Azumanga Daioh

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  • TV-PG
  • 2002
  • 1 Season
  • 8.2  (3,531)

Azumanga Daioh is an anime series that follows the lives of six high school girls and their two homeroom teachers throughout their three years of school. The show is known for its quirky humour, unique characters, and relatable slice-of-life storytelling. The main cast of characters includes Tomo Takino (voiced by Tomoko Kaneda), a hyperactive and often annoying student who always seeks attention; Yomi Mizuhara (voiced by Yuki Matsuoka), a straight-A student who is often frustrated by Tomo's antics; Chiyo Mihama (voiced by Chieko Higuchi), a child prodigy who has skipped several grades; Osaka (voiced by Yui Horie), a spacey and absent-minded student who always seems to be in her own world; Sakaki (voiced by Rie Tanaka), a tall and athletic student with a love for animals; and Kagura (voiced by Yu Asakawa), a sporty and competitive student who often challenges Sakaki.

Throughout the series, the girls navigate typical high school experiences such as taking exams, participating in sports events, and hanging out with friends. However, each character has their own distinct personality and quirks that make them stand out from each other. For example, Chiyo is often the target of jealousy from the other students due to her intelligence and younger age, while Tomo's energetic nature often gets her into trouble.

The show's two teachers, Yukari Tanizaki (voiced by Akiko Hiramatsu) and Minamo Kurosawa (voiced by Aya Hisakawa), also play a major role in the series. Yukari is the girls' homeroom teacher who is often lazy and incompetent, while Minamo is a more responsible teacher who often has to clean up after Yukari's messes.

One of the standout aspects of Azumanga Daioh is its unique visual style. The show's animation is bright and colourful, with exaggerated character designs that reflect their personalities. The show also makes use of chibi-style animations for comedic effect, emphasizing the exaggerated nature of the characters' personalities.

The show's soundtrack is also noteworthy, featuring upbeat and catchy songs that match the show's light-hearted tone. The opening theme, "Soramimi Cake," and the character songs performed by the voice actresses are especially popular among fans.

Overall, Azumanga Daioh is a charming and endearing series that captures the essence of high school life in a humorous and heartfelt way. The show's unique characters and quirky humour have made it a beloved classic among fans of the slice-of-life genre.

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Graduation Ceremony
26. Graduation Ceremony
September 23, 2002
It's the last day of school and the girls are having a hard time realizing that school is over for them.
Onwards, Entrance Exams!
25. Onwards, Entrance Exams!
September 16, 2002
The girls start preparing for their school exams.
24. Yamamayaa
September 9, 2002
Sakaki is reunited with the Iriomote Mountain Kitten that she meet when she went to Okinawa.
Last Sports Fest in High School
23. Last Sports Fest in High School
September 2, 2002
This year there's a bread eating race!
Entrance Exams Study Camp!
22. Entrance Exams Study Camp!
August 26, 2002
The girls head to Chiyo's summer house to study for the most part.
School Trip
21. School Trip
August 19, 2002
The girls take a class trip to Okinawa. There they have fun taking in the sites & eating the wonderful food.
Third Year
20. Third Year
August 12, 2002
The girls are entering their last year in High School. Things are changing & the girls start to think about college.
One Spring Night
19. One Spring Night
August 5, 2002
It's springtime & the cherry blossoms are blooming. The girls wonder if they have too much free time on their hands.
Koyomi's Ordeals
18. Koyomi's Ordeals
July 29, 2002
Winter Break has ended & the girls return to school for the new year. Everyone is jealous that Yomi went to Hokkaido for break.
End of Second Semester and Christmas
17. End of Second Semester and Christmas
July 22, 2002
Christmas is just about here & the girls are busy with school, christmas presents & cards.
Culture Fest, Second Year
16. Culture Fest, Second Year
July 15, 2002
Its time for the culture fest & the girls come up with the idea of doing a haunted café.
Sports Fest, Second Year
15. Sports Fest, Second Year
July 8, 2002
During the girls preparation for the annual sports competition, they learn their teacher, Kimura, has a wife & daughter.
The Ocean, Summer Kimonos, and a Party!
14. The Ocean, Summer Kimonos, and a Party!
July 1, 2002
It is summer break again so Chiyo invites everyone over to her summer house.
13. Exams
June 24, 2002
Tomo tries to pass her exams despite Miss Yukari's doubts.
Chiyo-chan's Day
12. Chiyo-chan's Day
June 17, 2002
Chiyo faces life as an 11-year-old high school student.
Kagura and Sakaki
11. Kagura and Sakaki
June 10, 2002
Kagura does a lot.
We're Second Year Students!
10. We're Second Year Students!
June 3, 2002
The class worries they won't be together in their 2nd year. Chiyo demands respect from the 1st-year students.
Miss Sakaki
9. Miss Sakaki
May 27, 2002
It's Chiyo's 11th birthday! Sakaki loves cats.
New Year's Dream Special
8. New Year's Dream Special
May 20, 2002
All of the girls share their strange dreams.
Culture Fest
7. Culture Fest
May 13, 2002
The class decides on a soft toys exhibition.
Sports Fest
6. Sports Fest
May 6, 2002
It is festival time and all the students gear up for a winner take all school wide sports contest.
Summer Break
5. Summer Break
April 29, 2002
The girls are out of school for the summer so Chiyo invites everyone over to her summer house.
Pool, Pool, Pool
4. Pool, Pool, Pool
April 22, 2002
The girls think one of their teachers is a pervert.
3. Nyamo
April 15, 2002
The girls learn about their teachers Yukari and Nyamo.
Osaka's Day
2. Osaka's Day
April 8, 2002
Osaka is not having a good day as nothing is going her way.
Miss Yukari
1. Miss Yukari
April 1, 2002
It's the girls' first day of high school, which introduces a new world that they have to get used to.
  • Premiere Date
    April 1, 2002
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (3,531)