's Secrets
Japanese: ないしょのつぼみ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 25, 2008 to Jun 27, 2008
Producers: Happinet Pictures
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Arms, Studio Kikan
Source: Manga
Genres: KidsKids, RomanceRomance, SchoolSchool, ShoujoShoujo, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.561 (scored by 32643,264 users)
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Ranked: #56912
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Popularity: #5861
Members: 7,359
Favorites: 6

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Tsubomi Tachibana is a fifth grader dealing with rather sensitive issues such as her mother's pregnancy, her first period and the strange feelings she has started to get when she has been around boys.

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Shigino, Akira
Director, Storyboard
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Series Composition, Screenplay
Yabuuchi, Yuu
Inoue, Kazuhiro
Art Director


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Dec 21, 2008
Sonja (All reviews)
Please don't care my little mistakes around this review :3 !

I was looking one anime download page when I saw title "Naisho no Tsubomi". I wanted to know what kind of anime it is, so I clicked the title and read what kind of story there was. "Fifth graders thinking about pregnancy, period and the strange feeling around boys..." It sounded pretty interesting to me, so I downloaded all three episodes and watched. I guess that fifth graders are little too young to have period and first kisses, but ~

Animation style was really cute ! It wasn't the same as almost every anime has read more
Feb 10, 2012
Firechick12012 (All reviews)
I've known about this thing's existence for a while, but I didn't think it'd interest me. Years later, after being bored to death and losing a lot of the anime I want to watch thanks to the closure of MegaUpload (like Digimon Adventure, Emily of New Moon, and live-action With The Light), I decided to seek out more titles and broaden my anime horizons. In doing so, I ran back into this and, seeing how it's only three episodes long, decided to take the plunge...and I came out alive, but with a weird taste in my mouth.

Apparently, this is based on a very popular shoujo read more
Dec 18, 2018
RosesOtaku (All reviews)
OH BOY, I WISH I HAD THIS WHEN I WAS A YOUNGER! This was a lot more useful than the book my mom read to me when I was a young teenager.

The Story:
The story was very good and relatable for me. As, a lot of what happened in there, I can still remember going through pretty well. So it was also pretty nostalgic! The story though isn't anything special compared to other animes. To be honest, it really lacks luster. That being said though, I won't take back saying the story was very good, because of the type of story it is. Most things like read more

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