Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

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4.7
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  • Hits you right in the feels
    This anime is amazing. It starts off slow and lures you in with some slice-of-life esque episodes. Occasionally there might be something that seems weird, but this is a show about kids learning to use their telekinetic powers so maybe it's only strange from your point of view. As the story progresses and develops you realize that you were right, there is something profundly disturbing about this ...
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  • Deep, Dark & Thought-Provoking
    I watched this and dropped it after watching a couple episodes since it just seemed really strange. However, I kept hearing people talk about how good it is and to stick it out a bit longer and it'd be worth it.

    So I gave it another shot, and when I hit episode 8, I seriously couldn't stop watching and finished it all in one sitting after that.

    It's definitely something you want to watch if ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    An Unexpected Pleasure!
    As someone who has a list that’s too big to count, I recently discovered this anime and asked myself “What is this?” Too be honest, I wasn't expecting much and I wasn't thrilled about starting this show on a whim when I could have been watching something else. However, I don’t think I've ever experienced something quite like what this anime had to offer and I might never experience again.

    A ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Very provoking anime
    It has been a while since I have watched an anime that made me step back and think about things; about how we treat the world and others in it. In the beginning of this anime I felt the vibe that it was going to be dark and twisted (Monster, When Sea Gulls Cry, Higurashi are some of the animes that I thought it was going to be similiar to), but by the end I find that it was more truly a piece of ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    One of the darkest, most thought provoking things I have ever seen. (no major spoilers)
    I dont even know what to say honestly. The story just threw you for a loop over and over again. Everything you grew to love was just taken from you and smashed against the wall as if saying, "This is the blunt reality of this world, get used to it."

    Seriously, the show starts out with cute children going on an adventure but its all a sham. Don't be fooled this isn't anything like Nagi no ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    An unearthly must watch!
    The main picture, which is the fist impression of the show, presents it as more of a happy school life anime however it is much darker then that. The beginning is sets the mood of the series perfectly.

    Plot
    The plot line is unique. The plot follows a group of friends with special powers in a mysterious village thats hiding a secret. A shadow of a cat also appears throughout the ...
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  • jaw-dropping amazing
    This is probably one of the underrated shows that I wish more people would acknowledge. The plot is definitely 1 of a kind and, unlike other shows, by the end you kind of question what was truly right or wrong. My only problems were that the beginning took a while to roll in and episode 7 (or 8? I forget) was quite surprising and some of the stuff was somewhat unnecessary. I've heard that it makes ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    GREAT! I didn't expect that at all
    I wasn't sure what to expect with this. The summary made it sound like it was about the usual friendship teenage comedy/romance stuff, but it wasn't. THANK GOD it wasn't. It was dark, mature, and basically about the progression of humans and the means we take to ensure our survival.
    Listen, I maranthanoed the crap out of this anime (thank the lord for summer vacation). It's confusing in the ...
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    An amazing story that needs to be witnessed lol
    Oh man, I've been picking out some good shows recently, this is on top of the hill out of those other great shows I've recently watched. From the New World has an amazing story that takes you 1000 years in the future, its not so futuristic though, its more like going back in time 1000 years, and then adding psychic powers lol. You need to give this anime a chance, I feel it deserved a seat amongst ...
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