Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me

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Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me
Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!, volume 1.jpg
The cover of the first volume.
私に天使が舞い降りた!
(Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!)
GenreComedy,[1] yuri[2]
Manga
Written byNanatsu Mukunoki
Published byIchijinsha
MagazineComic Yuri Hime
Original runNovember 18, 2016 – present
Volumes6 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byDaisuke Hiramaki
Written byYuka Yamada
Music byTakurō Iga
StudioDoga Kobo
Licensed by
Original networkTokyo MX, BS11, KBS, SUN, TVA, TVQ
Original run January 8, 2019 March 26, 2019
Episodes12 + OVA (List of episodes)
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Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me (私に天使が舞い降りた!, Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!) is a Japanese four-panel yuri comedy manga series written and illustrated by Nanatsu Mukunoki. The series began publication in Ichijinsha's Comic Yuri Hime magazine in November 2016. An anime television series adaptation by Doga Kobo aired in Japan between January and March 2019.

Plot[edit]

Miyako Hoshino is a college student who is very shy around strangers. When her younger sister Hinata brings home her classmate, Hana Shirosaki, Miyako becomes enchanted by her cuteness and begins having her dress up in cosplay in exchange for snacks. The series follows Miyako as she grows closer to Hana, along with Hinata's other friends.

Characters[edit]

Miyako Hoshino (星野 みやこ, Hoshino Miyako)
Voiced by: Reina Ueda[3]
A college student who is shy around strangers and spends most of her time indoors. She becomes smitten by Hana and starts making her snacks in exchange for getting her to dress up in cosplay outfits she makes. She is pursuing a career as a fashion designer.
Hana Shirosaki (白咲 花, Shirosaki Hana)
Voiced by: Maria Sashide[3]
An elementary school student who is classmates with Hinata. She is often disturbed by Miyako's behavior but puts up with it in order to eat her snacks.
Hinata Hoshino (星野 ひなた, Hoshino Hinata)
Voiced by: Rika Nagae[3]
Miyako's younger sister and Hana's classmate. She is particularly fond of her sister, who she nicknames "Mya-nee" (みゃー姉).
Noa Himesaka (姫坂 乃愛, Himesaka Noa)
Voiced by: Akari Kitō[3]
Hana and Hinata's classmate who moves next door to Miyako and Hinata. She constantly sees herself as cute, often becoming downhearted when someone else (usually Hana) is said to be cuter, and is also fond of Hinata.
Koyori Tanemura (種村 小依, Tanemura Koyori)
Voiced by: Hitomi Ōwada[4]
A class representative in Hana's class. She aspires to be someone that everyone can rely on, but is often unreliable herself.
Kanon Konomori (小之森 夏音, Konomori Kanon)
Voiced by: Naomi Ōzora[4]
Another class representative in Hana's class and Koyori's best friend. She is kind and often seen as very reliable, much to Koyori's chagrin.
Koko Matsumoto (松本 香子, Matsumoto Kōko)
Voiced by: Lynn[5]
A girl who was in a club with Miyako during high school. While Miyako hardly remembers her, she has been obsessively fixated on her, acting like a stalker.
Chizuru Hoshino (星野 千鶴, Hoshino Chizuru)
Voiced by: Ami Koshimizu
Miyako and Hinata's mother, who often reprimands Miyako for her shut-in behavior. She is often shown with a cigarette in her mouth.
Haruka Shirosaki (白咲 春香, Shirosaki Haruka)
Voiced by: Ayumi Fujimura
Hana's mother.
Emily Himesaka (姫坂 エミリー, Himesaka Emirī)
Voiced by: Aki Toyosaki
Noa's mother.
Yuu Matsumoto (松本 友奈, Matsumoto Yuuna)
Voiced by: Hina Kino
Koko's younger sister.

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Nanatsu Mukunoki launched the four-panel manga in Ichijinsha's Comic Yuri Hime magazine on November 18, 2016. Six tankōbon volumes have been released as of June 18, 2019.[6][1][7]

No.Japanese release dateJapanese ISBN
1 May 18, 2017[8]ISBN 9784758076722
2 November 16, 2017[9]ISBN 9784758077552
3 June 15, 2018[10]ISBN 9784758078191
4 November 15, 2018[11]ISBN 9784758078757
5 January 11, 2019[12]ISBN 9784758078962
6 June 18, 2019[7]ISBN 9784758079525

Anime[edit]

