Arata the Legend

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  • 5
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    (10)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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3.3
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Interesting Premise, Poor Execution
    From the previews, this seemed like the type of show I would love - elemental swords, magic, and some great character designs. The actual show was definitely a disappointment. The pacing felt off; the ending didn't feel like it resolved anything, and the main character had the Naruto-like ability to end fights not by fighting but by talking and convincing his opponent to join him. While I don't ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Good anime... if you haven't read the manga.
    I know it's not Yuu Watase's fault for how this anime turned out, so it really sucks it got crammed into 12 episodes and didn't resolve everything. I haven't read the manga yet so I'm sure all of these issues will get resolved but it would've been nice to have it done in the show as well. Overall though I liked it!
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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    I still don't get the hate?!?
    After watching this I still don't understand why Arata was being picked on. I didn't get it at all. Looks like some big race happened and he won and it cause a downward spiral for his friend. That's like if I passed gas and aimed it at the person next to me then we would become enemies for life. There is no expiation as to why Arata is hated and that made me want to hate everyone else for no ...
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  • 3 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    Loved it hope there is another season
    it reminds me of InuYasha a liitle with the whole human world thing hope it cuntinues. Great show ...................................................................................................................................
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Fish out of water anime
    Yes the main character is very whiny in the beginning. But I promise you he is getting braver. After 5 episodes this show is starting to show some life. My opinion is the show's main theme is trust. I am a fan of normal people going to distant worlds ala El Hazard. PERHAPS at the end the show will be just as good. I intend to watch to see if it does.
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  • Nothing new in this anime really
    Basically this anime is the same as every other anime you've seen with a main character coming from another world...except worse. The protagonist is extremely weak, whiney, and useless and overthinks everything (this alone made me want to drop the anime). The final straw for me though was when the villain of the show comes to the other world to seek out the protagonist. That might not sound ...
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  • it's great, couldn't stop watching
    very entertaining, the story has good momentum. although the basis of why there is a dispute may be minuscule to some people, the actual message being portrayed blankets the entire story throughout. you can probably assume what will happen in season 2 but i'm sure there will be twists. 5 stars for endearing feels.
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  • Decent show for a 12ep season
    The show itself has a pretty basic story that does grab your attention an makes you look forward to what happens next. Sucks that it just ends but for the die hards out there the manga is available and further ahead (even though it is touch and go on when and if the next chapter will come.).
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  • Had potential but was a waste of time...
    I have never written a review but after wasting my time watching this series, I want to warn all who consider watching this or adding it to their queue.

    This show has potential and follows your typical premise of a "chosen" main character from another world/dimension that must save the kingdom. The characters other than the main character from the new world all seem to have great motivations ...
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  • Enjoyable series overall
    It's a new story and I think it's a story that can only get better from here on out. Will probably take a long time, but that's what Anime is. Hope there is a second season. I was a little confused with the beginning, but it made sense later. Won't be one of the best Anime's but still a good one to watch in between others that I'm waiting for.
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