Kokoro Connect (TV)

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[ adapted from Kokoro Connect (light novel) ]

Alternative title:
Связь сердец (Russian) 
ココロコネクト (Japanese) 
Genres: comedy , drama , romance , supernatural 
Themes: body switch , Psychology , school 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: Kokoro Connect revolves around the daily, not so normal lives of Taichi, Iori, Himeko, Yoshifumi and Yui and their encounters in the Cultural Research Club. Up until recently they thought that they and their friends lived normal happy lives, but now the Heartseed is pulling their lives apart and exposing their inner secrets through body switching, urges and age regression. 
User Ratings: 949 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 99 votes (sub:88, dub:3, raw:3, ?:1, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Excellent: 262 votes (sub:230, dub:19, raw:3, others:10
8 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Very good: 230 votes (sub:203, dub:17, raw:1, ?:1, others:8
2 Russian subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 German subtitled
)
 Good: 179 votes (sub:162, dub:6, ?:2, raw:1, others:8
3 French subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Vietnamese subtitled
1 Tagalog dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Decent: 79 votes (sub:71, dub:4, ?:1, others:3
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
)
 So-so: 40 votes (sub:38, dub:2)
 Not really good: 23 votes (sub:20, dub:2, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Weak: 17 votes (sub:14, dub:3)
 Bad: 11 votes (sub:9, dub:2)
 Awful: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Worst ever: 4 votes (sub:4)
Seen in part or in whole by 1461 users, rank: #740 (of 6020)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.677 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.8084, rank: #903 (of 6015)
Weighted mean: 7.624 (Very good−), rank: #869 (of 6015) (seen all: 7.66 / seen some: 7.91 / won't finish: 4.78)
Bayesian estimate: 7.622 (Very good−), rank: #676 (of 4523)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 17 
Episode titles: We have 17
Vintage: 2012-07-07 to 2012-09-29 
Opening Theme:
"Paradigm" by eufonius 
Ending Theme:
#1: "Kokoro no Kara" by Team. Nekokan [Neko] feat. Junca Amaoto 
#2: "Cry Out" by Team. Nekokan [Neko] feat. Atsuko (eps 6-) 
#3: "Salvage" by Team. Nekokan [Neko] feat. Rekka Katakiri (eps 11-13) 
#4: "I scream Chocolatl" by Team.Nekokan [Neko] featuring. Lia (eps 14-17) 
Official website:
ココロコネクト (Japanese) 
Trivia: We have 3
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Kokoro Connect - The Complete TV Series (Blu-Ray) 2013-10-22 (from $40.29)
    Kokoro Connect - Original Anime Selection (Blu-Ray) 2013-12-10 (from $22.92)
DVD (Region 1)
    Kokoro Connect - The Complete TV Series (DVD) 2013-10-22 (from $34.83)
    Kokoro Connect - Original Anime Selection (DVD) 2013-12-10 (from $16.21)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Shin Oonuma 
Director: Shinya Kawamo 
Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo 
Script: Fumihiko Shimo (eps 1-17) 
Storyboard:
Hideyo Yamamoto (ep 14) 
Hiroyuki Shimazu (eps 3, 13) 
Kiyoko Sayama (ep 11) 
Konan Hanafuda (ep 4) 
Kunihiko Ikuhara (ED #3) 
Kyōhei Ishiguro (ep 12) 
Masayoshi Nishida (ep 7) 
Naoto Hosoda (ep 2) 
Noriyuki Abe (ep 9) 
Shinya Kawamo (OP #1, OP #2, ED #4; ep 1) 
Takahiro Omori (ED #2) 
Takaomi Kanasaki (eps 8, 16) 
Tatsuyuki Nagai (ED #1) 
Tomohiro Furukawa (ED #3) 
Tomoyuki Kurokawa (ep 15) 
Toshihiko Masuda (ep 6) 
Yuuichi Nihei (eps 5, 10, 17) 
Episode Director:
Jin Tamamura (eps 6, 11, 14) 
Jun Fukuda (eps 4, 10, 17) 
Masato Jinbo (eps 2, 5) 
Shinya Kawamo (ep 1) 
Tomoka Nagaoka (eps 3, 9, 15) 
Tomoyuki Kurokawa (ep 16) 
Yorifusa Yamaguchi (eps 8, 13) 
Yutaka Hirata (eps 7, 12) 
Unit Director:
Kunihiko Ikuhara (ED #3) 
Shinya Kawamo (OP #1, OP #2, ED #4) 
Takahiro Omori (ED #2) 
Tatsuyuki Nagai (ED #1) 
Music: Yasuhiro Misawa 
Original creator: Sadanatsu Anda 
Original Character Design: Shiromizakana 
Character Design: Toshifumi Akai 
Art Director: Kōichi Monma (Studio Tulip) 
Art:
Ah Young Cho (Studio Tulip; eps 1-3) 
Azusa Kondo (Studio Tulip; eps 4-17) 
Haruka Ito (Studio Tulip; eps 4-17) 
Katsuhisa Takiguchi (Studio Tulip; eps 1-3) 
Nao Nakamichi (Studio Tulip; eps 1-3) 
Reina Ōyoshi (Studio Tulip; eps 1-17) 
Sayaka Mogami (Studio Tulip; eps 1-3) 
Scott MacDonald (Studio Tulip; eps 1-3) 
Shiori Anzai (Studio Tulip; eps 1-3) 
Tomomi Arakawa (Studio Tulip; eps 1-3) 
Chief Animation Director:
Asami Watanabe (eps 2-3) 
Megumi Noda (eps 2-3) 
Noriko Tsutsumiya (eps 3-4) 
Animation Director:
Asami Watanabe  (OP #1; ep 7) 
Megumi Noda (OP #1, OP#2, ED #2, ED #4; eps 1, 13) 
Mutsumi Sasaki (ep 12) 
Noriko Tsutsumiya (ep 16) 
Takashi Kojima (ED #3) 
Toshifumi Akai (ED #1) 
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama 
Director of Photography: Kazuhiro Yamada (Asahi Production) 
Producer:
Masako Takayama (Enterbrain) 
Takahiro Yamanaka (Starchild Records) 

