Asobi Asobase

Asobi Asobase: Workshop of Fun

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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)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Lerche
Source: Manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.191 (scored by 160141160,141 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #3292
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #472
Members: 352,494
Favorites: 4,562

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During recess, Olivia, a foreign transfer student who doesn't know English, plays a game of "look-the-other-way" with Hanako Honda, a loud-mouthed airhead. Their rowdy behavior spurs the ire of Kasumi Nomura, a deadpan loner constantly teased by her older sister for her tendency to lose games. Not willing to compete, Kasumi declines Olivia's offer to join the fun, but eventually gets involved anyway and dispenses her own brand of mischief. Soon, a strange friendship blossoms between the peculiar trio, and they decide to form the "Pastime Club," where they are free to resume their daily hijinks.

Whether it be failing to learn English, trying desperately to become popular, or getting caught by teachers at the wrong time, school life will never be boring when the girls of Asobi Asobase are up to their hilarious antics.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Oka, Ruu

Kanazawa, Mai


Uchida, Shuu


Iwata, Mitsuo

Sharekoube, Tokuko

Kanazawa, Mai

Olivia's Brother

Morikawa, Toshiyuki


Higa, Yuuji
Kishi, Seiji
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Majima, Takahiro
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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

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

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
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
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

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