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Baeron

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Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation

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When I first saw this, I had a little bit of nostalgia toward my own PSO Blue Burst days of yore. Unfortunately I was disappointed by the contents inside. The show feels incredibly vapid, yet entertaining, as it strained me in two directions. Under the action it has a visibly forced layer of "Japanese School is always first". Even as the characters are being attacked by enemy forces, they're still more concerned with how their next quiz will be. They even used an "inspiration for survival" where one character basically said "You can't die here, you still have to organize this... See full review

1/10 story
8/10 animation
5/10 sound
8/10 characters
5/10 overall

Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons

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 Cross Ange.   (Review after watching up to ep 10) This one is a quite a head scratcher. For those of you looking for mindless entertainment, I suggest you turn away. Your mind will become engaged by the content within, and for many, the content is not something they actively want to think about. Rape abuse and torment are the themes of this show, to make that point clear. Within a “Utopian” world where all crimes can be solved by the use of magic the “Norma” are prejudiced against because they are IMMUNE to all forms of magic. As they cannot use them, and cannot be... See full review

5/10 story
7/10 animation
3/10 sound
5/10 characters
5/10 overall

No. 6

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Story: I'd have to say that No. 6 started out with quite an interesting plot... started being the key word, as a boy gets rescured while being pursued by an ambiguous "safety squad" from the city. The story stays strong with intrigue and suspense.. untill around episode 7, when it begins to fall apart. Around episodes 9, it becomes more and more clear that the animators are suddenly rushed to conclude their storyline...not just conclude but concoct an ending, as if they never planned this far into the show. They do so by placing a supernatural air on the story, and by episode 10, they just dump... See full review

5/10 story
7/10 animation
8/10 sound
7/10 characters
7/10 overall