TV (24 eps)
4.001 of 5 from 4,895 votes
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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

liamb1996's avatar by liamb1996 on Aug 21, 2015
Score 9/10

Quite possibky the best hidden gem ive seen in ages. since watching clannad, ive been waiting for something similar to pop up. Kobato, simply said, is amazing. it has that nice warm hearted anime, but its those absolute magical moments that complete this anime. music is beautiful, characters are nice and the story is fantastic. definite pick up! read more

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