Slow Step

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: スローステップ
English: Slow Step
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 5
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 1, 1991 to Nov 1, 1991
Producers: Youmex
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Pastel
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, SportsSports
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 43 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #73152
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Popularity: #9460
Members: 3,769
Favorites: 2


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Based on the Adachi manga of the same name. The story revolves around a romantic triangle formed by the girl Minatsu Nakazato, a young student and softball player; Shu Akiba, a schoolmate; and Naoto Kadomatsu, an up-and-coming boxer. In reality the three-way relationship is more like three-and-a-half, considering that Naoto is in love with Maria... actually Minatsu herself, who'd once disguised herself to escape some evildoers.

Characters & Voice Actors


Yuyama, Kunihiko
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Saki, Nobuhide
Theme Song Performance
Adachi, Mitsuru
Original Creator
Nakamura, Mitsuki
Art Director


Opening Theme

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"Kimi ga Inakerya Frustration (君がいなけりゃFRUSTRATION)" by Nobuhide Saki

Ending Theme

"Only For You" by Nobuhide Saki


Aug 6, 2009
Mixed Feelings
All of life’s trivial quarrels can be solved with a simple bet. Well that seems to be the motto, this terribly old-fashioned anime follows. If you’re not into sports anime where there’s always something trivial at stake then it’s best to steer clear of this one.

Slow Step is yet another Sports, Drama from the legendary mangaka Mitsuru Adachi. A man known for creating the classic sports manga Touch, which spawn a hefty number of anime adaptations. This time round the sport of choice is softball, where Nakasato Minatsu is the ace of her High School’s softball team. I would go into how it follows the ...

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