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Jan 27, 2016
Baby Steps 2nd Season (Anime) add
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Baby Steps oftentimes gets praised for being one of the most realistic sport anime out there. This point stems from the fact that all the moves MC pulls out are thought out and explained in a rather elaborate manner, and we see everyone, not just main character, struggle to get better match after match. Yet, everyone seems to forget that Eichiro - as talented and as gifted as he may be - has only been playing tennis for so long. If you wish to thread the line of realism, it's impossible for him to beat people who have been playing tennis their whole lives.

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Jan 10, 2016
Working!! (Anime) add
3 people found this review helpful
***SPOILERS AHEAD*** (hahahahhaha, spoilers in SoL, hahahha)

What do you call occurrence whereas every single one of your side characters is more interesting than your main girl? It's called having shit taste so kill her off and focus on more interesting stuff you wanker.
That about sums up my initial thoughts after finishing Working!!. And now, let's go in deep, because stating the obvious is never enough.

This anime is 100% episodic without any underlying plot whatsoever - unless you mean to tell me that their "attempts" to "cure" Inami's "illness" can be considered underlying plot - meaning that there is no story. Every episode read more
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Jan 9, 2016
Boku no Pico (Anime) add
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I think it was Kate Penis who once said "I watched Boku no Pico, and I liked it" in all her undying wisdom, cementing once and for all what anime needs to have in order to be called masterpiece. Enter, and I mean literally, Pico - every middle-aged pedo----gentleman's dream, as he can, even at the age of 12, get so much boners and empty so many balls that he puts every single porn star out there to shame.

As manly as you may think you are, you can never be man enough - not until you've bled your brains out through your dick, because read more
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Jan 5, 2016
Akagami no Shirayuki-hime (Anime) add
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Red hair - most commonly referred to as the hair color of the perfect girl, at least for me. It is indeed special, so special actually that, according to this anime, it warrants the attention of not only one, but two princes! You don't believe me? Yeah, I don't believe myself either. Or this anime while we're at it.

Akagami no Shirayuki-hime is an odd specimen of anime - mainly because it's rather average in both the story and characters, yet it still somehow captivates you. By all means, it's nothing special, but it still somehow etches itself in your mind and makes you think read more
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Jan 1, 2016
Nanatsu no Taizai (Anime) add
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Nanatsu no Taizai, Seven Deadly Sins in English, is a shounen anime that should have been seinen. It suffers greatly because of its aimed demographics, and brings about a lot of head scratches along the way. It's unfortunate mainly because its foundations are quite superb, only to be dwindled down by the constraints of its own "genre".

TL;DR - pros/cons

+ Amazing production values
+ Huge cast of diverse characters
+ Interesting main cast (for the most part)
+ Well set-up world
+ Diversity in powers gives space for huge opportunities
+ A whole lot of space to expand (other Kingdoms, worlds etc.)

- Very badly executed story
- Ending is read more
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Dec 27, 2015
Last Game (Manga) add
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***MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD***
(meh, it's shoujo, if you've read one, you've read them all so whatever)

This manga reminded me of my high school and college days. Actually, no, it didn't. Because if it did, I'd have killed myself long ago.

TL;DR - good/bad/the ugly

Good:
- Art is nice too look at, making it relatively easy read on the eyes
- It's not the worst thing ever
- 1 relatively good character

Bad:
- Drama (oh the "drama")
- Full of generic cliches (dense MC? check! arbitrary love rivals? check! supportive, cheerful friend? check! takes about 3881123 years for feelings to be realized? check! generic girl somehow makes 2 hot guys lose read more
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Dec 23, 2015
Owari no Seraph (Anime) add
8 people found this review helpful
~~~~~~Spoiler free~~~~~~~

I'm tired with this trend where more and more of anime/movies/TV shows antagonize humanity in a distasteful way, pushing us to think about our "humanity" and to sympathize with the human's enemies within said world. Very, VERY, few shows manage to do that, and it's as clear as day that OnS is nowhere near to being one of them. It bothers me, really, because making humans to be true monsters is so easy it's despicable just how many shows tend to fail at it. OnS falls straight into that category.

TL;DR - pros/cons

+ Decent animation during fight sequences
+ Relatively easy watch
+ A few read more
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Dec 20, 2015
Dog Days (Anime) add
2 people found this review helpful
Let me tell you a quick story of a man who was bored one lovely, chilly evening. He sat in front of the shining monitor as the dark of the night surrounded him, and thought to himself 'What should I watch now?'. To the dismay of his heart and mind, he hath stumbled upon the wonder of a simple name: Dog Days. And now, two days later, he whimpers in despair and cursing his past self for ever being bored.

TL;DR - pros/cons

+ Some great action scenes
+ Good sound effects
+ Not the worst thing ever
- Story
- Dialogue
- Characters
- Plotholes galore
- Ending

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Dec 14, 2015
Nodame Cantabile Finale (Anime) add
5 people found this review helpful
*SPOILER FREE*

If there's one thing I've learned throughout the viewing of Nodame, it's that everyone would hate me within the orchestra. But then again, most people hate me as I am, so it isn't really a surprise.

Contrary to my score, I loved the series. I binge watched it within 2 days, and didn't regret it one bit. Yet, unfortunately, I felt a massive drop in quality during the 3rd season that relates to three major problems: story, character(s) and ending. I gave first season 9 without flinching, and will probably re-watch it again soon, but when I compare the finale to the 1st season, read more
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Dec 10, 2015
Date A Live II (Anime) add
3 people found this review helpful
**THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SEASON 1, AND MINOR SPOILERS FROM SEASON 2**

*Disclaimer: The review contains heavy language and imagery; not written for pure-hearted.*

Have you ever been told to just "shut your brain off and enjoy it for what it is"? If you have been, then you must feel like you're probably missing out on something otherworldly, something you can't quite understand. Date A Live is, in short, a figurative abomination and requires aforementioned brain shutdown sequence to even get the slightest inkling of enjoyment. I entered searching for a quick time-killing fantasy action anime with some cute waifus & some harem, and I left read more
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