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Jan 10, 2018
This one of those series where no matter how crucial accuracy is, the animators still decide to butcher an enjoyable story completely by altering a major part of the plot just in order to save profit and wrap up quickly, at the expense of viewer satisfaction, especially when overly edgy tropes and storylines are not one's forte.

The story appears rather mediocre at first, but it has a flavor to it that makes it pretty enjoyable, especially since the series is only mild in length instead of being stretched to the brim of its ass. Other viewers have summarized it and the information is all read more
Jan 10, 2018
In anime, the greatest way to improve your series is making change. This anime kept the things that needed to be kept intact, while changing the overall mood and theme - drastically. That's where my love for this show began.

Let's recap. The original Railgun was a very light-hearted, fluffy, innocent show with a smiley scene around every corner. Even during battle sequences. Railgun S... is not like that. It's not a bad thing, however. It's good to mature a series with the audience. This series is far bloodier, more emotional and introduces a new band of characters while simultaneously retaining the original ones. The read more
Dec 2, 2017
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Listen. I'm going to write this review with a clean and honest opinion. One that isn't here to simply bash the series and demonstrate how "sophisticated" my taste in anime is. I'm not going to disdain a show that was at one time my favorite. This review will be brutally honest, but not here to shit on this anime.

Lets begin. The story. This is the most notorious aspect of Bleach. I, like most people, understand how that one went down. Yes, I'm also convinced that the Agents of Shinigami and Soul Society Arc were the greatest. But I still stuck with it even after those read more
Oct 21, 2017
Once again, the story goes on. Basically the same "Vanguard" formula. A new threat arrives, dark plot twist (which in this case, the main character goes missing/is taken into a void). The pacing is painfully slow, and I'm waiting fortnight upon fortnight to see the next big episode only for the characters to repeat the same dialogue, followed by a montage of (an attempt at) suspenseful scenes. There isn't much other context provided but I feel like the series is headed in the same route as the original Vanguard, just without the protagonist.

Cardfight Vanguard in general retains the regular Shonen style with wacky hairstyles and read more