Maesetsu! Opening Act

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Alternative Titles

English: Maesetsu! Opening Act
Japanese: まえせつ!


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Oct 11, 2020 to ?
Premiered: Fall 2020
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Studio Gokumi, AXsiZ
Source: Original
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, ComedyComedy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: None


Score: 5.351 (scored by 11111,111 users)
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Ranked: #98382
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Popularity: #5380
Members: 7,450
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The anime centers on four girls at the full bloom of their youth, working hard to achieve their dreams as they struggle valiantly. In Japanese entertainment, Maesetsu! refers to an introductory talk or explanation addressed to the audience before the broadcast of television programs, usually performed by assistant directors and particularly comedians in variety or comedy shows.

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Opening Theme

#1: "Sign (サイン)" by Fubuki Kitakaze (Aguri Oonishi), Mafuyu Kogarashi (Naomi Oozora), Rin Araya (Hirome Igarashi), Nayuta Asougi (Sakura Nakamura) (ep 1)
#2: "Pipipi Happy (ピッピッピハッピー)" by Fubuki Kitakaze (Aguri Oonishi), Mafuyu Kogarashi (Naomi Oozora), Rin Araya (Hirome Igarashi), Nayuta Asougi (Sakura Nakamura)

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"Ikagawashii Viking (いかがわしいバイキング)" by Fubuki Kitakaze (Aguri Oonishi), Mafuyu Kogarashi (Naomi Oozora), Rin Araya (Hirome Igarashi), Nayuta Asougi (Sakura Nakamura)

Nov 1, 2020
Ellenwitch (All reviews)
Gonna cut this show some slack first. Because while it's not my cup of tea, I'm sure if I watched more of these kinds, I'd understand it more, and while I'm not in Japan either, the comedy of this just...Feels so flat, I haven't laughed once at all. Wouldn't say it's bad, but it's pretty meh honestly. Let me explain a bit about it.

As I just mentioned, it's about stand up/stage comedy, following school girls who are into that, and even perform. That's the entire anime's plot, them growing, and learning more and growing into the business itself, learning the tricks of the trade. It's read more
Nov 25, 2020
DollParanoid (All reviews)
Here and on other resources I read that this anime is not very good, because the jokes are not funny. Maybe. At the end of the eighth episode, I can say that jokes really are not funny. But! Even the characters say the same. And that this is normal, because girls still study the profession.

I think the error of this anime is in the positioning. It is not a Comedy. It is Slice of Life only. And as "Slice of Life" it deserves attention.

1. Story.
What is a story of a Slice of Life?
Girls eat, discuss school/work, sometimes work (train for performances and perform read more

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