Acchi Kocchi (Place to Place) is a Seinenslice of lifeyonkoma manga that was adapted into a 13 episode anime series in April 2012.The series centers around a group of five high school kids who live in an everyday life: the tsundere Tsumiki Miniwa, ditzy Hime Haruno, mad scientist Mayoi Katase, taciturn Io Otonashi and goofball Sakaki Inui. Each page and episode shows the characters' everyday life and activities, sometimes making things look real awesome, but the story's real focus is between Tsumiki and Io, our two main charcters of the series.Needs a Better Description.Has a character sheet that needs constructing.
Acchi Kocchi contains examples of:
Aborted Arc: In Chapter 4 of the manga, Tsumiki and Mayoi didn't know Io has a job in the Hatch Potch (the store where Sakaki, Hime, and Io works). In the anime, the arc was never used to explain how Io got his job.
Adorkable: Almost every character in the series has this vibe, but especially Tsumiki.
Affectionate Gesture to the Head: Io has a habit of petting Tsumiki whenever her head gets in range. One manga chapter reveals that most of the time he isn't even aware he's doing it.
Always Second Best: Sakaki's dynamic with Io. He's the only character who actively tries to one-up the resident Parody Stu and they're actually shown to be evenly matched whenever Sakaki isn't getting horribly maimed.
Bears Are Bad News: Mayoi decided to run around scaring people in a bear costume, during the first segment of Episode 10.
Berserk Button: Hime doesn't like being teased about her weight. Just ask Sakaki (onion squirted in eyes) and Mayoi (launched out of the cabin door).
Mayoi also shares the same button as Hime as she assists Hime in spraying Sakaki in the eyes with onions. Also when she's apparently heavy when Tsumiki's light-weight literally lifts her off the ground.
Don't ever tease Tsumiki regarding Io. She's kick you into the sky, and look adorable doing it.
Birds of a Feather: Tsumiki with Io share calm, laid-back demeanor. On opposite site Sakaki and Mayoi are both hyperactive and like to tease others.
Epic Fail: Sakaki's attempt at the "longer your sparkler stays on, the more popular you are" game. His sparkler fell the moment he lit it.
Everyone Can See It: The main couple. In Chapter 44 of the manga, the characters try out a magazine compatibility test and learn the two are very compatible. Their reaction basically amounts to "Well, duh."
Hime shares traits with Tsukasa — the friendly appearance, the ditzy, feminine personality and the voice talent say so.
Eye Scream: Played for Laughs twice, with Kana to Mayoi by accident by spraying her eyes with onions, and Mayoi and Hime spraying Sakaki's eyes when he remarks that girls do not like the sound trains make while driving on the railroad.
Failures on Ice: Mayoi made two of the biggest Epic Fails in Episode 13: landing on her face, and elbowing Sakaki by accident.
Mad Scientist: Mayoi, in spades. She even does an Evil Laugh when she was making her chocolate in the secondary Valentine's Day episode.
Made of Iron: Kana plows through the wooden trap made by Mayoi. Poor Hime isn't.
Maybe Ever After: At this time, the anime's ending doesn't exactly resolve the question of Io and Tsumiki's relationship. The manga may have.
On the other hand, the anime consistently portrays Io being closer to Tsumiki (they end most episodes alone with each other, for one thing) than the other girls and the general absence of Character Development means that no one else gets closer to him.
Mood Whiplash: Whenever Tsumiki's at the moment, she often goes berserk. The other characters especially does this when Tsumiki's at her moments with Io.
Episode 13-A and Chapter 19 involve a sad moment when Tsumiki fails to give Io her chocolate when it's raining, but heartwarmingly, he accepts it anyway. Then he rubs her face mainly for her to not get sick (in the case in the manga, it happened once). Cue Nosebleed.
Mundane Made Awesome: Air hockey, snowball fights, kick the can, volleyball. Pretty much any game they play.
Tsumiki's also up there. Often, whenever Io does something, it becomes a double knock-out with the two girls face-down in a pool of their own blood.
Taken Up to Eleven at the end of Episode 4 where Io causes all the girls in his classroom (sans Mayoi) to go down via nosebleed.
Not so Above It All: Io will frequently get caught up in whatever competition Sakaki starts, assuming they aren't on the same side.
Oblivious to Love: Io. More emphasized, even Chapter 4 when he doesn't know what Miiko (Sakaki's older sister) is talking about when she specifically says being an "Ally to a maiden in love".
Finally seems to have caught on, during the end of Episode 11.
Kyouya has as much as a poor grasp to romance as Io, but unlike Io, Kyouya apparently does not know the meaning to give gifts to others as opposed to Io. Which is ironic actually. Also lampshaded by Kyouya regarding the subject.
Oh Crap: Several things will happen if you tease Tsumiki, or if you unintentionally piss her off, to the point she'll break something in half. Literally.
Overly Long Gag: The girls' nosebleeds. Particularly in the episodes/chapters involving Tsumiki waking Io up... by nosebleed.
Parody Stu: Io's particular character trait is being irresistible to girls (and clueless about it) and incredibly competent in everything the cast has to do (except technology which is Mayoi's field) but it's usually (and effectively) Played for Laughs against Sakaki failing miserably.
Tomboy and Girly Girl: The characters tend to discuss a lot the fact that Hime (whose name means "princess") is very feminine and acts cutely, while Mayoi is the exact opposite.
Tsundere: Tsumiki, who's both types in general and gets lampshaded when she utters a stereotypical line of the archetype in Episode 1 of the anime. It's even flat-out stated in the manga. In addition, Tsumiki becomes Type A whenever being teased by Io or embarassed.
Even Kyouya has his tsundere moment in Episode 12.
Not even Mayoi is immune. Io's caring smile and occasional charming words basically mean he has a blast radius of female Nosebleeds.
Verbal Tic: Interestingly used. Tsumiki has a recurring cat motif but hardly ever uses cat onomatopoeia when it's not being invoked. Mayoi on the other hand tends to throw a 'Nya' into every other sentence.
Would Hit a Girl: Io, of all people, did this to Mayoi, when she got distracted by video games during their study session in Io's room. Io is shown to be clearly irked afterwards.
He also pinches Mayoi's cheeks in irritation when she admits that she was not able to bring her notes.
Though it's justified in the fact that the whole idea to have a study session in Io's room was all Mayoi's idea.