YMMV / Non Non Biyori

  • Ear Worm:
    • The first season's opening theme, "Nanairo Biyori", is catchy and has a relaxing feel to it, setting the mood nicely.
    • The opening theme for Repeat, "Kodama Kotodama", is upbeat and feels carefree.
  • Fetish Retardant: The focus on Hotaru's rather developed body is this for some since she is stated to be only 10 years old.
  • Fridge Sadness: Barring the unlikely arrival of any more new kids to Asahigaoka, Renge will likely be alone at school once Hotaru graduates.
  • Les Yay: Hotaru for Komari.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • Renge is a traumatized Vietnam War vet, according to some people on 4Chan.
    • Hikage has a habit of popping up in the background of (Photoshopped) screenshots, often hiding behind other cast members and smiling smugly.
  • Moe: The main cast is a very huggable sort.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • Renge's teru-teru-bouzu costume, when the ink on the mask started running in the rain.
    • Renge's artwork. She puts it in her New Year's cards.
  • Poison Oak Epileptic Trees:
  • Recycled In Space: Minami-ke...IN THE COUNTRYSIDE!
  • Signature Scene: Even those who've never seen it have witnessed the Collarbone Assault.
  • Sweet Dreams Fuel: The series is very laid-back and relaxing. It's the kind of thing you can go to sleep easy on.
  • Tear Jerker:
    • Episode 4 of the first season, when Renge is told that her new friend moved away. We're subjected to her breakdown for almost a minute.
    • Episode 4 of the second season. Renge has to learn about the cycle of death and life sometime.
  • What An Idiot:
    • In episode 8 of second season, we get a flashback, where Hikage brought her then toddler sister Renge into school, because there wasn't anybody else to look after her. After causing some chaos in the classroom, Renge wanders off to the kitchen. Hikage arrives just in time to see Renge starting to pull a large pot of curry.
      You'd Expect: That Hikage actually walks over to Renge and physically stops her before she spills the curry.
      Instead: She makes some crappy puns, then as Renge proceeds with pulling, she simply shouts at her to stop. As a result, the pot spills and the entire curry goes to waste.