Under the Dog

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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 1, 2016
Producers: IRMA LA DOUCE
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Kinema Citrus, Orange
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SuspenseSuspense
Duration: 38 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.251 (scored by 2189721,897 users)
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Ranked: #80032
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2944
Members: 52,622
Favorites: 88

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The year is 2025. Five years have passed since the Tokyo Olympic Games were called off after deadly terrorist attacks. An international school run by the United Nations now stands in the former Olympic site on the edge of Tokyo Bay. Seven teenagers with special abilities, known as "Flowers," are among the students.

Their student identities are only a cover for their real identities as members of an intelligence organization run by the UN. Their objective is to assassinate other teenagers who have the same abilities. The Flowers have no choice but to complete their missions without fail. Their organization has taken their family members hostage to ensure this. For the Flowers, failure would mean death not only for themselves but also for their loved ones.

This is the story of their struggle against cruel fate, and of how it is human nature to find hope, however bleak the outlook.

(Source: Official site)


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Ogasawara, Muneki
Andou, Masahiro
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Koyanagi, Keigo
Seto, Asami
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"Shoujo-tachi no Melody (少女たちのメロディ)" by Asami Seto


Jul 17, 2017
Uhm, I'm seriously not sure if the people here watched a prequel or if this movie is part of an even bigger franchise---I just watched it by itself and despite some reviews saying that this is bad, I must say that I enjoyed this thoroughly.

The story is kind of vague at first and it started with this seemingly normal family and how they are in the eyes of one of the children, a teenager named Hana Togatsu. She described her family in the most normal way and without any background knowledge, you would think that this would be just another slice of life. Except ...
Jul 18, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Before starting the review, I will not go in with too much details for each category, such as Story, Art, Sound & Characters. Instead, I will explain what this title did best and worst in a simple manner, knowing that this is an OVA with only 1 episode and a 38 minutes of runtime.

Now, let's begin

The 2016 Under the Dog anime was originally a crowdfunding kickstarter project funded by the fans who are willing to see what potential story the show could bring. The kickstarter campaign ended up being a success with more budget going in than the original goal. With that, Under ...
Oct 22, 2020
Possibly the most pointless OVA ever made.

Under the Dog is pathetic through and through. I doubt the entire staff were inept, but it was at least most of them. I'm lost as to how this even got to release without any of the rest raising their hand and saying to the room; "Fellas, this is awful. Please tell me this isn't the finished product."

Supposedly Under the Dog was originally a concept for a 2-cour anime, with this OVA possibly acting as an episode 0. In that regard, it's even worse than a standalone work, as it fails to feel like a primer for a longer ...

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DerMond - Aug 1, 2016
205 repliesby HeiKeiRei »»
Jul 2, 7:27 PM
Several years later...in 2021
Belsel - Aug 10, 2021
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Aug 10, 2021 6:49 AM
Future for this work
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Do you even OVA?
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