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Dec 19, 2014
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I was really pleasantly surprised by this anime.

I went in hoping for a scary, a bit gorey story, fearing a cheesy disappointment and I got honestly one of the most impressive ( spooky ) stories I've seen in an anime. My only gripe is that oh, it should have been longer!

The story really impressed me for the genre. It was clever, fresh and the telling of it was done really well. Very unpredictable too, which I lift my hat for since people tend to lean towards predictable scary stories. The atmospheres changed fluidly from ( slightly tense ) ease to thrilling read more
Dec 19, 2014
Entirely too cutesy wutesy woo. Entirely too predictable. Entirely too annoying. Just what age-group had that been directed to?

When I started watching, I immediately thought that the overly cute and constant chibi-scenes were more awkward than funny. It was like the story was grabbing me from the neck and yelling "it's chibis and they are being cute and funny. NOW LAUGH!". Honestly,

In 12 episodes, there were entirely too many characters and trying to deal with them all just made the anime confusing. Specially when the story-telling jumped back and forth from cutesy wutesy woo chibis to seriousness like... every few minutes. Like the read more
Dec 19, 2014
I didn't know anything about Air Master, nor did I know that it had any sort of reputation. It was just one anime among the many but I got interested in it just because one artist I've been stalking has made nice ( yaoi ) fanart out of it.
So I sought Air Master out and watched it, without having any idea on what I was going to see.

I was surprised to find that the main characters were females and not only that, the yuri/lesbian implications were quite evident ( to the point where they weren't even implications anymore ). I didn't mind at read more
Dec 19, 2014
The first few episodes of the anime were alright, at least they were a bit funny without too much forced humor ( "WE HAD THIS COOL CHARACTER PULL A FUNNY FACE NOW YOU MUST LAUGH LIKE THE BRAINLESS OTAKU YOU ARE" ). However, Ciel ( the angsty runt in the picture ) should start to get on viewer's nerves from the get-go. The brooding pedobear-bait character has been done entirely too many times.

After I got past the introduction episodes and got to some more deeper story, I honestly just couldn't help feeling that this is nothing else but fanservice to angsty teenagers and Gothic Lolita read more
Dec 19, 2014
It's an old old anime, "classic", and the feeling is like that as well. The reason I was hesitant about bothering with it was because the characters are more than a little bit androgynic and I usually don't like that, plus it came off as this really glittery and over-beautiful, romantic anime-cliché story ( save the fact it was about a boy and a boy, rather than a boy and a girl ). Well, the funny thing is that it kinda was all of those things I said but it was wonderful. Reminded me that anime doesn't always need to be comedic to entertain me. read more
Dec 19, 2014
A young boy is selected to a special all-boy Academy for those with extra ordinary talents in different fields. Perfect setting for something where you don't have to worry about anything else but relationships and getting less then A in classes.
Completely unbelievable honey-filled boy-love story where everything is too good and perfect. Some people like it, some people don't.

The artwork is basic good. It doesn't make you gasp for breath or anything like that, but it's pleasant to the eye.

The sound is nothing too amazing. Music was... there... but nothing out of the ordinary and the soundtrack won't stick to your head for a read more
Dec 19, 2014
This is what I would call fairy tale ( or fairy tales ) for adults. For me the anime was a long-needed proof that you don't need to have insanely elaborate story-line with shallow relationships and bizarre characters to make an awesome anime.
I would certainly recommend this for anyone who likes a little bit artistic and peaceful story. I wouldn't recommend this to someone who thinks that it takes huge explosions and people screaming their special ninja-karate-magic attacks at people.

Most important thing to say, which occurs to me after looking at the specific review fields below:
this anime doesn't have anything that could be any different read more
Dec 19, 2014
I don't care much for tennis, nor any sports for that matter. Never liked sports, sports games, sports shows, sports movies ( well, some movies ), sports fashion... none. I don't care if some sport is considered particularly lame compared to another.
Sports are - in my opinion - incredibly boring.

But I've watched the whole thing and enjoyed every second.

There's a lot of tennis. With very few exceptions, there's no episode that wouldn't have at least one short match of tennis in it. Of course, it isn't just any tennis, it's anime-tennis, which has been made exaggerated and humanly impossible.
I understand quite well read more