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Jul 3, 2016 3:12 PM

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I love the art, beautiful background, the music and the characters. Never read the manga before but I will eventually. All the six characters are very nice and likable, especially Azu. It was a great start! And I am shipping Naho and Kakeru! They make such a cute couple.

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Jul 3, 2016 3:36 PM

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Orange does not take a lot of time to get into the thick of things. The main mystery of the story comes into play within minutes of the opening scene. The letter from the future is pretty interesting, although it's not a completely original idea, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya share the same quality, it does bring a lot of potential drama to the series which is good for an anime labled as such. Being able to affect someone's action without knowing the end result, other than regret, can create some tense and emotional moments later on if done correctly. One thing that I personally hope they'll show is how the letter traveled back in time to the past. The idea of backwards time travel is already unrealistic in itself but as long as we are given a suitable and acceptable explanation the whole mystery behind Orange won't feel cheap.

The first warning was not listened to. While the repercussions don't seem to be bad at first, a few questions came to mind upon watching the scene play out. Present Naho invited Kakeru out to which Future Naho regretted doing. The immediate result was they all became friends but Kakeru skipped school for the next 2 weeks afterwards. There's already a possibility of regret but at this point in time Kakeru's mysterious disappearance could be due to different factors. Also, does Future Naho regret doing each thing specifically or was it the combination of everything she did that lead to Kakeru's death and ultimate regret? Present Naho was smart enough to realize that maybe she should listen to the warnings when confronted with the second warning. It may be weird for now but she can see the potential danger of disregarding the letter. However, her supposed mistake at the start of the show has already imprinted itself in history, can that decision be overturned later somehow? Naho's record right now is 1-1 when it comes to listening to the letter, will the future still have the same result?

How the letter worded the second regret was a bit confusing. How does Future Naho know she'll fall in love with Kakeru that day? In the letter, Naho is told to accept the offer to bat and in another sentence she is told about her love for Kakeru. Present Naho decides to bat and a couple scenes later Kakeru is tending to her foot and that may be when Naho begins to develop feelings for Kakeru. It wasn't obvious but one could say her feelings were hinted during that scene. What if present Naho had declined to bat? We know she regrets it later on in life but will she still fall in love with Kakeru? It seems like falling in love with Kakeru was the result of batting and by choosing not to bat she perhaps didn't fall in love with him? Or maybe she falls in love with him anyways but then why would she regret not choosing to bat? So many questions that I hope will be answered clearly in the future.

The pacing of this first episode started out pretty quickly. We are very briefly introduced to the characters. Personally I would have liked them to slow that part down more, especially for a drama since character interaction and personality are at the forefront of a good drama. At the moment we don't know how many episodes Orange will get but for a cast of six characters, one cour may not be enough to really develop a connection with the show.

In the last scene we see what I believe to be future Naho and her husband Hiroto holding their baby. Hiroto is carrying flowers for the apparent dead Kakeru and the child bears a slight resemblence to Naho and Hiroto so it's safe to assume they're married at this point. Back to the second warning, does that mean Naho falls in love with Hiroto instead or was it just how things played out after Kakeru passed away, Erased's ending came into mind.

The artwork was very basic, nothing really caught my eye. I want to use the term rustic to describe it but it's not completely in the countryside. The scenes had a very homely feel to them. The soundtrack is also nothing special. No pieces grabbed my attention and the opening/ending were mediocre. The opening reminded me a lot of Your Lie in April's opening but was not as catchy.

I've been excited for this this show for quite some time. The premise makes for what could be a very engaging drama. However, this first episode felt rather weak. By the end of the episode I had more concerns about the anime than praise. A weak start is not bad as long as the rest of the anime ups it's execution and storytelling. Compared to Rewrite, a current seasonal that I had absolutely no idea about, this first episode did not keep me engaged as much as Rewrite did. A drama tends to start off a bit slow however, so I will be looking forward to watching the upcoming episodes.

