Pastel Memories

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ぱすてるメモリーズ


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2019 to Mar 26, 2019
Premiered: Winter 2019
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 00:30 (JST)
Producers: MAGES., FuRyu
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Project No.9
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Otaku CultureOtaku Culture
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 5.141 (scored by 57305,730 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #124642
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4828
Members: 20,712
Favorites: 17

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Synopsis

The story takes place in the future, the city of Akihabara. It was once called a "Holy land of otaku" but now has become an office town. Otaku culture has declined, people are losing memories of anime and manga, and only a few specialty shops remain open.

What supports the world of creative works are "memories" of manga and anime in people's minds, but when the world of the creative work is destroyed by a virus, it disappears from everyone's memory and is erased from the material world.

12 girls working in a small shop in a corner of Akihabara are fighting the virus to protect everyone's important memories about their favorite manga and anime, and return Akihabara to the way it was before!

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Imaizumi, Yuuichi
Sound Director
Fujii, Shingo
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Check, Director of Photography, Animation Director, Color Design, Key Animation


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"Believe in Sky" by Asami Imai
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Ending Theme

"Sparkle☆Power" by Iketeru Hearts

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Reviews

Apr 1, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Pastel Memories is one hell of a cheese ride. It caught my attention when I got a used issue of Megumi magazine (only because it had a BanDori insert, but I gave that to my friend), I found Pastel Memories being promo'd as both a mobile game and a anime-spin off. Its art for that game is much nicer in a sense, but the premise is ratter "standard". At least the colors stand out and probaly live up to its "pastel" from the title name.

STORY - Not the grandest. If anything it borrowed the "world/monster of the week" formula from typical child-friendly anime like ...
Feb 14, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (6/12 eps)
[FREE SPOILER REVIEW]

Repetitive...
…probably this unique word resumes the anime.
Yes, the anime is very repetitive, seriously, basically, every episode is a manga infected by a virus, and they save the manga, but it is in every episode.
In the beginning, the anime looks very cool, but it is only in episode 1 and 2, as I said, the other episodes are the second episode but in a different manga.
In my opinion, the art of the anime is very beautiful (this is one of the reasons that decided to watch it), and I like this style, but probably this is the unique good thing in this anime, and ...
Mar 25, 2019
NO...JUST, NO. Not anymore.

Based on the Japan-only mobile game by FuRyu, repetition is the name of this anime. Subpar is the quality of this anime. Boring is the feeling of this anime. Overall, this anime plays the joke of parodies on you, with the endless amount of references from past popular series in all genres, and in its entirety, it is what we call "Dead-on-Arrival" (or DOA) from the get-go.

We all know Akihabara is the main city for otakus all around the world, with all the resources and memorabilia, so what happens if some sort of virus were to make our otaku dreams disappear? Well, ...

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