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Asobi Asobase

Alternative Titles

English: Asobi Asobase: Workshop Of Fun
Japanese: あそびあそばせ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2018 to Sep 23, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 21:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Lerche
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, School
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.241 (scored by 45,994 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #2902
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #869
Members: 112,892
Favorites: 1,061
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Hanako, an athletically proficient, yet thick-headed student with a weird fashion sense, plays a game with the American transfer student Olivia. However, their vigor irritated their classmate Kasumi who dislikes playing games since she has always been teased by her sister for being bad at them. With a turn of events, it was found out that Kasumi is terrible at English. Thus, she asked her foreign classmate Olivia to help her, but Olivia, who is only born and raised in Japan with foreign parents, can't actually speak English at all! Watch over these three girls' surreal school-life comedy.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Honda, Hanako
Kino, Hina
Nagae, Rika
Nomura, Kasumi
Kohara, Konomi
Aozora, Tsugumi
Yuuki, Aoi
Oka, Ruu
Kanazawa, Mai
Uchida, Shuu
Okiayu, Ryotaro
Higuchi, Chisato
Maekawa, Ryouko
Inoue, Honoka
Toda, Megumi


Kishi, Seiji
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Kino, Hina
Theme Song Performance
Kohara, Konomi
Theme Song Performance

Edit Opening Theme

"Three-Piece (スリピス)" by Hanako Honda (Hina Kino), Olivia (Rika Nagae), Kasumi Nomura (Konomi Kohara)

Edit Ending Theme

"Inkya Impulse (インキャインパルス)" by Hanako Honda (Hina Kino), Olivia (Rika Nagae), Kasumi Nomura (Konomi Kohara) feat. Ikepy & KSKN

More reviewsReviews

Sep 23, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
Move over, Grand Blue (despite the MAL score) and Hinamatsuri (Spring 2018's best comedy)!

Asobi Asobase is here to take your place not just as AOTS for Summer 2018's super weak BUT strong comedic presence, but also AOTY for the overall yearly comedy genre, and I have the full experience to tell you why this series is damn underrated, and hidden behind it is pure insane high school gag-comedy...AT ITS BEST AND FINEST!

If there was a rating above 10, I would give this series a multiplier 100/10, because this is more than just some mindless AF comedic masterpiece. It's comedic execution will creep you with its read more
Sep 23, 2018
Zaber_san (All reviews)
At first, I thought this anime will be your typical girl show with no comedic element whatsover. Why did I expected that? The opening. Openings are always the one that summarizes the plot or the composition of the story of an anime. And I was definetely wrong. I actually asked myself "Am I watching this on YouTube right now?" because I got clickbaited really hard.... and I love it. Comedy anime will always be there this season. It is a rule already on the anime industry that at least 1 comedy show will be a talk on the anime community. One of them this season read more
Sep 23, 2018
Stark700 (All reviews)
If I told you Summer 2018 was lacking in comedy shows, then that statement itself would sound like a joke. There were several ones including an anime that dealt with gender bender idols, a show that made every journey to school look like a misadventure, and even one with a demon girl dealing violent dropkicks. It wasn’t easy to stand out as much when it comes to comedy. Yet somehow, some way, we have Asobi Asobase that came along like a God-sent gift.

Diving myself into this series felt like entering a world of absolute absurdity. Asobi Asobase is like a deconstruction of the ‘cute girls read more
Sep 23, 2018
Blood_Diver_A (All reviews)

(This is Not Your Normal Cute Girls Doing Cute Things [CGDCT])

Before, I begin this review, I just want to state that ‘Asobi Asobase–Workshop of Fun’ is one of the best comedies of Summer 2018 and anybody looking for an outrageous, wacky, and absurd comedy should consider watching this series.

Looking at the promo art, or its thumbnail, one would assume that this series is your typical CGDCT. And, you would be correct, for the opening song only, and then episode one begins and we, immediately, watch Hanako getting slapped in the face by Olivia. That is definitely not CGDCT material, far from it; read more


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