Producers: Lantis, Media Factory, Silver Link, Sentai Filmworks

 

Synopsis: This anime follows the elementary school student Hotaru Ichijou who has moved with her parents form the city of Tokyo to out in the country.  In doing this she has had to switch schools and is not having to get use to a small school where there are only a total of 5 people in her class.

 

Genres: Comedy, School, Slice of Life, Seinen

 

Related manga or light novels:

Non Non Biyori (Manga)

 

Places To watch this Anime:

Hulu

Crunchyroll

The Anime Network

 

Air Dates: Oct 8, 2013 to Dec 24, 2013

 

Link to anime’s Site: 

Link to site

Number of episodes:

Episode 1 – The Transfer Student Came

Episode 2 – We Went to the Candy Store

Episode 3 – I Ran Away from Home with My Sister

Episode 4 – Summer Vacation Started

Episode 5 – I Pretended I Forgot My Swimsuit

Episode 6 – I Became a Ghost and Tried Hard

Episode 7 – My Rice Crackers Turned Into Curry

Episode 8 – We Cooked Rice at School

Episode 9 – We Tried Having a Cultural Festival

Episode 10 – We Watched the First Sunrise of the Year

Episode 11 – We Made Snow Houses

Episode 12 – Spring Came Again

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Voice Actors who worked on the Anime:

Characters and their CVs:

Ayane Sakura as Natsumi Koshigaya

Kana Asumi as Komari Koshigaya

Kotori Koiwai as Renge Miyauchi

Rie Murakawa as Hotaru Ichijō

Akiko Hiramatsu as Yukiko Koshigaya(6 episodes)

Kaori Nazuka as Kazuho Miyauchi

Misato Fukuen as Hikage Miyauchi

Rina Satou as Kaede Kagayama(eps 2, 7, 9-12)

Ryoko Shintani as Konomi Fujimiya(eps 8-9)

Asami Yamazaki as DVD woman(ep 3)

Ayahi Takagaki as Honoka Ishikawa(ep 4)

Masaaki Yano as Relay reporter(ep 10)

Miku Fujihara as Woman(ep 5)

Misaki Kuno as Girl(ep 7)

Reina Ueda as Announcer(ep 5)

Rika Sasa as Girl(ep 7)

Shūhei Karasawa as Announcer(ep 10), DVD man(ep 3), Man(ep 5), Tapir(ep 7)

Sōma Saitō as Lost child center staff(ep 5)

Tamae Shiraishi as Honoka’s grandmother(ep 4)

Youji Ueda as Hotaru’s father(ep 12)

Yuko Nagashima as Hotaru’s mother(4 episodes)

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Staff who worked on the anime:

Director: Shinya Kawamo

Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida

Script: Fumihiko Shimo (eps 3, 7, 9), Reiko Yoshida (6 episodes), Yuka Yamada (eps 5, 8, 11)

Storyboard: Hiroshi Nishikiori (ep 2), Junya Koshiba (ep 7), Koji Sawai (eps 6, 10), Masayuki Kurosawa (eps 5, 8-9, 11), Shinya Kawamo (eps 1, 4, 12), Yoshiaki Iwasaki (ep 3)

Episode Director: Hitoshi Tamamura (ep 5), Jin Tamamura (ep 5), Jun Fukuda (eps 9, 12), Junya Koshiba (ep 7), Kazumi Nakano (ep 2), Koji Sawai (eps 6, 10), Matsuo Asami (ep 3), Naoki Horiuchi (ep 8), Rokou Ogiwara (ep 11), Shinya Kawamo (ep 1)

Music: Hiromi Mizutani

Original creator: Atto

Character Design: Mai Otsuka

Art Director: Anna Ooizumi (Kusanagi)

Chief Animation Director: Mai Otsuka

Animation Director: Akio Kawamura (eps 2, 5, 9), Akio Kitahara (ep 6), Ayako Satou (ep 4), Kazuya Hirata (ep 6), Kazuyuki Igai (ep 8), Kazuyuki Yamayoshi (eps 5, 7), Keisuke Furuichi (ep 6), Kenji Hattori (eps 9-10), Kōki Sugawara (ep 8), Mai Otsuka (ep 1), Masashi Wakayama (ep 7), Noriko Teshima (eps 4, 10), Satomi Matsuura (ep 10), Shuuji Takahara (ep 12), Tatsuo Honda (eps 7, 9, 12), Tomoyuki Sugano (eps 3, 11), Yoshinori Deno (ep 12), Yuka Takemori (eps 9-10), Yuki Imoto (ep 1), Yuko Kusumoto (eps 2, 5, 10)

Art design: Yuuho Taniuchi

Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama

Cgi Director: Toshirō Hamamura

Director of Photography: Atsushi Satou

Producer: Masatoshi Ishizuka, Mika Shimizu, Oshi Yoshinuma, Rina Takahashi, Yōhei Kisara, Yoshikazu Beniya

Additional Production Design: Fumi Matsushita

Animation producer: Jiro Nakagawa

Assistant: Ayako Kimura, Makoto Ito, Takuya Nakayama

Assistant Color Designer: Yuki Hayashi

Assistant Production Manager: Akira Sugawara (ep 6), Fumi Matsushita (ep 1), Kazuhito Hattori (eps 2, 9), Kōichi Nishiyama (ep 3), Shintaro Saho (ep 5), Tomoya Hozumi (ep 7)

CG Design:

Susumu Kashiwabara

Yūko Shintani

Color design: Miyuki Kibata

Editing: Kentarou Tsubone

Editing Assistant: Motoki Niimi

HD Editing Manager: Yūsuke Katada

Online Editor: Katsuhiro Kimura (Q-Tech)

Production Desk: Kousuke Onizuka

Publicity: Yōichi Sekine

Recording Adjustment: Makoto Uchida

Recording Assistant: Mai Sunaba

Sound Effects: Yasumasa Koyama

Special Effects: Atsushi Sato

Theme Song Performance: Ayane Sakura (ED), Kana Asumi (ED), Kotori Koiwai (ED), nano.RIPE (OP), Rie Murakawa (ED)