Adachi to Shimamura


Adachi and Shimamura

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Adashima
Japanese: 安達としまむら
English: Adachi and Shimamura
German: Adachi and Shimamura
French: Adachi and Shimamura
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2020 to Dec 25, 2020
Premiered: Fall 2020
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:58 (JST)
Producers: Pony Canyon, Kadokawa
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Light novel
Genres: Girls LoveGirls Love, RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.101 (scored by 6846568,465 users)
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Ranked: #35902
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1220
Members: 176,205
Favorites: 1,417

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Synopsis

Somewhere in the school at noon, one might hear the sound of two girls playing table tennis together as they wait for time to pass by.

As if by fate, two students—Sakura Adachi and Hougetsu Shimamura—stumble upon each other on the second floor of the school gymnasium. As they gradually foster a budding friendship, their feelings for one another only become more ambiguous. Growing closer by the day, the two must learn to navigate their contrasting personalities as well as determine the depth of their affection for each other.

The nature of this relationship gradually shifts when one of them starts to develop feelings beyond the boundaries of a platonic relationship. Even so, Adachi and Shimamura must realize if forming a bond stronger than friendship will bring them closer or tear them apart.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hino, Akira

Supporting
Numakura, Manami
Japanese

Adachi, Atsuka

Supporting
Itou, Shizuka
Japanese

Ekishaman

Supporting
Hino, Mari
Japanese

Tarumi

Supporting
Kayano, Ai
Japanese

Staff

Udagawa, Sumio
Producer
Tada, Yuuichi
Assistant Producer


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"Kimi ni Aeta Hi (君に会えた日)" by Adachi (Akari Kitou) & Shimamura (Miku Itou)



Dec 24, 2020
Shoujo Ai/Yuri is a somewhat controversial genre. Most people I have seen are quite indifferent when it comes to Shoujo Ai and often try avoiding it; partly because same sex relationship has always been a sensitive topic, but mostly because of the fact that a lot of Shoujo Ai anime have been very ineffective lately.

I'm not a big fan of Shoujo Ai either. While I'm definitely not against the concept of lesbian relationships being depicted in anime, among the few Shoujo Ai anime that I watched, not a single one managed to appeal to me. Rather, because of poor storytelling and particularly bland characters, I ...
Dec 24, 2020
Humans are social animals, meaning we interact with other humans and experiment how we live with our lives. Adachi no Shimamura’s storytelling feels like a social exploration of two female characters and how their interactions influences each other. Hitoma Iruma’s light novel getting an anime adaptation brings together this unforgettable slice of life, romance tale.

Everyone in this world has their own story. Regardless of race, gender, social status, or any other factor, each one of us lives in our own story. However, our own story sometimes intersects with others and that’s how relationships are built. Among relationships, one of the most dynamic and complex is ...
Dec 24, 2020
Adachi to Shimamura is easily one of the best and most realistic romance stories I have ever experienced. One of the gems of the year.

The decade is just beginning, but when it’s all said and done, I think I will look back on Adachi and Shimamura as one of the best anime of the decade. Why? It’s not often that animanga/LN’s portray Yuri in a realistic manner. Often times the girls are heavily sexualised and the romance feels like pure fanservice for horny guys. There’s only a handful of good shoujo ai series and Adachi to Shimamura is one of them.

The relationship between Adachi and ...

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