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Slow Start (TV)

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Alternative title:
スロウスタート (Japanese)
Themes: moe, school life, Yuri
Plot Summary: Unbeknownst to her classmates, 16-year-old Hana Ichinose was a year late in enrolling into high school. Although it may not seem like a big deal, it is a big deal to her. She wants to catch up with everyone else someday. (from manga)
User Ratings: 69 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:2, raw:1)
 Excellent: 10 votes (sub:10)
 Very good: 17 votes (sub:17)
 Good: 15 votes (sub:15)
 Decent: 10 votes (sub:10)
 So-so: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Weak: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 109 users, rank: #4684 (of 8977)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.942 (Good), std. dev.: 1.7847, rank: #3818 (of 9084)
Weighted mean: 6.773 (Good−), rank: #4267 (of 9084) (seen all: 7.04 / won't finish: 3.99)
Bayesian estimate: 6.886 (Good), rank: #3519 (of 6826)
Episode titles: We have 7
Vintage: 2018-01-06
Opening Theme:
"ne! ne! ne!" by STARTails☆
Ending Theme:
"Kaze no Koe o Kikinagara" (風の声を聴きながら) by Sangatsu no Phantasia
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroyuki Hashimoto
Series Composition: Mio Inoue
Hiroyuki Hashimoto (ep 12)
Kenichi Yamashita (eps 5, 8)
Mio Inoue (9 episodes
eps 1-4, 6-7, 9-11

Hidekazu Hara (ep 2)
Hiroyuki Hashimoto (eps 1, 6, 12)
Ka Hee Im (ep 10)
Kentarō Suzuki (ep 5)
Kiyotaka Ohata (ep 6)
Koji Masunari (ep 7)
Masahiro Shinohara (eps 3, 11)
Satoshi Furuhashi (ED)
Seiji Harada (ep 8)
Takaomi Kanasaki (eps 4, 9)
Episode Director:
Hidekazu Hara (ep 2)
Hiroyuki Hashimoto (eps 1, 12)
Ka Hee Im (ep 10)
Kazuya Aiura (ep 6)
Masahiro Shinohara (eps 3, 7, 11)
Seiji Harada (ep 8)
Shōhei Yamanaka (eps 5, 9)
Yūsuke Maruyama (ep 4)
Unit Director: Satoshi Furuhashi (ED)
Original creator: Yuiko Tokumi
Character Design: Masato Anno
Art Director: Katsufumi Hariu
Chief Animation Director:
Masato Anno (OP; eps 2-4, 6-12)
Animation Director:
Masako Itou (eps 5, 8, 11-12)
Masato Anno (OP/ED; ep 1)
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Cgi Director: Shinji Nasu
Director of Photography: Satoru Kuroiwa

2nd Key Animation:
Daichi Nakajima (ep 1)
Jun Nakamura (WHITE FOX; ep 2)
Kahoru Fujiki (WHITE FOX Izukōgen Studio; ep 2)
Kanna Hirayama (ep 7)
Kimikazu Saito (WHITE FOX Izukōgen Studio; ep 2)
Kouko Torinoumi (WHITE FOX Izukōgen Studio; ep 2)
Masato Anno (5 episodes
eps 4-5, 8-9, 12

Midori Matsumoto (ep 2)
Mitsunori Fujioka (WHITE FOX; ep 2)
Naoto Uchida (ep 6)
Ryosuke Kimiya (WHITE FOX; ep 2)
Taishi Kawakami (ep 6)
Takashi Nagayoshi (WHITE FOX; ep 2)
Takashi Ogawa (WHITE FOX Izukōgen Studio; ep 2)
Takeru Nakajima (ep 12)
Takumi Takatsuma (WHITE FOX; ep 2)
Tomohiro Koga (WHITE FOX Izukōgen Studio; ep 2)
Animation producer:
Keita Seto
Yūichi Fukushima 
Assistant Animation Director: Masato Anno (ep 6)
Color design: Kanako Hokari
Editing: Ayumu Takahashi
In-Between Animation: Masato Anno (eps 5, 12)
Key Animation:
Daichi Nakajima (eps 2-3, 6, 12)
Hiroshi Tanabe (eps 3, 6-7, 12)
Hiroshi Tomioka (OP)
Hiroyoshi Iida (ep 10)
Junnosuke Nishio (ep 12)
Kanna Hirayama (eps 2, 12)
Keita Nagahara (OP; eps 1, 5)
Kōsuke Yoshida (OP; eps 1-12)
Kōta Sera (OP)
Kyoko Yufu (eps 2, 7, 12)
Kyoshiro Ezawa (ep 4)
Manabu Imura (eps 5, 9)
Masako Itou (eps 1, 3)
Masato Anno (eps 1, 12)
Masayuki Nonaka (OP; eps 1-2, 12)
Mebachi (ep 3)
Midori Matsumoto (ep 7)
Naoto Uchida (eps 5, 9)
Satoshi Furuhashi (ED)
Shigenori Taniguchi (ep 5)
Shōhei Yamanaka (ep 5)
Shū Sugita (OP)
Shûkô Yamashita (OP; ep 3)
Shunsuke Takarai (OP; ep 3)
Taishi Kawakami (ep 3)
Takeru Nakajima (ep 11)
Yuya Kumagai (ep 3)
Paint: Rumi Igarashi (A-1 Pictures; ep 1)
Production Advancement:
Kakushi Ifuku (eps 4, 8)
Keita Seto (OP, ED; eps 3, 11)
Shinnosuke Awano (eps 5, 9)
Sho Someno (OP, ED)
Production Desk: Keita Seto
Production producer: Yūichi Fukushima
Prop Design: Masako Itou
Setting Production: Sho Someno
Sound Effects: Toshiya Wada
Theme Song Performance:
Ayasa Itō (OP; as STARTails☆)
Maria Naganawa (OP; as STARTails☆)
Reina Kondo (OP; as STARTails☆)
Sangatsu no Phantasia (ED)
Tomomi Mineuchi (OP; as STARTails☆)
写真: Masato Anno (ep 12)
Ayasa Itō as Tamate Momochi
Maria Naganawa as Kamuri Sengoku
Reina Kondo as Hana Ichinose
Tomomi Mineuchi as Eiko Tokura

M.A.O as Shion Kyōzuka
Maaya Uchida as Hiroe Hannen
Manami Numakura as Kiyose Enami
Tomori Kusunoki as Miki Tokura

Inori Minase as Nanae Takahashi (eps 8, 11)
Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll
Licensed by: Aniplex of America
English cast
French staff
French companies
Internet Streaming: Wakanim
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll (Latin America)
Licensed by: Aniplex of America (Latin America)
Spanish cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll (Brazil)
Licensed by: Aniplex of America (Brazil)
Portuguese cast

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