Hatsukoi Monster

FUNimation (2016)
Animation, Comedy, Anime, Romance

High schooler Kaho Nikaido is having trouble adjusting to her new life in Tokyo. It doesn’t get any easier when she is nearly hit by a truck and saved by the handsome Kanade Takahashi! Infatuated with Kanade, she works up the courage to confess. But he warns that if Kaho learns who he is, she won’t want him. What could possibly keep her from this stud? Maybe the fact he’s a…fifth grader?!

Cast View all

Eric Vale Kanade / Echizen Pete
Ian Sinclair Taga
Bryn Apprill Kaho
Aaron Roberts Renren
Austin Tindle Tom / Snowcrab Smith
Chris Burnett Kota
Dawn Michelle Bennett Chiaki
Dallas Reid Crabita (Kaz)
Chris Ryan Gin / Kingcrab Carl
Newton Pittman Arashi
Christopher Sabat Narrator
Phil Parsons Shugo
Anthony Bowling Joji / Crabbonio
Monica Rial Mafuyu
J. Michael Tatum Daikoku
Jad Saxton Additional Voices
Skyler McIntosh Yuki / Qtaro
Alex Moore Additional Voices
Sarah Wiedenheft Leia
Tabitha Ray Additional Voices
Alejandro Saab Makurazaki
Janelle Lutz Yuka
Tia Lynn Ballard Yui
Anastasia Munoz Additional Voices
Sara Ragsdale Additional Voices

Crew View all

Photography Junko Sakai
Musician Go Sakabe

Episodes View details

1 So: I'm in Primary School. What Now? 25 min | Jul 01, 2016

Kaho Nikaido moves to Tokyo for high school when she has a chance encounter with the boy of her dreams. Can she accept him for who he really is?

2 Ah, Kasumi House 25 min | Jul 08, 2016
3 It`s My First 25 min | Jul 15, 2016
4 Sought-After Undies 25 min | Jul 22, 2016
5 I Know--To the Bath House! 25 min | Jul 29, 2016
6 Hula-Hoop Hullabaloo 25 min | Aug 05, 2016
7 Sending My Feelings... (To the Bathroom) 25 min | Aug 12, 2016
8 Kanade's Telephone Helpline 25 min | Aug 19, 2016
9 A Hushed and Crabby Love Song 25 min | Aug 26, 2016
10 A Proper Rom-Com For Once 25 min | Sep 02, 2016
11 No Peeking, Kanade's Secret Diary 25 min | Sep 09, 2016
12 Adorable/Abnormable 25 min | Sep 16, 2016


Barcode Format Region Released Edition
704400014376 Blu-ray 1 Nov 07, 2017
704400025716 Blu-ray 1 Oct 30, 2018