Angel Tales

Alt title: Otogi Story Tenshi no Shippo

TV (12 eps)
Fall 2001
2.96 out of 5 from 2,213 votes
Rank #5,497

Goro Mutsumi is a young man that never seems to catch a break; he has a hard time keeping a job, has horrible luck, and continuously finds himself in bad circumstances.  However, things change one day when he comes home - having been fired yet again - and finds three young girls sitting in his apartment. They're the reincarnated angels of his deceased pets, and they're here to turn his luck around given how well he treated them in their past lives. While the idea sounds like a godsend, things don't go quite according to plan; the angels tend to cause more harm than good, and twelve altogether end up joining Goro's cramped household! In addition to learning how to co-exist with his newly acquired roommates, Goro must also defend them and himself against four sacred beasts who are after him for mysterious reasons. One thing's for certain: Goro's life will never be the same!

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angelsreviews Jul 15, 2013
Score 5/10

The show itself is so cute and I fell in love with some of the characters. Having said this, it’s good to note that this show is pretty much a copy cat of every other harem out there. The story line is not that much different then all the others and it gets hard to keep things in line with 12 girls all over the place. It was hard to keep them all straight though because it seemed that there were more... read more

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quamp Nov 27, 2014
Score 1/10

Really the only redeeming feature of Angel's Tales is that it makes for very good riffing material. Basically Goro, the dude that this animorphs are supposed to swoon over, can be replaced with a cardboard cut-out and nobody would notice half the time. He plays the harmonica (riff I made "I tell ya, bein' a folk singer today is like bein' a dinosaur with somethin' to say yea!") So what is... read more

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