Nineteen 19

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Japanese: NINETEEN 19


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 27, 1990
Producers: Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Duration: 42 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.061 (scored by 15701,570 users)
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Ranked: #85822
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Popularity: #8483
Members: 4,249
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19-year-old Kubota is ready to find a girlfriend. The perfect chance arises when he meets Masana Fujisaka, his first love, in a club. She's just broken up with her longtime boyfriend and is surprised to run into Kubota, who sees that the perfect opportunity has just arisen.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Chigira, Kouichi
Kadomatsu, Toshiki
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Koike, Takeshi
Key Animation
Onda, Naoyuki
Character Design, Animation Director


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"I Must Change My Life & Love For Me" by Toshiki Kadomatsu

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Apr 27, 2008
An OVA released in 1990, Nineteen seems to have slipped into the vast abyss of overlooked anime.


Well, with it's story alone, I don't think that Nineteen will win over too many fans. It is presented as a somewhat standard coming-of-age teenage love story the likes of which has been told many times through both live-action and animated film. It's nothing groundbreaking, but we are at least given a coherent plot with a proper climax and resolution.


Backgrounds are all very detailed and well done. It's fun to see all of the name brand products and familiar places that are included. There are also a ...
Feb 20, 2012
Mixed Feelings
The worst day of the year has just drawn to a close. That dreaded day that begins with the chocolate and roses and ends with the kissing and the sex. February 14 may very well be Valentine’s Day but what about all us roneri brothers out there? Those currently out of a relationship or are part of forever alone. If February 14 is Valentine’s Day, I hereby, decree February 21st as All bro’s day; a festival of camaraderie, bro fisting, and general misguided misogyny. What better way to celebrate our lonely celibate lives than by sitting here with me and reviewing another series that does ...
Sep 3, 2016
So to start, the plot is mostly an excuse to string a series of amazing music vidoes together. The musical selection in this OVA is the best thing about the whole production so the decision to go all out on the music video sections is the correct one. Now, seemingly the plot is mediocre and the character's motivations lacking but this is only because they represent something much bigger. I am going to somewhat spoil the plot here but honestly this is an art project not a to the book story. Everything means something and honestly watching the OVA through a lens is much more ...

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MyLonesomeCowboy - Aug 20, 2013
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