I just hope I don't come to regret it ten years later.
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Jul 3, 2016 4:01 PM

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Hmm interesting first episode, not too much happen but i can see this becoming a reality powerful drama later on. I have high hopes for this one ^^



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Jul 3, 2016 4:04 PM
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Not bad at all............................................
 
Jul 3, 2016 4:42 PM

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I already love this anime!
kinda reminds me of Ao Haru Ride tho..
and I think the opening is kinda annoying because 8mm autistic and can't handle things that move too fastly..
also they gave me too little time to read all these letters, so I had to pause the anime like all the time.
I really love the art, characters and plot.
I actually thought Ao Haru Ride too, but really because of the character designs. I think Orange will tuen out to be less vanilla.
 
Jul 3, 2016 4:46 PM

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What I'm gathering from this forum is I should probably read the manga. I might do that, because I think this has a lot going for it but I don't know the first episode never really came together for me. It had really pretty scenery, and I do like the character designs though.

My biggest complaints, to start with I really don't like montages that are just stills of the characters having a good time. That's just immediate points off, it's lazy you can do better to show these people are friends and enjoy each other's company. Second the random two week time jump was really jarring, and showed early signs of adaption stretch marks. Last I just feel like I've seen so many stories like this already.

I'm going to stick with it, not much else worth watching this season so far, but part of me is like well it's a good thing you revealed dude man is going to die because I already could have guessed that. I also just feel like the main gimmick this series tries to distinguish itself with, the letters from the future is really sloppy at least in the anime and not as interesting as it wants it to be. The ending was way to abrupt as well.

Like I said there were a few things I really liked in this first episode. I thought the big scene of the episode with the softball game was actually really well done, and showing some real points of intelligence about the nature of taking chances and regret. I plan to keep watching it, but I just hope the series as a whole is a lot better than this first episode was.
 
Jul 3, 2016 6:03 PM

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I cant find any sci-fi besides that letter from the future which intrigues me
I didnt read the manga

possible parallel world because if Naho in the past did the diary sent from her future self
then Ep.1 future time will change if its not parallel or different timeline

Theme of the anime " Naho's Regrets "
 
Jul 3, 2016 6:11 PM

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I found myself trying to give a fuck about these characters but really none of them was likable to me of the group and least so the MC and I know this is only episode 1 but still.... though the animation and ost was quite nice but that's really the only thing I enjoyed about this, doesn't seem all that special with time manipulation stuff you have seen a billion times before.
 
Jul 3, 2016 6:16 PM

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Omg preparing for the feels😢
 
Jul 3, 2016 6:39 PM

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I'm actually grateful to hear KanaHana for once again. She just randomly disappeared for a while.

The episode itself was pretty boring though.
 
Jul 3, 2016 6:54 PM

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Great first episode that raised a lot of questions.
 
Jul 3, 2016 7:41 PM

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First episode was very well done and adapted for the most part
Can't wait to see more
 
Jul 3, 2016 7:44 PM

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How about you shut up with your bs.


>SOMEONE HAS A DIFFERENT OPINION THAN ME! WAHHH WAHH WAHHH WAHH.

Shut up. I'm not faking how I think. It's all potential and no substance in episode one. All anyone has said about the episode is the potential it has, not what it brought. Your not a gypsy. Judge what's there, not what isn't.

You sourcefags make me sick.


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Jul 3, 2016 7:44 PM

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The premise is very interesting! I like the pacing and the presentation of this episode. Something about the atmosphere and music reminded me of Doukyuusei.

I haven't read the manga yet, so I don't have anything to compare it too or any real expectations. There's a lot I like here, with the characters and atmosphere and premise. I hope there are good things to come. 4/5
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Jul 3, 2016 7:53 PM

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I've read the manga and I still prefer the manga over the anime. But, I being biased as of right now, we're just at the first episode. LOL. But, the episodes atmosphere felt like "Orange", if you know what I mean? Animation wasn't fluid in some parts and there was some still frames at it too. The character designs however, I'm a bit disappointed with. I prefer the manga version over the anime adaption, they just look odd looking. But regardless, the animation was beautiful especially when it come to scenery. But regardless, I feel sorry for Suwa for I have read the manga. You'll see why, and it's conflicting. Regardless, the OP and the ED match the tone of the anime, perfect song choices. I just hope we expect another great 11 episodes!
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Jul 3, 2016 8:04 PM

