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Synonyms: Robotika*Robotikusu
Japanese: ロボティカ*ロボティクス


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 16, 2010
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: CoMix Wave Films
Source: Original
Genres: Boys LoveBoys Love, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 10 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.771 (scored by 69226,922 users)
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Ranked: #53082
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Popularity: #5448
Members: 15,204
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Apr 30, 2012
Robotica * Robotics is a short - only 10 minutes long OVA from the outstanding director Soubi Yamamoto.

For such a short anime, Robotica is really amazing. It looks very very beautiful, the characters are simple but interesting and it deals with really important things. "What is love?" is the question what the characters try to solve.

This OVA has only 3 characters. Two robots; Haru and Natsu and their new owner Masa-san. Natsu is afraid of being abandoned again. Haru and Natsu are trying to find out the meaning of love. What is it? And can robots love?

And a few more words about the art. I ...
Apr 19, 2015
For a ten minute long short, this really packs a punch. Right to the gut. By punch I mean a stab and by gut I mean your heart. Really. It still hurts when I think about this.

It starts off simply enough. Two abandoned robot boys and a surly professor who has taken them in. 'What is love?' Haru asks. Immediately the phrase 'baby don't hurt me...don't hurt more' pops into your head.

Goodness how you wish that came true and that this OVA did not totally destroy you in the most painful way possible.

It's a common enough premise for a story, an AI who wants ...
Jun 19, 2014
'I am Haru, he is Natsu... and we are Robots'

This 10 minutes anime is possibly the best I have ever seen. After watching almost all of her work, I have fallen head-over-heels in love with Soubi Yamamoto's work. It holds such depth and raw beauty.

Story:: 10

Robotica*Robotics starts with two little robots, Haru and Natsu, sitting on an old couch with a sign, Junk attached. Then we meet Masa, the Shady Middle Aged Man, and he asks the two what they would do if he killed himself.

From there things grow and we have one simple question we must answer by the. What is love? ...
Jan 12, 2015
Yamamoto Soubi has done it again! She has found a way to take two seemingly "normal" characters and create a complexity and depth within them which is unprecedented and which takes true skill to accomplish.

The story is centered around two robots who try to become more human-like by trying to understand the true meaning of love. "An emotion which only humans can feel/understand". The anime takes you on what I feel to be reminiscent of a beautiful poetic journey and deals with themes of love, suicide, acceptance and humanity itself. It will make you reflect on life and is one of those animes which ...
Dec 4, 2016
A beautiful, thought-provoking OVA that suffers from uneven pacing, confusing writing, and bad sound design.

If you've watched any of the Kono Danshi (This Boy...) OVAs, Robotica*Robotics will feel familiar. It has the same dreamy feel and minimal yet gorgeous animation. Sadly, it doesn't get on the same level in other respects.

I'm starting with the art, because it's the best part of this anime. Robotica*Robotics is more like a slide show than an animation in the usual sense. The style is simple and sketch-like, relying heavily on colors to set the mood. Textures are mixed in as pieces of the environment, words as transitions. It does ...
May 17, 2019
Interesting short about two robots pandering about life and love.
Art is more of experimental which might not be to the liking of everyone but I don't mind it, it's full of colours and textures.
Sound is not bad, time to time voices sounds bit weirdly but this is small project so I can understand that. Soundtrack was definately more better and got you into mood nicely.
Characters are not that bad but it was too short for me to start liking them. Though they all have their own characteristics and don't feel flat.

Overally I feel like this short is tickling depression behind all of that what is ...