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Neon Genesis Evangelion

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

Okay. This review will be more fleshed out then my usual reviews. Largely because of the controversy surrounding the percieved quality of this particular show. I keep to smaller reviews normally for the sake of just taking a quick and objective approach to try and let a consumer decide if they will enjoy a product while taking up the smallest possible amount of their time to do so. This show however, needs to be talked about at greater length. Well, you can see the scores I gave to it. So you know I think it is all around a great show, but the metrics given by anime planet are a little bit crude when... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 animation
10/10 sound
9/10 characters
9.3/10 overall

Endro~!

WaggonBallZ's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

on the first episode, i thought that i wouldnt like this anime, but i must say this anime is pretty wholesome. especially in the end, its very wholesome. my fav eps are 8,9 and 12. although some episodes were kind of boring (for me) but its worth the watch. and i recommend if you got bored on some episodes, just hold on and watch it until the end. i wouldnt give this a solid 10 tho. im kinda picky with giving 10/10 ratings, but this is wholesome. 

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9.5/10 story
10/10 animation
10/10 sound
10/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Ghost in the Shell

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This is a pretty good hypothetical thriller film.The animation and sound design are all super appealing, even for today's standards, and while the execution of the story and the character development is all sort of just okay, the thematic elements of the film are genuinely thought provoking. The characters and story are largely just passable, but to say I didn't enjoy this movie would be an outright lie. I say try it out.

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6/10 story
9/10 animation
8/10 sound
6/10 characters
7.3/10 overall

Kanon (2006)

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This show is not much different from the original. It has some nice visual execution and some pretty decent music, but the characters and the story are still sort of generic and lacking altogether. Still a 6.5 out of ten. If you like KyoAni's visual novel interpretations though, definitiely give it a try, if you are unfamiliar with them, then this show could probably go either way for you, but if you have things to do that you are sure you will enjoy other than watching this show, do those things instead. It's not a bad show. It's just okay.

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5/10 story
8/10 animation
7/10 sound
6/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

Sengoku Night Blood

Mysticerlia's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

I honestly loved this anime. I never understood why people didn't like it, but i truly liked it. it had some boring moments but i absolutely loved the plot and everything. I wish there would be a second season.

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

Given

Mooni3rou's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

Best anime I watched. It is very hard to let go tho. It is a wholesome anime with some dark sides. Hope there will be a season two! I really want to watch the movie! I very very recommended it to you! Story is great the design and animations! Mafuyu is my favorite character in this anime. 

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

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This is one of my favorite films of all time, and easily my second favorite Ghibli film. So, here's why. This was both my own and the world's first introduction to the warm, beautiful, and nuanced characters written by Miyazaki. The characters in this film are incredible, and while there are some cheesey bits to Nausicaa herself, she is still a very well writen and presented female lead. The sound design and music of the film are absolutely stellar. Hisaishi's music almost always is. The visuals in the film are innovative and awe inspiring. The writing and presentation of the show's environmentalist themes... See full review

9/10 story
10/10 animation
10/10 sound
9/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

My Hero Academia 4

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Nov 25, 2020

It was a good season. Nothing I would really brag about but I consider this season like that "Breath of Fresh Air" before things actually get crazy. Instead of pointing focus on the main villains in the first third, they divert the story towards something else while still maintaining the seriousness of the hero's work; which is alright with me. The crow mask guy was a likable villain in my opinion though his reasons for doing what he does still eludes me a little. But I think that half of the story was more so focused on Lemillion than Deku or the other heroes considering he does suffer the... See full review

7/10 story
8/10 animation
10/10 sound
7/10 characters
7.5/10 overall

My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This season sees more improvements in the visuals and in the sounds of the show. The story also successfully achieves what the first season attempted with blending the dramatic moments with the more lighthearted moments. However, this season falls victim to its fans. I am familiar with the some of the show's fanbase, and they are big fans of some of the show's secondary female characters and ship them with the lead character. The show responds to this with the teasing of some sort of harem plot, and this teased harem plot wastes so much screen time in this season. The show never comits to a harem plot. It... See full review

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

My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

The second season of this show focuses more on the dramatic side of the story, eliminating the unpleasant juxtaposition of the first season's tones. The side character work is either improved, or ignored for the sake of the main characters. So the characters are improved as well. The soundtrack and animation both see pretty decent improvements that bring the show to life a little bit more.

