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http://myanimelist.net/anime.php?id=31804

Preview:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jat7ScoqFOM

Plot Summary


The manga follows Machi, a middle school student who serves as a shrine maiden (miko) at a Shinto shrine enshrining a bear (kuma) in the recesses of a certain mountain in Japan's northern Tōhoku region. Machi's guardian is a talking bear named Natsu, and one day Machi says to Natsu, "I want to go to a school in the city." The worrywart Natsu then gives Machi — who is ignorant in the ways of the world — a set of trials that she must pass in order to be able to survive in the city.



Character Designs



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http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-10-09/masume-yoshimoto-kuma-miko-girl-meets-bear-manga-gets-tv-anime/.93971


Other Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2016 to ?
Premiered: Spring 2016
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: FUNimation Entertainment
Studios: Kinema Citrus, EMT²
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Seinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
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Episode 1

Machi is a country bumpkin, but she's determined to go to school in the city, but Natsu is warning her that she won't last. However, Natsu won't stop her despite getting a bad feeling about everything. Seeing that she has been living under a rock that she totally struggles with some easy city life questions. And then there is her cousin Yoshio who is a total nutjob there with the way he talks to children. That was pretty funny.

And then I just love the ending animation, made to look like it came out of a VG with the way the characters were moving, and more specifically an RPG for the 3DS.
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Posted 4/3/16 , edited 4/3/16
Me after watching this:

WHAT DID I JUST WATCH?!

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Posted 4/3/16 , edited 5/3/16
Pedo bear has his own series XD
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E1

Not a bad episode - had some funny moments as well, with unexpected jokes such as bestiality
Seems like an enjoyable slice of life comedy, so I look forward to seeing what it has to offer after the talking bear novelty wears off. Loving the video game ED as well.
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I read the manga awhile ago but I thought the adaptation retained the nice atmosphere for this series in particular about the girls and the bear's relationship. Definitely a fun Sunday series to watch every week.
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What in the world did I just watch?
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Weirdest show so far this season. Pretty hilarious stuff. Especially chuckled with Kaori's reaction and line deliveries. Don't touch me!
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wow, bear got neutered
much unbearably sad
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CKD-Anime wrote:
And the AOTS, Kuma Miko.
Called it.
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CKD-Anime wrote:


CKD-Anime wrote:
And the AOTS, Kuma Miko.
Called it.

Indeed you did, that was hilarious and entirely unexpected! I thought it would be another quiet shrine girl and spirit animal show and ... well it was... sort of... aside from the sexual harassment and lewd village history...
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Posted 4/3/16 , edited 4/3/16
^People were probably expecting a sol show, but this series leans a bit more towards comedy.

I'd be funny if they visited a cafe run by a talking Polar Bear. (make this crossover happen animation studios)

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Well, that explains the seinen tag, I guess. Good stuff.
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Lewd Inari Kon Kon, I love you, haha.




Well, that was a lot of fun. Will be back next time for sure.
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Episode 1
I lol'd when the little girl yelled out "sexual harassment" and "don't touch me"
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