Love, Election & Chocolate / Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate

Love, Election & Chocolate /Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate


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Genres: comedy, drama, romance
Themes: fanservice, harem, school, school life, student council
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate follows the protagonist Yūki Ōjima, who attends Takafuji Private Academy a large school with over 6,000 students. Yūki is a member of the Food Research Club along with seven others, including his childhood friend Chisato Sumiyoshi. The members leisurely spend their time in the club not doing much activities. When the election of the next student council president comes up, the front runner Satsuki Shinonome proposes that clubs that have no merit should be sorted out and abolished. The Food Research Club seeks advice from the current student council president Yakumo Mōri, who suggests Yūki run in the election as an opposing candidate. Yūki learns about the issues facing the school and decides to run in the election.
Number of Episodes: 12 + OVA
Vintage: 2012-07-05 to 2012-09-27

ANN Info Page

Love, Election, & Chocolate Game Gets 2012 TV Anime

posted on 2011-11-27 23:23 EST
Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate adult game in academy setting from sprite/fairies

Sentai Filmworks Press Release

Per PR:



HOUSTON, August 29, 2012 — Sentai Filmworks’ is pleased to announce their latest acquisition: Love, Election & Chocolate. With series composition by Katsuhiko Takayama (ef ~ a tale of memories., And Yet the Town Moves), this series is sure to have the right recipe to win at the polls, and to complete the ticket, music by Elements Garden (Bodacious Space Pirates) and character designs by Hiroaki Gohda (Amagami SS, Please Teacher!) add the icing that tops it all off.

In Japan, participation in extra-curricular activities is as fundamental a part of an education as chalk and gym shorts. However, not all students are overachievers, and for those like Yuki Ojima, groups like the Food Research Club are welcome havens in which to slack-off. But what’s a slacker to do when the radical new candidate for Student Council president announces her intent to get rid of clubs like the FRC? Well, getting the help of the current Student Council president is a good start, but HIS suggestion is so counter-intuitive that it’s crazy: Yuki should run for the Student Council himself? And yet, it’s SO crazy that it just might work! Especially when Chisato, the chocolate-adverse president of the FRC (and Yuki’s best childhood friend,) and members of other targeted school clubs start to join the swelling FRC army. But can this army of goofs and goof-offs coast all the way to political victory? Or will someone have to step up to the plate and take one for the term? They may savor victory, they may taste defeat, but you’re certain to eat up LOVE, ELECTION & CHOCOLATE!

Love, Election & Chocolate will soon be available through select digital outlets.

About Sentai Filmworks:
Sentai Filmworks is one of the fastest-growing anime companies in North America, producing hit series like High School of the Dead, Towanoquon, Samurai Girls, Guin Saga, Needless and Angel Beats as well as high profile theatrical films such as Grave of the Fireflies and Appleseed. Sentai Filmworks’ programs can be found on home video distributed by Ingram Entertainment, Baker & Taylor, Section23Films, The Right Stuf and other good and fine distributors. Digital product offerings may be found at iTunes, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, Zune Marketplace, Anime Network, Playstation Network, Android Market and YouTube.

August 29, 2012


Anime Network Streaming Announcement

Starting Tomorrow on Anime Network Online: Love, Election and Chocolate!

Anime Network Online is skipping the go-home club to bring you our latest special release: Love, Election & Chocolate!

With series composition by Katsuhiko Takayama (ef ~ a tale of memories, And Yet the Town Moves), music by Elements Garden (Bodacious Space Pirates) and character designs by Hiroaki Gohda (Amagami SS, Please Teacher!), this series is sure to have the right recipe to dominate the polls!


In Japan, participation in extra-curricular activities is as fundamental as the curriculum itself. Not all students are overachievers; for Yuki Ojima, the Food Research Club is a slacker’s haven until a new candidate for Student Council president announces her intent to get rid of clubs like the FRC. To start, Yuki enlists the help of the current chocolate-adverse president who suggests that Yuki run for Student Council himself! Banding with the other goofs and goof-offs, Yuki might coast his way to victory! Whether they savor victory or taste defeat, you’re certain to eat up Love, Election and Chocolate!

Language: Japanese w/ English Subtitles

Thursdays at 2 PM Eastern
Episodes 1 & 2: August 30th
Episodes 3 & 4: September 6th
Episodes 5 & 6: September 13th
Episodes 7 & 8: September 20th
Episodes 9 & 10: September 27th
Episodes 11 & 12: October 4th
Episode 1 will be available to Guests.
Episodes 2 - 12 will require a Premium Subscription

August 29, 2012

Wow, 2 eps a week. Much nicer than the too-typical one, if I can say so :wink:

I don’t remember this show from when it aired at all…

It started this season (the Summer season in which we are currently in) so it’ll finish airing the end of Sept.

Well, it totally sailed past me. Only current seasons shows that even popped up on my radar were SAO and Total Eclipse. This show could be of interest to me, I’ll check out the stream. Those 2 other shows would also be Sentai licenses of interest, and unlike this show which is possibly of interest to me, those 2 shows definitely are :smiley:

Episodes 01 & 02 are live at ANO

Please note that episode 1 is free and episode 2 is for Premium members.

And the first episode shows us why electric cars can be evil. :blink:

Episodes 03 & 04 are live at ANO

Mean girls. I kinda wish shows didn’t flash messages on the screens so quickly. The Japanese who are watching without a DVR may not even have been able to read what was on the screen at that one point.

Episodes 05 & 06 are live at ANO

So, the show airs on Mondays in Japan (if the start date on Wikipedia is to be believed), and the week they air episode 12 happens to be the same week as here, only 3 days behind. That is timing!

I was going to say something about these two episodes, but I forgot what it was.

I’m quite sure it was planned that way.
Simulcasts are generally 3 days behind.
Phi Brain for example, airs on Sundays, and shows up here on Wednesdays.

Ep. 05

I haven’t gotten to Ep. 06 yet, but I had to post after watching Ep. 05.

They’re cosplaying Madoka characters!!!

Episodes 07 & 08 are live at ANO

It took 7 episodes, but we get a hint at the one girl who can’t eat chocolate.

Now to find time to watch episode 8.

Eps. 07 & 08

Though it doesn’t stick to the election half the time, I’m actually really enjoying how this is turning out.


We get some nice character developement with Hazuki & Satsuki, and we find out what their thing is.
Amusingly enough, all the girls seem to be going after Yuki.
Chisato I can understand, but he actually shot her down in these episodes.
Seems like it’s going to take the Mashiroiro Symphony route, and have Yuki actually pick one of the girls and it won’t be the obvious choice (obvious one being Chisato).

Episodes 09 & 10 are live at ANO

For a 12 episode anime, there sure are a lot of plots that needs closure for there to be 2 episodes left.


Episode 11 is live at ANO