Tag: slice of life

Minami-ke Okaeri

Anime Review: Minami-ke Okaeri

The story of the Minami sisters (and their extended cast of friends) is continued in Okaeri.

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Minami-ke Okawari

Anime Review: Minami-ke Okawari

Okawari continues the Minami-ke series, telling no story in particular about the lives of the Minami sisters. Chiaki is irked by the new neighbor Fuyuki, Kana continues her selfish ways while oblivious to Fujioka’s advances, and Haruka is slowly becoming a slave to her sisters.

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Minami-ke

Anime Review: Minami-ke

Minami-ke is a slice-of-life anime that follows the mundane lives of the three Minami sisters: Chiaki, Kana, and Haruka. It also gives a lot of attention to their classmates in elementary, middle, and high school. Kana is usually the mischievous troublemaker with Chiaki frequently as her target. Haruka is the responsible older sister who everyone idolizes. Due to their large network of friends and acquaintances, the sisters are always assured eventful days.

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Lucky Star

Anime Review: Lucky Star

Lucky Star follows the lives of four friends, Konata, Kagami, Tsukasa, and Miyuki, through high school. Konata is an otaku with unusual tendencies, who is often at odds with the straight-laced and serious Kagami. Tsukasa is well-meaning but a bit dense, and Miyuki is the archetypal meganekko character. Based on Yoshimizu Kagami’s four panel comic series, Lucky Star is told as a series of short stories revolving around the gang and their network of friends and family.

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Ichigo Mashimaro

Anime Review: Ichigo Mashimaro

Ichigo Mashimaro takes a look at the lives of Nobue, a college student, her younger sister Chika, and their friends Matsuri, Miu, and Ana. Their days are completely ordinary, yet Nobue always manages to find a certain kind of charm as her young friends deal with growing up and other real world challenges.

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Azumanga Daioh

Anime Review: Azumanga Daioh

Meet a gang of six teenaged school girls as they go through their high school years. Chiyo is the ten year old genius, Osaka is the dimwit, Yomi is serious, Sakaki is aloof, Tomo is ever hyper, and Kagura is the competitive one. Year after year, they go through their daily rituals, including trying to win athletics festivals (because their teacher can’t afford to be losing bets), hitting up Chiyo’s summer house (and surviving the drive up), and avoiding the eerie Kimura-san, who has a thing for Japanese school girls.

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