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Synonyms: Hori-san and Miyamura-kun
Japanese: ホリミヤ
English: Horimiya
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2021 to Apr 4, 2021
Premiered: Winter 2021
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: CloverWorks
Source: Manga
Genre: RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.201 (scored by 832580832,580 users)
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Ranked: #3732
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #94
Members: 1,373,720
Favorites: 35,483

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On the surface, the thought of Kyouko Hori and Izumi Miyamura getting along would be the last thing in people's minds. After all, Hori has a perfect combination of beauty and brains, while Miyamura appears meek and distant to his fellow classmates. However, a fateful meeting between the two lays both of their hidden selves bare. Even though she is popular at school, Hori has little time to socialize with her friends due to housework. On the other hand, Miyamura lives under the noses of his peers, his body bearing secret tattoos and piercings that make him look like a gentle delinquent.

Having opposite personalities yet sharing odd similarities, the two quickly become friends and often spend time together in Hori's home. As they both emerge from their shells, they share with each other a side of themselves concealed from the outside world.

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Opening Theme

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"Iro Kousui (色香水)" by You Kamiyama

Ending Theme

"Yakusoku (約束)" by Friends (フレンズ)


Feb 18, 2024
Horimiya's debut season is a captivating journey through the complexities of love and self-discovery, captivating viewers with its genuine charm and sincerity. At its core, the evolving relationship between Hori and Miyamura resonates deeply, portrayed with authenticity and depth that draws viewers into their heartfelt journey of connection and acceptance.

What sets Horimiya apart is its sincere portrayal of romance, eschewing melodrama for genuine, heartfelt moments that explore the nuances of love and friendship. The animation and art style enhance the series, infusing each scene with warmth and intimacy.

Beyond its central romance, Horimiya celebrates the power of friendship and self-acceptance, enriching the narrative with a diverse ...
Apr 5, 2024
Mixed Feelings
My controversial take on this show - overhyped. Dont get me wrong, I thought this show was good and funny, but I wasn’t the biggest fan of how aggressive the female MC was towards people though. It honestly got really annoying at times. Also her being a masochist was a bit out there too in my opinion. The show did have some spicey moments sprinkled in here and there which I enjoyed. Season 1 was good but season 2 was trash. It was just a ton of filler that was left out in season 1 and it didn’t really have any plot. Medium to low ...
Mar 3, 2024
I don't get how this anime ended up on anyone's favorites list. Is it the animation, art style, or voice actors? Because it definitely can't be the plot—it's nothing special. No climax, just a regular couple with a plain story about a quiet boy and loud girl. Usually, I'm so in love with those kinds of plots but this anime somehow managed to ruin it. I found myself more interested in the side characters' romantic stories, which says a lot. It feels like those who love this anime haven't watched many other romance anime before. It's more slice of life than romance—something you can casually ...

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