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English: Start
Japanese: START


Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 2, 2019
Producers: Pony Canyon
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Studios: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 5 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


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Ranked: #119732
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Popularity: #13867
Members: 247
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A Machida City tourism promotion anime. The story follows a married couple who recall their university days hanging out in Machida, and upon revisiting the area they discover the appeal of living there with their son.

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Fukuyama, Jun
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"START" by KEN THE 390 & Jun Fukuyama

Feb 3, 2020
Argyrodite (All reviews)
Does it have an interesting small story? Is the animation good? No and no. One of those could have been it's redeeming watch value, considering other animated commercials that have been a showcase of good animation like Studio Colorido's work.

The promotion of the city is not organically woven into the commercial itself, and feels very unnaturally delivered in a long monologue exposition. There's almost no animation beyond mouths moving. The art itself is passable,the character design serve it's purpose, the characters are not unsympathetic.

Some of the target audience might look Machida up, so I guess it may serve it's purpose that read more

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