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Love Hina is an anime/manga series created by Ken Akamatsu.

As a child,  Keitaro Urashima makes a vow with his sweetheart that they will meet at Japan's prestigious Tokyo University ( Todai) when they are older. He doesn't, however, count on failing the exams, or indeed on forgetting his sweetheart's name in the decade that follows. Now in his late teens, he is left by his grandmother to look after a student dorm and meets two students, one of whom he suspects is the long-lost love. As Keitaro attempts to re-gain his memories of his one true love, he becomes an object of attention among the other girls at the dorm, who are "characterized" by a standard rack of female anime archetypes.

The culmination of a decade of geek-centered anime, Love Hina is based on a manga in Shonen Magazine by Ken Akamatsu, but it plays like a combination of Tenchi Muyo!, the ronin romance of Sakura Diaries, and the occasional filmic experimentation inspired by His and Her Circumstances. The franchise returned for a one-shot TV special in Christmas 2000.
Episodes
Season/Ep# Name Airdate
1 - 27
Love Hina Spring Special
04/01/2001
1 - 26
Love Hina Christmas Special
12/25/2000
1 - 25
Motoko's Choice, Love or the Sword: Don't Cry
12/25/2000
1 - 24
Celebrate! Are the Blooming Flowers Tokyo U? Love? Everybody
09/27/2000
1 - 23
Naru Narusegawa - Her Wavering Heart and Keitaro: Crushed
09/20/2000
1 - 22
Little Sister Mei's Devious Plan: It Can't Be!
09/13/2000
1 - 21
Jealous Outburst? Two Lovebirds on a Boat: Tremble
09/06/2000
1 - 20
A Sepia-colored Promise with a Sleeping Girl: A Trick?
08/30/2000
1 - 19
Marry into Money? A Prince from Across the Sea: Warm
08/23/2000
1 - 18
Girls Dressed in Yukata for the Summer Festival: Let's!
08/16/2000
1 - 17
Mesmerized by Naru on the Haunted Island! Something's Fishy!
08/09/2000
1 - 16
Monkey Performance at the Seaside Teahouse Hinata: A Kiss?
08/02/2000
1 - 15
I Love You!? Romantic Confession Inside a Cave: Tall Tale
07/26/2000
1 - 14
Naru's Crush Is Now a Tokyo U Professor: Turning Into Love?
07/19/2000
1 - 13
The First Kiss Tastes Like Lemon? Marshmallow? Grown-up
07/12/2000
1 - 12
Changing After the Wedding? Swordmaster Motoko's Sunday Best: Feminine
07/05/2000
1 - 11
The Idol Shooting for Tokyo U is a Prep School Student: Sing
06/28/2000
1 - 10
Who Is the Beautiful Women Wandering in the Moonlight? Transformation
06/21/2000
1 - 9
The Case of the Missing Hinata Apartment Money: A Mystery
06/14/2000
1 - 8
Kendo Girl and the Legend of the Dragon Palace: Is This A Dream
06/07/2000

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Series Credits
Person Name Episode Count
Masayo Kurata
1
Terumi Nishii
1
Ken Akamatsu
7

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General Information Edit
Name Love Hina
Name: ラブ ひな
Romaji: Rabu Hina
Publisher XEBEC
Start Year 2000
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Aliases Rabu Hina
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