Picture: B Sound: B
Extras: D Episodes: B-
British are coming? Shinobu loves English culture and especially
blonde girls, her friend Alice, who loves Japanese culture and has
come over to Japan to homestay with Shinobu. As they become fast
friends with Shinobu's friends Yoko and Aya, they are joined with
another blonde foreign student Karen. Together, they all enjoy
friendship and laughter of middle school life together in Kinmoza:
This was a cute anime
with a lot of more girls. Shinobu or Shino for short, is an
energetic 15-year-old girl who love English culture, but most of all
blonde hair girls. Alice is Shino's friend and love Japanese
culture, but she gets a bit jealous when other girls shows interest
in Shino. Aya is a is Shino's classmate, she is smart and has a
thing for Yoko. Yoko is a tomboyish girl which the girls admires.
Karen is Alice's childhood friend who is half Japanese, she comes
from a rich family. Together, they all play together sharing daily
lives, romance, fantasy and dreams.
This was a cute anime,
it proves if you are a cute girl you can get away with anything. It
shows the love/friendship relationship between young girls, and their
love for international relationships and foreign cultures. Not bad
enhanced 1.78 X 1 image and lossy Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo are as
good as this set is going to get in this format, though Blu-ray fans
should know it is available in that format too. Extras include clean
opening and closing animations and trailers.
Shinobu's friend Alice comes over to live in Japan with her as a
if I'm Small - Alice
worries about her height, but all the other girls think it is alright
and she is 'cute'.
Kind of Friends Will I Make? -
Alice's childhood friend Karen from England also come over to Japan
and makes friends with Shinobu and company.
Days & Aya -
Shinobu gets a cold and Yoko finds a mysterious 'love letter' in her
My Big Sister -
The girls go to Shinobu's house to study and meets her big sister
Isami who is a high school model and they all take pictures together.
Alice, Golden Karen -
The girls go for a trip in the mountains and attends a summer
Karen is over weight and the girls tell her to go on a diet.
Day is Today? -
The girls have a school festival and open a maid cafe, Alice and
Shinobu celebrate their one year anniversary.
Not Sleeping? -
Aya invites the girls for a sleepover at her place.
Fabulous Five -
Each girl have their own talents and weaknesses, but Sakura Sensei
loves them all the same.
How Much I Like You -
It's Christmas and the girls get together for a party. Alice has a
It's a start of a new semester and the girls get stuck in different
classes, but that doesn't stop their friendship.
- Ricky Chiang