Sasameki Koto

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  • 2009
  • 1 Season

Sasameki Koto is a heartwarming romantic comedy anime that revolves around the story of two girls, Sumika Murasame and Ushio Kazama, who are in love with each other but are struggling to express it. The show follows their journey as they navigate their way through high school life while trying to come to terms with their feelings and find the courage to confess their love.

The character of Sumika Murasame, voiced by Ayahi Takagaki, is a tall and athletic girl who is secretly in love with her best friend Ushio Kazama but is unable to confess her feelings due to fear of rejection. Ushio Kazama, on the other hand, is a petite and cute girl who is oblivious to Sumika's feelings but is struggling with her own confusion about her sexual identity. She is voiced by Megumi Takamoto.

The show also features a supporting cast of characters who play an important role in both Sumika and Ushio's lives. These include Masaki Akemiya, voiced by Wataru Hatano, who has a crush on Sumika and tries to win her affections through various means; Tomoe Hachisuka, voiced by Ayana Taketatsu, a shy girl who has a crush on Ushio; and Miyako Taema, voiced by Saori Hayami, a popular and outgoing girl who is also in love with Ushio.

The show is set in a typical Japanese high school setting and explores various themes such as love, friendship, acceptance, and identity. It portrays the struggles of LGBTQ+ youth in a society that is often intolerant and hostile towards them. The show sensitively handles these themes and offers a refreshing perspective on the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals.

The animation is top-notch, with vibrant colors and fluid movements that bring the characters to life. The soundtrack is also exceptional, with a mix of upbeat and relaxing tracks that perfectly complement the show's tone.

Overall, Sasameki Koto is a charming and heartwarming anime that will appeal to fans of the romance genre. Its portrayal of LGBTQ+ themes and issues is refreshing and sensitive, and the characters are well-developed and relatable. If you are looking for a feel-good anime that explores the complexities of love and relationships, then Sasameki Koto is definitely worth a watch.

