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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: Unknown
Genres: Slice of Life
Duration: 16 sec.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 3.841 (scored by 207 users)
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Ranked: #78972
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Popularity: #8529
Members: 337
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Short animation by Masaki Okuda.


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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 read more
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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 read more
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Apr 28, 2016
"You can't blame gravity for falling in love." - Albert Einstein

My life was fulfilled after watching 16 seconds of pure art. In just 16 seconds, Okuda Masaki, has managed to create the most meaningful story of all animes I have ever watched. I cried about fifty times (more times than I cried to SAO) to the amazing way Okuda Masaki showed us the perfect binding between the maincharacter and his dog. It strongly reminded me of the novel "The Execution of Justice" by Dürrenmatt, the reasons are self-explanatory. The story takes place in a blank nothing. That lets you concentrate entirely on the plot. In read more
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