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Shirobako Specials

Alternative Titles

Japanese: SHIROBAKO 劇中劇アニメーション


Type: Special
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 25, 2015 to Jul 29, 2015
Producers: Warner Bros. Japan
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: P.A. Works
Source: Original
Genres: Adventure, Comedy
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.931 (scored by 8,038 users)
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Ranked: #40252
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Popularity: #3200
Members: 18,295
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Specials included with third and seventh volumes of the Blu-ray and DVD releases.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Mizushima, Tsutomu
Yoshihara, Masayuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ookura, Masahiko
Episode Director
Yoshino, Hiroyuki

Edit Opening Theme

#1: "I'm Sorry EXODUS (あいむそーりーEXODUS)" by Tracy (トレイシー) (Mai Nakahara, Shizuka Itou, Ai Kayano) (ep 1)
#2: "Alice in Blue (アリス・イン・ブルー)" by Rita (ep 2)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "C Melo kara Ai wo Komete (Cメロから愛を込めて)" by Akane (Mai Nakahara) (ep 1)
#2: "Angel Fly" by Rita (ep 2)

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Sep 22, 2015
EndlessGr8 (All reviews)
It’s not very often you come across a bonus episode or two that are so unique and refreshing that you have to take a deep breath after each one and reflect on how well it suits the series it is based upon and how much entertainment value it adds to the whole package. It's even rarer to think that a special episode can leave you craving lots more of something you didn't even know you desired until now! Shirobako’s pair of specials do just that and offer a truly one-of-a kind experience that you don’t get from your usual OVA extras.

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Feb 9, 2018
Sku_Te (All reviews)
First of the episodes made by the fictional Musashino Animation studio from the Shirobako anime.

It did have rather stiff animation and was a bit slow to get started, but overall, it wasn't bad. The story itself would have been interesting if it had been made into a proper series, although its a shame they couldn't also animated the last episode, especially as it's discussed in Shirobako.

The characters are standard for anime, but it would have been interesting to see how they would have developed over a series.

Music was a bit boring and nothing really to get excited about, but it does the job.

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