Hanayamata (TV)

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Alternative title:
ハナヤマタ (Japanese)
Genres: comedy, drama
Themes: school, yosakoi
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Terminally average Naru borders on underachiever status and she has few interests. Things change when she meets up with Hana, a very energetic and outgoing American girl who is fixated on forming a club dedicated to yosakoi, the traditional form of Japanese group dancing.
User Ratings: 251 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 37 votes (sub:35, dub:1, raw:1)
 Excellent: 73 votes (sub:69, dub:2, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
)
 Very good: 58 votes (sub:52, dub:2, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Good: 48 votes (sub:42, dub:2, raw:2, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 17 votes (sub:16, dub:1)
 So-so: 8 votes (sub:8)
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:4, others:1
1 Korean subtitled
)
 Weak: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 387 users, rank: #2130 (of 6689)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.964 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.6395, rank: #593 (of 6691)
Weighted mean: 7.939 (Very good), rank: #525 (of 6691) (seen all: 8.04 / seen some: 6.00 / won't finish: 4.14)
Bayesian estimate: 7.918 (Very good), rank: #377 (of 5077)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2014-07-07
Opening Theme:
#1: "Hanaha Odori Reya Iroha ni Ho" by Team Hanayamata
Ending Theme:
#1: "Hanayuki" by smileY inc.
Insert song:
"Kodoku Signal" (コドクシグナル) by Need Cool Quality
Official website:
Trivia: We have 10
Reviews:
Hanayamata ‒ Episode 12 (Sep 22, 2014)
Hanayamata ‒ Episode 11 (Sep 16, 2014)
Hanayamata (Sep 1, 2014)
Hanayamata ‒ Episode 9 (Sep 1, 2014)
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Hanayamata - Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) 2016-01-19 (from $41.87)
DVD (Region 1)
    Hanayamata - Complete Collection (DVD) 2016-01-19 (from $32.24)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Atsuko Ishizuka
Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida
Script: Reiko Yoshida
Storyboard:
Hiroyasu Aoki (ep 5)
Hiroyuki Shimazu (eps 6, 10)
Kiyoko Sayama (eps 3-4, 7, 12)
Kotono Watanabe (ep 11)
Mamoru Kanbe (eps 1-2)
Morio Asaka (ep 9)
Episode Director:
Akira Shimizu (ep 6)
Atsuko Ishizuka (eps 1, 12)
Chikayo Nakamura (eps 2, 10)
Fumihiro Yoshimura (ep 7)
Hideki Hosokawa (eps 3, 8)
Keiya Saitō (ep 4)
Kotono Watanabe (eps 5, 11)
Osamu Sekita (ep 9)
Music: monaca
Original creator: Sou Hamayumiba
Character Design: Atsuko Watanabe
Art Director: Saho Yamane
Animation Director:
Geum-soo Kim (ep 11)
Guonian Wang (eps 1, 5, 12)
Hajime Yoshida (ep 9)
Hiroki Saito (ep 6)
Jung-Duk Seo (ep 10)
Mariko Gotou (eps 2, 6, 10)
Masaki Hinata (eps 3, 8)
Mihoko Ogawa (eps 4, 9)
Minefumi Harada (ep 2)
Miyuki Katayama (ep 7)
Nana Miura (ep 7)
Yosuke Kikuchi (eps 4, 9)
Sound Director: Akiko Fujita
Director of Photography: Kenji Fujita
Animation producer: Kenji Nakamoto
Art Setting: Eiko Tsunadō
Assistant Animation Director:
Asuka Kurokawa (ep 6)
Chiaki Abe (ep 6)
Ippei Masui (eps 2, 6, 10)
Keizo Shimizu (eps 2, 10)
Ryousuke Senbo (ep 2)
Tsuyoshi Moride (ep 10)
Color design: Harue Ono
Editing: Kashiko Kimura
Insert Song Performance:
Ayano Yamamoto (as Need Cool Quality)
Maika Takai (as Need Cool Quality)
Yūki Wakai (as Need Cool Quality)
Key Animation:
Ai Yamazaki (eps 3, 8)
Airi Haryū (ep 4)
Akie Morimoto (ep 1)
Akiko Mori (eps 4, 9)
Akio Ujie (ep 7)
Ami Sedo (ep 8)
Anri Yamazaki (ep 11)
Asami Shimizu (清水麻未; 5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 8, 12
)

