Aria the Animation

TV (13 eps)
3.711 of 5 from 3,467 votes
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Neo Venezia, the pride of planet Aqua, is a quaint city filled with canals and easy-going people. Many companies operate their gondolas on the canals, giving tours to tourists and locals alike, but the most famous of them is the Aria Company. Follow the adventures of Aria's young apprentice, Akari, as she learns the tricks of the trade from her beautiful senior, Alicia. Together with her friends Aika and Alice, apprentices of rival companies, and their seniors Akira and Athena, they train their skills as gondoliers, meeting new people and learning new things about the city each day.

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Xplayer's avatar by Xplayer on Mar 3, 2014
Score: 8.5/10

Disclaimer: This review is about all 3 seasons of Aria. The scores correspond to the franchise as a whole. There seems to be a prevalent idea among reviewers of this anime that Aria is an anime about nothing. In fact, sothis said in her recommendation for Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou that Aria was a show about “absolutely nothing&rdquo... read more

xxjacobxx3's avatar by xxjacobxx3 on Feb 7, 2011
Score: 7/10

I just got finished with episode 5. My impressions... I thought it was relaxing as some people say, but after a while it got kind of boring. It got that way to me, because every other sentence is about some lovey dovey fairy tail feelings. Thats all great, but too much gets boring. The characters are all interesting, although they take on characteristics that we are used to. Nice blonde hair woman. Loving... read more

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