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Mar 26, 2009
Just a friendly reminder:
If you read 10 reviews and didn't find anything helpful, either the reviews all suck or your reading comprehension sucks. Save yourself 10 minutes of reading and just mark this review unhelpful. If you haven't stopped reading, enjoy.

Pros: Top notch production value, engaging storyline, detailed characterization.

Cons: Lackluster ending, rough/nonexistent transition, mood-ruining ending song.

Either/or: Different feel from first season; less comedy, more tragedy. Less focus on harem/romance as dictated from the storyline continuation. Cameos Few and far in between.

A much more focused and engrossing storyline makes Clannad: After Story the best Kyoto Animation title thus far.

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Oct 24, 2008
Short. That was the first thing that came to mind when I saw this manga. A game that's as long as Nagisa's story line in Clannad is condensed into 4 chapters? Let me tell you now that if you have played Tomoyo After already don't bother reading this manga.

Admittedly, when I first read through it, I thought the manga was a poor adaptation. However, taking the merits of the original game and the length of manga into consideration, I can say that the author did fairly well.

Storyline is entirely hit or miss depending on whether the reader has played Clannad and Tomoyo After. The read more