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Genres: comedy, drama
Themes: school, yosakoi
Objectionable content: Mild
Opening Theme: “Hanaha Odori Reya Iroha ni Ho” by Team Hanayamata
Ending Theme: “Hanayuki” by smileY inc.
Insert song: “Kodoku Signal” by Need Cool Quality
Plot Summary: Terminally average Naru borders on underachiever status and she has few interests. Things change when she meets up with Hana, a very energetic and outgoing American girl who is fixated on forming a club dedicated to yosakoi, the traditional form of Japanese group dancing.
Running time: 24 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2014-07-07

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Official Japanese Website

VIDEO: CMs for Summer TV Anime “Hanayamata” OP&ED Songs

July 08, 2014 9:15pm CDT
Both CD singles hits stores on August 27

Crunchyroll Streams HaNaYaMaTa TV Anime

posted on 2014-07-06 17:28 EDT
Series about dancing premieres Monday

New Summer 2014 anime Hanayamata gets its own official Fiat 500 itasha

Jul 9th, 2014


Hanayamata and Eizan Electric Railway Collaborate, Trains with Special Headsigns Begin Service on July 10

Jul. 12, 2014 01:00

3 Summer 2014 anime whose activities are perfect for the season

Posted on Jul 16th, 2014

VIDEO: 5 Voice Actresses Dancing in “HaNaYaMaTa” OP Song PV

July 29, 2014 1:30am CDT
The OP and ED song singles will be both released on August 27

VIDEO: TV Anime “Hanayamata” Insert Song “Kodoku Signal” PV Performed by Need Cool Quality

September 02, 2014 1:10am CDT
The CD single hits stores on September 10

“Hanayamata” TV Anime to Release Best Album “Hanaotome” in April

January 11, 2015 11:25pm CST
With a newly-drawn box illustration by the original manga creator

“Hanayamata” Manga Author Draws Jacket Illustration for TV Anime Best Album

February 15, 2015 4:05am CST
Two-disc album “Hanaotome” will be released on April 22

Older Articles

Madhouse Studio Makes Hanayamata Schoolgirl Dancing TV Anime

posted on 2013-12-21 11:20 EST
Sou Hamayumiba’s manga about girl who discovers “Yosakoi” dance


Reina Ueda Leads Hanayamata Anime Cast This Summer

posted on 2014-04-13 04:00 EDT
Sakurasou’s Ishizuka directs schoolgirl dancing anime at MADHOUSE with scripts by K-ON’s Yoshida


Megumi Toyoguchi, Tsuyoshi Koyama Join Hanayamata Anime Cast in July

posted on 2014-05-17 01:16 EDT
Sakurasou’s Ishizuka directs schoolgirl dancing anime at MADHOUSE with scripts by K-ON’s Yoshida


Hanayamata Dancing TV Anime’s Promo Streamed

posted on 2014-06-22 11:00 EDT
July series inspires Namco Bandai’s Hanayamata Yosakoi LIVE! PS Vita game


Hanayamata Anime’s 2nd Video Shows Schoolgirls Who Meet to Dance

posted on 2014-06-28 18:47 EDT
Studio MADHOUSE’s TV anime to premiere on July 8


ANN: The Summer 2014 Anime Preview Guide - HaNaYaMaTa

Jul 7th 2014

Sentai Filmworks License Announcement

September 17, 2015


Sentai Filmworks Acquires HaNaYaMaTa Anime

posted on 2015-09-17 14:40 EDT
12-episode anime about yosakoi dancing premiered last summer

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HaNaYaMaTa Anime Gets English Dub

posted on 2015-09-22 15:25 EDT
Sentai Filmworks also continues English dub of Hamatora with 2nd series

WooHoo! It’s getting a dub!

That definitely comes as a surprise though.

Hanayamata Hanairodori Yosakoi Festival Second Set CM

Complete Collection Cover/Disc Art



Official HaNaYaMaTa English Dub Cast List

1/13/2016 10:06:38 PM

Available January 19, 2016
Blu-Ray | DVD

About HaNaYaMaTa
Naru is an extremely average high school girl. Though she has a love for fairy tale heroines, she’s never done anything extraordinary with her life. One day, she sees the transfer student, Hana dancing in the moonlight. Naru becomes inspired by her new acquaintance and decides to learn Yosakoi dancing.

Genres: Shoujo, Comedy,Slice of Life

Director - Christopher Ayres

English Dub Cast
Naru Sekiya - Caitlynn French
Hana N. Fountainstand - Luci Christian
Yaya Sasame - Monica Rial
Tami Nishimikado - Cynthia Martinez
Machi Tokiwa - Carli Mosier
Sally-sensei - Molly Searcy
Masaru Ofuna - John Gremillion
Sachiko Yamanoshita - Brittany Karbowski
Yuka Komachi - Juliet Simmons
Arisa Kajiwara - Margaret McDonald
Naru’s Father - David Wald
Hana’s Father - Leraldo Anzaldua
Hana’s Mother - Tiffany Grant
Tami’s Father - David Matranga
Yaya’s Father - John Swasey
Police Officer - John Swasey

Additional Voices
Leraldo Anzladua
Christopher Ayres
Amanda L. Baird
Joanne Bonasso
Cayla Coats

Episodes 1-12 (Sub) are live at ANO

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High School Girls Perform the Dance of Youth in HaNaYaMaTa

April 05, 2018 10:00am CDT
“Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog” explores the 2014 TV anime based on Sou Hamayumiba’s manga about yosakoi dancing