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9/10 story
7/10 animation
7/10 sound
9/10 characters
8/10 overall

My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

I am going to go ahead and get this out of the way, but this is actually one of my favorite anime. I enjoy this anime because a lot of the themes presented in it, and also becuase I think the script of its main characters is pretty solid. The show obviously has some objective issues to it. There are several anime that I enjoy way more than this one as films and crafts. This being one of my favorite anime is a result of my personal bias, not because I think it is any sort of masterpiece.

First, I want to talk about the characters and story. I have heard several folks bash tis show for its dialogue... See full review

8/10 story
6/10 animation
6/10 sound
8/10 characters
7/10 overall

Haikyuu!! To the Top: Part II

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Nov 25, 2020

(NO SPOILERS) A lot of the issues viewers are having with this season lies in the animation. But people are forgetting something very important: art changes. Art styles are rarely ever stagnant, it's not something that is seen as good in this industry. Having a steady style is important, yes, but also improving that style to the best of the the artist's capabilities is mroe important. Around this time in the manga, Mr. Furudate's art style started improving a lot more, as he intriduced more characters he started adapting his style to accentuate that better. Which is why the anime's animation style changed... See full review

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

My Girlfriend is Shobitch

lostm1's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

I honestly don't know why so many people have a problem with this show, its pretty clear from the description, the firsr episode heck even the first 5 seconds of the opening what this show is. It has turned out to be one of my favorite comedy anime. Yes some of the jokes are a little repetitive, however its the absurdity mixed with the glimses of geninuine love and vulnribility that really make this show special. Its also nice how the many of the gags end up serving to also move the plot forward in regards to the main characters relationship which is more in depth than some actual romance shows ive seen... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
8/10 overall

Laputa: Castle in the Sky

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Nov 25, 2020

magic floating island with sky robots????? immediate 10/10

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10/10 story
9.5/10 animation
10/10 sound
10/10 characters
10/10 overall

The Promised Neverland

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Nov 25, 2020

Man, this series was amazing! It kept me on the edge of my seat!

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

My Neighbor Totoro

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This one is really nice. An aspect of the film that some people don't like about it is that the stakes of the narrative are relatively small when compared to its two Ghibli predecessors. This is one of the reasons it stands out to me though. The story is simplified and focused on just the world of its characters, and the stakes remain in that contained space. It makes the film much more lighthearted and relaxing, all while Miyazaki's environmentalism remains in the undertones of the film. The music is still wonderful. The visuals are stellar. The characters are all appealing. Great family film.

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8/10 story
10/10 animation
9/10 sound
8/10 characters
8.8/10 overall

Masamune-kun's Revenge

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This anime was okay. It establishes a unique premeise and capitalizes on it pretty well. That was nice to see. The characters are kinda meh though. The animation and music were decent enough to ever so slightly pleasing, earning them a 6. Undfortunately, while the show capitalizes on a unique premise, that is sort of the only appeal to the story. It is executed really well regarding the plot, but it lacks all depth or nuance. This is good romance show if you want to turn your brain off. Otherwise, this one is just kinda passable as a tv production.

