Hourou Musuko Wandering Son

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4.7
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Very Relateable Anime!
    Being a transgender female and a cross dresser myself I find this anime both inspiring and thoughtful to the community. I think it's very relatable to myself and I loved it very much. I watched all 11 episodes and I have to say it really changes things for myself after watching it! I'm so happy than an anime like this exists honestly and I think there should be more in the future. I think after ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    This wont be long or drawn out!
    Wandering son was well written. If you don't have an understanding for what individuals in the LGBT community go through you should watch this. I wish a real realtionship would have developed but overall I loved it. I wish there were more animes like this or close to it. If you have any suggestions feel free to drop a note in my inbox.
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  • One of my favorite series in a long time.
    I knew barely anything about this series going into the first episode, but I have to say that it sets itself apart from most any other anime in the romance or slice of life genres. It's also one of the best representations of LGBT adolescents I've seen in any form of media, not just anime. The only complaint I could give to it is that it was too short, but the ending itself was still great.
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  • A really cute and informative show
    This anime teaches us that it is alright to want to be the opposite gender. People may pick on you, but as some people in the show display it, they don't care. Nitori Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl. He gets mistaken for girl because of his adorable face but worries what will happen when puberty strikes. Takatsuki Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy. All the girls that go to her school ...
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  • A nice slice of life anime
    I have to say that I wasn't expecting to like this show very much but I did!
    It was very interesting and I liked the characters. The love triangle in this anime made it more interesting..
    I thought it was cute in its own way.
    I liked how I was able to relate to the characters and understand them. Its nice to have a anime focus on the lgbt community.
    Probably the first slice of life anime I ...
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  • This show has so much potential...
    So you think that I'll give it a terrible mark because I say it has untouched potential. Well, then you've got it all wrong. What it means, is the premise of the show (along with its characters) is so clever and well thought out, that a few extra episodes detailing their lives as children and a few episodes post-puberty would have not have been icing on the cake; rather, it would have slapped ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    If you enjoyed Aoi Hana...
    ...then watch this anime.

    I really love Takako Shimura's love stories. They aren't necessarily the happiest, but they feel so much more realistic, so much more human than anything else out there. She's the master of the 'perfectly unfinished' ending. Fulfilling yet open-ended.

    The topic of transgenderism has already been handled by other reviewers, I'm sure. So I'll just say that she manages ...
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  • A must-see for people interested in emotional slice of life
    This anime is actually based on a manga by Shimura Takako, a mangaka that specializes in realistic slice of life about LGBT individuals. She is also known as the author of Aoi Hana, about lesbian teenagers in Japan.

    This anime series is very faithful to her work, including the artwork with muted colors and backgrounds that seem to be watercolor paintings. The pace and reflective approach to the ...
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  • Heart Touching show !
    This Show was awsome best Gender bender show i ever seen the last episode was very heart touching that how Shuichi Nitori Fight for his life and become free this is how life goes Awsome Awsome Awsome show !
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    This show is deep!!!
    I really enjoyed this show. My favorite thing about it is that the writer made some very relate-able characters. I loved how they portrayed the young love triangles from hell. I think it portrayed very real feelings with in the trans community quite tastefully by showing the good times and the bad times. Why isn't it a 5/5 though? Well I feel like the last episode did not tie up what happens after ...
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