TV (24 eps)
3.996 out of 5 from 4,468 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

CandyDrops's avatar by CandyDrops on May 31, 2010
Score: 9/10

Overall, this anime was beautiful.In my many years of watching anime, this is one of the few that made me cry - for reasons I'll let you uncover yourself upon watching it.Story: 8CLAMP have yet another brilliant storyline which comes with plots and twists you won't see coming. The fact that the heroine of the anime - Kobato - remains a mystery for most of the episodes if what makes it so exciting to uncover her... read more

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