2D CG:
Kazuhiro Yamada (OP #1, OP #2, ED #1, ED #2, ED #3) 
Takashi Yanagida (ED #4) 
Yuuichirou Nagata (OP #1, OP#2, ED #1, ED #2, ED #3) 
2nd Key Animation: Yumi Haruki (ep 12) 
Additional Production Design: Masashi Tsunemitsu (ep 1) 
Animation producer: Hayato Kaneko 
Assistant Animation Director:
Asami Watanabe (eps 10-11, 17) 
Kazuyuki Yamayoshi (eps 1, 5) 
Mutsumi Sasaki (ep 15) 
Yoshimitsu Yamashita (4 episodes
eps 7, 13-14, 17
)
 
Assistant Director of Photography: Arimasa Watanabe 
Assistant producer: Daisuke Masaki 
Assistant Production Manager: Ryōsuke Ugajin (ep 7) 
Color design: Miyuki Kibata 
Color setting:
Makiko Kojima (ep 7) 
Makiko Yamanaka (ep 12) 
Editing: Masato Yoshitake (Q-Tec) 
Finish Check: Kumiko Sone (eps 7, 12) 
In-Between Animation:
Eri Yūki (C-Station; eps 7, 12, 14) 
Fumiaki Hyugaji (ep 1) 
Megumi Sugawa (C-Station; ep 14) 
Minao Otsuki (ep 1) 
Mui Yamamoto (ep 1) 
Nahoko Yamaoka (C-Station; eps 7, 12, 14) 
Shiori Ebisutani (C-Station; eps 7, 12, 14) 
Yamato Ouchi (ep 1) 
Yuina Ishitomi (C-Station; eps 7, 12, 14) 
In-Between Check:
Megumi Moribayashi 
Megumi Sugawa (eps 7, 12) 
Miyuki Nakajima 
Key Animation:
Asami Watanabe (C-Station; eps 1, 7, 12) 
Atsuko Morimoto (eps 7, 12) 
Daisuke Endo (eps 7, 12) 
Hironori Tanaka (ep 1) 
Kazuhiro Ohara (ep 7) 
Miho Imoto (eps 7, 12) 
Noriko Tsutsumiya (C-Station; eps 1, 7) 
Ritsuko Kondo (eps 7, 12) 
Ryoko Kawamura (ep 12) 
Shuuhei Tsukagoshi (eps 7, 12) 
Takashi Iwao (eps 7, 12) 
Takashi Tsuda (ep 12) 
Takayoshi Hayashi (eps 7, 12) 
Takuya Chanohara (eps 7, 12) 
Line Producer: Jiro Nakagawa 
Photography:
Chie Akiyama (Asahi Production; ep 15) 
Fumiaki Nimura (Asahi Production; eps 1-14) 
Kazuhiro Yamada (Asahi Production; eps 1-14) 
Naoyuki Wada (Asahi Production; eps 15-16) 
Takashi Yanagida (Asahi Production; ep 13) 
Yoshiyuki Anzai (Asahi Production; 10 episodes
eps 1-5, 10-12, 15, 17
)
 
