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Jun 20, 2017 7:40 AM

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Decent final. I didn't even plan to watch this in the beginning and it turned out to be one of my favourites of the season. The ending was kinda open, so I hope there will be a second season.
 
Jun 20, 2017 7:43 AM

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Definitely felt rushed, but I had good fun nonetheless.
Was fun to look forward to every week but I don't think I will miss it.
 
Jun 20, 2017 7:56 AM

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Episode 2 was by far the best episode. Nothing could come close after that unfortunately so it doesn't really stand out after all from other battle harem magic school shows.

Glenn carried the show so hard.
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:04 AM

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Hmm... nothing special for the ending i guess , but a season 2 would be welcome cause there still a lot of unexplained things
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:09 AM

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Definitely felt rushed, but I had good fun nonetheless.
Was fun to look forward to every week but I don't think I will miss it.
Yup, same here. Really hope there might be some more "twist" or bloodshed looking at how Ms. White Cat looking at Glen doing the slice all along. At east she finally confess to Glenn right at the perfect moment since Glenn need some "support" to back at his feet.
If only Rumia give the "permission" to Re=L to cut fake Leos. >_<
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:10 AM

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Sistine looked pretty in her dress, but her hair looks awful. I laughed when I saw it. Leos was manipulated for a while, given a drug, and then died. The villain was terrible. Figured Sistine would help Glenn. She was terrified of the things she was seeing. The fight was okay. Pretty much an uneventful episode and the series as a whole.
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:11 AM

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Decent finale I suppose.

Turns out Leos was being manipulated, drugged and eventually killed. Sadly I still don't really feel anything for him. You were right @nightcrawlercyp :)

New bad guy makes an appearance out of nowhere just to instigate Glenn into a fight, Sistine is scared by the brutality of things happening around her but eventually helps Glenn defeat the new antagonist guy. Fairly classic ending to the arc.

Overall, I guess in my eyes this turned out as just another magic school series, which is a shame really considering the first few episodes were really promising. Glen is definitely one of the best protagonists I've seen from these magic school shows, In fact I'd say he's miles above most other protagonists from this genre and he pretty much carried the entire show for me. I feel the show is at it's best when it's showcasing Glenn's random antics, trolling and all the class events. They were really fun to watch and Glen certainly delivers on the comedy aspect. Unfortunately, these parts are bogged down entirely by the show's so called serious arcs which felt very mediocre both in terms of story and execution. I suppose it was entertaining enough as we could at least see Glenn's abilities. The characters are likable but no one really stands out apart from Glen and like I said, it's kinda sad how his great character is brought down by the show's plot. Finally major points for the school uniforms, they were easily the best part of the show. XD

6/10, wouldn't mind an S2 though.

I will see it tonight when I get back from work. It would have been nice if Leos survived. it seems lazy writing to me. Also the real bad guy appears and dies in the same episode? WTF? I mean it would be nice to have some background on him. But I think they do not expect a S2. And anyway the manga is ongoing so they had to make a fake ending. Do you think it would have been better for the Inuyasha approach? Just pause episodes without a proper end and then continue it several years later? Some hated this so most anime makers take the safe path.
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:14 AM

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Well, nothing unexpected. But I enjoyed watching this episode and the show in general. I liked the the famous "I object" scene, Sistine looked cute in her wedding dress.
The story certainly doesn't end here. We don't know anything about the "Akashic Records", it's an important element, it's present even in the title. That's why, it felt that those 12 episodes are just an introduction to the actual story. I hope a second season would arrive soon (it's unlikely, though).
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:21 AM
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Tell me, was the fight good or did glenn trashed him like the others? XD


Glenn didn't trash him... but IMO the fight wasn't really good either
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:33 AM

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Expected progression of events is expected but the moment Glenn stopped the wedding still made me happy.

The series felt rushed, maybe cause I read the manga as well but still enjoyable.

