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Jan 5, 2014
Clannad (Anime) add
9 of 27 people found this review helpful
 
I love watching/reading sweet but dramatic love stories involving high school kids. So, when people keep throwing the same name, over and over again, into my face, telling me 'it will change my perspective on life', I have to watch it - it's stronger than me. And I did watch it. And it did change my perspective - so, technically, they weren't lying.

The major fault in Clannad is that it's ... Clannad. It's a laughable comedy, at best, but not even close to some of the actual comedies. Clannad is a story about, I guess, growing up and beating the life ... kind of. read more
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Dec 23, 2013
Chihayafuru (Anime) add
2 of 6 people found this review helpful
 
Whenever I'd enter anime which mentions things as "rivals", I'd always enter it with caution. Japanese can go a little bit overboard with its concept, and I kind of shrug upon their idea of what the rival is - actually, to be honest, I shrug upon the idea of rival itself.

That being said, I started watching Chihayafuru solely because of its endless good reviews. I had to reach third/fourth page before I found a review that scored it below 9, and that kind of says something. Unfortunately, I did not see the massive appeal as other reviewers did.

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13 of 30 people found this review helpful
 
Danganronpa - KNGTZNK - The Animation (I KNOW!) is a weird anime. Not because he it pinkish blood, or it feels as if you're flying with Enterprise within the distance of a small country or anything alike - it's just weird.

To put it off my chest, I loved first 4-5 episodes. They really hit the point with me since I love the detective stories. They were well executed, they actually had SOLID pacing (I KNOW!) and weren't as ... well, as bad as the rest of them. As for the rest of them, they suck - flat out suck.

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Nov 7, 2013
Watashi ni xx Shinasai! (Manga) add
1 of 3 people found this review helpful
 
NOTE: I'm writing this at 11 PM after a really hard day, so please do forgive me for possible mistakes.


Watashi ni xx Shinasai! (Watashi in further text) starts of as an intriguing idea which a lot of ways to develop itself. Unfortunately, it takes almost all the wrong paths. In a sense, the story goes around in circles and, whenever you think there'd be some major development, BAM, something new happens and you're left hanging.
The story is about Yukino, a cellphone novel writer for whose glare the tales have been written. After she overhears some comments about her novel lacking true love, she read more
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1 of 3 people found this review helpful
 
To be quite honest, when I first came across Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge (YNSH in following text), I never had a slightest intention of viewing it. It may be that I don't have a thing for reverse harem stories, but, nevertheless, I didn't really think about it.

Still, while reading some recommendations, people said they had a blast of laughter throughout with a dash of romance so I decided to pick it up. I kind of regret it, but, at the same time, I kind of am not.

To be honest, story is tragically bad, at least in my opinion. It never actually moves anywhere until read more
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Jul 21, 2013
Mawaru Penguindrum (Anime) add
4 of 9 people found this review helpful
 
Fate. Are we bound by it? Do we have a single saying in the choices we make? Is our life already written on a sheet of paper and we are simply its followers? Can we escape from it?

Mawaru Penguindrum is a lot of things, but first and foremost it's an unique anime, unraveled in its sense of storytelling. Not to say it's masterful by any means, but it is rather refreshing and, indeed, at times quite good. It's a story that takes its time to be told and requires attention from viewers. All in all, it is not that complex; it rather has a lot read more
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Jul 9, 2013
Lovely★Complex (Anime) add
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
 
Lovely Complex always kept popping up whenever I'd search for a relaxing romance anime. For some reason, though, I kept prolonging its viewing but, after watching it, I don't know why, to be honest. I guess, at time, I had some better priorities.

The first thing I want to talk about is art - for me, it took at least 3 to 4 episodes to get used to it, to be honest. I'm not sure whether that'll be the case for you, but I just wanted to spill it out. As other reviewers stated, it has the vibe of Bokura Ga Ita but only when read more
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May 15, 2013
Zetsuen no Tempest (Anime) add
20 of 38 people found this review helpful
 
I wouldn't put it past the second round of pleasure, but Zetsuen no Tempest (ZnT later on) is an anime that's overburdened with its black and white sides. It's not your so typical shounen, but, in the end, it is. It borrows themes from some great works like Hamlet and The Tempest and it isn't shy in quoting the named works. Still, for a shounen it tries to be a bit too heavy and to deliver more than can be delivered.

Logic. It's the word you'll probably hear the most besides the names in the entire anime. Everything resolves around logic, and logic of the read more
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May 6, 2013
Chrome Shelled Regios (Anime) add
5 of 11 people found this review helpful
 
In a search for a good action anime, Chrome Shelled Regios (CSR in remaining review) popped up out of nowhere. The synopsis gave out a solid indication about the series so I decided to go for it. I’m somewhat glad to have encountered CSR this early in my anime viewing experience because I was able to appreciate it more despite all of its flaws.

STORY: 6

There’s only one thing you truly need to know about the story: it has no direction and it’s confusing on occasions. By “it has no direction” I mean that it’s basically a “monster of the week” with the addition of a read more
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Apr 10, 2013
Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan (Anime) add
11 of 18 people found this review helpful
 
Okay ... so ... khm. Trying to write a review for this is like trying to make a soap out of dirt. No, I mean it. This anime is simply hit or fail - whether it's about the taste or about the time you're watching it (meaning your "emotional/mind state".

Story? Ain't nobody got imagination for that.
There's basically no story. Well ... there is ... sort of. Angel comes from a future to kill a guy since he invented a perfect lolicon world in the future where all women stop aging at the age of 12. She can't kill him so she spends her entire read more
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