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Phi Brain

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4.4
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  • One of my new top ten animes
    While this anime has a lot of mixed reviews, I personally enjoyed it quite a bit. It is complex but not so much that you have to re-watch anything. There are a few episodes that I think could have been executed better. Without going into details, this anime is pretty solid in my book and has a very fitting ending
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  • If you like puzzles then this show isn't for you.
    I knew I should have stopped watching when I saw the main character solve a medium level Sudoku puzzle in the first episode, and everyone around him was astonished. Watching someone solve a puzzle isn't exciting, but the fun comes from the puzzle keeping the solver engaged. I was hoping for more, but I got what I expected. They cut out the solving completely. Shows the puzzle..... BAM! answered. ...
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  • Missed Opportunity, but Good
    (TL;DR Review is on the bottom)

    Personally, I haven't watched the 3rd season yet so please don't judge me on that. But judging from the first 2 seasons, I feel like it's a bit too repetitive, yet entertaining enough to keep watching.

    The plot follows as the main character of the series solving deadly puzzles with an ancient artifact messing or helping him out.

    I mean, I really did enjoy ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Left absolutely speechless.
    Anime and puzzles, two of my favorite things put in one. I love this series so much, and I'm very glad I got to take the time and watch it (just before I go back to school!) because Phi-Brain gave me almost everything I wanted in an anime. The characters were fantastic, and the story was able to match, all to my surprise. The development of this story was far better than I had ever imagined it to ...
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  • Are you a Phi Brain?
    This series was definitely interesting but I admit that season 2 is where you might lose people as far as interest goes. 1st and 3rd Season are definitely the best and the characters are enjoyable (you're bound to have at least a couple of favorites that you like). The plot was excellent; the only thing is that you really have to get all the way to the middle of the 3rd season for things to start ...
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  • Interesting start . . . hmmmmmm
    I think I was prepared for this to not be good, just from the title. But was surprised to find it extremely interesting. It makes you think about the world a little different. And the characters are different. I guess I have watched so many animes that I find a lot of them the same. This has to be the only one I ever seen about puzzles. Way to go.
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  • Its a good , the puzzles are Well Done
    hey everyone , i hope everyone keeps voting for this show , it is actually a very good show despite , only if the puzzles are boring , and you dont like puzzles to begin with then dont watch this , still I love puzzles , it is very interesting , how they creator makes them , i believe he is a genius . Simple is that anyway enjoy ,.
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  • Really enjoyable and cool
    Many of the puzzles were really cool and unique. The angles of where the puzzles would go and the character's relation to them made this easy to watch and extremely intriguing. In addition, the story line is fabulous, and the characters have a nice balance that sometimes surprise you with who they really are.
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  • Different and Enjoyable
    Personally, I loved it through and through. It would not be a lie saying that it was one of the best on my list. ONE of the best. Sure, like every anime, there are some weak episodes, but the story line was amazing and the style of it was just awesome.

    Some people don't really like the style of the anime, specifically the eyes or saying it is not the best looking anime. I actually thought that ...
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  • Reasons to continue after season 1
    I Highly recommend watching this! Certainly does have rewatch value!

    Season 1 had a good storyline and ending, if you want to go onto season 2 do it by all means, but it isnt that good. if you push through it you'll see it actually ends up getting good! which is where it can do a lot more to the series! Either way, just look forward to another second yet good ending!
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