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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: 7.281 (scored by 4813648,136 users)
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Ranked: #26662
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Popularity: #1981
Members: 93,076
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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.

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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.
Jul 29, 2011
This is like a squeezed version of Kimi ni Todoke. As a huge fan of Kimi ni Todoke, I really did enjoy this short show.

Hiyori's shyness is similar to Sawako's even though she seems a little less mature than Sawako. The story, like kimi ni todoke, is told mostly through the inner dialogues of Hiyori. I really liked that part of kimi ni todoke, so I enjoyed it in Hiyokoi too.
The animation and character designs are cute. Cute things these days tend to turn ecchi, but again, like kimi ni todoke, it stays pretty.

The male lead, Hirose, is like a less responsible version of ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

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