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6/10 story
6/10 animation
6/10 sound
5/10 characters
5.8/10 overall

Fish in the Trap

QuiqueOsse's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

Story Matsui is an innocent high schooler who falls in love with the swim captain Yuuji, thus deciding to become a member of the swimming club. He is taken by Yuuji to a bar, after a swim competition, where he is mocked by Yuuji's friends and stupidly drinks and smokes anything they give him. We can already see in the bar that the members of the group have sexual attraction towards each other, which is better explained when Azumaishi and Kurakawa are having sex but while Azumaishi is in love with Kurakawa, Kurakawa is in love with Yuuji. Meanwhile, Yuuji is confronted by his grandfather for his... See full review

3/10 story
4/10 animation
1/10 sound
1.5/10 characters
3/10 overall

Dog & Scissors

SophieFilo16's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

After 5+ years, I finally managed to force myself to finish these 12 episodes. After the first few episodes, this anime loses all its charm and just becomes an unfunny, reptitive filler. It's not outright horrible because it at least has characters with personalities (as 1-dimensional as they might be) and occasionally has a plot (as absrud or forgettable as it may be). This anime is nothing more than a time waster. The animation is average. The music is generic enough to forget about it immediately. Voice acting is average at best. Characters are below average. Plots are almost nonexistentent... See full review

3/10 story
5/10 animation
4/10 sound
3/10 characters
4/10 overall

Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Heart Throb

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This one is a decent continuation of the previous season. The show's visuals remain very appealing. The music isn't as good, but this season doesn't overuse it's best tracks. So it gets the same score in sound. The characters are expanded upon from the previous season, but there is a new character that was added as an excuse to just have more material, and she is kinda annoying. So while the original characters improve a bit, I still have to give it the same character score. The story suffers from that new character even though they expand on the coming of age angle of the show. So it will keep a score of... See full review

5/10 story
8/10 animation
7/10 sound
6/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This show is pretty okay. Emphasis on pretty. The animation is really nice, the camera work is comedically overdramatic, and I think that was intentional. The music is nice. Though it's kind of used poorly. Like, some of my favorite tv anime tracks come from this show, but all those best tracks are severely overused in the show. The characters are kinda wild and overdramatic for comedic effect, and I would say a bit too much. The story is meh, but overall, it's KyoAni doing what they do well, funny cute stuff.

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5/10 story
8/10 animation
7/10 sound
6/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

Laputa: Castle in the Sky

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Nov 25, 2020

This movie is a wonderous journey. I know this is something that most Ghibli movies do, but this one is particularly exceptional. Each frame in the film is a beautiful work of art, and the characters are entertaining and well motivated (except the bad guy, who is just kinda evil and the only reason this movie isn't closer to a ten for me, but Mark Hamill does a good job with him). The music is the same beautiful music you normally get from Ghibli films. This one is real solid. Definitely watch it.

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

Kiki's Delivery Service

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

Kiki's as great. I think it really does stand out among the other Ghibli films. The main character is thrust into an unfamiliar world, and she has to adapt to cope with that world. It doubles as a pretty well executed coming of age film as well, and it is all wrapped up in the warmth and nostalgia that Ghibli delivers so well. The ending is a little bit cheesey in my opinon, but if you don't mind that sort of thing, then this movie is a delightful nostalgia trip. If you are not one for nostalgia, then I for you I guess it's just a well animated kids movie with really beautiful music.

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

Kanon

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This show was okay. Another visual novel adaptation by KyoAni earlier in the studio's life. The visuals are pleasant, as well as the music and sound. However, the characters and story were just sort of your run of the mill Key Visual Arts characters. They were fun in ways similar to characters from Clannad After Story, but they lack a lot of the weight and thematic significence that After Story carried. The show also suffers from a pattern similar to that of Clannad's first season. It's decent. Watch it maybe, but if you have something better to do. Do that instead.

