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English: Naked Youth
Japanese: Nakedyouth


Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 2006
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Source: Original
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, SportsSports, RomanceRomance, Shounen AiShounen Ai
Duration: 9 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 5.881 (scored by 29922,992 users)
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Ranked: #84132
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Popularity: #5721
Members: 6,250
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In Naked Youth Shishido takes us on a journey through the uncertainty and excitement of young love and homoerotic love. These gentle films quiver with sexual tension, which is linked to the natural world: trees reflecting on the surface of a pond, butterflies fluttering in the breeze.


Nakedyouth won the best award in Tohoku University of Art & Design (TUAD) graduation exhibit, Selection in 5th Norwich International Animation Festival, Grand Prize in the 12th CG-ARTS Student CG Contest, Recommended Work in 10th Japan Media Arts Festival, Visual Prize in 19th DoGA CG Anime Contest. and Screening at Annecy 2007 Special Programmes - "Animation and Desire".

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Jun 18, 2012
acajou (All reviews)
The first thing worth noting about nakedyouth are the visuals which are impressive. Not being an anime expert, my initial hunch was that real backgrounds were filmed and traced over but in fact, everything is the result of masterful computer animation.

The natural scenes - birds flying across the sky, rays of sunlight filtering through trees - are stunningly beautiful and rich in detail. While the movements of the human body are animated realistically as well, the characters themselves look overly two-dimensional compared to the scenery, which creates an interesting contrastive effect. In short, the visuals are reason enough to watch this.

That said, nakedyouth is an read more
Aug 6, 2017
Sidewinder51 (All reviews)
Rate a 5
Art film (no vocals)

While it is true that nothing is spoke a story was told. This story is like in real life, subliminal. Mentioned but not always acknowledge or grasped. The topic being sexual but not the idea couple. The taboo kind in some people's eyes (not mine, I say to each his/her own). While there is a lot of rewinding per-say the artist/director i can imagine was trying to say that this feared non bible 'taboo' nature is not nature when actually it is in fact nature. Love is not always red, nor black or white or even blue. Why should anything read more

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