Bocchi the Rock!

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Japanese: ぼっち・ざ・ろっく!
English: Bocchi the Rock!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2022 to Dec 25, 2022
Premiered: Fall 2022
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Houbunsha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: CloverWorks
Source: 4-koma manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, MusicMusic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.951 (scored by 160562160,562 users)
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Ranked: #142
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #707
Members: 301,456
Favorites: 14,279

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Yearning to make friends and perform live with a band, lonely and socially anxious Hitori "Bocchi" Gotou devotes her time to playing the guitar. On a fateful day, Bocchi meets the outgoing drummer Nijika Ijichi, who invites her to join Kessoku Band when their guitarist, Ikuyo Kita, flees before their first show. Soon after, Bocchi meets her final bandmate—the cool bassist Ryou Yamada.

Although their first performance together is subpar, the girls feel empowered by their shared love for music, and they are soon rejoined by Kita. Finding happiness in performing, Bocchi and her bandmates put their hearts into improving as musicians while making the most of their fleeting high school days.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Umehara, Shouta
Saitou, Keiichirou
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Fujita, Akiko
Sound Director
Fujiwara, Yoshiyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Seishun Complex (青春コンプレックス)" by Kessoku Band (結束バンド)

Ending Theme

1: "Distortion!!" by Kessoku Band (結束バンド) (eps 1-3)
2: "Karakara (カラカラ)" by Kessoku Band (結束バンド) (eps 4-7)
3: "Nani ga Warui (なにが悪い)" by Kessoku Band (結束バンド) (eps 8-11)
4: "Korogaru Iwa, Kimi ni Asa ga Furu (転がる岩、君に朝が降る)" by Kessoku Band (結束バンド) (eps 12)

Dec 31, 2022
Bocchi the Rock! is an unserious CGDCT show that is mostly famous for having tricky animated segments that make good twitter memes, and a JUST LIKE ME protagonist! This is Bocchi za rokku! It totally rocks! I've been told many good things about this one: Firstly that its the only anime to get musicians right, and secondly that its the most unique looking anime ever. ALL TIME BABY.

i dont like it

While other CGDCT usually handle their characters more flippantly to focus on *other* details, Bocchi the Flop expects you to take a cast of cotton-candy-hair colored waifus wholeheartedly. They are really good characters though, with ...
Dec 24, 2022
HeroAca and Blue Lock? Sorry...I don't do Shonen stuff.
Spy x Family? Even though I have a family, I don't fall into that category.
Mob Psycho 100? Great conclusion from the manga that's finally translated to the anime, but I'm not all that psychic to begin with.
Bleach: Sennen Kessen-hen a.k.a Thousand-Year Blood War? I'll let you have your moment of glory just right behind Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.
Do It Yourself!!, Yama no Susume? We can be buddies in the same theme, just doing different things!

The Fall 2022 season has really seen its fair share of past and new juggernaut ...
Dec 24, 2022
ANIME OF THE SEASON, if not THE YEAR. Words cannot express how much this show has grown into me. Like Hitori "Bocchi" Gotou is literally the most relatable character FR FR.

I'm guessing you have heard of the show by now, whether through memes, screenshots, recommendations from others, or simply by chance while looking for shows to watch. With that said, what makes this show stand out from the crowd is its sudden surge in popularity, whether you like it or not?

Point 1: Bocchi is literally me. (Insert Literally Me copypasta)

I'm sure you're wondering who Bocchi is and what makes her so special and unique ...

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