Otogi Story Tenshi no Shippo

Angel Tales

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Synonyms: Angel's Tail, Fairy Tale Angel Tail, Angel Tails
Japanese: おとぎストーリー 天使のしっぽ
English: Angel Tales
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2001 to Dec 20, 2001
Premiered: Fall 2001
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Lantis
Studios: Tokyo Kids
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Theme: HaremHarem
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.611 (scored by 63386,338 users)
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Ranked: #68582
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Popularity: #5345
Members: 15,764
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Goro's down on his luck. He keeps losing jobs and has little money. One day he meets a fortune-teller outside of a pet store who predicts that his luck will change. That night three girls appear in his appartment claiming to be his guardian angels. Soon a total of twelve girls appear to help him, each one a reincarnation of a deceased pet once owned by Goro.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nogawa, Sakura


Tanaka, Rie


Oosawa, Chiaki


Kawasumi, Ayako


Hirano, Aya


Inoue, Shunji
Ochi, Kazuhiro
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Yoshida, Tomohiro
Sound Director
Ooba, Hideaki
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Tenshi no Shippo" by P.E.T.S.

Ending Theme

"One Drop" by Sakura Nogawa


Dec 18, 2014
Well, talk about another underrated series.

Angel Tales, is a very simple anime. It's just that. No huge plot-twists, no useless drama, useless elements, nothing. It's just a king of a harem anime.

Shortly put, our story starts with Goro Mutsumi, a young man with a bad luck. In his past, he took great care of lonely, stray, wounded pets, (in total 12 of them) and they wanted to repay his kindness by being his guardian angels. Simple, no?

Art is nothing outstanding, since it was a 2001 anime, still it was not outdated for it's time. Bandai Visual was lovely again.

Sound, this is where ...
Jan 29, 2012
I remember watching a few episodes of this anime as a child an is probably the first harem romance anime I have ever watched. I found tenshi no shippo quite enjoyable and nostalgic.
It is about a young man named Goro who is your typical kind harem protagonist. He is a loser who recently lost his job and quite unlucky but his luck starts to change when he meets three beautiful girls who turns out to be his guardian angels. We later find out the the girls are reincarnated versions of animals Goro helped or took care of in the past so they decide to repay ...
Jun 25, 2012
Mixed Feelings
The show itself is so cute and I fell in love with some of the characters. Having said this, it’s good to note that this show is pretty much a copy cat of every other harem out there. The story line is not that much different then all the others and it gets hard to keep things in line with 12 girls all over the place. It was hard to keep them all straight though because it seemed that there were more characters coming out of the wood work as the story went on. I don’t want to have to have a list with every ...

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