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yasmin09 Sep 23
updated their review of Honey and Clover
Score 9/10

Story: A slice of life kind of anime without a set plot where we follow the lives of three roommates who are in college and trying to find purpose in their lives. That's the basic gist of the anime and yet the story manages to add so much depth, humor, and reality into it at such a well pace...

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Honey and Clover
  • TV (24 eps)
  • 2005

Art college: cradle of romance, home of bittersweet moments. Takemoto is struggling to find his direction in life, while his roommates Morita and Mayama are moving confidently - or recklessly...

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yasmin09 Sep 22
updated their review of Blood-C
Score 3.9/10

Story: CLAMP and vampires, what could go wrong? Apparently, a lot and I am not exaggerating when I state that this anime was flat out horrible in so many ways. The story first dragged out the several episodes by having them pan out in almost the exact same way. Girl acts clumsy, talks to dad...

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Blood-C
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2011

Clumsy, good-natured Saya lives a happy life surrounded by her classmates, her admirers, and the loving guidance of her father, the priest of a shrine. But mysterious, bloodthirsty monsters have...

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yasmin09 Sep 19
updated their review of Kuroshitsuji
Score 6.5/10

Story: So when I started watching Black Butler, I was quite blown away, thinking this would turn out to be an amazing anime. A young boy makes a deal with the devil. In exchange for his soul, the devil must work for him as a butler until he fulfills his desire for revenge against those who...

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Kuroshitsuji
  • TV (24 eps)
  • 2008 - 2009

In Victorian England it is commonplace for the rich and wealthy to have a staff, led by a head butler, to run their households; the Phantomhive Estate is no different. The young and demanding Count...

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yasmin09 Sep 17
updated their review of Death Note
Score 7.9/10

Story: Teenager Light Yagami comes across a notebook that states that anyone's name written into it will die as long as the owner knows the name and face of the person. There are more detailed rules but that is the one main one to know. Once he gets ahold of the deathnote, he starts killing...

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Death Note
  • TV (37 eps)
  • 2006 - 2007

Have you ever felt like the world would be a better place if certain people weren’t around? Such grim daydreams might occur when watching the dismal daily news, but on one fateful day, Light...

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yasmin09 Sep 9
updated their review of Toradora!
Score 9/10

Story: All I can say about this story without ruining anything is already given in the story summary. On the surface, this seems like a cliche, predictable high school romantic comedy but after watching this anime, it turned out to be a whole lot more. It was original, not quite...

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Toradora!
  • TV (25 eps)
  • 2008 - 2009

Ryuuji Takasu has an eventful life: his classmates think he's a delinquent due to his 'killer' eyes; his crush Minori seems ever out of reach; and he’s just had an unfortunate encounter with...

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yasmin09 Sep 8
updated their review of Usagi Drop
Score 9.5/10

Story: The series revolved around a 30-year old bachelor who decided to take care of the recently found out illegitimate young child of his grandfather, after no one else in his family decided to step up to the responsibility. This followed the developing relationship between the single man...

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Usagi Drop
  • TV (11 eps)
  • 2011

When Daikichi's grandfather dies he leaves behind a young daughter named Rin. However, as most of the family is embarrassed at the idea of a 79-year-old man having a six-year-old child, they can't...

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yasmin09 Aug 28
updated their review of Gakuen Alice
Score 7.8/10

Story : Simply put, Mikan's best friend goes to Alice Academy, an academy where only children with special abilities may go, and so Mikan goes there to see Hotaru and winds up being admitted to the school as well. What ensues is crazy hilariousness and unexpected drama. This anime was...

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Gakuen Alice
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2004 - 2005

Ever since they met, emotionless Hotaru and ditzy Mikanhave been best friends, and are virtually inseparable-- that is, until Hotaru is invited to attend a strange school far away, a school for those...

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yasmin09 Aug 26
updated their review of The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
Score 9/10

* Note: This may seem obvious to most but I feel like I should state this anyway: Do not watch this unless you have watched the first season of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. Story: While the first season revolves around Kyon discovering the world of aliens, time travelers, vespers, and...

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The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • Movie (1 ep x 162 min)
  • 2010

Yesterday, Kyon was helping prepare for an SOS Brigade Christmas party. But today, he wakes up to a whole other world. Haruhi and the SOS Brigade are gone, Koizumi's class is missing, Asahina...

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yasmin09 Aug 23
updated their review of Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai
Score 7.5/10

Story: The premise revolves around an antisocial teenage boy who spends all his time playing dating sims and accepts a challenge to capture the hearts of females. Unbenownst to him, the deal was to capture the hearts of real females to release the loose souls that are within them with the help...

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Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2010

Dating sim master Keima Katsuragi wants nothing more than to immerse himself in the 2D world, chasing digital girlfriends. But when the so-called 'Capturing God' answers a mysterious email from an...

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yasmin09 Aug 18
updated their review of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
Score 9/10

Story: Lelouch, a high school student, obtains a power (geass) that allows him to make others obey his orders and uses the power to try to free Japan from Britiannian rule in order to make a nation for the weak. The anime goes at a breakneck speed, rarely dragging the plot. There is constant...

