MEKAKUCITY ACTORS

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4.0
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  • Puzzling yet Intriguing
    At first this anime just seems very run-of-the-mill, but once you get a few episodes in, you'll find yourself wound up. While it doesn't make much sense at first, this anime keeps you guessing and doesn't answer any questions until the very end. The only downside I can think of is that it's quite heavy on the flashbacks.
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  • Sometimes great, sometimes confusing, rushed ending
    I want to qualify this review by saying that there are episodes of Mekakucity Actors that are those of a 5 star show. Since spoilers abound in just describing this short series, I'm going to just say that even though it has the premise of a group of superhuman teenagers and young people, this is actually a fairytale.

    The art is very interesting, it's probably what I liked the most about this ...
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  • Awesome. Just, awesome.
    This is a great anime. I've seen many things about this before (as in songs) and they were perfect. This is an awesome anime and people should totally watch it and listen to the songs. The story line is confusing though,
    Though confusing ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Very similar to the "Monogatari" series.
    This anime, as the title of this review suggest. Is very similar to the monogatari series. In almost every aspect by far. Meaning if comes with the ups and downs of monogatari. Plot holes, hard to follow, enjoyable characters (i believe anyways), the unique way that it's animated. Etc. Now as much as I resent saying this, I don't mean to compare this to monogatari and souly monogatari, but I'm ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Anime Equivalent of "Lost" Except Not As Good
    This show is more designed to keep you watching than to tell a compelling story. It's riddled with plot holes and cliffhangers. In the end, I felt no attachment to any character. I realize there were plenty of characters, which makes that difficult. However, I will counter this argument with the fact that Summer Wars had even MORE characters, made its audience feel for EACH of them as well as ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Beautiful... but a little too complicated....
    What kept me watching Mekakucity Actors was the beautiful animation and the superb art direction. I loved the characters and their relationships with each other.

    That being said...

    I found myself having a hard time keeping up with the plot and every time I thought I understood, the next episode would just confuse me again (Though, maybe I just didn't get it). I loved the first few episodes ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    More Style than Substance
    Mekakucity Actors begins as a very personal tale of grief and loss, keeping a slow, but affecting pace. Or, at least, that's what I thought until I completed the final two episodes, in which I realized the show spent the majority of its run spinning its tires, and frantically struggled to complete an incredibly silly and convoluted plotline in the last moments, abandoning the methodical pace and ...
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  • A Good Show, But Your Mileage May Vary
    Now, I'm a fan of the franchise, so I knew the general direction this show was going, but was aware that the creator intended to change things around. I felt that the show was pleasantly atmospheric, and as a rule, I love shows with complex plots. But the way that the ending was rushed left me feeling somewhat disappointed. I do appreciate that the show doesn't end with a cliffhanger like so ...
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  • 1 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Failed Expectations...
    Okay this is my first review, but i hope its helpful.

    I've read the manga, I've listened to all Kagerou Project songs, but the anime just completely blew me away. Not in a good way.
    Shaft definitely did an amazing job with animation and art, but the anime itself is a completely different story. Not only did the beginning confuse me, but the ending was just so... unsatisfying. It doesn't ...
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    The anime starts off strong, but then ends fast
    The whole series goes down to focusing on curtain characters and plot lines in every episode, and then showing how that side story connects to the main story. Does it do this well? Sort of… The side plots don't really give us incite to the characters much, sometimes it did other times it didn't and focused to much on trying to seem edgy or "deep" in some sort of way or form. The whole ending seems ...
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