Gravitation: Lyrics of Love

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: グラビテーション


Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 23, 1999 to Sep 22, 1999
Producers: Aniplex, animate Film, Movic
Studios: Plum
Source: Manga
Genres: Boys LoveBoys Love, ComedyComedy
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, MusicMusic, ShowbizShowbiz
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.891 (scored by 1847218,472 users)
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Ranked: #46752
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Popularity: #3904
Members: 33,149
Favorites: 80

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Episodes: /2


Bad Luck's lead singer and lyricist, Shindou Shuichi, is a total wreck. With deadlines for the band's next album looming, the pressure is on, but the normally energetic Shuichi has become listless and fallen into a writing slump. It's all because Yuki - the great love of his life - has suddenly become cold and distant. Depressed and anxious, Shuichi doesn't want to think about lyrics - he just wants to know how to get Yuki to talk to him!

Now, thanks to Shuichi's big mouth bragging to the press about how talented he is, the band can't even hire someone else to write the lyrics for them. If they don't manage to break Shuichi out of his slump soon, it could mean the end of Bad Luck for good!

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Characters & Voice Actors


Watanabe, Shinichi
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director
Kawasaki, Hiroyuki
Kotani, Kinya
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Blind Game Again" by BAD LUCK

Ending Theme

"Smashing Blue" by BAD LUCK

Episode Videos


Oct 12, 2009
I feel like I must redeem Gravitation Lyrics of Love from past reviews. So here we go!

Story (8): Okay, just saying now. If you've seen the anime, I suggest it. If you've only read the manga, not so much. It won't make as much sense. But I really enjoyed the story behind this. I liked the first episode more than the second episode, though, because it made me cry. (I love angst...) It doesn't really have anything to do with the actual anime, but it's still an enjoyable little thing for Gravitation fans.

Art (7): Eh... it's a lot different from Gravitations art style. It's not ...
Feb 8, 2015
Gravitation: Lyrics of Love, is a 2-episode OVA aired before the actual Gravitation series. It's about the lead singer of the band "Bad Luck," named Shuuichi Shindou, whose been in a slump lately because his novelist boyfriend, Yuki Eiri, has been acting cold and distant lately. It's genres are, obviously, romance (shounen-ai specifically), as well as being a comedy.

Story: 6/10

This is an OVA tied to a 13-episode series, so there's not much to be expected in the plot department. Shuuichi is upset at Yuki for being so cold, and most of the first episode involves him being in a slump and trying, unsuccessfully, to ...
May 11, 2008
Mixed Feelings
Gravitation: Lyrics of Love is a side-story to the main plot that was actually part of the main story in the manga. One of the main facets of the story is shounen-ai, or boy's love, a relationship between two men. Though there was no lovey-dovey kissy stuff contained, it did feature a small part heavily insinuating gay sex and domination themes(at most, it's "ecchi").

Being from the original manga, the story was okay for what it was trying to do and where it came from. Some moments made me laugh, some put a smile on my face, and others were downright silly.

Considering this was aired in ...

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