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Baeron

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Rakshasa Street

Feb 25, 2017

This was an interesting anime, to say the least. It starts off very slow, luring you into a sense of complacency by trying to look generic, but as the episodes tick by, you soon realize something is very wrong. The past and future are reeled together in a rather awkward manner through the short episodes, but they reveal just as much as they need to push the plot along. The twists at the end were incredibly obvious when I think back about it... but still, they broadsided me when they finally reached the light. I might actually look up the Manga of this. The story and characters are what really made... See full review

10/10 story
6/10 animation
6/10 sound
10/10 characters
8/10 overall

Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation

Apr 21, 2016

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

Dec 11, 2014

 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

Oct 1, 2011

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