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I Shall Never Return (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Boku wa Konomama Kaeranai (Japanese)
Our Road of No Return
Нам нет пути назад (Russian)
ぼくはこのまま帰らない (Japanese)
Genres: drama, romance
Themes: shounen-ai, yaoi
Plot Summary: It is about Ken Amafuji who longs to tell his best friend Ritsurou Yoshinari, how he really feels. In the way of that admission is Ritsurou's girlfriend, Moeko. After dropping out of high school, Ken gets Ritsurou to live with him. The angst begins when Ken sleeps with Moeko to get to Ritsurou.
User Ratings: 166 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Excellent: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Very good: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Good: 29 votes (sub:27, edit.dub:1, dub:1)
 Decent: 36 votes (sub:32, dub:2, raw:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
 So-so: 33 votes (sub:31, dub:2)
 Not really good: 23 votes (sub:23)
 Weak: 16 votes (sub:15, dub:1)
 Bad: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Awful: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 357 users, rank: #2674 (of 9511)
Median rating: So-so
Arithmetic mean: 5.380 (So-so+), std. dev.: 2.0046, rank: #8445 (of 9639)
Weighted mean: 5.299 (So-so+), rank: #8569 (of 9639) (seen all: 5.31 / seen some: 4.01)
Bayesian estimate: 5.469 (So-so+), rank: #6953 (of 7236)
Running time: half hour
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 1994-06-21
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
"innocence" by Harukichi Yamamoto
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DVD (Region 1)
    I Shall Never Return (Sub.DVD) 2007-02-13

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Kazuya Ichijō as Ritsurou Yoshinari
Kōichi Tōchika as Ken Amafuji
Yuko Nagashima as Moeko Kobashi

Ai Maeda as Woman C
Kanako Okada as Woman D
Kaoru Morota as Woman B
Kazunari Tanaka as Kazuyoshi Iwasaki
Mariko Okada as Woman A
Miho Yoshida as Ken's Mother
Nobuo Tobita as Furukawa
Yūji Machi as Store Owner
Japanese companies
Animation Production: J.C. Staff
Backgrounds: White Map
Film Developing: Tokyo Laboratory
Finish Animation: Studio March
Production: Soft Garage
Recording Studio:
Studio Echo
Sound Effects: Anime Sound Production
English cast
English staff
Translation: Yuki Urakawa
English companies
Licensed by: Media Blasters

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