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Synonyms: To-LOVE-Ru OVA, Trouble OVA, To Love You OVA
Japanese: To LOVEる -とらぶる-
German: To Love Ru - OVA
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2009 to Apr 2, 2010
Producers: Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Xebec
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi, EcchiEcchi
Themes: HaremHarem, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.251 (scored by 101074101,074 users)
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Ranked: #29332
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Popularity: #1328
Members: 176,874
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Episode 01: Rito becomes a Woman
Lala invents a gizmo to make her bust bigger. However, this invention of hers accidentally turns Rito into a woman.

Episode 02: Rito and Mikan
Feeling lonely because Rito is always spending time with Lala, Mikan storms out of the house. While Rito and Lala are out looking for her a few flashbacks from the past, showing Rito and Mikan as kids, are shown.

Episode 03: Welcome to the Southern Resort!!
Haruna wins an island resort trip for ten females. Rito gets turned into a dog by one of Lala's inventions and somehow ends up on the island as well.

Episode 04: Trouble Quest
Rito and the girls become trapped inside an RPG game where the objective is to save Lala and defeat the evil witch Kyouko.

Episode 05: Nana and Momo
Lala's sisters cause mischief for Rito and his harem at a cherry blossom viewing.

Episode 06: Draft, Metamorphose, Hand & Tail
Yami and Yui confront with a senior, causing Yui to lose her panties.

Mikan finds Peke taking snapshots of new clothing while shopping. Suddenly, a stranger steals her bag.

As Rito tries to explore Lala's cleaned-up bedroom, he accidentally activates one of Lala's invention, fusing his hand to Lala's tail.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Ooyoshi, Makoto
Murakami, Takashi
Assistant Producer


Opening Theme

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"Yattekoi! Daisuki" by Haruka Tomatsu and Sayuri Yahagi

Ending Theme

1: "Apple Panic!? (あっぷる・ぱにっく!?)" by Haruka Tomatsu and Sayuri Yahagi (eps 1,2, 4, 5 & 6)
2: "Lucky tune (ラッキーチューン)" by Anna (eps 3)


Jul 17, 2010
To Love-Ru OVAs are just a whole lot better than the TV-series. At least from an ecchi enthusiast's point of view. Why so? I'm here to tell you.

First of all, there are many good insider jokes, since it is supposed, that you already know the characters and the main plot lines. Such humor wasn't quite yet awailable until the very latest of the TV episodes, as the characters were still pretty much unknown to the audience. So, even when the plot still contains random outcomes (always leading to ecchi scenes, though) for various random reasons, the scenario gained many new and fun details.

Secondly, the characters ...
Apr 16, 2010
Story: In terms of the material chosen for the episodes. I thought they picked pretty good chapters to animate. Ones that fans would appreciate watching. No episodes entirely of filler (For the most part) not based on the Manga like the actual series. Just going to give some quick (Except 3 and 6) thoughts on each episode.

Episode 1: This is where Rito turns into a girl, chapter 100. A good place to start. I didn't have a problem with the episode, it was a pretty good adaptation of the chapters.

Episode 2: Mikan feels a bit neglected because Rito spends a lot of time with Lala. ...
Sep 12, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Before you click Unhelpful because of the low score read the review and judge based on helpfulness. It's not Agree/Disagree it's Helpful/Unhelpful.

I watched this after the TV Series To LOVE-Ru. The first thing I noticed was the increase in ecchi scenes. If you enjoy ecchi, than you will be quite happy with this OVA. Also the source I watched included a lot less censorship which again should be a positive for anyone who loves ecchi.

The characters are similar to the series and continue to be entertaining. The characters in my opinion are one of the best features of the ...

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