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One Off


Alternative Titles

Japanese: わんおふ -one off-

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 5, 2012 to Oct 7, 2012
Producers: Dentsu, TYO
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: TYO Animations
Source: Original
Genres: Slice of Life
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.531 (scored by 3,701 users)
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Ranked: #50432
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2967
Members: 8,545
Favorites: 7
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Episodes: /4

Synopsis

A slice of life of high school girls in the early summer. Shiozaki Haruno is a 17-year-old girl who loves her motor cycle, HONDA's Giorno. She lives in remote highlands and longs for a vivid life in a city.

Encounters with people staying at Haruno's parents' boardinghouse encourage her to step forward to her dream.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Rogers, Cynthia B.
Rogers, Cynthia B.
Main
Kobayashi, Yuu
Japanese
Kobayashi, Yuu
Maezono, Rie
Maezono, Rie
Main
Kitamura, Eri
Japanese
Kitamura, Eri
Shiozaki, Haruno
Shiozaki, Haruno
Main
Gotou, Saori
Japanese
Gotou, Saori
Bessho, Anri
Bessho, Anri
Main
Yahagi, Sayuri
Japanese
Yahagi, Sayuri

Staff

Satou, Junichi
Satou, Junichi
Director, Storyboard, Original Creator
Kimiya, Shigeru
Kimiya, Shigeru
Director
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Haraguchi, Noboru
Haraguchi, Noboru
Sound Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Yakusoku no Basho" (約束の場所; Promised Place) by ROUND TABLE featuring Nino

Edit Ending Theme

"Memories" (メモリーズ) by ROUND TABLE featuring Nino



More reviewsReviews

Karhu
Aug 17, 2012
One Off was subbed yesterday and I already watched it 3 times. You may think that this anime must be pure awesome because I watched it 3 times in a day, but not exactly that. I just enjoyed it a lot.


That said, One Off is still pretty amazing anime for such a short series. The story is about these 5 girls, which names I don't know doing slice of life stuff, and they like motorbikes. The blue-haired girl is funny as hell. She has cutelittlefangs and she is master of the trope, google it if you don't know. Surpasses Tsuru-chan from Suzumiya Haruhi series, read more
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matt_todd
Oct 12, 2012
I realize that this anime is sponsored by Honda Motors. However, I could have really done without the bashing of bicycles and their riders as being childish and immature; yet that's how this Anime opened. It was really hard for me to get through the rest of the story after the opening scene as it left me in such a dreadful state.

Much later, I made myself watch through the rest of the anime. I discovered that it was merely an advert for Honda's motorcycles and scooters.

To compare this anime to "art" you'll see that this only comes off as an ad.
As an advertisement, read more
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Kuandohan
Feb 21, 2013
"One Off" is a very simple story. It's all about overcoming the obstacle of negative thinking, things that you may think are impossible can actually be more easily attainable when you are working towards that goal and thinking positively. If anything, you will feel better.
Nothing good comes from negative thinking except for just that, more negative thinking.

This is your basic slice of life story with mopeds, motorcycles, the eagerness to travel, and Honda (yes, the vehicle company) as the main subjects. With one of the best directors when it comes to slice of life works, Junichi Sato.

It's not original, but does anyone really expect read more
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Firechick12012
Nov 14, 2012
I love Junichi Sato. I really do, despite the fact that I've only been exposed to a few of his works, and Tamayura happens to be my favorite. However...I can't believe I watched this piece of trash! It's a good thing it's only four fifteen-minute long episodes like the original Tamayura OVAs were, and whaddaya know! This is supposed to be a car advertisement, like how Hokago no Pleiades is! Ugh, I can't believe I wasted my time on this dumb OVA. It's such a shame, as this could have been a lot better, and the issues it tackled could have been handled more appropriately. read more
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