When Ryou confesses her feelings to Tomoya he is initially reluctant to accept them, though upon further thought he decides to date her in order get to know her more. As the pair spends more time together Ryou is on cloud nine, but when rumors start to circulate about Tomoya and Kyou, the young girl’s bliss is short-lived. With Kyou repressing her feelings for the delinquent teen and sacrificing her own happiness in favor of her twin sister’s, Tomoya finds himself at the center of a complicated love triangle; but which girl has won his heart?
Just to begin, full disclosure, Kyou is my favorite of the Clannad heroines. I am currently playing through the Clannad VN, and completed Kyou/Ryou's paths just today. I love the story being told here, it really feels like a microcosm of everything that Clannad is about, from the crucial importance of family to the heady emotions surrounding all the involved characters. I do heartily... read more
This review does NOT contain storyline spoilers of any kind. Due to the fact that Clannad was a visual novel at heart, these "alternate world" OVAs came out. I was kinda divided. I played the VN after I watched the anime and I feel that both Kyou and Tomoyo deserve more. But then, I watched the OVA again and I've finally settled down to a conclusion: they're good. They managed to compress a... read more
|Clannad Movie||Movie||2007||Alternate Universe|
|Clannad After Story||TV||2008||Alternate Universe|
|Clannad: Another World, Tomoyo Chapter||DVD Special||2008||TBD|
|Clannad: 4-Koma Manga Theater||2004||TBD|
|Tomoyo After - Dear Shining Memories||2007||TBD|