Ajin OVA

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 亜人


Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 6, 2016 to Oct 7, 2016
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Polygon Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, HorrorHorror, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 21 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.171 (scored by 1850418,504 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #33942
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3288
Members: 45,838
Favorites: 27

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Synopsis

New episodes bundled with the limited edition eighth and ninth manga volumes.

Characters & Voice Actors

Tosaki, Yuu

Supporting
Sakurai, Takahiro
Japanese

Tanaka, Kouji

Supporting
Hirakawa, Daisuke
Japanese

Yuusuke

Supporting
Eguchi, Takuya
Japanese

Nekozawa

Supporting
Nogawa, Masashi
Japanese

Staff

Kazumi, Akio
Episode Director, Storyboard
Matsushita, Yukihiro
Episode Director, Storyboard


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Opening Theme

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1: "Yoru wa Nemureru kai? (夜は眠れるかい?)" by flumpool (eps 1-2)
2: "The end of escape" by fripSide x angela (eps 3)
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Ending Theme

"HOW CLOSE YOU ARE" by Mamoru Miyano




Reviews

Apr 19, 2017
Ajin OVA is not so important to watch if you're reading the manga, especially if we talk about the second episode..

Episode 1 - Another tragic story about being an Ajin.. Nakamura Shinya has something in common with Nagai Kei, still being interesting.. even if it were something we saw already
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Episode 2 - A funny episode with our characters, something simple at first.. but impressive at the end
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Episode 3 - Satou's past, huh?.. Some of the things we saw in the manga already.. like the first episode.. it was exaggerated, very.. some people are disappointed of this.. but I liked it, hey guys, COME ...
Feb 4, 2022
First episode is a tale about another boy discovering that he is an ajin. He is actually more realistic and interesting than Nagai is, which is a shame, because this episode is the last we ever see of him. He would have been a far better main character than Nagai.

Second episode is worse than the first one. It's first half explains how Sato got to the funds for buying all the weapons he uses. It's a little bit unconvincing since Tanaka is being played like he is a complete moron, which is too much even for someone like him. Second half of the episode is ...
Sep 17, 2017
Mixed Feelings
These OVAs aren't at /all/ necessary save for the last one, but they're a good watch honestly. The animation is still sub-par, but the story-telling and characterization is tighter and stronger thanks to the runtime.

[Story - 7]

3 stories are covered in each OVA: an incident set before the show, a series of comedic vignettes from multiple POV's, and (parts of) Sato's backstory.

I particularly enjoyed the first one, as it had the 'horror' vibe I was told that this show had in spades, yet did not quite deliver on. It felt genuinely more intense and tragic than what happened in the show thanks to the more ...

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Poll: Ajin OVA Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Stark700 - May 29, 2016
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Where to watch?
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Why suddenly on 2 eps?
KanonDE - Feb 22, 2019
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What is the name of the song in Episode 2?
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