Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East

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  • 3
    (6)
  • 2
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4.7
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97 votes
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  • I'm at a Loss of Words
    because I just finished this anime. I loved it which is an understatement. The character's and their stories have me wanting more! I want to see the group work together on more problems. I want to see more spirits. Ugh, it's so frustrating because this is one of those shows where you wish it was real life, as dumb as that sounds.
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Very Interesting to watch, hoping for another season
    I was hoping that there would be a season 3 that will explain what is going to happen along the way for Shino and Sosuke to finding the lost gem (Duty). Maybe they might encounter new people along the way as well.So who of us is really hoping that they can solve what is going to be awaiting them in the future.
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  • Hoping there is a season 3 ;'D
    Amazing art work, plot and character development! I have seen many anime but this is one of my favorite! its fantasy (powers, spirits and demons) and adventure(trips, tasks/missions) hint of fighting action here and there but the story and how it builds up and unravels is simply amazing!. Shino's development and background story hits all the feels. dont read too much of the story online just watch ...
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  • Masterpiece! I loved it all the way through!
    Miyuki Abe has created a masterpiece! An author who mostly writes shounen-ai/boys love, decides to create one a little less passionate- which is not a bad thing at all.

    Instead of romance, we see feelings of love toward companions and most of all, family. I get bits of nolstagia here and there:
    1. Shino and Sousuke's relationship reminds me of Kuroshitsuji sometimes as Sousuke jokingly ...
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  • Great anime! I love it.
    It's a really good anime. The characters are nice. And the storyline is pretty nice. It's not everyday I stumble upon a story that has both interesting, good-looking characters with a nice plot line. It has a lot of mysteries, most of which you know the gist of it but still mysterious because it's not completely unfolded. I wish it would uncover the mysteries a little better but it gives a good ...
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  • !!!!!GREAT Anime!!!!!
    I am GLAD that I clicked on this anime in my mile long queue!! From the story buildup to the small hints of BL throughout the series, this anime has to be one of the most interesting and well written(and produced) anime I have ever seen! For anyone who's hesitating on whether to watch this anime or not, I suggest you do so. I promise you, the story will hook, mesmerize, and slowly kill you ...
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  • Hakkenden eight dogs of the east
    good story but leaves you with a lot of questions but the story is good and it fill some of the questions just not all. i love the characters and there are quite a few funny parts in it
    the art is amazing and so is the music but i would love to have a season 3
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  • Great Action Anime Beautifully Illustrated
    I clicked on this just to see what it was about and ended up binge watching it through the weekend. I wish they would do more seasons. This anime has it all - good storyline, fight scenes, good characters, etc and is so beautifully illustrated. I think it is drawn better than Naruto or Natsume (though I am a fan of both) and has it's own good story to tell. I recommend it.
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  • Definitely an Amazing Anime
    I'm not really in the mood to write a nice and descriptive comment..but I just HAD to rate it.. Definitely earns 5 stars. One key factor that I will mention is the uniqueness of the anime. Watch it and find out just what I mean. I haven't seen an anime that plays out like this one.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Less than I expected
    After all the glowing reviews here, I thought this would be a good show to get into. While the animation is quite good, I was really disappointed in the story itself. Two entire seasons, and it barely moves at all. It was mostly just a character introduction, and virtually no questions were answered. If a third season comes out, I might pick it up again when I get bored, but it is by no means an ...
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