Ranked #2081


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Synonyms: Tight Rope, Tightrope
Japanese: タイトロープ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 30, 2012 to Jun 27, 2012
Producers: PrimeTime
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.321 (scored by 6319 users)
Ranked: #20812
Popularity: #2048
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Tightrope tells the tale of the reluctant heir of a yakuza family and his childhood friend, and follows their love relationship that started budding in their school days and keeps developing slowly but surely.

(Source: Simona's BL Research Lab)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Tight-rope

Characters & Voice Actors

Oohara, Ryunosuke
Oohara, Ryunosuke
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Satoya, Naoki
Satoya, Naoki
Tachibana, Shinnosuke
Tachibana, Shinnosuke
Fukushima, Jun
Fukushima, Jun
Nishijima, Keigo
Nishijima, Keigo
Takaguchi, Kousuke
Takaguchi, Kousuke


Natsume, Isaku
Original Creator

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Jun 29, 2012
(Edit: LOL I just removed the other comment. I thought it was Fukuyama Jun who voiced Tetsu! LOL It was Fukushima Jun actually! I misread it!And I don't know him OTL)

Oho~ Guess I'll be the first one to review this OVA!! :D

Story: 8/10

Tight Rope is ONE of my MOST FAVE YAOI MANGA by Natsume Isaku. So I was really really happy when I learned that it will have an ANIME VERSION!

I finished watching the 2 episodes and I must say.. it was good. It didn't really disappoint me like those other Yaoi OVAs. And I say it's good because even if you haven't read the read more
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Jun 1, 2013
I haven't read the manga, so I'm reveiwing this only on the Anime.

Story 9/10.

Because it really is a bit diffrent than other voilence/yaoi out there. And the realtionship between the two main characters is sweet.

Art. 9/10

Because when it comes to yaoi. i've seen some horrible art, but Tight-rope is not one of them. I really did enjoy the art.

Sound 8/10

Because the opening song was really nice and the voice actors won't annoy you.

Characters 10/10

They really do make you laugh, and the two main characters go together nicely I think.

Enjoyment 10/10

Even thought it's short, it's really enjoyable.

Overall 9/10

If you debating if you should watch this read more
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Both of them have comdey and yaoi in it. So if you like Sekaiichi Hatsukoi you'll probably like Tight-rope and vise-versa.
Both have similar relationship where one is the hot headed type, and the other the calm kind one. both funny, and highly enjoyable. You'll love 'Koisuru Boukun' if you liked 'Tight-rope'. ENJOY :D

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Recent News

OVA adaptation of BL manga Tight Rope announced ( 1 2 3 4 )
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06-02-12, 10:27 PM

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