March comes in like a lion

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4.8
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  • 80 out of 80 people found this review helpful:
    Artistically brilliant
    This anime is about dealing with the depression of loss. The protagonist is contrasted against a beautifully crafted atmosphere, illustrating what it is to feel alone in public, or numb to what's around you, no matter how beautiful it might be. To go through the motions of life without really feeling alive. It's also not only focused on the protagonist, and shows the efforts of those around him to ...
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  • 18 out of 21 people found this review helpful:
    In like a lion, and out with a tissue box
    So, these are just my first impressions of the show's first episode, without having read any of the manga.

    It's superb. Everything feels integrated extremely well. The animation is fluid and well thought out, I'm really only seeing a problem with how some of the textures on moving characters and objects are integrated, and a few of the CG things. (Vehicles, mainly.) The backgrounds and effects ...
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  • 8 out of 8 people found this review helpful:
    It's.... way too good....
    It's.... way too good....

    That's all I can think of right now. The fact that it stays so true to life with utterly-realistic characters and scenarios, and yet is so fantastically fun to watch and easily the best part of my Saturdays, is beyond me.

    Many themes are touched on in this seemingly innocent series, from depression, isolation, and tragedy, to bonds, friendship, and family. ...
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  • 8 out of 8 people found this review helpful:
    Surprisingly Better Than the Manga
    This had been on my reading list for a while, but since I recently got premium I remembered it had an anime and decided to watch that first. The first episode or two I kept telling myself that I was probably only going to stick with it for a few episodes and that it was 'just ok'. Twenty episodes later I realized how naïve I had been. The anime does not only live up to the manga, I personally ...
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  • 11 out of 15 people found this review helpful:
    Very Good Anime (Granny by style)
    I was compelled to write a review of this masterfully done anime.
    I don't know what issues Blupixie-san may have who wrote the last review but the style of the anime is "Grainny" on purpose.

    The story is about a professional Shogi player whos battling depression and inner demons, the full plot is not yet been flushed out but the anime is a "Oh God the Feels" type of anime.

    Enjoy
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  • 5 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    Trying to find a place in the world.
    The storyline defines a smart guy, bad with relationships, fighting to find his place in the world.

    I would say is oriented towards adult viewers or late teenagers more than young folks. Some of the topics it handles, like awkwardness and self-reclusion are recursive in many animes, but this goes deeper in the character and presents them raw, with lots of contexts and emotional meaning.

    The ...
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  • 6 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    embodiment of anxiety
    this show is the embodiment of anxiety. every doubt, negative thought, and uncertainty you have ever had is pretty much expressed or addressed in the wonderful anime. the art work is amazing and the pace of the story moves at the right speed to constantly grip your attention. the emotional baggage of the main character is exquisite, making it a must watch.
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  • 7 out of 9 people found this review helpful:
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    so far really really good. some people might not like the art style though but so far the characters seem really interesting with their interactions with MC etc etc. and by god the music soundtrack is gonna be so amazing when it all comes out. really looking forward for the rest of this series to come out ^.^
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    One of the best animes I've seen. You need to watch this!
    Slice of life/coming of age with a beating heart and deep soul. March Comes in Like a Lion is truly a beautiful anime, not only in its original artwork, but in the story of hope it tells. At its heart, it's about learning to live after staggering loss through the love of friends and family. It's about finding the heart that you'd hidden away (so it wouldn't be crushed under the weight of ...
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    The Anime is like the Manga...
    ...at its core, this is a tragic coming-of-age story wrapped in a heart-warming comedy. I'm really happy to see that the anime has the feels spot on from the manga. The opening music and character voices really go together, and the setting for everything is perfect. Overall this is the reason I love anime.
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