Posted by psgels on 30 August 2010 with categories: OVA Impressions



Okay, so I’ve been a bit lazy for the past days so I’ve got a pretty big movie and OVA backlog right now. First up is a 10-minute OVA that I’m really really late with, Yondemasu, Azazel-san. Do give it a chance though if you’re looking for something funny. The episode is only 10 minutes long, but quite funny.

It’s an OVA that pokes fun at demon summoning. It’s a practice that’s usually very serious business, and you can see that this OVA has the time of its life making this look as ridiculous as possible. And it does so with an actual sense of humor. While turning fierce demons into cute animals is nothing new, this show does it with a number of awesome jokes, especially when the deadpan Moloch appears halfway through. The comedic timing and delivery is just awesome here.

Still, this remains an OVA that was shipped with manga volumes, so don’t expect any background or explanation behind everything. In fact, some of the things said at the beginning of the episode are only explained at the end of it. Nevertheless, if you want something short to laugh at, this does the job.
OVA Episode Rating: 8,25/10

3 Responses

  1. Scorcher says:

    That was awesome!!!
    Specially the imagined scenes…lawl

  2. Loz says:

    Just watched it. That was very amusing! Bit harsh making moloch each a beef curry lol.

  3. tanukichan says:

    Just watched it today. I’m hooked! Very cute and amusing OVA. Now I’m looking forward to the TV series all the more. :)

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  • Emma
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 02:16 AM)
    One of my favorite really old movies might be M by Fritz Lang.
  • ninjarealist
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 02:13 AM)
    @K-Off That comment is just begging for a John Wayne vs Clint Eastwood debate. Exhibit A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKJAhXSaYtU
  • k-off
    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 02:13 AM)
    @Emma The Searchers or the Grapes of Wrath, they’re his most famous movies. Afterwards, you could try Stagecoach, it’s from 1939 and is one of the most iconic films from the early 20th century.
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    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 02:08 AM)
    @K-off: Now heres the thing, where do I start with Ford’s films? Which are the best ones to watch?
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    Normally that wouldn’t be so strange, but Wayne was the epitome of the forceful military character (even though he never even fucking went to the Army) and Ford fought in WW2.
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    (Thursday, Oct 2. 2014 01:55 AM)
    I love comparing the two, because Wayne was a conservative while Ford was a progressive. Yet they lived and filmed in the same era.
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    Some would probably call love hina and ai yori aoshi but I never really enjoyed much of either, the prior even back in the day when manga first caught on in the west.
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    @Emma Good. John Ford, along with John Wayne, is one of the most influential figures of cinema in the last century.
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    @Emma I don’t even debate with people who hated Nozoki Ana. It’s too flawed for me to really feel that it deserves a counter-argument. I loved it though, personally.
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