Kodocha

(Child's Toy)

(Kodomo no Omocha)


[Kodocha]
Sana, an 11-year-old girl who stars on a popular television program called "Child's Toy", is a hyperactive spaz. She lives with her mother, an eccentric award-winning writer. Somewhere in the same apartment, there's Rei, Sana's manager, whom she affectionately calls her lover, friend, and pimp. (Oh, folks, we're just getting started...)
TV Series: 102 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 89
Number of Review Sites: 7
Good

Review Links

Vol. 1 - "The best thing about Kodocha -- and there are a lot of good things about Kodocha -- is undoubtedly its characters."
Anime Jump! (Christian Nutt) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5)

"It must be said that the humor ... is something totally impossible to do justice to in a review. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - exemplary

Vol. 1 - "...it’s not perfect, but it’s good enough..." (Zac Bertschy) - B+
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Theron Martin) - B
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Theron Martin) - B+
Anime News Network

Vol. 1 - "I laughed a lot, smiled a lot and finished up by wanting the next volume right now." (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 6 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Anime on DVD

Vol. 1 - "I was really expecting something dumb and stupid, but was pleasantly surprised to discover a comic gem. " (John Sinnott) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 4 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 5 - Read the review (John Sinnott) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
DVD Talk

"Kodomo no Omocha is at once silly and touching, with many a scene of utter chaos interspersed with all the pure emotion of a good melodrama ..."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Carlos Ross) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"At its wacky core, CHILD'S TOY is a celebration of life at its fullest."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - A+