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Kotaro Lives Alone (ONA)

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Alternative title:
Kotaro abita da solo (Italian)
Kotaro en solo (French)
Kotaro Vai Morar Sozinho (Portuguese)
Kotaro vive solo (Spanish)
Kotarō wa Hitori Gurashi (Japanese)
コタローは1人暮らし (Japanese)
Genres: comedy, drama
Themes: abuse, family
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: 4 year old Kotaro moves into an apartment building. But with no family. As neighbor Karino and the other tenants slowly learn more about Kotaro and each other, they are reminded that families are complicated, messy, and sometimes found.
User Ratings: 145 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 20 votes (sub:15, dub:4, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Excellent: 33 votes (sub:24, dub:9)
 Very good: 51 votes (sub:39, dub:7, others:5
3 Spanish dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Good: 19 votes (sub:13, dub:5, others:1
1 German dubbed
)
 Decent: 15 votes (sub:13, dub:2)
 So-so: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 217 users, rank: #3663 (of 9559)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.993 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.402, rank: #692 (of 9697)
Weighted mean: 7.976 (Very good), rank: #628 (of 9697) (seen all: 8.21 / seen some: 6.96 / won't finish: 4.89)
Bayesian estimate: 7.932 (Very good), rank: #449 (of 7284)
Number of episodes: 10
Vintage: 2022-03-10
Review:
Kotaro Lives Alone (Jul 2, 2022)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomoe Makino
Series Composition: Yū Satō
Original creator: Mami Tsumura
Character Design: Tomomi Kimura
Rie Kugimiya as Kotaro Satо̄

Junichi Suwabe as Isamu Tamaru
Saori Hayami as Mizuki Akitomo
Toshiki Masuda as Shin Karino
Yumiri Hanamori as Ayano Kobayashi

Chiaki Omigawa as Housewife (ep 7)
Chiharu Sawashiro as Ippei Fukuno (eps 1, 3, 5, 10)
Emiko Takeuchi as
Boy (ep 4)
Girl (ep 6)
Eri Suzuki as Girl (ep 3)
Haruka Nagamine as
Housewife (ep 3)
Pregnant Woman (ep 5)
Hibiku Yamamura as Kotaro's Mother (ep 7)
Hina Suguta as Sawaguchi (ep 7)
Ikuji Nose as Manager (ep 1)
Kaede Hondo as
Hiromi (ep 1)
Kakeru (ep 4)
Kaito Ishikawa as
Ryōta
Ryota (eps 5, 9)
Kana Katayama as Woman (ep 3)
Kazumasa Nakamura as
Kaneshiro (ep 6)
Kotaro's Father (eps 3, 9)
Kimika Imai as Kino (ep 9)
Kōji Ochiai as Ohba (ep 9)
Kōtarō Nishiyama as Tamamori (ep 10)
Kyōsuke Ikeda as Man (ep 2)
Lynn as Akane Nitta (ep 10)
Makoto Koichi as Older Brother (ep 7)
Mari Hino as
Woman A (ep 9)
Yuuta (ep 8)
Masaomi Yamahashi as
Coach (ep 8)
Swindler B (ep 6)
Yokoi (ep 10)
Masumi Tazawa as Kana Sawaguchi (ep 7)
Minami Hinata as Tonosaman's Son (ep 3)
Minami Shinoda as Takuya
Mutsumi Tamura as Sumire Takei (eps 8-10)
Nanako Mori as Nozaki (ep 4)
Rie Kugimiya as Tonosan (eps 2, 7)
Satomi Kobayashi as TV Voice (ep 1)
Sayuri Yahagi as Hide (ep 8)
Shōhei Tō as Senior Lawyer (eps 3, 7)
Sōma Saitō as Aota (ep 6)
Takashi Narumi as
Master (ep 5)
Swindler A (ep 6)
Takayuki Miyamoto as Hongo (ep 2)
Tatsumaru Tachibana as Tasuku (ep 9)
Tomoyo Kurosawa as Kei (ep 7)
Wakana Kowaka as Yoshida (ep 4)
Yū Hatori as Takei's Father (ep 8)
Yū Sasahara as George (ep 2)
Yūichi Matsuda as Paperboy (ep 10)
Yūka Morishima as Tōko Futaba
Yūki Satō as Delivery Person (ep 4)
Yukiko Aruga as Abaa-san (ep 2)
Yūko Natsuyoshi as
Boy (ep 5)
Woman (ep 2)
Yumiko Matsuura as Dental Assistant (ep 9)
Yuna Kamakura as
Female Shop Clerk (eps 1, 5)
Woman B (ep 9)
Yurika Kubo as
Namie (ep 9)
Takuya's Mother (ep 8)
Yūsuke Ōta as Man with Balloons (ep 3)
Japanese companies
(none)
English staff
English cast
Adapter: Heather Gonzalez
ADR Engineer: Austin Tyler
Editing: Cale Rozett
Mixing: Mark Ettel
Production Assistant: Anjali Kunapaneni (English Dub)
Cherami Leigh as Kotaro Sato

