Broken Blade

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  • 5
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  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (6)
  • 2
    (3)
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4.6
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  • Started watching.... couldn't stop
    I expected another boring stereotype mech anime, I was wrong. It was amazing. The action scenes were my favorite, but the character along with everything else made the story what it was. Highly recommended
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Xenogears meets Escaflowne
    This story reminded me of the universe that is created in Xenogears: Ancient technology and massive weaponized humanoid machines uncovered and retrieved from a time lost to human knowledge. Aside from that it is a story unique to itself. Humans have evolved with the ability to use "magic" however only to the extent that they can manipulate quartz (what all technology and machines are currently ...
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Interesting background story, lame execution
    I had high hopes for this when I saw it listed. However, after watching the series, I felt that while the story started out rather interesting, the execution fell flat on it's face. Once the protagonist is introduced to the story, we get background knowledge of him going through military school, having friends in military school (although many enemies due to something I won't spoil here), and ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Always wanting more...
    I have little interest in mechas but broken blade has changed the game...

    The duration of each episode had me skeptical at first because usually long duration times mean boring character building....but let me tell you that with this series there is not a single second wasted. From animation/action to characterization, you will never release a sigh of boredom or disappointment.

    The fights ...
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  • Anime Original Ending
    Some of the events in this show diverted strongly from the manga, and not for the better. As a result, characters and their schemes have become more shallow. The final episodes were especially disappointing.
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  • More Episodes Please
    This was by far the best mech series i have seen, it has everything you can ask for. Am a mech battle fan and seeing how this one caught my eye , am hoping to see more episodes come out later on!!!!.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    New Twist on MeachAnime
    I loved this entire series!

    Plus, best of all, the differing characters were completely believable even though they showed both sides of an ongoing war at the same time complete with casualties and the fallout the results from that.

    So many people portray soldiers as superhuman killing machines that just follow orders but the truth is when faced with combat (plus speaking as someone who ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Great series, needs more eps
    Just like the title says. The episodes are long, so its condensed into just 8 eps. The anime in my opinion was great. Can't let the few holes ruin the whole series, I hope they have a season 2 the way hey ended it. I like the way they actually made the hero fail a few times. Yes, having a hero is great and all, but how tiresome it is to take someone, place them out of there element and have them ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    SHOW YOU ABSOLUTELY NEED TO WATCH
    This show has a great plot a poor farmer becomes the hero then it puts random and good timed flashbacks and that takes up half of the show. Old friends are turned in to enemies and the cruel reality of this show the people actually die other shows don't have this so i would recommend watching it.
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