Ano Natsu de Matteru

Alt title: Waiting in the Summer

TV (12 eps)
3.934 of 5 from 9,030 votes
Rank #1,118

One day, while testing out his new video camera on a bridge in town, Kaito Kirishima sees a bright blue light in the sky and is inexplicably knocked over the side, awakening the next morning in bed with no memory of the event. But upon heading to school, the boy notices a new face that’s familiar to him somehow - her name is Ichika Takatsuki, and she’s new in town. Kaito’s friends, noticing his interest in the girl, all resolve to make a movie this summer and cast her as the lead, to which she immediately approves. Now, the group embarks on what will be a truly memorable summer that no one will forget, as Kaito and Ichika slowly, and clumsily, begin to fall in love.

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ratchet573 Apr 12, 2012
Score 6/10

The plot of an alien coming to Earth, integrating into a school setting, falling in love…we all know it. Tenchi Muyo exemplifies this plot but Ano Natsu de Matteru refines it to a sharp point. Don’t get me wrong, Ano Natsu has its faults, but it is an overall heart-felt and well executed experience. There are a lot of parts that are kind of stupid or are a bit too much, but if you can block out... read more

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Komirai Jul 12, 2012
Score 9/10

       Ano Natsu de Matteru Group Picture (Waiting in the Summer Group Picture) This was the surprise of winter 2012 anime for me. I was really skeptical going into this show, because it looked like it could have been quite a boring harem, or just bland overall.

But it didn't; it blew away my expectations for the better. And I'm here to explain why you should give this... read more

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Ano Natsu de Matteru Special
  • DVD Special (1 ep)
  • 2014

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Ano Natsu de Matteru
  • Vol: 3; Ch: 11
  • 2012

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