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From the studio that brought you Ikki Tousen and Familiar of Zero.

  • Genre: Comedy,Drama,Fan Service,Romance,Slice of Life
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • Number of Episodes: 36
  • Number of Specials: 1
  • Seasons:

    Season 1, eps 1-24

    Special: Bonus Episode - Speaking of Dreams

    Season 2, eps 25-36

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Story

Kaoru is a college boy with everything going for him. He lives in a mansion with his beautiful fiancé, Aoi, all his roommates are babes, and they all have the hots for him. There’s just one hitch: due to family complications, Kaoru and his beloved have to keep their engagement a secret. As he gets tangled in countless steamy situations, can Kaoru overcome temptation and stay true to the lovely Aoi? Two is company and eight is a party in this romping romance brought to you by the director of Saber Marionette J.

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Guide

  • Fate
    Episode 1 - Fate

    Kaoru helps an adorable girl dressed in a kimono navigate the Tokyo train station. When the address she clutches leads to an empty lot, an old photo proves their meeting was more than a fluke.

  • Supper
    Episode 2 - Supper

    After Aoi confesses her lifelong dream, Kaoru still can’t bring himself to resume his role as the Hanabishi heir. Despite Kaoru’s reluctance, Aoi insists on serving Kaoru and hints of romance fill the air.

  • Separation
    Episode 3 - Separation

    Aoi’s guardian, Miyabi, unexpectedly arrives at Kaoru’s apartment to take Aoi home. Kaoru’s unfortunate past and why he can’t return to the Hanabishi is revealed. Aoi escapes again, renounces her family, and proposes to Kaoru.

  • Living Together
    Episode 4 - Living Together

    Aoi confronts her mother, who personally appears to claim her and is impressed by her commitment. Aoi and Kaoru are sent to live at the Sakuraba summer home, but under Miyabi’s thumb and must keep their union a secret!

  • Old Friend
    Episode 5 - Old Friend

    Old photo club buddy Tina has returned from adventures abroad, and she shares a special souvenir with a side of mischief. She’s also in the market for a place to live, and suspiciously makes it home with Kaoru.

  • Family Tradition
    Episode 6 - Family Tradition

    Taeko comes to the Sakuraba house looking for a job as housekeeper. She serves to be extremely clumsy much to Miyabi’s chagrin. Tina, Kaoru and Aoi team up to help Taeko keep her job.

  • Spiritual Illusion
    Episode 7 - Spiritual Illusion

    Aoi is useful everywhere she goes. She saves the day for the photo club at a hot springs vacation. An improbable challenge for Taeko sends her off searching for spirits.

  • Cherished Treasure
    Episode 8 - Cherished Treasure

    Tina brings home a pet ferret and the house is soon full of excitement. Miyabi immediately disapproves of the troublesome pet though she may not be completely incapable of compassion.

  • One Night
    Episode 9 - One Night

    Aoi and Miyabi take a trip to a memorial service and Taeko is required for a photo shoot. How will a stormy night alone result for Tina and Kaoru?

  • Place of Learning
    Episode 10 - Place of Learning

    Aoi yearns to learn more about her beloved Kaoru after seeing Tina’s old photos of him. Aoi gets lost at the University looking for him and attracts plenty of attention along the way.

  • Debutante
    Episode 11 - Debutante

    Mayu, another typhoon heiress from Kaoru’s past, enrolls at Meritsu University. Giddy at the sight of Kaoru, she greets him with a kiss and demands his attention for the entire night. Vague informants leave Aoi engrossed in fear of the worst.

  • Kiss
    Episode 12 - Kiss

    A touching flashback justifies Mayu’s attachment to Kaoru and bolsters his sensitive guy status. Explaining the night before to Aoi proves tricky for Kaoru. Will she believe he did nothing wrong?

  • Star Festival
    Episode 13 - Star Festival

    Aoi’s birthday falls on the Star Festival, the most romantic holiday of the year. To afford the perfect gift Kaoru secretly works all week, but Aoi’s worried he’s avoiding her. Both are in for a surprise.

