As the school term draws to a close, Koutarou Makimura vows to confess his love to Kaho Serizawa, the most beautiful girl in school. However, on the way home, he accidentally fondles a time traveler named Ligene, causing her to strike him recklessly over the head with an hourglass. When Koutarou wakes up, he discovers that summer has been and gone and that Kaho has tragically died. Now, with Ligene's help, he must leap through time and change the events of summer in order to save Kaho from her fate.
As the synopsis suggests, Natsuiro is a clever mix of romance and sci fi, reminding me quite a bit of an episode of Quantum Leap. Please keep in mind that this isn't just another generic dating-sim transition OVA filled with nothing but romance, because it's not. The sci fi aspects definitely were the most interesting to me, with the romance being second (but also very effective for once). ... read more
Worth doing some digging I came upon Natsuiro no Sunadokei as a suggested search on the website for several series of which I had interest, primarily Air. And I was quite pleasantly surprised by this 2 episode OVA. I should say first of all, this was an absolute nightmare to find an online stream but once I finally did... this OVA did not disappoint. I'm gonna draw a few parallels here... read more