Special A

TV (24 eps)
4.02 out of 5 from 14,574 votes
Rank #739

Ever since their first meeting at six years old, Hikari Hanazono has struggled to defeat her rival Kei Takashima at anything, whether it be athletics or academics. To date she has proven unsuccessful, resulting in Kei constantly referring to her as "second place." In reality, Kei has been in love with Hikari for quite some time, but Hikari remains completely oblivious to the fact. Now, as the top two students in a prestigious academy, the duo continues their long-running competition as part of the school's elite class of seven, the Special A. Will Hikari ever surpass Kei... or realize that he loves her?


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snugglebums's avatar by snugglebums on Mar 2, 2013
Score: 9.5/10

I rate this anime a 9.5 because honestly i love this anime. the only issue and i mean the only issue i have with this anime is that the ending isn't that great and it just made it seem a bit lame in the end i mean i guess we have our opinions but mine is that it wasnt a great ending it made me cry like once. It's one of my favorites though so i would highly recommend this ! thanks, Have a happy time watching... read more

MidnightAria's avatar by MidnightAria on Jul 7, 2011
Score: 6/10

6 out of 10 stars.
This review is based on episodes 24 out of 24.

Okay so I finished the whole anime in one day. I was actually looking forward to this anime a lot, but it kind of disappointed me.
Having Kei there didn’t do much of an effect, because there isn’t any overall plot. There’s Hikari, who has her goal of being “first” among Kei... read more

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