An anime television series adaptation was announced in the third volume of the manga on June 15, 2018.[1] The series is directed by Daisuke Hiramaki and written by Yuka Yamada, with animation by studio Doga Kobo and character designs by Hiromi Nakagawa.[1] Takurō Iga is composing the series' music. The series aired on Tokyo MX and other channels between January 8 and March 26, 2019 and was simulcast by Crunchyroll.[3][13][14] The opening and ending themes respectively are "Kimama na Tenshi-tachi" (気ままな天使たち, Carefree Angels) and "Happy Happy Friends" (ハッピー・ハッピー・フレンズ, Happī Happī Furenzu), both performed by WataTen5 (Maria Sashide, Rika Nagae, Akari Kitō, Hitomi Ōwada, and Naomi Ōzora).[4][15] The series aired for 12 episodes. An OVA episode was bundled with the series' third Blu-ray volume on May 24, 2019, and was streamed on Crunchyroll.[16]

Episode list[edit]

No. Title[a] Original air date
1"A Funny, Squirmy Feeling"
"Monyottoshita Kimochi" (もにょっとした気持ち)
January 8, 2019 (2019-01-08)
Miyako Hoshino, a college student who is shy with strangers, becomes oddly smitten when her little sister Hinata brings home her classmate Hana Shirosaki, but doesn't make the best first impression with her. When Hana returns for a sleepover, Miyako has Hana dress up in cosplay outfits she made, offering to treat her to as many sweets as she wants if she keeps doing so. The next day, as Miyako secretly tries on her cosplay herself, she is spotted by her new next door neighbor, Noa Himesaka.
2"Incontestably Cute"
"Saikyou ni Kawaii" (サイキョーにカワイイ)
January 15, 2019 (2019-01-15)
Noa, who had transferred into Hinata's class, comes over to tease Miyako about her cosplay, but becomes disheartened when Miyako finds Hana cuter than she is. Noa holds a cosplay contest to prove she's the cutest, only to end up in last place due to Miyako's judging preferences. Later, Miyako gets wrapped up in a game of hide-and-seek with the others and ends up hiding with Hana. The next day, Noa holds another contest to see who can take the cutest photo of her.
3"Imprinting"
"Surikomi" (刷り込み)
January 22, 2019 (2019-01-22)
As part of their class project, Hinata, Hana, and Noa make a board game where Miyako has to do whatever actions the players land on as a means to help her overcome her shyness. On another day, after the girls try to get home without stepping into the sunlight, Hinata gets upset with Miyako for paying more attention to the others than her, so Miyako spends the evening spoiling her to make it up to her.
4"Can We Speak For a Moment?"
"Chotto Ohanashi Yoroshii desu ka?" (ちょっとお話よろしいですか?)
January 29, 2019 (2019-01-29)
After playing in an inflatable pool, the girls work on clay sculptures for their homework, with Hinata wanting to make a clay version of Miyako. Later, the girls go to a summer festival, where Miyako gets in trouble for taking sneak pictures of Hana.
5"Don't Worry! Leave it to Me!"
"Iikara Watashi ni Makasenasai!" (いいから私にまかせなさい!)
February 5, 2019 (2019-02-05)
The girls are tasked with making cookies with their classmates Koyori Tanemura and Kanon Konomori, with Koyori becoming so annoyed with everyone relying on Kanon that she decides to make her own cookies with Hana, which proves disastrous. After school, Koyori and Kanon come over to meet Miyako, who tries to look like the amazing person she's been built up to be, but can't keep up the illusion for very long. The next day, Koyori ties up Kanon's hands with rope so that people will rely on her instead, only to find she can't untie her.
6"Mya-Nee Doesn't Have Any Friends"
"Myā-Nee ni Tomodachi wa Inai zo" (みゃー姉に友だちはいないぞ)
February 12, 2019 (2019-02-12)
Hana and the others decide to follow Miyako to her university, where one of the students shows them around the campus while they wait for her classes to finish. On the way back, the girls find that the girl from earlier, Koko Matsumoto, is actually someone who has been stalking Miyako since high school. The next day, Koko shows up at Miyako's house, where she bonds with Hinata and dresses Miyako up in a maid outfit she made herself. Miyako then meets Hana and Noa's mothers, Haruka and Emily, who give their thanks for looking after their daughters.
7"I Don't Understand What Mya-Nee is Saying"
"Myā-Nee ga Nani Itteruka Wakannai" (みゃー姉が何いってるかわかんない)
February 19, 2019 (2019-02-19)
After Hinata comes down with a cold, Miyako takes the day off of university to look after her. On Miyako's birthday, Hinata and the others give her "I'll Do Anything" tickets while Hana gets her a hairpin. When Hinata proves to be too clingy, Miyako uses one of her tickets to forbid Hinata from coming close to her for five days, leading Noa to act as a substitute for her.
