Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)

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4.6
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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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  • 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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  • 3 out of 9 people found this review helpful:
    Pretty good, but overrated by those who like it.
    Despite the description, this is a very mature and somewhat dark, philosophical show.

    The dystopian (?) future world made me want to watch more to learn what happened. Each episode was laid out well enough to make me want to watch the next.

    The animation itself seemed to change slightly for the worse after the first few episodes, but otherwise the animation was alright and the execution ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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:
    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:
    This is One of the Best Anime I Have Ever Seen
    Even if it dose not market itself well, I am still surprised people are not talking about this. It ended really well, and never felt like something I have seen before. This story has a lot of depth, told through deep characters. It was dark, poetic, and addicting. The kids are not cute, they seem like real people, responding to a horrible world.
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  • Once it gets going it doesn't stop!
    This is my first and only review, so please be patient with me, Shin Sekai Yori is an exception for me.

    Just as most viewers, I feel this anime was very poorly advertised. It also had some very prominent pacing issues in the early episodes, but once you get past those things... wow. Every single episode ended too soon, leaving the viewer wanting more... not just wanting it, needing it. ...
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