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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • TV (25 eps)
  • 2006 - 2007

In 2010, the Britannian Empire enslaved Japan using powerful mecha known as Knightmares; in the aftermath Japan was renamed Area 11, and its people began a hard and terrible existence. Lelouch, a...

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yasmin09 Aug 14
updated their review of Durarara!!
Score 9.5/10

Story: I kept seeing Durarara! on the main site for crunchyroll and finally decided that I would try it, and, man, am I so glad that I did. This storyline for this anime was by far, brilliant. It was executed in such a fascinating and unique manner. It revolves around several people, each with...

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Durarara!!
  • TV (24 eps)
  • 2010

Looking for a change, Mikado moves from the countryside to bustling Ikebukuro to attend the same high school as his best friend, Masaomi. Though navigating a new school and friendships can prove...

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yasmin09 Aug 6
updated their review of Clannad
Score 7.9/10

Story: Clannad is a lovely and hilarious anime about Tomoya and his development through senior year, befriending a group of interesting and entertaining females. The arcs are sweet and moving and even though predictable at times, nicely developed with plenty of comedy splashed about to keep the...

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Clannad
  • TV (23 eps)
  • 2007 - 2008

Tomoya Okazaki is a third-year high school student who is generally bored with life and doesn't take his studies, future, or anything else seriously. One day, however, he meets a lonely-looking girl...

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yasmin09 Jul 28
updated their review of Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love 1000%
Score 3/10

Story: Allow me to describe the banal unoriginalty that these series chose to hurl at the clearly preteen female demographic. This series revolved around a stereotypically bland generic female (i.e. kind and optimistic with no other defining traits) who chose to attend a music academy so she...

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Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love 1000%
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2011

When Haruka gets the chance to take the entrance exam for Saotome Academy for the Performing Arts, it seems as though she’s one step closer to her dream of composing songs for her favorite...

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yasmin09 Jul 23
updated their review of Eden of the East
Score 7.8/10

Story: This anime follows the life of a college student who runs into a young man who has lost his memory and tries to help him to figure out the details about his past. The series boldly deals with undercover politics, assassin, missiles, war, terrorist attacks, NEETs, high-technology, and...

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Eden of the East
  • TV (11 eps)
  • 2009

In the year 2010, on a day called ‘Careless Monday', ten missiles hit the cities of Japan; miraculously, there are no casualties and the event quickly fades from public memory. Some time later...

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yasmin09 Jul 21
updated their review of Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
Score 6.5/10

Story: Basic premise consists of a high school student council president Misaki originally disliking guys because her father abandoned her mother and daughters, leaving them in debt. She now works at Maid Cafe in order to garner an income for her poor family and doesn’t want anyone at...

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Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2010

President of the Student Council at the almost-all-boys Seika High School, the hard-as-nails Misaki Ayuzawa works every day to make life easier on the small population of co-eds who have...

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yasmin09 Jul 19
updated their review of Soul Eater
Score 7.6/10

Story: Soul Eater is an anime about school kids that train to exorcise evil which is slightly reminiscent of d.gray-man yet it manages to itself. It starts off well and keeps building momentum until it ceases with an extremely sub-par ending which is so disappointing because had it not been for...

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Soul Eater
  • TV (51 eps)
  • 2008 - 2009

In a bizarre fantasy world, students known as meisters are trained at the illustrious Shinigami Weapon Meister University; but the tools they wield are no ordinary weapons! Each meister is paired...

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yasmin09 Jul 19
updated their review of K-On!
Score 7.5/10

Story: K-On! is simply about high girls starting up a music club and getting the chance to have fun playing music together and whatnot. There really is not much plot outside but somehow the anime works. The events that they go through are not particularly unique nor are they extremely dramatic...

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K-On!
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2009

It's the first day of high school, and plenty of school clubs are doing their best to recruit new members. However, for ditzy Yui, none of them seem to fit the bill. However, when she accidentally...

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yasmin09 May 25
updated their review of Honey and Clover II
Score 9/10

Story: The story starts where it left off from Honey and Clover I. Although it has the same feel as the first, the content becomes more melodramatic and leans heavily on unrequited love, drama, pain, and the bittersweet feeling from growing up and growing apart. Though there is some comedy...

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Honey and Clover II
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2006

While Takemoto uncovers a path for himself, his love for Hagu is forcing him to lead a difficult college life. Takemoto, Hagu, and Morita are still trying to deal with their love triangle, and each...

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yasmin09 May 22
updated their review of Air
Score 6.5/10

Story: This is a story about a young man in search of the girl in the sky with wings whom his mother told him about. It has some comedy but is more heavy on the drama and whimisical aspects.There were a lot of confusing arcs and histories told that left me baffled and I had to go research the...

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Air
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2005

The 'girl in the sky' is a legend passed down through the ranks of one special family. Armed with the magical puppet skills he learned from his mother, Yukito Kunisaki follows in her footsteps...

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yasmin09 May 21
updated their review of Baccano!
Score 8.5/10

Story: Baccano! follows the lives of a wide cast through an intertwining series of events that dealt with the underground workings of the mafia, gang rivalry, thievery, and even alchemy to say the least ranging a couple years in the 1930's (1929-1932). This series jumps back and forth between...

