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OVA of Manga 'Kimi no Iru Machi' Announced

by dtshyk
Aug 19, 2011 12:00 AM | 79 Comments
According to Weekly Shonen Magazine, an OVA of manga Kimi no Iru Machi was announced to be released next Spring.

General Director: Yoshiura Yasuhiro
Director: Kobayashi Hiroshi (episode director of "Tiger & Bunny")
Scenario: Murakami Momoko (episode script of "Pretty Rhythm: Aurora Dream")
Character Design: Chayama Ryusuke ("Eve no Jikan")
General Animation Director: Takata Akira ("Natsume Yuujinchou San")
Production Studio: Tatsunoko Productions

The local government of Shobara city will be participate in the production of the OVA. The city is the birthplace of the manga author Seo Koji.

Source: Scan of WSM

Kimi no Iru Machi on MAL

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Before I even read this manga, I had a feeling I was gonna hate it cuz the characters were gonna piss me off and I'm pretty lax on my judgement of characters compare to most people. Low and behold, I was right.

May 22, 2012 11:50 PM by Bobjones


Mar 20, 2012 11:40 PM by squall69r

VioLink said:
WTF this shit gets a anime?!? There are plenty of other Romance manga's that have way better stories. FUCK YOU EBA

SoFarGone said:
orikas said:
Want to punch eba in the face kk
asuka ftw all the way shit bricks on haruto

Asuka sucks. Eba makes the story interesting.

Eba is what makes people not want to read the story. At least Asuka had sports going for her what does Eba have? Oh right being a bitch.

I completely agree with you. I follow the manga mainly out of habit and the unrealistic hope that he would actually end up with Asuka... Now I just want to see how it ends since I've followed it for so long.

The only character in this nice pile of shit I hate more than Yuzuki (Eba) would be her sister, and even then Rin's redeemed herself these last chapters while Yuzuki just continue to be a totall fucking bitch.

To make a full scale anime of this would/should be seriously insulting to anyone that actually has any intelligence and morals. Worst main pairing in anything I've ever read/watched.

Oct 25, 2011 2:05 PM by Justicar

I hope that if there's gonna be a TV series, it would be as good as the manga.

Oct 25, 2011 4:25 AM by ShiunYean

Kimi No Rage Machi?...bring it, my body is ready!

Sep 20, 2011 9:06 AM by Inarius

OVA? No fair! Wanted a TV series :S

Aug 24, 2011 11:55 PM by FireHeart

Are you guys out of your minds? You want a tv adaptation before it even finishes? Wtf is this derpy herpy shit you guys are talking about. Wait till the manga is finished, so we don't get some half assed ending. That said, I could care regardless. The rage this manga contains is not healthy for discussion.

Aug 24, 2011 11:50 AM by Kelun

Awesome News! Looks like ppl's predictions were spot on.
Now all we need is Hirano Aya-san to voice Eba! :P

Rage On!

Aug 24, 2011 3:51 AM by GravBow

I hope it's not as terrible as Suzuka's anime.

Aug 21, 2011 10:22 AM by Jigero

OMG, for real? Really?

I can't wait to see the drama, yes I mean the MAL drama :D

Aug 21, 2011 10:05 AM by Siva

Oh god, looks like I'll be suffering from RAEG! next Spring.

Why do I do this to myself?

Aug 20, 2011 12:41 PM by ChronosXIII

waalex11 said:
yeah thats damn true, because when it gets in the middle~ damn, I HATE that part...
glad he's dead tho... fuckin' ><

It's pretty interesting that despite the severe criticism the later half of the manga has been receiving, the manga sales have been not only consistent, but in some cases, even increased considerably:

30, *27,634 *64,218 Kimi no Iru Machi vol.4
22, *31,840 *71,373 Kimi no Iru Machi vol.10
15, *36,670 *78,400 Kimi no Iru Machi vol.14

It's really interesting to see that even though a lot of people claim that the story already "jumped the shark," sales data doesn't seem to reflect this.

mwp said:
I can see them doing a TV series, too, if this OVA proves to be popular.
We could get GE after that. Right, Japan?

It's pretty interesting that a great part of Western fandom considers GE and 'Kimi no Iru Machi' to be kind of "related" since it seems that you can't have a topic about 'Kimi no Iru Machi' without somebody mentioning GE and vice versa. But when it comes to sales, I always see 'Kimi no Iru Machi' to be in the top manga sales rating consistently, while I have never seen sales data for GE, ever. And I have never seen GE even appear in any list of manga bestsellers, unlike 'Kimi no Iru Machi' which makes me think that GE shouldn't even be considered in the same league as 'Kimi no Iru Machi' (even though both mangas are serialized in Weekly Shounen Magazine) so I seriously doubt that we'll ever get to see any kind of anime adaptation for GE. In fact, I still wonder how that manga can still get serialized in Weekly Shounen Magazine without being cancelled considering that the title is serialized alongside with serious bestsellers like Mahou Sensei Negima, Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei and Air Gear that rarely fail to be listed in the top manga sales ranking.

Aug 20, 2011 11:28 AM by NeoFireHawk

love to see the OVA, if its going to be like Natsume Yuuchinju animation i guess it will be good. But i don't know about the story they will use on the OVA. The manga was really good (in my opinion) at the early chapters.. not until the main character Mr. X jump from one girl Ms. Y to another girl Ms. Z to another Ms. B to another then went back to Ms. Y , but i still like it though www! xD

Aug 19, 2011 8:34 PM by T-K-x_

So does anyone wanna create an anime page so i can add to my list?

Aug 19, 2011 8:23 PM by Kryomatics

Nana to Kaoru and Oniichan no Koto failed big time and now this!?

This will fail sadly :(

Aug 19, 2011 8:07 PM by _laz_

i know whats going on....
like beelzebub...the ova comes out first...then an tv series will be announced!!!!!

i love kimi no iru machi guys

Aug 19, 2011 7:48 PM by hossein

I really want to see it, I like this manga.
I want to see the seiyuu list

Aug 19, 2011 6:32 PM by NijiiroSakana

What is this, where is my TV series....

Aug 19, 2011 4:08 PM by SeventhMist

OVA is just a teaser. We'll have our Kimi no Rage Machi TV series in due time.

Aug 19, 2011 3:11 PM by Prince-Leon

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