Ojou to Banken-kun


A Girl & Her Guard Dog

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: お嬢と番犬くん
English: A Girl & Her Guard Dog
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 29, 2023 to Dec 22, 2023
Premiered: Fall 2023
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Project No.9
Source: Manga
Genre: RomanceRomance
Themes: Organized CrimeOrganized Crime, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 5.661 (scored by 2271622,716 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #110422
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2636
Members: 68,855
Favorites: 493

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Synopsis

When Isaku Senagaki was five years old, the death of her parents left her to be raised by her yakuza boss grandfather, Tasuke. Now preparing to enter high school, Isaku is determined to start fresh with an honest attempt at having a normal high school experience. All she wants is to be able to make friends and find love without being defined by her connection to the yakuza.

But Isaku's dreams are thwarted when her overprotective caretaker, 26-year-old Keiya Utou, takes it upon himself to enroll in Isaku's school by bribing the school administration. While Isaku yearns for a reciprocated love, she is trapped in a one-sided infatuation with Keiya, who only sees her as the boss's granddaughter he helped raise. Her longing for a normal life becomes a constant battle, and breaking free from her heart's grip is far more challenging than it sounds, as Keiya's overprotectiveness and disregard for her boundaries make it almost impossible to move on.

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Background

Ojou to Banken-kun was released on Blu-ray in three volumes from January 17, 2024, to March 20, 2024.

Characters & Voice Actors

Utou, Keiya

Main
Umehara, Yuuichirou
Japanese

Senagaki, Isaku

Main
Kitou, Akari
Japanese

Tanuki, Mikio

Supporting
Enoki, Junya
Japanese

Andou

Supporting
Ueda, Hitomi
Japanese

Katsuki

Supporting
Aoyama, Yoshino
Japanese

Harasaki

Supporting
Nemoto, Miyari
Japanese

Fujita

Supporting
Nakamura, Kanna
Japanese

Sekiya, Kaori

Supporting
Nakahara, Mai
Japanese

Tamaru

Supporting
Ishiya, Haruki
Japanese

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Opening Theme

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"Suki ni Naccha Dame na Hito (好きになっちゃダメな人)" by Masayoshi Ooishi (オーイシマサヨシ)
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Ending Theme

"Magie×Magie" by Akari Kitou (鬼頭明里)




Reviews

Dec 21, 2023
I don't know why this is getting a lot of hate. I loved it. It was a cute, funny, actiony anime. You can't go wrong with that. And, for the ones that say that it's a p*do and a girl, you're wrong and haven't watched the full anime. It was good fun!

The story was good. I loved it. Yakuza meets high school(?). I don't know, but it was fun!

The characters are great too. We might need a backstory on the girl's friends, but apart from that, they were great!

The art and animation is a bit mixed...

I recommend this anime.
Dec 22, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Ok so, the big controversy about this anime is the age gap. Everyone is making a big fuss about it, but I won't get into any of that in this review. I am personally ok with such age gaps and rather enjoy them even; if you're not and are absolutely convinced that it is not ok, just skip over this anime.

Alright, starting this review, I have been excited about this anime since last year and I couldn't really wait to see it because I felt like ugh, finally a classic, typical, shoujo plot. We've been missing those for a really long while now. After having ...
Dec 21, 2023
A Girl & Her Guard Dog - a case of deja vu from an author who struggles to stand out amongst many similar contemporaries, such that it forces his/her hand to create a derivative that, ironically, becomes so derided from its small community. And don't get me started on the appalling production values just yet.

Meet a mangaka who goes by the pseudonym name Hatsuharu. The context in which the author's works since 2013 have been growing from oneshots to small manga series serving the Shoujo market in the romance genre. But as you know, the romance genre is one of the most popular yet oversaturated ...

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