Sunohara-sou no Kanrinin-san

Miss Caretaker of Sunohara-sou

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Japanese: すのはら荘の管理人さん
English: Miss Caretaker of Sunohara-sou
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2018 to Sep 20, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Thursdays at 21:00 (JST)
Producers: Sotsu, flying DOG, Ichijinsha
Licensors: Funimation
Source: 4-koma manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.801 (scored by 5100251,002 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #48362
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1427
Members: 130,960
Favorites: 383

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Shiina Aki is constantly being treated like a girl due to his feminine looks so he decides to move to Tokyo to attend middle school in an attempt to change himself.

However, what awaits him in his new home, Sunohara-sou, is the kind-hearted caretaker, Sunohara Ayaka. Along with the three female members of Aki's new middle school's student council, Yukimoto Yuzu, Yamanashi Sumire, and Kazami Yuri.

And so begins Aki's new life in Tokyo living with four girls.


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Oonuma, Shin
Minato, Mirai
Shimo, Fumihiko
Script, Series Composition
Yamada, Yuka


Opening Theme

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"Bitter Sweet Harmony" by Megumi Nakajima (eps 1-11)

Ending Theme

1: "Sonna no Boku ja Nai. (そんなの僕じゃない。)" by Shino Shimoji (eps 1-11)
2: "Bitter Sweet Harmony" by Megumi Nakajima (eps 12)

Sep 21, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
Repost due to MAL's "Finished Airing" status, no changes are made.

My initial criticism on this was super harsh, on it being a trash anime that tries to capitalize on the shouta-gal cliché (got burned out by the ludicrous Hajimete no Gal). Oh, how dreadfully wrong I was.

Now that this series has ended, I'm glad that I was able to get a good amount of enjoyment, so much so that this shall go into my Summer seasonal guilty pleasure.

Sunoharasou no Kanrinin-san is at heart, a 4-koma manga to anime adaptation, so don't go in and expect some plot holes or some insane storyline. It is also read more
Sep 21, 2018
GMoney84 (All reviews)
First let me say that this show is appealing to the fetishes known as "shotacon" and "Onee-san". (Older sister)
That is older women (usually busty) who are attracted to younger boys.
If you are not down with the fetish then its quite likely you won't enjoy this show nearly as much as I did.

Oh it is so so good.

Story: 6
Not the strong suit of this show, but that's because it is a episodic comedy. Shiina Aki, a young boy who has always been treated like a girl, moves from the countryside to a Tokyo dormitory so he can have a fresh start in middle school. The dormitory read more
Sep 21, 2018
Syureria (All reviews)
Sunohara-sou no kanrinin-san

The series follows Aki Shiina, a shy boy whose feminine looks often cause him to be mistaken for a girl. As he is about to enroll in Tanamachi school, he moves into the lodging house Sunohara-sou in Tokyo, run by the motherly caretaker Ayaka Sunohara, whom he forms a crush on. The other residents of Sunohara-sou are three girls from the Tanamachi student council: Yuzu Yukimoto, Sumire Yamanashi, and Yuri Kazami. Although he moved to Tokyo because he was being teased for his feminine looks and wanted to reaffirm his identity as a man, he keeps being mistaken for a girl, and Ayaka read more
Sep 22, 2018
nbyung09 (All reviews)
Re-post because of MAL's requirement, no changes are mdae.

I just give it full mark because I truly think Sunoharasou no Kanrinin-san is an outstanding anime in every aspect. However, noted that it's clearly a fetish-based anime. Therefore the scores really depends on how much you love Oneesan-Shota or Gal-Shota actions and fan-services.

If you like them, this really cute anime will be no doubt an outstanding anime for you. If not, it's probably not an anime for you.

"Oneesan/Gal X Shota" had been a really big genre in the world of doujin and illustration. We have seen flashes of it in Minami-ke, Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid read more

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