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Web Anime of 'Girlfriend (♪)' Announced for Fall 2016

by tsubasalover
Aug 9, 2016 5:06 AM | 19 Comments

The official Twitter of the musical game version of Girlfriend (Kari) titled Girlfriend (♪) (Girlfriend (Note)) has announced that it will get a web anime adaptation for Fall 2016. A 30-second promotional video for the anime was also released.

Synopsis
One day, after the ending of World Dance Battle Royale, it has been unexpectedly decided that the nonet will work together with "Ootori" members from Ootoriutain High School to create a drama. The drama is an original story based on Cinderella with an arrangement. It has been decided that Momoko Asahina will play Cinderella and Miyabi Kunishiro the prince. Also, an unexpected role has been decided for Kokomi Shiina. A drama between a slightly different nonet and Ootori members has begun.

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Girlfriend (Note) on MAL

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I'm not quite sure what it'll bring, but I'm atleast interested.

Burger-Meister said:
So is this related to the first Girlfriend thing from Fall 2014?

I've seen it hated quite a lot, but I'm the type of dude who likes the moeblob types of shows (Your GochiUsa's, Kiniro Mosaic's, and Yuru Yuri's). Is this particularly bad for those standards? That rating seems really harsh for a show like this.


The most frequent complaint is "nothing happens", I guess you could try one episode and decide for yourself.

Other reasons it's hated so much is because it lacks real dept due to the large cast and broad focus. Not a lot of action. Not a lot of comedy. And the episodes are pretty much hit or miss. It's very simple too, so if you're looking for something complicated it's not going to sit well.

It's a SoL in heart and soul. It's a feel good anime if you can/want to sympathyze with the characters. So that's one of the reasons why you might want to watch it.

The lack of heavy drama makes it light hearted. The drama it has is mild and important for the setting/stories, overcoming problems and such.

Aug 14, 2016 6:11 PM by doom19876

Hello darkness, my old friend. I've come to talk with you again...

Aug 12, 2016 1:02 PM by Lil-Bird

Tulicloure said:
Burger-Meister said:
So is this related to the first Girlfriend thing from Fall 2014?

I've seen it hated quite a lot, but I'm the type of dude who likes the moeblob types of shows (Your GochiUsa's, Kiniro Mosaic's, and Yuru Yuri's). Is this particularly bad for those standards? That rating seems really harsh for a show like this.


I didn't watch all the episodes (10 out 12), but from what I remember seeing, one of the biggest differences from the shows you listed is that it has a really large cast of characters, so each episode focus on only some of them. Good thing is that you'll probably find one you like, but at the same time that character might only get 5 minutes of screen time through the series.

Maybe that makes the series seem like it's even less focused on plot and character development than other SoL, so people judge it to be too superficial? That'd be my guess.


Yep, There wasn't enough Matsuri screentime in the original anime.

Aug 10, 2016 12:52 PM by Hoppy

Burger-Meister said:
So is this related to the first Girlfriend thing from Fall 2014?

I've seen it hated quite a lot, but I'm the type of dude who likes the moeblob types of shows (Your GochiUsa's, Kiniro Mosaic's, and Yuru Yuri's). Is this particularly bad for those standards? That rating seems really harsh for a show like this.


I didn't watch all the episodes (10 out 12), but from what I remember seeing, one of the biggest differences from the shows you listed is that it has a really large cast of characters, so each episode focus on only some of them. Good thing is that you'll probably find one you like, but at the same time that character might only get 5 minutes of screen time through the series.

Maybe that makes the series seem like it's even less focused on plot and character development than other SoL, so people judge it to be too superficial? That'd be my guess.

Aug 10, 2016 11:12 AM by Tulicloure

Good for the fans. I'm personally not that excited about it though.

Aug 10, 2016 12:25 AM by Stark700

Burger-Meister said:
So is this related to the first Girlfriend thing from Fall 2014?

I've seen it hated quite a lot, but I'm the type of dude who likes the moeblob types of shows (Your GochiUsa's, Kiniro Mosaic's, and Yuru Yuri's). Is this particularly bad for those standards? That rating seems really harsh for a show like this.


Not really bad in that standard. I personally have enjoyed the original personally. So I think if you like Moe you would like this one. Just my opinion though.

Aug 10, 2016 12:11 AM by Wasshio

WHERE THE FUCK IS MY BOYFRIEND KARI ANIME FUCK YOU ALL

I need to see the prequel before checking this out.

Aug 9, 2016 7:16 PM by Mayuka

So is this related to the first Girlfriend thing from Fall 2014?

I've seen it hated quite a lot, but I'm the type of dude who likes the moeblob types of shows (Your GochiUsa's, Kiniro Mosaic's, and Yuru Yuri's). Is this particularly bad for those standards? That rating seems really harsh for a show like this.

Aug 9, 2016 7:00 PM by Burger-Meister

I feel like I'm going to be one of the only people who watch this, given that I was one of very few people to enjoy the original series as well.

But yeah, I'm kinda amazed that this is happening, but I'm definitely not complaining (although I might be hallucinating about this instead).

Aug 9, 2016 2:00 PM by Atavistic

sarroush said:
@KentaTC
For a second, I thought it was this, http://myanimelist.net/manga/3102/Girl_Friends, and almost started hyperventilating ;____; Damn you guys! Give us our yuri!


It's not even the first time it happened either.

Aug 9, 2016 10:35 AM by Tulicloure

Hoppy said:
What a heartmelter, Momoko as Cinderella has to be cutest roles in an anime.

RayAdha said:
WTF!!!

I must be hallucinating

I need to take my medicine


That's the effects of your heart slowly melting into mush.

You know...nothing is more surprising than seeing an anime you like which was generally disliked and forgettable on MAL suddenly appears once again without warning with cuter artwork than before and then announcing it would air in the freaking next season

What's more, Momoko..the cutest girl in the series....will be the main character this time

My heart is still not ready for this

Aug 9, 2016 8:31 AM by Rayrin

What a heartmelter, Momoko as Cinderella has to be cutest roles in an anime.

RayAdha said:
WTF!!!

I must be hallucinating

I need to take my medicine


That's the effects of your heart slowly melting into mush.

Aug 9, 2016 8:09 AM by Hoppy

Huh. didn't saw that coming.
Will watch.

Aug 9, 2016 7:41 AM by hgeronimo

Not bad. Would love to see how it develops.

Aug 9, 2016 6:11 AM by Jiharo

Didn't think that sold well enough to get more of but okay

Not gonna watch regardless

Aug 9, 2016 5:34 AM by HaXXspetten

@KentaTC
For a second, I thought it was this, http://myanimelist.net/manga/3102/Girl_Friends, and almost started hyperventilating ;____; Damn you guys! Give us our yuri!

Aug 9, 2016 5:21 AM by sarroush

WTF!!!

I must be hallucinating

I need to take my medicine

Aug 9, 2016 5:16 AM by Rayrin

Whats the point of having a show named Girlfriends where cute girls do cute stuff if its not yuri...smh ;_;

Aug 9, 2016 5:11 AM by LoneWizzy

I read this as "Anime of 'Web Girlfriend' Announced for Fall" and almost cringed.

Aug 9, 2016 5:11 AM by MissOrange

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