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Maoyu

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4.4
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  • Rushed. But Amazing!
    This anime has a very, very quick pacing to it. So much so that it has a constant 'rushed' feel...but at the same time it seems to fit the anime just fine. The only REAL issue I have with it (As the rushed feeling was just a very minor one) is that the ending was absolutely horrible...even if it did set up this Anime for a Second Season.

    Also, ignore your first impressions of this anime! If ...
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  • Amazing and different!
    Love this anime, it has some romance, action and economics in it as well!! If you're like me and started watching this anime because of the Manga, then i'm sure you'll like it since it's exactly like the manga!
    It's a really good anime with a really good plot! I recommend it
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  • Enjoyable anime but needs more
    Maoyu Mao Yuusha is a pretty decent anime. I have not seen many anime where they do not use any real names, just honorifics. There was some originality in the anime but I felt that it was too quick. The anime had a lot of potential to become great but with only 12 episodes they couldn't expand too much. Overall I probably wouldn't watch a second time unless they came out with a second season but ...
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  • Can I just say the word 'more'
    I'm a sucker for a romance and adding high ideals mixed with practical politics and economics just makes it better.
    If there is a place it doesn't shine, it is in the fact that it's too short.
    Even given that, the storyline was left in such a way that it can be continued with ease and allows for more in depth character development... it's almost like I watching a PV of an awesome ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    short review With a longer review on YouTube
    This anime has got to be one of the few best from that season. The character development was rather fast paced and you don't get any background until they reappear later in the show. The starting point is a battle so you will get hooked right away with all the commotion that occurs. One flaw that i noted is that is was a bit to fast paced that you are being rushed through the plot. .. i have ...
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  • I <3 this anime like a camel
    I love this! I read tons of fairy tales and fables (ie. Andersen, Grimm, Aesop/?) so maybe that's why i love it so much! Anyways, this is splendid to the point that i watched up to 12 episodes in a night...err, sorta morning too.
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  • Why must there be a love triangle?
    The first thing I thought when watching this series, was the atmosphere reminded me of Spice and wolf. Though that may be true it has many differences and it's own merits. The only thing I don't like about this series is the love triangle. I was really attracted by the fact that the hero and demon king got married off the bat without knowing much about each other. I expected them to face hardships ...
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  • Like Spice and Wolf but younger
    Intricate plots involving politics, war and trade underpinning an awkward romance.

    The characters are a bit less mature regarding their sexuality than the ones in S&W, and it might be a little easier to keep up with.

    If you hated "Spice and Wolf" (which I totally LOVED) then stay away from this one.
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  • Seriously Worth Watching!
    If you enjoy a great story with a slight twist, then Maoyu will certainly deliver. I was hooked after the 1st episode, and have been watching it every since. As one reviewer said previously, leave your expectations at the door!
    I don't know about anyone else, but I also love the intro!!!
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Leave your expectations at the door.
    To be honest, I was not sure what to expect for this show when I first decided to give it a try. I knew it would not be your normal fare, and I hoped it would be something worth watching. The first episode hooked me right away. The story is an intelligent and thought provoking look at an interesting decision made by two people who by all rights should be enemies. If I were going to categorize ...
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