This is a list of the episodes of the shojo anime series Kimi ni Todoke, directed by Hiro Kaburagi and produced by Production I.G.[1] The episodes are based on the Kimi ni Todoke manga series by Karuho Shiina. Series Compositon is led by Tomoko Konparu, with character designs being provided by Yuka Shibata.[1] The Opening theme music, "Kimi ni Todoke," is by Tanizawa Tomofumi, and the ending, "Kataomoi," is by Chara.

The series will being released to Region 2 DVD in Japan with three episodes per disc, starting on December 23, 2009.[2]

A second season was announced in the November 2010 issue of Betsuma magazine; the second season is to start airing on NTV on 4th of January 2011, according to the official anime website.[3]

List of Season 1 Episodes

# Title Original airdate[4]
01 Prologue
"Purorōgu" (プロローグ)
October 6, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kuronuma Sawako is considered cursed by her classmates due to her appearance and shy personality. She is nicknamed "Sadako" after the famous ghost from The Ring. Sawako however encounters the popular Kazehaya Shouta, who talks to her normally and encourages her to try open up and make new friends. Sawako then volunteers to play as the ghost during a class event, the test of courage. During the test, Kazehaya comes to keep her company. Through this, Sawako is also able to become a little closer to two classmates, Yoshida Chizuru and Yano Ayane.
02 Seating Change
"Sekigae" (席替え)
October 13, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sawako's class has a seat change day. Unfortunately for Sawako, no one wants to sit by her. Anxiously trying to avoid Sawako, they settle on drawing numbers to determine seating. After hearing enough of it, Kazehaya moves his table and seat next to Sawako's, and asks to switch with whoever had that number assigned. Seeing this, Yano and Yoshida do the same. Sawako also gets to meet Sanada Ryuu, a friend of Kazehaya and Yoshida, who sits behind her. Later in the episode, when Sawako gives up her umbrella to cover a box with a puppy in it during a rainstorm, she shows up to school drenched. Yoshida and Yano give her a change of clothes. Kazehaya gives his towel to her. Wanting to show her appreciation, gives them some home made cookies as a thanks for being so nice to her. A character that appears later on, Kurumizawa Ume, first appears in this episode for a brief moment.
03 After School
"Hōkago" (放課後)
October 20, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sawako offers to help with after-class teacher activities. Endo and Hirano see Sawako after school and ask to help her. The next day, Kazehaya gives Sawako a note during class wanting to know if she will meet him after school. Sawako says yes, and they meet after school with Maru-chan, the puppy Kazehaya took home in the previous episode. Sawako tells Kazehaya about how she studies by imagining that she is teaching the material to a person who doesn't understand. The next day at school, Kazehaya asks for her help, prompting the rest of the class to come over. They are treated with a rare smile from Sawako. After school that day, Yano and Yoshida overhear some girls talking about them and when they confront the girls, they are told that Sawako started the rumors. A new character, Kurumizawa Ume, appears in this episode.
04 Rumors
"Uwasa" (噂)
October 27, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Yano and Yoshida become the talk of the school as everyone starts spreading rumors about them. When they ask who were spreading the rumors, they were surprised to hear that Sawako was behind them. A classmate, Shino, approaches Sawako to ask her about these rumors, although Sawako misunderstands and thinks she is talking about the ghost rumors, so she interrupts her, calling it a simple misunderstanding. Shino tells Sawako she was able to makes friends. At this moment Yano and Yoshida walk up the stairway and overhear the conversation. Shino brings up their names and Sawako quickly interrupts and says "they're not my friends." Before they can hear the rest, the teacher, Pin, drags them off. Sawako continues to explain that she isn't on the same level of friendship that is shared between Yano and Yoshida. Later, Sawako overhears some girls talking in the toilets and interprets it as if she's making Yano and Yoshida sad and is ruining Kazehaya's reputation. Later on, Kazehaya tries to talk to Sawako and asks her if he's done something to upset her. She explains that nothing could make her want to stay away from him, but runs away after seeing a group of people walking their way in order to keep Kazehaya's reputation intact.
05 Determination
"Ketsui" (決意)
November 3, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
After Sawako hears the rumors she avoids Kazehaya, Yano and Yoshida. Sawako thinks that she should go back to the time when she hadn't become friendly with Kazehaya, but she feels that this would be very lonely. Kazehaya gets angry and confronts Sawako, who tells him why she was avoiding him. Kazehaya tells her that it is their choice to be with her and asks her to tell Yano and Yoshida about her feelings. In the meantime, Yano and Yoshida have been wondering if the rumors were really spread by Sawako. They both feel bad for doubting her, but realize the fact that they are so worried about her means that they really were already friends. The next day Sawako is in the bathroom, wondering how she should she start a talk with Yano and Yoshida, when she hears about people talking about the rumors. She comes out to confront them and tell them it's a misunderstanding. They corner her against the wall and call Yoshida and Yano a "delinquent" and a "slut"...
06 Friends
"Tomodachi" (友達)
