Special A

TV (24 eps)
4.044 out of 5 from 22,080 votes
Rank #1,180

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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(Sub) Hikari; Kei image

Episode 1

(Sub) Hikari; Kei

(Sub) Pride; Pro Wrestling image

Episode 2

(Sub) Pride; Pro Wrestling

(Sub) Rice Ball~Sincerity image

Episode 3

(Sub) Rice Ball~Sincerity

(Sub) Brothers~Teacher image

Episode 4

(Sub) Brothers~Teacher

(Sub) Festival~Challenge image

Episode 5

(Sub) Festival~Challenge

(Sub) Invitation~Saiga Estate image

Episode 6

(Sub) Invitation~Saiga Estate

(Sub) Sensitive~Thickheaded image

Episode 7

(Sub) Sensitive~Thickheaded

(Sub) Trip~Dog image

Episode 8

(Sub) Trip~Dog

(Sub) Villa~Letter image

Episode 9

(Sub) Villa~Letter

(Sub) Anchor~Ryu image

Episode 10

(Sub) Anchor~Ryu

(Sub) Girlfriend~Boyfriend image

Episode 11

(Sub) Girlfriend~Boyfriend

(Sub) High Fever~Passion image

Episode 12

(Sub) High Fever~Passion

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mahius Aug 18, 2015
Score 7/10

Special A is a 24 episode high-school (slice-of-life style) comedy romance anime. Considering the story, this is something that I’ve seen before in Kaichou wa Maid-Sama!, which I found funny and enjoyed. It’s a sensible romance, suitable for most, but leans more towards shoujo. However, ‘high-school’ and ‘romance’ are two thing that don’t do well together, that’s... read more

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BigDumbOhFace Oct 8, 2014
Score 5/10

I first came across this anime after googling some good School Life anime's to watch.  Special A was on that list and I put it on mine to check it out.  Sadly, I had to drop it.  I just couldn't get it.  It just didn't have that charm I found in a lot of other animes I've watched.  There was always that one thing about an anime I find that made me want to watch it.  I just couldn't... read more

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Special A
  • Vol: 17; Ch: 99
  • 2003 - 2009

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Special A: Jougai Rantou
  • Vol: 1; Ch: 6
  • 2011 - 2012

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