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Baccano!
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2007

It's the 1930s, and Mafia groups fight for supremacy in American cities. Young Firo joins the secretive Camorra group; a meek street boy, Jacuzzi, finds himself the leader of a gang of thugs; an...

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yasmin09 May 6
updated their review of Fullmetal Alchemist
Score 7.9/10

Story: For those who have read the manga, this series does NOT follow it. Though the main premise of the brother's and their journey for the Philosopher's Stone remains, the rest of the plot strays completely. It would be unfair to compare this to Brotherhood since the two animes are completely...

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Fullmetal Alchemist
  • TV (51 eps)
  • 2003 - 2004

Once upon a time, two brothers passed the happy days of their childhood by studying alchemy, which is governed by the equal transfer principle: an eye for an eye -- you can't get more than you give...

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yasmin09 Apr 2016
updated their review of Lovely Complex
Score 8/10

Story: The anime revolves around a tall girl liking a short guy and the fact the such a coupling is socially looked down upon or mocked. I thought that this anime would be predictable, cliche, and not memorable. Man, oh man, was I proven severely wrong.  Before, watching this anime or...

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Lovely Complex
  • TV (24 eps)
  • 2007

Lovely Complex is a story of a boy and a girl. The girl, Koizumi Risa, is much taller than the average Japanese girl; and the boy, Atsushi Otani, is much shorter than the average Japanese boy. Due to...

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yasmin09 Apr 2016
updated their review of Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu
Score 7.5/10

Story: This anime takes place in an academy that separates the students based on how well they do on an annual exam with the highest in Class A down to the lowest in Class F. We get to see how the Class F students try to take on Class A in what are known as summon battles in order to help a girl...

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Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2010

Fumizuki Academy is divided into classes ranked based purely on ability; Class A has laptops, reclining seats and ultimate comfort whereas Class F has to settle for a rundown classroom with rotten...

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yasmin09 Apr 2016
updated their review of Hetalia: Axis Powers
Score 9/10

Story: I was rather skeptical about watching an anime on history. I just find it to be so dull yet somehow this anime made me interested in World History, particularly the before and after of World War II. It just does 5 minute segments, so nothing gets drawn out or convuluted. The countries...

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Hetalia: Axis Powers
  • Web (52 eps x 5 min)
  • 2009 - 2010

In a time filled with wars, environmental concerns and issues, there lives a gaggle of beautiful boys that are the personification of the world's countries. Japan, England, France, Finland, Germany...

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yasmin09 Apr 2016
updated their review of Skip Beat!
Score 8.5/10

Story: Skip Beat starts off about a typical shojo girl who slaves away for the one she loves only to be dumped by him when he decides she's no longer necessary. Rather than crying and giving up on life, she exacts to get revenge on him by joining show-biz and outranking him. Ah Skip Beat...

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Skip Beat!
  • TV (25 eps)
  • 2008 - 2009

Kyoko moves to the big city with the prince of her dreams Shotaro; he wants to make it big in the entertainment business, so she works hard at many different jobs to support him as he achieves his...

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yasmin09 Mar 2016
updated their review of Death Note
Score 7.5/10

Story: Death Note had an interesting and unique enough premise. A highly intelligent but bored teenager finds a notebook that can kill anyone who's name is written into it as long as the owner knows the name and face of who he wants dead. There are plenty more rules involved with using the...

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Death Note
  • Vol: 12; Ch: 108
  • 2004 - 2006

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Top-ranked student Yagami Light is disenchanted with the world around him. Through a series of events, he comes into possession of the ultimate...

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yasmin09 Mar 2016
dropped
Maria Holic
  • Vol: 14; Ch: 86
  • 2006 - 2014

Kanako Miyamae hates boys so much that she breaks out into hives after any physical contact with them. So when she is able to transfer to the Ame no Kisaki Girl's school, Kanako is overjoyed that she...

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yasmin09 Mar 2016
updated their review of Absolute Boyfriend
Score 4.5/10

Story: Absolute Boyfriend is about a high school chick who is so desperate for a boyfriend that she actually buys one from a questionable catalogue and winds up with a "perfect" boyfriend who happens to be a robot, and of course, complication and drama ensues. Frankly, this story was...

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Absolute Boyfriend
  • Vol: 6; Ch: 32
  • 2003 - 2005

All Riiko Izawa wants is a boyfriend, but she has been rejected left and right by every guy she has ever liked. In a moment of desperation, she orders a special "Nightly Lover" figure from...

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yasmin09 Mar 2016
updated their review of Love★Com
Score 8.5/10

Story: This manga revolves around the relationship between a tall girl and short guy and how they're constantly picked on because of their height difference. Honestly, this completely changed my stance on not having a relationship with a guy who's shorter than me. Plenty of females, including...

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Love★Com
  • Vol: 17; Ch: 62
  • 2001 - 2007

Koizumi Risa is very tall, and Otani Atsushi is very short; thrust together into the same class in high school, they rapidly develop a natural conflict, constantly picking at each other in a friendly...

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