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Japanese: インタールード
English: Interlude
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 25, 2004 to Aug 27, 2004
Producers: Happinet Pictures
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Visual novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, HorrorHorror, MysteryMystery
Duration: 40 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.361 (scored by 54075,407 users)
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Ranked: #75592
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Popularity: #5552
Members: 14,787
Favorites: 19


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The unnamed main character has been having strange dreams, seeing strange things, and meeting strange people. He investigates these events and finds a strange girl named Aya. With her help, he discovers that his world may not in fact be real and many of the people he thinks he knows may not exist anymore.

(Source: FUNimation)

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Ending Theme

"Ookinakoede" by Young Fresh

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Feb 13, 2021
I enjoyed the story as I felt it was a fun mystery to unwarp. The story was only about two hours long yet the world building made it feel like it was 10 (in a good way) and with the show did an amazing job with building a cool atmosphere. The story had some sad parts which Ill admit got me in my feels, but though some people would say the ending is sad I saw it was a more hopeful ending. I don't want to spoil it but I just would say if you watch the show to think at the end if you ...
Apr 22, 2020
An underrated piece.

Well built atmosphere, possibly more emotionally invasive than you realize.

Impressive story with deep topic, and good pace.

Occasionally ridiculous moment which unexpectedly enhanced contrast.

Seemingly childish music, but again, enhanced the bizarre feeling, mixed with depression yet hope.

Feb 20, 2012
Mixed Feelings
Look at the poster again - can you see 3 large women? Good. One of them, the long red-haired one is a question mark. While she does vaguely resemble one useless character in the plot, whether it is she on the poster or not, either way both in the anime and on its poster the viewer is left thinking who and what the heck is she even doing in there?

In many respects this summarises the feelings you get after watching Interlude, whose plot doesn't fail to get you worked up with expectations but at the same time gives you a headach for the most ...

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