Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun

Producers: TV Tokyo, Frontier Works, Media Factory, AT-X, Sony Music Communications, Sentai Filmworks

 

Synopsis: Gekkan shoujo nozaki-kun follows the young girl Chiyo Sakura in her quest ro confess her feelings to Umetarou Nozaki.  When Sakura finally tells Nozaki how she feels for him she gets not quite what she was expecting and that is his autograph.  Turns out he is a Shoujo Manga artist who draws a romantic manga.  Nozaki invites sakura over to his house so she can help him with his manga.  Watch as these two and the people around them try to find love and get in very wacky situations just like those in the manga that Nozaki draws.

 

Genres: Comedy, Romance, School, Shounen

 

Related manga or light novels: 

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (Manga)

 

Places To watch this Anime: 

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Air Dates: Jul 7, 2014 to Sep 22, 2014

 

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Number of episodes:

Episode 1 – First Issue: This Love… Is Being Turned Into a Shojo Manga

Episode 2 – Second Issue: Say Hello to the New Heroine

Episode 3 – Violence vs. the Prince

Episode 4 – There Are Times When Men Must Fight

Episode 5 – The Man Who Envisions Love.

Episode 6 – I’ll Cast a Spell on You.

Episode 7 – The King of Manga Artists, Nozaki-kun

Episode 8 – The Prince (Girl) of The School’s Problems

Episode 9 – Do You Have Enough Excitement?

Episode 10 – What’s Strengthened Is Our Bond and Our Reins.

Episode 11 – Rice and Salt

Episode 12 – If This Feeling Isn’t Love, Then There Is No Love in the World

Ari Ozawa as Chiyo Sakura

Yūichi Nakamura as Umetarō Nozaki

Ayako Kawasumi as Yukari Miyako

Daisuke Ono as Mitsuya Maeno

Kenta Miyake as Ken Miyamae

Mai Nakahara as Yū Kashima

Mamoru Miyano as Saburō Suzuki

Marie Miyake as Mamiko

Miyuki Sawashiro as Yuzuki Seo

Nobuhiko Okamoto as Mikoto “Mikorin” Mikoshiba

Ryohei Kimura as Hirotaka Wakamatsu

Yuuki Ono as Masayuki Hori

Ai Yamamoto as Female Student (ep 8)

Ayane Sakura as Asuka (ep 4)

Chinami Hashimoto as Female Student (ep 8)

Daisuke Kageura as Aoki-Sensei (ep 2)

Erii Yamazaki as Girl (ep 4)

Haruki Ishiya as Male Student (ep 4)

Hiroshi Watanabe as Drama Club Member (ep 3)

Junichi Yanagita as Yankee (ep 12)

Juri Nagatsuma as Customer (ep 9)

Kengo Kawanishi as Male Student (ep 1)

Kenji Hamada as John (ep 10)

Kiyono Yasuno as Female Student (eps 1-4, 11-12), Heroine (ep 5), Salesclerk (ep 7)

Kyouhei Azuma as Male Student (8 episodes), Narration (eps 5, 11), Store Clerk (ep 7)

Lynn as Female Student (ep 1), Heroine (ep 5), Rachel (ep 10)

Mao Onishi as Male Student (ep 12)

Marie Ōi as Female Student (ep 1)

Masamichi Kitada as Bob (ep 10)

Masumi Tazawa as Female Student (eps 1-4, 6, 8-12), Heroine (ep 5), Senpai (ep 7)

Maya Yoshioka as Customer (ep 9)

Natsumi Takamori as Female Student (ep 3)

Nichika Omori as Female Student (ep 2)

Norio Wakamoto as Manga’s narrator (ep 5)

Nozomi Masu as Female Student (eps 6, 9-11)

Ryou Sugisaki as PE Teacher (ep 2)

Sanae Kobayashi as Cathy (ep 10)

Satoshi Hino as Tomoda (ep 4)

Sawako Hata as Female Student (eps 1-4, 6, 8-12), Heroine (ep 5), Salesclerk (ep 7)

Seirou Ogino as Announcer (ep 11), TV Host (ep 2)

Shinya Takahashi as Male Student (eps 8-10, 12)

Shizuka Ishigami as Female Student (ep 9)

Sumire Uesaka as Sayuri (ep 4)

Takahiro Miyake as Drama Club Member (ep 3)

Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Male student (ep 2)

Tomo Muranaka as Female Student (ep 9)

Tomoya Hirano as Drama Club Member (ep 3)

Yuu Sugimoto as Female Editor (ep 5)

