Nagasarete Airantou News

Nagasarete Airantou is a franchise comprised of 1 anime series, 2 manga series
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 One kid, lots of girls.  Who would have thunk it?
 One kid, lots of girls.  Who would have thunk it?

Nagasarete Airantou (Cast Away... Airan Island when translated) is an anime adaption of the on-going manga, which was created by Takeshi Fujishiro.  The anime was produced by Feel and Starchild and directed by Hideki Okamoto.  There are 26 episodes.
 

Show Info

Genres: comedy, romance
Themes: harem
 
Plot Summary via Wikipedia:
 

Nagasarete Airantou revolves around Ikuto Tōhōin, the main protagonist, who ran away from home because of a fight with his father. Due to a life-long dream of wanting to board a ship, Ikuto decides to take a vacation on a cruise ship; the ship is suddenly hit by a huge storm, throwing Ikuto overboard. He wakes up the next day to discover he is on an uncharted island populated by girls. Ikuto finds himself to be extremely popular on the island, due to the fact that no other men currently live there. As a result, nearly the entire island starts pressuring Ikuto to become their husband — all except a young girl named Suzu and her extremely old grandmother. Suzu's grandmother decides that Ikuto will live with Suzu for the time being, but Ikuto initially finds it difficult to adjust, especially with the entire island population after him night and day. Meanwhile, Suzu does her best to protect Ikuto from the masses. However, Ikuto still does not want to stay on the island, and soon after arriving, he attempts to leave by boat, but discovers the island is completely surrounded by whirlpools and tornadoes, eliminating escape by sea or air, thus impossible to leave. With no other choice, Ikuto starts to settle into life on the island.


Pros and Cons

Pros:
  • A wacky cast of entertaining characters.
  • The goofy/wacky sense of humor was fun.
  • Enjoyed the not-so serious tone of the show.
 
Cons:
  • No real plot development.
 

Final Thoughts

It was a fun, lighthearted, goofy, and entertaining harem show.  It may not had any plot development, but that didn't ruin it for me.  I don't mind episodic shows.  All in all, it was a fun watch.
 

Who is this for?

If you are a fan of the harem genre, I say give it a shot and see what you think.  Just don't take it too seriously.

Sources *CONTAINS SPOILERS*

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagasarete_airantou  
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=7303 
 

 "BLOOD ROCKET GO!!!"
 "BLOOD ROCKET GO!!!"

 

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