Houkago no Pleiades - Anime of the week



2011

Week 38 - Houkago no Pleiades

Genre: Magic
Episodes: 4

Subaru is a young girl who discovers that her best friend Aoi is part of magical group trying to gather engine fragments so that a little being from Pleiades can return to his home. Subaru considers joining them as she was chosen by the Pleiadian, president of this afterschool club. A collaboration between Gainax and the car maker Subaru.

  • Score: 6.14   8,671 users
2013

Week 37 - White Album 2

Episodes: 13

The story centers around a college junior named Haruki Kitahara and his relationships with Setsuna Ogiso and Kazusa Touma in the light music club.

  • Score: 7.63   103,543 users
2016

Week 36 - Yuri!!! on Ice

Genre: Sports
Episodes: 12

The show's story revolves around Yuuri Katsuki, who carried all of Japan's hopes on his shoulders to win at the Gran Prix Finale ice skating competition, but suffered a crushing defeat. He returns home to Kyushu and half feels like he wants to retire, and half feels like he wants to continue ice skating. With those mixed feelings swirling inside him, he confines himself inside his parents house.

  • Score: 7.91   488,551 users
2017

Week 35 - Nyanko Days

Episodes: 12

The story describes the everyday life of a shy girl named Konagai Tomoko and her three anthropomorphic cats: Maa, Roo and Shii.

  • Score: 6.62   32,620 users
2022

Week 34 - Mamahaha no Tsurego ga Motokano datta

Genre: Comedy , Romance
Episodes: 12

A certain boy and girl in middle school became lovers, flirted with each other, disagreed on trivial things, became more frequently irritated with each other rather than excited... and ended up breaking up at graduation. And so the two of them, Mizuto Irido and Yume Ayai, wound up meeting each other in the most unexpected fashion.

  • Score: 7.14   19,667 users

Previous weeks

2013

Week 37 - White Album 2

Episodes: 13

The story centers around a college junior named Haruki Kitahara and his relationships with Setsuna Ogiso and Kazusa Touma in the light music club.

  • Score: 7.63   103,543 users
2016

Week 36 - Yuri!!! on Ice

Genre: Sports
Episodes: 12

The show's story revolves around Yuuri Katsuki, who carried all of Japan's hopes on his shoulders to win at the Gran Prix Finale ice skating competition, but suffered a crushing defeat. He returns home to Kyushu and half feels like he wants to retire, and half feels like he wants to continue ice skating. With those mixed feelings swirling inside him, he confines himself inside his parents house.

  • Score: 7.91   488,551 users
2017

Week 35 - Nyanko Days

Episodes: 12

The story describes the everyday life of a shy girl named Konagai Tomoko and her three anthropomorphic cats: Maa, Roo and Shii.

  • Score: 6.62   32,620 users
2022

Week 34 - Mamahaha no Tsurego ga Motokano datta

Genre: Comedy , Romance
Episodes: 12

A certain boy and girl in middle school became lovers, flirted with each other, disagreed on trivial things, became more frequently irritated with each other rather than excited... and ended up breaking up at graduation. And so the two of them, Mizuto Irido and Yume Ayai, wound up meeting each other in the most unexpected fashion.

  • Score: 7.14   19,667 users
2021

Week 29 - D_Cide Traumerei the Animation

Episodes: 13

The stage is Shibuya. When Ryuuhei Oda was in elementary school, he admired his kind older brother. Ryuuhei, who witnessed the mysterious death of his brother, is now a cheerful high schooler who doesn't let the lurking nightmare surrounding faze him.

  • Score: 5.82   5,805 users
2022

Week 28 - Birdie Wing: Golf Girls' Story

Genre: Sports
Episodes: 13

Birdie Wing: Golf Girls' Story is a youth story centering on two female golfers. Two girls, Eve and Aoi, who grew up in completely different circumstances and have different play styles, are caught up in the world of women in golf.

  • Score: 7.5   11,218 users
2022

Week 27 - Gunjou no Fanfare

Genre: Sports
Episodes: 13

The story follows three 15-year-old boys who go to a prestigious horse racing academy to become jockeys. The three-year academy is 10 to 20 times harder to enter than most schools, and whoever wishes to enter must pass an academic, physical, and fitness test. Formerly a member of an idol group winning fans and fame, Yuu Arimura sets out to meet what his heart desires after becoming enamored with horse racing.