Yuuichirou Nagata (Asahi Production; eps 1-13) 
Program Publicity:
Mayumi Iwasaki 
Misato Kaneko 
Publicity Manager: Mitsuhiro Ichiki 
Recording Adjustment: Makoto Uchida 
Recording Assistant:
Hiroyuki Sato 
Noriko Kato 
Sound Effects: Katsuhiro Nakano 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Hajime Kikuchi (OP #1) 
Hiromi Mizutani (OP #2, OP #3) 
Theme Song Composition:
Hajime Kikuchi (OP #1) 
Hiromi Mizutani (OP #2, OP #3) 
Theme Song Lyrics:
riya (OP #1) 
Sayuri Horishita (OP #2) 
Theme Song Performance:
atsuko (ED #2) 
eufonius  (OP #1) 
Junca Amaoto (ED #1) 
Masaki Imai (OP #3) 
Rekka Katakiri (ED #3) 
Sayuri Hiroshita (OP #2) 
Aki Toyosaki as Iori Nagase 
Miyuki Sawashiro as Himeko Inaba 
Takahiro Mizushima as Taichi Yaegashi 

Asuka Ōgame as Rina Yaegashi 
Atsuko Tanaka as Reika Nagase 
Ayane Sakura as Anzu Kiriyama  (secondary) 
Hisako Kanemoto as Yui Kiriyama 
Keiji Fujiwara as Ryūzen Gotō 
Shizuka Itou as Maiko Fujishima 
Takuma Terashima as Yoshifumi Aoki 

Akeno Watanabe as Yui's mother(ep 7) 
Chiaki Kanou as Inaba's mother(ep 9) 
Haruka Tomatsu as Nana Nishino 
Haruka Yamazaki as Kaidō(eps 2, 9) 
Kaori Ishihara as Yukina Kurihara 
Kousuke Okano as Himeko's older brother(ep 1) 
Maaya Uchida as Chinatsu Mihashi 
Risa Abe as Female student(ep 2) 
Sumire Uesaka as Kaoru Setouchi(ep 7) 
Yuuki Ono as Shingo Watase 
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation:
C-Station (ep 13) 
M.S.J Musashino Production 
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Animation Production: SILVER LINK 
Art: Studio Tulip 
Design: C-Station 
Finish Animation:
M.S.J Musashino Production 
Studio Road (eps 7, 12, 16) 
In-Between Animation:
C-Station (5 episodes
eps 7, 12-14, 16
)
 
M.S.J Musashino Production 
Key Animation: C-Station 
Music Production: Starchild Records 
Photography: Asahi Production 
Photography Assistance: Assez Finaud Fabric. 
Planning Assistance: Famitsu Bunko Henshūbu 
Production Assistance: C-Station (eps 7, 12, 16) 
Sound Production: Groove 
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Christopher Ayres 
Script: Christopher Ayres 
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi 
John Ledford 
BD Authoring: David Williams 
DVD Authoring:
Neal Barnes 
Nick Lee 
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams 
Mixing: Brent Marshall 
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff 
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud 
Sound Design: Brent Marshall 
Spotting: Josh Grelle 
Subtitle Script & Timing: Christopher Williams 
Clint Bickham as Yoshifumi Aoki 
Emily Neves as Yui Kiriyama 
Greg Ayres as Taichi Yaegeshi 
Luci Christian as Himeko Inaba 
Monica Rial as Iori Nagase 

Brittney Karbowski as Rina Yaegeshi 
Carli Mosier as Maiko Fushijima 
David Matranga as Ryuzen Goto 
Molly Searcy as Reika Nagase 
Tiffany Terrell as Anzu Kiriyama 

Brent Marshall as Yoshifumi's Dad(ep 1) 
Christopher Ayres as Inaba's Brother(eps 1, 9-10) 
Connor Leach as Shingo Watase 
Hayley Adams as
Nana Nishio(ep 12) 
Yukina Kurihara 
Margaret McDonald as Kaiduo(eps 2, 9) 
Rob Mungle as Dad(ep 13) 
Shannon Emerick as
Chinatsu Mihashi 
Kaoru Setouchi(ep 7) 
Shelley Calene-Black as Yui's Mother(eps 7, 9) 
Tiffany Terrell as Inaba's Mother(ep 9) 

English companies
Distributor:
Hanabee Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand) 
MVM (UK) 
Section23 Films (North America) 
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll 
The Anime Network (North America) 
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks 
Production: Seraphim Digital 
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
(none)
Grace Cornel as Himeko Inaba 

Charvie Abeletes as Yui Kiriyama 
Grace Cornel as Rina Yaegashi 
Louie Paraboles as Ryūzen Gotō 
Vincent Gutierrez as Yoshifumi Aoki 

Louie Paraboles as Shingo Watase 

Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: Hero 
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