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Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation Specials

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Synonyms: The Comic Artist and Assistants Specials
Japanese: マンガ家さんとアシスタントさんと THE ANIMATION


Type: Special
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 25, 2014 to Nov 26, 2014
Producers: Lantis
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Zexcs
Source: 4-koma manga
Duration: 8 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.331 (scored by 17,298 users)
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Ranked: #23532
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Popularity: #2172
Members: 33,767
Favorites: 24


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Jan 5, 2016
Croeb (All reviews)
Not much difference between the original show except for the length of the episodes. I would call it a continuation rather than specials. Some episodes last 10 minutes, some last 6 minutes. Regardless, I enjoyed it almost as much as the original.

Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation Specials has no story development, and each episode is its own. I would consider this show as humorous, among other things. If you found the original show good, you should watch this. This was one of the better specials I've seen in a while.

All in all, recommended! The opening and the ending stayed the same, and the read more
Jan 24, 2017
Sparrowhawk02 (All reviews)
If you enjoyed the main story, Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to The Animation, then you'll enjoy this. It has very much the same feel as the main series, its full of lighthearted humor, funny characters but not much of a story.

The OVA does focus a bit more on the other main characters besides Aito, such as Ashisu, and we see a bit more of the editor in chief Matome. The episodes are only 6-12 minutes long and there is no story line that lasts more than a single episode.

Despite not having much of a story this OVA still had me laughing many times in the read more