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Kokoro Connect (ココロコネクト, Kokoro Konekuto) is a Japanese light novel series written by Sadanatsu Anda, with illustrations by Shiromizakana. The first volume was published in January 2010, and seven volumes have been released by Enterbrain as of February 2012. A manga adaptation titled Kokoro Connect Hito Random illustrated by Cuteg began serialization in October 2010. A 13-episode anime adaptation directed by Shin'ya Kawatsura and produced by Silver Link aired in Japan between July and September 2012. Four additional episodes aired on December 30, 2012.
The story involves five high school students, Taichi, Iori, Himeko, Yoshifumi and Yui, who are all members of the Cultural Research Club. One day, they begin experiencing a phenomenon in which they randomly swap bodies amongst themselves. As these five friends face many different phenomena at the whims of a mysterious being known as Heartseed, their friendship is put to the ultimate test.