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  • Morgantown, WV
  • Joined Apr 12, 2014
  • 35 / F

Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru

Oct 26, 2016

After the three episode test: Clean attractive animation? Check. Solid voice acting? Check. Fun catchy opening theme? Check. Endearing slice of life scenes? Check. Cuties and bishies? Check... check check check check check and more checks constantly. And this is the problem. The little story you get seems interesting enough, and I was really looking forward to getting to know some of the characters more in depth. The cast is so huge and unwieldy that you barely start getting an attachment to the character you're seeing on screen before you're whisked away to briefly meet another member... See full review

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

Divine Gate

Feb 22, 2016

Spoiler free! I really thought I was going to like this anime when it started. The premise seemed interesting and I really liked some of the characters. I also liked the animation style, it's different from a lot of animes. And the opening song is pretty good too, probably my favorite thing I'm going to take away from this anime. The story just seemed to meander though, without ever really explaining anything. And not in the mysterious good kind of way, where you can't wait to figure out what's going on, but more in the poorly thought out kind of way. The tag says it was based on a video game, which I have... See full review

4/10 story
7/10 animation
8/10 sound
7/10 characters
5/10 overall

World Trigger

Jul 3, 2015

I'm writing this review just to say - don't be deceived by the first couple episodes. The show gets a lot better after a kind of awkward start, and you'll be glad you stuck through. It's by no means a perfect anime, but it's highly entertaining and very conducive to binge watching - the show creators really know how to leave you wanting more at the end of an episode.

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