Omamori Himari

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Protective Charm Himari, OmaHima
Japanese: おまもりひまり
English: Omamori Himari
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2010 to Mar 25, 2010
Premiered: Winter 2010
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Zexcs
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance, SupernaturalSupernatural, EcchiEcchi
Themes: HaremHarem, MythologyMythology
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.851 (scored by 116826116,826 users)
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Ranked: #46542
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Popularity: #905
Members: 230,046
Favorites: 723

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Synopsis

After the death of his parents, Yuuto Amakawa lives a pretty ordinary life in the city. The only problem he has to worry about while attending school alongside Rinko, his next-door neighbor, is his cat allergies. That all changes on his sixteenth birthday, when an Ayakashi—a supernatural creature—attacks him for the sins of his ancestors. Luckily, he is saved by Himari, a mysterious cat-woman with a sword, who explains that Yuuto is the scion of a family of demon-slayers, and she is there to protect him now that the charm that kept him hidden from the supernatural forces of the world has lost its power.

Omamori Himari chronicles Yuuto's dealings with the various forces of the supernatural world, as well as the growing number of women that show up on his doorstep, each with their own dark desires. Will Yuuto be able to adjust to his new "exciting" environment? Or will the ghost of his (ancestor's) past catch up with him?

Background

Omamori Himari takes from the first five volumes of its source material with some noticeable deviation in the content and plot, leading to an anime-exclusive finale.

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Staff

Ushiro, Shinji
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Enomoto, Takahiro
Sound Director
Watanabe, Toshinori
Episode Director
Tokumoto, Yoshinobu
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Oshichau zo!! (押しちゃうぞ!!)" by Kawada Ruka, Sakamoto Aya
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Ending Theme

1: "BEAM my BEAM" by Himarinko L. Shizukuesu
2: "BEAM my BEAM" by Ami Koshimizu (eps 7)
3: "BEAM my BEAM" by Iori Nomizu (eps 8)
4: "BEAM my BEAM" by Kei Shindou (eps 9)
5: "BEAM my BEAM" by Asuka Okame (eps 10)
6: "BEAM my BEAM" by Yuki Matsuoka (eps 11)
7: "Sakamichi no Hate" by Daisuke Hirakawa (eps 12)



Feb 3, 2010
Mixed Feelings
A Nyan Koi rip-off? Not really. For those who have read the synopsis and went on that basis, let me stop you there. While the similarities of cat-allergies are familiar to each anime, that's pretty much it that each tale will share.

After episode 1, I was actually surprised to want to watch the next episode due to how close the show stuck to the manga's storyline. With a long line of let-downs in the last year for adaptations, I had made sure not too have to much of an expectation for this show, and I'm glad I did as its proven to be just above ...
May 5, 2010
Yet another ecchi show aired this year proves that trivial things like plot or characters' depth might end solely as a bonus to the brainless fanservice. And I wouldn't mind that!

Omamori Himari, though, was one of the worst and least enjoyable anime shows I've watched lately.

Again, normally, I wouldn't mind fanservice>everything else design, as long as it's at least decent. This anime, though rated R+ lacked it at all!
It's not like I'm watching the show solely of the fanservice purposes, but this one has literally nothing else to offer.

Art isn't horrible, but mediocre at it's best.
Characters' design is tedious and ordinary. Backgrounds are ...
Aug 11, 2012
Mixed Feelings
Ecchi and harem, they go hand in hand in the anime industry and are two of the most popular genres within the otaku culture, but this is widely known, so the question is: Does this anime have anything else to offer other than fan-service?

It's answer is: No, while it does have a plot and has some action mixed into it, this kind of a story could be from a kid's dream for all I know.

So after stating that this has no story where does this enjoyment come from, the fan-service obviously, while plot wise it is bad, the way it introduces characters and creates ...

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