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Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai Specials

Alternative Titles

English: OreImo Specials
Synonyms: My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute Specials
Japanese: 俺の妹がこんなに可愛いわけがない


Type: ONA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 22, 2011 to May 31, 2011
Producers: Aniplex
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: AIC Build
Source: Light novel
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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The true end arc of Ore no Imouto. These four episodes branch out after the 11th episode of the main TV series and present an alternative version to the end of the TV series. These episodes contrast with the good end arc of the TV series, which was an original ending written for the anime, and instead closely follows the original story from the light novels.


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Iwakami, Atsuhiro
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Motoyama, Satoshi
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Sound Director
Hanazawa, Kana
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Theme Song Performance
Nakamura, Yuuichi
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More episodes Episodes(4/4)

Episode Title Aired
1 There's No Way My Little Sister's Life Advice Can End Like This (True Route)
Ore no Imouto no Jinsei Soudan ga Kore de Owaru Wake ga Nai: True Route (俺の妹の人生相談がこれで終わるわけがない TRUE ROUTE)
Feb 22, 2011
2 There's No Way My Kouhai Can Be This Rotten
Ore no Kouhai ga Konna ni Kusatteru Wake ga Nai (俺の後輩がこんなに腐ってるわけがない)
Mar 29, 2011
3 There's No Way My Kouhai Can Be This Cute
Ore no Kouhai ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (俺の後輩がこんなに可愛いわけがない)
Apr 26, 2011
4 There's No Way This Is My Little Sister's Last Episode
Ore no Imouto ga Kore de Saishuukai na Wake ga Nai (俺の妹がこれで最終回なわけがない)
May 31, 2011

Opening Theme

"irony" by ClariS

Ending Theme

#1: "READY" by Ayana Taketatsu (ep 1)
#2: "†Inochi Mijikashi Koi se yo Otome† (†命短し恋せよ乙女†)" by Kana Hanazawa (ep 2)
#3: "Shokuzai no Serenade (贖罪のセレナーデ)" by Kana Hanazawa and Yuuichi Nakamura (ep 3)
#4: "keep on runnin' " by Ayana Taketatsu (ep 4)

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Feb 23, 2011
Nothing is worse for the adaptation of a still-publishing novel than a filler ending, especially if the anime turned out to be rather popular, as is the case with Ore no Imouto. The problem with filler endings of course, is that it's extremely difficult to make a sequel that is still faithful to the original material.

I imagine the producers at Aniplex were quite peeved and banging their heads against the wall about 6 episodes in, when they realized that their anime could be milked for at least another season. But what can they do now? There isn't enough episodes left to change the filler ending. read more
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Jun 1, 2011
I'm critiquing this anime based solely on the present story progression without any hindsight pertaining to the light novel. It has been my experience that reading the original material before watching the animation may result in set expectations that might negatively impact one's opinion of the animation.

That being said, no I did not enjoy the specials at all. I understand this was an effort to continue the series with what little ongoing story material not covered in the televised series. However, from what was presented in the specials, I think that the overall series would've benefitted more from original televised ending. read more
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Jun 18, 2015
I’m not going to use arbitrary numbers since that’s not going to help you understand what I just watched. These episodes are the true ending of Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (or Oreimo [or My Little Sister Can’t Be This Cute]), so it goes without saying that you need to watch the first season of the show in order to understand them. Now it’s hard for me to quantify this series on a scale of whether I like it or don’t like it (I really like it), because it’s just so damn charming and I get the feeling it shouldn’t be. read more
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Apr 29, 2011
At first I thought that I'm gonna have to accept the fact that Kirino is gonna be in this special 4 episode, but as it turns out that this 4 part special episode is an alternate of the original "Oreimo" TV. I couldn't be happier that this 4 part special turns out to be great-co'z Kirino is not in it. So the rating:

Story: Very good, number 8.

Here we have an alternate of 'Oreimo' unlike in the original 12 episode, she canceled here plans to go to the US, but here, she pursued it leaving her masochistic brother alone in here room, but not for long, read more
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