Maison Ikkoku: Prelude - Meguru Haru no Sakura no You ni...

Maison Ikkoku: Prelude, When the Cherry Blossoms in the Springtime Return

What would you like to edit?

Alternative Titles

Japanese: プレリュードめぞん一刻 プレリュード めぐる春の桜のように...
English: Maison Ikkoku: Prelude, When the Cherry Blossoms in the Springtime Return
More titles


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 25, 1992
Producers: Kitty Films
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 27 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.711 (scored by 16631,663 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #56062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #8953
Members: 4,395
Favorites: 2


Ranked #5606Popularity #8953Members 4,395
Add to My List
Episodes: /1


A prequel of the Maison Ikkoku TV series focusing on Kyoko's relationship with her husband.

Characters & Voice Actors


Saito, Yuki
Theme Song Performance
Takahashi, Rumiko
Original Creator


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
No opening themes have been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding an opening theme here.

Ending Theme

"Kanashimi yo Konnichiwa (悲しみよこんにちは)" by Yuki Saitou


Apr 30, 2012
I really and truly enjoyed this prequel Ova. It was really good and i thought it was very sweet, touching, and totally fits what had happened before the start of the series. Rumiko really knows how to make good plots.

The story focuses on what happened before Kyoko works at Maison Ikkoku and what her life was like before she met and married Soichiro. It also explains who Soichiro was (as a person), why Kyoko loves him so much, how Soichiro the dog came to live with Kyoko and them, events of Soichiro's death and funeral, and why Kyoko had decided to become a manager at ...
Aug 12, 2022

Maison ikkoku a romance anime of 90s which i spent a lot of time to watch it , first this review is not mainly focus on how was the ova - the review is about the most annoying character of this series Kyoko , from the starting to the end of the anime , kyoko just irritates me ya our Mc was not that good but but from the 1st episode to the last episode godai was clear about the person he loves the most but in kyoko s case she was just switching her love interest everytime ...

Interest Stacks

45 Entries · 18 Restacks


Recent News

Recent Forum Discussion