Usagi Drop Specials

Bunny Drop Specials

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Japanese: うさぎドロップ
English: Bunny Drop Specials
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Type: Special
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 28, 2011 to Jan 27, 2012
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: NIS America, Inc.
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: ChildcareChildcare, IyashikeiIyashikei
Demographic: JoseiJosei
Duration: 5 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.931 (scored by 4080640,806 users)
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Ranked: #7062
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Popularity: #2510
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Happa no Suizokukan
One morning, Daikichi Kawachi finds Rin Kaga eagerly crafting fish out of autumn leaves. Wanting to spur her newfound interest, Daikichi helps Rin learn more about the beautiful and diverse animals that live under the sea.

Santa-san e
Spending their first Christmas together, Daikichi and Rin prepare to welcome Santa Claus and his reindeer.

Osora ni Mankai
With the cherry blossoms in full bloom, Rin wants to go flower watching the next day with Daikichi alongside Kouki and Yukari Nitani. However, the forecast of a spring storm may dampen their plans.

Kaeri Michi
After their visit to a summer festival, Kouki is still energetic and wishes to look around more. Daikichi decides to take the group on a quick detour before heading home.

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Usagi Drop Specials are four short episodes included with the Blu-ray and DVD release of Usagi Drop.

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Kishimoto, Taku
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Unita, Yumi
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Jun 14, 2012
These four little specials are so cute. At five minutes each they're a perfect filler between episodes. Usagi Drop has been named as a slice of life anime, well these little shorts are like a slice out of that first slice of life!

I think these episodes followed on beautifully from the parent anime, the sound and the style seemed the same to me, as did the characters. Of course in five minutes you can't always expect the same character development from what you get from something twenty minutes long.

Although I would have loved to have seen something like the Episode 3.5 "Dear My Santa Claus" ...
Sep 1, 2014
Usagi Drop is one of the best slice of life animes around. It depicts the relationship between a foster parent and daughter accurately while tellling an entertaining and in depth story. These four short specials complement the series, providing some extra content to fit in between some of the episodes.

At five minutes per special, there isn't much time given to develop an in-depth story. Instead, the focus of each special is on a certain event or moment in Rin's life, for example; leaf collecting. Each special manages to capture the essence of the parent series. While they're short, they're exactly what you would expect after ...
Nov 20, 2018
Fantastic little short episodes which bookend a handful of episodes, best watched in sequence with the series proper, as they extend the narratives of the corresponding episodes. I enjoyed how each one corresponded to seasonal shifts in line with the main episodes' progression of seasons, as was shown in the end credits for the specials and episodes proper. The seasonal progression over the course of the series was a similar aesthetic to what Production IG did with the credit sequences in Kimi ni Todoke with seasonal shifts shown through art in the credit rolls, definitely a nice touch to help show time progression in a ...

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