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Arpeggio of Blue Steel

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  • It was good but i feel like it could be better.
    I had a good time watching this. it had good serious points and funny and or weird, weird points. but i feel like if it was a bit longer and dove into story and character development more. it would have been amazing. what we got was good. but like it said, it could have been better. I would recommend this anime to anyone.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Fantastic, must watch series!
    This is one of those series that are so good, that when it's over you feel a sense of emptiness in your life and you question if you can move on without more of it in your life. =P lol I loved everything about this anime. No fan service, subtle humour, great story and characters, awesome action scenes, fantastic art. There is a significant amount of replay value here. I'll certainly be purchasing ...
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  • Absolutely Amazing! Worth a watch
    Randomly found this anime, and decided to give it a watch. It is definitely one of my absolute favourites now, and it's saddening that there are only 12 episodes (that I flew through). Very excited to see the upcoming movies as well. Very high re-watch value with this one as well! Do yourself a favour and watch this
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  • Remarkably entertaining
    Boyfriend and I decided to watch this on a lark, because truly, how terrible could this be after all the recommendations we'd gotten. Mental models, seen that on Andromeda, alien/mysterious invaders, been there before, oooh, a submarine. That's a bit of a change... Eight episodes later, he's swearing at the fact that he has work in the morning and making me promise on everything I hold dear I ...
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  • The beauty of learning to become human
    This show has an EXTREMELY high rewatch value for me. A fantastic story of what it means to be human, and the beauty of experiencing emotions for the first time. This story left me in shock with how good it was. The premise laid out in the description for it is perfectly acceptable. The ships are all women, because people always name their ships after women, so the Fog thinks this is appropriate. ...
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  • I thought it was really good!
    I'm causal anime watcher. I came across this on Netflix and I thought was real good. I liked the dichotomy between the dated appearance of the WWII era Japanese naval war ships and the advanced tech that resided within them. The concept of the ship minds were interesting too. I'm a real big fan of Blue Sub No. 6 and this series scratched that same itch. Definitely would re watch this series.
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  • 3 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Loved the manga, but the anime is kind of meh.
    I found this anime by falling in love with the manga. I love the plot and this flavor of sci-fi. So while waiting for more of the manga to come out I decided to go after the anime. I was kind of disappointed. The whole thing seemed very rushed, and the animation was a let down. I'm not saying "THIS SHOW IS CRAP DON'T WATCH!" This show was still enjoyable, but these two issues just kind of ...
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  • Pretty Cool series...
    The series looks great the ships were well defined pretty good action scenes well thought out strategies the characters were likeable but not well developed (the females were of course but that's not what I'm talking about here) I enjoyed the series a lot it's a good premise for a story but the reason I'm giving four stars instead of five would be for a multitude of unanswered questions and a ...
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  • Amazing! I loved this!
    The reason I watched this is because I would always see it when browsing for new things to watch. I saw this one and it looked interesting so I did watch it. I must say that I was very pleased. It was well animated, the character were cool, and all around I loved it. After I recommended this to a friend, she told me she has the same thoughts. I would recommend this to just about anyone!
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  • 1 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    A Serious Disappointment
    Not worth the time. The art and animation were good, and I liked the tactical ship battles. I thought those portions were well-done, but other than that...

    Characterization was VERY poor, even for a short anime. The human crew had no personalities and no development at all, they might as well not have even been there. That even includes the captain who never really did anything much except ...
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