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Africa no Salaryman (TV)

Alternative Titles

English: Africa Salaryman
Synonyms: Businessman in Africa (TV), African Office Worker (TV)
Japanese: アフリカのサラリーマン (TV)


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2019 to Dec 23, 2019
Premiered: Fall 2019
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:30 (JST)
Producers: Ai Addiction, pH Studio
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Web manga
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, ComedyComedy
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.561 (scored by 27982,798 users)
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Ranked: #57872
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3852
Members: 13,580
Favorites: 20
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The comedy follows a lion, toucan, and lizard as they live the lives of office workers in a capitalist society in Japan, while also dealing with their unique situations as animals living beyond the savanna and the food chain.

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Theme Song Performance

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"Soul Flag" by Hiro Shimono

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"White-Collar Elegy (ホワイトカラーエレジー)" by Lion (Akio Ootsuka)

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Dec 22, 2019
YeeYeeAss (All reviews)
This anime is so weird that it had to be made by some drunk college kid. The animation is beyond weird, all the cgi looks like it was made in gmod or sfm. We have three main characters. Lion is this humble and a bit laidback. Toucan is crazy, gets a lot of ladies. He is the best character. Then the last one is lizard. He probably is the most responsible of the two. Still he is funny as heck. Consider the fact that one person did most of the thing, it is perfection. The comedy is super funny. The story is not much(what do read more
Dec 22, 2019
AstralBread (All reviews)
“At almost no point in that story did I feel any sympathy for you.”

What I expected - Aggretsuko, male version. What I got - an unholy abomination made out of the body parts of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Bojack Horseman, and Happy Tree Friends.

The eclectic nature of this show is most visible in its animation - one third traditional drawings, one third ugly-cute motion capture (the PV of the voice actors in facepaint posing for reference photos is what made me watch this in the first place), and one third surreal animation disasters reminiscent of the early 00s Newgrounds flash animations.

“Surreal” is also the read more
Dec 24, 2019
Somebody101 (All reviews)
I'm really surprised that this flew under the radar for most people despite it being one of the more interesting anime to air this season. It's funny, has some decent characters, and it's something fresh from what is usually coming out of anime studios from Japan. At least give the first 2 or 3 episodes a try, if the first couple episodes aren't your cup of tea, then it might not be for you.
Sound and background music fits the show, the art and 3d actually works decent with the show, and the story is kept simple. Overall, I enjoyed it and I would definitely recommend read more
Dec 22, 2019
SanaeK10 (All reviews)
I came into Africa no Salaryman with almost no expectations, except maybe thinking it would be similar to Gaikotsu Shouten'in Honda-san, i.e. a down-to-earth slice of life work comedy. What I got out of it was quite possibly the wackiest and funniest comedy of the season, maybe even year that almost never fails to surprise me at how absurd it can be. While not every episode is balls to the wall madness, (the final episode for instance was surprisingly down to earth and normal), the majority of the series effortlessly juxtaposes relatable work life with nonsensical, almost non-sequitur comedy to the point of perfection. I read more


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