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Sep 14, 2015
The Beautiful World is the fifth season of Hetalia which was aired in 2013. Major changes in the artwork as well as the episode format were implemented along with the new ending song. It really lived to its title aesthetically, but does it have what it takes to entertain its fandom for the last four seasons?

Story: 6/10

The Beautiful world still does not have a major plot but it benefited from the changes in the episode format. A whole story (as against to spreading the strip for two or three episodes) is told every episode which gives it an anime with slice of life theme feel. read more
Aug 30, 2015
I watched all of Hetalia: Axis episodes and I think it has been a month since I got into this fandom. Did I regret it? No. Being a geography geek and a comedy junkie, I find this show very enjoyable. Now let me have my review in this series.

Story: 7/10

My review only covers the first two seasons of Hetalia. The World Series and The Beautiful World will have their separate reviews later.

This can be quite educational since it frequently tackles world history using anthropomorphic bishonen nations and animate it in the least harmful manner. Hidekaz has a knack for screwing historical events in the most read more
Aug 20, 2015
Shinsekai Yori is an award-winning novel which was adapted as a twenty five-episode anime by A-1 Pictures from 2012 to 2013. Despite being hailed by numerous anime critics, it was commercially unsuccessful. Honestly speaking, I am one of those who wondered why it failed to garner financial success because this is one of the most ambitious and the strongest titles I have watched from an anime series in 2013.

While a dystopian world as a theme is nothing new to the world of anime, the source material's way of handling it stands out among others of its kind. Topics like genocide, inhumane scientific experiments, read more
Aug 18, 2015
There are three types of good but sad animes.

The first one leaves you tearing up but you will be fine again moments later. The second one does not make you cry but it can leave a gaping hole in your heart which is so large that you are really down for the next days. The third one, which is heralded as a masterpiece, combines the best traits of the first two seamlessly.

Grave of the Fireflies is a very fine example of the third type.

While one can construe the anti-war sentiment of the film, I am much more dumbfounded by the portrayal on how those read more