Bunny Drop

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  • TV-PG
  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 8.3  (3,779)

Bunny Drop is a heartwarming slice-of-life anime that follows the story of a young man named Daikichi Kawachi, who one day discovers that his grandfather has passed away. While attending the funeral, Daikichi is shocked to learn that his grandfather had an illegitimate daughter named Rin, who is just six years old.

To Daikichi's surprise, none of his relatives want to take in Rin as she is considered a shameful reminder of his grandfather's infidelity. In a spur of the moment decision, Daikichi decides to take Rin under his wing and raise her as his own daughter.

As a bachelor who has never had any experience raising a child, Daikichi finds himself struggling to keep up with Rin's needs as she adapts to her new life. From buying clothes and enrolling her in a new school to preparing meals and dealing with tantrums, Daikichi quickly realizes that parenthood is no easy feat.

Despite the challenges, Daikichi is determined to do whatever it takes to give Rin a happy life. Along the way, he receives help and advice from his friends and family, including his kindly neighbor Yukari, who has a daughter of her own.

The show explores the ups and downs of parenthood as Daikichi and Rin navigate their new roles as father and daughter. Bunny Drop is a refreshing depiction of family life that highlights the joys and struggles of raising a child, while also delving into deeper themes such as identity, family, and sacrifice.

What sets Bunny Drop apart from other anime is its realistic portrayal of parenting. Unlike other shows that often rely on supernatural elements or over-the-top humor, Bunny Drop focuses on the everyday challenges of raising a child. From potty training to bedtime stories, every aspect of parenting is explored in great detail.

The show's characters are another highlight. Daikichi is a relatable protagonist who is not perfect, but is always willing to do what is best for Rin. Rin is a charming and lovable character who captures the heart of everyone she meets. Together, they form a heartwarming bond that drives the show forward.

The animation and soundtrack are also top-notch. The vibrant colors and detailed backgrounds bring the story to life, while the gentle soundtrack perfectly captures the show's emotional tone.

Overall, Bunny Drop is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys heartfelt stories about family and relationships. The show's realistic portrayal of parenthood and relatable characters make it a standout anime that is sure to touch the hearts of viewers of all ages.

Bunny Drop is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (11 episodes). The series first aired on July 6, 2011.

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First Step
11. First Step
September 14, 2011
A year has passed since Daikichi met Rin. He thinks about what it means to be a parent while he and Rin play at the park. He experiences firsthand just how wonderful it is to live with someone else.
Stomach Flu
10. Stomach Flu
September 7, 2011
On the way back from the town's culture festival, Daikichi learns that Rin has a fever. Despite being encouraged by Kouki's mother, Daikichi grows progressively more worried about Rin. He then realizes just how important Rin has become to him.
A Typhoon Is Here!
9. A Typhoon Is Here!
August 31, 2011
A large-scale typhoon is coming! When Daikichi goes to pick up Rin at the daycare center, he finds that only Rin and Kouki are still waiting there. The three go home together, although the kids are much more excited about the coming storm than Daikichi.
Grandpa's Precious
8. Grandpa's Precious
August 24, 2011
Rin's summer vacation has started. Daikichi decides to pay his respects at Souichi's grave together with Rin. Upon seeing a rindou flower placed in an ink bottle at the gravestone, Daikichi deduces that Masako was there mere moments ago.
Leaving Home in Secret
7. Leaving Home in Secret
August 17, 2011
Daikichi's cousin, Haruko, ran away from her home along with her daughter, Reina. After talking with Haruko, however, he realizes how strong she has become over the years. He wonders what it means to marry'what it means to be family.
My Tree
6. My Tree
August 10, 2011
Rin finally enters elementary school. Daikichi suggests planting a memorial tree for her. He wonders if Souichi had planted a tree for Rin after she was born. Though not his ideal solution, he seeks out Masako once more for answers...
Daikichi, Just Be Daikichi
5. Daikichi, Just Be Daikichi
August 3, 2011
The day Daikichi will meet Rin's mother finally arrives. However, he is completely shocked when he learns what Masako is really like. As they part ways, Masako makes a specific request to Daikichi.
4. Letter
July 27, 2011
Rin is enrolled in a new, local preschool and befriends a boy named Kouki. Kouki's mother is a single parent who also happens to be very beautiful'a combination that causes Daikichi's heart to skip several beats.
Daikichi's Decision
3. Daikichi's Decision
July 20, 2011
Daikichi returns to his parents' home to find clues regarding Rin's mother's whereabouts. Although Daikichi's parents were against his becoming Rin's guardian, they soften up because they cannot deny that it feels like they have a new grandchild.
Pinky Swear
2. Pinky Swear
July 13, 2011
What kind of clothes should I get her? What about dinner? What do I do about school? Daikichi is swept away by one responsibility after another. On her first day of preschool, Rin's expression shows worry as Daikichi walks away from her to go to work.
Rindou Flower Girl
1. Rindou Flower Girl
July 6, 2011
Daikichi Kawachi is a 30-year-old bachelor. He meets an unfamiliar girl named Rin while at his grandfather's funeral. He comes to find out that girl is his grandfather's illegitimate child. There is a palpable rift between Rin and the rest of the family.
Where to Watch Bunny Drop
Bunny Drop is available for streaming on the NIS America website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bunny Drop on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    July 6, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (3,779)