Elfen Lied: In the Passing Rain

DVD Special (1 ep x 25 min)
3.857 of 5 from 16,196 votes
Rank #1,162

Poor Nana just is not able to adapt to her new life after being invited to stay in Kouta and Yuka's home. Especially when Lucy, the evil killer she's living with and despises, is turning out to be an incredibly sweet, clueless person named Nyuu who just wants to make others happy. Regardless, Nana is determined not to be shown up by the likes of her and will pull no stops at proving she can be useful too. Whether it be cleaning the floor, scrubbing the windows or even going on walks with the girl she hates the most, Nana is set on fitting into her new household. But through her efforts is she starting to grow close to Nyuu, despite the way she feels about Nyuu's other personality?

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FreddyCrab's avatar by FreddyCrab on Dec 19, 2011
Score 8.5/10

Story: Usually when I write reviews for OVAs I use this time to just rant about how the story is pointless and is nothing but 20 minutes of fan-service, but this particular OVA was just as good as the actual series of Elfen Lied, if not better. Set in the middle of the Elfen Lied TV series, this OVA depicts Nana's daily life in Kouta's house as she learns to deal with living in a typical(ish) Japanese... read more

mahius's avatar by mahius on Oct 20, 2014
Score 7.5/10

The first half of this OVA seems like an alternate reality extra, but in truth the events of this OVA occur between episode 10 and 11, so try and watch it between them if you can. The first half of this OVA while not terrible, felt kind of pointless. But the latter half really shines through and provides some much needed backstory with some flashback. And that latter half is what makes this worth watching. I... read more

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