Fuufu Ijou, Koibito Miman.

More than a married couple, but not lovers.

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Synonyms: More than a Couple, Less than Lovers., Fuukoi
Japanese: 夫婦以上、恋人未満。
English: More than a married couple, but not lovers.
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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 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: studio MOTHER
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.611 (scored by 8900289,002 users)
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Ranked: #13772
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Popularity: #1064
Members: 201,433
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Third-year high school student Jirou Yakuin is in love with his childhood friend and classmate, Shiori Sakurazaka. Thus, he hopes to be paired with her for the "marriage practical": their school's practice of randomly selecting boy-girl pairs to live as pretend married couples while monitoring and rating them on how close they have gotten. Meanwhile, the lively Akari Watanabe wants to be assigned to her crush, the popular and good-looking Minami Tenjin.

Much to their dismay, Jirou and Akari find out that not only have they been paired together, but so have Shiori and Minami! Determined to be with their crushes, Jirou and Akari strive to earn as many points as possible, as the top 10 pairs earn the right to switch their partners—so long as both couples agree.

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1: "Stuck on you" by Nowlu (eps 1-11)
2: "Swallows" by Nowlu (eps 12)

Dec 25, 2022
I am minimally curious about how enjoyable this “marriage practical” thing would be if it actually was a real thing in real life. Things would be spicy in school, the tea would be spilling nonstop, and it would genuinely be really entertaining to watch the gong show unfold. Sadly, in this anime, this “spicy” premise of the marriage practical felt merely like a farce, and didn’t contribute much to the story other than the first few episodes. After that, it turned into a very generic romcom, but so, so frustrating to watch. Time after time I find myself pausing the episode just to facepalm and ...
Dec 25, 2022
The synopsis of "More than a married couple, but not lovers" suggests that this show probably won't be anything deep, but rather light, enjoyable, relaxing rom-com. For real - how can so ridiculous concepts like "marriage practical" be treated seriously? This premise, however, seems to be pretty original, comparing it to other similar shows. The closest matches are probably Nisekoi and Koi to Uso (forced marriage/pairing), but none of these shows treated this theme in this type of way.

[Story - 7]

I appreciate the original take when it comes to marriage practical theme. Even if it seems funny, or even stupid in the synopsis, it works ...
Dec 25, 2022
What is trash? Is it a dumpster fire, or something that absolutely is worth its name upon that symbolizes something else?

In AniManga, we have seen our fair share of trash, or even dumpster fire shows over the years promising something different but with the outcome already written on the wall, and Jim George's quote of "It’s not how you start that’s important, but how you finish!" rings true for all works. This is especially important for works that people have waited eons to get an anime adaptation, and for me, that show is mangaka Yuuki Kanamari's Fuufu Ijou, Koibito Miman. a.k.a More Than a Married ...

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