November 10, 2009[5] {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sawako tries to clear the rumors about Yano and Yoshida. In the meantime, the school gathers to watch a 'fight' in the girl's bathroom. Sawako is knocked down when she defends Yoshida and Yano. In the meantime, the two girls push their way through the crowd into the bathroom. They both defend Sawako, telling the girls that Sawako would never be the one who started the rumors. Kazehaya makes a public statement on how he hates ridiculous rumors, which affects particularly the girls who were bullying Sawako. With this, every one begins to talk about Sawako in a more positive way. Sawako, Yano and Yoshida are now even closer than they were before, although Kazehaya realizes that now it will be even tougher for him to be alone with Sawako.
07 Saturday Night
"Doyō no Yoru" (土曜の夜)
November 17, 2009[5] {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sawako is invited to eat ramen with Yano and Yoshida. They go to the ramen shop, which turns out to be Sanada Ryuu's home. After they eat, they head up to Sanada's room. After Sanada and Yoshida bicker, Sawako asks if they are going out. Ryu smiles, but Yoshida quickly denies the idea. They talk about their middle school, where Sanada, Yoshida and Kazehaya were all in the same class. It is revealed that Kazehaya used to be on the baseball team. They eventually call Kazehaya over, and Yoshida and Yano have fun making him jealous by hogging Sawako. Pin arrives and ruins their fun by telling them to go home. Sanada reveals to Yoshida that his type is someone who is dense and simple, although Yoshida mistakes this for someone who is like Sawako. Sawako and Kazehaya walk home together under the stars.
08 Voluntary Training
"Jishuren" (自主練)
November 24, 2009[5] {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Everyone no longer believe that they'll be cursed by Sawako. Instead, they now believe that when Sawako smiles, good fortune will come. Yano, Yoshida, Endo, and Hirano convince Sawako to call them by their first names. Sawako is both very happy and embarrassed. The girls tease her by having her try calling Kazehaya by his first name, although she is unable to call his last name even without an honorific. Later on, Pin forces Kazehaya to be the committee member for the upcoming sports festival. Everyone gets fired up to win, especially Pin and Chizuru (Yoshida). Class 1-D decided to have practice during lunch break, although Sawako is clumsy because she has never played soccer before. She decides to practice on her own, but is not allowed to borrow a soccer ball. While watering the flowers in the school, Sawako starts kicking rocks and practice for soccer. Kazehaya, who is chatting with his middle school friend Kurumi, sees her from a window. He then brings a ball and helps her practice. Kurumi is very jealous.
09 New Friend
"Atarashii Tomodachi" (新しい友達)
December 1, 2009[5] {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Thanks to her practice, Sawako has improved at soccer. She is also happy to see Kazehaya playing sports. Later, Sawako runs into Kurumi, whom she perceives as a friendly and beautiful doll-like girl. Kurumi takes the initiative and calls Sawako a doll, which makes her happy. Ayane (Yano) teases Kazehaya by asking him to call Sawako by her first name, which he can't do. In the meantime, Sawako starts noticing how Kurumi and Kazehaya appear to be close, and wishes to also become cute like Kurumi. Later on, Hirano and Endo allow Sawako to call them "Ekko" and "Tomo." When she encounters Kurumi, who interrupts her conversation with Kazehaya, she unconsciously starts becoming jealous, but is also happy that Kurumi is becoming friends with her.
10 Cooperation
"Kyōryoku" (協力)
December 8, 2009[5] {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Everyone prepares for the sports festival, especially Chizuru, who coaches Sawako enthusiastically. Sawako happily reflects upon her growing friendship with Kurumi and her increasing awkwardness around Kazehaya. Kurumi purposely tells Sawako how she isn't special because Kazehaya always treats everyone kindly, although Sawako misunderstands this as Kurumi telling her about Kazehaya's good points. Sawako aspires to be outgoing and friendly like Kurumi, but Chizuru tells the story of how she dislikes Kurumi because Kurumi made her help the girls confess to Kazehaya in middle school. Kazehaya and Sawako eventually get to talk alone, but Kurumi interrupts the conversation. Sawako finds out that "Kurumi" is short for "Kurumizawa", so Kazehaya wasn't calling her by her first name after all. Later, Kurumi makes Sawako walk with her confesses that she likes Kazehaya, asking for Sawako's help.
11 Special?
"Tokubetsu?" (とくべつ?)
December 15, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sawako admits that she cannot help Kurumi confess to Kazehaya. Kurumi yells at Sawako, telling her she did nothing to get Kazehaya's attention while "cute and popular girls" like herself need to work a lot harder. Sawako begins considering whether she only likes Kazehaya because he is nice to her, and whether she would like any guy who did the same. The Sports Day competitions begin. The girls in Sawako's class win their first soccer match, and Sawako convinces Kurumi to watch Kazehaya play in the boys' match together. As they talk, Sawako mentions that she has always thought of Kazehaya as special. Kurumi tells her that this is just because she doesn't talk to many guys, so she ought to try talking to others. Just then, Ryuu (Sanada) saves Sawako from a rogue pitch. Kurumi suggests that Sawako should talk to Ryuu more.
12 Feeling of Love
"Ren'ai Kanjō" (恋愛感情)
December 22, 2009 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kurumi tells Sawako to talk to Ryuu and maybe she'll realize something. Sawako doesn't really understand that Kurumi wants her to separate from Kazehaya, but she says she will still talk to Ryuu. During the softball game Sawako can't keep her eyes off Kazehaya, which makes Kurumi angry as she thinks she is the only one always watching Kazehaya, so she leaves. Kurumi then starts her plan by planting a note asking Ryuu to meet Sawako at the sports equipment room, where Kazehaya has to go later. Sawako, is told by Kurumi that Ryuu is there, and goes to thank him. When they meet, Sawako asks Ryuu about the feeling of love, which leads him to confess that he likes Chizuru. In the meantime, Kazehaya heads to the room carrying some equipment. Kurumi goes up to him and tells Kazehaya that Sawako has fallen in love with Ryuu, urging him to support their relationship. They see Sawako and Ryuu talking happily together.
