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5 out of 5: Loved it!
 
42 59.15%
4 out of 5: Liked it
 
19 26.76%
3 out of 5: It was OK
 
8 11.27%
2 out of 5: Disliked it
 
2 2.82%
1 out of 5: Hated it
 
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09-30-08, 8:15 AM

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I LOVED IT. Amazing episode to conclude the Arc... I loved how Fumika matured inside and outside the episode, and they gave some hints about the pairings too. I pray for a second season plix plox.

9/10 for me since it keeped the series quality
 
09-30-08, 10:32 AM

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This is a MUCH better ending than the series' wtf ending. I mean, the series didn't even off this conclusion feeling. I'm very happy for the OVA because it felt like this series has reached a conclusion. Of course, it's also nice to see what happened to those bullies ^^

Thanks, person who gave me this on another site a long time ago, lol.
 
09-30-08, 10:50 AM

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Yeah, very nice episode


 
09-30-08, 11:42 AM

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Aww that was really nice D:
 
09-30-08, 1:10 PM

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Nice OVA.
Somehow it made me happy in the end. ^^"
Drunken Chiaki is hilarious.
 
09-30-08, 1:26 PM

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De-JaY said:
Nice OVA.
Somehow it made me happy in the end. ^^"
Drunken Chiaki is hilarious.


Me too ^_^ BUT I still wonder what is REALLY done about bullying in Japan cause last I heard it is a BIG PROBLEM still as you can see in this OVA and previous episodes of this series.
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09-30-08, 2:49 PM

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Fabulous episode, I still wonder how I could give only 9 to the series, it really deserved a 10 since the character design, music and direction are so perfect (Tatsuo Sato is probably the most underrated anime director ever, he's done masterpieces such as Nadesico, Stellvia or Shigofumi and no one actually knows his name...).

This was a very interesting and truly meaningful add to the series (contrary to 95% of the OVAs and special episodes released after the end of the series, even the best ones). I really loved it and I must say I should watch the first 12 episodes of the main series a second time now just to make sure if it deserves a 9 or a 10 ;)

In every age, in every place, the deeds of men remain the same.
 
09-30-08, 3:07 PM

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Yup, finally an OVA that's actually just as good as the original series. I love the dark and original aspects of this anime the most, in addition to the atmospheric soundtrack, but I think some of the humor kind of disrupts the mood and could have been omitted.

Still great and underrated, nonetheless.
 
09-30-08, 6:50 PM

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Awesome episode.

It's until now that I really see that Fumi and Mika look similar. Mail deliverer cosplay was cute, Mika agreed.
 
09-30-08, 8:42 PM

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very nice.

makes me miss the series. ;__;
逃げちゃ駄目だ。
 
09-30-08, 9:09 PM

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Ah all the good Shigofumi memories are rushing back to me =D

I completely forgot how good the soundtrack was.
I'm glad that the bullies had at least some justice exacted back on them.

And seriously angel, what's up with you and wanting to kill anything that's remotely bad. It's really scaring me.
 
09-30-08, 9:20 PM

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This really makes me want an S2. :(
 
09-30-08, 10:09 PM

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Tekky99 said:
Ah all the good Shigofumi memories are rushing back to me =D

I completely forgot how good the soundtrack was.
I'm glad that the bullies had at least some justice exacted back on them.

And seriously angel, what's up with you and wanting to kill anything that's remotely bad. It's really scaring me.


Well I do hunt evil spirits in real life so it MAKES SENSE for me to think like that. :P So if you need a evil spirit to be killed ask me.....;)

Don't be preoccupied in my real life jobs just THINK OF ME as a wise man...euh no more nor no less.


Asako said:
This really makes me want an S2. :(


If they make one they better conclude the whole father case.....the love arc of Fumika and that friend of Natuska. Also I want to see more of that other world where there like a million of these Aaron staffs.
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09-30-08, 10:11 PM

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Good thing it wasn't a lolrecap.

Bad thing was that it took me a while to recognise the characters X-x
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10-01-08, 8:04 AM

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Beautiful follow-up to the original series. Glad to see it wasn't a fanservice episode, or anything silly, but like an epilogue, and that's why I quite enjoyed it.
 
10-01-08, 8:05 AM

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Great episode!!!
Love this show and the meanings it gives :P
 
10-01-08, 9:51 AM

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It was good but somehow lacking something. I don't know, I just didn't feel it. As good as later episodes of TV series, but personally I find first part of the story better. Maybe I was just expecting to much. 7/10 but still love this series ;]
Ii tenki desu ne...
 
10-01-08, 12:50 PM

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See, I preferred this series when it was more of a collection of unconnected stories about peoples loss, kinda like a dark Kino's journey. The later Mika/Fumika storyline just never did it for me in the way those earlier episodes did.

That said, this episode provided a nice conclusion to the series as well as tying up a few loose ends.

However, after an epilogue like that, I wouldnt hold my breath for a second series...
 
10-01-08, 7:57 PM

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I completely forgot there was going to be a ova/extra episode, finding out sure made my day :D
although now i have to go through the sadness of having the series finish all over again but it was worth it.
ily Kanaka ^^
 
10-01-08, 9:03 PM

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This is definitely one of the better episodes of the series. Fumi, Mika, and Chiaki are absolutely adorable. I feel kind of cheated that Chiaki's staff got more screentime than her though >_>

Now I feel sad knowing there'll be no more...oh well, at least it was a happy ending
 
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