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Japanese: 001


Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 7, 2013
Producers: None found, add some
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Source: Original
Genre: ComedyComedy
Duration: 37 sec.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 3.351 (scored by 1151711,517 users)
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Ranked: #132922
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Popularity: #5265
Members: 16,080
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Amid a flurry of rain, a windshield wiper remains undeterred even by the unavoidable prospect of death.

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001 is an experimental animation created by the award-winning Masaki Okuda during his stead at Tokyo University of the Arts. He released it to his personal website, Vimeo, and Tumblr account.

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Okuda, Masaki


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Oct 3, 2018
The protagonist of the animation drives his vehicle on the effect of alcohol while it rains intensely, in the first person view we see how an individual behaves on the effects of alcohol and what dangers it can bring, during the trip we run over all the characters in the story countless times, they all have a different expression whenever they hit the car and the car's windshield wipes the rain.
In addition it has spectacular sound effects.
It's a Original Net Animation comedy in just 37 seconds!
I can say without a doubt that I liked it a lot and that I laughed a lot.
Apr 27, 2016
Mixed Feelings
It's just a piece of Sakuga practice work with sound effects added on... as usual for an animator as eating for you.
Don't get it why people are criticizing it as if it should've been some kind of magnificent cornerstone 30+ seconds project in the history of animation development.
Maybe just because it was named 001 and was destined to be in the first place of an alphabet ascending ordered list?
Certainly it's not an epic piece of work. However, when you watch it frame by frame, you can learn how the facial distortion and raindrops are expressed. (How did you recognize those black spots and shadows ...
Jan 4, 2020
“This says a lot about society”. That's what my meme-loving side would love to say, but it seems, MAL does not allow for short reviews so I'll have to stall, or write an informative, distinctive essay. Take it as you will.

I remember back in the day, I wanted to practice my writing skills, and as I was heavy on Anime even back then, I thought I could review every Anime I watched, and thus, win both the entertainment that comes with watching an Anime and the skills that develop after writing countless reviews left and right. That was 3 to 4 years ago, and a ...

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