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Alternative Titles

Japanese: SINGLES


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 28, 1993
Producers: Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genre: RomanceRomance
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.251 (scored by 990990 users)
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Ranked: #122792
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Popularity: #11179
Members: 2,154
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Graduating senior Sakisaka Saki is secretly in love with her older sister Noriko's boyfriend, Kazame Kaname, unaware that Noriko and Kaname have broken up. Saki hopes to escape her dilemma when she goes to college, but she ends up attending the same college as Kaname. During orientation, she is recruited to Kaname's video club. He wants to film her, but so does another boy, Tachibana Daichi, who is secretly in love with her. Can the knots be untangled and true love find its true course?

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Characters & Voice Actors


Maruyama, Masao
Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director
Araki, Kenichi
Kobayashi, Akiko
Theme Song Composition


Opening Theme

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"Haru yo Koi (春よ恋)" by Romi Narita (成田路実)

Ending Theme

"Venus wa Nemuranai (ビーナスは眠らない)" by Romi Narita (成田路実)


Feb 18, 2020
Mixed Feelings
God bless the aesthetic of early 90s OVAs which are lucky to survive as digital transfers of the VHS tape.

This anime one-shot is a touch slow, but it's a complete story that's affecting if you're into 90s-era shoujo at all. Most of the episode is structured around one-on-one conversations about the characters' feelings and there's not too much of a conflict because the problem at hand is the main character's *perception* of a conflict. She doesn't want to be selfish, but there's nothing actually standing in her way because the problematic relationship is already over. Understanding that things do not necessarily last forever is an ...
Oct 20, 2023
This is not a typical love story, although in the end it does become a very cliché one it keeps being weird.

The protagonist of this story, Saki, is a girl who is deeply in love with her sister's boyfriend. From here the story is a little strange for me because that situation is too uncomfortable. Saki, however, wants to do everything possible to forget that love, but everything becomes complicated when she starts classes at the same university as him. So far everything seems like a normal story, but in the end without any context her sister tells her that she ended the relationship ...

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