Tonari no Seki-kun (TV)

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Alternative title:
Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time
となりの関くん (Japanese)
Themes: school
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: In the middle of class at a certain school, Rumi Yokoi, a diligent student, has her in-class life turned upside-down when her next-door desk mate "Seki" (full name Toshinari Seki) begins to play by himself at his desk in class. Although Yokoi is irked by Seki's distracting yet intricate playtime, she finds herself being drawn into his interesting hobby. Never being able to focus, Yokoi observes Seki's stunning ways of slacking off in class.
User Ratings: 290 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 20 votes (sub:18, dub:1, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
 Excellent: 44 votes (sub:43, dub:1)
 Very good: 90 votes (sub:85, dub:1, others:4
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Good: 101 votes (sub:92, raw:4, dub:2, others:3
3 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 23 votes (sub:22, dub:1)
 So-so: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:3, ?:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 499 users, rank: #1863 (of 6617)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.638 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.2191, rank: #1036 (of 6615)
Weighted mean: 7.564 (Very good−), rank: #1043 (of 6615) (seen all: 7.64 / seen some: 6.78 / won't finish: 5.62)
Bayesian estimate: 7.562 (Very good−), rank: #837 (of 4992)
Running time: 8 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 21
Episode titles: We have 21
Vintage: 2014-01-05
Opening Theme:
"Meiwaku Spectacle (迷惑スペクタクル;Nuisance Spectacle)" by Kana Hanazawa
Ending Theme:
"Set Them Free" by Akira Jimbo
Insert song:
"Danran! Robot Kazoku (団欒!ロボット家族;Sitting in a Circle! Robot Family)" by Ichiro Mizuki
Trivia: We have 1
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Tonari no Seki-kun - Complete Collection (Blu-Ray) 2016-04-12 (from $27.38)
DVD (Region 1)
    Tonari no Seki-kun - Complete Collection (DVD) 2016-04-12 (from $21.75)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yuji Mutoh
Original creator: Takuma Morishige
Character Design: Masae Ōtake
Art Director: Shinji Kawaai
Chief Animation Director: Masae Ōtake
Animation Director:
Hajime Kodaira (6 episodes
eps 5-6, 9-10, 13-14

Hidetoshi Owashi (eps 1, 15)
Kazuhiro Ohmame (9 episodes
eps 3-4, 7-8, 11-12, 17-18, 20

Masae Ōtake (OP, ED; eps 2, 19)
Taizō Iwanaga (eps 16, 21)
Sound Director: Yasuyuki Uragami
Director of Photography: Yuki Yamamoto
Cinematography: Yusuke Yamamoto
Color design: Kayoko Ebina
Insert Song Performance: Ichiro Mizuki
Sound Effects: Masahiro Shoji (Fizz Sound Creation)
Theme Song Arrangement:
Kenji Arai (OP)
Shigenobu Ookawa (OP)
Theme Song Composition: Shigenobu Ookawa (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics: Yuki Matsuura (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Akira Jimbo (ED)
Kana Hanazawa (OP)
Hiro Shimono as Toshinari Seki
Kana Hanazawa as Rumi Yokoi

Akari Harashima as Student (ep 10)
Atsushi Kisaichi as Math teacher (eps 11-12)
Chinatsu Akasaki as Classmate (ep 7)
Ikkyuu Juku as Shop manager (ep 20)
Isamu Yūsen as Male student B (ep 18)
Jin Yamanoi as Art teacher (eps 10, 15)
Jiro Saito as Adachi-sensei (4 episodes
eps 1, 4, 18, 21
Kanji Obana as Gold General (ep 2)
Katsuya Shōji as
Male student A (eps 13-14, 18)
Teacher A (ep 21)
Kenta Matsumoto as Judge (ep 4)
Koji Yusa as Tani-sensei (7 episodes
eps 3, 6-8, 16-17, 21
Kokoro Kikuchi as Tomoka Hashino (8 episodes
eps 6-7, 13-15, 19-21
Mami Shitara as Yū Nakama (eps 13-15, 20)
Marie Mizuno as Robot Child (ep 6)
Megumi Nasu as Music teacher (ep 21)
Miki Itou as Yokoi-san's mother (ep 21)
Minoru Shiraishi as Akiyasu Uzawa (eps 5, 13)
Ryō Kuratomi as King (ep 2)
Satomi Satou as Sakurako Gotō (eps 10, 13, 15)
Seigo Yokota as Teacher B (ep 21)
Shigeyuki Susaki as Takahiro Maeda (eps 11, 18)
Shin Gotō as Language teacher (eps 2, 9)
Shunji Kanemune as Male student B (eps 13-14)
Tarusuke Shingaki as PE teacher (ep 13)
Tetsuo Sakaguchi as Narration (6 episodes
eps 3, 6-7, 9, 11, 20
Tomoaki Ikeda as
Announcer (ep 6)
Science teacher (eps 5, 19)
Tooru Sakurai as Robot Father (ep 6)
Yuka Keichō as
Robot Mother (ep 6)
Witness (ep 4)
Japanese companies
3DCGI: Lightfoot
Animation Production: Shin-Ei Animation
Backgrounds: Studio Uni
AT-X (2014-01-06)
TV Tokyo (2014-01-05)
Finish Animation:
In-Between Animation:
Internet Streaming:
GyaO! (2014-01-06)
Niconico (2014-01-06)
Video Market (2014-01-06)
Music Coordination: TV Tokyo Music
Music Production: Imagine
Photography: Lightfoot
Recording Studio: Apu Meguro Studio
Sound Effects: Fizz Sound Creation
Sound Production: Audio Planning U
English staff
English cast
Director: Brittany Deans
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford
Producer: John Ledford

Menu Design: Larry Koteff
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff
Production Coordination: Janice Williams
Production manager: Luke Patterson
Blake Shepard as Toshinari Seki
Monica Rial as Rumi Yokoi

Andrew Love as Adachi
Caitlynn French as Sakurako Goto
Carolyn Medrano as Naka
Corey Hartzog as Uzawa
David Wald as Narrator
Jad Saxton as Tomoka Hashino
Vic Mignogna as Mr. Yellow Tie
English companies
Broadcaster: Aniplus-Asia
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks

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