More than a Married Couple, but Not Lovers

More than a Married Couple, but Not Lovers

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Third-year high school student Jirou Yakuin is in love with his childhood friend and classmate, Shiori Sakurazaka. Thus, he hopes to be paired with her for the "marriage practical": their school's practice of randomly selecting boy-girl pairs to live as pretend married couples while monitoring and rating them on how close they have gotten. Meanwhile, the lively Akari Watanabe wants to be assigned to her crush, the popular and good-looking Minami Tenjin. Much to their dismay, Jirou and Akari find out that not only have they been paired together, but so have Shiori and Minami! Determined to be with their crushes, Jirou and Akari strive to earn as many points as possible, as the top 10 pairs earn the right to switch their partners—so long as both couples agree. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

User Rating: 3.83 ( 15 votes)


English: More than a married couple, but not lovers.
Japanese: 夫婦以上、恋人未満。
Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2022 to Dec 25, 2022
Premiered: Fall 2022
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:00 (JST)
Producers: AT-X, KlockWorx, Exa International, Sun TV, Kadokawa, Bandai Namco Music Live
Licensors: Crunchyroll
Studios: studio MOTHER
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Duration: 24 min per ep
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Resolution: 720p, 1080p
Type: Dual Audio, Eng Sub

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Takao Kato – Director
Junichi Yamamoto – Director
Takayuki Yamaguchi – Sound Director
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