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Calling You
13. Calling You
December 30, 2009
Sumika ends up going out of town to her Dad's hometown for the festival and visiting the grave. Before Sumika leaves, she tells Ushio that she'll call her once she's there. Once Sumika gets to her destination they end up having to stay at a temple because of a small fire that broke out at the home. Once at the temple Sumika could not call Ushio since her phone did not get reception. The next day all Sumika could think about was talking to Ushio, though she did not have a chance because she was taking care of her relatives. At the same time, Ushio was waiting for Sumika to call her. The two of them could only think about hearing each other's voice.
Did you see the rain?
12. Did you see the rain?
December 23, 2009
One day at school, Sumika and the girls from the Girls' Club are stuck in the library when it suddenly starts raining. The girls were passing time by talking and hanging out until they find a suspicious note written in a corner of a book. Tomoe suggests that this will be a good way to pass the time and goes on a scavenger hunt for the hidden treasure. One note leads to another note, having the girls run throughout the campus trying to solve the riddles.
It's Nothing
11. It's Nothing
December 16, 2009
Azusa and the members of the Girls' Club head to the pool after their camp came to an abrupt end. Feeling that Sumika had to spend time with Azusa, she worries that there will not be enough time to spend with Ushio. Kiyori devises a plan to split up in to two groups; one group with Sumika, Ushio, and Tomoe and the other with Kiyori, Miyako, and Azusa. Having more time to spend with Ushio, Sumika is secretly filled with joy. The two groups have fun separately, though Azusa witnesses Sumika teaching Ushio how to swim. Azusa realizes their special relationship from witnessing their carefree expressions and the atmosphere that they created around themselves.
Accidents in the Summer
10. Accidents in the Summer
December 9, 2009
While the Girls' Club is headed to the beach for their summer camp, Sumika ended up helping Azusa in creating the fanzine. Sumika's body is helping with making the fanzine, though all she can think about is spending time with Ushio. Suddenly, Sumika comes up with an excuse that she had agreed to help Azusa make the fanzine, though did not promise to go along with her to the book sale. With that in mind, Sumika tries to finish making the fanzine to join the others at camp. With the overwhelming workload and Azusa's hopes and excitement that Sumika will join her at the book sale, Sumika starts feeling guilty.
Like a Sunflower
9. Like a Sunflower
December 2, 2009
After finishing midterms, Azusa, invites Sumika to go to a fanzine event. Azusa passionately persuades Sumika to author a fanzine with her. Sumika does not comprehend everything that Azusa tells her, not wanting the truth of 'Orino Masaka' to be revealed. Azusa mistakenly thinks that Sumika is all in with her and creates an original novel. Sumika accepts going to a camp planned by Tomoe with the 'Girls' Club,' forgetting that she got Azusa excited over the fanzine event. With great excitement, Azusa shows Sumika the draft of the novel but Sumika responds to her saying 'Was I suppose to do something?'
8. Ripple
November 25, 2009
Sumika's classmate, Aoi Azusa, is a fanatic fan of the author, 'Orino Masaka.' For some reason, Sumika is mistaken for a fellow fan. Knowing the truth about 'Orino Masaka,' which is that he is Ushio's older brother Norio, Sumika tries to stray the conversation away, since Azusa wholeheartedly believes that the author is a woman. On the way back to class, Sumika accidentally falls on top of Azusa. Ushio passes by and witnesses Sumika on top of Azusa. Sumika chases after Ushio, who leaves the scene without saying a word. When Sumika catches up to Ushio, she sees Ushio crying. Sumika does not know what to do and is in shock from the whole ordeal.
Boy Girl
7. Boy Girl
November 18, 2009
Manaka, Akemiya's younger sister, tries to negotiate with Sumika to make her go on a date with her brother, since he is lagging in making his move towards Sumika. Sumika ends up accepting the deal, falling into Manaka's plan. Oddly, Akemiya shows up to the date dressed up as a girl. The two go on a very strange date, which is all planned out by Manaka in order for Akemiya and Sumika to become closer. The places that they go to are all geared towards girls so that Akemiya would be able to show his charm to Sumika. Manaka is at each location, spying on the two, though none of the plans work in favor of Manaka.
A Night Together
6. A Night Together
November 11, 2009
Ushio is caught in a dilemma when an upperclassman, Chizuka, wants to reconcile with Ushio for the way that they previously parted ways. Sumika, worried about their relationship, is advised by Tomoe to train at becoming a ditzy girl that Ushio likes, though things don't pan out the way she wants them to. On the other hand, Ushio, not knowing what to do with Chizuka, heads over to Sumika's house instead. Sumika gets excited that Ushio has chosen her over the upperclassman, though she knows that Ushio still has feelings for the upperclassman when she hears the words 'I don't think anything of her.' Sumika, once again, experiences that she is sought after as a friend rather than a lover by Ushio.
5. Friends
November 4, 2009
One day, Tomoe and Miyako rush the Murasame household after school to have a planning meeting for the 'girls club'. Sumika's private life is disrupted by this, and the following day they head to Ushio's house. At Ushio's house, Sumika is irritated by Miyako's overbearing personality and the pranks that she plays. Somehow, Sumika and Miyako end up having a cook-off when Ushio brings out maid costumes. Sumika and Miyako, run to get the ingredients for their cook-off and start their cook-off. The cook-off ends in a dismal result since Sumika doesn't know how to cook well. Sumika tries to run away feeling that she is not girlish enough though…
4. 4+1
October 28, 2009
Ushio is curious to the identity of the two kissing girls. Ushio mentions that she desires a cute girlfriend, which prompts Kiyori to start a search for the perfect girl. While out with Ushio, Sumika comes to a realization that the two girls she witnessed kissing were her classmates, Hachisuka Tomoe and Taema Miyako. Sumika is called out by the two girls and is asked if she wants to be involved in creating a school club called "Girl's Club," a group of girls who were liked by other girls in school. Sumika becomes conflicted after her true feelings towards Ushio are revealed. Initially, Sumika isn't thrilled about being part of the club. Nevertheless, Sumika begins recruiting for the club when Ushio expresses a desire for her presence and drags Masaki into helping her.
First Kiss
3. First Kiss
October 21, 2009
Sumika and Ushio witness two girls kissing in a classroom after school. After observing this, Ushio decides to start practicing for her first kiss for that cute girl that would arrive some day. Sumika, who always accompanies Ushio with her antics, prays that she would be her first kiss. Sumika hopes that Ushio would consider practicing on her, but Ushio mentions that she is too tall for her. Sumika then realizes that she is not what Ushio wants. However, Ushio calls Sumika into a classroom after school and Sumika becomes excited.
Pretty People
2. Pretty People
October 14, 2009
Ushio fawns over a cute looking model in a magazine. Meanwhile, Sumika is a bit downhearted that she herself is not what people would consider cute. She becomes a bit surprised when Masaki calls her cute, though it manages to lift her spirits. Sumika tries to confess to Ushio, but is abruptly told she is "not her type" before she has a chance. Just then, Ushio spots the model, who immediately runs off. Sumika chases her on behalf of Ushio only to discover that the model is actually Masaki, who had been crossdressing to get Sumika's attention. She rejects him, but points out that neither of them will give up even after rejection.
Sasameki Koto 1
1. Sasameki Koto 1
October 7, 2009
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  • Premiere Date
    October 7, 2009