Aggressive Retsuko (ONA)


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Alternative Titles

English: Aggretsuko
Japanese: アグレッシブ烈子


Type: ONA
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 20, 2018
Producers: Sanrio, Netflix
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Fanworks
Source: Other
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.671 (scored by 8781887,818 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #11252
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1264
Members: 135,588
Favorites: 914

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Some offices have stereotypical dynamics: the chauvinistic pig of a boss who never does any real work; the employees whose goal is to suck up to the boss; the ones whose lives seem perfect; and the individuals who have all the actual work pushed onto them. Retsuko the red panda is in the last group, as she stays late most nights to make up the work her coworkers are too lazy to do themselves.

Her relief from the stress of her everyday life comes in the form of singing death metal at a local karaoke club. Night after night, Retsuko channels her grief into a microphone and considers the place to be her own personal sanctuary. But as she moves further away from her comfort zone and the ideas people have of her, she discovers that letting others into her world of death metal may not be such a bad thing.

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Apr 20, 2018
DYED (All reviews)
Meeting deadlines and expectations, facing stress and anxiety, enduring unlikable coworkers and tedious tasks ... It's all part of being an adult and a member of society. But when too much has been piling up and you reach your boiling point, you got to know how to let some steam off.

This is the story of Retsuko. 25 years old, single, Scorpio, blood type A, just your average positive, kind and uncertain young female employee, who bears a forbidden passion alongside her heart-attack-inducing stressful daily routine.

What comes immediately to attention while watching Aggressive Retsuko (or Aggretsuko for the western audience) are the peculiar pacing and overall read more
Apr 20, 2018
CatSoul (All reviews)
On the surface, the Aggressive Retsuko/Aggretsuko franchise might seem like nothing more than a humorous extension of a marketing ploy. Sanrio's official website sells T-shirts, plushies, water bottles, notebooks, sticky notes, blankets, pen cases, coasters, tote bags, phone cases, and coin pouches of the adorable character and her friends. However, with the help of a solid production team, Netflix's Aggretsuko goes above and beyond, becoming my favorite anime that I've seen so far this year.

Let me start out by saying that I've never even worked in an office before, yet much like kids who somehow enjoy the American/UK live-action series "The Office", I understood the read more
Apr 29, 2018
park_ (All reviews)
Despite the styling of the series, Aggrettsuko or Aggressive Retsuko, the Netflix series, is a serious workplace drama. After already having watched every show that I thought would impress me with a 10/10, I was very happy to find a new one that could convince me that there are more gems out there. This show is sneaky, in the sense that its style is that of a children's television show, but the subject matter is very mature and is not mindless in the slightest bit.

The thing I like the most about it is that the show is not stupid, and doesn't talk about anything stupid. read more
Apr 20, 2018
Karhu (All reviews)
Aggressive Retsuko is an anime about this chibi-styled red panda, whom I will refer to as raccoon because she is not nearly as cute as red pandas are. She lives the typical work-lady lifestyle, working from 9 to 5 like any other young-adult raccoon. From her personality, she seems to be the kind-hearted-friends-with-everyone type of girl. At night, however, she goes to karaoke and lets out the most grotesque and vulgar death metal beats known to raccoonkind, giving no mercy for her coworkers, work-life-slavery nor anything else for that matter.

The series is rather similar to Detroit Metal City. There a personality-lacking weakling who prefers tea read more

Recent News

Third Season of 'Aggressive Retsuko' Announced

Third Season of 'Aggressive Retsuko' Announced

A third season for the Aggressive Retsuko (Aggretsuko) net anime series has been green-lit for production. The announcement was made at the 20th Taipei Comic more

'Aggressive Retsuko' Gets Second Season

'Aggressive Retsuko' Gets Second Season

Netflix Japan announced on Friday that musical comedy anime Aggressive Retsuko (Aggretsuko) will get a second season. The new season will stream worldwide on more

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