+Tic Elder Sister
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|+Tic Elder Sister|
(Purasu Chikku Nee-san)
|Genre||Comedy, parody, slice of life|
|Written by||Cha Kurii|
|Published by||Square Enix|
|Original run||September 2009 – present|
|Original net animation|
|Directed by||Tsutomu Mizushima|
|Music by||Tatsuya Kato|
|Released||May 16, 2011 – July 26, 2012|
|Runtime||2 minutes each|
+Tic Elder Sister (＋チック姉さん Purasu Chikku Neesan) is a manga series drawn by Cha Kurii and published in Young Gangan since September 2009. A 12-episode anime series was produced by Barnum Studio and TYO Animations and released in 2011 and 2012. The first five episodes were originally released online, then later on DVD and Blu-ray Disc along with the rest.
+Tic Elder Sister's narrative is centered around three students: Iroe Genma, Makina Sakamaki, and Hazuki Okamoto. They are in a plastic-model building club and interact with each other and fellow students.
- Iroe "Nee-san" Genma (源間色絵 Genma Iroe)
- Voiced by: Mari Kano
- The main protagonist of the series. Iroe is the head of the Model Club, nicknamed "Nee-san" (姉さん, "big sister"). Despite her short stature, her underclassmen (and some adults) call her by its nickname. In contrast to this, her classmates call her "Chibiko" (チビ子). She is generally vulgar, outrageous and is a big troublemaker. She likes being the center of attention and making fun of her fellow club members. A model of a castle stands on her head.
- Hazuki "Okappa" Okamoto (岡本葉月 Okamoto Hazuki)
- Voiced by: Yumi Uchiyama
- An underclassman of Nee-san, Hazuki is one of the members of the Model Club, nicknamed "Okappa" (オカッパ, "bob cut"). She is a classmate of Makimaki and sits next to her in class. She is generally levelheaded and calm but is prone to getting really violent and monstrous when it comes to Nee-san's antics. Still, she is shown to have a gentle and caring side when Makimaki was experiencing a heartbreak. She is weak against insects, especially large cockroaches. She has a model of a train on her head.
- Makina "Makimaki" Sakamazaki (坂崎真喜奈 Sakamazaki Makina)
- Voiced by: Marina Inoue
- An underclassman of Nee-san, Makina is one of the members of the Model Club, nicknamed "Makimaki" (マキマキ). She is a classmate of Okappa and sits next to her in class. She is the most rational member of the Model Club and usually serves as a mediator between Nee-san and Okappa. She had a crush on a classmate but got heartbroken when she found out that he already had a girlfriend. A model of a tank sits on her head.
- Kuniki (国木)
- Voiced by: Kishō Taniyama
- A high school senior, Kuniki is the captain of the baseball team. He wears women's underwear and is not ashamed exposing himself in public. Because of this, he is well-known even in other schools.
- Mizuno (ミズノ)
- Voiced by: Masayo Kurata
- A 33-year-old teacher, Mizuno teaches Health education. Despite her age and status, she still calls Iroe "Nee-san." She is also the best friend of her fellow teacher Masuda whom she affectionately refers to as "Masuda-chan." She has bitter memories of her ex-boyfriend breaking up with her because of a hairy back.
- Azuma (東)
- Voiced by: Kenji Akabane
- A high school freshman, Azuma is often seen with his partner, Student Council Member A. Both of them were once cornered by a pair of delinquents but were "saved" by Kuniki. Because of that encounter, they are now scared of him. It is revealed that his name is Azuma and that he lives alone.
- Sanada (サナダ)
- Voiced by: Daichi Kinbara
- A high school senior, Sanada is a classmate of Nee-san. He calls Nee-san "Chibiko". He is a member of the basketball team.
- Saotomi Ishihara (石原里美 Ishihara Saotomi)
- Voiced by: Chiwa Saito
- A high school senior, Saotomi is a mysterious schoolgirl with self-proclaimed "beauty." She believes that hair and skin care is important and usually gives the Model Club her unneeded advice.
- Uno (ウノ)
- Voiced by: Shiori Izawa
- She is the twin sister of Sano. Nee-san usually hangs out with them if she's not with the Model Club. Like Nee-san, she has a short stature and a flat chest.
- Sano (佐野)
- Voiced by: Yuka Saotome
- She is the twin sister of Uno. Nee-san usually hangs out with them if she's not with the Model Club. Like Nee-san, she has a short stature and a flat chest.
- Tada (タダ)
- Voiced by: Kenichi Koike
- A high school freshman, Tada is a member of the baseball team. He likes over-the-knee socks.
- Cindy (シンディ Shindi)
- Voiced by: Chiwa Saito
- A gigantic high schooler, she is shown tormenting the twins Uno and Sano and forces them to make mochi for her.
- Yuria Himekawa (ユリア 姫川 Himekawa Yuria)
- A high school senior, Himekawa is a classmate of Nee-san. Like Sanada, she calls Nee-san "Chibiko". She is a staff member of the basketball team. She is tall, beautiful and has large breasts, and because of this, the boys in her class sent her résumé to an entertainment office. Her birthday is on August 23.
- "+Tic Elder Sister School Comedy Anime Gets 7 More Episodes". Anime News Network. May 2, 2012. Retrieved December 16, 2013.
- "Plastic Nee-San's official cast" (in Japanese). 9 Apr 2011. Retrieved 15 Mar 2017.