Spy x Family

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Japanese: SPY×FAMILY


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 2022 to Jun 25, 2022
Premiered: Spring 2022
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, Award WinningAward Winning, ComedyComedy
Theme: ChildcareChildcare
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.551 (scored by 924359924,359 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1042
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #72
Members: 1,509,666
Favorites: 38,949

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Corrupt politicians, frenzied nationalists, and other warmongering forces constantly jeopardize the thin veneer of peace between neighboring countries Ostania and Westalis. In spite of their plots, renowned spy and master of disguise "Twilight" fulfills dangerous missions one after another in the hope that no child will have to experience the horrors of war.

In the bustling Ostanian city of Berlint, Twilight dons the alias of "Loid Forger," an esteemed psychiatrist. However, his true intention is to gather intelligence on prominent politician Donovan Desmond, who only appears rarely in public at his sons' school: the prestigious Eden Academy. Enlisting the help of unmarried city hall clerk Yor Briar to act as his wife and adopting the curious six-year-old orphan Anya as his daughter, Loid enacts his master plan. He will enroll Anya in Eden Academy, where Loid hopes she will excel and give him the opportunity to meet Donovan without arousing suspicion.

Unfortunately for Loid, even a man of his talents has trouble playing the figure of a loving father and husband. And just like Loid is hiding his true identity, Yor—who is an underground assassin known as "Thorn Princess"—and Anya—an esper who can read people's minds—have no plans to disclose their own secrets either. Although this picture-perfect family is founded on deception, the Forgers gradually come to understand that the love they share for one another trumps all else.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Winner of the Anime of the Year (TV Series) at the 2023 Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF).

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Opening Theme

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"Mixed Nuts (ミックスナッツ)" by Official HIGE DANdism (Official髭男dism)

Ending Theme

"Kigeki (喜劇)" by Gen Hoshino (星源野) (eps 2-?)


Jun 25, 2022
Spy x Family is an anime of the year candidate. Yes, I say this with confidence for it managed to exemplify entertainment at consistent quality. It's an anime that sells itself as exactly what it is without misleading the audience. And with such a marketing wheel behind the show, it managed to reach a large audience. There's plenty of reasons why I believe Spy x Family indeed deserves its rating and to be quite honest, this is one of the few anime that I can recommend just about anyone this year.

First, I want to congradulate Tatsuya Endou on putting himself on the map with his ...
Jun 25, 2022
Mixed Feelings

*contains some meaty spoilers from the anime and hints from the manga/for the second part*

“Don’t let the hype ruin you.”

Well, it did.

But it doesn’t mean it’s bad. At least, I have proven myself right that this show isn’t a masterpiece or a masterclass of media after all. I still don’t get the hype that revolves around this show, and I’m kind of sad that the word, “masterpiece” is being beaten up to death. People are just easily pleased these days ...
Dec 21, 2023
Spy × Family is a show about a spy, an assassin and a telepathic child who get together to form a made up family for reasons unknown to each other. And only the child knows the real identities & motivations of the parents, so naturally, many shenanigans unfold. Genius, right? No, because this show is fucking boring. I don’t know how you make such a premise boring, but that’s what they have accomplished here. You know the show Anya watches on TV—Spy Wars, I guarantee that that show is more fun than this one.

Anyway, if you can’t already tell by that nice juicy two ...

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