Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

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4.6
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Must Watch. A beautiful masterpiece.
    I will not get all technical and complicated. I usually don't bother writing reviews. This show goes beyond Anime itself. Artistic, beautiful, unique. So much happens that one could not even try to guess while they are watching. I only wish there were more out there like it.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Great deep story with surprisingly violent tendencies
    I was very pleasantly surprised by this show. It is set in the future where a remnant of humanity all possess psychokinetic powers. The society has dark secrets that eventually come back to bite them. The show follows the lives of Group 1 from youngsters to adulthood and all the difficulties that befall them. It is well worth watching,
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Excellent commentary on humanity
    It is rare that I write a review, but this one warrents one. This anime is aimed at adults and educated people. If you are looking for harem or teen issues, this is not that kind of show Without spoiling it, just give it a try for three episodes. If you are not totally hooked, then you are not into these types of shows. But if you like comments on how humans progress through the ages, then ...
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  • BEST WORK EVER! Amazing
    WORTH IT! ALL OF IT! Well, even though the first episodes were kinda a drag to watch...everything beyond it is just above a normal human mind. I really love the psychological profiles generated for each of the characters. Makes them very special in each of their own way. They all stay memorable throughout the whole serie
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  • esta serie es super adictiva
    la verdad que no tenia conocimiento de la serie hasta viendo la lista de animes decidí darle una ojeada y quede encantado muy buena historia en verdad me encanta el misterio y los puzzles y esta serie sabe como usarlos haciendo que con cada capitulo quieras saber que va a pasar.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Shin Sekai Yori - Masterpiece
    This anime took my breath away with every episode. Each 24-minute segment flew by, and left you wanting more. It is a puzzle story, that only gives you enough pieces as it wants until it suddenly fills in the big picture for you. The characters are charming, and the female protagonist is extremely likable, being strong-willed without the need for overly-large breasts. The music is absolutely ...
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  • Amazingly Different!
    When I first say this promotional poster for this anime show I didn't know what it was all going to be about besides a group of kids but when I watched it I totally didn't expect any of what happened to happen.This series is amazing. A lot of action, sad parts, and cute parts. It comes close to my favorite level of Higurashi which is high up on my anime favorite list.
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    DO NOT LET THE COVER FOOL YOU.
    Ok I'll be honest, the cover for this is quite a bit misleading, of course until I started watching the show and understood how deep and relevant it is towards the show itself. (Which i must say is brilliantly executed)

    I say this because this is not an anime for everyone.

    With that being said heres a quick list of what it is not:

    A shounen
    A slice of life
    A show about ...
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  • From the New World :
    This anime is quite fascinating. From the beginning my expectations were far surpassed through a series of unexpected plot twists and character developments, which made it into something much more enthralling. A brilliant watch. n_n
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  • Great Dystopia, heavy themes
    Although the cover hides it a bit, this is an upper level anime thematically. The first array of episodes is especially interesting to think about and analyze. If you want an anime that offers plenty of meat for you to chew on with your brain, this is the one. However, it is not for those seeking simple amusement, as the gem of this anime is all in the rhetoric and themes.
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