Bocchi the Rock!

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ぼっち・ざ・ろっく!
English: Bocchi the Rock!
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Information

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: Crunchyroll
Studios: CloverWorks
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, MusicMusic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.791 (scored by 346830346,830 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #352
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #381
Members: 575,288
Favorites: 28,009

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Synopsis

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.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Bocchi the Rock! was released on Blu-ray and DVD in six volumes from December 28, 2022, to May 24, 2023.

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Saitou, Keiichirou
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Fujita, Akiko
Sound Director


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Opening Theme

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"青春コンプレックス" by 結束バンド
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Ending Theme

"Distortion!!" by 結束バンド (eps 1-3)
"カラカラ" by 結束バンド (eps 4-7)
"なにが悪い" by 結束バンド (eps 8-11)
"転がる岩、君に朝が降る" by 結束バンド (eps 12)

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Reviews

Dec 24, 2022
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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!
Chainsaw Man? OVERTAKEN and DETHRONED. LIKE A GLORIFIED MIC DROP.

The Fall 2022 season has really seen its fair share of past and new juggernaut ...
Dec 24, 2022
Mixed Feelings
BtR! is a CGDCT anime that has a little bit of a different focus. While these series usually have a specific character who gets more emphasis than the rest, it's not uncommon for the authors to deprioritize our main squeeze in favor of the group, and the stories are largely carefree and relatively plotless. I guess if you were to look to literature, most of these stories would roughly fall under third-person objective as a narrative style. Most of the information conveyed is through character action and dialogue, and it's rare to be subjected to internal monologues at length; in contrast, BtR!—aside from occasional observations ...
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 ...

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