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Aug 21, 2007 3:34 PM
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Haha, guest starring: Kugimiya, Rie! That was awesome.

Nice final episode, wish there were more though. Chika is a cute character, just like the others. Yunocchi for instance was so cute when she fell asleep. And Miya-chan owned again, "The word 'plan' does not exist in my dictionary." xD

I enjoyed this show a lot so it gets a 9 from me.

Thx Kina.
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Nov 8, 2007 9:42 AM

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It was really a nice ending. I liked the last scene showing Yuno's dreams about the new year. I give this series a 8.
Nov 26, 2007 6:13 AM

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This series was great. Wish it could have gone on longer. Lol @ the principle santa. Overall I believe this was a good ending though. =)
Nov 26, 2007 6:21 AM
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nOObman said:
This series was great. Wish it could have gone on longer.

Look forward to the second season. (:

Thx Kina.
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Nov 26, 2007 7:56 AM

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cyruz said:
nOObman said:
This series was great. Wish it could have gone on longer.

Look forward to the second season. (:

=O I had no clue they were making a second season. You just made my day great! Thanks!
Dec 9, 2007 10:01 PM

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I hope we get more Kugimiya Rie in the 2nd season.
Aug 4, 2008 8:55 PM

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Great series and great ending. Off to watch the OVA then the 2nd series :D
Sep 12, 2008 5:55 PM

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Was a pretty good series, was worth watching in my mind. I'll be watching the second one, probably starting on it tomorrow.

Oct 19, 2008 12:03 AM

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Ah, much fun! Very happy I watched this series.

The entire bath scene before was quite embarrassing to watch with other people in the room, though. XDD
Dec 20, 2008 4:02 PM

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Wow, Kugimiya Rie. When I heard her voice, it just made my day.

Decent ending, 9/10 from me. ^^
Jan 3, 2009 11:17 AM

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solid 7. was very good watch, very peaceful and all that...
Apr 6, 2009 12:20 PM
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great series, but unfortunately the quality of the first episode remains unmatched. i wonder why they didn't stick that kind of 'information overload' pacing.
May 24, 2009 2:15 AM
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Yeah! Great series 9/10 :D

Kieru... kieru
Sep 21, 2009 10:15 PM
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I like how each episode is dated and they're not exactly in chronological order either. That was fun catching those dates.

So that is Kugimiya Rie! No wonder I thought Chika sounded so familiar right of the bat.

So Sae is a tsundere, lol.

8/10. It was too subtle and boring at times. Overall, very enjoyable slice of life still.

Off to watch special and x365 now. XD
Sep 30, 2009 12:52 AM

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Haha loved the principle and yoshinoba in santa outfit
anyway chika was cute ^^

as i rewatched this series, it does deserve a 9/10 ^^
Oct 3, 2009 3:10 AM

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Thought it was a cute series. Very laid back with some good LOL moments. I give it a 8/10.
Oct 11, 2010 7:40 PM
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Yeah, Chika's so adorable!

Um... since she's at the glass door already...

Whoa. aiming for a kabuki actor.

"I had to everything myself..."

Chika looks slightly taller than Hiro.

Yes, that would be the ideal, Yoshinoya-sensei, but the reality is often different, in my observation.

I wonder if they're playing Fruits Basket rules...

..bored? Was that supposed to be "bored"?

"You can' wait, can you?"

Oh that was so CUTE!

Floorplan mode!


Bent Yoshinoya!


Yeah, Miyako's a survivor...

That's some kind of camera, to take pictures of things like: li'l Yuno holding Nyanta as a mouse firework goes off; Yoshinoya's disembodied head in the corner as Yuno wears that thing with the kanji on it, and sporting Blank White Eyes...

Awwww, stroking Chika's hair...

And it seems Sae bought the snow globe. :)
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Oct 11, 2010 7:44 PM
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post removed; looks like it took after all?
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"Say, Tsukasa, how do you eat a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup?"
Apr 1, 2011 4:53 AM

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Show didn't impress me at first, and Shaft's animation style bugged me for a while. The characters and art style grew on me pretty quick though and I ended up really liking it. Gonna take the other seasons and OVAs a bit more slowly since I busted through this in just a couple days.

