Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

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  • 5
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  • 4
    (41)
  • 3
    (15)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (1)
4.6
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  • Surprise! This isn't a Mecha anime...
    Despite the prominent mecha on the title art, you can't really call this a mecha anime; the role of the robots is minimal at best. The Mecha's AI, on the other hand, is a major player, and is well used as a narrative device to explain the more subtle details of the world. The characters are realistic and develop in ways that make sense. Romance is lacking; much is hinted at a future between the ...
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  • A cute action anime!
    Action. Check.
    A non-annoying, strong, likeable male protagonist who develops character. Check.
    Fantasy/Sci-fi. Check.
    A cute, independent, non-annoying female protagonist. Check.
    Good story. Check.
    Romance. Check. (At least I think it was romance...or a really, really, really strong friendship)

    The only thing I didn't like was the fanservice. Though it was mild.
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  • Top Notch, Every Episode!!!
    Each episode left me satisfied and progressed into good character development and the series overall raised current (or future) questions for mankind to ponder upon. The music, scenery/drawing style were pleasing and ironically calming. I usually had a good feeling (or filled with great emotion) when I finished watching. It was beautifully done and, to me, well written. It becomes much more ...
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  • A big pile of Sci-Fi/Mecha character driven awsome
    Mecha anime is not usually my cup of tea, however much fun it is watching big robots smash oversized swords on each others heads, it can get a bit repetitive. This anime is a lot more than that. Beautifully animated this new world is brought to life both the scenes in space and earth look gobsmacking, the idea of living on a flooded earth on boats is quite original i think, never encountered this ...
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  • WaterWorld meets Giant Robot
    I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by this series. The characters are decently varied and the designs and artwork very impressive. Even the CG meshed pretty well into the general picture (I really don't like CG animation). The story...well, it was short and to the point. Almost too much so. I really think this deserved more than 13 episodes to flesh out more of how the Earth had changed ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    This anime is short, sweet, and a great insight into humanity.
    I would definitely recommend this to anyone willing to break into anime. In the span of only 13 episodes, a great story of belonging unfolds in an extraordinarily beautiful environment. 5/5, would definitely watch again.
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  • Good show with flaws
    I was immediately hooked onto this show, but the love interest is not well developed and the show lags half way through until the last couple of episodes. Definitely worth a watch. Would be a great show if it was only 6 episodes.
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  • Couldn't get enough!
    This is one of the best anime I have seen in a while! The plot as well as its characters are well developed, and it kept me wanting for more! I was really pleased with the closure since many anime I've seen lack it. All in all, i recommend it and give it a 5 :]
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  • 1 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    Average plot, great animation
    I thought the animation was pretty but the story was mediocre. I watched the whole thing through in one sitting, mostly because it's the weekend and I was in the mood for binge watching something that didn't require higher brain functions.
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