I My Me! Strawberry Eggs

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I My Me! Strawberry Eggs

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Hibiki Amawa has just started to pursue his future as a Gym Teacher. He discovers that where he is staying requires payment for a room in advance, so he must get a job as soon as possible. The nearest school has an opening but unfortunately only hires female teachers, claiming men couldnt love the students like women do. Hibiki soon finds himself crossdressing as a woman, and being reliabe for the safety of all the female students. At the same time, a young girl named Fuko has discovered she has feelings for Hibiki, and doesnt understand, since Hibiki is a "woman." How long can Hibiki keep his secret, and what will happen if he's found out?
Yuki Masuda

Yuki Masuda

Hibiki Amawa (female)

Stephanie Sheh

Stephanie Sheh

Fujio Himejima

Crispin Freeman

Crispin Freeman

Hibiki Amawa (male)

Fumiko Orikasa

Fumiko Orikasa

Seiko Kasuganomichi

Brady Corbet

Brady Corbet

Yoshihiko Nishinada

Yuji Ueda

Yuji Ueda

Akira Fukae

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  • I My Me! Strawberry-Eggs is an original anime that teaches an important value.

    8.5
    I have to admit that I thought this was going to be another generic high school romance/comedy, but it was much more.



    Amawa Hibiki is a young man who just graduated from college, and aspires to be a gym teacher. But he can't seem to get a job, and his money has run low. With only a dog and a few clothes to his name, he arrives at an inn with a strange landlady. To pay for his boarding, he has to work at the local school, or more like a sexist cult house. The principal won't allow men to work as a teacher there because she thinks men are pigs who teach without love. However, with the more-than-willing help of the landlady, he crossdresses as a woman to get hired, so he can prove that all men aren't what she thinks they are. With the success of earning a teaching position in gym and homeroom, Hibiki becomes slowly involved with the students' lives as a rather dramatic story develops.



    I'll have to admit that this anime has more than it's fair share of cliches, from hentai (in the Japanese sense) to generic students, but they sort of fit in with the theme of the story. Or maybe I haven't watched a hundred or so high-school romance/comedies out there. However, the main characters (e.g. Hibiki and the landlady)are original enough for me.



    The developing story of one of the other main characters, Fuuko, brings most of the drama to this otherwise lighthearted show. She opens up to Hibiki more and more of her tragedies throughout the anime, but she always keeps a smile on her face.



    One of the more disappointing elements of the show was the developing love story between Hibiki and Fuuko. There wasn't enough chemistry, and the love they were feeling for each other felt more like a parental love (regarding the different experiences). If you don't focus on that, then the love story is very enjoyable.



    I believe the best part of the show was the overall moral that men aren't all perverts and unloving beings, that being the reason Hibiki applied for a teaching position as a woman. The authority continuously forces their ethics onto the staff and female students, the main one being the opposite of the main theme. As the story progresses, you feel a sense of want of justice for the boys who study at this school, some who continue proving the principal's point.



    I My Me! Strawberry-Eggs is a warm, fun, and lighthearted anime that is certain to be enjoyed by people who have a want for the theme. The ending is also certain to leave you in tears.



    Story: 9

    Visuals: 7

    Sound: 8

    Character Value: 8

    Reviewer's Tilt: 9moreless
  • I My Me! Strawberry Eggs blew past my expectations. At first, I had expected same old same old plot development but twist after turn of excitement and action just way exceeded my expectations.moreless

    9.0
    I My Me! Strawberry Eggs blew past my expectations. At first, I had expected same old same old plot development but twist after turn of excitement and action just way exceeded my expectations. Mind you, there were some problems (most discontinuity issues) that I don't have the time to mention but all in all, a solid 9.

  • Look at this!
    http://www.catsonmars.com/otaku/articles/strawberry_eggs.phpSomebody gave a horrible review based on bad information. Check it out.
    06/21/07
    5
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