13 Love
"Koi" (恋)
January 5, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
After seeing Sawako and Ryuu together, Kazehaya rushes up to Sawako and pulls her away, leaving Kurumi behind. Kazehaya then confirms with Sawako that she doesn't like Ryuu, while Sawako has just realized that she really likes Kazehaya. Kazehaya asks her what she thinks about people going out as girlfriend and boyfriend, which shocks her so much that she cannot answer properly. Later, Ayane finds out that Kurumi was the one who spread the rumours. Ryuu then shows them the note written by Kurumi, which confirms that she set Sawako up. Ayane and Chizuru go to find more evidence against Kurumi, who is in the meantime waiting for Kazehaya to return. Pin arrives at the equipment room and comes to the conclusion that Kurumi has a crush on him, and rejects her just as Kazehaya arrives. Ayane and Chizuru confront Kurumi, who will not admit to wrongdoing, but when Sawako arrives, Ayane tells her outright that Kurumi was the one who spread the rumors.
14 Kurumi
"Kurumi" (くるみ)
January 12, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
After Sawako finds out that Kurumi was the one who spread the rumors, Kurumi admits it. Ayane threatens to tell Kazehaya, although Kurumi claims that she doesn't care. Sawako asks Ayane and Chizuru not to tell, realizing that Kurumi is probably hurting a lot. Sawako realizes that Kurumi must have needed a lot of courage to tell Sawako how she felt about Kazehaya. She realizes that she must return the favor, so she returns and tells Kurumi that she, too, loves Kazehaya.
15 Rival
"Raibaru" (ライバル)
January 19, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kurumi reflects on how she met and fell in love with Kazehaya in middle school. In the meantime, rumors about how she was rejected by Pin spread around the school. She realizes that she hates being misunderstood by Kazehaya, so ends up confessing to him. He apologizes, saying he has someone else he loves. She plays it off as "his loss" and says that he has bad taste in women. Meanwhile, Sawako confesses her love for Kazehaya to Yano and Chizu. Later, Sawako and Kurumi meet and Sawako asks if they can be friends. Kurumi responds by saying she isn't Sawako's friend, but her rival. Later, during the after-festival party, Sawako wonders when she fell in love with Kazehaya and ends up falling asleep on his shoulder.
16 Night Talk
"Yobanashi" (夜噺)
January 26, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
This episode is a recap of episodes 1 through 15 narrated by the tiny men Pin sees.
17 Holiday
"Kyūjitsu" (休日)
February 2, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Ayane and Chizuru visit Sawako's house and, despite appearing disreputable at first, impress her parents by being "such nice girls". Meanwhile, Kazehaya and Ryuu are together when Kazehaya gets a call from Pin. Pin explains that he met Sawako the previous night, and now thinks he is possessed because he doesn't feel good. The truth is that Sawako noticed he was catching a cold, and gave him advice on how to prevent it, although he misunderstood. Pin insists that Kazehaya bring Sawako to him right away. Kazehaya, Ryuu, Sawako, Ayane and Chizuru all end up at Pin's filthy apartment and realize he only has a cold. They spend the rest of the day cleaning for him. They leave at night and Kazehaya ends up walking Sawako home. Thanks to a prank played by Pin, the two of them almost kissed under the stars.
18 Chizuru's Love
"Chizuru no Koi" (千鶴の恋)
February 9, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sawako is happy about her growing relationships with her friends and Kazehaya. Ayane, however, complains about her clingy boyfriend, while Chizuru is in a good mood because she anticipates something at New Year's, which is more than a month away. Chizuru and Sawako go out to pick a present for Ryuu's birthday, and Sawako is sure by the affection Chizuru shows for him that Chizuru loves Ryuu. However, she finds out that Chizuru actually loves Ryuu's older brother. The next time everyone is in school together, it is found out that Ayane dumped her boyfriend. Amid the talk about broken hearts, Ryuu leaves the room and is encouraged by Kazehaya. Later, at Chizuru's house, Ryuu comes into her room unexpectedly. He appears to be about to confess to Chizuru when she notices that she left his present lying out in plain sight. She therefore forces Ryuu to leave, and he ends up going home in the rain.
19 Dream
"Yume" (夢)
February 16, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Ryuu tries to confront Chizuru again, but fails to do so, and only tells her not to come to his house this weekend. Chizuru throws a sleep over with the intention of cheer Ayane up from her breakup, but it ends up to be boring because Chizuru planned on getting video games from Ryuu. Ayane convinces Chizuru to go over to his house since it is only Friday, and not yet the weekend. At Ryuu's house they meet Kazehaya and other classmates. They are all having fun, until Ryuu leaves and Chizuru follows, Ryuu once again tries to confess his feelings to Chizuru but is interrupted by his older brother's arrival. His older brother then reveals that he is engaged, Ayane and Sawako look on as Chizuru hides her feelings and congratulate the couple. Soon everyone leaves, and the girls go back to Chizuru's house where Chizuru reflects on her past with Ryuu's brother.
20 Present
"Purezento" (プレゼント)
