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Angel Beats! Specials

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Angel Beats!: Stairway to Heaven, Angel Beats!: Hell's Kitchen
Japanese: エンジェルビーツ


Type: Special
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 22, 2010 to Jun 24, 2015
Producers: Aniplex, Key, Visual Art's
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: P.A. Works
Source: Original
Duration: 27 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #7692
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Unaired episodes of Angel Beats! included in the seventh volume of the Blu-ray and DVD, and another included in the Blu-ray Box.


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Theme Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(2/2)

Episode Title Aired
1 Stairway to Heaven
Stairway to Heaven (Stairway to Heaven)
Dec 22, 2010
2 Hell's Kitchen
Hell's Kitchen (Hell's Kitchen)
Jun 24, 2015

Opening Theme

"My Soul, Your Beats!" by Lia

Ending Theme

"Brave Song" by Aoi Tada

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Dec 22, 2010
DVDs and BRDs are the lifeblood of the anime industry, and there's many a hook that's used to make us part with our hard earned cash. One of these methods is the offer the so-called "unaired episode", which is essentially nothing more than a single episode OVA which can act as an addendum to the main story, provide closure to certain plot threads, allow for a new perspective on certain characters, or simply give the viewer something fun to watch.

This little addition to Angel Beats went with the latter method, but is it really playing to the strengths of the series by doing this?

The episode read more
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Jan 22, 2011
"I build these muscles solely to review animes!!!"
That had become my new catch phrase!
What? You say I got this muscles from fapping? Naawww.....

Angel Beats: Stairway to Heaven was supposedly be the SPECIAL episode for the series but there's nothing really special about it. Sure it's funny but it's like another ordinary day for the SSS day. Nothing new, just another plot by the evil Yurippe to find God. However this is in fact as interesting as finding Waldo and Carmen Santiago.

With all the main characters on high tension, I actually pity the voice actors having to scream their way through the whole episode (I hope read more
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Dec 22, 2010
To begin with... It's just an Angel Beats! OVA, so its simply an alteration of parts of the original.
This really has no real meaning to the actual series or is any step closer to their goal.
It's much like a Lucky Star moment that's just for fun.
This is just brief as it is one episode.
The music is still the same as it was before, except the ending was played... backwards (just the video was)

I personally enjoyed it because it really made me laugh and it was something different from the original series, as I also love the character design from Angel Beats!.
I didn't like some parts read more
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Oct 7, 2015
Some people claim that Angel Beats was perfection. Those people are completely wrong. THIS is perfection.

STORY- 10/10
Okay first of all, it's an OVA, so it won't have any real story. So the main question is, Did it follow the rules of the universe. Answer- yes. Yurippe would go to the ends of the earth to try to unbalance the Afterlife, and these plans are no less extravagant than the ones seen in the original series. OVA 2 did have a twist that surprised me immensely though, will say that.

ART- 9/10
So it's Angel Beats. It's got good animation, with great character models, great scenery, great read more
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