Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan

Rinshi!! Ekodachan

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Synonyms: Near Death!! Ekoda-chan
Japanese: 臨死!!江古田ちゃん
English: Rinshi!! Ekodachan
German: Rinshi!! Ekodachan
Spanish: Rinshi!! Ekodachan
French: Rinshi!! Ekodachan
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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2019 to Mar 27, 2019
Premiered: Winter 2019
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: 4-koma manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 5 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.531 (scored by 36063,606 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #106822
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5834
Members: 10,780
Favorites: 18

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Ekoda-chan lives much like any other 24-year-old in the neighborhood of Ekoda. Preferring to lounge around naked whenever possible, Ekoda-chan spends her time between temporary jobs fooling around with lizards, men, and anything else that comes her way.

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Every episode of Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan is directed by a different person and has a different actress playing Ekoda-chan.

Each episode consists of a three-minute short, a 20-minute interview with the director and lead actress for that episode, and a showcase of the director producing some of the animation. Since only the first and last parts of the episode are animated, the episode length is listed as five minutes.

Episode 10 was produced with puppetry and is not included in the episode count.

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3: "NAKED ECHO" by Araki (あらき) (eps 3)
1: "Ukiyo ni Hana (浮世に華)" by Shoose (しゅーず) (eps 1)
2: "Yume ni Yowasarete (夢に醉酔わされて)" by Hayami Show (速水奨) (eps 2)
4: "Soraomoi ~Daddan Hito no Odori~ (空想い~ダッダン人の踊り~)" by Ken Ozawa (小澤廉) (eps 4)
5: "Ganbarima Sengen (ガンバリマ宣言)" by Shigeo Komori (小森茂生) (eps 5)
6: "Mukudori Bojou (ムクドリ慕情)" by Hiroshi Kitadani (きただにひろし) (eps 6)
7: "Ito no Yume (糸の夢)" by NORISTRY (eps 7)
8: "Roudousha no Ballad (労働者のバラッド)" by Asa (亜沙) (eps 8)
9: "Koi ga Hajimara Night (恋が始まらNight)" by Yuusuke Kobayashi (小林裕介) (eps 9)
10: "Tokyo Shinobi Saki (東京しのび咲き)" by Piko (ピコ) (eps 10)
11: "Dear Gemstones" by Yuuri Matsuoka (松岡侑李) (eps 11)

Dec 8, 2019
Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan is one of the strangest series I have ever covered, both in 2019 and in general. It's an interesting anthology anime where each episode can be divided up into 3 sections. The first is a 3-minute animated short. Each director is allowed to go in whatever stylistic direction they want and this results in most of the episodes taking a completely different visual approach from one another. The second and far longer section is a 20-minute interview with the episode director and the seiyuu of the main protagonist for said episode as they talk about the manga and the production of the episode. ...
Mar 26, 2019
Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan is a nice short-form anime that is in an anthology format where each episode has a different director and voice actress for the main character. This type of format in my opinion, is a good fit for anime with a shorter duration and in Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan's case it certainly helps push it above a lot of other shorts that I've watched previously.
In terms of story, there is little to none given the nature of the show but by the end of the series I think the viewer can get a sense of how a narrative involving Ekoda-chan would play out, seeing that there ...
Nov 30, 2019
Holy crap!! I can't believe how low this show is scored! I don't know what the overall bias is. I think it may be a youth bias, but people can certainly tell me if I'm wrong. As an older anime fan, I adored this, and also enjoyed the behind the scenes feature attached to each episode. If you just want shounen level animation for every show, then this definitely was not a show for you. Some people just want pretty things to look at, and that's a valid thing to look for in your entertainment. If you are looking for different experiences, watch this show. ...

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