Kimagure Orange Road: Summers Beginning (

By:Darrel Dawson
Review Date: Saturday, November 23, 2002
Release Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2001

The Review!
Every sounded really good I couldn't detect any problems.

Everything looks really good I didn't see any problems.The Bosnia seen at the beginning has problems but from whats been said it's suppose to look like that.

Standard nothing special

The cover has Madoka wearing the red hat which started everything.I like the cover the and lettering is pretty good.

None unless you count the adv trailers.

Some people say you can watch this movie without having seen the series.Sure you could watch it but it won't have the same affect on you and you're really not going to understand the feelings between the characters.This is a great movie and it feature another time slip for Kyosuke.This really gives conclusion to the series.The first movie which is released here by Animeigo does give conclusion, but I think this even makes it ok it's complete.So the series doesn't need another movie.Sure us KOR fans would love more but it concludes to where it isn't needed.
I found this movie really great to watch after you watch the first.So you might want to do this.This movie also makes it restore the friendship that once was between Hikaru,Madoka and Kyosuke.

This movie does a great job with finally concluding the series.It's a great ending however if I was Kyosuke I would've taken Hikaru instead.

I would say watch the series and the first movie before watching this I don't see how this movie could really affect you unless you did. Otherwise really great stuff.Highly recommended.

Review Equipment
JVC XV 523 dvd player and 32" Mitsubishi TV

Mania Grade: A=
Audio Rating: A-
Video Rating: A-
Packaging Rating: B+
Menus Rating: C
Extras Rating: N/A
Age Rating: 16 & Up
Region: 1 - North America
Released By: ADV Films
MSRP: 29.99
Running time: 100
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Disc Resolution: 480i/p (mixed/unknown)
Disc Encoding: MPEG-2
Series: Kimagure Orange Road