Asuka Kurokawa (ep 6)
Aya Nasuno (ep 6)
Aya Sasaki (ep 12)
Ayu Ogata (ep 11)
Azusa Oikawa (ep 7)
Chie Ōtsuki (ep 9)
Chie Tanaka (ep 1)
Chisa Sogabe (ep 8)
Eikō Aoyagi (ep 9)
Emi Kojima (ep 6)
Emi Sakamoto (eps 5, 11-12)
Emiko Kataoka (ep 11)
Eri Tokugawa (eps 2, 10)
Fumi Saraya (更家芙実; ep 3)
Fuminori Tsukida (ep 8)
Geum-soo Kim (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 8, 11
)

Guonian Wang (eps 1, 5)
Harumi Isoyama (ep 10)
Harumi Kakuda (eps 6, 8)
Hiroaki Kawaguchi (ep 6)
Hiroki Fukuda (ep 5)
Hiromi Nanbe (ep 8)
Hironori Sawada (ep 11)
Hiroshi Tanabe (ep 4)
Hiroshi Uchida (ep 7)
Hiroyuki Itai (板井寛幸; ep 3)
Hisao Dendō (ep 1)
Hitoshi Haga (ep 1)
Jouji Yanase (ep 11)
Jun Sekiguchi (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 8, 12
)

Junko Funatsuka (eps 4, 9)
Junko Matsushita (ep 11)
Junnosuke Kawaguchi (ep 7)
Kae Anzai (ep 6)
Kana Tamiya (ep 1)
Kanako Baba (ep 11)
Katsumi Aoshima (ep 7)
Kazuto Wakayama (eps 8, 11)
Keiko Yamamoto (ep 6)
Ken Mukaigawara (eps 2-3, 5, 12)
Kenta Kushitani (ep 7)
Kiyomi Yamashita (eps 3, 5, 12)
Koichi Konno (ep 4)
Kumi Suzuki (eps 4, 9)
Kumiko Kasuga (ep 11)
Kunihiko Hamada (5 episodes
eps 2, 5, 8, 11-12
)

Kyōhei Ōkazu (Production Reed; ep 4)
Kyosuke Matsui (ep 11)
Kyung Eun Kim (金炅垠; eps 2, 10)
Mai Sakamoto (eps 5, 12)
Maki Ando (ep 6)
Makoto Nakazawa (eps 4, 9)
Mari Shirakawa (ep 11)
Mariko Goto (eps 2, 6, 10)
Masahisa Ōhashi (ep 7)
Masaki Hinata (ep 3)
Masaki Hyuga (eps 1, 3, 8, 12)
Masao Suwa (ep 4)
Masayuki Mizutani (ep 3)
Masayuki Nonaka (eps 1, 12)
Masumi Kōketsu (eps 3, 8, 10)
Mayumi Watanabe (渡辺まゆみ; eps 4, 9)
Michiko Noda (野田道子; ep 7)
Michio Satô (eps 1, 11)
Miki Ogino (eps 1, 11)
Miki Takahashi (eps 3, 8, 12)
Minefumi Harada (ep 2)
Mitsuka Sekimoto (ep 6)
Miyuki Katayama (加田山実之; eps 1, 12)
Miyuki Nagata (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 11-12
)

Mizue Ogawa (eps 1, 3, 12)
Momoko Nagakawa (eps 3, 5)
Motoi Nakamura (ep 11)
Mutsumi Sasahara (ep 6)
Nana Kanno (簡野奈々; ep 1)
Naoko Minai (eps 1, 11)
Naomi Okita (ep 4)
Naoto Kawano (ep 4)
Natsuki Orikasa (ep 1)
Natsuo Kawamura (eps 8, 12)
Nobuko Sugino (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 11-12
)

