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When the national idol Kusakabe Yuka suddenly retired from the entertainment business, it shocked the world and it devastated teenager Hata Kosaku. Kosaku was Yuka's biggest fan and her departure left him depressed. His classmates at the Tamo Agriculture School finally are able to get him to leave his room and attend his class, but to everyone's amazement, Kusakabe Yuka (her stage name) comes into the class under the name Kinoshita Ringo as a transfer student. Kosaku realizes he has the once in a lifetime opportunity to get to personally know his dream girl and, together with his group of friends, try to find out why she is here and become closer than just classmates.

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Based on the first two episodes of No-Rin.

There are definitely some similarities in both anime. They seem to share the same kind of humor and they also share some common animation technics. It's no suprise both are from the same studio, Silver Link.


These two series on the surface actually seem quite different, Baka to Test dealing with students (or idiots) rebelling against the schools ranking system to prove there is more to ones ability than grades and Nou-Rin focused more on a agricultural school and a idol joining their ranks. Though both series are a romantic comedy (on the side) the comedy shown to us is actually quite alike, also it became quickly apart after a short time they art style and even writing is similar. If you enjoyed one of these regardless if it's for the laugh or story im sure you should enjoy the other.

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