S2 pls, I want more Sistine and Glenn.
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:35 AM

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Jatice trying to be a bootleg Light Yagami. lol Apart from him the finale was nice and they left things open enough for a season 2. I had a nice time watching this anime this season.
 
Jun 20, 2017 8:39 AM

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Started off well, ended dissapointingly

 
Jun 20, 2017 8:39 AM

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So that bastard killed Sara .. :( Great episode, Glenn and Sistine working together to beat that f*****g bastard..
But what are the Akashic Records? Why is up in the sky?? What is in the underground ??? Who the f**k is that maid???
I demand for a second season !!! NOW
Anyway this anime was great.. One of my fav from this season 9/10

 
Jun 20, 2017 8:41 AM

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The events of this episode felt pretty predictable. It was obvious that Glenn would crash the wedding before the kiss could happen, Leos would get shafted and Glenn would face off against the glasses dude, and Sistine would help him out. And what do you know, all of those things happened.

Personally, I thought the show started out pretty good but then it just became repetitive: Rumia gets captured and they have to rescue her from some generic villain. This last arc sort of changed things up by having Sistine be the damsel in distress this time around, but everything else still felt really formulaic, which really sucks because like I said, this show seemed pretty decent when it started. Oh well, I'd say a 4-5/10 for this one.

Also, it looks like they're leaving the possibility of a second season on the table, but that probably won't happen.....
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Jun 20, 2017 8:43 AM

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The memory of Leos-sama got redeemed..What happened to him and all those innocents is fucked up though, RIP

Moving on though, I think what I loved the most about this series is how it wasn't afraid to get really dark and how well it blended with the more light-hearted tone of the school stuff and I feel like Glen in this episode was a perfect culmination of that

This Jastice guy deserves to die though, and I really hope that Glen kills him one day after finding out about all of this stuff he did, and I also REALLY hope that we can see this savage side of Glen again too (Makes me wish for a prequel detailing Glen's time in the military)

Overall this was one of my favorite shows from this season and now I really want a second season in the future....The finale was predictable but what made it good for me (And the series in general) were the character moments wrapped up in this overarching plot of corruption in a sense terroism and so I would really like to see the continuation of the story

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Jun 20, 2017 8:47 AM

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The fight was, uh... well, let's just say that I'd rather watch Rumia get captured yet again.
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Jun 20, 2017 8:48 AM

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The show had a lot of potential but now it's just meh. The sequence of events of this episode was predictable and somewhat disappointing. The finale was ok in my opinion. In my opinion, it felt rushed and while I did look forward to it each week, I don't think I'll miss it (I believe someone said this before in this thread.)
 
Jun 20, 2017 9:08 AM

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nightcrawlercyp said:
Lelouch0202 said:
Decent finale I suppose.

Turns out Leos was being manipulated, drugged and eventually killed. Sadly I still don't really feel anything for him. You were right @nightcrawlercyp :)

New bad guy makes an appearance out of nowhere just to instigate Glenn into a fight, Sistine is scared by the brutality of things happening around her but eventually helps Glenn defeat the new antagonist guy. Fairly classic ending to the arc.

Overall, I guess in my eyes this turned out as just another magic school series, which is a shame really considering the first few episodes were really promising. Glen is definitely one of the best protagonists I've seen from these magic school shows, In fact I'd say he's miles above most other protagonists from this genre and he pretty much carried the entire show for me. I feel the show is at it's best when it's showcasing Glenn's random antics, trolling and all the class events. They were really fun to watch and Glen certainly delivers on the comedy aspect. Unfortunately, these parts are bogged down entirely by the show's so called serious arcs which felt very mediocre both in terms of story and execution. I suppose it was entertaining enough as we could at least see Glenn's abilities. The characters are likable but no one really stands out apart from Glen and like I said, it's kinda sad how his great character is brought down by the show's plot. Finally major points for the school uniforms, they were easily the best part of the show. XD

6/10, wouldn't mind an S2 though.

