Ganbare Douki-chan

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Synonyms: Do Your Best, Douki-chan, Senpai is Mine
Japanese: がんばれ同期ちゃん


Type: ONA
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 20, 2021 to Dec 6, 2021
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: AtelierPontdarc
Source: Web manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, EcchiEcchi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, Romantic SubtextRomantic Subtext, WorkplaceWorkplace
Duration: 5 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.521 (scored by 4703447,034 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #68652
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1968
Members: 108,346
Favorites: 296

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Douki-chan is a respectable office worker with one goal: to seduce her coworker Douki-kun. Unfortunately, this proves to be easier said than done, as her plans are constantly thwarted by Kouhai-chan and Senpai-san—her two love rivals who will stop at nothing to gain the affection of their beloved colleague first. Douki-chan will need all the luck she can get to surpass her competition and win Douki-kun's heart.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Ganbare Douki-chan was released on Blu-ray in Japan on December 24, 2021.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Hieda, Nene


Uesaka, Sumire


Seto, Asami


Enoki, Junya


Yoshikawa, Tsunaki
Koga, Kazuomi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Naya, Ryousuke
Sound Director
Hieda, Nene
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Ending Theme

"Lady Go" by Douki-chan (CV: Nene Hieda)


Oct 8, 2023
"Ganbare Douki-chan" is a series of short 5 minute episodes making it an easy watch from start to finish in one sitting taking more or less 1 hour in total to complete the anime. Having this in mind this anime will obviously not have a top notch world building or development due to not having the time for such things. This show is above anything a casual wholesome watch to just enjoy at surface level.

Plot: "Ganbare Douki-chan" is in it's essence a slice-of-life romcom anime and the plot basically consists of our main character Douki-chan a typical office worker and her constant attempts to seduce ...
Dec 5, 2021
Mixed Feelings
*Contains some spoilers*

I like my short anime. Many of them manage to get things done in a slither of time compared to some lengthier shows and can successfully create a good atmosphere with only 5-10 minutes per episode. Ganbare Douki-chan, whilst still pretty wholesome and sweet, personally did not quite live up to expectations. Twelve weeks of absolutely nothing. You know something feels off when an anime short such as this, feels almost like a waste of your time.

The shows duration says it runs for five minutes, but we would be lucky to get HALF that amount of time spent on something that's not ...
Oct 18, 2023
This was disappointing and frustrating to watch. It is a short series with even shorter episodes. You would think there would be some real development, but it fails to meet the smallest of expectations. No development. No story. No character building. Every situation had predictable endings.

All it has going is the artwork for the female characters. Why in hell, does the ML not have a face and no one has names?!. It’s like the writer couldn’t be bothered with it.

My Tiny Senpai was waaaaaay better. I say don’t waste your time on this and watch My Tiny Senpai instead.

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