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Jul 1, 2014
Shinsekai yori (Anime) add
12 of 23 people found this review helpful
 
I watched Shinsekai Yori long, long ago. The reason I never really reviewed it is from the fear of being too biased towards the show since I instantly graded it 10 and labeled it my all-time favorite anime. You must be asking: "But --- but, it's still graded 10 and still your all-time favorite anime! What's up with that?" - now that I've re-watched the show, knowing the ending and all of the twists basically, I was able to catch a few to several inconsistencies in story, world, art, characters etc. - but did it really take away anything from the show? Not really.

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Jun 9, 2014
Black Bullet (Anime) add
10 of 35 people found this review helpful
 
Oh, another monster of the week show ... oh, sorry, Loli of the week. My bad.

The very first true sentence in the show goes "If you don't want to die Rintarou, survive." Now, here already, I knew this was going to be one hell of a ride.

Black Bullet bears a whole lot resemblance to "Shingeki no Kyojin", a whole lot more popular counterpart. First and foremost, the main characters are practically identical, both having suffered a terrible tragedy of losing parents, and having one female sidekick by their side, all the time. The reason why this doesn't work as well in Black Bullet read more
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May 10, 2014
Love Lab (Anime) add
16 of 22 people found this review helpful
 
Well ... that was a freaking surprise. If someone told me, based on that synopsis, that Love Lab is a hilarious and heartwarming journey all through, I'd have him jump off a cliff into my love lab of death. Glad no one did. Regrets would be far too many.

So, where do I even begin? It's quite hard seeing as I'm still kind of thinking about the anime. I'll just begin by saying this: do not let title or the synopsis drive you off. If you think that this anime is filled with cute girls (it kind of is) doing cutesy things (it kind of is) read more
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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 7 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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14 of 32 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 10 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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