I will see it tonight when I get back from work. It would have been nice if Leos survived. it seems lazy writing to me. Also the real bad guy appears and dies in the same episode? WTF? I mean it would be nice to have some background on him. But I think they do not expect a S2. And anyway the manga is ongoing so they had to make a fake ending. Do you think it would have been better for the Inuyasha approach? Just pause episodes without a proper end and then continue it several years later? Some hated this so most anime makers take the safe path.

It's a fairly open ending, the possibility of it getting a new season exists depending on the LN sales and popularity I guess. The bad guy isn't exactly dead but he's just defeated as he appears. As for the comparison, isn't this similar? They ended the arc and left a lot of plot elements open just like Inuyasha's first season did. Anyway, you should probably watch it before replying.
 
Jun 20, 2017 9:10 AM

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3/5- We got a glimpse of how Glenn was before becoming a teacher and I thought that part was awesome. No fucks were given when he slaughtered all those people. Sistine also going from damsel in distress to fighting alongside Glenn was good too.

I thought this episode was fine and the action was great. I do have to say this legitimately felt more of a set-up episode for the 2nd season rather than a 1st Cour finale. More questions about the series were piling up during that battle and personally I don't enjoy that style very much. That's just me though.

7/10 for me. I wasn't bored with this show at all and enjoyed it quite a bit. I had low expectations coming into this. I was thinking this series might be one to drop due to the name alone. The action scenes were pretty good and Glenn is character I can get behind.

My real complaints is just how fast they blew through all the arcs. Each arc was 3 episodes long and it felt like it ended as soon as it started. I'm an anime only viewer with this series so I'm not sure how much content was either adapted or skipped but it felt like they jammed 6 volumes into 1 season. Due to how fast pace it was, it lacked a lot of character development with Sistine and Glenn being the most developed. Because of this I just felt a disconnection to the rest of the cast.

Also, I'm not bothered by the uniforms anymore. I've gotten use to it and don't notice it anymore. I still think it's a stupid design but if the purpose is to have their character designs be recognizable, it worked but in an odd way.
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Jun 20, 2017 9:26 AM

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This is literally the first 'magic academy' series which I really enjoyed (even if last episode was predictable).
Also, art, animation and character design was great. Direction too.
I would like to see 2nd season. 8/10.
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Jun 20, 2017 9:47 AM

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Was an alright ending, too bad the series itself was average. The villain this time was a bit (just a bit) better than the previous ones... who is not saying much, but, hey! it could have been worse. At least it wasn't Leos after all.

I won't mind a second season if the studio decides to make one eventually. I hope for a Celica arc at least.
 
Jun 20, 2017 9:56 AM

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if anyone has read the light novels do you know if theres any romance between Sistine and Glenn?
 
Jun 20, 2017 9:59 AM
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if anyone has read the light novels do you know if theres any romance between Sistine and Glenn?
i read a light novel synopsis. Do you want to know? It might contain a big spolier for a season 2 and i feel a bit regret
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:02 AM

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Was an alright ending, too bad the series itself was average. The villain this time was a bit (just a bit) better than the previous ones... who is not saying much, but, hey! it could have been worse. At least it wasn't Leos after all.

I won't mind a second season if the studio decides to make one eventually. I hope for a Celica arc at least.


Is that the one where Glenn got genderswapped? Because I would throw money at them to make it happen.

They were setting themselves up for more material. The whole anime felt like Strike the Blood to me in its progression and atmosphere. Maybe it'll get a sequel via OVA's like that one too. Who knows? I'd be cool with it.
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Jun 20, 2017 10:05 AM

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Glenn crashing the wedding and sistine is scared of glenn who goes angry mode :O
Leos was just a tool used by the former imperial executor jastice who is obsessed with justice and taking down the empire.
He's defeated by the help of sistine but he gets away :(

8/10, ending with glenn fitting in his teaching role and sets up some new plot.
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:07 AM

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Want something like DXD ending but.... ok i guess? can't you shut up Sistine for a bit

I hope Sistine got hurt when she look at Glenn for some speech but nope or Glenn can it at least give more damage before you run to Sistine?
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Jun 20, 2017 10:10 AM

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this show has its moments. the finale was kinda underwhelming. i wouldn't mind a s2??? kinda hinting towards one but we will see

overall like a 6-7/10
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:17 AM

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I would have rated this show 8 if the MC wasn't such a pervert, especially in the beginning. As it is, 7.
I do not regret watching this one, but it isn't going into the hall of fame.

