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Anime Profile: This Ugly Yet Beautiful World

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This Ugly Yet Beautiful WorldKono Minikuku mo Utsukushii Sekai (KonoMini) (ใ“ใฎ้†œใใ‚‚็พŽใ—ใ„ไธ–็•Œ)This Ugly Yet Beautiful World
Released
12 TV Episodes12 TV Episodes
Dates
July 4, 2006April 1, 2004โ€“June 17, 2004
Company
ADV FilmsGAINAX/SHAFT/Geneon/Rondo Robe/TBS
Creator
Hiroyuki Yamaga, Shouji Saeki
Director
Shouji Saeki
Genre
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-FiComedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Characters
Akari โŠ•Akari โŠ•
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Amika Kuribayashi โŠ•Amika Kuribayashi โŠ•
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Daijirou Matsumura โŠ•Daijirou Matsumura โŠ•
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Hikari โŠ•Hikari โŠ•
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Icchou Nishino โŠ•Icchou Nishino โŠ•
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Jennifer Portman โŠ•Jennifer Portman โŠ•
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Characters: This Ugly Yet Beautiful World

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Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Akari โŠ• Akari โŠ• Mari Nishino โŠ• Mari Nishino โŠ•
Amika Kuribayashi โŠ• Amika Kuribayashi โŠ• Mayo Yoshida โŠ• Mayo Yoshida โŠ•
Daijirou Matsumura โŠ• Daijirou Matsumura โŠ• Ryo Ninomiya โŠ• Ryo Ninomiya โŠ•
Hikari โŠ• Hikari โŠ• Sakurako Urushima โŠ• Sakurako Urushima โŠ•
Icchou Nishino โŠ• Icchou Nishino โŠ• Shin'ichi Asakura โŠ• Shin'ichi Asakura โŠ•
Jennifer Portman โŠ• Jennifer Portman โŠ• Sumie Nishino โŠ• Sumie Nishino โŠ•
Kimi Ninomiya โŠ• Kimi Ninomiya โŠ• Takeru Takemoto โŠ• Takeru Takemoto โŠ•

Description: This Ugly Yet Beautiful World

Two teenagers named Takeru and Ryo are struggling through an angst and rebellious period in their lives. However, all of this is disrupted one strange night when Takeru meets a strange girl that he dreamed about.

They are attacked by an alien creature, and things proceed to get stranger when Takeru transforms into a monster himself and defeats the alien beast. However, the girl (who they name Hikari) seems to have no past or memories.

They eventually start a new life for her while she learns the ways of the world. However, this is only a prelude leading to even more strange encounters and mysteries, eventually climaxing in a struggle that could jeopardize all life on Earth.

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