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OrionBeoulve

  • USA, Ohio
  • Joined May 24, 2009
  • 26 / M

Elfen Lied

on Dec 9, 2009

Ah, Elfen Lied. This one has an interesting public view. Seems people either love it or hate it, I rarely see a middle ground. The first thing I want to address is you should avoid being put off by the immediate appearence. It is very simple to look at it and figure that it is just based off pointless nudity and violence. If you are able to sit down and give it a chance you quickly see there are reasons for what happens and things that guide it beyond pure shock value. Don't get me wrong, I am sure a lot of it is in for shock value but there is at least a story attached to it.Story: Granted it uses some... See full review

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

Cowboy Bebop

on Dec 9, 2009

This is the overall classic for me. It was really my first anime when I started watching it on Adult Swim. While the animation is a little dated by todays standards, it fits the style of the story and does not look bad at all. I have never been a big stickler for sound quality so as long as it's clear (which it is) I tend to enjoy it. The song choices were pretty good as well, the church scene in Ballad of Fallen Angels as an example. All the characters just about were rememorable for various reasons. Even the bounty targets they chased had their own unique (although some cliche) personalities. So I admit... See full review

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