Yami no Purple Eye

Purple Eyes in the Dark

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Japanese: 闇のパープル・アイ
English: Purple Eyes in the Dark
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Type: Music
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1987
Producers: Youmex
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: HorrorHorror, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: MusicMusic, PsychologicalPsychological
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 31 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 4.591 (scored by 967967 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: N/A2
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #10588
Members: 2,444
Favorites: 3


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Based on a shoujo manga written and illustrated by Shinohara Chie serialised in Shoujo Comic.

The original story follows the struggles of a teenage girl after she finds herself turning into a lycanthropy-leopard and having to battle her newly found predatory instincts.

In 1987 an animated music video of 30 minutes length was made based on the award winning manga.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nishikubo, Mizuho
Shinohara, Chie
Original Creator
Nitta, Ichirou
Waki, Takeshi
Art Director


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Feb 22, 2021
If you can watch this with an open mind and appreciate it for it's artistic and experimental approach, you can enjoy this 30 minute OVA.

Not much of it is animated, but it does have some very beautiful drawings while sometimes using some effects on them. When it does animate it's very pretty, such as the ocean scene, hair blowing in the wind scene, and also where the woman turns into a panther.

The music was actually pretty good in this OVA. I think half the songs I really enjoyed. During the last 8 minutes it really picks up and shows a struggle between humans and the ...
Apr 16, 2017
Well uh.. That is a thing. That was sold in stores. For real cash.

To clear a few things up, I actually found this MV (I guess) pretty relaxing and entertaining, so with that, why a 3? The biggest reason is because it was sold for real life money. You could purchase a 30 minute Manga Music Video in 1988 on VHS. At the time, sure It might have had some material value, but since free and common video sharing websites exist now (and since the Internet became a thing), it's value became basically zero for the normal consumer. Only collectors would find any value ...
Sep 13, 2022
This is a promotional music video for a manga, and it's about a girl who turns into a leopard or something (if she dates anyone, is this bestiality?). Dunno anything about that, but we do see a few panels from the manga scattered throughout. I actually stumbled upon this because I enjoyed other efforts from the director Mizuho Nishikubo, who was a good choice for a music video, as he also worked on Radio City Fantasy, which had a lot of music videos sprinkled throughout the story. However, this is a cheap effort compared to most promotional OVAs, and there isn't much here to work ...

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