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Sep 8, 2019
Preliminary
When I saw this manga, I was worried it was going to be a childish story about kids in an orphanage and it being a slice of life type manga. But I don't think you can finish the first chapter without having a "Okay, let's see where this goes" moment (I came into the story completely oblivious) Anyways, 150 chapters later and I didn't look back. Hell, I didn't even know there was an anime adaptation until chapter 110, a couple weeks into reading it. The pacing is great, characters are good too, nothing horrible to really say. Great plot twists, it keeps you wanting read more
Aug 25, 2019
This was a good anime. I was expecting more with the awards it won and so forth, but I really wasn't blown away or anything. It was good none the less. Animation was fantastic, and the characters were all pretty decent too. The pacing was good on the first half, but the second half of the season it felt a bit slower. There were definitely some characters that should have had a bit more emotion, but I understand this was a fun, feel-good story and that's what I was left with... Unfortunately, the story lacked any memorable moments. Sure, the part near the end when read more
Aug 25, 2019
Citrus (Anime) add (All reviews)
What the HELL did I just watch? Positives first; fantastic animation and sound quality. I watched the dub, and the voice acting was pretty good. So props to the studio (Passione)... But those were the best aspects of the anime. Everything else falls short. I mean really short. Besides the taboo topic of incest relationships, the relationship itself was extremely weak. It was so repetitive. There was absolutely NO character depth whatsoever. Why were there entire arcs that spanned many episodes when we didn't even dive into why main characters are the way they are? I honestly understand fan service and the taboo fetish of read more
Aug 25, 2019
Actually quite good for a slice of life anime. Lots of metaphors, lots of life lessons, lots of great content. Characters are a bit cold, but I believe that was done on purpose to make you look at the situations/arcs more objectively and ponder the meaning of everything. The plot is cool, but because its a slice of life anime it feels a bit slow, naturally. CloverWorks kills the animation, as always. Theme song is actually really good, and even though it's a very upbeat song, it matches the monotone-like mood of the anime quite well in the grand scheme of the show. Characters are read more
Aug 25, 2019
Man, the opportunities for a true love story/love triangle really fell through the cracks on this one. Where to begin... First off, I feel like the story began too quickly. It's as if they skipped an episode or two and started on episode 3 as episode 1. The characters are very different from one another which is nice. They did not make this show with the idea of some raunchy lesbian fanservice to the audience. All of the scenes with intimacy felt authentic and true to the characters. That is one of the best aspects of the show, easily. However, even though the characters are read more
Aug 25, 2019
After watching the movie, I can see why it has been nominated for a bunch of awards. The ending is a bit confusing, and kind of disappointing because you want to know how things worked, and what the hell happened.

(SPOILER) You're left wondering if the ball reverted everything back to how it was before finding it or if they just gave into the inevitable and went on their original path after it blew up. But I mean, its a sad ending either way, but could have been way sadder with better character builds and animation. Which is strange for an anime movie... You'd think read more
Aug 25, 2019
Good story and great animation, but I don't think that the writers tried anything new and exciting with the plot, which is really unfortunate because the studio behind the movie put some real effort in the animation. The characters were unique and out of the box, yet near the end of the movie you begin to feel short changed by the story. You're left with feeling like something was missing. It was good though, and would recommend it if someone wants an easy watch on a rainy day. It's not that much of a thinker, but it's good none the less.
Aug 25, 2019
Gamers! (Anime) add (All reviews)
If you know anything about gaming, this show is absolutely hilarious. I laughed out loud most episodes, and the animation is funny too. Sure there's a bit of romance in it, but it's definitely a comedy first. The ending isn't the best, but don't have high hopes, it's a comedy after all. I would absolutely watch it again. I actually hope for a second season. It's not purely about gaming and stuff, so don't be surprised when the characters are being fleshed out throughout the show and slowly stray away from the video gaming aspect, but there's always lots of references to satisfy any gamer read more
Aug 25, 2019
Preliminary
I only got to episode 3, and I was bored out of my mind by that time. I wasn't sure why it seemed more like a strange walkthrough of a video game, until I read that it was based on a video game shortly after episode 2 and that's when it all made sense. You totally feel like you're watching someone play a video game. I really dislike how the main character just loses all of her emotions after episode 1. Doesn't seem like its her character to do that under those circumstances (trying to be as vague as I can here to not spoil read more
Aug 25, 2019
Man, call me a hater, but this anime doesn't live up the praise I was reading about. The story doesn't exactly go anywhere, and I was disappointed about that. It's pretty flat the whole time, and I found the manager annoying to the point I wanted to just mute or skip through the scene until he was gone. I probably wouldn't be too picky about the show if it was moving along, but it didn't. Also, it does take some getting used to if you're watching the dub, since all the singing/rapping is done in japanese and isn't translated, so all the voices change. Mind read more