Saki Episode of Side A

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  • 2 out of 11 people found this review helpful:
    A bad story that i've continue to watch.
    Saki A.deals with loads of filler that gives sympathy to the opposing force and large amount of long period of special moves that delay as much as possible.

    Everyone has a reason to win, therefore; for some reason the story comes to an halt in order to introduce those unimportant background character. With so much time invested in other background character, the story is should only be 6 or so ...
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  • 1 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    Better than Saki!!!!
    The matches in this show are crazy intense! Another plus is the lack of yuri-undertones (which isn't needed in the first place), as compared to the original show.

    Two downside for me:
    --yuri-undertones were greatly reduced, but not completely gone. That erks me.
    --Some characters still don't know how to dress.
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  • Great background/side-story
    Honestly, I was kinda surprised they had a "side story" in conjunction with the actual main story because even in the manga, the main story wasn't even close to being done.

    However, I'm glad there is a background story that ties in nicely to the the mysterious Nodoka because it really lends to see how each character grew up. Also gives us a nice idea of what the other teams the Kiyosumi team ...
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  • Saki Episode of Side A
    This show really got me interested in Mahjong. I've always thought of it as a solitaire game. I had no idea it could be a competitive game.

    The show it's self is sweet. It's about growing friendships as well as self growth. The Mahjong competitions can be crazy intense. Almost comical at times. Worth the watch.
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