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Japanese: 那由他
English: Nayuta
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 31, 1986
Producers: OB Planning
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 1 hr. 19 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 5.481 (scored by 10081,008 users)
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Ranked: #116202
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Popularity: #10768
Members: 2,487
Favorites: 3


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Scifi tale of a young girl who acquires ESP powers.

Based on the manga by Sasaki Junko, published in three volumes by Shougakukan under the Flower Comics label.

Characters & Voice Actors


Hata, Masami
Matsuura, Noriyoshi
Sound Director
Kisugi, Takao
Theme Song Composition
Sugino, Akio
Character Design, Animation Director


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Oct 15, 2022
Every so often, an anime reminds you that magic mushrooms used to be legal in Japan. This is one of them.
The plot: humans who have unlocked their inner ESPer abilities in an eternal war with the reptilians who keep us trapped in the reincarnation cycle. Nayuta, the main character, is a teenager girl who stumbles into this war when a little boy wearing a tiara and his dying mom appear before her. The little boy eventually teleports to Pluto and when he comes back, he's 20 and hot. He and Nayuta then lead the rebellion against the lizard men who keep us trapped on ...
Feb 27, 2020

This OVA is one movie, but you can think of it in three parts. First, it's a shoujo anime about a tiara that grants psychic powers. Then it turns out that there's many tiaras and they are also the sunglasses from "They Live." And then it commits to the science fiction and keeps doubling down on being delightfully weird as fuck for the rest of it. There's obvious shojo romance overtones to relationships in this, which worked fine even if they were rushed and not the point. The transition to high-concept action from there was smooth, as was the consistent stakes raising.

If it seems a ...
Jan 10, 2021
This OVA is one of the strangest things that I have ever seen. Period! Despite the single sentence descriptor of it online, there is a lot to unpack. There are "They Live"-inspired aliens that masquerade as humans, golden headbands that unlock the potential of human consciousness (and thus, imbue the wearer with psychic powers), and an expansive sea of stars that is at risk of being utterly obliterated by the "Big Bang"! This is like if "Space Runway Ideon" took another hit of LSD and wandered into the dementia category! "Nayuta" is just THAT insane!

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Synopsis: Sci-fi tale of a ...

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