Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

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4.6
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  • Thrilling and Shocking, a Must Watch Anime
    Gargantia on the Verdurous Plant (Suisei no Gargantia) is a short anime with only 13 episodes. Despite the length, the anime packs in moderate character development and shocking plot twists.
    It is based on a futuristic, utopian, war-ridden space colony and an antiquated dystopian Earth civilization. The Earth civilization prospered from what was left behind when most of the humans evacuated the ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Original and engaging
    I found it difficult to not watch this entire series in one sitting, and I consider myself somewhat picky about anime.

    The bad:
    - The series prematurely ended with a 'mop up', but not the worst I've seen.
    - Character development is a bit lacking, but to be expected in a short series.
    - Some fan service, the girls are a bit too well-endowed and skimpily-clad.

    The good:
    - Very original ...
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  • Feels and all sorts of Gloriousness.
    Wow. I can't even begin to describe the overall emotional toll this anime has taken on me. It climbed through to the absolute tip-top of my favorite animes and I can't get enough. Has a tad bit of Steampunk elements which was a nice touch. You've seen the reviews. Watch it. Trust me. An absolute stranger.
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    master uroboichi does it again
    An amazing and original story that suffers from pacing, simply put a 12 episode series does nto have the luxury of spending 4 of them on slice of life plot, specially when we are sitting on an atomic bob of PLOT UROBOICHI'S® thats enough to make it a 4 star series instead of a 6 star series because the animation, story, art, etc is just amazing.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    It surprised me. Which in itself is surprising.
    When I first saw all the pictures shouting this anime's release I was expecting what you usually see when a mecha is involved. What I saw was nothing like what I imagined and would entertain all kinds of people, not just mecha watchers. It was a great spin on a post-apocalyptic world and the struggles that it causes as well as some fun culture shock. The animation was very good as well as the ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Great series for 13 ep.
    I really liked this series for the amount of episodes it was. It was really nice to watch such a great story of The Gargantia, Ledo and Chamber, and a bit of the Gargantians themselves, unfold. I also really liked the animation in this one! had great picture quality almost all the way through.
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  • Awesome post-apocalyptic anime!
    One of the better futuristic post-apocalypse animes I've seen in awhile. The animation is great, they do use some 3D models but it's all integrated very well with the standard animation. The story is done very well too, no gaping plot holes and things are revealed at the right moments. Very enjoyable I highly recommend it. (Man all this just to give it 5 stars... makes me wish it was more like ...
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  • An Old and New Twist
    If you like mecha show's, then this is a must watch. How does Gargantia of the Verdurous Planet have a new and old twist? The show has a slow beginning, but it's necessary to watch in order for the rest of the anime to come together. If you skip it, you will be sorry towards the end of the show, since the main character, Ledo, frequently has flashbacks about his former world. The show definitely ...
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  • amazing! amazing! don't pass this up
    I cannot say enough good things about this anime. if you don't watch it you are really missing out on a a gun mech/humanity story. I've always been a fan of "crew" type anime like Last exile or eureka seven. you get to see the main character learn and interact with the crew/family of the Garganita and it's couldn't have been any better. I hope them make another season.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Why didnt i watch this earlier?! ITS GETTING A SEQUEL!
    I always have second thoughts of watching a meccha anime because it normally doesn't contain a deep meaning behind them. its just chunks of metal having a go at each other and whatnot.... but... in this anime they go into detail with describing ledo by describing situations in which he has to adapt to earth being away from home. That was probably my favorite part of the series and i seriously ...
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