Nobumasa Shinkawa (eps 1, 3, 5, 12)
Nozomu Kuwashima (ep 6)
Osamu Nuita (ep 7)
Rena Ono (ep 7)
Rika Satou (佐藤里佳; ep 2)
Rito Tominaga (ep 11)
Rui Kondou (近藤瑠依; ep 10)
Ryô Koyama (ep 10)
Ryoko Kawamura (eps 3, 5, 8, 12)
Ryōsuke Habu (eps 5, 8, 11)
Sachiko Muroyama (eps 3, 5, 8, 12)
Saki Hisamatsu (ep 7)
Saki Tochitani (eps 8, 12)
Sakurako Sagano (eps 2, 10)
Saori Surugi (ep 1)
Satoru Yamashita (ep 2)
Satoshi Sakai (ep 3)
Sayo Endo (ep 6)
Sayoko Murai (eps 5, 12)
Sayuri Hanada (ep 4)
Setsuko Umino (ep 11)
Shiomi Yamada (eps 1, 11-12)
Shōtarō Shimoda (eps 1, 3, 12)
Taiki Imamura (ep 12)
Takanori Suzuki (ep 3)
Takehiko Kageyama (eps 4, 9)
Takurō Sakurai (ep 11)
Tetsuya Matsumoto (ep 7)
Tetsuya Tsukamoto (eps 4, 9)
Tomihiko Ohkubo (Production Reed; ep 4)
Tomoki Kōda (ep 2)
Tomoko Kusuki (ep 11)
Tomoya Kosakai (ep 3)
Tōru Akiba (eps 1, 11)
Toshihiko Masuda (eps 6, 10)
Tsuyoshi Moride (ep 6)
Yasuko Miyazaki (ep 7)
Yasunori Aoki (ep 11)
Yasunori Matsuki (ep 3)
Yasunori Matsumoto (eps 8, 12)
Yōko Fukushima (ep 12)
Yoshiaki Kubokawa (eps 4, 9)
Yoshie Matsumoto (eps 4, 9)
Yoshihiro Nagata (ep 5)
Yoshihiro Taniguchi (ep 7)
Yoshiko Minamihara (eps 8, 12)
Yoshiko Takemoto (eps 3, 8, 12)
Yoshimi Shizuka (ep 2)
Yoshiyuki Kikuchi (菊地由行; ep 2)
Yosuke Kikuchi (ep 9)
Young-Rae Cho (eps 5, 12)
Yuki Muraosa (eps 5, 12)
Yuki Nakajima (ep 11)
Yukie Kawakami (5 episodes
eps 2-3, 5, 8, 12
)

Yūko Hineno (ep 5)
Yūri Ichinose (ep 8)
Yuri Takasaki (ep 7)
Yūsuke Sōen (宗圓祐輔; ep 2)
Yuta Hasegawa (ep 11)
Music producer: Takashi Muragami
Sound Producer: Takeshi Nishina
Theme Song Performance:
Kaya Okuno (OP)
Manami Numakura (OP)
Minami Tanaka (OP)
Reina Ueda (OP)
Yuka Ōtsubo (OP, ED; as smileY inc.)
Yuuyu-P (ED; as smileY inc.)
Minami Tanaka as Hana N. Fountainstand
Reina Ueda as Naru Sekiya

Kaya Okuno as Yaya Sasame
Manami Numakura as Machi Tokiwa
Megumi Toyoguchi as Sally-sensei
Tsuyoshi Koyama as Masaru Ōfuna
Yuka Ōtsubo as Tami Nishimikado

Aimi Tanaka as ryokan guest (ep 10)
Ayano Yamamoto as
Arisa "Atchin" Kajiwara
woman (ep 3)
Chiaki Mori as
middle-aged lady (ep 5)
ryokan guest (ep 10)
Chiaki Takahashi as Jenifer N. Fountainstand
Haruka Shimizu as ryokan owner (ep 10)
Hiroki Touchi as Tami's father
Katsuhiro Tokuishi as
audition staffer (ep 6)
event participant (ep 8)
Kōsuke Gotō as
event participant (ep 8)
festival announcer (ep 5)
police officer (eps 1, 12)
ryokan guest (ep 10)
Yaya's father (ep 2)
Kouji Takahashi as official (ep 12)
Maika Takai as
student (ep 3)
Yuka "Yutchin" Komachi
Mayu Yoshioka as student (ep 6)
Minako Saitō as middle-aged lady (ep 5)
Misa Kobayashi as
event staff (ep 8)
head teacher
Nanami Yamashita as student (eps 5-6)
Rina Hon'izumi as
event staff (ep 8)
spectator (ep 12)
student
Ryūichi Kijima as
event participant (ep 8)
official (ep 12)
Shiho Kokido as
event staff (ep 8)
official (ep 12)
student (eps 1, 3-6, 9)
Toru Ohkawa as Naomasa Sekiya
Toshiko Maeda as Ume-san
Yuji Ueda as Hana's father
Yūki Wakai as
Sachiko "Satchin" Yamanoshita
student (ep 3)
Japanese companies
3DCGI: MADBOX
Animation Production: Madhouse
Background Cooperation: Cosmos Arts
Backgrounds: Kusanagi
Finish Animation:
D-COLORS
Studio Elle
In-Between Animation:
Ace Company (ep 10)
Asahi Production (eps 4, 9)
BEEP (ep 4)
Big Owl (eps 4, 9)
CL Corporation (8 episodes
eps 1, 3-5, 8-9, 11-12
)

