To Heart

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Synonyms: ToHeart
Japanese: トゥハート
English: To Heart
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 1999 to Jun 25, 1999
Premiered: Spring 1999
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:35 (JST)
Producers: KSS
Studios: OLM
Source: Visual novel
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Themes: HaremHarem, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.581 (scored by 1030710,307 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #63492
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4205
Members: 28,317
Favorites: 68

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Synopsis

For as long as Akari can remember, she and Hiroyuki have always been friends. But with time, everything changes, and her feelings have turned into something more. As a new semester of high school begins, will the two childhood friends come closer together or drift further apart? Join Hiroyuki, Akari and all their friends—the bubbly Shiho, the quiet Serika, the lovely Kotone, and more—in this heartwarming tale of love, relationships and friendship!

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Takahashi, Naohito
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director
Murata, Kazuya
Episode Director, Storyboard
Fukazawa, Kouji
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


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Feeling Heart by Masami Nakatsukasa
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Ending Theme

Yell by Kawasumi Ayako




Reviews

May 7, 2008
Nice. That's what this show is. Not thrilling or dramatic or bad, just.... nice.

I first found out about To Heart when I watched Comic Party, and I thought I'd give it a whirl. Unfortunately I watched To Heart 2 first so I wasn't expecting much when I eventually got around to watching this.

That said, I was pleasantly surprised at how different the atmosphere between the two shows actually is. Where the sequel feels quite forced, To Heart is far more natural in the way it progresses. The stories aren't that different between the two, and indeed the theme (harem highschool romance), is generally quite common ...
Dec 24, 2010
Mixed Feelings
Ah, the harem genre.

One lovable loser who through some bizarre circumstances ends up surrounded by a group of gorgeous women who all proceed to fall in love with him somehow; and then our protagonist must make the difficult choice of picking the one female cast member to call his own.

While it was always a stupid and sexist premise, it proved to be a very popular format (for an almost entirely male audience). And so, many titles made use of the formula with little to no variation. While these titles lacked creativity, they were still profitable and that allowed the same basic story to be ...
Sep 6, 2018
To Heart is the forgotten predecessor to Clannad and the early formula to archetypal dating simulations. There’s a guy surrounded by a bunch of cute girls, with a boring personality, but every few episodes leads to an arc that makes the girls exceedingly interesting or just plain Janes that ONLY have their moe points going for them and nothing further.

• The pacing is probably the most terrible part of the first season of To Heart. Everything moves at a colossally languid speed, to the point that I preferred watching the English dub to the sub to avoid falling asleep at some points.

• It was similar ...

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