  • Servant
    Episode 14 - Servant

    Desperate to impress Kaoru into marrying her, Mayu shows up at the mansion demanding to learn domestic skills from the talented landlord.

  • Feelings of the Heart
    Episode 15 - Feelings of the Heart

    Aoi and Kaoru take a trip down memory lane on a shopping trip through Tokyo.

  • Shores
    Episode 16 - Shores

    Summer is here and the beach is near! Tina and Mayu battle for Kaoru’s praises on their hot new swimsuits. Thanks to a little meddling from her cousin, Taeko notices her desire for his attention as well.

  • Waves
    Episode 17 - Waves

    While Taeko ponders her feelings for Kaoru, nosy cousin Chika tricks them both into some embarrassing encounters. Another chance alone with her crush only highlights Taeko’s clumsiness.

  • Bedsharing
    Episode 18 - Bedsharing

    Tina and Kaoru take a trip to the zoo, but a storm and a landslide force the two to find shelter at a cheesy hotel for lovers. Will the night end with true intentions?

  • Lap Pillow
    Episode 19 - Lap Pillow

    Chika shows up at the Sakuraba house for help finishing her summer homework. One assignment on family leaves her stumped, but when they search for her when she gets lost on an errand, the words come easy.

  • Cure
    Episode 20 - Cure

    When the photo club’s cosplay café idea goes south during a school festival, everyone helps Aoi run a Japanese tea shop. During the hustle and bustle of work Aoi and Kaoru yearn for a little private time.

  • Influenza
    Episode 21 - Influenza

    A fever leaves Aoi bedridden, and the house nearly falls to shambles when her friends split household duties—how did one girl do it all so well?

  • Going Home
    Episode 22 - Going Home

    Kaoru takes Aoi on a special trip—to visit his mother’s grave. Upon their return, and with no explanation, a solemn Miyabi takes Aoi home for a visit. Premonitions trouble Kaoru.

  • Determination
    Episode 23 - Determination

    Miyabi takes Kaoru to Aoi, leaving them alone at a nostalgic spot from their childhood. Kaoru can’t help his brain, but Aoi has serious matters to explain. Her father’s mind must be changed or Kaoru may never see her again!

  • Aoi
    Episode 24 - Aoi

    Fearful yet resolute, Kaoru and Aoi desperately confront her headstrong father to convince him to accept Kaoru as his future son-in-law. Should they fail, Aoi will be forced to marry someone else and lose her true love forever.

  • Bonus Episode: Speaking of Dreams
    Special - Bonus Episode: Speaking of Dreams

    A bonus episode from season one of Ai Yori Aoshi.

  • Enishi: Spring Blossom
    Episode 25 - Enishi: Spring Blossom

    It’s been two eventful years since that fateful day Aoi and Kaoru were reunited. He takes a break from his graduate classes, and the clandestine lovebirds celebrate their anniversary filled with memories and fantasies of the future.

  • Enishi: Friends
    Episode 26 - Enishi: Friends

    Chika’s high school friends Chizuru and Natsuki get the impression that Kaoru’s her live-in boyfriend—she relishes the thought and replies to inquiries vaguely. The girls’ insist on satisfaction, resulting in a raucous and embarrassing house visit!

  • Enishi: Tennis
    Episode 27 - Enishi: Tennis

    The game is on when Miyabi volunteers to teach Chika how to play tennis. Kaoru and the rest of the girls come along for some friendly matches. Kaoru tries his best to focus in between glances at Aoi’s impressive form in her endearing tennis attire.

  • Enishi: Phantom
    Episode 28 - Enishi: Phantom

    Mysterious noises spook the mansion’s residents. Taeko, the authority on ghostly matters, leads the attempted exorcism through a dusty attic. Mayu finds it prudent to sneak into Kaoru’s bed for a cuddle, resulting in a heap of hilarious frights.

