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  • Joined Apr 11, 2012
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Ocean Waves

Jan 2, 2015

Garbage. That’s what happens when you leave film production to overambitious young animators. Apparently they exceeded the budget and left Studio Ghibli fans to chow down on a tasteless piece of animation. I was bored, even the characters in the film looked bored. It still accommodated the calming Studio Ghibli atmosphere, however one dimensional characters and their one dimensional existence left me unable to relate to them. And anyways, who wants to see emotionally unstable girl and the dullest guy ever existed going on an ‘adventure’ in Tokyo. It’s not a hidden Studio Ghibli... See full review

2/10 story
5/10 animation
5/10 sound
1/10 characters
3/10 overall

Clannad After Story

Jan 2, 2015

Oh please give my life back… Like any other girl I’m no stranger to romantic animes. I even shed a tear during final episode of Bokura ga Ita, but this was an absolute torture. To be fair I was forced to watch Clannad by my friend at the most inconvenient time ever – after I just finished gobbling up Attack on Titan. Ok, the first season was kinda enjoyable (?): lovely animation, sweet stories. But the After Story just dumped all the cheesiness on me without any mercy. Predictable very very very cliché plot and cringey grown up characters, blowing everything out of proportion. I... See full review

4/10 story
7/10 animation
6/10 sound
2/10 characters
4/10 overall