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Darksummerswind

  • PA, USA
  • Joined Mar 19, 2011
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Sword Art Online

on Oct 12, 2012

Warning! This review may contain spoilers of the anime Sword Art Online. Proceed with Caution! I was very excited to see the Sword Art Online anime after reading the light novel and after seeing the "end" of the first novel in the anime, I was not disappointed. It followed the novel well and managed to cut out parts without getting rid of major plots points. Story: Imagine being able to actually go into a video game and play around like you were actually there (Think of the Matrix). You meet other people and are having fun when you suddenly find out that you can't log out of the virtual... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 animation
10/10 sound
10/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

First Squad: The Moment Of Truth

on May 20, 2011

Story First Squad had an interesting mix of action and the supernatural.  I think what struck me the most in the OVA were the interviews of war veterans and historians.  They made it seem historical and real.  I myself thought that the movie was real for a few minutes.  What had me on the edge of my seat was the chase scene on the train and build up to the final battle.  Then it happened to fall flat on its face.  The final scene seemed to be over in a blink and the ending left a dry taste in my mouth.  The whole thing itself made it seem like the pilot episode of a... See full review

8/10 story
9/10 animation
8/10 sound
6.5/10 characters
7/10 overall

Angel Beats!

on Mar 27, 2011

Story: After seeing this series I have to say that the story, while great and interesting, does have some holes in it. The story starts off with a boy named Otonashi waking up in purgatory with no memories of his past life.  Right off the bat a girl named Yuri asks him to join the Shinda Sekai Sensen (SSS), a group led by Yuri to fight against God in retaliation for the unjust lives they led.  Their only real opponent is a girl called Angel, who is sort of like the moderator of purgatory. Along the way the members of the SSS learn that the only way to leave purgatory is to let go of your... See full review

9/10 story
10/10 animation
10/10 sound
8/10 characters
9/10 overall