Heather Gonzalez as Ayano Kobayashi
Kayleigh McKee as Isamu Tamaru
Michael Sinterniklaas as Shin Karino
Stephanie Sheh as Mizuki Akitomo

Anjali Kunapaneni as Cashier (eps 1, 5)
Anne Yatco as
Hide's Mother (ep 8)
Yoshida (ep 4)
Ben Diskin as Tasuku (ep 9)
Brent Mukai as
Fukuno
George's Dad (ep 2)
Ryota's Boss
Snitch Shroom
Takei's Father (ep 8)
Brittany Cox as Sawaguchi (ep 7)
Brody Bett as Kakeru
Cade Lappin as Younger Bro (ep 7)
Cade Tropeano as
Friend
Yuta
Cassandra Morris as Tonosaman's Son
Cherami Leigh as
Konoe
Tonosaman (eps 2, 7)
Cheryl Texiera as
Kotaro's Mother
Nozaki
Chris Hackney as Balloon Man
Christopher Bevins as
Kaneshiro (ep 6)
Yokoi (ep 10)
Christopher Smith as
Hide's Father (ep 8)
Ohba (ep 9)
Courtney Lin as
Namie (ep 9)
Takei's Mother
Daman Mills as Tamamori (ep 10)
Ethan Monaghan as George
Jennifer Losi as Tohko Futaba
Judah Edwards as Hide
Katelyn Gault as
Sumire Takei (eps 8-10)
Takei
Kayleigh McKee as
Mizuki's ex-Boyfriend
Takuya's Mother (ep 8)
Kimberly Woods as Akane Nitta (ep 10)
Kyle McCarley as
Kotaro's Father (eps 3, 9)
Ryota (eps 5, 9)
Lexie Foley as
Mai (ep 3)
Younger Sis (ep 7)
Natalie Foley as Nana
Sascha Yurchak as Older Bro
Sid Kamat as Kei
Stephanie Sheh as Kino (ep 9)
Vivienne Rutherford as Kana Sawaguchi (ep 7)
Yuri Lowenthal as
Male Real Estate Agent
Male Supervising Lawyer (eps 3, 7)

English companies
Dubbing Studio:
Deluxe (as Deluxe Media)
NYAV Post
Internet Streaming: Netflix
French staff
French cast
Estelle Darazi as Kotaro Sato

Bruno Meyere as Shin Karino
Christèle Billault as Ayano Kobayashi
Julien Chatelet as Isamu Tamaru
Sophie Planet as Mizuki Akimoto

Adrien Larmande as Fukuno
Bastien Bourlé as Aota
Brigitte Guedj as Nozaki
Cécilé Gatto as Takuya
Charlotte Hennequin as
George
Kana
Konoe
Emmylou Homs as Kakeru
Florent Chako as Hide
Jessie Lambotte as Akane
Laurent Blanpain as Kaneshiro
Maxime Hoareau as Ryota
Nicolas Beaucaire as Tamamori
Vincent De Bouard as Tasuku

French companies
Dubbing: Hiventy
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director:
Miguel Angel Leal (Latin Spanish dub)
Thais Buforn (Spain dub)
Translation:
Jordi Navarro (Spain dub)
Maria Fernanda Rivapalacio (Latin Spanish dub)
ADR Script: Jordi Navarro (Spain dub)

Subtitle Translation: Santiago Torregrosa (Netflix; Spain)
Amanda Hinojosa as Kotaro Satо̄ (Latin Spanish dub)
Iris Lago as Kotaro Sato (Spain dub)

