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Hidamari Sketch (TV)

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Alternative title:
ひだまりスケッチ (Japanese)
Themes: art, Iyashikei
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Yuno has been accepted to her dream school: Yamabuki Arts High School. To attend the school, Yuno moves and starts to live in a small apartment building named the Hidamari Apartments located near the school. Once there, she starts making new friends like her classmate Miyako and the second year students, Hiro and Sae. Surrounded by good friends, Yuno starts moving towards her dream of being an artist.
User Ratings: 682 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 46 votes (sub:42, raw:1, dub:1, others:2
1 Korean subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Excellent: 215 votes (sub:207, raw:6, ?:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Very good: 214 votes (sub:178, dub:27, raw:3, others:6
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
1 Russian subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
 Good: 114 votes (sub:107, dub:3, raw:2, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 45 votes (sub:39, dub:2, raw:2, others:2
2 French subtitled
 So-so: 23 votes (sub:22, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 Not really good: 7 votes (sub:6, ?:1)
 Weak: 14 votes (sub:14)
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1189 users, rank: #1019 (of 9409)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.867 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.5002, rank: #887 (of 9517)
Weighted mean: 7.799 (Very good−), rank: #905 (of 9517) (seen all: 7.97 / seen some: 6.88 / won't finish: 4.17)
Bayesian estimate: 7.793 (Very good−), rank: #677 (of 7150)
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2007-01-11
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Sketch Switch" by Kana Asumi, Kaori Mizuhashi, Ryoko Shintani & Yuko Goto
Ending Theme:
"Mebae Drive" by marble
Trivia: We have 7
Hidamari Sketch Sub.DVD (Feb 19, 2010)
News: Show:
Weekly Wrapup 15/5 - 21/5 (May 23, 2011)
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Hidamari Sketch - Complete Collection [Season 1] (Sub.Blu-ray) 2014-02-18 (from $47.98)
    Hidamari Sketch - Picture Perfect Collection (Sub.Blu-ray) 2019-11-19 (from $51.50)
DVD (Region 1)
    Hidamari Sketch - Complete Collection [Season 1] (Sub.DVD) 2010-01-12 (from $27.95)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Akiyuki Simbo
Director: Ryouki Kamitsubo
Series Composition: Nahoko Hasegawa
Masashi Kubota (eps 3, 6, 9, 11)
Nahoko Hasegawa (eps 1, 4-5, 12)
Natsue Yoguchi (eps 7-8, 10)
Rima Kitaki (ep 2)
Futoshi Shiiya (eps 4-5, 10, 12)
Jiro Fujimoto (eps 4, 8)
Kazuhiro Takamura (ep 7)
Kazunori Mizuno (ep 6)
Ken'ichi Ishikura (ep 9)
Ryouki Kamitsubo (eps 1, 12)
Shouji Saeki (ep 3)
Tatsuya Oishi (ep 2)
Yoshihiro Mori (ep 11)
Episode Director:
Hideyuki Yoshida (ep 6)
Ken'ichi Ishikura (eps 3, 9)
Masayuki Iimura (eps 7-8, 12)
Ryouki Kamitsubo (eps 1, 5)
Tatsuya Oishi (eps 2, 10)
Yoshihiro Mori (eps 4, 11)
Unit Director:
Ryouki Kamitsubo (ED)
Shin Oonuma (OP)
Music: Tomoki Kikuya
Original creator: Ume Aoki
Character Design: Yoshiaki Itō
Art Director: Hisaharu Iijima
Chief Animation Director: Yoshiaki Itō
Animation Director:
Akira Inoue (ep 9)
Hatsue Nakayama (ep 11)
Hideki Furukawa (eps 5, 10, 12)
Hideki Morio (ep 10)
Hideyuki Morioka (ep 2)
Hideyuki Yoshida (ep 6)
Kazuya Shiotsuki (ep 7)
Kimitake Nishio (eps 3, 9)
Miyako Nishida (ep 12)
Naoki Aisaka (ep 9)
Shuuji Miyazaki (eps 4, 7-8)
Yoshiaki Itō (OP; eps 1-2)
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama
Director of Photography: Tetsuji Higuchi
Atsuhiro Iwakami (Aniplex)
Ikuo Kato (Houbunsha)
Junichiro Tanaka (TBS)
Kozue Kananiwa (MOVIC)