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Still, I'd say this episode's wedding was pretty uneventful. Ofc, Glenn would get involved because he does a lot of saving...and it was pretty predictable tbh. I can't really find the antagonists memorable at all in this episode or show altogether. The battle itself also felt pretty underwhelming and story is very open ended sigh.... (well, the LN continues from here).

For an awesome ending, this episode lacked the entire class coming to the rescue and kicking zombie ass.
Or maybe that speech on justice actually making some twisted kind of sense.
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:19 AM

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Rokuaka started off really great with a lot of potential. Unfortunately, these last two arcs felt way too rushed to be enjoyable and the ending was pretty bland. 7/10 at the most
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:21 AM

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As many above have mentioned the ending was a bit lackluster. It wasn't able to match the humor and some of the cool battles from earlier episodes. It also didn't feel too much like a finale. Luckily, because overall I like the series, they left the door wide open for a second season.
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:25 AM

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This last episode really ruined it.. I was hoping for a super overpowered Glenn that would beat the hell outta everything but nope nope. Underwelming fight, some good plottwist with Leos tho.

Pretty lame ending overall from a very enjoyable anime.
Another one that most likely won't get a follow up season to fill plotholes tho. (The necromancer lady at the end staring at that entrance and project revive life).

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Jun 20, 2017 10:27 AM

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yeah I thought this was a decent anime through out not the worse Ive seen this season but on the other spectrum not amongst the best as well
 
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Not bad, but not great either. But, the fight with 'final boss' somehow feels decent. Nothing surprises me, except when he said that Leos died. I'm glad for that tho.

Overall, this series is okay, i guess. If only this is a 2 cour anime, i'm sure it'll turn out better. For now, let's play the waiting game for the 2nd season. Is there enough source material to do that anyway?
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:32 AM

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Tell me, was the fight good or did glenn trashed him like the others? XD

It depends on what you mean by "good", but I feel it was pretty good. A final battle of the season could use some more awesome, though.

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Great Anime , Hope for next season XD
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I liked the show overall, but the final was mere predictable and standard, nothing great.
As for the story... i dunno, they call the show "Akashic Records" but it's barely mentioned like 3 times in all the anime. Saw the novel sellings are doing good so there's hope for an s2 i guess.

Due to meaning of the words "Akashic Records", the title would have worked even if they never mentioned them.

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Oh, Sistine looked really HOT in that dress.

Why do people like this dress? I like her normal looks 100 times better.

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I hope for season two because I really want to know what Akashik Records are.

Wikipedia has an article on that: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akashic_records
Well, in this show they might be something entirely different, but they are probably a lot like that.

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Also the real bad guy appears and dies in the same episode? WTF? I mean it would be nice to have some background on him.

The bad guy does not die - he escapes this time.
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:34 AM

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I like how the story had nothing to do with the show's title, it was more like a prequel for the real story lol. Overall it was rather rushed but enjoyable. I see good chances for a second season since this was among the better shows this season.
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:40 AM

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Even though the final episode was very anti-climactic, its one of the only good things I can watch on a Tuesday. I'm a simple man, so I wish it gets a second season.
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Jun 20, 2017 10:43 AM
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Not a great ending by all means, but it leaves more chances to get season 2. Overall, I liked the anime, the main character made it one of the better ones. God I love this guy.
 