8"Sometimes Ignorance is Bliss"
"Shiranai Hō ga Shiawase na Kototte Aru yo" (知らないほうが幸せなことってあるよ)
February 26, 2019 (2019-02-26)
Miyako's mother Chizuru sends her and Hinata to the mall to buy some new clothes, with proves to be an impossible task due to Miyako's shyness. Opting to buy fabric instead, Miyako spends the rest of the time playing with Hinata. Later, Hana and Noa, who are on their own shopping trip, come across Koko's pet dog, also named Miyako, while Miyako herself runs into her younger sister, Yuu.
9"Please Stay Until I Fall Asleep"
"Watashi ga Neru made Ite Kudasai ne" (私が寝るまでいてくださいね)
March 5, 2019 (2019-03-05)
Noa goes to see a movie with Hinata, who buys her a hairband as thanks. Later, Chizuru shows the girls a photo album of Miyako as a kid and lets them try on her old school uniform. During a sleepover, Hana gets scared after seeing a scary movie and asks Miyako to stay with her until she falls asleep.
10"I Said Too Much Again"
"Mata Yokei na Koto Icchatta" (また余計なこと言っちゃった)
March 12, 2019 (2019-03-12)
While giving the girls different hairstyles, Miyako becomes curious as to why she treats Hana differently from anyone else. On another day, Miyako goes out to buy cream puffs with Hana, wearing an outfit she received from Koko. Later, Hana is chosen as the lead for the upcoming school play.
11"In Short, It's Your Fault, Onee-san"
"Tsumari Onee-san no Sei desu" (つまりお姉さんのせいです)
March 19, 2019 (2019-03-19)
When Hinata's class needs costumes for their school play, Miyako supervises the girls as they make the costumes themselves. On the day of the culture festival, Miyako goes on a stamp rally with the girls, culminating in escorting Hana through a haunted house run by their parents. Afterwards, it is time for the girls' play.
12"Angel's Gaze"
"Tenshi no Manazashi" (天使のまなざし)
March 26, 2019 (2019-03-26)
The girls perform their school play, where Hana plays an angel who falls in love with a human and becomes a human herself to be with her. After the play, all the students gives Miyako their thanks for helping with the costumes, after which Hana gives her own thanks to Miyako for trying so hard for her sake.
OVA"You Never Let Us Down"
"Kitai o Uragiranai ne" (期待を裏切らないね)
"Always Growing Closer"
"Tsune ni Yori Soi" (常に寄り添い)
"Let's Change You Into This!"
"Kore ni Kigaemashou!" (これに着替えましょう!)
"I'm Your Big Sister"
"Watashi ga Onee-chan da yo" (私がお姉ちゃんだよ)
May 24, 2019 (2019-05-24)[17]
The girls go camping at the lake for their vacation, bringing a reluctant Miyako with them. Koko recalls her friendship with Miyako, through rose-tinted goggles, of course. During Halloween, Miyako anticipates what costume Hana will be wearing, only to end up having to cosplay herself for Koko and Yuu. Miyako recalls when Hinata was born, quickly bonding as sisters.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All English titles are taken from Crunchyroll.

References[edit]

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  4. ^ a b c Loo, Egan (November 14, 2018). "Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita! Anime's 1st Promo Reveals More Cast, Opening Song". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
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  10. ^ "私に天使が舞い降りた!3". Ichijinsha (in Japanese). Retrieved June 14, 2018.
  11. ^ "私に天使が舞い降りた!4". Ichijinsha (in Japanese). Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  12. ^ "私に天使が舞い降りた!5". Ichijinsha (in Japanese). Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  13. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (December 10, 2018). "Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita! Anime Premieres on January 8". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  14. ^ Luster, Joseph. "Crunchyroll Presents the Winter 2019 Anime Simulcast Lineup!". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  15. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (November 26, 2018). "5 Main Cast Members to Also Perform Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita! Anime's Ending Theme". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  16. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (January 9, 2019). "WATATEN!: an Angel Flew Down to Me Anime's Last BD/DVD to Include Original Video Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
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