Shoka - Reviews

IDDKyewD's avatar
May 18, 2010

What did I just watch?

Granted I'm not a big fan of feudal Japan type settings but the premise of Shoka seemed interesting.

Unfortunately I found myself constantly lost throughout this special. Plot points were made and dropped, even important sentences seemed to fade away without conclusion.

I admire experimental styles of animation, but I found the colours muddy and I really didn't like the sketchy look of this anime. To be honest I find that I only truly enjoy that style when it's done by Studio4C. Considering art and creativity was an important plot-point in this anime, the execution felt very lazy to me.

Avoid this anime.

5/10 story
6/10 animation
7/10 sound
1/10 characters
4/10 overall
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