Final Thoughts – There She Is!! (ONA)

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There She Is!! is a five episode Korean flash that I watched about two years ago. Since I was feeling a bit nostalgic and the show is pretty short, I decided to see how well it’s held up. As it turns out, it proved to be as sweet and fun to watch as it was the first time.

The story follows the relationship between a female rabbit, Doki, and a male cat, Nabi, who she falls in love with at first sight. Though Nabi who initially tries to avoid and resist Doki’s extravagant shows of love, he eventually gives in and goes on a date with her, discovering that he, too, had fallen just a bit for the cheerful rabbit. This is all fine and dandy, but what really makes these shorts pop are the societal reactions to their relationship and how Nabi deals with them. In their society of rabbits and cats, Nabi and Doki’s intermingling is severely frowned upon as the majority views such a relationship as socially unacceptable. The last two episodes deal almost exclusively with the growing number of problems that pop up for the two as they try to be a regular couple in a society that sees them as abnormal and wrong.

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