The story of super hyper child star Sana Kurata. Her mother is an award winning writer who has strange hairstyles and hats in which lives the family pet, Maro-chan the squirrel. Her manager... See full summary »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2005   1998   1997   1996  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Sakura stumbled upon the book of Clow Cards in a library. Accidentally setting the magical cards loose, it's now up to Sakura to catch them all with her best friend Tomoyo, and Kerberos, the guardian of the cards.

Stars: Sakura Tange, Andrea Kwan, Junko Iwao
The Rose of Versailles (1979–1980)
Animation | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The story of Lady Oscar, a female military commander who served during the time of the French Revolution.

Stars: Reiko Tajima, Tarô Shigaki, Hisashi Katsuda
Kimagure Orange Road (TV Series 1987)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Kyousuke Kasuga is a completely normal Japanese high school student, with two very big problems. The first is his complete and utter inability to choose between two girls, the bright, ... See full summary »

Stars: Tôru Furuya, Eriko Hara, Hiromi Tsuru
Sailor Moon (1992–1993)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A group of schoolgirls discover they are incarnations of super-powered alien princesses, and use their abilities to defend the earth.

Stars: Keiko Han, Annelie Berg, Michelle Ruff
Ranma ½ (TV Series 1989)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A series of the relationship of a girl who is involuntarily engaged to a boy who turns female when hit with cold water and male with hot.

Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Megumi Hayashibara, Noriko Hidaka
Rock 'n Roll Kids (TV Series 1983)
Animation | Musical | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stars: Mitsuko Horie, Isao Suzuki, Katsuji Mori
Lovely Complex (TV Series 2007)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Risa and Otani are always being laughed at as the comedy duo. Risa, a girl, is taller than the average girl, and Otani, a boy, is shorter than the average boy. However, Risa have a feeling for Otani that make him shock.

Stars: Kae Araki, Saori Higashi, Kazuko Kojima
Vampire Knight (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Vampire Knight tells the story of Yuki Cross. The earliest thing she remembers is being attacked on a snowy night by a vampire, and being rescued by Kaname Kuran, who is also a vampire. The... See full summary »

Stars: Yui Horie, Mamoru Miyano, Laura Bailey
Marmalade Boy (TV Series 1994)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Miki's parents are getting divorced. Why? Because her parents bumped into another married couple, and found that each other's partners suited them better and plan to remarry. While this ... See full summary »

Stars: Wendee Lee, Michelle Ruff, Mariko Kouda
Nana (TV Series 2006)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Komatsu Nana moves to Tokyo, after a break-up. On the train, she meets Osaki Nana, the vocalist of a Punk band, who is also moving there. The two girls end up becoming flat mates and together they support each other, while facing life.

Stars: Brian Drummond, Ashleigh Ball, Nicole Bouma
Fruits Basket (TV Series 2001)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Tohru Honda, a girl who lost her mother a long time ago. Tohru decides to live in a tent for protection. One day, Tohru was walking in the woods and she saw the Sohma house. What Tohru ... See full summary »

Stars: Laura Bailey, Eric Vale, Yui Horie
Chobits (TV Series 2002)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Hideki finds the discarded and malfunctioning Persocom Chi, a personal computer that looks like a girl. While trying to fix and care for Chi, Hideki discovers that she might be a Chobits, a robot of urban legend that has free will.

Stars: Rie Tanaka, Crispin Freeman, Tomokazu Sugita
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Tomoko Hikita ...
 Babbit (102 episodes, 1996-1998)
Shizue Oda ...
 Sana Kurata (102 episodes, 1996-1998)
Tatsuya Nakazaki ...
 Akito Hayama (51 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Sana Kurata (51 episodes, 1996-1997)
Chris Cason ...
 Babbit (51 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jerry Jewell ...
 Akito Hayama (51 episodes, 1996-1997)
Edit

Storyline

The story of super hyper child star Sana Kurata. Her mother is an award winning writer who has strange hairstyles and hats in which lives the family pet, Maro-chan the squirrel. Her manager is, as she describes him, Sana's boyfriend and pimp (though Sana doesn't know what a pimp is). At school, her class is in chaos as the boys, under the leadership of the unemotional Akito Hayama, terrorize the teacher who is unable to do anything against them as Hayama is blackmailing her. As the series goes on, Sana and Akito resolve some of their differences and we follow the unlikely pair as they deal with their own pasts along with such issues as divorce, love triangles, child abandonment, and many others. However, this series hardly goes a minute without breaking into truly hilarious verbal and slapstick comedy. Written by Mike Gulick <dagger@sunspot.tiac.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 April 1996 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Child's Toy  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(102 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Umm...
6 April 2000 | by (Here) – See all my reviews

This show is completely bizarre, but I think it's great. It's about eleven year old Kurata Sana and her school and work (she's a popular actress). She lives with her mother, an author, and her manager, who she found homeless on the streets.

I think this show is, although totally weird, really good. If you ever get a chance to watch it, do.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Favorite Characters? konakari
I hope the anime is as good as the manga. Fairy_Godmoose
Does anyone hate this show? (Not me, but...) TurtlesDontLikePeanutButter
Did they finish the series? pearlwandxSTAR
Is there going to be a 14th DVD released? petekrug17
Kodocha is it ike Fruits Basket really? montenegro_castillo
Discuss Kodomo no omocha (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?