Jun 20, 2017 10:56 AM

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yeah I thought this was a decent anime through out not the worse Ive seen this season but on the other spectrum not amongst the best as well

I agree, with all it's obvious problems and tropes it falls on, it doesn't do much different than other generic, 1-cour light novel adaptations. I'm guessing the ranking for the series will take a drop now that it's over, but I don't get why so many liked it.
 
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This anime has much potential from episode 2-6, i give 9 but down to 8 until episode 10 and down to 7 in the last 2 episodes.

well. don't really hope for season 2, but i think i'll watch it if there's any.
 
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I'm so glad it didn't turn into a "Oh we can't kill them, they're innocent" situation and Glenn just butchered them one after another! But they had to ruin it in the second half...

An anime with great potential and an awesome MC which unfortunately used too many cliché situations during it's runtime and stopped being enjoyable, whether that was on purpose or due to laziness I don't know. 4/10 for me.
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Was an alright ending, too bad the series itself was average. The villain this time was a bit (just a bit) better than the previous ones... who is not saying much, but, hey! it could have been worse. At least it wasn't Leos after all.

I won't mind a second season if the studio decides to make one eventually. I hope for a Celica arc at least.


Is that the one where Glenn got genderswapped? Because I would throw money at them to make it happen.

They were setting themselves up for more material. The whole anime felt like Strike the Blood to me in its progression and atmosphere. Maybe it'll get a sequel via OVA's like that one too. Who knows? I'd be cool with it.
Genderswapped Glenn? What the fuck?

Maybe a second season doesn't sounds that bad now...
 
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Sistine looked pretty in her dress, but her hair looks awful. I laughed when I saw it.

I'm glad I'm not the only one. But it eventually looked cute, once we get used to it. :P
Overall, I enjoyed the show so far, even though it really felt rushed in almost every aspect of it. I'd love seeing a second season, hopefully not as rushed as this one, though.
 
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So let's break it down:
- Glenn still isn't know as a mass murderer/killing machine
- Sistine negates all the spells from one of the strongest military mages
- Celica is still not doing anything in this story except for wasting time
- Rumia is pretty much just an object, only worth something for her power, which she never uses and which is also really neglectable, but for some reason it's not
- The whole class magically shows up after every fight just ended

Oh right and Glenn decides not to kill the bad guy just because Sistine was tired.

I enjoyed this show and was hoping for a cliffhanger ending which wasn't rushed so this would be half decent.

Welp, it was fun for most of the episodes eventhough it was never a good show. it was entertaining
 
Jun 20, 2017 11:32 AM

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OK series, but the ending was meh.

Interesting MC, weak plot.

6/10

 
Jun 20, 2017 11:39 AM
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I actually enjoyed it despite the fact that whole show was really rushed. About 5 volumes adapted into 12 episodes,which is insane amount of material,so many things skipped due to time limitation,if only it has 24 episodes,goddammit Japan!

Recommend all to read LN from the beginning,fantranslation catching up right now or just wait until it get licensed,it worth it,especially arcs after this season starting to become more unique and interesting(Celica arc starts right after anime ends),so yeah,if they ever do season 2 I wish they include some skipped moments and stop rushing things so much,overall decent watch,7-8/10.
 
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I hope this serie never get a s2
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Jun 20, 2017 11:51 AM
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Well that was a somewhat underwhelming ending. It felt rushed as heck and filled with clichés. It's a shame because I had actually enjoyed this series at some points. The MC was pretty decent.
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The ending was kinda lame from previous episodes but my favorite parts of the episode is when Glenn eyes turn from killer eyes to puss in the boots eyes and Sistine wedding dress .
 
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Well, The ending is only ok, man it felt so rushed. I really hate this 12 eps. only anime trend, so short and everything felt so rushed like hell. wish for s2 with 20 eps+.
 
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I can't call this an ending. It was very open and nothing was resolved. We need to wait for another season or read the novel


You named the reason for an open end like this yourself. Manga/LN get an anime adaption to push the sales of the original source. Thats why some popular anime don't get a second season.
 
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