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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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Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Duration: 27 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.111 (scored by 569 users)
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Ranked: #29732
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Popularity: #5957
Members: 1,636
Favorites: 2
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A prequel of the Maison Ikkoku TV series focusing on Kyoko's relationship with her husband.


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Otonashi, Kyoko
Otonashi, Kyoko


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

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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 read more
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