Stuff is really relaxing, good to watch an episode right before bed.
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May 12, 2011 10:52 AM

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Loved this series, So I'm giving it a 10. It's really been helping me to calm down and realax after doing a lot of work recently :'3

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Jun 27, 2011 10:28 PM

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This is the perfect show for relaxing a little bit but not too much. Like, Aria is the most relaxing show ever, but sometimes it's just too much for me if I'm already kind of relaxed. A hot bath feels best after a day of hard work, but if you've been taking it easy, sometimes a cool shower feels better. Aria is like the hot bath and this is like the cool shower. Anyways, since I've stopped making sense, I'll shut up now...
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Feb 23, 2012 8:39 AM

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A nice and heartwarming anime original last episode. This way pretty enjoyable although I prefer the manga by far.

I deliberated giving this a 7 or maybe even a 8 but I don't think I can give more than 6 for a couple of reasons.

I don't think the nonlinear way of telling the story suits this. Maybe it has some kind of message that the days remain the same and carefree but I think it's just unnecessarily complicated and doesn't really make up for the benefit of consistency. The characters have some development, like when they face their small uncertainities about their future plans and such. I don't like it if the next episode I have to see the said character in square one once again, although it can be seen as a flashback or something. Also, the time they have spent together makes their interactions more enjoyable. I don't think some vague message makes up for what shortcomings this choice has.

Deduction also comes from fanservice shots of Yuno, I can't approve of this D: It's not like it went overboard or anything and it's possible such thoughts were all in my head but it still was not fitting. And I'm not a fan of all weird zoom-ins, references to other Shaft works and 3D art inserts..
Oct 23, 2012 1:21 AM

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That was a good series. It's a pity that I had no clue of its existence until the beginning of the fourth season... I'll continue it to catch up with the actual episodes.
Oct 25, 2012 6:16 PM

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This series is adorable.
May 14, 2013 1:28 AM

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Had so much fun watching it. one of the good slice of life anime.
Jan 12, 2014 4:24 PM

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I think my life span was extended after finishing this series. I love Mebae Drive!!
Feb 18, 2014 5:40 PM

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Not bad,but you really see that this anime is made to have a sequel as the ending is rather too open! Either way this anime was pretty decent in general with some lovely and cute characters and with some great expressions :D

Let's see what the specials and second season has to offer!
Apr 25, 2014 7:35 PM

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Yuno and Miyako :33
Aug 1, 2014 12:10 AM

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Ahhh I wish we get more Chika for S2!

I love it but I still don't get why the episodes aren't in chronological order. Is there some reason why they had to do that?

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Aug 6, 2014 1:38 AM

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Well, it had it's moments and a nice OST to aid the calming and relaxing feels. However, it didn't strike me as anything special and there really wasn't anything memorable. The direction style wasn't my cup of tea either. It's funny but I couldn't figure out if I was bored or just relaxed half the time.

In the end, I would still say it's a good watch but I don't feel any desire to continue with the sequels. At least, not yet. I'll probably appreciate it more with time.
Oct 12, 2014 4:17 PM

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An ok ep to end this yet the previous ones were bit better.

In the end, I liked this show, even though I still think Shaft animation isn't the best thing that would suit this show. The characters are cute though. Sometime it was a bit random to my taste but other times it was funny or heartwarming. This show has lot to be deserved but I still enjoyed it and I am looking forward to another season.

Apr 23, 2015 7:52 AM

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It was alright.
May 18, 2015 11:03 AM

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Great slice of life. Improved my mood by a good deal whenever I needed something comforting to watch. Also, love tidbits of odd scenes here and there.

9 or 9.5/10. It was beautiful. On to next season.
Feb 8, 2016 6:16 PM

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Nice ending. Chika and Sae's interactions are cute tho, although they seem to argue a lot XD

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I remember wanting to become a stone.
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Dec 13, 2016 2:34 PM

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8/10 overall, which is a high rating for me.
Miya will forever be best girl from this series.
Thank you Shaft + Akiyuki Shinbou.
Jul 26, 2019 12:52 AM

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I thought the review by WeeaboColin really nailed how I felt about Hidamari Sketch. Enjoyed how down-to-earth and "real" the show felt. Curious if the show will continue as it has so far or if they decide to change it up a bit. Either way, looking forward to it.
Sep 13, 2019 7:40 PM

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I'm glad Sae finally gave Chika that autograph, after treating her a bit coldly in the entire episode. But that was cute nonetheless, I just love it when siblings make up without words, but gestures instead! That Christmas cake looked real and delicious, nice Christmas episode.

Overall this was a laid back series, too bad it was complicated for me to figure out! Like how did Yuno ended up there and became friends with those three? I hated the fact we had to arrange those dates in a chronology, in order to figure out the start. Too much hustle, that I didn't have time for. But nevertheless I will watch season 2 or was it the specials?

For now its a 6/10 from me.
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