Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou: Quiet Country Cafe

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: YKK: Quiet Country Cafe, Yokohama Shopping Journal: Quiet Country Cafe
Japanese: ヨコハマ買い出し紀行 Quiet Country Cafe


Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 18, 2002 to Mar 5, 2003
Producers: SME Visual Works
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Ajia-do
Source: Manga
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Theme: IyashikeiIyashikei
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 32 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.131 (scored by 96669,666 users)
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Ranked: #36122
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Popularity: #4820
Members: 21,334
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Synopsis

In the twilight of the human age, mankind continues to persevere, resisting the lull of nature's reclamation. For Alpha Hatsuseno and her café, things have not changed. The familiar sights and scenery instill a comforting solace—a sentiment cherished by Alpha. One day, however, a radio weather report forecasts an approaching typhoon that threatens to undermine the enduring peace.

After taking refuge at Ojisan's gas station and returning to the café, Alpha is devastated to see that her beloved shop had been ravaged by the storm. Determined to restore it back to its former glory, she resolves to find other jobs as a way to fund the repairs. The journey into the unknown is an opportunity to explore what remains of civilization, and Alpha seizes this chance to expand her view of the outside world.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou: Quiet Country Cafe adapts parts of volumes seven through nine of the Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou manga.

Characters & Voice Actors

Hatsuseno, Alpha

Main
Shiina, Hekiru
Japanese

Takatsu, Kokone

Supporting
Nakagawa, Akiko
Japanese

Misago

Supporting

Ojisan

Supporting
Iizuka, Shouzou
Japanese

Takahiro

Supporting
Toyonaga, Toshiyuki
Japanese

Matsuki

Supporting
Nagasawa, Miki
Japanese

Nai

Supporting
Naitou, Ryou
Japanese

Staff

Okamura, Masahiro
Producer
Mochizuki, Tomomi
Director, Storyboard, Screenplay
Iwasaki, Taku
Theme Song Composition, Music
Shiina, Hekiru
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

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"Cafe Alpha - Main Theme" by Choro Club
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Ending Theme

"Fuwa Fura" by Shiina Hekiru




Reviews

Oct 22, 2008
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou: Quiet Country Cafe (or just Quiet Country Cafe) is a sequel to Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou and an OVA adaptation of the manga of the same name. Having been made four years later, in 2002, and by a different studio (SME Animation Works, which would later become Aniplex), there are quite a few noticeable differences between the two OVAs as well as from the original manga source material.

Story: 9 (Great)

The story doesn't necessarily pick up from the previous OVA, and can stand alone on its own without having watched the other OVA before hand.

Alpha Hatusueno is a very human-like robot in the form ...
Aug 14, 2016
Mixed Feelings
Skip these, definitely watch the first OVA set.

The second set of YKK OVAs is significantly not as good as the first. Main reason: the dystopian elements of the world were absent. Here's this beautiful, water-covered world, and they mostly only show parts that may as well be current-day Japan. The art is just bog-standard and sub-par. There's nothing you haven't seen 100 times before and drawn better elsewhere.

Also, there's the lingering ass shots. They even introduce Misago in the second half of the second of two OVAs, just so the show can have some boobs. She has no lines, interacts with no-one, and the only ...
Jul 2, 2018
One of the things that makes Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou a beautiful piece of work is how Hitoshi Ashinano meticulously draws the minimalistic lines that visualize a post-apocalyptic world slowly coming to a silent state of peace. Despite how effortless it may look with the natural flow of curvy lines his pen traces, you could very well see the thought put into every bit of detail within a single panel or illustration. The second OVA, Quiet Country Cafe, may not have consideration of how important these factors are into exhibiting the transient effect of the manga, and the end result is something that falls below average ...

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