Squid Girl

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  • TV-PG
  • 2010
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.5  (498)

Squid Girl is a Japanese anime television series that aired on TV Tokyo from 2010 to 2014. The show centers around the story of a young girl who is half-human, half-squid. The lead character, Squid Girl, sets out to conquer the human race after becoming fed up with the pollution that humans have caused in the ocean.

The show takes place in a small seaside town called Lemon Beach where Squid Girl runs into the Aizawa family, who runs a beach house restaurant. The family takes Squid Girl in and attempts to help her acclimate to life on land. Squid Girl has an abrasive personality and initially seeks to conquer humans, but over time she grows to appreciate the kindness and warmth of the Aizawa family.

The main character is voiced by Yuichi Nakamura, who brings a great deal of energy and enthusiasm to the role. Squid Girl is a lively and mischievous character, which leads to a number of humorous situations throughout the series. The show is primarily a comedy, and Squid Girl's antics never fail to make audiences laugh.

In addition to Squid Girl, the show features a cast of colorful characters who interact with her throughout the series. The Aizawa family consists of three sisters; the eldest Chizuru, the middle Takeru, and the youngest, Eiko. Each sister has a distinct personality that adds to the humor and heart of the show. The town of Lemon Beach is also home to a number of other quirky characters, including a scientist who is obsessed with studying Squid Girl and a trio of beach-loving thugs.

The animation style is bright and colorful, with a wide range of facial expressions and movements that add to the comedic impact of each scene. The art and animation in the show are well done, with lively character designs and a variety of imaginative settings.

The episodes are structured as individual skits that can stand alone, but also connect to create a larger narrative over the course of the series. Each episode features Squid Girl and the Aizawa family in a series of comedic situations, with the show's overarching theme of Squid Girl's struggle to adapt to life on land.

Throughout the series, Squid Girl grows and changes as a character, learning to appreciate the value of human kindness and friendship. Her relationship with the Aizawa family is central to the show, and it is through her interactions with them that Squid Girl learns to let go of her desire for revenge on humans.

Overall, Squid Girl is a fun and lighthearted show that is perfect for audiences of all ages. The show's humor, characters, and animation all combine to make a great viewing experience. Whether you're a fan of anime or simply looking for a good laugh, Squid Girl is definitely worth checking out.

Squid Girl is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (34 episodes). The series first aired on October 9, 2010.

