Yami no Purple Eye
Purple Eyes in the Dark
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English: Purple Eyes in the Dark
Japanese: 闇のパープル・アイ


Type: Music
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1987
Producers: Youmex
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: PsychologicalPsychological, SupernaturalSupernatural, MusicMusic, HorrorHorror, MysteryMystery, ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 31 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 4.781 (scored by 456456 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #102242
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #9585
Members: 1,197
Favorites: 1
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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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Jun 4, 2019
Nicholaevich (All reviews)
Cipher’s older, weirder sister.

Purple Eyes in the Dark is a weird and confusing mess. It’s basically a 25 minute trailer for the manga that only makes you want to read the manga so you can understand the trailer. The only exposition comes in the form of gibberish lyrics. Even when they’re in English, it still sounds like a foreign language. And I swear somebody said “No more kitty litter for you” as if it implied kitty litter was a snack. Why.

I assume Purple Eyes is about a girl who can transform into a leopard. What she does as a read more
Apr 16, 2017
Asztal (All reviews)
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 read more

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