Yūya Matsushita as Male Editor (ep 5), Male Student (ep 1)

Director: Mitsue Yamazaki

Series Composition: Yoshiko Nakamura

Screenplay: Yoshiko Nakamura

Storyboard: Hiroaki Yoshikawa (ep 4), Mitsue Yamazaki (eps 1, 12), Odahiro Watanabe (ep 7), Osamu Yamasaki (eps 5, 9), Ryohei Takeshita (eps 3, 8), Tetsuto Saitoo (eps 2, 6, 10)

Unit Director: Geisei Morita (eps 5, 10), Hisayuki Seki (ep 9), Masaya Oobayashi (ep 9), Mitsue Yamazaki (山﨑みつえ; eps 1, 6, 9, 12), Odahiro Watanabe (eps 2, 7), Ryohei Takeshita (eps 3, 8-9, 11), Tatsuya Nokimori (ep 4)

Music: Yukari Hashimoto

Original creator: Izumi Tsubaki

Character Design: Junichiro Taniguchi

Art Director: Jirou Kouno

Chief Animation Director: Ryohei Takeshita

Animation Director: Atsuko Nakajima (eps 6, 12), Chieko Miyakawa (ep 2), Chisato, Kikunaga (eps 4, 9), Hitomi Kaiho (ep 9), Junichiro Taniguchi (ep 12), Keiko Ichihara (ep 10), Kyoko Kotani (ep 8), Manamu Amasaki (eps 5, 8, 10), Manamu Amazaki (ep 11), Masayoshi Kikuchi (ep 9), Miki Takihara (eps 1, 7, 12), Mina Ōtaka (ep 11), Mitsue Mori (ep 12), Satonobu Kikuchi (ep 8), Sōko Yoshida (eps 7, 11), Tsubasa Ito (ep 10), Yuka Kudo (eps 3, 7, 11-12), Yumiko Komiyama (ep 11)

Sound Director: Kou Matsuo

Director of Photography: Kunihiko Ito

Producer: Hajime Kamata (Dogakobo), Hiroshi Matsuzawa (Frontier Works), Manami Watanabe (AT-X), Masatoshi Ishizuka (Sony Music Communications), Shō Tanaka (Kadokawa Media Factory), Yoshikazu Beniya (TV Tokyo)

 

2nd Key Animation: Ayako Satou (eps 1, 12), Chizuru Inoue (9 episodes), Etsuko Yamamoto (eps 2-8, 10-12), Hideaki Furusawa (ep 3), Hirotoshi Akiyama (ep 1), Hirotoshi Arai (eps 8, 11), Kaori Komai (ep 11), Kaori Yamamoto (ep 11), Kazumi Ono (ep 8), Kōshi Asato (eps 2-3, 7-8), Makoto Oohara (eps 7, 10-11), Mami Omori (eps 8, 11), Mariko Kubo (ep 2), Michiko Oda (eps 8, 10), Michiko Takegami (ep 2), Naomi Sakata (7 episodes), Natsumi Morimoto (eps 3-4, 11), Nayuta Mori (ep 7), Ryoko Sugiura (ep 3), Saki Takahashi (ep 12), Sawa Fukami (ep 1), Sayaka Ueno (ep 1), Shiori Shirosaki (ep 1), Sota Komatsu (ep 1), Takefumi Hiramatsu (eps 8, 12), Yuki Asakura (8 episodes), Yuki Matsuo (ep 12), Yukiko Kawamoto (eps 1, 3), Yurika Konuma (ep 1)

Animation Director Cooperation: Hisashi Higashima (ep 11), Hisashi Nakamoto (eps 1, 3), Kazumi Ono (ep 11), Kumiko Takayanagi (ep 11), Mariko Komatsu (ep 11), Miki Takihara (eps 3, 9), Nobuyuki Mitani (ep 11), Saki Takahashi (高橋さき; ep 11)

Assistant Animation Director: Kenji Takimoto (eps 4, 9), Michiyo Sugawara (ep 9), Nami Inoue (eps 4, 9), Shinya Ojiri (ep 4), Yuuko Ikezoe (eps 4, 9)

Chief Animation Supervisor: Junichiro Taniguchi

Color design: Kei Ishiguro

Editing: Mutsumi Takemiya

In-Between Animation:  Ayaka Nishimura (ep 1), Chizuru Inoue (ep 1), Ei Zengo (6 episodes), Etsuko Yamamoto (ep 1), Kōshi Asato (eps 1, 5-6, 10), Kunitoshi Ishii (10 episodes), Makoto Oohara (eps 2, 5, 12), Michiko Oda (eps 1, 3), Natsumi Morimoto (6 episodes), Yuki Asakura (eps 1, 3), Yusuke Yamamoto (eps 8, 11)

