Petting a Dog

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Japanese: Petting a Dog


Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 15, 2013
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Source: Original
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 16 sec.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 3.831 (scored by 11481,148 users)
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Ranked: #133142
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #10567
Members: 1,806
Favorites: 6
Ranked #13314Popularity #10567Members 1,806
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A man and his dog share an intimate moment.

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Okuda, Masaki


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May 23, 2016
I don't think I can even begin to describe how amazing this masterpiece is, but I have decided to try, even though words are worthless when compared to this masterpiece.

Story 10/10:
The story overall was simply put amazing. It starts out a bit slow, like the summer breeze at the beach in the evening. Imagine the sunset in the distance coloring the sky from light blue to crimson red, and the sound of the small waves slowly washing up the shore and the smell of warm seaweed. Not long after, however, the waves begins to get bigger, and soon starts to take your emotions on a ...
Jan 10, 2017
TL;DR: There is a dog who is being petted. Need I say more?

From the visionary animator Masaki Okuda who directed ONAs such as Count Down, Idea ga Tsukamamaranai and the unfinished project OO1, comes an ONA that’s the shortest he can ever make called “Petting a Dog.” This brilliant MS Paint animation may only be 16 seconds long but it’s definitely the sweet 16 seconds of your life!

The story is simple. It didn’t try to make it complex. No added themes or imagery or motifs. Just a simple message of "loving thy animal" is portrayed throughout this ONA. You would think from the ...
Feb 28, 2016
Okay, How can I even write a "review" of something this short and uneventful? Let's try this.

See the title? You've already watched this incredibly short 16-second long animation. I have nothing else to say, but since the guidelines are forcing me here's what I can draw up. At first, the audio sounds like someone started eating food in the distance and all you hear is their mouth making noises filled with a shitload of background noise. Besides weird breathing and a bunch of what sounds like clicking noises, that is all there is to the audio.

The animation itself is just barely a ...

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