  • Enishi: Piano
    Episode 29 - Enishi: Piano

    Mayu audaciously asks Kaoru on a date in front of the entire household. Since his engagement to Aoi is still a secret, he fails to decline. Stunningly dressed but ill-prepared, Mayu reveals her one passion to Kaoru in response to his sensitive request.

  • Enishi: Journey
    Episode 30 - Enishi: Journey

    Kaoru’s got to pull an all-nighter to finish a big report, or else he’ll be writing more all summer long. Graduate studies are demanding, but so are four admiring girls all trying to ease his stress.

  • Enishi: Summer Resort
    Episode 31 - Enishi: Summer Resort

    A hard-earned get-away calls Kaoru and his flock to a resort in the mountains, where Mayu just happens to be nearby at her family’s vacation home. A game much like truth or dare gets interesting—especially when Aoi is asked some personal questions.

  • Enishi: Fish and Water
    Episode 32 - Enishi: Fish and Water

    Chika and her two friends are the only known members of their high school’s swim club. The district’s swimming competition is approaching, but Chizuru still can’t finish a lap. Tina offers to coach them and splashes in some trademark mischief.

  • Enishi: White
    Episode 33 - Enishi: White

    Kaoru’s graduate professor rewards him for his dutiful work with two tickets for a cruise. After receiving Miyabi’s blessing, Kaoru and Aoi cherish the time alone without the usual worrying over possible interruption.

  • Enishi: Bathrobe
    Episode 34 - Enishi: Bathrobe

    The whole gang, Chika’s friends, and yes, Mayu too, enjoy the luxuries of a spa resort. Taeko takes a break with a few drinks, Miyabi gets a massage, and Tina and Aoi try out a private bath—the same one Kaoru got in just a few minutes before!

  • Enishi: Moonlight
    Episode 35 - Enishi: Moonlight

    Tina’s going back to America for a homecoming party. She gets a digital camera and has everyone don costumes for a photo shoot. Her love for everyone, especially for Kaoru, forms a smile on her face to hide a sorrow she can’t reveal before she slips away.

  • Enishi: Bonds
    Episode 36 - Enishi: Bonds

    Months pass and Tina still hasn’t returned from America. Kaoru and Aoi, the two closest to her, comfort each other at one of Tina’s favorite spots. Their long kept secret may be discovered before they can recover from a happy surprise!

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Deadtrolls
Deadtrolls

10-10-2013

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"Sweet"

out of all the ecchie / harem / comedic anime out there.. this ones really sweet. its got a good story and its kinda really sweet. its so sweet ye cant stop watching it.

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smilodon

10-11-2013

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"Wonderful Series"

This show isn't like most others out there, its a real heart felt storyline with a few comedic mishaps through out the story. If anything its a story about life and how it can change at any point in... more

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tony_modem

11-29-2013

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"Lovely "

This show was amazing It made me cry and laugh Cuz' it shows what it is really important in this world that is love and a great family I don't think I will forget this show it also made realize that I... more

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magic135
magic135

12-17-2013

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"best love story told"

i love this anime. it's beautiful, lovable, and a lot of great characters. this anime is a must see.

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Poolpro20
Poolpro20

12-17-2013

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"Good show"

Like the show, but unsatisfied with the ending. It needs more episodes to make a satisfying ending.

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joda622
joda622

02-01-2014

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"Hooked"

Loved everything except the ending, felt incomplete. Still a must watch!

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NME_AGENT

03-02-2014

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"A fantastic romantic comedy!"

A harem anime that focuses on romance and humor over fan service with gorgeous animation, endearing characters, a heartwarming story and excellent English dub this series is a must own... more

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    Includes: Seasons 1 & 2

    Kaoru is a college boy with everything going for him. He lives in a mansion with his beautiful fiancé, Aoi, all his roommates are babes, and they all have the hots for him. There’s just o...

    Rating: TV-14

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