TV (24 eps)
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The cheery Kobato Hanato is on a mission to heal people’s damaged hearts and gather the resulting “konpeito”; she must collect one hundred of these candy-shaped trophies in order for her deepest wish to be granted: to go to a certain place. Along the way, she’s accompanied by an ever-disgruntled, talking stuffed animal of a guardian named Ioryogi who scores her efforts, attempts to keep her on-track, and reminds her of the rule governing her task: she only has one year to fulfill her goal.

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Rhaynebow's avatar by Rhaynebow on Dec 9, 2012
Score 10/10

One of the most underrated animes EVER. After watching both seasons of Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles and full-knowingly getting my heart smashed into a million pieces watching the OVAs, my heart finally had some closure with this heartwarming tale of girl and her wish.. STORY: Like I said before, Kobato is the tale about a girl's wish. The title character Kobato Hanato is such a girl. Obviously not of this... read more

Nchun27's avatar by Nchun27 on Jul 8, 2015
Score 9.5/10

After watching this, I feel like this anime is really under-rated. It has never been on any list of recommendations for shoujo anime that I have seen before, so it isn't something I would choose straightaway. The only reason I watched it was because it came up when I typed in shoujo in the search bar! And I am very happy that I decided to give it a try. This is definitely one of the best anime I have seen!! ... read more

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