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Original video animation

Index Original video animation

, abbreviated as and sometimes as OAV (original animated video), are Japanese animated films and series made specially for release in home video formats without prior showings on television or in theatres, though the first part of an OVA series may be broadcast for promotional purposes. [1]

47 relations: Anime, Anime News Network, Bandai, Bandai Visual, Bubblegum Crisis, Case Closed, Closure (psychology), Dallos, Direct-to-video, DVD, Earthian, Episode, Excel Saga, Fan service, Fight! Iczer One, Film, G4 (U.S. TV channel), Gaiden, Home video, Key the Metal Idol, Kissxsis, Kodansha, LaserDisc, Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Lion Books, List of Oh My Goddess! episodes, Love Hina, Mamoru Oshii, Manga, Masami Kurumada, Megazone 23, Nikkei Business Publications, Nobuhiro Watsuki, Oh My Goddess!, Original net animation, Osamu Tezuka, Project, Rurouni Kenshin, Saint Seiya, Sequel, Story arc, Tenchi Muyo!, The King of Braves GaoGaiGar Final, United States, VHS, Videocassette recorder, Wolf's Rain.

Anime

Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.

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Anime News Network

Anime News Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, video games, Japanese popular music and other related cultures within North America, Australia, South East Asia and Japan.

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Bandai

is a Japanese toy maker and a producer of a large number of plastic model kits as well as a former video game company.

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Bandai Visual

(Formerly known as AE Planing (August 1983–March 1989), Network Frontier (1984–1988) and Bandai Media (1988–October 1992), is a Japanese anime, film production and distribution enterprise, established by Bandai Company, Limited and a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings, Inc. Most of the anime and films that has been distributed and licensed by Bandai Visual has been released under the Emotion label. Since the reorganisation of Bandai Namco Holdings in 2006, Bandai Visual now heads the group's Visual and Music Content Strategic Business Unit. Its subsidiaries include the Emotion Music Company, Limited, (whose logos also include the Moai from Easter Island), and Lantis Company, Limited music publishing labels. Until 2012, it was involved in the production and distribution of several anime titles, including those it has directly produced itself and anime series produced by the anime studio Sunrise, an alternate anime studio subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings. In September 2017, Bandai Visual has acquired the anime studio Actas.

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Bubblegum Crisis

is a 1987 to 1991 cyberpunk original video animation (OVA) series produced by Youmex and animated by AIC and Artmic.

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Case Closed

Case Closed, also known as, is an ongoing Japanese detective manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama.

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Closure (psychology)

Closure or need for closure (NFC) (used interchangeably with need for cognitive closure (NFCC)) are psychological terms that describe an individual's desire for a firm answer to a question and an aversion toward ambiguity.

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Dallos

is a science fiction OVA series released in 1983.

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Direct-to-video

Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast.

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DVD

DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Earthian

is a shōnen-ai manga by Yun Kouga about angel watchers of earth which was made into a J.C.Staff-produced anime OVA.

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Episode

An episode is a coherent narrative unit within a larger dramatic work, such as a film or television series.

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Excel Saga

is a manga series written and illustrated by Kōshi Rikudō.

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Fan service

, fanservice, or,Example: A frame (numbered "25") from the English opening sequence of New Cutie Honey, in which character Danbei Hayami fires a Rocket Punch as main character Honey Kisaragi lies topless and prone in the background, is shown and captioned "" is material in a work of fiction or in a fictional series which is intentionally added to please the audience.

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Fight! Iczer One

, is a 1983 sci-fi horror and yuri manga published in Lemon People magazine.

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Film

A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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G4 (U.S. TV channel)

G4 (also known as G4tv) is a defunct American digital cable and satellite television channel that was owned by G4 Media, a joint venture between the NBCUniversal Cable division of NBCUniversal and Dish Network.

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Gaiden

is a Japanese-language word meaning "side story" or "tale", used to refer to an anecdote or supplementary biography of a person.

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Home video

Home video is pre-recorded video media that is either sold, rented or streamed for home entertainment.

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Key the Metal Idol

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Kissxsis

is a Japanese seinen manga written and illustrated by Bow Ditama.

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Kodansha

is a Japanese publishing company headquartered in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan.

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LaserDisc

LaserDisc (abbreviated as LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium, initially licensed, sold and marketed as MCA DiscoVision in the United States in 1978.

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Legend of the Galactic Heroes

, referred to as Heldensagen vom Kosmosinsel (incorrect German, translating to "heroic tales of the cosmic island") in the opening credits and sometimes abbreviated as, is a series of science fiction novels written by Yoshiki Tanaka.

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Lion Books

is a 1950s Japanese manga series by Osamu Tezuka.

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List of Oh My Goddess! episodes

Oh My Goddess!, the manga by Kōsuke Fujishima, has been adapted into five anime versions between 1993 and 2007, including an original video animation (OVA), The Adventures of Mini-Goddess, Ah! My Goddess, and its sequels, Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy and Ah! My Goddess: Fighting Wings.

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Love Hina

is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ken Akamatsu.

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Mamoru Oshii

is a Japanese filmmaker, television director and screenwriter.

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Manga

are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Masami Kurumada

is a Japanese manga artist and writer, known for specializing in fighting manga featuring bishōnen and magical boy.

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Megazone 23

is a four-part original video animation created by AIC, written by Hiroyuki Hoshiyama, and directed by Noboru Ishiguro, Ichiro Itano, Kenichi Yatagai and Shinji Aramaki.

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Nikkei Business Publications

, commonly known as, is a book and magazine publisher based in Tokyo, Japan.

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Nobuhiro Watsuki

is a Japanese manga artist.

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Oh My Goddess!

, or Ah! My Goddess! in some releases, is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Kōsuke Fujishima.

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Original net animation

An original net animation (ONA), known in Japan as, is an anime that is directly released onto the Internet.

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Osamu Tezuka

was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film producer.

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Project

Contemporary business and science treat as a project any undertaking, carried out individually or collaboratively and possibly involving research or design, that is carefully planned (usually by a project team) to achieve a particular aim.

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Rurouni Kenshin

,Note: The Japanese title literally means "Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman, a collection of Romantic Folk Tales." "Rurouni" is a neologism created from the verb "ru," meaning "to wander," and "ronin," meaning "masterless samurai." A rough translation of the title would be "Kenshin the Wandering Swordsman".

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Saint Seiya

, also known as Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac or simply Knights of the Zodiac, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masami Kurumada.

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Sequel

A sequel is a literature, film, theatre, television, music or video game that continues the story of, or expands upon, some earlier work.

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Story arc

A story arc (also narrative arc) is an extended or continuing storyline in episodic storytelling media such as television, comic books, comic strips, boardgames, video games, and films with each episode following a dramatic arc.

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Tenchi Muyo!

is a Japanese anime, light novel and manga franchise.

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The King of Braves GaoGaiGar Final

is a Japanese OVA anime series produced by Sunrise and Victor Entertainment.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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VHS

The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.

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Videocassette recorder

A videocassette recorder, VCR, or video recorder is an electromechanical device that records analog audio and analog video from broadcast television or other source on a removable, magnetic tape videocassette, and can play back the recording.

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Wolf's Rain

is an anime series created by writer Keiko Nobumoto and produced by Bones.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Original_video_animation

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