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Dec 8, 2011
Sora no Otoshimono (Anime) add
7 of 15 people found this review helpful
 
This anime follows the manga very closely.

Sora no Otoshimono is a romantic comedy, also known as a romcom. Of it's genre, it stands out from the crowd in that the jokes are actually funny and the ecchi isn't over the top, yet it still falls prey to flat characters and a storyline which lacks a bit.

Ecchi is like the topping on a hot dog, it's not the main attraction but it certainly adds flavor. While some series sacrifice all else for ecchi, Sora no Otoshimono moderates itself (just a little bit). It's not a (huge) distraction, which is good.

The characters are pretty flat. The read more
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Dec 3, 2011
Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin (Anime) add
6 of 22 people found this review helpful
 
Let's start off with the basics.
Art's on the cover, music's pretty mediocre, protagonists are slightly developed while everyone else is really shallow (but still hilarious).

NOW ABOUT THE STORY
The ending to an anime is usually either good or bad. This particular series is more of an in between, only because the ending didn't give enough of an ending. It's too subtle. The loose ends that should have been tied up nearly choked me to death. I was very confused and bothered. Time traveling in anime does that.

You could easily cut out the middle episodes, middle meaning 3 to 11. While there was some character development between read more
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Nov 21, 2011
Guilty Crown (Anime) add
11 of 44 people found this review helpful
 
Yes, it is code geass clone.

The show feels like code geass had sex with gundam seed, and the resulting child hung out with evangelion and to aru majutsu no index in Middle school.

I'm fine with the fact that it's a code geass clone, but the main- he's like another freaking shinji ikari. Like, seriously. Some more subtle similarities: There's a crippled kallen, a swig out of bakuretsu tenshi's cyber-loli after a few years, and then a bad play on renton/euruka/holland A La eureka seven with shinji as renton, lacusclyneXreiayanami's odd fusion as eureka, and gai as holland.

The whole thing reeks of WTF storyline, read more
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Sep 30, 2011
Defense Devil (Manga) add
2 of 9 people found this review helpful
 
The original premise of the story was set up in a way that it could be taken in little bits, basically a bunch of different cases which the protagonist could solve and then be done with. However, after a few of these cases the series takes a turn and begins an arc which spans the rest of the series. Personally I felt like at that point it started to become another generic fight manga where two people take turns slugging it out until one passes out. the story doesn't really have much to offer actually, and there's not enough tension in the end.
The story, art, read more
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Dec 20, 2010
Happy World! (Manga) add
3 of 13 people found this review helpful
 
THis series feels like a serious seinen manga with a typical shounen harem up front to bait lonely teenage boys.
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Well it sure as hell got me.
It starts off with a bit of innocence, then adds a bit of blood then adds a bit of nipple and then blam. dude 's shaggin his secretary. It's practically (basically) hentai. So hey, if you're into that kind thing check chap57pg25, there's a nice picture there for you.

Thing is, this manga looks like a bug that the mangaka couldn't squish. It just went wild until the end. What I mean is it's
SO DISORGANIZED!!But it was good, so yeah.
It goes read more
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Apr 8, 2010
Living Game (Manga) add
5 of 14 people found this review helpful
 
This early manga has a bit of a dated feel to it, and you immediately think of the early 90's. After introducing the main characters, the story began to roll by and a comfortable pace. I'd have to say that this is one of the few times when I didn't notice the evolving storyline, which is always a good thing. The characters are all designed to work with each others personalities and there aren't all too many "minor" characters.
I'd have to say that the main theme of Living game would probably be making decisions in life, hence the name living game. It's mostly read more
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