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Final Fantasy VII: On the Way to a Smile - Episode: Denzel

Final Fantasy VII: On the Way to a Smile - Episode: Denzel

Alternative Titles

Japanese: デンゼルを中心としたオリジナルアニメ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 16, 2009
Duration: 28 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

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Score: 7.311 (scored by 7925 users)
Ranked: #20372
Popularity: #1553
Members: 14,413
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Synopsis

Final Fantasy VII spinoff novel On the Way to a Smile Episode: Denzel will be adapted into an anime for the Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete release on April 16. The anime will ship as an extra supplement on Advent Children's Blu-ray Disc releases. The Denzel part of On the Way to a Smile story begins as the character Denzel aims to enlist in the World Regenesis Organization (WRO) and "leaps" back into Denzel's past. (Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Parent story: Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete

Characters & Voice Actors

Denzel
Denzel
Main
Izawa, Kazuma
Japanese
Izawa, Kazuma
Gaskin
Gaskin
Supporting
Tachiki, Fumihiko
Japanese
Tachiki, Fumihiko
Johnny
Johnny
Supporting
Kase, Yasuyuki
Japanese
Kase, Yasuyuki
Abel
Abel
Supporting
Shimoyama, Yoshimitsu
Japanese
Shimoyama, Yoshimitsu

Staff

Ishihira, Shinji
Director, Storyboard
Nomura, Tetsuya
Original Character Design
Hayama, Junichi
Animation Director
Yamamoto, Aoi
Chief Animation Director, Character Design



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Nov 30, 2013
FullmetalCowboy
Critic’s Log - Earthdate: November 30, 2013. Supplemental Review: On The Way To A Smile: Episode Denzel.


When Advent Children was released, Last Order came alongside it. When the Complete Version of Advent Children was released, here’s On The Way To A Smile: Episode Denzel

This is the story about Denzel and he aims to enlist in the World Regenesis Organization (WRO) and he leaps back into his past. some parts of this story takes place during the game and even before Advent Children.
To be technical, this is a production between Square Enix and A-1 Pictures and I assumed that Madhouse was behind this read more
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May 2, 2009
Retro8bit
"In a world filled with chaos and death, one kid finds the determination to move forward."

Enter the world of "Final Fantasy VII: On the Way to a Smile - Episode: Denzel." To put it pretty straight forward, it shows the end results of Final Fantasy VII, but this time we view it from the perspective of an ordinary kid named Denzel, who was caught up in it.

Story:8/10
The whole premise of the storyline takes place in flashback sequences, as told by Denzel, who not only explains just how he got where he is at present, but he also wants to join the WRO. Now don’t get read more
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They both tell side stories that aren't necessarily important to the overall plot of the main series but work rather nicely.

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