Angel Beats

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    (48)
  • 3
    (15)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
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4.7
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  • Definitely worth watching!!
    I can't believe this anime told such a bizarre, yet complex and cool story in just 12 episodes. The amount that I felt for the characters in such a short time is telling of how good the storytelling is. Definitely worth your time to watch the entire thing!! Things pick up by the 2/3rd episode. That's when the show really got my attention...that, and the great use of slo-mo. hehe
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  • Simply outstanding!!
    I remember just browsing around for a new anime to watch. Found this read the description and I was like "meh worth a shot". I just finished watching the last few episodes at work. It was so hard to try not to cry here in the office (I'm a guy and this just gives you knots in your throat). Just simply an outstanding anime! Very well written! Definitely glad that I gave a shot! You should too if ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Manly Tears Were Shed
    Besides being a real tear-jerking series, Angel Beats brilliantly mixes elements of action, comedy, drama, and even romance when they are needed. The musical score was simply beautiful, I even tear up listening to the soundtrack. The fact that it's only 13 episodes itself is sad, you don't get the change to learn about the backstory for all the characters, but who knows, we might finally learn ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Best Anime I've Ever Seen (and I've seen quite a lot)
    It has battles, though they're not very long, and struggles against God. Lessons that'll stick in your mind and surprises at every moment. I'm not one to cry when I see sad things or lose someone important or watch something sad (while my mother and sister are bawling), but as I watched the last episode I started crying and sobbing. This is the best anime I've ever seen. Enough said.
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  • Just as good the second time
    I sendom watch an anime twice because I feel there are just many to view. This one I had to watch again. It is such a novel concept. It is a great combination and can move from strong comedic aspects to complete seriousness. The dubbed version has some excellent voice actors (although the voice of Yui was grating).
    You learn the backstories of each of these characters and grow to love them, even ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Right in the feels but you'll want more
    This is a smartly written story with good animation and good English voice acting that gave me a true gut busting laugh then brings you the other way emotionally just as easily, which is the hallmark of good story telling. A shame it is limited to only 13 episodes, but each episode is a must watch.
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    If Only There Was More Time
    "If only there was more time."

    This line in the final episode of Angel Beats! is exactly what makes the show fall short of a masterpiece. Originally Angel Beats! was planned as a 20+ episode anime, but was shortened to only 13 episodes before production began. The producer of Angel Beats even commented in an interview saying that 13 episodes was not enough time to tell the whole ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    This Anime Left a Hole in My Heart
    Nicotinehearts™
    Personal Score: 87%

    You won't find any other anime that is immensely emotionally saddening yet you feel happy at the same time for some reason. It took me a while to finally find the time to watch this anime, and I can say for a fact that Angel Beats did not disappoint. Thinking back to all the moments previous anime had gave me feels, Angel Beats has definitely ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    the best, but be careful
    This anime is generally one of the easiest anime's to get hooked on. though it is short, it is one of the most emotional and descriptive anime's I've ever seen. It will make you laugh and cry (especially at the end) and it was voted numerous times for the best anime and one of the saddest anime's in history. If you get the feels after watching a good anime, be wary of this one. It is also ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Emotional, impacting, and makes little to no sense in substance
    Truly I would give this a 4.5, but there is no option for that. Angel beats has beautiful animation, music, and voice acting, but the story pacing wasn't executed that well. Combining humor and drama might be too much of a contrast. For me, the little arcs were interesting, but could be more in depth. There were a lot of ideas presented, but little elaboration. We did not know anything about ...
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