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5/10 story
8/10 animation
7/10 sound
6/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

Please Save My Earth

bunniestitch's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

interesting concept but not well executed... plus the ending was super rushed and unsatisfying. maybe their funding got cut. there were some lovable characters (rin's foster dad, issei) but the characterization wasn't that good. overall i enjoyed some parts but it probably isn't worth your time. I've heard that the manga is supposed to be better. it did have an enchanting feel and ED that was nice

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?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
2/10 overall

Howl's Moving Castle

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

This is actually one of my least favorite Ghibli movies. I know a lot of people say it's their favorite, but it doesn't quite hold up for me. Now, I am not saying I don't enjoy this film. I have yet to experience Ghibli film that I thought was bad in any way. I just like this one less than the others. It feels like it's too Ghibli if that makes sense. Like, it hits all the Ghibli beats perfectly, the wonderously unique premise, the warm character designs, the quintessential Ghibli pretty boy, the magical adventure, and the heartwarming ending. However, beyond these things, it doesn't really distinguish... See full review

8/10 story
9/10 animation
9/10 sound
7/10 characters
8.3/10 overall

By the Grace of the Gods

Shampoliny's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

I like cute shit, but i dont like bland or a 42 year old flirting with an 11 year old. 


And dont say dumb shit like ''he's reborn so technically he's 11'' Mentaly he's 42, and he remmembers his past life as well, so he should atleast remmember his prefference when it comes to womens, or in his case little girls... And yes i know it's a story, so who wants to watch a story about an 42 year old and an 11 year old flirting?
Also if the author just forgot he was 39, then that's a bigg ouff from his side. 

(Just a thing that anoyed me) 
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?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
4/10 overall

The Ryuo's Work is Never Done!

Fonls's avatar
Nov 25, 2020

I really liked this anime the story was good, the characters loved what they did and seemed to know way more about what they were doing then me. Dont let other peoples somewhat bad reviews stop you from watching this show. its not for everyone thats true but i didnt even understand what they were doing and i still caught myself fully into there games and the things that were happening around them

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9/10 story
10/10 animation
10/10 sound
10/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

The Rising of the Shield Hero

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Nov 24, 2020

I was sceptical about this serie before I watched it because of the comments. A few days ago I thought of watching it and man, am I glad I did! It's very, very good. The story about a hero sinking lower then thought possible because of backstabbing that makes your blood boil. Then he goes on and keeps getting good adventures and gets stronger which makes me laugh out loud occasionally. Then he's trapped again and sinkes even lower. After a while he gets thus good because of his hard work other 'hero's' can't keep up and I find myself cheering each time he does it. Once I found a guy deserving... See full review

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

Junji Ito "Collection"

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Nov 24, 2020

wasn't scary at all but i was laughed too hard while watching so neither good or bad

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9/10 story
9/10 animation
8/10 sound
6/10 characters
6/10 overall

Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Shampoliny's avatar
Nov 24, 2020

(SPOILERS)
You should watch this for the comedy, its spot on.
The series doesnt take itself seriouse which i enjoy, its also not bland or anoying, eventhough the idea of a princesse being kidnapped should allready be the nr 1 cliche story, but i havent seen anyone make that idea into a comedy except this one.

Story 8/10 (Theres alot to write about here, but i'll keep it short)
Sya an princess of a human country was kidnapped and has been taken as prisoner in the demon country, this idea could have been another cliche story of the hero saving the princesse and living happily ever... See full review

8/10 story
8/10 animation
8/10 sound
7/10 characters
7.8/10 overall

DRAMAtical Murder

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Nov 24, 2020

To preface, this review is coming from someone who has not watched or played the original game. Overall, this anime was entertaining. The opening was strange yet catchy and was what usually drew me back to watch it again. It seems to establish a conflict and setting very well within the first few episodes. The characters were memorable but I didn't like how they were introduced as if we should already know them. From many reviews, it seems that many people came to this anime from the game. Even though the story barely takes influence from the original game, I think it should've taken a more standalone... See full review

6/10 story
7/10 animation
9/10 sound
8/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

I'm Standing on a Million Lives

Shampoliny's avatar
Nov 24, 2020

(SPOILERS)

This anime is another Isekai kind of genre with a group instead of just one person, despite that it has some good ideas, and character developements. We have the mc who doesnt like to socialise with people, and we have 3 other sidecharacters that have their own problems, they all seems to have a common goal ''finding themself'' and realising what kind of person they really are (And offcourse finnishing the quest) 


Story 6/10
The story itself is bland, and it seems to be just complete all the quest the game master has to give you. 
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6/10 story
6/10 animation
8/10 sound
7/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

Junjou Romantica

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Nov 24, 2020

How do i watch this can anyone help , i watched this on other anime site but that site is closed i want to watch it again how do i watch it here ????

