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Asu no Yoichi!


Alternative Titles

English: Samurai Harem
Synonyms: Ashita no Yoichi!
Japanese: 明日のよいち!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2009 to Mar 27, 2009
Premiered: Winter 2009
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:29 (JST)
Producers: Lantis, TBS, Movic
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: AIC
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.011 (scored by 67,259 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #33982
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #498
Members: 115,072
Favorites: 290
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Synopsis

Yoichi Karasuma has spent all of his life in the mountains, training in the Soaring Wind, Divine Wind swordsmanship style. Under his father’s guidance, he is able to master the technique at the age of 17. With nothing left to learn, Yoichi is sent to a new dojo located in the city so he can continue to train and gain an understanding of modern society.

Unfortunately, Yoichi has no idea how to act or speak to anyone in the present day and acts like a samurai, complete with odd speech and traditional clothing. As he goes to live with the Ikaruga sisters at the dojo, Yoichi, clueless on how to interact with others, is constantly hurtled in hilarious misunderstandings. Asu no Yoichi! follows Yoichi as he stumbles through his new life and tries to learn how to live in the modern world with his new family.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ikaruga, Ayame
Ikaruga, Ayame
Main
Tomatsu, Haruka
Japanese
Tomatsu, Haruka
Karasuma, Yoichi
Karasuma, Yoichi
Main
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Japanese
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Ikaruga, Chihaya
Ikaruga, Chihaya
Main
Tamura, Yukari
Japanese
Tamura, Yukari
Ikaruga, Ibuki
Ikaruga, Ibuki
Main
Satou, Rina
Japanese
Satou, Rina

Staff

Kujou, Rion
Kujou, Rion
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Satou, Hikaru
Satou, Hikaru
Episode Director
Suzuki, Kaoru
Suzuki, Kaoru
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Egao no Riyuu (笑顔の理由)" by meg rock

Edit Ending Theme

"Life and Proud" by Misato Aki




More reviewsReviews

Apr 14, 2009
ManU-Alchemist (All reviews)
Before watching this anime I thought to myself, "This is probably one of those harems ecchi shows where a lot of girls fall for the same guy." Well it was almost that.

Instead of a lot of girls there was only two, Ibuki Ikaruga and Ayame Ikaruga. They fall in love with Yoichi Karasuma. But unlike many harems this anime has a credible storyline. Unknowingly Ibuki has a fiance. After many years he has finally come to wed his belowed. That's basically the jist of it. Yoichi and the girls try to overcome obstacles and challenges that are thrown at them.

AIC is known for creating read more
Aug 4, 2015
ChucriBZ (All reviews)
Asu no Yoichi is an average anime that lacks a lot to be good so off the bat don't watch it but if you want to go ahead and read.

Story
It's a Harem/Ecchi anime so you shouldn't expect anything special from this, the story is about Yoichi an overpowered samurai (but that makes sense because he spent his whole life training to be the best samurai), a samurai that wants to expand his knowledge on other abilities that he doesn't know so his father sends him to a Dojo that specializes in the same ability (really?), he wants to see if they can teach him something read more
Jun 29, 2013
lelelel (All reviews)
First review I’ve done-

It doesn’t matter significantly of what others think about a particular anime. Everyone has their own taste, so in general, a review should be based purely on what you thought about it. Prior to watching Asu no Yoichi!I did a little research on it and came to the conclusion that it’s a harem anime. New to this kind of genre, I took the liberty of trying it and at the end I really enjoyed it.

Asu no Yoichi! Is about a 17 year old samurai who has lived in a rural area for most of his life along with his father and some read more
Mar 28, 2009
setvenx (All reviews)
Im going to start off on a bad note because i feel that this mini series lacked a plot and has a pathetic excuse for one. HOWEVER this anime wasnt particularly bad unless you actually found the plot interesting(like i did) only to be disappointed that it was just to make the synopsis look pretty.

The one thing i did enjoy the most were the characters. Each character of the ikaruga household were unique and was interesting to watch the character development of each individual in the earlier episodes. A definite reason as to why i continued to watch this anime...

The comedy wasnt all as good read more

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