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Anime Stats
Days: 51.3
Mean Score: 6.65
  • Total Entries240
  • Rewatched106
  • Episodes5,511
Anime History Last Anime Updates
Jormungand
Jormungand
Aug 17, 2014 6:40 AM
Completed 12/12 · Scored 7
Accel World
Accel World
Jun 4, 2012 5:03 PM
On-Hold 9/24 · Scored -
Medaka Box
Medaka Box
May 19, 2012 5:15 PM
Dropped 2/12 · Scored -
Manga Stats
Days: 12.8
Mean Score: 9.75
  • Total Entries25
  • Reread40
  • Chapters348
  • Volumes105
Manga History Last Manga Updates
Yotsuba to!
Yotsuba to!
Sep 15, 2008 12:24 AM
Reading 27/? · Scored 9
Gunslinger Girl
Gunslinger Girl
Sep 15, 2008 12:24 AM
Reading -/100 · Scored -
Shingetsutan Tsukihime
Shingetsutan Tsukihime
Aug 20, 2007 9:20 PM
On-Hold -/74 · Scored -

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Ray_49 Jun 8, 3:30 AM
this is what you get when you give ninja scroll a 3.
abyss_will May 7, 2:48 AM
Rip
amaanu01 Feb 28, 12:14 AM
rip :(
Strong Jan 27, 6:18 AM
RIP
Crocospect22 Apr 8, 2019 5:30 AM
RIP
konstiyo Sep 28, 2018 6:09 PM
i really enjoyed your review on simoun :)
ER-MANN Feb 5, 2018 7:03 AM
scum
MisterGibbon Jan 17, 2018 6:34 PM
Reading your piece on Orguss 2 reminded me of my own first encounter with retro-mecha anime with a surprisingly insightful degree of clarity, as well as captured the charm of the original Orguss anime (haven't watched 02 myself). Kudos
starfallcrystal Sep 7, 2017 8:47 PM
Mean score: 6.66

lol
Koies Nov 28, 2016 11:09 PM
My Constructive criticism for your reviews is that it is too technical and far too in depth for the average viewer. I think there really needs to be two main types of reviews on MAL one for the average anime watcher and one for veterans/ hardcore in depth analysis. It just might be me though.
bmoore07 Aug 18, 2016 8:34 AM
Woah.

Your review of Noir really did justice to the series. I'm seriously considering writing a review for it but it won't be as good as yours.
klipol Aug 15, 2016 7:04 AM
OMG YOUR MEAN SCORE IS 6.66 -0.0-
AvatarRevy Feb 2, 2016 12:03 AM
Yeah, the characters in Pumpkin Scissors may seem one dimensional, but the context of it in a post-war bureaucratic world makes it pretty entertaining especially for newcomers. Live action TV does this all the time: take complex settings ( cops, law,doctors) and add easy to follow characters. Popular shows like Law and Order or House has some dark issues, but simplifies it and the good guys win. It's fantasy and naive to think homocide and rape cases would close in a week. You get the same effect watching Punpkin Scissors.

Of course by anime standards, I could see it being average. Then again, people who are raised by anime have a different viewpoint than those not raised by anime. But, your review and rating is still good. I rate things like 5 if they are worth mentioning ,but not something I really like. So, I'm glad you mentioned it.
Alexandep Jun 4, 2015 5:56 PM
Man, I don't mind if you didn't like Simoun, it's just a matter of taste (i.e. subjective experience, context and perception). But your bland comparison of Sahashi's musical score with Kajiura’s music is killed me in an instant. They are absolutely different and have less than 5% in common. First, Sahashi's orchestration style is much more pompous and loud. His OST for Full Metal Panic! and Gundam Seed often feature huge loads of fully fledged symphonic orchestra, accompanied by BAWLING brass section (they are not ‘electronic pipes’ in any way! -___- ). It's not so obvious for Simoun music, because of its expanded lyricism, but it's totally there. Furthermore, his writing technique is obviously different. His use of dynamic and register range, tempo change, harmony shifting and counterpoint within a single musical piece is usually way more complicated and kinda 'academical' (I mean, he has that conventional approach that you'd expect from a classically-trained musical composer) - just listen to the Konton, Kanashimi no Simoun Sibylla, Rekishi Ha Kataru tracks, you'll immediately understand. Kajiura's writing style is much more 'contemporary' and often more pop oriented (not always, of course, and I don't assume that 'going pop' is a bad thing). She heavily relies on vocal/choral arrangements, which is nowhere to be found in Sahashi's scores. Her use of electronics and modern instruments (electric guitar especially) is noticeably more deliberate, skilled and consistent, while for Sahashi it's just another way to add some sounds here and there. Also, Kajiura rarely works with real orchestra (big or small), and when she does, she almost never uses its extended capabilities and goes all for ‘strings + choir + electronics (normally it's electronic percussion)’ mixture as the main ingredient.


I can go on and on, but I should just stop, because, as you already may know, I can go on and on.
xArDDe Jun 2, 2015 1:28 AM
Hey dude, nice review on Only Yesterday, but I have one thing to tell you. That isn't Hungarian music. It's Bulgarian.