Key Animation:

Ai Asari (ep 11), Ai Kikuchi (ep 6), Akiko Nakata (ep 11), Asami Aida (ep 10), Asuka Shimizu (ep 1), Ayako Satou (ep 6), Ayana Hori (eps 4, 9), Ayu Imoto (eps 5, 10)

Chiaki Nakajima (ep 2)

Hiroaki Ikeda (eps 2, 7), Hirofumi Okita (eps 1, 6), Hirohiko Sukegawa (6 episodes), Hiromi Minamibayashi (ep 7), Hiromi Nakagawa (ep 5), Hiromi Nanbe (eps 5, 10), Hiromi Taniguchi (ep 3), Hiroshi Tatezaki (ep 1), Hirotoshi Akiyama (eps 4, 9), Hirotoshi Arai (ep 8), Hisashi Higashima (eps 3, 8, 11)

Junji Uesugi (ep 6)

Kaoru Matsuda (eps 4, 9), Kazuki Toi (eps 1, 6, 12), Kazumi Ono (eps 5, 8), Keiko Ichihara (eps 5, 10), Kohei Ebuchi (eps 4, 9), Kōki Hirano (ep 4), Kōta Sera (世良コータ; ep 2), Kozue Horanai (eps 1, 6), Kunihiro Sakurai (eps 4, 9), Kyōko Nagata (5 episodes)

Mai Watanabe (eps 7, 12), Mami Omori (ep 8), Mariko Komatsu (eps 5, 8), Mariko Kubo (6 episodes), Marumi Sugita (eps 2, 7, 11), Masaiku Tayori (ep 2), Masashi Karino (eps 1, 6, 8, 12), Masaya Sekizaki (eps 3, 8), Mayumi Nakamura (eps 2, 7, 12), Megumi Yoshimura (ep 4), Miho Matsuura (eps 2, 7), Mika Takazawa (ep 3), Miki Mutō (5 episodes), Miki Takihara (ep 1), Mina Ōtaka (ep 11), Miyuki Nakayama (eps 7, 12), Miyuki Oshiro (ep 12)

Naoki Sugiyama (eps 4, 9), Naomi Okita (eps 2, 7), Natsuko Fujiwara (ep 3), Nobuhiko Kawakami (ep 7), Nobuyuki Mitani (6 episodes), Noritaka Tateguchi (5 episodes), Nozomi Tachibana (eps 2, 7)

Rumi Miyata (ep 2), Ryō Nishikawa (eps 3, 11), Ryohei Takeshita (ep 11)

Sachiko Fukuda (7 episodes), Sahori Uchida (eps 2, 7, 12), Saki Takahashi (eps 3, 8), Saori Den (eps 2, 5, 8, 10), Saori Sakiguchi (﨑口さおり; eps 2, 7, 12), Saori Surugi (ep 12), Sawa Fukami (ep 4), Sayaka Maruyama (eps 4, 9), Sayaka Ueno (eps 4, 9), Shi Ming Fu (eps 4, 9), Shinya Ojiri (ep 6), Shiori Araki (eps 4, 9), Shiori Shirosaki (eps 4, 9), Sota Komatsu (eps 4, 9)

Takahiro Tajima (eps 4, 9), Takana Ioka (eps 2, 7), Takeshi Osame (ep 3), Teruhiko Yamazaki (ep 9), Teruyo Katō (ep 6), Tomosato Hosokawa (eps 3, 8), Tsubasa Ito (eps 7, 10), Tsubomi Ishihara (6 episodes)

Yaeko Watanabe (eps 3, 8), Yoko Tsubaki (eps 8, 11), Yoshikazu Fujiwara (ep 3), Yuki Iimori (ep 1), Yuki Matsuo (eps 3, 8), Yuki Yabuta (eps 2, 7, 12), Yukie Ōhashi (eps 4, 9), Yukihiro Urata (ep 3), Yukiko Kawamoto (eps 6, 11), Yukiko Ueda (eps 3, 5-7, 10), Yūko Hariba (eps 2, 7, 12), Yurika Konuma (eps 4, 9), Yusuke Akatsu (eps 4, 9)

Theme Song Arrangement: Hige Driver (ED), Masayoshi Ōishi (OP)

Theme Song Lyrics: Hige Driver (ED), Masayoshi Ōishi (OP)

Theme Song Performance: Ari Ozawa (ED), Masayoshi Ōishi (OP)