  • Score: 6.1   4,907 users
2010

Week 26 - Occult Academy

Episodes: 13

The story revolves around Maya – The daughter of the Former head Master of a private Japanese academy dedicated to the study of the occult who died in 1999, and a time traveling agent Uchida a mysterious young man who travels back in time from 2012

  • Score: 7.05   41,500 users
2022

Week 25 - Kakkou no Iinazuke

Genre: Comedy , Harem , Romance , Shounen
Episodes: 23

16-year-old super-studier Nagi Umino, second-year student at the Meguro River Academy high school, was switched at birth. On his way to a dinner to meet his birth parents, he accidentally meets the brash, outspoken, Erika Amano, who is determined to make Nagi her fake boyfriend as she never wants to actually marry. But once Nagi makes it to dinner, he finds his parents have decided to resolve the hospital switch by conveniently having him marry the daughter his birth parents raised...who turns out to be none other than Erika herself!

  • Score: 7.28   34,591 users
2022

Week 24 - Summertime Render

Episodes: 25

After his parents died, Shinpei Ajiro lived with the Kofune sisters, Mio and Ushio, but he has since moved to live on his own in Tokyo. But after Ushio drowns while trying to save the young Shiori Kobayakawa, he returns home to mourn her departure. However, bruises around Ushio's neck bring her cause of death into question.

  • Score: 8.46   44,045 users
2022

Week 21 - Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san

Episodes: 12

Shikimori seems like the perfect girlfriend: cute, fun to be around, sweet when she wants to be... but she has a cool dark side that comes out under the right circumstances.

  • Score: 6.96   133,142 users
1995

Week 20 - Fushigi Yuugi

Episodes: 52

Miaka Yuuki, an average middle school student caught up in studying for exams, is sucked into an ancient Chinese novel titled “The Universe of Four Gods”. There she discovers that she is in an ancient country in what is now China, Konan, and is to be the Priestess of one of the four gods, Suzaku. As the priestess, her duty is to gather the Seven Seishi of Suzaku, who are to be her protectors.

  • Score: 7.62   49,572 users
2021

Week 19 - Pokemon Evolutions

Genre: Adventure , Fantasy , Kids
Episodes: 8

An animated series created to celebrate 25 years of the global entertainment franchise. Each episode will take fans on a journey through all the known regions of the Pokémon world.

  • Score: 7.4   6,570 users
2002

Week 18 - Chobits

Genre: Comedy , Drama , Ecchi , Romance , Sci-Fi , Seinen
Episodes: 27

In the future, personal computers have developped into “Persocons”, mobile computers that look like human beings. Hideki Motosuwa, a prep school student, desperately wants to buy a Persocon but cannot afford to. One day he finds a Persocon that has been thrown away and decides to keep it.

  • Score: 7.41   242,646 users
2022

Week 17 - Sasaki to Miyano

Episodes: 12

Miyano spends his days peacefully reading Boys' Love comics and worrying about how girly his face is-until a chance encounter leads to a scuffle with his senior Sasaki. Intrigued by his feisty junior Miyano, delinquent Sasaki uses every opportunity he can to get closer...

  • Score: 8.26   49,468 users
2022

Week 16 - Sabiiro no Armor: Reimei

Episodes: 12

The anime adaptation of Rusted Armors, a multimedia project that first started with a stage play and a manga adaptation. The project focuses on the relationship between the gun-toting Magoichi — who is the leader of the Saika Ikki mercenary group — and the Sengoku era warlord Oda Nobunaga.

  • Score: 3.95   1,613 users
2022

Week 15 - Aharen-san wa Hakarenai

Genre: Comedy , School , Shounen
Episodes: 12

Reina Aharen, a small and cute student with a quiet voice, is quite bad at determining distance and personal space. Sometimes she's inches away from your face, and at other times, miles too far! The only one who tries to understand her antics is Raidou Matsuboshi, who is seated beside her in class.

  • Score: 7.39   92,160 users
2021

Week 14 - Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san

Episodes: 12

High schooler Hayase Nagatoro loves to spend her free time doing one thing, and that is to bully her Senpai! After Nagatoro and her friends stumble upon the aspiring artist's drawings, they find enjoyment in mercilessly bullying the timid Senpai. Nagatoro resolves to continue her cruel game and visits him daily so that she can force Senpai into doing whatever interests her at the time, especially if it makes him uncomfortable.

  • Score: 7.37   345,501 users
2022

Week 13 - Futsal Boys!!!!!

Genre: Sports
Episodes: 12

The franchise's story is set in a world over a decade after futsal has skyrocketed in global popularity. Protagonist Haru Yamato watches the championship of the U-18 world cup and is inspired by a Japanese player named Tokinari Tenōji. He joins the Koyo Academy High School's futsal team with the goal of becoming a player like Tenōji.

