Azumanga Daioh

TV (26 eps)
4.112 of 5 from 19,596 votes
Rank #616

Ten-year-old genius Chiyo, animal-loving Sakaki, loudmouth Tomo, athletic Kagura, weight-conscious Yomi and dim-witted Osaka are six friends who share laughs, good times, and a high school homeroom. With scary (and sometimes perverted) teachers, school festivals, penguin suits and general hilarity abounding, you can be sure that there's never a dull day in the life of one of these students!

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sothis's avatar by sothis on Nov 21, 2004
Score: 9/10

Azumanga Daioh is a show about nothing, literally. Think of it like Seinfeld, but with high school girls and more hilarity, and you've got all the bases covered. The episodes revolve around six girls and their daily life at a high school, which always ends up being random in some way.

The comic formula is hilarious, and is almost flawless. Many scenes will make you scratch your head... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Apr 4, 2012
Score: 7.5/10

This is the very first anime which introduced the term moe to the industry. There were other shows older than it which were also about cute girls doing cute things but this is by far the one which centred solely on the element and created a subgenre of school comedy that became overabundant in the following years because of its success. Although many will rush to say it was Haruhi which managed to that (as... read more

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Azumanga Daioh - The Very Short Movie Movie 2001 Side Story
Azumanga Web Daioh Other 2002 Side Story

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Azumanga Daioh 1999 Original Manga
Azumanga Daioh: Hoshuuhen 2009



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