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My Ordinary Life 

Nichijou (original title)
A group of students lead normal lives and cope with normal predicaments, but all too often find themselves in abnormal situations.
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Series cast summary:
Shizuka Furuya ...  Nano Shinonome 27 episodes, 2011
Hiromi Konno ...  The Professor 27 episodes, 2011
Mariko Honda ...  Yuko Aioi 27 episodes, 2011
Minoru Shiraishi ...  Sakamoto / ... 26 episodes, 2011
Mai Aizawa ...  Mio Naganohara 26 episodes, 2011
...  Kotoba Oneesan 26 episodes, 2011
Misuzu Togashi ...  Mai Minakami 25 episodes, 2011
Hiroshi Karasuda ...  Chiyoda / ... 22 episodes, 2011
Mami Kosuge ...  Sakurai-sensei / ... 19 episodes, 2011
Kaoru Mizuhara ...  Nakamura-sensei / ... 16 episodes, 2011
...  Takasaki-sensei 15 episodes, 2011
Jin Domon ...  Katashina / ... 15 episodes, 2011
Chika Horikawa ...  Misato Tachibana 14 episodes, 2011
Eiji Miyashita ...  Akagi-sensei / ... 13 episodes, 2011
Yoshihisa Kawahara ...  Kojiro Sasahara 12 episodes, 2011
Banjô Ginga ...  Narrator 11 episodes, 2011
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Yuko and Mio are normal schoolgirls who lead ordinary lives and cope with day-to-day matters. Their friends, however, are not that normal: Mio's crush Kojiro brings a goat and butler to school even though his parents are farmers; Kojiro is constantly attacked by his female classmate Misato, who is also in love with him; Mai is a quiet friend but an inveterate prankster; a child genius known only as the Professor, who built her own parental guardian, the schoolgirl Nano. Added to the zany mix are the talking cat Sakamoto, the nervous teacher Izumi Sakurai and the deer-wrestling Principal Shinonome. In spite of all the insanity around the girls still manage to lead their regular affairs of work and play with sanity, as it's all just a part of life itself. Written by Q. Leo Rahman

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Initially was to be released on home video in the U.S. by Bandai Entertainment however before Bandai could organize a release the company officially ceased publication of new anime. Though Funimation showed interest in acquiring it along with much of Bandai's catalog of shows, it would be another four years before seeing a full video release. See more »

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Hyadain no Kakakata Katomoi (Hyadain's U-u-u-u-unrequited Love)
Written by Ken'ichi Maeyamada
Performed by Ken'ichi Maeyamada (as Hyadain)
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First half was great, second half was crap
29 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

This anime makes The Boxtrolls' writing look good. Actually, this is the worst anime that came out in a long time. It's unbelievable how bad this anime can get. At first, you got the two group of kids and their ordinary yet unusual lives but then they have the kids meet and they expect to make the audience go "Awwww...." but it turns out to be more cutesy than cute. But I was just sitting there, yelling at the screen and cannot get past this anime.

I guess it was because it would make the anime confusing if they don't support each other but at the end, it's like the writers and directors aren't even trying anymore. The anime bears some similarities to Azumanga Daioh but that has better writing.

This shows that KyoAni cannot make good anime. Maybe one day they'll make something decent to watch.

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