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Arcanum Aug 9
updated their review of Planetes
Score 6/10

Story 8 kilometers per second. That is the velocity of space debris orbiting Earth. A single collision between a piece of space debris and a spacecraft in orbit creates even more debris and escalates the probability of yet more collisions. Taken to its logical extreme, this chain reaction...

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Planetes
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2003 - 2004

In the year 2075, humanity has spread to the stars, along with their technology, colonies, and... waste? At such great speeds in orbit, even a tiny bolt can cause a tragic disaster. Enter the team of...

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Arcanum Apr 8
updated their review of Nodame Cantabile
Score 8.5/10

Story How long would it take to teach a normal person with little or no exposure to classical music how to understand and appreciate the fine nuances of a Mozart sonata, or a Rachmaninov piano concerto? How much longer would it take to convince such a person that his preconceptions about...

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Nodame Cantabile
  • TV (23 eps)
  • 2007

The studious and uptight Chiaki is well-known as the top pianist of his school, and dreams of becoming a world-class conductor like his idol, Viera; but his fear of flying (which makes studying...

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Arcanum Mar 2016
updated their review of Monster
Score 9/10

Story Monster is a true gem and a rare anime masterpiece. Despite its daunting length, an exceedingly high standard of quality is consistently maintained in all 74 episodes. And because the writer does not get sidetracked with filler episodes or arcs, a single, coherent storyline runs...

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Monster
  • TV (74 eps)
  • 2004 - 2005

Dr Kenzo Tenma is a genius surgeon working in post-Cold War Germany who has a bright future ahead of him. He is admired by his colleagues, loved by his patients, and due to marry his boss' daughter...

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Arcanum Mar 2016
updated their review of Kino's Journey
Score 8/10

Story Kino's Journey is a brilliant and intelligent exposition of the many facets of humanity. The audience follows Kino and Hermes, her talking motorrad , as they travel through various fictional countries learning of other cultures and peoples. Each of the 13 episodes is one or more...

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Kino's Journey
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2003

In another world, there exist many countries, each with different cultures, customs, and traditions. From technological marvels to folk legends, each location yields a vast wealth of insight of its...

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Arcanum Nov 2015
updated their review of Yakitate!! Japan
Score 3/10

Story The premise for Yakitate!! Japan - Azuma Kazuma, a Japanese boy who aspires to create a bread which will be forever associated with the nation of Japan - is actually quite promising. All the elements are present for plenty of character growth, difficult trials, and exciting twists and...

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Yakitate!! Japan
  • TV (69 eps)
  • 2004 - 2006

Dimwitted Azuma Kazuma is a young man with a dream -- to create a bread worthy of the name "Japan", made by the Japanese people, for the Japanese people! With hefty bread-making skills...

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Arcanum Nov 2015
updated their review of Hikaru no Go
Score 8.5/10

Story Hotta Yumi's Hikaru no Go is an anime about "Weiqi", an ancient Chinese board game which is now more popularly known in Japan as "Go". Because Go is perceived as neither an easy game to learn, nor an entertaining one to watch, its popularity had been waning in...

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Hikaru no Go
  • TV (75 eps)
  • 2001 - 2003

While examining an old Go board in his grandfather's basement, twelve-year-old Shindo Hikaru is possessed by the restless spirit of Sai, an ancient Go master who has waited for over one thousand...

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Arcanum Jul 2015
updated their review of Someday's Dreamers
Score 8/10

Story Have you wondered how magnificent it would be to have magical powers? If so, then Someday's Dreamers is the anime for you. It is a mellowed slice-of-life exploration of what the modern world might be like if mages lived side-by-side normal humans. The viewer follows the adventures...

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Someday's Dreamers
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2003

In a modern world, magic has become a service industry. From transforming a house, to arranging an article in the newspaper, no job is too big or too small for a mage, who are thought of highly in...

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Arcanum Jul 2015
updated their review of The Twelve Kingdoms
Score 5.5/10

Story Juuni Kokki ( The Twelve Kingdoms ) is best described as an epic "world-discovery" anime. Ono Fuyumi creates a vast, and richly detailed fantasy world consisting of twelve kingdoms, each governed by an immortal emperor supported by his or her kirin , a magical beast...

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The Twelve Kingdoms
  • TV (45 eps)
  • 2002 - 2003

Yohko is nothing but ordinary. Throughout her life she has been considered an outcast, especially with a hair color not native to many in Japan, bright red. Things change for Yohko when a mysterious...

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Paprika
  • Movie (1 ep x 91 min)
  • 2006

In Japan, a team of scientists have created a medical breakthrough: a device that allows the wearer to enter the dreams of a patient, for the purpose of healing. The talented Paprika is a master at...

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Mind Game
  • Movie (1 ep x 104 min)
  • 2004

Nishi has been in love with Myon since he was 9 years old. They both had feelings for each other, but due to Nishi's cowardice their relationship never became more than friendship. Now, in the...

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Piano no Mori
  • Movie (1 ep x 100 min)
  • 2007

Born into the wealthy family of a famous musician, Shu Amamiya feels it is his fate to become a professional pianist. But when he transfers to a new elementary school, his goal is threatened by an...

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Appleseed Movie
  • Movie (1 ep x 105 min)
  • 2004

In a world where mankind is at the brink of destruction, one lone scientist has concocted the means to save it: bioroids. These artificial humans coexist with humans in the city of Olympus, under the...

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Arcanum May 2013
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Ninja Scroll
  • Movie (1 ep x 92 min)
  • 1993

Jubei Kibagami is just a wandering swordsman minding his own business... until fate lands him in the middle of a battle with the terrifying Devils of Kimon! Now the fate of all of Japan lies in the...

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Grave of the Fireflies
  • Movie (1 ep x 88 min)
  • 1988

With their father serving overseas in the Navy towards the end of the World War 2, Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are living as normally as they can. One day during a firebomb raid on the city...

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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • Movie (1 ep x 98 min)
  • 2006

Makoto Konno is a somewhat foolish and tomboyish high school student who spends most of her time hanging out with her two male friends. Things change one day when she suddenly gains the ability to...

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Toward the Terra
  • Movie (1 ep x 115 min)
  • 1980

Five hundred years ago, mankind abandoned Earth after the devastation it caused on her soil. For efficiency, and to make sure not to repeat the same mistakes, men are now grown in test tubes and...

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Arcanum Jan 2012
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The Place Promised In Our Early Days
  • Movie (1 ep x 90 min)
  • 2004

At the end of World War II, Japan was split and a great tower was erected that reached the skies. For three friends, Hiroki, Takuya, and Sayuri, memories of their summer spent together would stay...

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Spirited Away
  • Movie (1 ep x 125 min)
  • 2001

Chihiro and her family are on their way to their new home, when they discover an abandoned amusement park. After Chihiro's family mysteriously turn into pigs, she is thrown into a surreal world of...

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5 Centimeters per Second
  • Movie (1 ep x 62 min)
  • 2007

Although today Tono Takaki and Shinohara Akari live far apart due to a family move shortly after elementary school, they were once two shy young students brought together by their shared differences...

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