Critic’s Log - Earthdate: August 19, 2013. Supplemental Review: Baka and Test - Summon The Beasts OVA
The first season of Baka and Test - Summon The Beasts was my 43rd Review. I really slacked off this time. I somehow overlooked that there was an OVA attached to Baka and Test and since the OVA is not that long. I took the time to go over the OVA of Baka and Test. Which I am about to do now.
Continuing where the first season left off, everyone in Class F is bemoaning the horrible equipment they have. However, There is a school festival going on, and if they make enough money... they'll be able to buy better school supplies, and as always Akihisa is ready to do anything that might help out Himeji. This is important though, because Himeji's father is worried about her placement in Class F and is thinking about transferring her to another school.
To be technical, this is a Silver Link production and the animation is ok for the most part. It’s nice looking for an OVA. That’s all I can say about the animation really.
The music is done by Nijine and the music is not something to write home about. It’s not a memorable soundtrack. I don’t know what else to say about the soundtrack.
When it comes to voice acting, the Japanese cast is decent enough for the show. I did comment that the English dub was not too special back when I reviewed the first season of Baka and Test. I could also say that the dub could have been better. Just go with what you prefer.
As far as characters go, Don’t expect character development in this portion of the show because this is an OVA after all. Character development gets a pass this time. But they are essentially the same as they were as Season 1 and the characters are decent I guess.
When it comes to story, well...the OVA’s only two episodes long and lasts an hour. There’s nothing much to say about the plot of this OVA. it’s ok I guess. Since this OVA is short, so will this review.
Baka and Test - Summon The Beasts OVA is available by Funimation.
With all that said, the OVA of Baka and Test is a short addition to the first season. The animation is ok, but the music and story aren’t something worth writing home about. It’s just a decent addition to Baka and Test.
I give the Baka and Test OVA a 6 out of 10, it is DECENT!
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