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Aria The Origination Picture Drama

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Japanese: ARIA The ORIGINATION (アリア ジ・オリジネーション ピクチャードラマ)


Type: Special
Episodes: 7
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 25, 2008 to Oct 25, 2008
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Hal Film Maker
Source: Unknown
Duration: 7 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.231 (scored by 3,245 users)
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Ranked: #25982
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Popularity: #3740
Members: 7,501
Favorites: 8
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Episodes: /7
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Picture Dramas bundled on the DVD volumes.


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Amano, Kozue
Original Creator
Choro Club
Senoo, Takeshi
Koga, Makoto
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Dec 19, 2008
Archaeon (All reviews)
For those of you suffering from withdrawal after the end of Aria, relief is at hand in the form of Aria: The Origination Picture Dramas, a series of shorts that are like an anodyne for the soul.

Aria is easily one of the most popular slice of life anime to appear in recent years, so there's probably no need to talk about the story proper (not that it's relevant here and if you want to know more about the series then you can check out my reviews of the franchise). It's relaxing feel, adorable characters, and surprisingly addictive stories where nothing really happens and there's almost read more
Feb 24, 2017
FestivalsOfComfy (All reviews)
This is for those who have seen Aria the Animation --> Aria the Natural --> Aria the Natural OVA --> Aria the Origination. Basically spoilers ahead if you haven't watched the full series by now. (No need to have seen Aria the Avvenire here)

Okay, so you've finished Origination and wondering if it's worth your time watching these Picture Dramas. If you loved the series then definitely go ahead as it's more Aria!

For a fan, the must-watches of the picture drama series is Episode 1, 2, and 7 because we see more expanded about the characters from the main story. I recommend read more


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