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It's aiight. I didn't like Naho until she stepped up to the plate at the game. Since she did, I'll keep watching. XD
 
Jul 3, 2016 8:10 PM

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clicked on the manga page found out i had plan on reading this at some point lol.

without the letter stuff i was wondering if this would just be a another shoujo looks like it's a big set up for the feels train.


visuals are great and the backgrounds are stunning something about the character designs are off pointing it's mainly the teeth
 
Jul 3, 2016 9:50 PM
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Coming here after reading the manga. The anime felt natural and wasn't too forced. Liked that the studio kept the materials the same... Hope they can keep it up! Great work. My only complaint (not really) is the overall facial features of the characters. I think it looked kinda offish, like in a non-cutesy way. Naho had an excellent seiyuu and same goes for Kakeru... Can't wait for next time. Early release is a no problem for me. :)
 
Jul 3, 2016 10:03 PM

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Dont get why shes making her past self fall in love with that black haired guy when shes married to brown haired guy in the future. Is she trying to cuck him?
 
Jul 3, 2016 10:18 PM
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As someone who was not aware at all of the source material, I'm very excited to see how this story unfolds! The ending of this episode took me by complete surprise, I get the feeling it's going to be an emotional rollercoaster from now on! Also the art I thought was gorgeous and I really like the opening
 
Jul 3, 2016 10:31 PM

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This is the first anime I've watched that I'd finished the manga before so I'm kinda excited to see how it goes. The OP and ED are brilliant.
Can't wait to go through all that emotional pain again :)


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Jul 3, 2016 10:47 PM
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JkayW said:
Kittens-kun said:
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How about you shut up with your bs.


>SOMEONE HAS A DIFFERENT OPINION THAN ME! WAHHH WAHH WAHHH WAHH.

Shut up. I'm not faking how I think. It's all potential and no substance in episode one. All anyone has said about the episode is the potential it has, not what it brought. Your not a gypsy. Judge what's there, not what isn't.

You sourcefags make me sick.

damn the bait here is strong


anyways im (unfortunately) more glad to see some of my favorite characters from one of my favorite manga series' animated than i am at the actual quality of this first episode. the quality of how well it was adapted, and nothing more, was pretty good, but almost everything else was below average/bad. the music hardly fit the series, the emotions of certain characters were handled differently, the voice acting is kinda wild IMO, as well as the inability to retain the atmospheric feel that made the manga a pretty good one early on, despite it not really having the substance to be that way (until later on, that is). i do have hope for the rest of the adaptation because it definitely wasn't rushed like i had originally feared, but i still think those problems i listed above will continue to linger around and cripple the series a bit as a whole and thus preventing it from continuing the legacy of the manga it's based on. but that's just my two cents.
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Ohmygod, I knew it was coming, but woah I just can't believe Orange has a Anime now! :OO
Feels like 300 years ago when I first picked up this gem of a manga.
Haven't read the start of the manga in forever, but first episode was great, and so glad they ended the ep with that shocking cliffhanger... Please stay true to the manga as much as possible! *crosses fingers* <3333333
 
Jul 3, 2016 10:54 PM
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Pretty good start. I don't like the weird quick cuts though. Makes scenes feel hectic even though they are just standing there talking.

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I totally loved it <3 but, is it just me or the animation/pacing/art/production seems kinda off? I don't know what it is, but there's something that makes the anime seem weird in visual terms.

Yeah, basically what NaturalPerm said. I also thought the cuts felt off and were a bit disorienting, but no one else seemed to have mentioned it. But others did mention the stills, and there were enough of them for me to really notice them, whereas if you use them wisely then it's not as noticeable. So far, some of the directing choices don't sit well with me. I think there was also a really weird set of cut-ins that should've just been a zoom in... hopefully I won't be noticing the directing in a bad way in future episodes, since it really disengaged me from the episode.