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10/10 story
5/10 animation
10/10 sound
6/10 characters
8/10 overall

Sweetness & Lightning

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Nov 24, 2020

Simple plot, simple characters, and a simply good and enjoyable anime! If you’re looking for a well balanced and real feeling slice of life anime, this one is perfect! Although I thought it was a little weird that Kouhei was cooking with his student, the dynamic ended up having more of a family feel. Life isn’t cut and dry, and I feel like this anime showcased that well with the challenged Tsugumi and her dad faced together. I enjoyed learning about Japanese cuisine and by the end of the series, I found myself making the okonomiyaki along with them! A quick, relaxing, and wholesome watch.

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

Miss Hokusai

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Nov 24, 2020

The movie was enjoyable but nothing special. I enjoyed the period setting and its subsequent visuals and accompanying music, but the story was really lacking for me. I thought it would go more in-depth into her growth as her own artist, but instead her and her father performed spiritual services? I enjoyed the whimsical aspect of it, but felt it was extremely disjointed from the other story points. In addition, there was an attempt at creating a romance, of which was never flushed out as well. A lot of good ideas but none of them were well executed. I think this movie would have benefitted from picking just... See full review

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

Maria Watches Over Us

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Nov 24, 2020

The story is about a wired school, where you need to make one of your underclassmen your sister. This is about love, jealous ,a little bit wierd. Though the story is not that much good but I can't Stop myself from watching it. I don't even want to know the ending but still I don't know why I am watching more and more episodes  So it is not that much good and not boring at all  So you can give it a. Try 

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7/10 story
7/10 animation
9/10 sound
8/10 characters
8/10 overall

With a Dog AND a Cat, Every Day is Fun

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Nov 24, 2020

i love this but its trash its very short so give it ago if you are thinking about it there is literally no story line but the illustrations are cute <3 THE CAT IS TOO CUTE <3 

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1/10 story
8/10 animation
7/10 sound
3/10 characters
5/10 overall

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

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Nov 24, 2020

Such a great and interesting anime! It's gonna make you all warm and fuzzy inside, but also kinda sad at times.

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

Deca-Dence

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Nov 24, 2020

3 S review No.4 (short, simple and salty/sweet/spicy) Ok, lot of people are saying don’t read anything about the show, just watch it, you gonna spoil it etc. Bunch of crap, nothing here to get spoiled. The so called plot twist is revealed really early in the show. Its not really a plot twist, its just the way the world in this show is. And I gotta tell you, its pretty intriguing and gloomy. The thing is though, there is a big contradiction here, between what is presented, and how it is presented. As dark and gloomy the world really is, the presentation is quite light hearted and kind of... See full review

6.3/10 story
6.6/10 animation
7.1/10 sound
6.9/10 characters
6.7/10 overall

Given

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Nov 24, 2020

I liked it a lot, especially since it explored some dark and mature themes. Ultimately, I wish I got a better insight into Sato's past and friends, but I loved it. I wish there were more episodes.

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7/10 story
9/10 animation
10/10 sound
8/10 characters
9/10 overall

Hensuki: Are you willing to fall in love with a pervert, as long as she’s a cutie?

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 24, 2020

This was an okay show. The animation was good and the story was kind of okay. The music was just sort of okay, and while the characters are entertaining and visually interesting on a base level, very few of them are really expanded upon beyond their um... unique interests. The show is an acceptable time killer for sure, but don't go in with the highest of expectations. Watch if you can't think of anything else to watch or do. Basic harem stuff.

