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

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


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 25, 1992
Producers: Kitty Films
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Source: Unknown
Duration: 27 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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


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Characters & Voice Actors


Saito, Yuki
Theme Song Performance
Takahashi, Rumiko
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Ending Theme

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

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Apr 30, 2012
charmecia5 (All reviews)
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 read more


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