Core (eps 3, 10)
Dr. Movie (5 episodes
eps 1, 5, 8, 11-12
)

drop (eps 1, 11)
Hanil Animation (eps 2, 6, 10)
J&K (ep 9)
J-Cube (eps 2, 6, 10)
Jumondo (6 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5, 8, 11-12
)

Kyung Kang ANIA (eps 1, 3, 8, 11)
M.S.J Musashino Production (ep 10)
office DCI (eps 1, 3)
Triple A (5 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 11-12
)

YABES (eps 2, 6, 10)
Internet Streaming: Niconico
Key Animation:
Ace Company (ep 10)
AI (ep 1)
Anitus Kōbe (eps 2, 5)
Art Base Ban (eps 2, 10)
Asahi Production (eps 4, 9)
Beijing Xie Le Art Co., Ltd. (ep 7)
Big Owl (eps 4, 9)
CL Corporation (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 8-9, 11
)

Core (eps 3, 10)
Dr. Movie (eps 1, 5)
drop (eps 1, 11)
Hanil Animation (eps 2, 6, 10)
J&K (ep 9)
J-Cube (eps 2, 6, 10)
Jumondo (5 episodes
eps 1, 5, 8, 11-12
)

Kyung Kang ANIA (eps 3, 8)
Nakamura Production (6 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 8, 12
)

office DCI (ep 3)
Production Reed (ep 4)
xenron (ep 8)
Studio Elle (eps 4, 8)
STUDIO GAO (ep 9)
Studio Mark (eps 4, 10)
Studio Wanpack (ep 9)
Sunshine Corporation (ep 8)
Toybox (ep 9)
Triple A (eps 1, 8, 11)
Wao World (eps 11-12)
Wombat (eps 1, 3, 5, 8)
YABES (eps 2, 6, 10)
Music Production: DIVE II Entertainment
Photography: MADBOX
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Christopher Ayres
ADR Script: George Manley
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford
Producer: John Ledford

Audio Engineer: Brent Marshall
Disc Authoring: Joel McCray
Menu Design: Andrea Rodriguez
Mixing: Brent Marshall
Packaging Design: Andrea Rodriguez
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production manager: Luke Patterson
Subtitle Script Assistance: Amber Wong
Subtitling: Ned Gayle
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch
Caitlynn French as Naru Sekiya
Carli Mosier as Machi Tokiwa
Cynthia Martinez as Tami Nishimikado
Luci Christian as Hana N. Fountainstand
Monica Rial as Yaya Sasame

John Gremillion as Masaru Ofuna
Molly Searcy as Sally-sensei

Brittney Karbowski as Sachiko Yamanoshita (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 5-7, 12
)
David Matranga as Tami's Father (ep 4)
David Wald as Naru's Father (eps 1, 6, 8, 12)
Joanne Bonasso as Maid (ep 1)
John Swasey as
Police Officer (eps 1, 12)
Yaya's Father (ep 2)
Juliet Simmons as Yuka Komachi (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 6-7, 12
)
Leraldo Anzaldua as Hana's Father (eps 10-12)
Margaret McDonald as Arisa Kajiwara (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 6-7, 12
)
Tiffany Grant as Hana's Mother (eps 11-12)

Allison Sumrall (eps 1, 5-10, 12)
Amanda L. Baird (8 episodes
eps 1, 3-6, 9-10, 12
)
Brittany Deans (eps 3, 6, 9)
Cara Duncan (eps 1, 3-9, 12)
Cayla Coats (eps 1, 3, 10)
Christopher Ayres (eps 3, 8)
David Matranga (eps 8-10, 12)
Faith Tenney (9 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5-10, 12
)
Joanne Bonasso (4 episodes
eps 1, 3, 10, 12
)
John Gremillion (ep 10)
John Swasey (6 episodes
eps 1, 5, 8-10, 12
)
Kasi Hollowell (9 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5-10, 12
)
Leraldo Anzaldua (6 episodes
eps 5-6, 8-10, 12
)
Tiffany Grant (eps 1, 3-5, 10)
Tiffany Terrell (eps 1, 5-10, 12)
English companies
Broadcaster: Aniplus-Asia
Distributor: Manga Entertainment (UK & Ireland)
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll
The Anime Network
Licensed by:
Madman Entertainment (Australia and New Zealand)
Sentai Filmworks
Production: Sentai Studios

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