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6/10 story
7/10 animation
5/10 sound
4/10 characters
5.5/10 overall

Grave of the Fireflies

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Nov 24, 2020

Ah. This movie stings in all the right ways. It is an effective period piece, and the attention to detail in the environments is incredible. The world building sets the stage beautifully with its appealing art and sometimes disturbing imagery, and that stage is set for two very well executed main characters. This film is a beautiful tragedy. I highly urge folks to watch this one.

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9/10 story
9/10 animation
10/10 sound
9/10 characters
9.3/10 overall

Girlish Number

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Nov 24, 2020

This is an interesting anime. It may not be your anime, but it has some interesting things to say about the anime industry itself. It propogates the elements of the enime industry that kinda get creators, from the writers to the actors, to end up stuck in a place where they are producing the mediocre. So I give its story some points for that. The animation is good. The music is fine, I guess. The characters are also, fine, I guess.

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8/10 story
8/10 animation
5/10 sound
5/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

From Up on Poppy Hill

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Nov 24, 2020

It is far from my favorite Ghibli film, but like most of the other Ghibli movies, this film excelently combines story, animation, and music into an immersive and joy filled cinematic experience. The characters travel through an enticing narrative. I highly recomend the film to folks that seek out immersive and beautiful film experiences.

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8/10 story
9/10 animation
9/10 sound
8/10 characters
8.3/10 overall

Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 24, 2020

Okay. I am going to approach this review with as little bias as possible. If I am going to be honest, as an Eva fan, I don't like this movie that much. It hurts my weeb feelings, but as a lover of film, this thing still has some merit. As many others have pointed out, this film suffers from lacking certain artistic elements of the original series, but I am going to ignore that and approach this from the perspective that the creator asked me to, to see it as a "companion piece". I will not so much compare it to the original as I will try to look at it as an independent film meant to be consumed... See full review

6/10 story
7/10 animation
8/10 sound
6/10 characters
6.8/10 overall

Perfect Blue

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Nov 24, 2020

Perfect Blue is an iconic psychological horror movie. It blurs the line of reality and imagination using the addiction and darkside to the world of fame. The animation is rich and eery, creating a noir sense which heightens the quality. The movie is somewhat explicit. The action is wrapped up with a somewhat ludicrous revelation, which, on its own terms, doesn't exactly make sense, but Perfect Blue has its own kind of cult pungency. Satoshi Kon works will always be held in high regard and this is a perfect example of that. In the film Requiem For A Dream, the latter director acquired the rights only to... See full review

7/10 story
9/10 animation
10/10 sound
10/10 characters
9/10 overall

Devilman: Crybaby

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Nov 24, 2020

I watched this anime with no idea of what was ahead of me. You just cannot look away, believe me. It can be tough to swallow, so proceed at your own risk, the series is not squeamish about violent gore and bare flesh. However the lurid use of sex and violence is not only gratuitous; it is a tool used to illustrate the overindulgent, often shameful essence of being human. In its message, it is often heavy-handed to display a greater theme that humanity are the true devils, but its unwavering embrace of storylines such as lgbtqia+ romance is refreshing. I'm personally a massive fan of the animation... See full review

6/10 story
10/10 animation
8/10 sound
8/10 characters
8/10 overall

Elfen Lied

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 24, 2020

This one is okay. The story was kinda dumb and forced, but the animation was alright. I liked the music and the characters enought to finish the show, and if this means anything, it was my first anime. So, it was decent enough for me to want to watch more anime after I watched it.

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3/10 story
5/10 animation
8/10 sound
7/10 characters
5.8/10 overall

Domestic Girlfriend

CharacterPhilosopher's avatar
Nov 24, 2020

This one is okay. It's story is kindof unnecessarilly convoluted. The viduals are pleasing to the eye though.  The characters are slightly interesting. Just enough for me to have finished the series. My general response to this show is "Ugh, well I guess I will watch one more episode." Then I just sort of kept doing that until it was over. I have dropped shows that I enjoyed more than this.

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4/10 story
6/10 animation
4/10 sound
5/10 characters
4.8/10 overall