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Zetsuai 1989


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Desperate Love, Everlasting Love, Bronze: 1989
Japanese: 絶愛-1989-

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 29, 1992
Producers: Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Duration: 46 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.691 (scored by 3,997 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: N/A2
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3446
Members: 7,113
Favorites: 37
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Episodes: /1

Synopsis

Koji Nanjo, a young rock star, falls in love with soccer player Takuto Izumi. Koji eventually learns that Izumi's mother killed his father out of severe and intense love. Izumi took all the guilt for his father's murder and refuses to go pro because of fear that his past will be discovered by the media. Izumi detests Koji's company and encouragement and severely dislikes the attention from the press, but Koji cannot stay away for he soon realizes that his love for Izumi is very similar to the love that Izumi's mother felt for his father.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Nanjo, Koji
Nanjo, Koji
Main
Hayami, Show
Japanese
Hayami, Show
Izumi, Takuto
Izumi, Takuto
Main
Koyasu, Takehito
Japanese
Koyasu, Takehito
Shibuya, Katsumi
Shibuya, Katsumi
Supporting
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese
Yamaguchi, Kappei

Staff

Maruyama, Masao
Maruyama, Masao
Producer
Endou, Takuji
Endou, Takuji
Director
Honda, Yasunori
Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director
Urahata, Tatsuhiko
Urahata, Tatsuhiko
Script


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"Yochou (予兆)" composed by Kenji Kawai

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"Chi (血)" composed by Kenji Kawai




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Skadi
Oct 17, 2009
The decision to start Zetsuai was a random one for me. I am not the world’s biggest yaoi fangirl, not that I am somehow morally against or disgusted by the subject matter, but I always attempt to try new things. I really did try to go into this with an open mind but sadly this turned out to be exactly the kind of tripe I was originally expecting. As an anime in general this may be the worst drawn and most poorly designed show I have ever seen.

The story starts out with a flashback of our hunky lead reminiscing about a football read more
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klopkr
Oct 4, 2012
All I have to say is that the sound that the Takuto makes while going down the rail was enough to make this anime worth watching. I was utterly uninterested in everything until that tiny scene and it really made my day.
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snapler
Nov 18, 2016
8 in rating.
seen via english sub.

To be honest the cover art and yaoi genre through me for a loop. Both i did not expect to be what i ended up seeing. The emotions and drama that went into this movie caused my emotions to stir. The passion, the strength of will really could connect to the viewer. Sure at first the story portrays a kind of screw you (hate you) kind of moment. However, had it not have been would the same ending have been reached? The cover art is there to show the stone cold emotion/emotionless feeling. The genre is there because both main read more
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