Hitori No Shita - The Outcast

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  • 5
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  • 4
    (12)
  • 3
    (12)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (8)
3.7
 out of 5
63 votes
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  • 37 out of 63 people found this review helpful:
    I gave it 10 episodes
    Where I'm coming from: I like Anime for 1) Animation and 2) Characters. Art, backgrounds, OST, they're important, but secondary.
    This show failed on my 2 most important qualities that I WATCH Anime for. 1) The Animation is only decent for about 5-10 minutes in only 3 episodes. If your not going to animate an anime, I could read it as book. 2) Strong Character Design and dialogue? Nope, ...
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  • 19 out of 30 people found this review helpful:
    A new anime that has potential
    At first glance, the plot seemed odd and different, but then by the second episode, things fell into place. It cleared up a lot of the, why is this like this or how come those things are doing this, etc., etc.. The groundwork has been laid with great action sequences, which have implied that they are only going to get a lot more action packed and suspenseful. The plot is starting to come together ...
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  • 10 out of 13 people found this review helpful:
    Great Super Natural / Martial Arts anime.
    This is more of a martial arts anime than a zombie anime.
    I watched first 9 episodes in one binge afternoon. And am now hanging in suspense waiting for episode 10.
    Some reviewers say its slow at start, and I can see how they say that, but its totally worth it as things really heat up by end of episode 2.
    I love the way they change between realistic and super emotive faces.
    So say no to the ...
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  • 6 out of 8 people found this review helpful:
    Perfect balance between Action and Comedy
    This anime was very refreshing to watch. It provided enough action to keep me tuned in while also providing enough comedic relief to bring out a few laughs. This anime does deserve 5 stars, but it only received 4 for the fan service. Personally I don't like the amount of fan service in todays anime. In my opinion, this anime would've been just fine without it. Other than that, it was a very fun to ...
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  • 5 out of 6 people found this review helpful:
    Fun to watch, an excellent martial arts series
    I can see why some lost interest in a few episodes, the plot and the characters a slow to develop. Now in the 9th episode, it is a quite entertaining series. It just keeps getting better. The relationships are fleshed out better. And we see glimpses of what kind of hero Cho Soran is becoming. It's a powerful storey comprised of mixed Chinese and Japanese talents.
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  • 6 out of 9 people found this review helpful:
    Slow burn that is worth your time
    This is really good. Just a slow burn that is worth your time. It is one of those series that is full of feels and action. I have to admit I did not like episode one but after watching more than that I grew to like this show a lot and I hope we get another 12 episodes.
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    honestly this is a hidden gem
    There is no anime out like this at the time. If you have the stamina to hold out and watch this then please do. I honestly thought this would be trash but it has everything I look for in a anime. It has a great mystery in the whole thing and give the protagonist a good back story. Always keeps you on your toes and lastly adds some badass battles. Please watch the whole thing before you ...
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  • 3 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Very exciting series
    I don't understand the low ratings at all!
    It's been a while since I was so hooked, I binge watched all episodes in one night.

    The story and directing are a bit different to the majority of anime out there, maybe the Chinese influence, which is refreshing.
    The animation is solid. Not the best out there, but nowhere near bad at all.

    The story was totally captivating and the whole anime was ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Excellent anime, lots of fun and fighting!
    Good story and plot (twists). The animation is good ( dont mind these snoby kids who started watching anime in the cgi era). Many unique characters and the battles are surprisingly unpredictable. Overall alot of fun especially if you like martial arts anime and shonen anime.
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  • One of my favorite new shows to date, Always looking forward to next episode
    I'll preface this by saying that people who only watch 10 episodes and give up don't get to talk.
    It's dismaying to see that the "Most Helpful" review for this one is by a guy who only watched this far, and obviously has not only absurd standards, but 0 patience to actually follow a plot.

    If you don't have the patience to follow a proper martial arts anime, then stay away from them, because ...
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