Lesson XX

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Japanese: Lesson XX


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 1995
Producers: Daiei
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Novel
Genres: Boys LoveBoys Love, RomanceRomance
Duration: 49 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.981 (scored by 39583,958 users)
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Ranked: #89262
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Popularity: #6207
Members: 9,315
Favorites: 12


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The story of Lesson XX has a sweet feel to it. It revolves around two boys, Shizuka and Sakura who are friends at a coed boarding school. One day, Shizuka happens to notice Sakura’s sheer beauty when he dives in to take a hit from a baseball. After some mixed up thoughts of who Sakura likes, Shizuka tells him he wishes to kiss him as a joke. But Sakura doesn’t care; he still insists that the two kiss under the starry sky. After this incident, Shizuka thinks it’s best for the two to be away from each other, so as to sort out their thoughts and real feelings. A classic shounen ai/yaoi, incorporating love, misunderstanding, violence and somewhat angst with a sweet end to it.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Fujiyama, Fusanobu
Sound Director
Kanbe, Hiroyuki
Key Animation
Monchi, Kaori
Original Character Design
Sakakibara, Toyohiko
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Ending Theme

"Itsuka Wakareru Kimi e (いつか別れる君へ)" by REVOLVER

Aug 18, 2008
This was short and sweet. I originally was just checking it was subtitled before I put it in my ‘to watch’ pile but ended up watching it all the way through.

The plot was good and really made the story realistic. It dealt with issues that someone like Shizuka would go through without overdoing it. It was short though which in this case was good as any longer and it would have drawn the story out too much. And it managed to keep you caring for the characters and wanting to find out what happens next. As well as shouting at the screen ‘kiss him dammit!’
Dec 30, 2022
Easily one of the cutest OVAs I’ve seen in a long time.

It can be summed up pretty simply ; two high school boys at a boarding school fall in love. The setting and characters are what really makes it stand out. It’s simple, easy to watch, and the characters have just enough depth to keep any viewer invested.

While women in these types of shows are infamously misrepresented, this isn’t the case for once. The side characters are interesting and well crafted. Most importantly, they move the plot ahead rather than plotting to destroy the romance - which is a refreshing change. There’s an endearing ...

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Poll: Lesson XX Episode 1 Discussion
sourfrog - Feb 11, 2017
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Apr 13, 2018 10:09 PM
It’s time to ditch the text file.
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