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Maesetsu! Opening Act

Season 1 2020
TV-14

  • 2020-10-11T14:30:00Z on AT-X
  • 24m
  • 4h 48m (12 episodes)
  • Japan
  • Japanese
  • Anime, Comedy
The anime centers on four girls at the full bloom of their youth, working hard to achieve their dreams as they struggle valiantly. In Japanese entertainment, Maesetsu! refers to an introductory talk or explanation addressed to the audience before the broadcast of television programs, usually performed by assistant directors and particularly comedians in variety or comedy shows.

12 episodes

Series Premiere

2020-10-11T14:30:00Z

1x01 (1) Comedy!

Series Premiere

1x01 (1) Comedy!

  • 2020-10-11T14:30:00Z24m

A comedy duo of recent high-school grads uses a less-than-stellar performance at their alma mater as motivation to improve enough for the big leagues.

2020-10-18T14:30:00Z

1x02 (2) Thrills!

1x02 (2) Thrills!

  • 2020-10-18T14:30:00Z24m

Tokonatsu and RDeco host a night of comedy, hoping to boost their brand for an upcoming competition. Rin thinks back to when she first met Nayuta.

2020-10-25T14:30:00Z

1x03 (3) Goals!

1x03 (3) Goals!

  • 2020-10-25T14:30:00Z24m

The two comedy teams head to Shibuya to see Tomita and Hatsuna in action--and take in a JK Cool show on the way. Manatsu and Kanae reach a decision.

2020-11-01T14:30:00Z

1x04 (4) Business!

1x04 (4) Business!

  • 2020-11-01T14:30:00Z24m

Nayuta's sister invites Tokonatsu, RDeco, and Freak! to entertain the guests at the hot-spring inn she manages, but they turn out to be a tough crowd.

2020-11-08T14:30:00Z

1x05 (5) Comeback!

1x05 (5) Comeback!

  • 2020-11-08T14:30:00Z24m

Tomita takes everyone on a whirlwind tour to see the best the region has to offer, a trip that's chock-full of ideas for their second show at the inn.

2020-11-15T14:30:00Z

1x06 (6) Twogether!

1x06 (6) Twogether!

  • 2020-11-15T14:30:00Z24m

Manatsu and Kanae submit their act to the High-School Comedy preliminaries, but aren't prepared for the aftermath once the results are announced.

2020-11-22T14:30:00Z

1x07 (7) Osaka!

1x07 (7) Osaka!

  • 2020-11-22T14:30:00Z24m

The two teams savor the sights, sounds, and snacks of Osaka, crossing paths with fellow comedians and taking in a show at their comedy mecca.

2020-11-29T14:30:00Z

1x08 (8) Excitement!

1x08 (8) Excitement!

  • 2020-11-29T14:30:00Z24m

On their second day in Osaka, the two teams see more comedy and discuss the craft with a handful of show-business seniors before returning to Tokyo.

2020-12-06T14:30:00Z

1x09 (9) Partners!

1x09 (9) Partners!

  • 2020-12-06T14:30:00Z24m

Fubuki and Mafuyu suffer a crisis that could mean the end of Tokonatsu. It's up to Rin and Nayuta to shake things up a little in the name of comedy.

2020-12-13T14:30:00Z

1x10 (10) Prayers!

1x10 (10) Prayers!

  • 2020-12-13T14:30:00Z24m

Tokonatsu and RDeco return to Hajime's inn for another show and do a temple tour to prep for the big playoffs. Manatsu and Kanae fine-tune their act.

2020-12-20T14:30:00Z

1x11 (11) Showdown!

1x11 (11) Showdown!

  • 2020-12-20T14:30:00Z24m

It's time for the New Comedy Kings playoffs, where the up-and-coming teams in the preliminaries go for laughs, applause--and a pass to the next round.

Season Finale

2020-12-27T14:30:00Z

1x12 (12) Opening Act!

Season Finale

1x12 (12) Opening Act!

  • 2020-12-27T14:30:00Z24m

Tragedy strikes RDeco just before the second round of the New Comedy Kings playoffs, and afterward, both teams must start thinking about the future.

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