''Radio City Fantasy'' (街角のメルヘン) is one of the first [=OVAs=], scripted by [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Takeshi Shuto]] at 18 years old.

In the 1984 OVA, a young artist named Hiroshi falls in love with his muse, a moody pale-skinned girl with something he sees as special. Phantasmagorial surrealist segues ensue. This avant-garde anime is known as "Machikado No Meruhen" or "Street Corner Fairytales" in Japan, and is named so in hopes of people confusing it with the 1962 Creator/OsamuTezuka short film "Aru Machikado no Monogatari".

It should be noted that Creator/YoshitakaAmano designed the characters in one of his earliest gigs.

!!Tropes related to the film:

* AttemptedRape
* CrashIntoHello
* DerangedAnimation
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Hiroshi's muse is strikingly pale with black hair.
* GenreBusting: A surrealist avant garde romantic comedy? Sure.
* GratuitousEnglish
* GratuitousFrench: Combined with English for a pretentious yet nonsensical introduction.
* JukeboxMusical: 17 different songs from the same J-POP artist scores the movie.
* MindScrew
* PerkyGoth: Hiroshi's muse
* SmokingIsGlamorous
* TitleDrop: Both titles; one in conversation, one written on graffiti in the background.