The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (2013) - Reviews

Alt title: Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan (2013)

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Falkunfetur's avatar
Apr 2, 2018


There's no need to watch this.  It does pretty much everything poorly, and offers nothing that the 2016 version doesn't, if anything at all.

It has a joke or two, that, in concept, are funny.  2016 proves this.  But there are three things that hold it back, execution-wise, from being entertaining.

1) The artwork and animation have me wanting to wash my eyes out.

2) Everything moves too slowly.

3) There are only a few jokes, most of which are the least interesting, and which are stretched out to over 10 minutes.

I'll be perfectly honest: the only reason I'm reviewing this is to be the first one.  I have basically zero interest in actually discussing this piece of garbage.

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
1/10 overall
dojacatsenshi1's avatar
Jun 14, 2020

i liked season 1 better but still super enjoyed it and would watch again !! 

8.5/10 story
8/10 animation
8/10 sound
9/10 characters
8/10 overall
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savav's avatar
Apr 2, 2020

It is one of my favorite animes. It starts out by not having a direct plot, but as time goes on you can see a strong story of friendship. It has an excellent dry humor and is overall very fun. Saiki is one of my favorite characters of all time.

8/10 story
7/10 animation
?/10 sound
10/10 characters
9.5/10 overall
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Okayanonymous's avatar
Sep 23, 2019

I love this anime so much, especially Saiki. He's like my spiritual animal. 

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