Futari Ecchi (2014)

Step Up Love Story (2014)

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Synonyms: The One And Only Step Up Love Story
Japanese: ふたりエッチ
English: Step Up Love Story (2014)
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 10, 2014
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production Reed
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, Slice of LifeSlice of Life, EcchiEcchi
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.101 (scored by 38633,863 users)
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Ranked: #91962
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Popularity: #6336
Members: 10,182
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Three new OVAs of Futari Ecchi released as standard DVDs and as part of a Premium DVD Box containing all seven OVAs of the series.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Amino, Tetsurou
Director, Storyboard
Yamanobe, Kazuki
Katsu, Aki
Original Creator
Masudate, Toshihide
Character Design, Chief Animation Director


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Ending Theme

1: "sync" by Sanae Shintani (新谷さなえ) (eps 1-2)
2: "Hana Hirari (花ひらり)" by The Zig Zags (eps 3)


Aug 11, 2015
More than ten years after the original 4-episode OVA had finished airing, we are given more Futari Ecchi in the form of a 3-episode OVA reboot entitled The One and Only Step Up Love Story (aka. Futari Ecchi 2014).

The story goes pretty much the same as the original in most aspects: Makoto and Yura wed after some focused arranged marriage compatibility dating, and then enter their lives as newlyweds upon their wedding. Some new characters debut that were not previously seen, and some characters are scrapped entirely or shrank in importance.

The problem with this re-telling is it shouldn't have taken as much risk in ...
Sep 28, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Anime Ova Review No.2

Futari Ecchi 2014 is a 3 episode OVA reboot with more improve coloring and drawn art style for the sales of the Premium Box set which also contain the 4 episode of the former Futari Ecchi OVA. The story focuses about the newly wed Makoto and Yura which are both still virgins when they married each.
This is where the story of romance as married couple starts which is rarely seen in anime to this day.

Mostly romance on these recent days genres focus more on teenagers having difficulty in saying their feelings and having their first kiss and sometimes goes all the ...

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