Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai


OreImo

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Synonyms: My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute
Japanese: 俺の妹がこんなに可愛いわけがない
English: OreImo
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2010 to Dec 19, 2010
Premiered: Fall 2010
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: AIC Build
Source: Light novel
Genre: ComedyComedy
Theme: Otaku CultureOtaku Culture
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.951 (scored by 387574387,574 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #45062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #294
Members: 684,570
Favorites: 4,476

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Synopsis

Kirino Kousaka embodies the ideal student with equally entrancing looks. Her grades are near perfect, and to cover her personal expenses, she works as a professional model alongside her best friend Ayase Aragaki, who abhors liars and all things otaku. But what Ayase doesn't know is that Kirino harbors a deep, entrenched secret that will soon be brought to light.

At home one day, Kyousuke, Kirino's perfectly average brother, stumbles upon an erotic game that belongs to none other than his seemingly flawless little sister. With her reputation at stake, Kirino places a gag order on her sibling while simultaneously introducing him to the world of eroge and anime. Through Kirino, Kyousuke encounters the gothic lolita Ruri Gokou and the bespectacled otaku Saori Makishima, thus jump-starting an entirely new lifestyle. But as he becomes more and more involved in his little sister's secret life, it becomes that much harder to keep under wraps.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai also has a drama CD, a radio show and video games based on the franchise.

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Ending Theme

1: "Imouto Please! (妹プリ~ズ!)" by Ayana Taketatsu (eps 1)
2: "Shine!" by Ayana Taketatsu (eps 2)
3: "Horaizumu (ほらいずむ)" by Ayana Taketatsu (eps 3)
4: "Shiroi Kokoro (白いココロ)" by Saori Hayami (eps 4)
5: "Orange (オレンジ)" by Ayana Taketatsu (eps 5)
6: "MAEGAMI (マエガミ☆)" by Satomi Satou (eps 6)
7: "Masquerade!" by Kana Hanazawa (eps 7)
8: "KAMEREON DAUGHTER (カメレオンドーター)" by Hitomi Nabatame (eps 8)
9: "Suki nanda mon!! (好きなんだもん!!)" by Ayana Taketatsu (eps 9)
10: "Iie, Tomu wa Imouto ni Taishite Seiteki na Koufun wo Oboete imasu (いいえ、トムは妹に対して性的な興奮をおぼえています)" by Yukari Tamura (eps 10)
11: "AKIHABARA Dance Now!! (アキハバラ☆だんす☆なう!!)" by Ayana Taketatsu, Kana Hanazawa, and Hitomi Nabatame (eps 11)
12: "Tadaima (ただいま。)" by Ayana Taketatsu (eps 12)




Reviews

Aug 4, 2012
'Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai' (Long titles for the win) is one of those animes I just can't figure out. On the surface it appears to be an anime about a brother and a sister who struggle to realise their feelings for each other. But in reality it is about much more than that. We have a good chunk of the story here focused on anime and the world of otakus as well as the friendships that one can gain simply by going outside and meeting new people.

That said, the plot's main purpose is to of course present us the ...
Dec 28, 2010
Mixed Feelings
Every season we seem to get that one show that has all the buzz and word of mouth about it from the anime community. This time most of that was centered on this anime, Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai. I will admit that from the first time I saw details of this show pop up I was not to thrilled with its prospects, but the hype over the show was too much to ignore and I decided to give it a go. In the end I am left wonder just what was all the fuss about?

From the start ...
Dec 20, 2010
Ore no Imouto is an uncommon example of a show that has fantastic production, but abominable execution. The concept is fairly original, featuring a younger sister who has a problem fitting in society as a high achieving student who is also balancing a hobby for collecting and playing imouto-themed eroge. While the show is beautiful with its detailed character/background designs, unique EDs for each episode, and decent voice acting, the show amounts to being almost completely worthless and an insult to the representation of otaku culture and the associated stigmas.

Let's start off with the single worst thing about this show: Kirino. Kirino is many ...

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