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Natsu no Arashi! Akinaichuu


Alternative Titles

English: Summer Storm! Open for Business
Synonyms: Natsu no Arashi! 2, Natsu no Arashi! Akinai-chuu
Japanese: 夏のあらし!春夏冬中

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2009 to Dec 28, 2009
Premiered: Fall 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo Music, GANSIS
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Shaft
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.451 (scored by 5,226 users)
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Ranked: #17552
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Popularity: #2749
Members: 12,070
Favorites: 6
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

The summer of a man's boyhood memories continue. Still on the cusp between childhood and being a man, he has linked with the ghost of a young woman from the World War 2 era. She, and the ghosts of other young ladies from that time, continue adventures alongside their linked partners, learning more about each other and travelling through time via their supernatural connection. While he struggles to see his crush on her come to fruition, meanwhile his friend—a girl his age, pretending to be a boy—seeks his attention as well.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Arashiyama, Sayoko
Arashiyama, Sayoko
Main
Shiraishi, Ryoko
Japanese
Shiraishi, Ryoko
Kamigamo, Jun
Kamigamo, Jun
Main
Omigawa, Chiaki
Japanese
Omigawa, Chiaki
Yasaka, Hajime
Yasaka, Hajime
Main
Sanpei, Yuuko
Japanese
Sanpei, Yuuko
Bergmann, Kaja
Bergmann, Kaja
Main
Nazuka, Kaori
Japanese
Nazuka, Kaori

Staff

Oonuma, Shin
Oonuma, Shin
Co-Director
Miyamoto, Junnosuke
Miyamoto, Junnosuke
Producer
Ooshima, Miku
Ooshima, Miku
Assistant Producer
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Director


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"Oyasumi Paradox (おやすみパラドックス)" by Etsuko Yakushimaru

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#1: "Otome no Junjo (乙女の順序)" by Ryoko Shiraishi, Kaori Nazuka, Ai Nonaka & Yui Horie (eps 1-9, 11-13)
#2: "Hito Natsu no Keiken (ひと夏の経験)" by Ryoko Shiraishi (ep 10)




More reviewsReviews

Elm
Dec 30, 2009
Short summary:

Not as good as the first season, but still worth watching.

Long summary:

Season 1 of Natsu no Arashi!, if I had to describe it in one sentence, was a captivating mixture of drama, romance, comedy, and some action with a quirky "retro but modern" feel. Akinaichuu manages to retain all these things to varying degrees, but unfortunately ends up falling a bit short of matching season 1.

Story: (6 - Fair)
The concept of Arashi and Hajime traveling back in time to the World War II era to save people was a big part of Season 1. However, for most of the first portion of Akinaichuu, this read more
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13lueH0ur
Mar 22, 2015
We were young once; wishing that summer would last forever, getting worried over the most trivial matters, falling in love with the wrong people, and thinking we knew everything. And then comes that certain age when we are confronted by the ghosts of our past to remind us that it was that rose-colored youth which shaped who we are today. Caught in the crossroads of growing up, reminiscence is a therapy session we all could use every now and then. So grab the nearest ghost of the past, and jump straight into two seasons of Natsu no Arashi’s unconventional ride of history-redefining proportions.

STORY - 6

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ktulu007
Feb 25, 2015
Not long ago I looked at the first series of Natsu no Arashi. It was okay, suffering quite a bit from tonal problems, repeating an episode basically wholesale and some jokes that didn't work, but it also had quite a few good points and it was decent overall. So, does the second series improve on any of those aspects? Does it degrade? Let's take a look and see how it compares.

Story:

The story continues with Arashi, Hajime and everyone else working at the cafe. This series does drop the attempts at dramatic stories about their time traveling and goes completely into comedic mode. Which is what read more
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Chibi_Hige
Dec 30, 2009
"Shio kudasai!" .... salt please

Even a line as simple as that was made incredibly hilarious (much to my surprise) as I was constantly made to laugh throughout the whole series. There are many slap-stick quality jokes embedded in the show but most of them were original, which I appreciated. It was definitely unique and I have never seen a show quite like it (whether comparing it as a comedy or just the plot). Although the story is fairly decent, it wasn't the best but everything else made up for it, but then again everyone's opinion differs.

Comedy, for this series, was definitely its strong point but read more
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