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Maison Ikkoku: Prelude - Meguru Haru no Sakura no you ni...

Maison Ikkoku: Prelude - Meguru Haru no Sakura no you ni...

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English: Maison Ikkoku: Prelude, When the Cherry Blossoms in the Springtime Return
Japanese: プレリュードめぞん一刻 プレリュード めぐる春の桜のように...


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 25, 1992
Producers: Kitty Films
Genres: Drama, Romance
Duration: 27 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #26142
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A prequel of the Maison Ikkoku TV series focusing on Kyoko's relationship with her husband.

Related Anime

Sequel: Maison Ikkoku

Characters & Voice Actors

Otonashi, Kyoko
Otonashi, Kyoko


Saito, Yuki
Theme Song Performance
Takahashi, Rumiko
Original Creator

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Apr 30, 2012
I really and truly enjoyed this prequel Ova. It was really good and i thought it was very sweet, touching, and totally fits what had happened before the start of the series. Rumiko really knows how to make good plots.

The story focuses on what happened before Kyoko works at Maison Ikkoku and what her life was like before she met and married Soichiro. It also explains who Soichiro was (as a person), why Kyoko loves him so much, how Soichiro the dog came to live with Kyoko and them, events of Soichiro's death and funeral, and why Kyoko had decided to become a manager at read more
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Ending Theme

"Kanashimi yo konnichiwa" by Yuki Saito

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Maison Ikkoku Fanclub, Anime Girls + Roses , Rumiko Takahashi Fanclub, Kitty Animation Circle (KAC), Rumiko Takahashi Fanclub

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