Ale Pilar as Mizuki Akitomo (Latin Spanish dub)
Arturo Cataño as Shin Karino (Latin Spanish dub)
Gabriela Ortiz as Ayano Kobayashi (Latin Spanish dub)
Gloria Gonzalez as Ayano Kobayashi (Spain dub)
Jaime Alberto Carrillo as Isamu Tamaru (Latin Spanish dub)
Jordi Navarro as Shin Karino (Spain dub)
Thais Buforn as Mizuki Akitomo (Spain dub)
Xavier Martín Alonso as Isamu Tamaru (Spain dub)

Adriana Olmedo as
Cashier (Latin Spanish dub ep 1)
Tōko Futaba (Latin Spanish dub)
Alan Bravo as Ryota (Latin Spanish dub eps 5, 9)
Aleix Estadella as Kaneshiro (Spain dub)
Alex Meseguer as Fukuno (Spain dub)
Amanda Hinojosa as Tonosaman (Latin Spanish dub)
Ana María Camps as Takuya (Spain dub)
Angélica Villa as
Kei (Latin Spanish dub ep 7)
Sawaguchi (Latin Spanish dub ep 7)
Ariadna de Guzmán as Kino (Spain dub)
Azul Valadez as
Hiromi (Latin Spanish dub ep 1)
Namie (Latin Spanish dub ep 9)
Betzabe Jara as Yuta (Latin Spanish dub ep 8)
Brenda Montoya as Mai (Latin Spanish dub ep 3)
Carlo Vázquez as Balloon Man (Latin Spanish dub ep 3)
Carlos Vicente as Ohba (Spain dub)
Cesc Martínez as Tasuku (Spain dub)
Circe Luna as Nozaki (Latin Spanish dub ep 4)
Eduardo Martínez as Aota (Latin Spanish dub ep 6)
Elisabet Bargalló as Sawaguchi (Spain dub)
Elliot Leguizamo as Ippei Fukuno (Latin Spanish dub)
Emmanuel Bernal as Kaneshiro (Latin Spanish dub ep 6)
Erika Ugalde as Takuya (Latin Spanish dub)
Francesc Pujol as Yokoi (Spain dub)
Héctor García as Aota (Spain dub)
Ingrid Carreras as
George (Spain dub)
Hiromi (Spain dub)
Kana (Spain dub)
María Romeu as
Hide (Spain dub)
Kei (Spain dub)
Namie (Spain dub)
Marina García Guevara as Takei (Spain dub)
Marisol Romero as Akane (Latin Spanish dub ep 10)
Miguel Angel Leal as
Hide (Latin Spanish dub eps 8, 10)
Snitch Shroom (Latin Spanish dub ep 2)
Miguel Angel Ruiz as Tasuku (Latin Spanish dub ep 9)
Rafael Calvo Suárez as Takuya (Spain dub)
Rafael Parra as Tamura (Spain dub)
Raúl Rodríguez as Tamamori (Spain dub)
Roser Vilches as Akane (Spain dub)
Samanta Figueroa as Nana (Latin Spanish dub ep 3)
Sarah Souza as
Takei's Mother (Latin Spanish dub ep 2)
Yoshida (Latin Spanish dub ep 4)
Sergio Morel as Tamamori (Latin Spanish dub ep 10)
Susana Macías as Tohko (Spain dub)
Ulises Maynardo Zavala as
George's Dad (Latin Spanish dub ep 2)
Male Real Estate Agent (Latin Spanish dub ep 1)
Ohba (Latin Spanish dub ep 9)
Waiter (Latin Spanish dub ep 3)
Yokoi (Latin Spanish dub ep 10)
Valca Ponzanellí as Kakeru (Latin Spanish dub ep 4)
Valentina Souza as Takei (Latin Spanish dub)
Vianney Monroy as George (Latin Spanish dub ep 2)
Yolanda Gispert as Nozaki (Spain dub)

Alberto Bernal (Latin Spanish dub)
Alex Villamar (Latin Spanish dub)
Carlo Vázquez (Latin Spanish dub)
Cassandra Valtier (Latin Spanish dub)
Diego Becerril (Latin Spanish dub)
Eduardo Aranda (Latin Spanish dub)
Emmanuel Alejandro (Latin Spanish dub)
Ernesto Mascarua (Latin Spanish dub)
Fernanda Gastélum (Latin Spanish dub)
Julio Grijalva (Latin Spanish dub)
Lion Ollivier (Latin Spanish dub)
Lupita Leal (Latin Spanish dub)
Marsel Espinosa (Latin Spanish dub)
Marysol Lobo (Latin Spanish dub)
Pato Hitch (Latin Spanish dub)
Spanish companies
Dubbing Studio:
Laboprime (Latin Spanish dub)
SDI Media Spain
Internet Streaming: Netflix
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Sergio Romanò
Dubbing Assistant: Andrea Volpi
Dubbing Engineer:
Luca Tommasoni (eps 1-7)
Marcello Puzzo (eps 8-10)
Martina Tamburello as Kotaro Satо̄

