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It’s another episode of the Anime OVA series! On this week’s edition, I take a look at two OVAs that I enjoyed recently, namely Kyō Kara Ore Wa!! (From Today I’ll) (1992) & Lodoss-tou Senki (Record of Lodoss War) (1990). These OVAs are quite different from one another – yet they both taught me a lot of things about comedy, direction, storytelling and more.

THIS EPISODE CONTAINS LIGHT SPOILERS FOR Kyō Kara Ore Wa!! & Lodoss-tou Senki:

Creatives Mentioned In This Episode: Takeshi Mori, Masami Anno, Akinori Nagaoka, Rintarou, Yutaka Izubuchi, Hiroyuki Okiura, Toshiyuki Inoue, Nobuteru Yuuki, Hirotsugu Kawasaki, Morio Asaka

(Main) Anime Mentioned In This Episode: Kyō Kara Ore Wa!! & Lodoss-tou Senki

Timestamps (Audio Version):

0:00 – Intro

1:17 – Introducing Kyō Kara Ore Wa!!

5:58 – The Akeshisa Arc

6:57 – Thinking About Comedy

10:08 – Introducing Record of Lodoss War

12:24 – The Lodoss War Team

13:44 – Character Designs

14:53 – Thinking About ‘Atmosphere’

15:15– The Hirotsugu Iwasaki Episode

17:35 – The Pillar Shot

19:15 – What Can We Learn From These OVAs?

23:45 – Outro & Music Credits

Music In This Episode:

Synth Wave by Alex by Alex McCulloch

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