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Tobira wo Akete (1995)

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Tobira o Akete, Open the Door
Japanese: トビラを開けて


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1995
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio 4°C
Source: Unknown
Genres: Dementia, Fantasy
Duration: 11 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.191 (scored by 1,244 users)
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Ranked: #62322
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Popularity: #5252
Members: 2,316
Favorites: 3
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Episodes: /1


It's bedtime, and Nonoko is about to go to sleep. But the play of light and shadow on those objects on the wall look almost like... a person.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Yuuki, Hiro
Yuuki, Hiro


Morimoto, Kouji
Morimoto, Kouji
Kuroda, Yoshio
Kuroda, Yoshio
Hanaoka, Hiroyoshi
Hanaoka, Hiroyoshi
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May 17, 2016
As I peruse the Dementia tag, I'm always eager to find something with a coherent narrative told in an abstract manner. Tobira wo Akete is my latest find in an otherwise narrative-barren genre.

Although the description is vague, the narrative is about a young girl who's a bit of a closed-minded brat, but after the lights go out, she imagines a fairy in the shape of one of the shadows in her room. After that, it's this dreamscape experience where the Dementia tag took hold and we're toured through a strange interpretation of elementary dreams. It's actually quite fun, and it rekindled a sense of youth read more
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May 8, 2012
A very simple anime, only about 8 or 9 minutes of footage. For the most part I enjoyed watching it, it kept my attention the whole time.

Story 4: A girl meets a spirit and sends her to a dream world. Its very simple and there doesnt seem to be any point to it.

Art 7: Its very simple,but in way that I enjoy, its a very colorful anime.

Sound 7: A bunch of Christmas music,its fits the anime well and even though I typically dislike it,the anime made it bearable

Character 6: Simple little girl and a spirit for the most part theyre boring but enjoyable at the read more
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