• TV-14
  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 6.8  (228)

KINMOZA! is a heartwarming and cute anime series that follows the story of a Japanese girl named Shinobu Oomiya who goes to England to study abroad. There, she meets a beautiful and energetic blond girl named Alice Cartelet who becomes her friend and exchange partner. The two girls quickly hit it off and Shinobu discovers that Alice is actually half-British and half-Japanese, just like herself.

Throughout the series, viewers get to see Shinobu and Alice's daily lives as they attend school together, have fun exploring England, and bond over their cultural differences. Shinobu is shy and reserved, while Alice is outgoing and adventurous, but the two complement each other perfectly and their friendship grows stronger with each passing day.

The show also features a cast of charming side characters, including Alice's friends Karen and Aya, and Shinobu's little sister Isami. Each character has their own unique personality and quirks that make them stand out and add to the overall charm of the series.

One of the most notable aspects of KINMOZA! is its stunning animation and bright, cheerful art style. The character designs are adorable and eye-catching, and the backgrounds are beautifully detailed and realistic. The use of vibrant colors and intricate patterns creates a whimsical and enchanting atmosphere that perfectly matches the show's charming and heartwarming tone.

In addition to its gorgeous visuals, KINMOZA! also boasts a delightful soundtrack filled with cheerful and uplifting songs that capture the show's playful and upbeat spirit. The opening and ending themes are particularly catchy and memorable, and the overall score perfectly complements the series' lighthearted and fun-loving tone.

Beyond its cute and charming exterior, KINMOZA! also explores deeper themes of friendship and cultural exchange. As Shinobu and Alice navigate their different languages and traditions, they learn to appreciate each other's cultures and find common ground in their shared experiences. The show celebrates diversity and encourages viewers to embrace cultural differences and find joy in learning from one another.

Overall, KINMOZA! is a delightful and heartwarming anime series that will leave viewers with a smile on their face. Its charming characters, beautiful animation, and uplifting themes make it a perfect choice for anyone looking for a feel-good show that celebrates the power of friendship and cultural exchange. Whether you're a fan of slice-of-life anime or just looking for something cheerful to brighten your day, KINMOZA! is definitely worth checking out.

KINMOZA! is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on July 6, 2013.

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Golden Moment
12. Golden Moment
October 22, 2013
It's Day 1 of the girls' second year, and they've been split into two different classes! Later, Shino regales her friends with a lovely musical.
E 12
12. E 12
September 21, 2013
With the new term beginning, Alice is excited until she sees the class changes and immediately begins acting absent. Alice has been put in a different class from Shinobu. Her classmate Yoko becomes worried when she is unable to cheer up Alice.
Try and Guess How Much I Like You
11. Try and Guess How Much I Like You
September 14, 2013
With the arrival of the New Year, Aya and Yoko idly discuss their first dreams of the year at school. Karen, who suddenly appears dressed in a Japanese kimono, announces something terrible happened to Alice in her first dream. Shinobu appears on the scene with a sad expression on her face, and Alice shows up wearing her English school uniform with a different air about her?!
The Wonderful Five
10. The Wonderful Five
September 7, 2013
Shinobu and Alice watch the morning horoscopes on TV. In contrast with Shinobu, who is delighted when her sign is declared the luckiest of the day, Alice is shocked when she learns her sign is the unluckiest. The superstitious Alice follows Shinobu, hoping to be as close to a lucky person as possible, but...
Who Isn't Sleeping?
9. Who Isn't Sleeping?
August 31, 2013
While heading home from school together one day, Aya announces she will have the house to herself tonight because her parents are on a trip. At fist she attempts to casually tell them she is lonely, but her friends ignore her. The girls attempt to cook in Aya's kitchen, but in contrast with Aya's insistence on carefully measuring the seasoning, Yoko says she can eyeball the amount.
What Day Is Today?
8. What Day Is Today?
August 24, 2013
The girls excitedly prepare for the school festival. Alice's class is busy preparing for their cafe, and Karen's class is busy preparing for their play. The night before the festival, Alice happily marks her calendar and informs Shinobu tomorrow is an important day. However, Shinobu is unable to remember the reason for the anniversary...?!
Hungry Karen
7. Hungry Karen
August 17, 2013
As usual, Karen comes to Shinobu and her friends' classroom during lunch with bags full of snacks and bread in each hand. It seems her classmates have been gifting the items to the popular Karen. Karen is shocked when Alice asks if she's gained weight since coming to Japan.
Golden Alice, Golden Karen
6. Golden Alice, Golden Karen
August 10, 2013
The five girls excitedly discuss taking a trip together. Yoko, who wants to go to the beach, and Karen, who wants to go to the mountains, find themselves at odds. Overwhelmed my Karen's passion, the girls head to the mountains over their summer break...
Together With Onee-chan
5. Together With Onee-chan
August 3, 2013
Shinobu manages to score zero points on her math test. Unable to let this slide, Aya helps Shinobu study at school, and Aya and Karen ask Aya to help them study as well. Between studying, Karen discovers a camera in Isami's room, Shinobu's older sister and model.
Aya, Nervous in the Rain
4. Aya, Nervous in the Rain
July 27, 2013
Shinobu stays home from school with a cold. While her friends at school are worrying about her, Yoko suddenly runs up and informs the group she found a letter in her shoe box.
What Kind of Friends Will I Make
3. What Kind of Friends Will I Make
July 20, 2013
Perhaps because of Alice's arrival, Shinobu, Aya, and Yoko find themselves noticing foreigners frequently around town. Yoko suddenly announces she met a blonde girl just recently, and an excited Shinobu asks Yoko for more details.
Even if I'm Small
2. Even if I'm Small
July 13, 2013
Several weeks after arriving at Shinobu's home, Alice has grown used to life there and is enjoying her high school life in Japan. The mild-mannered and kind Shinobu. The composed but sometimes scatterbrained Aya. The bright and energetic Yoko with her monstrous appetite. Sensitive about her height and shy, Alice managed to make good friends and was spending her days happily, but... Alice begins wondering what her friends think of her and becomes lost deep in thought. Wonderland
1. Wonderland
July 6, 2013
Omiya Shinobu has just become a first year high school student. Heading to school in an unfamiliar uniform, she finds a single piece of air mail on the counter in the entrance to her home. The sender is the daughter of the family she stayed with in middle school, Alice Cartalet!
Where to Watch KINMOZA!
KINMOZA! is available for streaming on the Showgate website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch KINMOZA! on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    July 6, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (228)