But I'm glad that other people are enjoying it so far and have their own theories about what's going on or what will happen. I remember how much the first chapter hooked me in when the manga first began serializing. At least anime-watchers don't have to go through the pain of waiting for a hiatus to be over :> I liked the OP too, although the ED showed that the anime might be lacking in budget (the stills are a sign of that as well).
 
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what a piece of shit.I knew this was going to be Erased 2.0,and it lives up to those shit expectations. All we need now is Naho to cuck someone and KEKeru to give a wink
 
Jul 3, 2016 11:08 PM
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garbage. all i need to say u ntr cucks.
 
Jul 3, 2016 11:42 PM

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Kittens-kun said:
JkayW said:


>SOMEONE HAS A DIFFERENT OPINION THAN ME! WAHHH WAHH WAHHH WAHH.

Shut up. I'm not faking how I think. It's all potential and no substance in episode one. All anyone has said about the episode is the potential it has, not what it brought. Your not a gypsy. Judge what's there, not what isn't.

You sourcefags make me sick.


You watch anime just to shit on it in the forums. Get a life.


No, I give my opinion. It doesn't matter if that opinion is negative or positive, I will give it regardless of what people like you will think of me.

Stop stereotyping me just because I didn't like your shoujo.

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JkayW said:


>SOMEONE HAS A DIFFERENT OPINION THAN ME! WAHHH WAHH WAHHH WAHH.

Shut up. I'm not faking how I think. It's all potential and no substance in episode one. All anyone has said about the episode is the potential it has, not what it brought. Your not a gypsy. Judge what's there, not what isn't.

You sourcefags make me sick.

damn the bait here is strong


Just because I disagree with you, doesn't mean it's bait.
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JkayW said:
Kittens-kun said:


You watch anime just to shit on it in the forums. Get a life.


No, I give my opinion. It doesn't matter if that opinion is negative or positive, I will give it regardless of what people like you will think of me.

Stop stereotyping me just because I didn't like your shoujo.

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damn the bait here is strong


Just because I disagree with you, doesn't mean it's bait.


i could care less if you disagree with me or not, i just have trouble believing you'd crap so hard on something one episode in and call people who like it "sourcefags" for any other reason than to get reactions and stir up the crowd here. which yes would make it bait. not your ordinary bait, but bait nonetheless.
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Jul 3, 2016 11:59 PM

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Liked the first episode, I really wan to know whats going to happen next.
I've got so many questions.
Hope this anime will turn out good.
 
Jul 4, 2016 1:02 AM
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I have this feeling that this anime is going to give some major feels. I could be wrong though. REALLY liked the atmosphere the anime gave off. The soundtrack was also pretty decent as well.
 
Jul 4, 2016 2:15 AM

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A slow start but satisfying anime is better than a great start but lame in the middle to the end so you can't judge by only the first episode.
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Jul 4, 2016 2:57 AM

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Based on the premise, I've been really looking forward to this anime!

Based on the first episode, I have mixed feelings. I agree that the backgrounds look great, but I'm not a huge fan of the art style for the characters. That doesn't bother me all that much though, but what I do have concerns about is just that all of the characters feel kind of flat and dull. When they were talking about that one girl's nickname and stuff, the characters all laughed but I didn't find it funny. The characters talk to each other and interact but I don't really feel involved. Maybe it's me, but I feel like the characters in this episode did a lot of talking but didn't actually really say anything. I'm all for slow starts, but that's only when I can tell that it's REALLY developing something cool for later, like Durarara and Steins;Gate each have very little actually happening at first as far as the plot goes, but you can tell right away that what the characters are saying and doing is important, and then when you re-watch the series you get this sense of constant satisfaction by every line of dialogue because you know how it all fits together. I'm really wondering if that will be the case with Orange, or if the things being said really are relatively meaningless.

But, I'm still hanging on for a while yet. I didn't get a good sense for any of the personalities of the characters, but maybe this episode was just to establish the premise and show that there ARE characters, and they'll be developed later or something. The things that I can't let go of so easily are the MC's frustrating indecisiveness and the jarring OST, especially during that random montage with the weird country-esque music playing. Those things actually kind of bothered me, honestly.

