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Galilei Donna

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3.3
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  • Interesting Elements, Poor Plot - Wasted Potential
    The combination of that famous scientist and goldfish is interesting, and the art style is catching. Beyond these, there are a few exciting and tense scenes and a few funny ones. Further beyond these, there is almost nothing. The characters are not flat but almost flat. Little background nor development of the main characters are introduced. The crisis in the beginning is resolved very peacefully ...
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  • Unfulfilled Promises
    The first thing I noticed about this show was the high quality animation and the interesting visual design. Who doesn't like flying mecha fishes, right? Or a colorful but slightly dystopian future setting where regular folks have to put up with both swashbuckling air pirates and greedy corporations?
    And the three main heroines are well designed with distinctive personalities that lay a solid ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Story isn't everything. This show was actually really enjoyable.
    Most people who gave this bad reviews are complaining about the plot being predictable and not exactly good, but I personally think that there are way more things that can entertain you in an anime aside from the story. Some of the anime I've enjoyed the most had close to no plot (stuff like K-ON and Lucky Star), but they kept me entertained with stuff like great comedy, creativity, great ...
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  • Such An Interesting Show
    The concept is incredibly unusual, and I don't doubt that the historical context here is far from accurate, but I like the twist on the legend of Galileo Galilei. A-1 was such a tease with the romances, but that's one of the best ways to tug at your audience. I loved the show and I loved it's design.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Galilei Donna - Girls Interrupted
    Galilei Donna tells a story about the Ferrari sisters, revealed to be the descendants of Galileo, and their adventure. Hozuki, arguably the main character of the show, is the youngest of the three sisters and more than a bit of a savant at engineering, having designed the airship they ride in herself without benefit of a factory. Kazuki is the middle sister and, despite being a skilled martial ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Interesting to a degree
    After watching the entire series, it definitely left me wanting more. The ending is a bit rushed, and many of the characters could have been developed more. The plot is that three descendants of Galileo, who have no interests in him, are forced to look for the "inheritance" he left them. Amazingly without anyone one noticing, Hozuki had created an airship that the sisters use in their search and ...
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  • Lovely characters in a "anything is possible" world.
    I thought this anime was sweet. The characters are likable and the story is sweet (with a dose of action). It's refreshing with show that although even though it has a lot of the cliche type of story and character setup, sort of does it with a twinkle in the eye.
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Starts nicely. Takes some weird turns. Ends badly.
    Interesting background story about Galileo. Cool sky-ships and mecha battles. There is some psychological development in the characters. Original. Maybe a bit too much moe for my taste. The last episode is mediocre... no, worst: laughable and cliche.
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    A series with great potential, let down by a lack of run time.
    One of the few things that can ruin a series or turn a series lackluster is that the story they wish to tell does not fit the time frame given to it. That is exactly the problem with Galilei Donna, while the series is pretty enjoyable to a start it gets more and more notable that the shows pacing and development took a severe hit because it was limited to an 11 episode series.

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  • 3 out of 9 people found this review helpful:
    To smart for some people
    This anime was captivating. I didn't start it right away seeing how it was aimed towards women. I eventually picked it up and am I glad I did. Don't let the girly theme and characters throw you off if you love engineering or love historical figures or even airships you'll probably enjoy this heart wrenching pastel delight about three girls on their way to save the world from the evil ...
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