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Posted 6/30/14

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The show really needed 2 more episodes to be really good. It didn't have to "end" exactly like the manga, but not explaining how Kazumi got back is a gamebreaker. I give the Manga 9/10 so far and the anime 5/10 just because of the rushed ending.


It isn't hard to figure out how she got back. She was revived the same way Murakami was.
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That was the ending? Seriously...?

On a side-note, why was Mako so crazy for Chisato? It's like he constantly treated her like garbage and yet she was so madly in love with him she brushed it off. Either she's batsh*t crazy or something wasn't explained in the show. Apparently all Chisato did was save her once and that was enough for her to fall in love...?
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trmjkd989 wrote:

That was the ending? Seriously...?

On a side-note, why was Mako so crazy for Chisato? It's like he constantly treated her like garbage and yet she was so madly in love with him she brushed it off. Either she's batsh*t crazy or something wasn't explained in the show. Apparently all Chisato did was save her once and that was enough for her to fall in love...?


Stockholm syndrome I guess?

And I'm sad the series is over, I really wished it would've been longer.
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Posted 29 days ago

trmjkd989 wrote:

That was the ending? Seriously...?

On a side-note, why was Mako so crazy for Chisato? It's like he constantly treated her like garbage and yet she was so madly in love with him she brushed it off. Either she's batsh*t crazy or something wasn't explained in the show. Apparently all Chisato did was save her once and that was enough for her to fall in love...?


Seems like it was something omitted, but she did say she's alive because of him at one point didn't she, or did she say something else? So him walking in there while she was half melt in the flashback could KIND OF had something to do with it, but I can't tell one way or the other lol
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Posted 29 days ago

Demimaelstrom wrote:


trmjkd989 wrote:

That was the ending? Seriously...?

On a side-note, why was Mako so crazy for Chisato? It's like he constantly treated her like garbage and yet she was so madly in love with him she brushed it off. Either she's batsh*t crazy or something wasn't explained in the show. Apparently all Chisato did was save her once and that was enough for her to fall in love...?


Seems like it was something omitted, but she did say she's alive because of him at one point didn't she, or did she say something else? So him walking in there while she was half melt in the flashback could KIND OF had something to do with it, but I can't tell one way or the other lol


That small flashback seemed to be the only backstory with their relationship in the show. Mako's reaction to Chisato after he admitted that he was using her was... odd. It didn't even seem like love to me. Seemed more like psychotic attachment.
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Posted 29 days ago

trmjkd989 wrote:

That small flashback seemed to be the only backstory with their relationship in the show. Mako's reaction to Chisato after he admitted that he was using her was... odd. It didn't even seem like love to me. Seemed more like psychotic attachment.


Yeah, I agree. I'm surprised more of the witches shown didn't have some kind of psychosis. They stayed fairly sane considering the amount of torture they'd gone through.
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Posted 29 days ago
TrainWreck of the Season.

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Like one of my favorite reviewers said, its a "read the manga" ending. They literally explained nothing at the end, which is disappoint.

Still better than the Akuma no Riddle ending
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I guess I am glad I haven't read the manga. I would probably be upset with the mess we got. As it is, the show was a mixed bag. Bad, rushed storytelling with some fun humor and, earlier on, good fights. I should rate it harsher than I am, especially since I won't bother to watch a second season.
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Koda89 wrote:

As someone who didn't read the manga(but totally will now after seeing this), I rather liked this anime. Granted YES the show was rushed in places, especially the last two episodes and the rushing created some weird ass mood whiplashing. But still I enjoyed what I saw. 8/10.


I'm with Koda on this. I held off reading the manga as well and I liked several of the episodes and characters after a couple of episodes. Then it kinda got annoying in the second half, killing off new characters (especially ones I was starting to like ) within two episodes. The whole ending was rushed, should have been a couple more episodes for sure. Throwing in the anti-lab organization for the last couple of episodes seemed lost without some more fleshing out of their background. Weren't they in the OP sequence the whole time?

Anyway, I'm certainly going to read the manga. I'm hoping we'd see it published here on CR or someone picks it up stateside.

8.5/10



I agree with you guys. I personally think this anime was great! I have never read the manga I was able to follow most of the events even though as mentioned above it seemed rushed at times. The only part I found a bit confusing was how Hatsune and kazumi survived... my guess is that Hatsune didn't fully kill herself (the hangup saved her but slowed her regen) and she let kana walk and saved kazumi. Some have mentioned that there were new plot threads opened which were never closed... I agree however I believe they will be expanded in the next season (I'm hoping there is another) as there was no way I could see them introducing/expanding those points farther within the alotted 10 episodes. This seems to me to be a decent compromise to introduce some important details whicheck can be expanded without going to far where it overtakes the main plot of the season, and makes it impossible to follow/confusing.

I also give it an 8.5/10 (points lost for the sometimes rushed pace and slightly on fusing kazumi and Katsuya ending)

I also like how they gave it an ending that should they not make another season, at least the characters are at peace and continuing on, unlike other anime I've seen where it just ends when you don't even know if the characters will survive, or whether anyone will have the guts to confess to the one they like !

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Okay, I have to admit the way the ending was handled seemed like a serious blow to the overall quality of the series.

As one example, I caught that Hatsuna was regenerating, and it wasn't difficult to figure out when Kazumi was alive at the end that it was Hatsuna that had saved her.

The problem is that when the witches are hung up, they are supposed to be without their powers for a day, and Hatsuna's power was regeneration.

Let's skip for a moment that she should have at least remained a pile of goo for a day (if not simply been dead). We would also have to infer that it also reset her "hang up", as otherwise she would have had no power to save Kazumi.

For a series that had otherwise done a better than average job at handling things logically, this was just one of the disappointments in the finale.

Sure, I loved seeing perhaps my favorite character (Kazumi) survive, but it felt like a cheat.


Most of the series was fine. It was nice to think, "Why don't they do this?", and in the next episode or two, they do (instead of supposedly smart characters being stupid), or "Wouldn't this be a problem?", and in the next episode or two, yes, it is (instead of possible problems being ignored).
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