February 23, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Ryuu's brother leaves, he tells Ryuu to tell Chizuru to show up next time. Later Chizuru heads over to give Ryuu her present, where Ryuu states that she was late and he hopes that Chizuru will finally get over his brother, she gets angry and throws his present at him. Sawako and Ayane are grief stricken with worry about Chizuru since they can't do anything about the situation. Kazehaya shows up and explains to them that its good that Chizuru has them, and that she has them to worry and care for her. In class Chizuru ignores Ryuu, they eventually run into each other where Chizuru asks what he meant last night when he said that she was late. Eventually he shows that he wanted Chizuru to get rejected in order for her to finally get over his brother, Chizuru is upset that he thought the only reason she came over the other night was just to see his brother and leaves. Ayane and Sawako find her, where she eventually breaks down and tells them about how angry she is at Ryuu, not knowing that he is listening and then leaves, Chizuru continues saying what pissed her off the most was how she treated Ryuu. The three girls then go out and enjoy the rest of the day.
21 First Snow
"Hatsuyuki" (初雪)
March 2, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
School continues and Chizuru looks refreshed but still ignores Ryuu. While walking home with Sawako and Ayane, they discuss what Chizuru would say to Tooru, Ryuu's older brother if he was to return. Then Tooru actually shows up and tells the girls that he's going to steal Chizuru. The two of them walk together, as Tooru talks about his memories with Chizuru when they were younger. At the end of their walk Chizuru confesses her feelings for Tooru, only have to Tooru says that he likes her too, but as a little sister. They part, and when Tooru returns home Ryuu greets him and gives him bread from the other day the Chizuru left. Ryuu then goes to find Chizuru at docks where she was the last time they played with Tooru before he moved out. There Chizuru realizes that it was Ryuu that called Tooru to come and visit her and asks Ryuu to comfort her, and they embrace.
22 Christmas
"Kurisumasu" (クリスマス)
March 9, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Chizuru and Ryuu are back on good terms and everyone is eagerly anticipating Christmas. Their class is going to hold a party and Kazehaya asks Sawako to come. She really wants to, but thinks of her parents. Traditionally, her family spends all day celebrating, so she would feel badly about leaving them. She decides not to go to the party, but makes gifts for Chizuru and Ayane. She also makes a hat for Kazehaya, though she knows she won't have the nerve to give it to him. On Christmas Eve, she spends the day with her parents. Her dad is especially enthusiastic and ends up taking the hat Sawako made, thinking it was for him. She doesn't have the heart to correct him. Later that night, she gets a call from her friends at the party asking her to come. She becomes very distraught, so her mom takes the call instead. Her dad calls her over and gives her his present for her- a cellphone. He lets her go to the party and realizes she is growing up. Sawako runs there, but everyone has left. Only Kazehaya has been waiting for her out in the snow.
23 Both
"Futari" (ふたり)
March 16, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
It's the last day of class before winter break. Sawako worries that she won't see her friends until classes start again. She reluctantly says goodbye to Kazehaya then goes out to eat with Ayane and Chizuru. They find out her birthday is on New Year's Eve and tell her about their plans to go to the shrine that day with Ryuu, inviting her as well. She finds out she can go, so her friends convince her to call Kazehaya and invite him as well. He agrees to come. On New Year's Eve, Chizuru and Ayane come to Sawako's house. Their present to her is to make her look really cute for Kazehaya. They style her hair and put on a little makeup and head out for the shrine. Before they arrive, Chizuru and Ayane leave, telling Sawako Ryuu actually isn't coming either. She continues alone, meeting Kazehaya. He is astonished by her extra-cuteness and they continue to the shrine. She reflects on her happiness to spend her birthday with him.
24 Birthday
"Tanjōbi" (誕生日)
March 23, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sawako and Kazehaya walk to the shrine silently. They finally look at each other after Kazehaya saves her before she falls down the stairs at the shrine. They are about to continue their awkward silence until Chizuru, Ayane, and Ryuu (who are also stealthily at the shrine) call Kazehaya to apologize for not coming along. The two go to get hot drinks at a stand and Kazehaya admits he normally doesn't like the drink, but this time he does because Sawako does. She's excited over getting to see his first time at something, but he lists several of his first times that relate to her (like wearing the stomach band). They exchange phone emails and Kazehaya realizes Sawako's birthday is that day. She tells him about her childhood as they walk, up until the present, then realizes she had always been alone until she met him.
25 New Year
"Shinnen" (新年)
March 30, 2010 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sawako and Kazehaya continue talking while they walk. She begins to say she'll try harder this year so people will like her, but he interrupts and says they already do. They visit the shrine and go to pick out fortunes. Sawako is distressed by getting a "Bad Luck" slip, so Kazehaya gives her his- "Very Good Luck". She reads the part pertaining to love and realizes it could be talking about Kazehaya. They continue home, taking the path she walks to school. Kazehaya stops at one corner, and reminisces that he met Sawako for the first time at that spot. She's surprised he remembers, but has also been thinking the same thing. They continue home, each internally realizing their love for each other, but neither acting on it. They part, leaving the impression they will be together this year.