I guess I hope that they can either actually get me interested in the characters, or at least not try to put too many "feels" into the show by the end if the characters aren't developed too much. I'm getting a lot of vibes from this first episode that remind me of certain other anime that had a lot of drama but not a whole lot of reason for me to care about it, like Anohana and Your Lie in April. Staying optimistic though!
 
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the first episode was really deep. they spilled most of the 'secrets' one after another. like, almost quarter of the supposed things happening are done in episode 1. aw gosh, i really dont want naho to end up with suwa. KAKERU, YOU MUST LIVE IN THE END AND CHANGE DA FUTURE....!!!!!! ;------------; also, whoever reads this have something like "oh you nasty bitch, you dont get your ships happening in reality animes. dont get too worked up for something so stupid." running through your mind, i would like to deliver a nice and heartwarming "fck you" :) i mean. suwa became a mere substitute for kakeru.-. i'll be honest and not say shyt like "i think of suwa as a great character and i dont want to see him being a mere substitute" or something alike. i mean, this is only episode one. and the star of the episode were naho and kakeru. suwa was a pretty minor character in this episode and from those little screen time suwa had, i cant tell whether i'll like him or not. but i DO know, that i would hate suwa to be naho's husband. period.
 
Jul 4, 2016 3:59 AM

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I'm pretty heartless except when it comes to animals, little kids/babies, elderly people and people with disabilities so I think I can handle the manga. I'm going to read it and hopefully not end up using my toilet paper supply to wipe away my tears and snot. I'll just use a washable towel that way I don't have to use tissue or toilet paper... I rarely buy tissue anyway.

The first episode was slow-paced but I liked it. The OP song is trash but I like the ED more. I wouldn't put it in my mixtape though.

Is that her baby at the end? So cute.
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Jul 4, 2016 5:01 AM

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I wasn't planning to watch this at first, I'm so fed up with romance dramas... But a few friends convinced me so I watched this first episode.
As I expected, the atmosphere felt heavy to me... Like I said in my twitter account, inmediately made me sad for no reason. Nonetheless, it was still good. The backgrounds are gorgeous, as well the ending song. I want to know more about the characters so I can give a proper opinion about them.
 
Jul 4, 2016 5:15 AM

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I Still PREFER manga version, there is something out of place, maybe with the Next episodes That strange feeling will end.
The voices are Amazing and I Like That pastel style.
The manga itself is Well made, so I Have high expectations for The anime adaptation
 
Jul 4, 2016 5:49 AM

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I thought it was going to be a lot more enjoyable than what it has turned out to be. Can't really say I like this adaption from what I've seen so far in the first episode but it has plenty of time to redeem itself. Although the OP and ED were quite nice!

It was good to see Kakeru smile and the whole group together.


wtf is with that faces... so bland and boring compared to the manga...
 
Jul 4, 2016 5:50 AM

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I liked it.

I have no experience with the manga, but I found the character design - particularly Naho's - to be kind of strange and uncanny at times. It felt like they tried to really give her a human-ish face but keeping the big anime eyes and it was...weird to look at. That being said, Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso also had weird and offputting character designs at times to me and I ended up giving it a 10/10.

The premise is interesting, to say the least - I like the whole concept behind the letters and how it's Naho writing herself from the future in order to correct the mistakes of the past. It genuinely left me wanting to know why Kakeru missed school for a while and how going with the rest of them affected that, and I want to know how the Naho from 10 years in the future is writing the Naho from 10 years in the past as well, so I hope both of those things are touched on more.

I wasn't particularly fond of the OP or the ED tbh, or the soundtrack in general. That's pretty important to me - good music can really take something to the next level, but this music was pretty meh and forgettable. I think the whole anime could benefit from having more of a focus on a soundtrack as support for the story it's telling.

So, I liked it. It's not something I'm going to get super excited about, but I'll be tuning in next week for sure.
 
Jul 4, 2016 6:05 AM

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Here come the hordes of manga reader lords to criticize how they made and how they should have made the anime... it's always the same.

