Date A Live II: Kurumi Star Festival

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Synonyms: Date A Live: Encore, Date A Live II Episode 11, Date A Live 2 Episode 11
Japanese: デート・ア・ライブII 狂三スターフェスティバル


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 8, 2014
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Production IMS
Source: Light novel
Genres: RomanceRomance, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 29 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.901 (scored by 9879898,798 users)
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Ranked: #7132
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Popularity: #1199
Members: 161,931
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On the day of the Tanabata festival, Shidou Itsuka happens to meet the eerie Kurumi Tokisaki, who proceeds to ask him out on a date. Although nervous, Shidou accepts the offer. The two spend their time visiting to a planetarium, buying food at the festival, and trying out a mock wedding ceremony. Meanwhile, Shirou's friends—Tooka Yatogami, Yoshino, and Kotori Itsuka—are looking for him, while also enjoying the festival themselves.

As Shidou spends the day with Kurumi, he begins to notice an unexpected softer side of her. He knows that Kurumi is infamously called the "Worst Spirit," but the girl standing before him is a gentle soul. However, as the day draws to a close, Shirou finally begins to understand the truth behind it all.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Bundled with the 3rd volume of the Date A Live: Encore, it is the unaired 11th episode of the TV series.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Marchi, Jamie
Jewell, Jerry
ADR Director
Original Character Design
Tachibana, Koushi
Original Creator


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Trust in you" by sweet ARMS

Ending Theme

"Day to Story" by Kaori Sadohara

Jan 5, 2015
AbsarNaeem (All reviews)
If you're reading this review, I'll assume you've seen Date A Live so I don't need to go into the details. I'll just write a simple review of this OVA

Story 9/10:
Let's face it, we all love Kurumi Tokisaki, I mean, who doesn't. And this OVA gives the fans what they want. Kurumi on a date with Shido. Shido meets up with Kurumi at the Tanabata Festival and they go on a date which ends with them taking a wedding photograph together. A little plot twist at the ending is for you to see.

Art 8/10:
Not as good as Date A Live 1 but still not bad. read more
Dec 13, 2014
ZaWarudo420 (All reviews)
Story: 8
The story was a bit predictable,*SPOILER* what with all the death flags Kurumi puts out, *SPOILER END* but I enjoyed it anyway. Good story.

Art: 7
The art was not great, but good enough. There are some scenes that dipped in quality, but it's tolerable enough.

Sound: 9
The voices were well done (Kurumi's VA did a great job, as usual). The sounds were okay.

Character: 8
Gives us an idea of how Kurumi's character developed over time.

Enjoyment: 8
It was a little sad toward the end, but fulfilling.

Overall: 8
If you're a Kurumi fan, this is for you. If not, well, watch it anyway.
Jan 14, 2015
Rhysc24 (All reviews)
One word for this OVA------> WOW!

The story isn't the best ever but I must say that I really enjoyed it. It's simple, comedic and straight forward involving a good romance without beating too much around the bush. The end however is sad but not all romance stories have a happy ending BUT I would really love to see a sequel to the OVA or even better, a Season 3 of Date a Live. Whether or not you're a Kurumi fan it doesn't matter because the OVA is well made and enjoyable.

I heard that there have been improvements when it comes to the art of this read more
Dec 19, 2014
PyraXadon (All reviews)
Date a Live. Oh Date a Live. I have always praised this show for being something of a gem in the harem genre because it's harem, with a plot. And when this OVA and its plot was announced, well, I was ecstatic.

Story (7.99/10): The story of this OVA follows the story of Shidou, our main protagonist, like the rest of the DAL series. On one faithful encounter, he finds on the corner of the street, the most dangerous spirit/best girl, Tokisaki Kurumi. Wary by her actions, Shidou goes along with her and does what he does best, read more

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