Associate producer:
Miku Ooshima (SHAFT)
Yuzo Ozaki (Aniplex)
Editing: Kazuhiko Seki
Key Animation:
Hideki Furukawa (OP)
Hidetoshi Ōmori (OP)
Keita Shimizu (ep 11)
Makoto Itō (ep 6)
Masaya Onishi (ep 1)
Shuuji Miyazaki (OP)
Tatsuya Oishi (eps 2, 10)
Yoshiaki Itō (OP, ED)
Theme Song Arrangement: Takahiro Ando (OP)
Theme Song Composition: Hiroyuki Maezawa (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics:
micco (ED)
Reito Akino (OP)
Theme Song Performance:
Kana Asumi (OP)
Kaori Mizuhashi (OP)
marble (ED)
Ryoko Shintani (OP)
Yuko Goto (OP)
Kana Asumi as Yuno
Kaori Mizuhashi as Miyako
Yuko Goto as Hiro

Chō as Principal
Miyu Matsuki as Yoshinoya-sensei

Fumihiko Tachiki as Kishi's father (ep 9)
Haruka Kimura as Fairy Godmother (ep 10)
Kayo Sakata as Female student (ep 9)
Kei Mayama as Kishi's mother (ep 9)
Misato Fukuen as Natsume (ep 7)
Miyuki Sawashiro as
Announcer (ep 7)
Munehiro Tokita as TV Voice 2 (ep 6)
Naoko Suzuki as
Kuwahara-sensei (ep 5)
Lady's voice (ep 9)
Radio Voice 2 (ep 2)
TV Voice (eps 1, 8)
TV Voice 1 (ep 12)
Rie Kugimiya as Chika (ep 12)
Ryusaku Chijiwa as Male student (ep 10)
Sachiko Okada as Cinderella's sister 1 (ep 10)
Sakura Matsumoto as Cinderella's sister 2 (ep 10)
Takashi Kondō as TV Voice 1 (ep 11)
Tetsuya Kakihara as
Cycling Boy's Voice (eps 5, 8, 12)
Delivery boy (ep 7)
Salaryman (ep 8)
Tomoe Hanba as Maiko Kishi (ep 9)
Ume Aoki as Ume-sensei
Wataru Takagi as
TV Voice 1 (eps 3, 6)
TV Voice 2 (ep 12)
Yasuhiro Takato as Radio Voice 1 (ep 2)
Yūko Maruyama as Cinderella (ep 10)
Yuko Sasamoto as TV Voice 2 (ep 3)
Yuuka Nakatsukasa as TV Voice 2 (ep 11)
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation:
GAINAX (eps 1-2)
Neox (ep 2)
Studio Pastoral (eps 1-2)
Animation Cooperation:
GAINAX (ep 10)
Neox (ep 10)
Studio NASA (ep 10)
Studio Pastoral (eps 7, 10)
Animation Production: SHAFT
Backgrounds: Ryūbidō
Finish Animation:
DEXS (ep 10)
DIGITAL@SHAFT (eps 5-8, 10)
EASIA (eps 7, 10-11)
FAI (ep 6)
Frontline (eps 6-7)
Hayashi (eps 4-12)
Finish Animation Assistance:
DEXS (eps 1-2)
EASIA (eps 1-2)
Frontline (eps 1-2)
Hayashi (eps 2-3)
Finish Check: DIGITAL@SHAFT (ep 4)
In-Between Animation:
Def.c (ep 3)
DEXS (ep 10)
EASIA (eps 7, 10-11)
FAI (ep 6)
Frontline (eps 6-7)
Hayashi (eps 3-12)
SHAFT (eps 1-2, 10, 12)
Studio Pastoral (ep 12)
In-Between Animation Assistance:
DEXS (eps 1-2)
EASIA (eps 1-2)
Frontline (eps 1-2)
Hayashi (ep 2)
Key Animation:
Anime R (ep 3)
Def.c (ep 3)
FAI (ep 6)
Hayashi (ep 9)
Seigasha (ep 3)
Studio Angle (ep 3)
Studio Cockpit (ep 3)
Triple A (ep 3)
Music Production: Lantis
Azuhata Production (eps 4-5, 8)
DIGITAL@SHAFT (eps 1-8, 10-12)
Raretrick (eps 1-3, 9)
Production Cooperation:
Karaku (eps 3, 9)
Neox (ep 12)
PIGGY (ep 6)
Studio Pastoral (5 episodes
eps 4-5, 8, 11-12

Recording Studio: OP Requiem Studio
Sound Effects: Sound Box
Sound Production: Omnibus Production
Video Editing: Studio K2
English staff
English cast
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford
David Del Rio (Blu-ray)
John Ledford (Blu-ray)

DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes
DVD Menu Design: Larry Koteff
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff
Production Assistant: Kayla King
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Subtitle Timing: Christopher Williams
English companies
Distributor: Section23 Films
DVD Production: Seraphim Digital
Internet Streaming:
HIDIVE (Subtitled)
The Anime Network
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks
Production: Sentai Studios (Picture Perfect Collection)
Project Translators: HLF

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