AWC: Slice of Life Genre Challenge

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Slice of Life Genre Challenge


Badges for Completion:


Characters in badges:

Easy: Rin Shima from Yuru Camp△ | Normal: Kyouko Toshinou from Yuru Yuri | Hard: Tohru from Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid

Badges designed by Electrochemist, Shoxi, and Xeldum


You can use anime you have already completed for Easy mode ONLY


Once you've finished your challenge on hard mode you can start the challenge over for a 2 times complete. By doing so, you can earn the animated mastery badges to show off your dedication towards the genre. Your second entry has to be in a new post with new entries and it must contain a link to your original completed submission.

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  • You cannot use the same anime to fulfill multiple requirements within a challenge
  • You can use anime you have already completed for Easy mode ONLY the first time through
    • Leave a note under the specific requirement that it was previously completed
  • You can use any number of rewatches throughout the challenge
    • Leave a note under the specific requirement that it was a rewatch
  • You can use an anime you have previously started if you have not completed the anime
  • You can use currently airing anime, but they must be finished airing before you submit your challenge as completed
  • You cannot use speed watching to complete this challenge

    Speed watching is watching an anime at 2x speed / 3x speed, etc. This goes against the spirit of these challenges which is to introduce you to anime you may not have watched otherwise

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  • Challenge start date is considered the day you post
  • There is no time limit to complete this challenge
  • There is no limit on the number of anime you can use from other challenges

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Your profile must be set to public so we can verify your anime list and activity

  • Make sure to update your activity regularly as this is our only means of verifying a participant actually watched the anime they submitted for their challenge.


  • Post a reply in this forum when you start the challenge with the code we have provided below
  • Include the name of the challenge, difficulty level, and challenge start and finish dates in your initial post
  • You can keep track of your progress through editing your submission here, or update it when you are finished
  • Please use the code we have provided for your challenge submission. You can edit it however you want as long as it follows the same format
    • You can find the challenge code here: Challenge Code
    • Fill out the portions in red text only to keep code formatting
  • When you have fulfilled all of the requirements for a challenge mode, please post a link to your submission in the Challenge Submissions forum post.
  • You will need to make a new submission per mode you are attempting, or you can post your final Hard Mode and get all three badges at once.

    You can get a link by clicking on the link icon on your forum reply. Post that comment web address to the challenge submissions forum. This makes it easier for reviewers instead of looking through multiple forums for submissions



Formatting for challenge submissions should include the following information:

  1. Start: DD/MM/YY Finish: DD/MM/YY Challenge Requirement: Link with Anime Title Additional Information

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Challenge requirements listed under spoilers



If an anime is missing a tag, please help make AniList better and add the tag. You can add additional tags by clicking the plus sign next to the tag list and filling out the form. Screenshots on how to do this are located in the helpful information section of the AWC FAQ.


1) Watch an anime with the genre / tags: "Slice of Life" AND "Comedy"

2) Watch an anime with the genre / tags: "Slice of Life" AND "Shounen" OR "Seinen"

3) Watch an anime with the genre / tags: "Slice of Life" AND "Shoujo" OR "Josei"

4) Watch an anime with the genre / tags: "Slice of Life" AND "Drama"

5) Watch an anime with the genre / tags: "Slice of Life" AND "Fantasy" OR "Sci-Fi"

6) Watch an anime with the genre / tags: "Slice of Life" AND "Romance”

7) Watch an anime with the genre / tags: "Slice of Life" AND "Supernatural" OR “Sports” OR “Music”

8) Watch an anime with the genre / tags: "Slice of Life" AND "Iyashikei" OR “Coming of Age” OR “School”



Information on where to find format and score is located in the helpful information section of the AWC FAQ.


9) Watch "Slice of Life" anime with the format of Special ONA or OVA
-No run time requirement

10) Watch "Slice of Life" anime with the format of Movie

11) Watch "Slice of Life" anime with the format of TV

12) Watch "Slice of Life" anime with the format of TV OR TV Short

13) Watch "Slice of Life" anime with a mean score of 80% or above on AniList

14) Watch "Slice of Life" anime with a mean score of 70% to 79% on AniList

15) Watch "Slice of Life" anime with a mean score of 69% or below on AniList



If the source listed is incorrect / missing make sure to submit a data change to help make AniList data more complete. Information on how to submit a data change and how where to find adaptations is located in the helpful information section of the AWC FAQ.


16) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime with the source listed as original

17) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime where the source is listed as Visual Novel, Light Novel, or Novel

18) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime where the source is listed as Manga



Watch an "Slice of Life" anime from different studios:
Makes sure to comment which studio was used per requirement


19) First Studio:

20) Second Studio:

21) Third Studio:

22) Fourth Studio:



Information on where to find aired year / season is located in the helpful information section of the AWC FAQ.


23) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that aired before 2000

24) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime which began airing between 2000 and 2004

25) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime which began airing between 2005 and 2009

26) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime which began airing between 2010 and 2014

27) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime which began airing between 2015 and the current year

28) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime with 10 or fewer episodes
-No run time requirement

29) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime with 13 or more episodes

30) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime with 24 or more episodes

31) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that aired in the spring

32) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that aired in the summer

33) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that aired in the fall

34) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that aired in the winter



English and/or Romaji counts for all title entries. Do not use Hiragana, Katakana, or Kanji


35) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that begins with a letter between: A-L

36) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that begins with a letter between: M-Z

37) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime with a non-alphabet character in the title (i.e: !, &, *, etc)



Make sure to add a note with the character’s name / setting location per requirement


38) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that takes place in a school

39) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that centers around family

40) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime with an adult main character 18+

41) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime with a cherry blossom scene
- Make a note as to what episode the cherry blossom scene occurred if there are multiple episodes

42) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime where the main character lives alone

43) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime where the main character has lost a loved one



Make sure to take a screenshot for requirement 44 to show the recommendation as proof.

In order to decrease the amount of forum spam, please do not create forums asking for recommendations. Ask for recommendations in general, talk to us on Discord, or post in the AWC suggestions forum. Thank you!


44) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime recommended by another AniList User

45) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime you have not used for any other AWC challenge



Bonus requirements are for fun only unless you are doing the challenge on Normal or Hard Mode.

-For Normal Mode: you are allowed to swap up to two of the original requirements for up to two of the bonus requirements. You cannot repeat requirements.
-For Hard Mode: you are allowed to swap up to four of the original requirements for up to four of the bonus requirements. You cannot repeat requirements.


Bonus 1) Watch a "Slice of Life" anime that aired prior to 1990

Bonus 2) Watch an award winning "Slice of Life" anime (make a note for the award that was won)

Bonus 3) Watch an anime within the "Slice of Life" genre listed in the top 250 anime as listed in Anime News Network

Bonus 4) Watch an anime with "Slice of Life" AND your least favorite genre based on mean score in AniList



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