Arata naru Sekai: World's/Start/Load/End

World's End

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Synonyms: Arata naru Sekai: Mirai-hen, Arata-naru Sekai, Aratanaru Sekai, The World of Arata, Arata-naru Sekai: World's/Start/Load/End
Japanese: アラタなるセカイ WORLD'S/START/LOAD/END
English: World's End
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 20, 2012
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Original
Genre: Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Time TravelTime Travel
Duration: 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.241 (scored by 90009,000 users)
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Ranked: #82072
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Popularity: #4879
Members: 20,791
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Four high school girls in uniforms walk silently on the barren earth. These girls are time travelers who had been sent 6000 years into the future, from their present in which the same day is endlessly repeated, in order to evade human extinction.

They studied time travel in school, were examined by the aptitude test, and were sent to the future as told. What should they do now? They had no idea. The only thing they could take with them from the present was a light, toy-like cellphone. Of course, it receives no signal here.

As the girls are walking, they see strange birds flying in the sky, and a discolored river in the distance.

Then, one girl finds an abandoned house, and recognizes the name inscribed on the front gates.

Characters & Voice Actors


Hashimoto, Kentarou
Niwa, Masami
Assistant Producer
Tachikawa, Yuzuru
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Iruma, Hitoma
Script, Theme Song Lyrics, Original Creator


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Nov 9, 2012
First of, this is my very first review of anything here on MAL ever and it will therefore also considering this to be an 1Episode OVA be rather straight forward and not too long.

Have you ever been thinking how the future might affect your past and viceverse? Well, what this 1 episode OVA tries to do is to sort of make your brain twist around 360 degrees and make you think once again about how the future possibly could be like, aswell how it could affect your past and how the two are connected to eachother.

The story is in my opinion slightly mindtwisting due to ...
Aug 16, 2013
Mixed Feelings
First off, i have to say i was extremely confused with the whole story in general. The details, characters and everything were so annoyingly vague it had me frustrated to no end.

And i have NO idea how this happened but even though i totally didn't get what was going on, by the end i was pretty much bawling my eyes out. Now i personally think its extremely unfair that i was so 'emotionally abused' by this 30 minute anime movie that didn't even make sense! I mean i have a general 'idea' but basically everything was so vague that it wasn't something i would ...
Oct 12, 2013
I really have to say, this movie had a lot of potential, It could have been a very sweet, calm, artsy philosophical anime. And if it was a 2hr or at least an one hour anime that really grasped the audience's attention it would have gotten a 10. however the fact of the matter is it starated out very nicely but then I could feel that director of this anime just rushed the ending making a lot of loose ends and just really ruining this anime.

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