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Jan 16, 2011 7:37 AM

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The most sad episode in saikano ;__; I didn't expect that Akemi-chan will die :( Even Tetsu-san is killed :/
Apr 5, 2011 1:52 AM

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i guess ive been watching too many depressing animes recently.
saikano delivers its sadness by depictions of losing loved ones.
definitely one of the best episode of the series,
but saikano is rather too mellow compared to some of the newer animes.
Apr 20, 2012 10:48 PM

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Sad moment is sad :(...

I feel sorry for Akemi.
Aug 7, 2012 11:23 PM
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So saad T___T Akemi and Tetsu.. wow that just killed me.
Feel so horrible for the both of them, dying like that. At least Akemi was with her love in the end :/
Nov 8, 2012 2:59 PM

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That song gives me chills.
Apr 17, 2013 4:47 PM

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Chise is going to destroy their hometown. Too many people are dying in this anime. I don't remember half of their names before they're killed off.
Oct 4, 2013 3:58 PM

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Fantastic episode.
One of the saddest death scenes.
I didn't cry though. Wasn't attached enough to Akemi.
Jan 9, 2015 1:40 AM

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This episode is pure tragic, although the drama is bearly there due to
RediceRyan said:

I didn't cry though. Wasn't attached enough to Akemi.

yes, the problem which plagues this anime: poor character development.

One can only help but feel terribly miserable for everything, but cannot actually feel for the characters. War is already bad enough, and they had to top it off with an earthquake...why can't they just let her live? She wanted to live, right? Life is seriously cheap, not even the most realistic of war anime can portray this so heavily. Tetsu's death I believe was the most tragic one. He just wanted to spend his last in the room he built out of memories, only to see it invaded by the enemies...

5/5 was powerful. I don't know why some people review it saying the OST was bad...the soprano solo defined the moments.
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Mar 20, 2015 4:56 AM

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Very sad episode. I do feel really sad what happened to Akemi her voice actor did a great job on that :) Life can suck sometimes like in the end of the episode :(
Jun 11, 2015 6:06 PM

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Well ... this sure was a depressing episode.
I actually felt sad for Akemi and Tetsu.

And I kind of have to agree on poor char. development, not just that but any development regarding the war aswell, it's weird just seeing enemy soldiers in a hotel room like that.

Anyway, seems Chise got back on her feet.
Aug 15, 2015 12:17 PM

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One of the most realistic death scenes ever. This anime is highly underrated by many people, because they watching it too superficiality, sorry I can't say it properly in English, this anime has 2nd meaning. It isn't really important with who they are fighting, this (and many other things) is irrelevant.
Dub = fake crap. Always.
Oct 12, 2015 4:12 AM
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OMG, that was so tragic and sad...
Feb 22, 2016 11:42 AM

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Damn this was such a sad episode :/ really a great dramatic episode, but so many great characters died :| Really great development though, just so sad :(
Mar 1, 2016 2:02 AM
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Argh akemi death and tetsu death is so sad!!
Apr 3, 2016 12:56 AM

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Well that was depressing.
Jul 8, 2016 5:43 AM

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Why is Shuu looking Akemi naked when she almost dies?? I dont understand him at all. The worst character in anime history, LOL.

Urahara screamo XD Worth it XD That made my night XD

Dec 23, 2016 1:25 AM

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Man, this is sad. Everyone is just getting killed off. Who's next?
Nov 20, 2017 11:46 AM
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I just binged watched the entire show. I was just hoping when Chisei succumbed to the machinery, Shuji would search out Akemi. Nope! This is the GoT of Anime.
Feb 5, 6:42 AM

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This series is trying too hard to be sad but it doesn't work on me specially seeing how horny all the characters are.