Arpeggio of Blue Steel

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  • 3
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  • 2
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4.5
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  • Excellent show, hope there is a 2nd season
    I actually created an account here specifically to write this review. I watched this series following a review on Kotaku and was not disappointed. The story is very good although admittedly they could dive a bit deeper in the history of the Fog invasion. I really liked the characters, specially Hyuga and Takao and their relationships with the two main characters.

    All in all a very good anime ...
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    There Better be a Season 2...
    I understand that television series in general only run for 12 or 13 episodes, but this series after starting the manga it was based off of gave me high hopes...then crushed them into a million little pieces. This series was hastily adapted as another "Cash Cow" anime after the manga seen some success.

    The animation and art style were both pretty good, but fail to make up for the watered down ...
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  • Amazing Show - YOU MUST WATCH IT!!!
    This show gets you hooked from the first episode and just keeps getting better and better as it goes! I really hope they continue the series! The artwork was a little weird to me in the beginning with this need to be 3-dimensional but I soon got used to it and had no other issues with the series. I would not hesitate to recommend this to all my friends!
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  • An overall enjoyable show
    Arpeggio of Blue Steel is an anime that I am lucky to of found. I found this sci-fi war games anime to be something new to me. It wasn't just an attempt to be better than the recycled and modified story lines of a lot of other shows. I would suggest watching it or even giving it a try. A SOLID A.
    -Mikey B
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Surprisingly Enjoyed Very Much
    I do not write reviews but for this one I will, it was that good.

    Animation: 5/5
    It's all in cgi, which made all of the battle/action scenes amazing.
    If you do not mind cgi than the animation is amazing. This will vary by opinion, if you can't stand cgi you will have an issue with this show. Even if you do not like cgi this is near the top of cgi shows.

    Soundtrack: 5/5
    Nano! Enough ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Really like 3.5 - Nice enough show with some flaws.
    The verdict: This was a bit above average for a 12-episode timeslot filler. It is not great, certainly not a 5-star (which should be reserved for only high-quality AND highly entertaining shows), but it has some action and some effort in design and is entertaining. Very good for a watch once, but I'm unlikely to buy it. 3.5 stars.

    The good:

    Being a 12 episode series with a lot happening, ...
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  • A very nice story, with interesting twists
    It's a very nice story, with action and "relax" moments well divided into the series. Let's hope for a second season though, because, as usual, there are lots of question mark left unresolved.

    Storia molto carina, che alterna momenti di azione e di relax in modo magistrale. Speriamo che arrivi presto una seconda stagione, perché, come è solito, vengono lasciati aperti moltissimi dubbi.
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  • 3 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Simply AMAZING!!! Hoping for a 2nd season!
    There a a lot of things to say about how incredible this anime is. So where to begin? The story in itself is amazing with presenting a unique world setup facing an unknown enemy. What I found extremely entertaining was the Fog ships developing their own unique personalities. Many cases created interactions that were intensely emotional to frickin' hilarious! Each ship's mental image is well ...
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  • 2 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    5 Stars in Hope for Season 2
    I'll be honest, I just writing this review to try and bolster this anime's rapport in hopes that there will be a season 2 very soon.

    I didn't do the same for Attack on Titan. And believe you me, I enjoyed the hell out of that anime. But on my list of favourite animes, Arpeggio trumps Attack by a very small margin.

    Sooo, Studio Sanzigen, Arpeggio of Blue Steel, get on it. I'll be more hyped ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    So far I'm quite impressed.
    I don't normally write reviews nor am I a big fan of Naval animes, but I like the idea of a living ship that can adapt and learn to live along side the very humans that she was designed to destroy. I really like the feel of it. I'm looking forward to seeing how the crew develops and how the Fog reacts to the MC's treatment of them.
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