Ranked #5826

Tobira wo Akete (1995)

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Tobira o Akete, Open the Door
Japanese: トビラを開けて


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1995
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio 4°C
Source: Unknown
Genres: Dementia, Fantasy
Duration: 11 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.251 (scored by 1,159 users)
Ranked: #58262
Popularity: #4846
Members: 2,128
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It's bedtime, and Nonoko is about to go to sleep. But the play of light and shadow on those objects on the wall look almost like... a person.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Yuuki, Hiro
Yuuki, Hiro


Morimoto, Kouji
Morimoto, Kouji
Kuroda, Yoshio
Kuroda, Yoshio
Hanaoka, Hiroyoshi
Hanaoka, Hiroyoshi
Executive Producer

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May 8, 2012
A very simple anime, only about 8 or 9 minutes of footage. For the most part I enjoyed watching it, it kept my attention the whole time.

Story 4: A girl meets a spirit and sends her to a dream world. Its very simple and there doesnt seem to be any point to it.

Art 7: Its very simple,but in way that I enjoy, its a very colorful anime.

Sound 7: A bunch of Christmas music,its fits the anime well and even though I typically dislike it,the anime made it bearable

Character 6: Simple little girl and a spirit for the most part theyre boring but enjoyable at the read more
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In both of these short anime, a girl is taken through a journey inside colourful and abstract fantasy world.

They have a similar feel to them, so if you like one, you will most likely enjoy the other as well. 
reportRecommended by Rosa_FOEtida
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Both are about a girl who is shown a fantasy world by some strange creature. Both have short episode duration.
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Both are about a girl who meets a "fairy" that wants to show her new world. While Hanayamata is more slice of life, Tobira wo Akete is more dementia. 
reportRecommended by abystoma2
Anime: Onkyo Seimeitai Noiseman
similar character design - same director - theme revolves around kids 
reportRecommended by shegoblin
Anime: Jumping
A short length and plot deficiency aren't the only things that put Tobira o Akete and Jumping together. Jumping into an urban landscape and flying through a variegated dream world gives you the exact same feelings, and definitely brings the two anime together. 
reportRecommended by Iahel
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Random yet interesting surreal events which seem completely out of this world. Extremely short sequences. 
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