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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: 6.321 (scored by 966966 users)
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Ranked: #84672
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Popularity: #10763
Members: 2,413
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.


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


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Dec 8, 2017
This is kind-of a hidden gem. It presents itself and begins with heavy shoujo vibes, but fairly quickly in it becomes clear this is more of an artistic project with no real anime-conventional limitations. It's a fun action/adventure with some creative directing. The story's a bit convoluted, but it's an interesting take on an alien-invasion "They Live" type of story-line. The story actually draws many comparisons to John Carpenter's live-action movie "They Live".

The characters are grounded enough to feel dynamic in a consistent way, but not too interesting otherwise. However, it's interesting how the story tests them in a literal way and some concepts within ...
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 21, 2019
It starts out simply and innocently enough. The titular character is just your painfully-average high school girl, who happens to run across an ailing woman and her young son in the rain. And then at the hospital, the mysterious woman is taken away and NEVER SEEN AGAIN.

She takes the little boy home, and turns out he's more than he seems, as he's just all crazy with the extra-sensory powers. He's this little wunderkind with a mysterious past, and he's being pursued by a big bad evil ancient alien civilization. Nayuta takes his magical tiara to school, hoping ...

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