Naisho no Tsubomi

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Synonyms: Tsubomi's Secrets
Japanese: ないしょのつぼみ
English: Naisho no Tsubomi
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 25, 2008 to Jun 27, 2008
Producers: Happinet Pictures
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Kikan
Source: Manga
Genre: RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.511 (scored by 37133,713 users)
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Ranked: #67362
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Popularity: #7017
Members: 8,355
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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.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Tanaka, Shou
Assistant Producer
Shigino, Akira
Director, Storyboard
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Series Composition, Screenplay
Yabuuchi, Yuu


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Dec 21, 2008
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 ...
Feb 10, 2012
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 ...
Dec 18, 2018
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 ...

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