Test Your Anime Knowledge – Anime Quiz 4

Continuing my look at the new winter season of anime as a means to fill this introductory paragraph up before turning to this week’s quiz is Koufuku Graffiti (Gourmet Girl Graffiti). Both Shaft and Mari Okada have had a tough time of it lately. Last year Shaft missed really hard with both of their new series – Nisekoi and Mekaku City Actors – and it was only the continued fascination of the Monogatari franchise that saved them from a completely disastrous year. Mari Okada wrote one of the worst anime of 2014: M3 – Sono Kuroki Hagane. It was so bad, so below her ability, that I almost believe she did it on purpose so she could get a break from writing science fiction anime for awhile. The other series she did the writing for – Selector Infected Wixoss Parts 1 and 2 – was better but still a long ways away from being a “good” anime. This is all preface to say that, for an anime that proudly sold itself as cute girls eating suggestively, Koufuku Graffiti appears to be a return to form of old Shaft quality slice-of-life with Mari Okada providing solid, quality writing. Three episodes in and I’m starting to be cautiously optimistic about this series.

Introductory paragraph filled 😉 , let’s move to this week’s anime quiz.

Question 1: Name the anime that features these three characters – Mugen, Jin, Fuu.

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Question 2: Name the anime that features these three characters – Keiichi Maebara, Mion Sonozaki, Rika Furude.

Refer to the following picture for questions 3 – 5.

anime_quiz_04_01Question 3: Name these four series.

Question 4: Name the animation studios that animated these series.

Question 5: What connection do these four series share?

Question 6: This clip is one example of a reoccurring homage/call out many animators do to a famous animator. Name either the famous animator or what this homage is called.

Refer to the following picture for questions 7 – 8.

anime_quiz_04_02Question 7: Arrange these four anime series from oldest to newest.

Question 8: These four anime series contain a geological similarity. What is it?

Question 9: This is a back of the envelope calculation on my part 🙂 . Not counting the current times or future settings, what real life time period is most often seen in anime?

Question 10: Who is known as the “Godfather of Anime”?

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Question 11: Name the Japanese seiyuu that voiced these four characters.

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Question 12: Name the Japanese seiyuu that voiced these four characters.

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Question 13: Name the Japanese seiyuu that voiced these four characters.

Question 14: The song “Uninstall” is the opening song to which anime?

Question 15: The song “Tabi no Tochuu” is the opening song to which anime?

Good luck to those trying to answer these questions. Tune back in on Friday to find out the answers.

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4 thoughts on “Test Your Anime Knowledge – Anime Quiz 4”

  1. Question 1:
    Samurai Champloo

    Question 3:
    A) The Pet Girl of Sakuraso
    B) BTOOOM!
    C) Ristorante Paradiso
    D) Michigo & Hatchin

    Question 4:
    A) JC Staff
    B) Madhouse
    C) David Production
    D) Manglobe

    Question 7:
    A D C B

    Question 8:
    All take place in Hokkaido

    Question 9:
    The Sengoku Period

    Question 10:
    Osamu Tezuka

    Question 14:
    Bokurano

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  2. Let me give this quiz my best college try:

    1) Samurai Champloo
    2) Captain Earth
    3) Sakurahi’s Pet Girl
    – BTOOM!
    -Glass of God
    -Michiko to Hatchin
    4) Studio Bones
    5) a hapless young girl
    6) Hat Tipping
    7) A, D, C, B
    8) Kyushu
    9) Sengoku Jidai
    10) Osamu Tezuka (I think that’s his name)
    11) Tomikazu Seki
    12) Tomikazu Seki
    13) Marina Inoue
    14) Psycho-Pass 2
    15) Spice and Wolf

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  3. 1) Samurai Champloo (again, haven’t watched this gem, but the characters and series are popular I read their names everywhere)

    2) Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (one of my favorite franchise, but it was long ago when I watched this so I can’t remember most of the events, except that I was really amazed)

    3) A – Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo
    B – BTOOOM!
    C – Ristorante Paradiso
    D – Michiko to Hatchin

    4) A – J.C. Staff
    B – Madhouse
    C – Production I.G (??)
    D – Production I.G (??)

    5) I dunno 😦

    6) I dunno this yet 😦

    7) I’m just going to guess since I dunno A and D:
    A, D, C, B

    8) I dunno

    9) Sengoku Era?

    10) Osamu Tezuka

    11) I dunno

    12) Namikawa Daisuke

    13) Inoue Marina

    14) I dunno

    15) Spice & Wolf

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  4. Well if the last two quizzes were in my wheelhouse for series that I know well, this one definitely wasn’t.

    1. Initial D?
    2. Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni (thanks! :D)
    3-5. Don’t recognize any of them
    6. Obari punch (until you watch Rune Soldier, and then it will forever after be, “Louie Punch!”)

    For 7 & 8 I only recognize B and C, and I’ve only watched B, so…
    7. D, A, C, B?
    8. A lake?

    9. Sengoku Era?
    10. Osamu Tezuka
    11. Curses! Death Parade is on my winter watch list but I haven’t started it yet, or else I might have gotten this.
    12. Don’t know
    13. Marina Inoue
    14. Serial Experiments Lain?
    15. Spice and Wolf

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