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  • Joined Jul 17, 2011
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Serial Experiments Lain

on Aug 1, 2011

General comments: Serial Experiments Lain is a deep and intricate show. It's both thought-provoking and emotional. The seriousness of it can seem odd to those who are used to more colorful animes, and because of that, it's not for everyone. But as you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, you shouldn't judge this show by its first episode. While it starts off slowly, it does pick up the pace, and once it does it becomes a fascinating watch. Story: The story of Serial Experiments Lain revolves around a young girl named Lain. She lives a quiet and isolated life with her family. Her interactions with others... read more

9/10 story
8/10 animation
8/10 sound
8.5/10 characters
9/10 overall

Samurai Champloo

on Jul 30, 2011

General statement: Samurai Champloo is one of the rare animes that is able to pull off a historical setting without it being too serious or too utterly ridiculous. The plot relies on actual Japanese history blended with funny modern touches that keep your interest. Even if you're not hugely into cultural studies, you can still enjoy the show, which is something that I have to give the creators props for. Story: The story of Samurai Champloo begins when a young waitress Fuu meets a straggler in the restaurant where she works. The local lord's son, another patron, is giving her a hard time, and the straggler... read more

8/10 story
8.5/10 animation
9/10 sound
7.5/10 characters
8.5/10 overall