  • Score: 5.49   8,037 users
2012

Week 12 - Kokoro Connect

Episodes: 17

The story involves five high school students, Taichi, Iori, Himeko, Yoshifumi and Yui, who are all members of the Cultural Research Club. One day, they begin experiencing a phenomenon in which they randomly swap bodies amongst themselves. As these five friends face many different phenomena at the whims of a mysterious being known as Heartseed, their friendship is put to the ultimate test.

  • Score: 7.77   394,611 users
2007

Week 11 - 5 Centimeters Per Second

Episodes: 1

Part 1 — The Chosen Cherry Blossoms (26 min.): Because of family relocation, Shinohara Akari had to leave Tokyo after graduating from elementary school. The strong feelings between Takaki and Akari keep them in contact, but they worry that they may not meet again.

  • Score: 7.6   517,320 users
2018

Week 9 - Darling in the FranXX

Genre: Mecha , Sci-Fi
Episodes: 24

The story is set in the distant future. The land is ruined, and humanity establishes the mobile fort city Plantation. Pilots produced inside Plantation live in Mistilteinn, also know as the "birdcage." Children live there knowing nothing of the outside world or the freedom of the sky.

  • Score: 7.23   897,348 users
2022

Week 8 - Tokyo 24-ku

Genre: Fantasy
Episodes: 12

An artificial island in Tokyo Bay—Kyokutou Houreigai Tokubetsu Chiku (Far East Special District), commonly known as the 24-ku (24th Ward). Childhood friends Ran, Kouki, and Shuuta, who were born and raised there, have different family backgrounds, hobbies, and personalities, but always hung out together. However, their relationship changes drastically in the wake of a certain incident.

  • Score: 6.36   16,305 users
2022

Week 7 - Tribe Nine

Genre: Sports
Episodes: 12

Haru Shirogane is a weak-minded person who is constantly bullied while Taiga has traveled from across the sea in hopes of becoming the strongest man in the world. One night, the two meet up with Shun Kamiya, the strongest XB (Extreme Baseball) player, and leader of the Minato Tribe. When they meet, each of the Tribes scattered throughout Neo-Tokyo are about to face a major threat.

  • Score: 6.08   9,615 users
2021

Week 6 - Cheat Kusushi no Slow Life: Isekai ni Tsukurou Drugstore

Genre: Comedy , Fantasy
Episodes: 12

One day, a corporate slave Reiji, suddenly got transported to another world. He made the best of his skills to make better potions, which earned him lots of money, and with that money, made a drugstore! An Elf who has trouble aiming with his bow?

  • Score: 6.49   42,295 users
2022

Week 5 - Slow Loop

Episodes: 12

When Hiyori⁠—a young girl whose deceased father taught her the joys of fishing⁠—headed out to sea for some alone time, she never thought that she would encounter another girl there. After a while, this girl⁠—named Koharu⁠—and her end up fishing and cooking together, and they get to know each other a bit in the meantime. During their brief time together Koharu finds out that the reason Hiyori went out to sea that day was because she's hesitant towards meeting her new step family that same evening.

  • Score: 7.24   17,223 users
2022

Week 4 - Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru

Episodes: 12

Traumatized by a childhood incident with a friend who took exception to his love of traditional dolls, doll-artisan hopeful Wakana Gojou passes his days as a loner, finding solace in the home ec room at his high school. To Wakana, people like beautiful Marin Kitagawa, a trendy girl who's always surrounded by a throng of friends, is practically an alien from another world. But when cheerful Marin—never one to be shy—spots Wakana sewing away one day after school, she barges in with the aim of roping her quiet classmate into her secret hobby:

  • Score: 8.33   429,630 users
2012

Week 3 - Jormungand

Genre: Action , Adventure , Seinen
Episodes: 12

Koko Hekmatyar, a young arms dealer sells weapons under HCLI, a shipping corporation. As one of the company's unofficial weapon sellers, she secretly sells weapons in many countries while avoiding the local authorities and law enforcements as most of her work is actually illegal under international law. Travelling with her is her team of bodyguards who are mostly composed of ex-military veterans.

  • Score: 7.81   139,896 users
2021

Week 2 - Visual Prison

Episodes: 12

Ange Yuki—a boy who wrestles with deep-seated loneliness and can't fit in. With nobody to call family, he leaves his hometown. Longing to see an artist he admires perform, he heads for Harajuku, where he encounters a live battle between visual kei units ECLIPSE and LOS † EDEN.

  • Score: 6.66   7,642 users