Paradise Kiss V01

Directed By: Osamu Kobayashi

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

Yukari, a beautiful high school student, is studying for her college entrance exam. Her entire life is based on the education formula, which means the most important objectives are to get good test scores and get into a good college. As a result, she has been stressed out by trying so hard to please her parents.

One day, she runs into some Yazawa School of Design students who are part of a group called "Paradise Kiss," and her life begins to change. They want Yukari to model their creations in the annual school fashion show! At first, she is hesitant about doing anything other than studying, but as Yukari is influenced by the unique members of Paradise Kiss, she begins to notice that there is more to life than schoolwork.


Studio Geneon Entertainment
SKU 203105663
UPC 013023292390
UPC 14 00013023292390
Format DVD
Release Date 12/19/2006
High School Experiences
Teenage Girls
Osamu Kobayashi
Cast & Crew
Ai Yazawa - Writer
Akiko Kawase - Voice Of
Derek Stephen Prince - Voice Of
Miho Saiki - Voice Of
Osamu Kobayashi - Writer
Osamu Kobayashi, et. al. - Director
Seiichi Morishita - Cinematographer
Shinichi Uehara - Art Director
Shinichiro Miki - Voice Of
Yoshiko Kimura - Editor
Yukihiro Ito, et. al. - Producer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2005
Catalog ID 12923
UPC 00013023292390
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 100 minutes
Color Color
Original Language Japanese
Available Subtitles English
Available Audio Tracks English Dubbed, Japanese
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  1.85:1
ReviewSource DVD Verdict
Review I've seen a lot of anime in my time, from the established classics (Akira, Cowboy Bebop, Evangelion) to the lowest trash imaginable (see my dossier for examples). But if there's one anime sub-genre I've stayed away from, it's shoujo, the soppy romantic dreck (with occasional detours into "magical girl" nonsense, such as the ever-popular Sailor Moon) aimed at Japanese schoolgirls...Paradise Kiss is shoujo, and its premise is a recipe for pain...As unpromising as it sounds on paper, Paradise Kiss is, in execution, a pleasant surprise...I'm not a teenage Japanese girl, so Paradise Kiss clearly isn't aimed at me. But I don't need to be in the target demographic to recognize that it's a cut above the average shoujo. Despite making concessions to its genre's conventions, it is unusually complex, mature, and daring.
Reviewer Geoffrey Miller
ReviewRating 8
DVD, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
Geoffrey Miller, DVD Verdict ...a cut above the average shoujo...unusually complex, mature, and daring.

More Buying Options

Seller Infomation Price & Shipping  
amitcj $26.05 + $2.23 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. (PARADISE KISS V01 (DVD) NLA)
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
Synergy Data Inc $55.14 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock

Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
M and N Media $79.22 + $3.20 shipping
Condition: Used-Like New
In Stock

Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
M and N Media $79.24 + $3.20 shipping
Condition: Used-Acceptable
In Stock

Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
M and N Media $80.46 + $3.20 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock

Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
$26.05 + $2.23 shipping
$29.98 You save $3.93 (13%)
Earn 27 ($0.27) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: DVD
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  amitcj
What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    12% Back on Videos with Promo Code BLACKFRIDAY at Checkout - Ends 11/29/15 *See page for details