Hashiri Tsuzukete Yokatta tte.

I'm glad I could keep running.

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 走り続けてよかったって。
English: I'm glad I could keep running.
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Type: TV
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2018 to Oct 30, 2018
Premiered: Fall 2018
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 02:40 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Signal.MD
Source: Original
Genres: DramaDrama, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.381 (scored by 45744,574 users)
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Ranked: #74672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5908
Members: 12,639
Favorites: 12

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Minato visits a recitation at an anime event with his friend. He is captivated by the voice actors' performances and decides to enroll in Suidoubashi Animation Academy. There, he meets Chikako, who used to live in the room he is moving into and who left a message in a USB drive. Minato, who aims to be a voice actor but is unable to put himself into the role, and Chikako, who lives with a past trauma, encourage one another and try to improve themselves. With the help of seniors such as Ryouta and Kei watching over them, they try to mature. As they stumble and worry, what lies ahead for them both?

(Source: MAL News)

Characters & Voice Actors

Oomori, Chikako

Noguchi, Iori

Suyama, Minato

Fukuyama, Jun

Gushiken, Shiori




Tamaru, Nobuyuki


Nakata, Ryouta

Toriumi, Kousuke

Ikoma, Kei

Fuchigami, Mai


Gouda, Hozumi
Sound Director
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Lyrics, Music


Opening Theme

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"Yume Fanfare (夢ファンファーレ)" by LIP×LIP


Feb 1, 2019
Want a short watch that could motivate and inspire you? Then Hashiri Tsuzukete Yokattatte (I'm glad I could keep running) is the right anime for you!

This anime is about two aspiring voice actor and actress (seiyuus) and their special kind of bond that healthily influence each other's lives to do their best in their craft.

Chikako, has a stage fright due to her previous professor's strict way of teaching, which lowered her self-esteem and her confidence in portraying her roles.

Minato, on the other hand, is new to voice acting and does a decent job but lacks the emotions and doesn't quite understand how to "breathe life ...
Nov 17, 2018
A short 4 episode 15 min series. Story revolves around our two MC's Minato and Chikako who are learning and in training to become upcoming Voice actors.
The series basically depicts the daily struggles, work and daily life of our two young Voice actors enrolled in an voice actor academy and how they are learning to grow and cope with it.

Minato who got inspired from a voice acting performance decides to be one himself.
He meeets chikako our female mc who used to reside in the room which minato currently is in and also is on the road to become a successful Voice ...
Nov 14, 2018
Mixed Feelings
If there is anything to go by with this short-form series, I would say that it's bland with some good artwork and of course the good music that's known with the HoneyWorks brand.

The story in a nutshell is the life and work of flourishing voice actors. Pretty interesting concept for a short, but I'd wondered for an original series, it would have been nice to see this fleshed as a normal 12-episode series, given that the characters, aside from main MCs Minato and Chikako's journey of trials and tribulations, along with their own personal fears that make the whole voice acting job feel pressured and ...

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