Elena Mancuso as Mizuki Akitomo
Ermanno Giampetruzzi as Shin Karino
Roberto Palermo as Isamu Tamaru
Virginia Astarita as Ayano Kobayashi (eps 3, 10)

Anna Charlotte Barbera as Kei (eps 7, 9)
Davide Farronato as Tonosaman
Davide Fumagalli as Fukuno (ep 1)
Giada Bonanomi as Namie (ep 9)
Gianandrea Muià as Ryota (ep 9)
Jolanda Granato as Takuya (ep 2)
Laura Valastro as Tohko (ep 2)
Ludovica De Caro as Akane (ep 10)
Nadia Biondini as Nozaki (ep 4)
Serena Clerici as Kakeru (ep 4)
Sergio Romanò as
Kaneshiro (ep 6)
Ohba (ep 9)
Simone Marzola as Tasuku (ep 9)

Alessandro Pili (eps 1-2, 8-9)
Andrea De Nisco (eps 3, 8)
Cesare Rasini (ep 10)
Cristina Giolitti (eps 3-5, 7-9)
Davide Fumagalli (eps 8-9)
Elena Mancuso (ep 9)
Emanuele Cardani (eps 3-5, 7-10)
Gabriele Donolato (6 episodes
eps 2-3, 6-7, 9-10
)
Giada Bonanomi (eps 1-3, 7-8)
Gianandrea Muià (eps 2-5, 10)
Jolanda Granato (eps 3, 7-9)
Laura Valastro (eps 3-4)
Lorenzo Baiocchi (eps 3, 5, 7)
Ludovica De Caro (eps 7-9)
Mario Cei (eps 7, 10)
Mattia Bressan (eps 3, 7)
Nadia Biondini (eps 3, 8-9)
Serena Clerici (eps 1-3)
Sergio Romanò (eps 2-3, 5, 7-8)
Simona Biasetti (eps 1-2, 4, 7)
Valentina Framarin (eps 1-6, 8-9)
Virginia Astarita (eps 1-2, 8)
Italian companies
Dubbing: Nexus TV
German staff
German cast
German companies
Dubbing Studio: CSC-Studio
Internet Streaming: Netflix (Germany)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
ADR Director: Erick Bougleux
Translation: Marvin Silva

Music Director: Andre Singaud
Nicolas Mattos as Kotarō Satō

Daniel Müller as Shin Karino
Jorge Lucas as Isamu Tamaru
Lina Mendes as Ayano Kobayashi
Luiza Cesar as Mizuki Akitomo

Carina Eiras as Akane (ep 10)
Carolina Iecker as Mai (ep 3)
Enzo Dannemann as Kei (ep 7)
Felipe Gimenez as Tamamori (ep 10)
Fernanda Crispim as Tōko Futaba
Flávio Back as Snitch Shroom (ep 2)
Gabriel Torres as George (ep 2)
Gutemberg Barros as Ohba (ep 9)
Hugo Myara as Tomura (ep 10)
Ingo Lyrio as Aota
Isabelle Lorraine as Kino (ep 9)
Italo Soares as Takuya
Jéssica Marina as
Hiromi (ep 1)
Nana (ep 3)
João Pedro Teixeira as Hide (eps 8, 10)
Júlia Freitas as Kana (ep 7)
Karen Nunes as Sawaguchi (ep 7)
Louise Schachter as Namie (ep 9)
Mario Jorge Andrade as
Tonosaman
Yokoi (ep 10)
Natali Pazete as Sumire (eps 8, 10)
Pablo Barros as Yuta (ep 8)
Pedro Azevedo as Tasuku (ep 9)
Pedro Crispim as Ryōta
Raphael Rossatto as Ippei Fukuno
Ricardo Rossatto as Kaneshiro (ep 6)
Roberta Nogueira as Nozaki (ep 4)
Rossana Collares as Yoshida (ep 4)
Ygor Marçal as Kakeru (ep 4)

Portuguese companies
Dubbing Studio: Som de Vera Cruz
Internet Streaming: Netflix (Brazil)

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