List of Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season Episodes

# Title Original airdate[4]
01 Unrequited Love
"Kataomoi" (片想い)
January 4, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
02 TBA
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January 11, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
03 TBA
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January 18, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
04 TBA
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January 25, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
05 TBA
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February 1, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
06 TBA
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February 8, 2011[6] {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
07 TBA
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February 15, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
08 TBA
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February 22, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
09 TBA
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March 1, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
10 TBA
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March 8, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
11 TBA
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March 15, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
12 TBA
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March 22, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
13 TBA
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March 29, 2011 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}

DVD releases

The first DVD compilation for the series was released on December 23, 2009, with one scheduled for each month until the series is complete. The first 5 volumes have 3 episodes each, the sixth volume has 4 episodes, and the remaining two volumes have 3 episode each.

Japanese Kimi ni Todoke DVD Releases
Volume Date Episodes
Volume 1 December 23, 2009[7] 1-3
Volume 2 January 27, 2010[8] 4-6
Volume 3 February 24, 2010[9] 7-9
Volume 4 March 26, 2010[10] 10-12
Volume 5 April 21, 2010[11] 13-15
Volume 6 May 26, 2010[12] 16-19
Volume 7 June 23, 2010[13] 20-22
Volume 8 July 23, 2010[14] 23-25


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kimi ni Todoke Manga to Resume in Japan in September". Anime News Network. 2009-06-15. Retrieved 2010-01-14. 
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  3. "Kimi Ni Todoke 2nd Season Green-Lit". Anime News Network. 2010-10-05. 
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  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Script error
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