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Japanese: ひよ恋


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 30, 2010
Producers: Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genre: RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 22 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.271 (scored by 4934649,346 users)
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Ranked: #28672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2172
Members: 95,940
Favorites: 163


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Hiyori, a small and timid girl, goes to school for the first time in a year since an accident left her hospitalized. Follow her as she struggles with her social skills, tries to make friends and maybe even a little bit more...?

(Source: One Manga)


Premiered at the "Natsu Doki-Ribon-kko Party 55" (夏ドキッ★りぼんっ子パーティー55) event in Tokyo on July 30, 2010. The event also ran in Osaka on August 6 and Nagoya on August 19. It was later released on DVD and bundled with the November issue of Shoujo Magazine Ribon.

Characters & Voice Actors


Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Yukimaru, Moe
Original Creator


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Feb 24, 2011
Hiyokoi is a nice and relaxing anime, its just a 1OVA Special. This is an adaptation of the manga, this OVA covers basically chapter 1 of the manga and thats it. The story is interesting, Hiyori is a really shy and small girl who had an accident and could not come to school. She was hit by a truck and was hospitalized, it is still a mystery to me how someone this small could be hit. That needs good aim lol. Anyways she comes back to school and as you might expect its not too good because of her shyness, her socials skills are low. ...
Nov 15, 2010
This anime is based on the manga. Hiyokoi is about a 15 year old girl who wasn't been to her highschool for a long time. She is a very shy person and is 140cm ( SMALL!! ). A guy in her class called Yuushin suddenly comes in the classroom when she introduced to herself. After that, they both sat near to each other. Could this be love?? ; D I only watched Hiyokoi without in sub titles. I understand a bit since I've read the manga. The movie seems a bit 'too' rushed. It was kind of boring. The manga is more interesting.
Jan 7, 2013
Mixed Feelings

A fairly generic, 'delinquent type boy meets timid, shy girl', storyline. Not much content, but then, it was a single 20 minute OVA. [6/10]


Art was in a shojo sort of style, large eyes and very cute animation. [7/10]



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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Hiyokoi Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Kanade-chan - Oct 4, 2010
93 repliesby GakutoDeathGlare »»
May 9, 2022 11:01 PM
Episode 2?
kitsune-peachy - Nov 8, 2012
5 repliesby Drumbottle »»
May 1, 2022 3:31 AM
Hiyokoi 2 on already starting?
Nozila - Mar 19, 2011
5 repliesby chris5462 »»
Feb 13, 2013 5:56 AM
Shouldn't this be an OVA instead of a Movie?
shuffleair - Dec 30, 2010
1 repliesby PerlaNemesis »»
Feb 4, 2011 7:28 AM
Give me TV Series~~
Nozila - Nov 30, 2010
1 repliesby MermaidGalaxies »»
Dec 12, 2010 11:15 PM