Hidamari Sketch [TV]
Yuno, a young girl with a dream to become an artist, is finally accepted into her dream school Yamabuki Art High School. Despite knowing that she will be leaving her family to attend school, Yuno is comforted by the fact that she will be staying at the Hidamari Apartments, where fellow art enthusiasts also live.
Hidamari Sketch follows the everyday life of Yuno and her newfound friends, and the challenges they face as art students.
About the Show
Hidamari Sketch is an anime adaptation of the comedy four-panel comic strip under the same name created by Ume Aoki. Produced by studio Shaft, the anime series aired a total of 12 episodes between January 11, 2007 and March 29, 2007.
Yuno is the main character of the series, and the story is told through her viewpoint. She is a short young girl with light brown hair, which is usually adorned with a pair of x-shaped hair pins. Despite her excellent skills as an artist, Yuno has a low self-esteem and confidence. However, this attitude pushes her to seek self-improvement, usually by seeking for advice from her friends in the apartment. Aside from her talent in the arts, she is shown to be knowledgeable in cooking.
Classmate and best friend of Yuno, Miyako is a young girl that lives in room 202. She has a short blonde hair, similar to her eye’s color. Miyako is from a poor family, which is why she lives in a cheaper room compared to the other residents of the apartment. No matter, she is a very outgoing and active person, paired with a voracious appetite. Miyako is fond of teasing her friends, particularly Yuno and Hiro. Talented and quick in learning new skills, Miyako is not only an artist, but is also a strong and athletic girl.
Hiro is a year older than Miyako and Yuno, and lives in room 101 right below Yuno’s. She has a curly, double bun, salmon colored hair. She is very supportive of her best friend Sae, who she makes sure is fed and morally supported. Hiro is