The Eccentric Family

Alt titles: Uchouten Kazoku

TV (13 eps)
4.061 out of 5 from 1,905 votes
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In Kyoto, youkai have adapted to an urbanized lifestyle, and are often indistinguishable from humans. Among them is Yasaburo, a brash young tanuki who wants nothing more than to live an exciting life with his family: a mother obsessed with Takarazuka theater, a frog stuck in the bottom of a well, a kid brother who works at the brandy factory, and an older brother who’s just trying to hold them all together. But two things stand in the way of Yasuburo’s dreams: the tanuki community has shunned the boy’s eccentric family since his esteemed father died, and the ever-present threat of being cooked and consumed by humans! Can the young tanuki manage to have fun without besmirching his father's legacy or meeting an untimely death by hot pot?

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ihate00's avatar by ihate00 on Oct 3, 2013
Score: 9/10

Anime Name - Uchouten Kazoku
Aired - Jul 7, 2013 to Sep 29, 2013
Episodes - 13
Produced By - P.A. Works
Staff - Masayuki Yoshihara (Director), Tomihiko Morimi (Original Creator),
Kouji Kumeta (Original Character Design), Toshiyuki Inoue (Animation... read more

Kiayin7's avatar by Kiayin7 on May 13, 2015
Score: 10/10

The Eccentric Family is show with a far deeper meaning than I was initially led to believe. It's a funny, fresh and subtle take on a rather controversial subject. It's easily earned an all-time favourite of mine, right next to Kino's Journey. 


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Once upon a time, humans were at nature's mercy. Nature was a terrible and wonderful place... read more

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