Odd Taxi

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Japanese: オッドタクシー
English: Odd Taxi
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2021 to Jun 29, 2021
Premiered: Spring 2021
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 02:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: OLM, P.I.C.S.
Source: Original
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, DramaDrama, MysteryMystery, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic, Organized CrimeOrganized Crime
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.671 (scored by 215160215,160 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #652
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #526
Members: 433,459
Favorites: 8,265

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Synopsis

Eccentric and blunt, the walrus Hiroshi Odokawa lives a relatively normal life. He drives a taxi for a living, and there he meets several unique individuals: the jobless Taichi Kabasawa who is dead-set on going viral, the mysterious nurse Miho Shirakawa, the struggling comedic duo "Homo Sapiens," and Dobu, a well-known delinquent.

But Odokawa's simple way of life is about to be turned upside down. The case of a missing girl the police have been tracking leads back to him, and now both the yakuza and a duo of corrupt cops are on his tail.

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Winner of the New Face Award at the 25th Japan Media Arts Festival.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Odokawa, Hiroshi

Main
Hanae, Natsuki
Japanese

Yano

Supporting
METEOR
Japanese

Tanaka, Hajime

Supporting
Saitou, Souma
Japanese

Shirakawa, Miho

Supporting
Iida, Riho
Japanese

Dobu

Supporting
Hamada, Kenji
Japanese

Imai, Shun

Supporting
Sakai, Koudai
Japanese

Gouriki, Ayumu

Supporting
Kimura, Ryouhei
Japanese

Yamamoto, Fuyuki

Supporting
Furukawa, Makoto
Japanese

Daimon, Koushirou

Supporting
Asei
Japanese

Kakihana, Eiji

Supporting
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese

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"ODDTAXI" by Skirt and PUNPEE
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Ending Theme

1: "Sugarless Kiss (シュガーレス・キッス)" by Suzuko Mimori (三森すずこ) (eps 1-5)
2: "Kabe no Mukou ni Waraigoe wo Kikimashita ka (壁の向こうに笑い声を聞きましたか)" by Tony Frank (トニーフランク) (eps 6)




Reviews

Jun 28, 2021
Odd Taxi is really good, but its reception is a little warped, as it seems to have found itself in this weird situation of being fairly obscure, but also highly overrated by those who actually know about it, and this is dangerous because it leads to a hugbox where no one is willing to offer negative critique. Odd Taxi is a refreshing and clever mix of genres and styles, and it tells a complex but ultimately grounded and human story steeped in its well-construed mystery. Many have compared it’s conversational tone to that of Quentin Tarantino films, and as long as they’re referring exclusively to ...
Jul 11, 2021
Mixed Feelings
When I saw all of the overwhelming praise that Odd Taxi got, as well as its premise and character designs, I got a great sense of excitement and anticipation. I'm very critical of the sameyness and uninteresting generic nature that most modern shows seem to have, and Odd Taxi's vibe seemed so offbeat and interesting that I was excited to give it a watch, ready to be blown away by great stories, awesome charming characters, and all sorts of unique exceptional aspects for this well-regarded sleeper hit.

As I watched Odd Taxi however, I felt a familiar tightness in my chest. My brow went furrowed, my ...
Sep 9, 2021
FunnyFunny
As someone who loves psychological anime, this show was an utter disappointment. Everyone talks about it as though it is a groundbreaking piece of work, but Oddtaxi is nothing close to that; it barely deserves to be referred to as a Durarara!! knockoff.

The main source of praise for this show is due to the plot and characters (specifically the way they interact to move the story along). Despite the amount of reviews stating that Oddtaxi was a slow burn masterpiece, it is nothing of the sort. I am all for a large cast with overlaying stories under one plot umbrella, but that is only ...

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