Minami-ke Okaeri

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Japanese: みなみけ おかえり


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2009 to Mar 30, 2009
Premiered: Winter 2009
Broadcast: Mondays at 01:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: asread.
Source: Manga
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, ComedyComedy, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.571 (scored by 3222632,226 users)
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Ranked: #13872
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Popularity: #2163
Members: 61,270
Favorites: 54

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A year has passed since Okawari and the three sisters have grown up. Their likings and moods are almost the same. Haruka, the older sister, is a love-giving mother to the younger sisters and a discipline follower. Kana, the middle one, leaves everything to the last possible moment and always gives trouble to the trio. Chiaki, the little one, is the calculating and manipulating one; she likes to be admired and loved by Haruka and always gives trouble to the less blessed Kana. Despite being an unbalanced family, they love each other with all their heart. The family's daily life is as funny as ever; trouble and love are always present. Now it's time to see if they'll survive this age change since Haruka is now a young adult; she has even more responsibilities, having to watch over the young while integrating into the adult life.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Morinaga, Rika

Uchida, Yuka

Kitamura, Eri


Saitou, Ayaka


Kakihara, Tetsuya

Minami, Natsuki

Yoshino, Hiroyuki


Oikawa, Kei
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Hashiguchi, Yousuke
Episode Director
Suzuki, Kaoru
Episode Director


Opening Theme

"Keikenchi Soku Joujou↑↑ (経験値速上々↑↑)" by Rina Satou, Marina Inoue & Minori Chihara

Ending Theme

"Zettai Colorful Sengen (絶対カラフル宣言)" by Rina Satou, Marina Inoue & Minori Chihara

Apr 17, 2009
verayo (All reviews)
Since the 2nd season of Minami-ke was a let down, this third season, Minami-ke Okaeri, was expected to bring back the enjoyment experienced from the 1st season. Good news is that it's really improved. The OP and ED is back to being good, and the show is now much more fun and interesting with the increased comedy and the cute developments. The character designs and animation has been modified again. According to some news I read before Okaeri came out, the producers tried to bring it close to the look of the 1st season and I'm glad to say that it didn't turn read more
Jul 7, 2011
Chai_ (All reviews)
Its basically a slice of life, comedy anime. Very chill.

General Plot/Story:
There is no overall plot or goal. No plot arcs. Just shows how 3 sisters live together in their apartment, go to school and have fun with their friends. Strictly episodic. In fact, each episode is kinda segmented too; dealing with a specific story. Story-wise its similar to Azumanga Diaoh. The only difference is that in Minami-ke, the minamis interact as a family whereas in AD its all about friends. Never felt the story dragged.

The slice-of-life part is done very well. Like very, very well. You know how many animes have the typical 'school read more
Jan 16, 2016
Notshane (All reviews)
Man, compared to Okawari, this one is a breath of FRESH air. However, since they didn't do a whole lot of changes, I won't have a very long review like I did with the last two.

Right off the bat, they appear to have embraced the art style of the better season again! However, they unfortunately kept the redesigned characters of the second, so they all now just appear as though it were season one again. Even the backgrounds look more cheerful and colorful as they did in season one! Truly, this is a faithful new season in every good way.

My only complaint with this new read more
Apr 26, 2009
minimiau (All reviews)
Well... this season of Minami ke series isnt compare to the other two series. I like much Okawari and Mikami ke first season

The story is a quite slow, sometimes I got boresd and I didnt finish see all complete chapter. I think is the most slowly story of the 3 seasons.

The art is good, for me and that good for me, no more things to say. Is the same in sound. But... talking about sound I like the ending, the music and the song was so god, I like it. The opening was good, but was so strange that the studio put the opening read more

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