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Nichijou: Nichijou no 0-wa

Alternative Titles

English: My Ordinary Life Episode 0
Synonyms: Nichijou Episode 0, Nichijou OVA, Everyday
Japanese: 日常の0話


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 12, 2011
Producers: Animation Do
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Kyoto Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 22 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.401 (scored by 29,402 users)
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Ranked: #20892
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Popularity: #1675
Members: 53,093
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While the title suggests a story of simple, everyday school life, the contents are more the opposite. The setting is a strange school where you may see the principal wrestle a deer or a robot's arm hide a rollcake. However there are still normal stories, like making a card castle or taking a test you didn't study for.


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Hatta, Hideaki
Senami, Riri
Assistant Producer
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Director, Storyboard
Sasaki, Sayaka
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"Nichijou no 0-wa (日常の0話)" by Sayaka Sasaki

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Apr 2, 2011
Pera (All reviews)
This was a decent episode to show what this anime will offer you when it start's airing in April. It showed a world where everything isn't the way it seems. Where you have a cat that can talk, a student who's a robot and a little child who seems to be a scientist or a doktor.

The characters in this episode are both adrorable and fun watching.
So if you like slice of life slash comedy anime's or if you liked Lucky Star then you should check this episode out.
Sep 2, 2013
lucymanola (All reviews)
Okay, I do not understand what this 'episode 0' is about. Skip this episode and go directly to watch episodes 1-26, because this one has nothing to do with the actual anime; it's just some try-to-be for the REAL anime. Believe me, this episode is not worth watching. PLUS it makes you think the following episodes will be all like that, when it isn't like that at all.

This first episode is boring, the music, the expressions, it's all boring. Unlike the following episodes, which are all amazing and perfectly well-done and I couldn't stop laughing with all of them. It's as if this had read more
Apr 27, 2011
Firechick12012 (All reviews)
I give this scrawny little OVA a 70/100

We all know Kyoto Animation, don't we? The famous anime production company quite well known for making Key's visual novels (namely Air, Kanon, and Clannad) and ridiculous slice of life moe manga (Lucky Star, K-On, etc.) into anime, all of which become their cash cows. Quite honestly, I prefer them when they're doing visual novel adaptations, not adaptations of moe/slice of life manga. To me, Lucky Star was great, K-On the first season was okay, K-On the 2nd season was just tedious to get through, and now there's this anime, Nichijou (My Ordinary Life as dubbed by Crunchyroll).

I read more
Feb 8, 2017
Valenthyne (All reviews)
Welcome to Nichijou Beta!

"Episode 0" is a fairly accurate title for this OVA, as it's a part of the Nichijou series yet oddly unfamiliar in many ways. You're certainly not wasting your time by watching it, but don't expect the same experience going into the main series.

Quite a few things stood out as dissimilar to me. For starters, the episode was way slower than your standard Nichijou experience, with less events, skits, and transitions involved. Rather than the episodic division into several "parts", only three events were shown (one with Yuuko & Mio, one with the Shinonome family, and one with the entire Trio Sucharaka). read more


Recent News

KyoAni's OVA Nichijou Postponed Until March

According to Kadokawa Shoten, the release of Nichijou OVA episode 0 was postponed until March 2011. It was initially announced to be released in January 2011. Source...read more

KyoAni To Animate Manga Nichijou [Update May 24]

KyoAni To Animate Manga Nichijou [Update May 24]

According to Shonen Ace July issue, Arawi Keiichi's comedy manga Nichijou was announced to get an anime adaptation. The production studio is Kyoto Animation. It...read more

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Nichijou Episode 0 Discussion ( 1 2 )
stevewiess01 - Mar 14, 2011
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Feb 12, 9:29 PM
Kyoto Animation reveals PV of Nichijou's Episode 0 (OAD)
stevewiess01 - Nov 26, 2010
3 replies by kaworu-nagisa »»
Mar 14, 2011 2:40 PM