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Practice Makes Squid Perfect?! Ink That A Festival?!
12. Practice Makes Squid Perfect?! Ink That A Festival?!
December 26, 2011
Squid Girl decides that the Lemon should test their defenses against other invaders. But little do they know Squid Girl has other plans for this mock invasion... A fight breaks out between Squid Girl and Eiko and this time things aren't patching up as quickly. With the tension in the air Chizuru closes the restaurant early so the group can go to the local Festival. Will Squid Girl go back to the sea or will a mysterious visitor be the key.
Squidn't That Hypnosis?! Shall We Join Tentacles?! I Ink We're Alone Now?!
11. Squidn't That Hypnosis?! Shall We Join Tentacles?! I Ink We're Alone Now?!
December 19, 2011
Squid Girl manages to hypnotize most of the staff of the Lemon. Now she can begin her invading, but one program remains, Chizuru The Three Stooges and the owner of the Southern Winds Owner have teamed up to issue the ultimate challenge. This new Squid Girl might prove to be her biggest challenge. Squid Girl tries to do evil deeds but they keep backfiring, usually in Chizuru's face. Chizuru is going to want some alone time with Squid Girl to… talk.
Squid Meets Grill?! Wanna Learn Self-Squidfense?! Aren't You Freezing Your Tentacles Off?!
10. Squid Meets Grill?! Wanna Learn Self-Squidfense?! Aren't You Freezing Your Tentacles Off?!
December 12, 2011
The Aizawa family and Squid Girl sit down to a Korean barbeque dinner. Eiko fights to win a piece of beef from Squid Girl and Chizuru's speedy hands and tentacles. Ayumi is being hit on by a few guys in front of the Lemon when Eiko saves her. Ayumi asks Eiko to teach her how to protect herself. On an insanely hot summer day, the three stooges show up at the Lemon with their latest gadget which cools the building. Being unable to attract customers with the coolness, they decide to up the power...
Eel You Play House With Me?! Didn't We Have A Squidrrangement?! Shall We Jet Over To An Amusement Park?!
9. Eel You Play House With Me?! Didn't We Have A Squidrrangement?! Shall We Jet Over To An Amusement Park?!
December 5, 2011
Squid Girl is the dad, Eiko is the mom, Sane is the other woman, and Kiyomi is the other other woman who is pregnant… This is getting weird. When Chizuru and Eiko give Squid Girl a bag and planner, she turns to Kiyomi to how use them. This will be Squid Girls first time at the amusement park and the last time.
Watch My Shell While I'm Out?! Quitting Cold Squid?! Come Down With A Squiddle Heat Stroke?!
8. Watch My Shell While I'm Out?! Quitting Cold Squid?! Come Down With A Squiddle Heat Stroke?!
November 28, 2011
There has been a series of robberies around the neighborhood. Squid Girl has been left alone to watch the house. She realizes being alone can be boring, but that's ok, Chizuru's dad has come to visit! Shrimp is Squid Girls one weakness. She is determined to quit, but it won't be that easy. Squid Girl is first aid booth suffering from heat stroke. Everything is fine until the lifeguards bring in… Sanae?! Squid Girl is unable to move and at the mercy of her biggest admirer.
Care To Squidertain Our Guests?! Ink That Amnesia?! You Porpoise Joining The Club?!
7. Care To Squidertain Our Guests?! Ink That Amnesia?! You Porpoise Joining The Club?!
November 21, 2011
The owner of Minamikaze has invited the girls of Lemon to his home, once there the mood changes drastically. How can the girls escape? Squid Girl is suffering from amnesia and everybody is trying to convince her she is an alien, girlfriend, or sister, but what about invader? The Invasion Club has been formed, join and watch how they systematically invade the city.
Run, Squid, Run?! Ink that an SP?! Wanna go on an esquidpade?!
6. Run, Squid, Run?! Ink that an SP?! Wanna go on an esquidpade?!
November 14, 2011
Everybody is out for a jog when they run into Goro. He takes this opportunity to spend time with Chizuru while Takeru and Eiko show Squid Girl around the city. Sanae has become a bodyguard to Squid Girl. Is this a new ruse to get closer? What trouble will Mini-Squid Girl get into now?
I Ink That's Radio-controlled?! Squidn't it Tanabata?! A squiddle playtime alone?!
5. I Ink That's Radio-controlled?! Squidn't it Tanabata?! A squiddle playtime alone?!
October 31, 2011
Squid Girl has to pay the price for breaking Takeru's new toy. Everybody is prepping their wishes for Tanabata and Squid Girl can't pick just one. All of Takeru's friends are busy and he doesn't know what to do. That's when 'Play Alone Squidmeister' teaches him the ropes.
Squidn't that English?! Ink you can stop it?! Get my drift?!
4. Squidn't that English?! Ink you can stop it?! Get my drift?!
October 17, 2011
Takeru was stopped by a foreigner and couldn't respond. It is up to Cindy to teach him English. Squid Girl won't miss this moment to invade English. Squid Girl has learned about tickling and out on the prowl to find victims. It's time for a boat ride with "Black Tiger"
How About A Squiddle Walk?! Time To Squidzercise?! Wanna Lend A Helping Tentacle?!
3. How About A Squiddle Walk?! Time To Squidzercise?! Wanna Lend A Helping Tentacle?!
October 10, 2011
Alex is disgruntled by seeing Sanae being overly happy about Squid Girl's visit that day. When she finally arrives, he bites her in the leg. Seeing that, Eiko suggests that Squid Girl takes Alex on a walk. One morning, when Squid Girl is taking a walk on the beach, she sees kids gathering and moving synchronized to strange music. Convinced that it must be some sort of ritual or brainwashing, she can't get the movements out of her head. When Gorou sees with what kind of ease Squid Girl retrieves Takeru's ball that was washed away by the tides, he asks her if she wants to become a life saver.
Shall We Swim To An Elementary School?! Squid In Cosplay?! Floating Above Sea Level
2. Shall We Swim To An Elementary School?! Squid In Cosplay?! Floating Above Sea Level
October 3, 2011
Squid Girl accompanies Takeru to the first day of school. As usual, the kids love her, which leads the kids' teacher to get quite irate. Then she leads Takeru's class on an invasion, but end up in a soccer match with another class. But she can't use her tentacles well and... Eiko and Chizuru notice that the house at the sea, Lemon, have very few female customers, so they ask Nagisa to dress like a guy. The plan works out and when Nagisa is in character, she is not even afraid of Squid Girl. While the sisters are plotting how to get even more female guests in, the proprietor of the South Wind appears. When Sanae appears on the verge of death in a diet suit in the heat of the summer, Squid Girl ask her what a diet is and the conversation shifts to body weight. When Squid Girl steps on the scale, it shows 100kg. Is this a new secret of her?
Who's Up For A Squid-vasion?! / Ink That's A Love Rival?! / Making A Few Squid With Jellyfish
1. Who's Up For A Squid-vasion?! / Ink That's A Love Rival?! / Making A Few Squid With Jellyfish
September 26, 2011
One day, when Squid Girl is playing games as usual, Eiko derides her as being a "half-assed" invader. This reminds Squid Girl of her plans of conquering the surface world and sets about to reboot her plans. However, she suddenly grows wary of the actions of the people around her and...!? Squid Girl is busily working at the Lemon. On this day, Kiyomi decides to visit her. As Squid Girl hasn't seen her in a while, she's quite happy about this. Unfortunately, Sanae arrives at the same time and sees how Squid Girl and Kiyomi are having a chat that's too friendly for her tastes. Because of an explosion in the jellyfish population, Gorou and Squid Girl end up betting who can catch more. But Chizuru turns the whole thing into a competition open to all. Squid Girl wanted to win with a huge margin, but her overambitious nature causes her to get stung by the jellyfish instead.
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Where to Watch Squid Girl
Squid Girl is available for streaming on the TV Tokyo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Squid Girl on demand at Vudu.
  • Premiere Date
    October 9, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (498)