Loved the art of the background and the characters and love where this is going.
 
Jul 4, 2016 6:06 AM

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Aww, how cute, everything is predetermined and you don't have to make a hard decision, you don't have to experience fear, you don't have to carry that weight anymore since it looks like there's always a backup plan even if you fail at doing what you are told to do. Well I guess technically it's still "Yourself" making those life-altering decisions. So insightful. Bland escapism at its best.
 
Jul 4, 2016 6:25 AM

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Anime-only watcher here, it was pretty good. Of bread-fueled montages and softball homers. XD So the plot is to save Kakeru, her first love. Interesting, but if she succeeds and they end up together I'm assuming Future Suwa will get the shaft big time? Unless that child wasn't theirs together or something. An inherent problem for a series like this as I'll feel bad for him then. Already kinda do knowing he couldn't make her happy enough to get over Kakeru's death. I'll be interested to see if that thought will continue to annoy me throughout or if the show gets past it. Well either way not bad so far.


Same here that almost ruined it for me. She's sent herself messages back in time so she wouldn't end up with her current love/husband father of her child???

Pretty sad for Suwa.

Depending on the next epsiode I might be putting this one hold till it's complete and trying it again.

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So far, ReLife is a great series. Binged through that in a day. Really well put together.
 
Jul 4, 2016 6:50 AM

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I haven't read the manga so I have no references to the anime. I did like what I did see. This could be the feels anime this season.
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Jul 4, 2016 7:20 AM

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Almost feels like a mix of Ano Hana and Clannad. Well, you know there's just going to be lots of feels in this anime.. I think the best part is everyone just acted naturally like a real person, not some angsty teenagers ala Shigatsu (which ultimately led to forced drama and flat emotional moments)

The background is beautiful as I'm a fan of this type of art style. This could easily be a movie I suppose since I'm not sure how far they can stretch a "follow the letter" story in one cour. Hopefully there'd be twists and turns to make things interesting enough to keep up for the entire season.
 
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Interesting concept with the letters from the future. Wonder how this story will unfold later in the series. Though I have to admit the adaptation is kinda bland and the animation is kind of mediocre. Everyone's smile is animated horribly, it looks like they all force themselves to smile for a picture and apparently every person has large canine teeth. Another thing that annoys me is when they were walking home. I understand they are walking near a road, but do we need to hear car engines for 3 minutes in the background? Kinda annoying considering I only use headphones.

Anyways, decent introduction to the show, hopefully the next few episodes aren't as bland. Excited to be smashed by the feels and drama that surrounded the manga. Can't wait.



 
Jul 4, 2016 8:09 AM

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I can sense the potential this story has. But god, most scenes felt so awkward.
 
Jul 4, 2016 8:30 AM
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finally got a time to watch this first episode!
really love the animation and.. I'm so glad that Kakeru's voice is really good.
I always want to cry during the show since it's really beautiful..
 
Jul 4, 2016 8:34 AM

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Very interesting the idea of the anime. To receive a letter from future you to help fixing the mistakes made.. I looking forward to next episode!

 
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This adaptation is looking good so far. I read the manga, so I'm looking forward to how they will adapt some scenes. The opening is not that good, it's okay I guess. I liked the ending song though, it fits perfectly with the story.
Anyway, I'm ready for the feels trip again! I think...

I'll give this episode a 4/5 It's well adapted so far, but the animation is nothing incredible and I didn't like the opening very much.
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Jul 4, 2016 9:02 AM
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It was a pretty good start !
I like the art/animation and the OP/ED.

But wait...In the future, Is Naho with Suwa and has a kid with him or it's just that Suwa brought his kid with him ?
Because if its their kid thats fucked up to write a letter to past you to save Kakeru and rewrite a future with Kakeru and letting Suwa go fuck himself. Oo
 
Jul 4, 2016 9:05 AM

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So far, it does stand out from your typical shoujo show.

I found BGs to be more real. Perhaps, that was what giving me the cinematic experience here.

Also, Kakeru looks like Kou from Ao Haru Ride a lot.
 
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