のうりん Nōrin
Novel 1
Format Light Novel
Story Shirow Shiratori
Illustration Kippu
Publisher SB Creative
Imprint GA Bunko
Release Date August 15, 2011 – ongoing
No-Rin (のうりん Nōrin?, lit. "agriculture and forestry") is a Japanese light novel series written by Shirow Shiratori, with illustrations by Kippu. An anime adaptation by Silver Link aired from January 10, 2014 to March 29, 2014. Funimation streamed the series on their video website.


The sudden retirement of the famous idol Yuka Kusakabe from the entertainment business shocks the world and devastates her biggest fan, a teenager named Kosaku Hata. His classmates at the Tamo Agriculture School manage to get him out of his depression and bring him out of his room to attend his classes. However, as he does, Kusakabe enters their class under the name Ringo Kinoshita as a transfer student. Kosaku realizes he has a once in a lifetime opportunity to get to personally know his dream girl. With his group of friends, and under the persuasion of his teacher, he tries to find out why she came to the agricultural school and become more than just classmates.


  1. No-Rin Anime Period 1
  2. No-Rin Anime Period 2
  3. No-Rin Anime Period 3
  4. No-Rin Anime Period 4

Light novelEdit

No-Rin began as a light novel series written by Shirow Shiratori and illustrated by Kippu.

  1. August 15, 2011 - ISBN 978-4-7973-6690-7
  2. November 15, 2011 - ISBN 978-4-7973-6811-6
  3. March 15, 2012 - ISBN 978-4-7973-6896-3
  4. August 11, 2012 - ISBN 978-4-7973-7135-2
  5. December 15, 2012 - ISBN 978-4-7973-7252-6
  6. April 15, 2013 - ISBN 978-4-7973-7336-3
  7. September 14, 2013 - ISBN 978-4-7973-7521-3
  8. January 10, 2014 - ISBN 978-4-7973-7657-9

Drama CDEdit

A drama CD adaptation was released by HOBiRECORDS on April 27, 2012.


The opening theme for the anime is I Will Meet You by the Secret Door Himitsu no Tobira kara Ai ni Kite (秘密の扉から会いにきて) performed by Yukari Tamura and the ending theme song is Freshly・Picked・Today♥Fruits Girls Mogitate ♥ Fruit Girls (も・ぎ・た・て♥フルーツガールズ) by Yukari Tamura and Kana Hanazawa. In the first episode, the opening theme was Cordless Telephone (コードレス☆照れ☆PHONE, lit. Cordless☆Shy☆PHONE) by Yukari Tamura as Yuka Kusakabe.

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