Muteki Kanban Musume

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  • TV-14
  • 2006
  • 1 Season
  • 8.2  (58)

Muteki Kanban Musume is a unique and hilarious anime series that aired in 2006 on Chiba TV. The show revolves around the life of a high school girl named Onimaru Miki, who takes great pride in her work as a delivery girl for her family's Chinese restaurant. Miki is known for her incredible speed and tenacity on the job, and she constantly finds herself wrapped up in wacky and comical situations as she delivers meals to customers all around town.

One of the things that sets Muteki Kanban Musume apart from other anime series is its distinctive art style. The animation is colorful and bold, featuring exaggerated character designs and over-the-top facial expressions that perfectly convey the show's slapstick humor. The soundtrack is equally fitting, with upbeat and catchy J-pop tracks that add to the energetic tone of the show.

The voice cast for Muteki Kanban Musume is also top-notch, with several talented voice actors bringing the show's characters to life. Ami Koshimizu plays the lead role of Miki, bringing her spunky and determined personality to every scene. Nobuyuki Hiyama plays a rival delivery boy named Megumi, who frequently clashes with Miki and provides plenty of comic relief throughout the series. Hitomi Nabatame plays another delivery girl named Fukagawa Kenta, who becomes a close friend and ally of Miki's as the show progresses. Yuichi Nakamura plays the role of Miki's love interest, a shy and nervous boy named Ohta, who often finds himself caught up in Miki's wild antics. Sayuri Sadaoka, Kaori Mine, and Saki Nakajima also provide excellent supporting performances as various members of Miki's family and co-workers at the restaurant.

Each episode of Muteki Kanban Musume is split into two self-contained stories, with Miki taking on a new delivery challenge in each one. Some of her assignments include delivering food to a hospital full of amputee patients, taking on a group of rival delivery girls in a high-speed race through town, and even battling a group of alien invaders in a giant mecha suit. The show's comedy is often absurd and exaggerated, but it always manages to stay grounded thanks to the relatable and likable characters that populate its world.

While Muteki Kanban Musume is primarily a comedy series, it does occasionally touch on more serious themes as well. Miki's intense work ethic and dedication to her job often lead her to neglect her personal life and relationships, and the show explores the consequences of this in a thoughtful and nuanced way. Additionally, the show occasionally touches on issues of gender identity and class politics, such as when Miki has to deliver food to a group of wealthy high school girls who look down on her for her lower status.

Overall, Muteki Kanban Musume is a fun and engaging anime series that is sure to appeal to fans of slapstick humor and goofy characters. Its unique art style and energetic tone make it stand out from other anime series, and its skillful handling of more serious themes adds depth and stakes to its already entertaining storylines. If you're looking for a lighthearted comedy with a lot of heart, Muteki Kanban Musume is definitely worth checking out.

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Seasons
When you were broken/The buried party
12. When you were broken/The buried party
September 19, 2006
Miki drinks beer and gets drunk. In her drunk personality, she is very cute, shy and husband looking girl. In the other episode, Megumi is also drunk, and becomes an abusive and violent tomboy. But after while, they (literally) knock the alcohol out of each other, and are back to their normal (but still violent) selves again.
The Guy Lets His Back Do the Talking / A Deadly Fight With a Happy Face
11. The Guy Lets His Back Do the Talking / A Deadly Fight With a Happy Face
September 12, 2006
Toshiyuki allows people to ride on his back, though refuses to allow Miki unless it's for emergency situations. A Delivery Girl contest pits Miki and Megumi to compete against each other, as well as other female competitors.
Work for the Win/Sudden Fight! Nishiyama Kankuro VS Kannazuki Megumi
10. Work for the Win/Sudden Fight! Nishiyama Kankuro VS Kannazuki Megumi
September 5, 2006
Kankuro works hard at the ramen shop while Miki makes deliveries, so that he can challenge her when she comes back. The two have a short competition to see who is the better poster girl. Kankuro and Megumi team up to fight Miki.
A Falling Superstar/A Mother's Worry
9. A Falling Superstar/A Mother's Worry
August 29, 2006
Miki, Megumi, and Kankuro try to find out if Makiko has any weaknesses at all. Makiko questions her method of disciplining Miki, and tries a different way of treating her daughter, much to Miki's displeasure.
That guy sure looks like he's the strongest/A bad guy is coming
8. That guy sure looks like he's the strongest/A bad guy is coming
August 22, 2006
Miki helps Akihiko get over his personal conflict over Hell's Bunny, the famous villain on Star Rangers. Megumi helps, too, by cosplaying as Hell's Bunny. She then uses the costume to attract attention to the bakery. A little girl gets "Hell's Bunny" to perform for her sickly brother in the hospital. When Miki shakes Megumi (as Hell's Bunny) unconscious, the group gets help from the real Hell's Bunny and Pink Star.
Peel off the Fake Smile/Sneaking in! The Demon's nest
7. Peel off the Fake Smile/Sneaking in! The Demon's nest
August 16, 2006
Miki's attempt to expose Megumi's evil inner personality backfires. Megumi finds out that the Onimaru shop is so popular at lunch because everyone comes to see Miki fight.
Fight! Bark Bark VS Nya Nya/The rift that looked like red string
6. Fight! Bark Bark VS Nya Nya/The rift that looked like red string
August 9, 2006
Kankuro tries to fight Toshiyuki in order to train against Miki. Wakana thinks Kankuro's constant challenges to Miki are a sign of hidden love.
Let's see who must win/You're my stepping stone
5. Let's see who must win/You're my stepping stone
August 2, 2006
Miki and Megumi fight over a pig plush toy. A "facial sumo" contest takes place. Miki and Megumi get stuck in a closed-off alley; with Kankuro, Akihiko, and Toshiyuki, they fight to see who will use the others' bodies as a ramp to reach a ladder.
Before the trip starts/Let me guide you
4. Before the trip starts/Let me guide you
July 25, 2006
Tomoka is introduced. Miki helps the teacher with her self-consciousness problem, and they persuade a delinquent to return to school. Megumi mistakens Tomoka for an angry ghost.
An Impervious Enemy/Wanting to Wipe the Tears from that Child
3. An Impervious Enemy/Wanting to Wipe the Tears from that Child
July 18, 2006
Toshiyuki is introduced. Miki and Megumi spar with him. When Toshiyuki gets lost, everybody looks for him, but they are unaware of his name and think they are looking for Wakana's brother instead.
Challenger - Nishiyama Kankuro/Our Fight Isn't Over Yet!
2. Challenger - Nishiyama Kankuro/Our Fight Isn't Over Yet!
July 11, 2006
Kankuro is introduced. He tries to get revenge for the bullying Miki did to him, without success.
Invincible Poster Girl/Another Poster Girl
1. Invincible Poster Girl/Another Poster Girl
July 4, 2006
Miki, Megumi, Makiko, and Akihiko are introduced. Miki demonstrates her willingness to slack off from work in order to help others. Miki and Megumi face off.
Description
  • Premiere Date
    July 4, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (58)