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Jul 9, 2018
One of the most overrated Garbage in Anime. Period.

Well I don't really have grudges against mecha/military anime. I personally enjoyed the thrilling experience of Aldnoah. Zero and quite consistently watching some military anime. But Code Geass was REALLY BAD.

I peronally finished this series because some ppl insisted me on watching this series. I thought the story was going to get better at some point... but it never did.

Story (1/10):
Code Geass is setup in the universe where Japan is a colony and the ruling country is ... Britannia? Is this coincidence or possible hatred against western countries... that aside let's go to the next one.

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Jul 9, 2018
I feel like that I can't give another 10 to an emotional anime now that I have seen this...

Sukasuka is the one anime that will linger in my heart for quite some time. It is also first drama/romance anime that made me want to re-watch. It's also a hard anime to describe with words; it's really an emotional roller coaster. But if I were to describe Sukasuka in terms of more popular anime, I'd describe it as what "Violet Evergarden Should Have been", or Anohana, or Clannad or whatever.

Think of Sukasuka as an emotional movie that gets your heart into wrecks because it is comparable read more
Jul 9, 2018
I never knew that a card game like karuta could be a sport. Chihayafuru, an anime about karuta exhibits characteristics of a sports anime, and alongside it, their FLAWS.

The feeling of REPETITION is a plague that haunts other sports anime series such as Haikyuu, and Kuroko no Basket. Chihayafuru is actually worse than my aforementioned anime in dealing with this factor. After a certain point, all the karuta games in the series just look and feel the same. It just feels like you are watching the same match over and over again.

I found myself skipping through a lot of the scenes in the game as read more
Jan 11, 2018
Storytelling is not just about the story. It's also about how it is delivered.

When I first saw the studio name "Shaft" next to "slice of life" anime, I was pretty doubtful; Shaft's directing choices are often multi-angled, with various high contrast shots and rapid scene transitions which makes it optimum for mystery and psychological genre. But apparently their approach also fits the "slice of life" genre.

3-Gatsu no Lion is a masterpiece in directing; the sound and the shot choices act perfect to deliver the desolation Kiriyama faces as he lives an isolated life, questioning his way of life. This is how to direct an anime.

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Jan 11, 2018
Is this anime about food or po*n?

Despite the criticism "ecchi" genre receives, it is really one of the hardest shows to achieve perfection. It is hard to find the right balance between storyline and lust. And Shokugeki no Souma is a perfect example of what not to do in this genre.

Join Yukihira Sora on his journey to become a master chef, in which every single judge is like Gordon Ramsey and doesn't give a god da*n about just eating food. You know... quite a lot of people live on ramen you know... And as long as it's cooked properly, it's edible god damn it. But read more
Jan 6, 2018
You are in a running race. As you approach the finish line you are in first, far ahead of your competitors. But right before you get to the finish line you trip. Your victory and your new record is a goner.

This is basically the feeling Eden of Grisaia left me with. A would-be masterpiece that just ruins it at the very end just like Charlotte. Just when I first thought I found a masterpiece in a genre called "Harem", a genre often filled with mediocre stories, the ending just had to ruin it all. And it did it not only once, but twice: at the read more
Jan 4, 2018
Well, this show just sucks. There are just problems everywhere.
This show is an offense to just the mystery genre in general.

So why did I even finish this? Well, I actually dropped this quite many times, but decided to finish it given that I haven't watched much mystery anime at the time. And it was so bad so that I remember how terrible this is though it's been quite some time since I completed this anime.

It just feels like waste of words to write this for long so I'll just make each section shorter than my other reviews.

Story: 2/10
Durarara just starts off by putting out just read more
Jan 4, 2018
So what is the essential element of comedy?
It would be the element of surprise, one would say.

Arakawa Under the Bridge is a comedy that breaks the concept of any expectations to outer space (and quite literally with introduction of Nino), something which modern comedy often lacks. Is this show hilarious? Absolutely.

And those confused with the romance genre tag: It's not a romantic-comedy like Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, but rather a comedy-romance, focused much on the first part than the latter.

But would I recommend this series to anybody I see? Yes. But would I recommend them to finish both seasons... No. In fact, I'd actually tell read more
Jan 1, 2018
"I’m not going there to die; I’m going to find out if I’m really alive." -Spike Spiegel

Cowboy Bebop is a philosophical journey exploring the identity of human soul and the meaning of life through three main characters with haunting pasts (plus Ed and Ein). The crew journeys throughout the universe as bounty hunters, learning on the way the sense of camaraderie and sense of self-identity. And through thrilling Western fighting scenes and episodic stories of various individuals, Cowboy Bebop extends to the idea of death and existentialism.

So is Cowboy Bebop a Classic? Definitely.

Story: 8/10
The concept the Cowboy Bebop explores is, as I explained earlier, beyond read more
Dec 30, 2017
Edit: overall rating has been dropped from 6 to 4 after being compared to other anime. Story and character ratings. Story has dropped from 5 to 3 and character from 7 to 3.

TTGL, the classic, hailed masterpiece by many, felt like a long journey to me.

It was an anime that has surprised me and disappointed me at the same time. I haven't seen an anime which left me conflicted in quite some time. Had I watched 10 years earlier, I would have gave nothing but praise to this anime, as it has explored concepts that were never explored by anime during this time period.

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