Yurumates
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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ゆるめいつ

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 24, 2009
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: 4-koma manga
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, ComedyComedy, SeinenSeinen
Duration: 37 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.421 (scored by 26012,601 users)
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Ranked: #62172
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Popularity: #5668
Members: 5,523
Favorites: 4

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Preliminary
Aug 15, 2009
Skadi (All reviews)
One of my weaknesses as an anime viewer is chibi style animation. There is something so awesomely adorable about it that will make me smile every time I see it. Combined with amusing slice of life storylines make Yurumates an extremely enjoyable viewing delight.

Yurumates features a series of mostly unrelated shorts that follow the tenants of a small apartment building in Tokyo. Since the building is a low rent and fairly rundown because the cast are poor students, most of the humor revolves around the life of a struggling student. This is likely to be a lot more funny for people who read more
Aug 14, 2009
chinaboat (All reviews)
A series of short vignettes, each basically an animated version of a 4-koma comic strip, I don't wonder if this isn't a collection of pieces that aired individually but were put together to form this single piece. The humor is very dry of the "Oh, I get it" variety, once again pointing to its print origins. It's been my experience that the drier humor becomes the harder it is to translate (even some British humor is beyond most Americans and vice verse and they, theoretically, speak the same language) and this seems to be what's happening here - to western tastes it's just not that read more
Aug 15, 2009
Credulous (All reviews)
Yurumates is an anime that looks like it was made by students of animated film or some form of art/design/web/computer science/thingy. This short 37 minute long OVA is a compilation of short snips that show us the lives of four young people who all suffer from ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Especially Kumi.

You have to believe me when I say that there's not much to say about this OVA. It's a slice of life comedy about these people and the things they do as a result of their ADHD. Half the OVA they complain/speak about how hot or cold it is and how they dislike read more