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Synonyms: A-Channel: The Animation
Japanese: Aチャンネル
English: A-Channel
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2011 to Jun 24, 2011
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:40 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Gokumi
Source: 4-koma manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.931 (scored by 4441344,413 users)
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Ranked: #44442
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Popularity: #2055
Members: 99,657
Favorites: 305

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Tooru and Run have been best friends forever, so when Tooru learns that she's managed to get into the same high school as Run, she runs to tell her... only to find Run in a compromising position with yet another girl, Yuko. Needless to say, that makes things a bit awkward at school, with Tooru fending off those who might be interested in Run while Yuko and their other girlfriend, Nagi, have to deal with Run's own penchant for drama.

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)


Pre-aired on April 6, 2011. The regular TV broadcast started on April 8, 2011.

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Opening Theme

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"Morning Arch" by Marina Kawano

Ending Theme

1: "Humming Girl (ハミングガール)" by Kaori Fukuhara, Aoi Yuuki, Yumi Uchiyama, and Minako Kotobuki (eps 1-11)
2: "Harukaze no Kagaku (はるかぜの化学)" by Kaori Fukuhara, Aoi Yuuki, Yumi Uchiyama, and Minako Kotobuki (eps 12)


Mar 19, 2022
So I just finished watching and I gotta say I really loved it, and going by mal scores it’s super underrated and also one of the biggest differences in scores I’ve given since I gave it a 9 and it’s not even at a 7. I don’t expect it to be that highly rated but I would of thought a gem like this would be at like a 7.5 at least

It’s not hilarious but it’s funny but also touching and had me smiling more than I was laughing, it’s got a great cast of characters and they play off each other brilliantly, they aren’t ...
Nov 26, 2023
Mixed Feelings
I enjoyed the "light" comedy, even though i don't find it unique...
It follows a more traditional slice-of-life formula, and some plot (to not say all) developments are predictable. However, enjoyment often comes from the charming character interactions, lighthearted humor, and the overall feel-good atmosphere rather than unexpected twists.
The art style is bright, colorful, and generally fitting for its genre. It complements the lighthearted nature of the series :3
While the characters are not exceptionally complex, they are well-rounded in the context of a comedy. Each character has distinct personality traits, quirks, and dynamics that contribute to the overall comedic and "heartwarming" tone of the series.
Enjoyable, ...
Sep 11, 2022
If you’ve seen any slice of life anime, you’ve already seen A-Channel.

I had strangely high hopes for this anime despite the average rating. However, after marathoning the series, I can safely say that my high expectations were hit with a swift kick of reality. A-Channel is basically Lucky Star…except without the cute characters and the comedy.

To start, the art style is only mediocre. The art style is often the driving point of any slice of life anime. Even with horrible writing and a cliche plot, at least the characters are cute and moe, right? WRONG. Every character in A-Channel looks the same, which ...

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