Non Non Biyori

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Non Non Biyori
Nonnonbiyoricover.jpg
Cover of first manga volume. From left to right: Renge Miyauchi, Komari and Natsumi Koshigaya, and Hotaru Ichijo.
のんのんびより
GenreSlice of life, Comedy
Manga
Written byAtto
Published byMedia Factory
DemographicSeinen
MagazineMonthly Comic Alive
Original runNovember 2009 – ongoing
Volumes5
Anime television series
Directed byShinya Kawamo
Written byReiko Yoshida
Music byHiromi Mizutani
StudioSilver Link
Licensed by
NetworkTV Tokyo, AT-X, TV Aichi, TV Osaka
Original runOctober 7, 2013 – ongoing
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Non Non Biyori
Nonnonbiyoricover.jpg
Cover of first manga volume. From left to right: Renge Miyauchi, Komari and Natsumi Koshigaya, and Hotaru Ichijo.
のんのんびより
GenreSlice of life, Comedy
Manga
Written byAtto
Published byMedia Factory
DemographicSeinen
MagazineMonthly Comic Alive
Original runNovember 2009 – ongoing
Volumes5
Anime television series
Directed byShinya Kawamo
Written byReiko Yoshida
Music byHiromi Mizutani
StudioSilver Link
Licensed by
NetworkTV Tokyo, AT-X, TV Aichi, TV Osaka
Original runOctober 7, 2013 – ongoing
Portal icon Anime and Manga portal

Non Non Biyori (のんのんびより?) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Atto. The series began publication in Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine from November 2009. A television anime adaptation by Silver Link began airing in October 2013.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

The story takes place in the countryside village of Asahigaoka, where many conveniences are several miles away and the school consists of only five students, each of whom come from different grades of elementary and middle school. Hotaru Ichijo, a fifth grader from Tokyo, tranfers into Asahigaoka Branch School and adjusts to countryside life with her new friends.

Characters[edit]

Renge Miyauchi (宮内 れんげ Miyauchi Renge?)
Voiced by: Kotori Koiwai
A first grade elementary school student. Whilst generally acting her age, she is often quite perceptive. She often ends her sentences with 'na non'.
Hotaru Ichijo (一条 蛍 Ichijō Hotaru?)
Voiced by: Rie Murakawa
A fifth grade elementary school student who transfers into Asahigaoka Branch School from Tokyo. She is quite tall for her age and has a crush on Komari.
Natsumi Koshigaya (越谷 夏海 Koshigaya Natsumi?)
Voiced by: Ayane Sakura
A first-year middle school student (seventh grade). She is taller than Komari, her older sister.
Komari Koshigaya (越谷 小鞠 Koshigaya Komari?)
Voiced by: Kana Asumi
A second-year middle school student and Natsumi's older sister. She is quite short, which she has a complex about.
Kazuha Miyauchi (宮内 一穂 Miyauchi Kazuha?)
Voiced by: Kaori Nazuka
Renge's older sister and the class teacher. Since all the students study their own material, she often spends classtime sleeping.
Suguru Koshigaya (越谷 卓 Koshigaya Suguru?)
A third year middle school student and Natsumi and Komari's older brother. He doesn't say much and has very little presence.
Yukiko Koshigaya (越谷 雪子 Koshigaya Yukiko?)
Voiced by: Akiko Hiramatsu
Natsumi, Komari and Suguru's mother.
Honoka Ishikawa (石川 ほのか Ishikawa Honoka?)
Voiced by: Ayahi Takagaki
A first grade elemntary school student who becomes friends with Renge during summer vacation.
Hikage Miyauchi (宮内 ひかげ Miyauchi Hikage?)
Voiced by: Misato Fukuen
Renge's older sister who is a first year high school student currently studying in Tokyo.
Kaede Kagayama (加賀山 楓 Kagayama Kaede?)
Voiced by: Rina Satō
A graduate of Asahigaoka Branch School who runs a candy shop.
Konomi Fujimiya (富士宮 このみ Fujimiya Konomi?)
A graduate of Asahigaoka Branch School who lives near the Koshigayas.

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

The manga by Atto began serialization in Media Factory's Comic Alive magazine from November 2009, and has been published in six tankōbon volumes as of September 21, 2013.

