Hacka Doll the Animation (ハッカドール THE・あにめーしょん) is a Japanese anime television series based on DeNA’s news app Hacka Doll for iOS and Android devices. The anime is produced by Creators in Pack collaborate with Studio Trigger. The series of anime shorts premiered on October 2, 2015 in Japan as part of the Ultra Super Anime Time programming block, alongside Kagewani and Miss Monochrome Season 3.
Hacka Doll app delivers a customized feed of news for each user. The user answers some simple questions when launching the app for the first time, and then the app will filter the news that caters to the user’s personal interests. With daily use, the app automatically analyzes and learns which news articles the user reads and recommends to further personalize the feed. The anime personifies the app’s customization engine as three “Hacka Dolls” — the personal entertainment AI and main navigator Hacka Doll #1, the anime expert Hacka Doll #2, and the knowledgeable otaku Hacka Doll #3.
Last Modified: Feb 25, 2016
Opening Theme: “Touch Tap Baby” by Hacka Doll (Miyu Takagi, Kaya Okuno, Nanami Yamashita)
#1: “Happy Days Refrain” by Hacka Doll (Miyu Takagi, Kaya Okuno, Nanami Yamashita) (eps 1, 3, 5)
#2: “Progress Push Doll” by Hacka Doll No. 1 (Miyu Takagi) (eps 2, 7)
#3: “Reflect Realist Doll” by Hacka Doll No. 2 (Kaya Okuno) (ep 4)
#4: “Hazy Lazy Doll” by Hacka Doll No. 3 (Nanami Yamashita) (ep 8)