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My Ordinary Life 

Nichijou (original title)
A group of students lead normal lives and cope with normal predicaments, but all too often find themselves in abnormal situations.






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Series cast summary:
Shizuka Furuya Shizuka Furuya ...  Nano Shinonome 27 episodes, 2011
Hiromi Konno Hiromi Konno ...  The Professor 27 episodes, 2011
Mariko Honda Mariko Honda ...  Yuko Aioi 27 episodes, 2011
Minoru Shiraishi Minoru Shiraishi ...  Sakamoto / ... 26 episodes, 2011
Mai Aizawa Mai Aizawa ...  Mio Naganohara 26 episodes, 2011
Yûko Minaguchi ...  Kotoba Oneesan 26 episodes, 2011
Misuzu Togashi Misuzu Togashi ...  Mai Minakami 25 episodes, 2011
Hiroshi Karasuda Hiroshi Karasuda ...  Chiyoda / ... 22 episodes, 2011
Mami Kosuge Mami Kosuge ...  Sakurai-sensei / ... 19 episodes, 2011
Kaoru Mizuhara Kaoru Mizuhara ...  Nakamura-sensei / ... 16 episodes, 2011
Tetsu Inada ...  Takasaki-sensei 15 episodes, 2011
Jin Domon Jin Domon ...  Katashina / ... 15 episodes, 2011
Chika Horikawa Chika Horikawa ...  Misato Tachibana 14 episodes, 2011
Eiji Miyashita Eiji Miyashita ...  Akagi-sensei / ... 13 episodes, 2011
Yoshihisa Kawahara Yoshihisa Kawahara ...  Kojiro Sasahara 12 episodes, 2011
Banjô Ginga Banjô Ginga ...  Narrator 11 episodes, 2011


Yuko and Mio are normal schoolgirls who lead ordinary lives and cope with day-to-day matters. Their friends, however, are not that normal: Mio's crush Kojiro brings a goat and butler to school even though his parents are farmers; Kojiro is constantly attacked by his female classmate Misato, who is also in love with him; Mai is a quiet friend but an inveterate prankster; a child genius known only as the Professor, who built her own parental guardian, the schoolgirl Nano. Added to the zany mix are the talking cat Sakamoto, the nervous teacher Izumi Sakurai and the deer-wrestling Principal Shinonome. In spite of all the insanity around the girls still manage to lead their regular affairs of work and play with sanity, as it's all just a part of life itself. Written by Q. Leo Rahman

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Release Date:

12 March 2011 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

My Ordinary Life See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kyoto Animation See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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A stunningly funny show, unfortunately underrated.
8 January 2018 | by pieninjaproductionsSee all my reviews

I don't watch Anime a lot, and I'm not particularly into Anime, but this show blew my mind in so many ways. It is, in my opinion, perfection.

The animation, the characters, the bizarre editing style and humor (which is genius, because it melds slice of life with super expressive over-exaggerated action anime) the music (holy smokes, the music is fantastic) and the story / skits; everything worked great.

I love the 3 main characters, their chemistry is excellent, and they are very funny when they are together. The side characters, Nano, the Professor, and Mr. Sakamoto is one of the most fascinating character dynamics I've ever seen, I love every second of their story-line, it is a super unique trio of characters.

This is a super under-rated show. Why? Because not many people know about it, and when it was released, it didn't find much success. Some of the clips get millions of views, and I happen to learn about it from a YouTube video about it, but it needs more love, and more watch time. It is very sad to know that a second season won't come to light because of how poorly it did financially.

I hope the animators and the people who worked on this show know that there is a loving fan-base that adores and supports their show, and I hope they do great things with their talents. Please watch this show!

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