Anime[edit]

A television anime adaptation by Silver Link began airing in Japan from October 7, 2013 and is being simulcast by Crunchyroll.[3] The opening theme is "Nanairo Biyori" (なないろびより Rainbow-colored Day?) by Nano Ripe, and the ending theme is "Non Non Biyori" (のんのん日和?) by Rie Murakawa, Ayane Sakura, Kana Asumi and Kotori Koiwai. The series is licensed in North America by Sentai Filmworks.[4]

Episode list[edit]

No.TitleOriginal airdate
01"A New Transfer Student Came"
"Tenkōsei ga Kita" (転校生が来た) 
October 7, 2013
In the countryside village of Asahigaoka, a fifth grade elementary school girl named Hotaru Ichijou moves in from the city and transfers into the village's branch school, which consists of only four other students; a first grader named Renge Miyauchi and three middle school siblings, Natsumi, Komari and Suguru Koshigaya, along with their teacher, Renge's older sister Kazuha. After school, Renge invites Hotaru and the others to her house, where she shows off her pet tanuki. The next day, the girls take Hotaru to a blooming cherry blossom tree to eat their sakura mochi, though they end up missing the bus home on the way back. 
02"We Went to a Candy Store"
"Dagashi-ya ni Itta" (駄菓子屋に行った) 
October 14, 2013
Hotaru develops something of a crush on Komari due to her short stature and feels happy after receiving some candy from her. Later, Komari invites Hotaru to come hang out with her, although Hotaru's choice of clothing causes Komari to mistake her for a unknown adult tourist from Tokyo. The two go to a candy store together, with Komari unaware she is actually hanging out with Hotaru the entire time. 
03"I Ran Away From Home With My Sister"
"Nee-chan to Iedeshita" (姉ちゃんと家出した) 
October 21, 2013
The class goes on a school trip to help out in a rice field, where Natsumi and Komari end up getting stuck in the mud. Later that night, Komari gets frightened after seeing a scary movie, which is not helped by Natsumi. After getting into a fight with her mother, Natsumi runs away from home with Komari in tow and goes to her secret hideout. They eventually spot a cat that had put Natsumi in trouble in the first place, but leave her alone when they see she is feeding her family and eventually head home. 
04"Summer Vacation Started"
"Natsuyasumi ga Hajimatta" (夏休みがはじまった) 
October 28, 2013
As summer vacation begins, Renge's older sister Hikage comes home from her school in Tokyo, hoping to impress the others with her know-how about city life only for Hotaru to outshine her. Later, Renge meets another girl her age named Honoka Ishikawa, who she quickly become friends with. After spending several days playing with Honoka, Renge is saddened when she learns Honoka had to suddenly leave due to her father's work. However, she cheers up a week later after receiving a letter from Honoka saying she'll come back next summer. 
05"I Pretended I Forgot My Swimsuit"
"Mizugi o Wasureta Furi o shita" (水着を忘れたふりをした) 
November 4, 2013
Hotaru and Renge are invited to the Koshigaya's house for breakfast. Afterwards, the girls, accompanied by Kazuha, go to the beach, where Komari's height leads her to be mistaken for a lost child. On their way home, the girls stop at a railside noodle restaurant, where a prank by Natsumi on Komari backfires due to Renge's innocence. They manage to catch the last train home on time, but accidentally leave Kazuha behind. 
06"I Became a Ghost and Tried Hard"
"Obake ni Natte Ganbatta" (おばけになってがんばった) 
November 11, 2013
Natsumi gets chewed out by her mother over her poor school grades whilst also trying to hide her poor test results from her. Afterwards, the girls visit Hotaru, who attempts to hide the vast number of handmade Komari plushies in her room. This ultimately fails, but she manages to pass them off as part of a school project. Later that night, the gang have a test of courage at the shrine, which proves a bit too much for Komari. 
07"My Rice Cracker Turned Into Curry"
"Senbei ga Karē ni Natta" (せんべいがカレーになった) 
November 18, 2013
With Kazuha absent at the start of the new semester, the girls try and find ways to pass the time in class. Later, Hotaru and Renge try and catch a rabbit that had escaped from its pen, only for it to lock them inside the pen themselves, though they are eventually rescued by Kazuha. Afterwards, Renge visits the candy store run by Kaede Kagayama, who finds her to be a handful. 
08"We Cooked Rice at School"
"Gakkō de Gohan o Taita" (学校でごはんを炊いた) 
November 25, 2013
Hotaru gets along with the Koshigaya family's next door neighbour, Konomi Fujimiya, whilst Komari laments that the two seem more grown up than she is. Later, Komari joins Hotaru and Renge in doing some sketching, where she ends up becoming a model for them. Afterwards, Konomi helps Komari and Natsumi make dried persimmons. 
09"We Tried Having a Cultural Festival"
"Bunkasai o Yattemita" (文化祭をやってみた) 
December 2, 2013

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