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Anime / Sylvanian Families

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Commence the massive HHHHHHHNNNGGGGGGGGG

"What's wrong, everyone? Why do you look so angry?"
Rebecca Periwinkle

A 3-episode 3DCGI Original Video Animation in 2007 based on the Franchise of the same name, Sylvanian Families is what you get when you combine Slice of Life stories with Talking Animal and a diabetes-sized helping of sugar. Basically made in a different concept than the Western Animation counterpart but also made (at least in part) to cash in with the franchise it's based on, each of the stories were done accurately to the series's original concept, with a little deep surreal moments and regarding magic in between. The plot of the series varies from silly to being serious. This is the first anime to be based on the franchise (despite its Japanese origins) although the 1987 DiC TV series had been made with Japanese staff.

The series is animated by Dyna Method and directed by Akira Takamura of Kirby of the Stars and (believe it or not) Neon Genesis Evangelion, written by Hiroko Okada, produced by both Koji Kawaguchi of Doki Doki Pretty Cure and Yumiko Murai and songs composed by Koichiro Kameyama. All three episodes were released in the same date of June 20, 2007.

Each episodes as follows:

Heart Pounding Mischief Magic

The first OVA episode. It focuses on Rebecca and her friends trying to do a revenge prank on Buster, a fox whose magic causes trouble to the other Sylvanian friends. Thought he fell for it, he soon helps everyone to amend his mistakes.

The Longingly Princess

The second OVA episode. This one involves Saffron's disagreement with her father's inventions driving her nuts. And also being a princess for the school's annual school play, in which she had problems. But she had a little help.

The Gift of the Shooting Star

The third and final OVA episode. It involves Rebecca and her friends finding the fragments of the Silvery Comet which landed on Acorn Mountain. Thought hilarity ensures that this is more of an expedition.

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