Parents' Guide to

Hi Score Girl

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Charming anime mixes comedy, romance, and violence.

TV Netflix Comedy 2018
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

Don’t be full of yourself.

Well the concept of the story was very heartwarming and targeted towards maturer teens and tweens. There was one girl that made the story a little weird. I won’t tell you who tho. It’s a good show I would let you children watch this if there matured enough to understand romance. There is quite a few F bombs tho, be aware of that.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much swearing
age 13+

Some strong language in the subtitled version of the second season

While the dubbed version of both seasons contains only mild language, the official subtitles on Netflix for the second season include some occasional stronger language than the first season, including F-bombs, "godd*mn", "b*tch" and "sh*t". Just something to keep in mind. The English dubbed version is likely fine for preteens and up.

This title has:

Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (5):

This series offers lots of goofy moments as the two young gamers find a connection that goes beyond video games. The story is told from Haruo's point of view, which leads to lots of humor as he slowly comes to terms with the fact that Akira is his equal in the gaming world, and that he might even like her. Meanwhile, as the rather-reserved Akira slowly reveals details about herself, it becomes less difficult to understand why the two are able to relate so well to each other. Hi Score Girl is an entertainingly odd twist on a romantic comedy, but one that teen anime fans may find appealing.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: December 24, 2018
  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Topics: Friendship
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 18, 2023

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