Sparrow's Hotel

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  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (11)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (8)
3.2
 out of 5
33 votes
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  • 10 out of 13 people found this review helpful:
    A Bit Lacking in Time and Depth
    This series has good and bad points, but I feel the negative outweigh the good.
    The palette is straight out of the late 1990s. This incredibly retro feel is a good point for me, because I still love that era, but it may turn some people off as archaic.

    The episode length appears to be only three minutes. I'm not sure what you would use this for, part of a composite show with multiple ...
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  • 5 out of 6 people found this review helpful:
    Really not that bad a show
    Like others have mentioned, it's really not that bad, It's a 3 minute anime to include the credits. Seems like some people where expecting war and peace or something. Each skit tackles a very small subset of the going ons of a hotel in a humorous way with what can be only described as an ex super spy ninja.
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  • 7 out of 10 people found this review helpful:
    I dont know what these others are wathcing.
    After reading the reviews for this I thought it was going to be garbage. It wasn't bad. It was comedy that's all. There doesn't need to be a plot in a 3 min video. I am giving it 4 stars because it was just a series of skits put together overall was entertaining. May want to work on the jokes a bit but not bad.

    As far as the animation is concerned its a 3 min video, what are looking for come ...
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  • 3 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Love the classic style.
    These are like little comic strip shorts surrounding a downtown hotels staff.
    The main character is a fighter of unmatched stength but cute and innocent. She acts as the bouncer and keeps troublemakers away from the hotel. The supporting cast has your usual flair; a unmarried manager feeling her clock ticking, her smoooth talking brother/manager, 4-eyes, the normal-ish clerk, and the inept hotel ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Funny and Strange; Fascinating and Leaves You Wanting More
    This series was one I stumbled upon and started to watch because the episodes were short. It turned out to be a very amusing series, with characters well-developed in the short time they were given. I felt like I had a taste of the interesting setting and premise, and it also gave the impression of greater depth than the 3-minute episode length was able to fully convey.

    There were plenty of ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    I WISH THERE WERE MORE LIKE THIS!
    Each episode is only 3 minutes in duration and although the only setting is the hotel, every episode takes on a totally different premise. The writing is clever, as the show pokes fun at anime cliches very often. I really hope there's a follow-up to this some day or the same makers do something else that is constantly changing and upbeat like this.

    I watched every ...
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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Not bad, just not amazing either
    I just watched 7 episodes back-to-back (kind of hard not to lol) & it really isn't as bad as people are saying. The fact is: IT'S A 3 MIN ANIME. Meaning: There's not gonna be a lot of character and story development. Don't look for that here and get upset when you don't see it, that one was your fault. It's cute/funny show, slightly jumpy (not like what the cover picture implies, everyone is ...
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  • Short comedy anime that's worth a few minutes here and there
    This is a short anime (12 3 minute episodes, a good bit of which is opening in the first few episodes and closing the in the last few). There's nothing particularly special about this anime, but there doesn't need to be. Each episode is the equivalent of reading 2-3 comic strips. This is no more than a gag series, but as short as it is, nothing has the chance to get stale. At 3 minutes a pop, ...
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  • Not the Greatest, but Potential is Present
    This is actually the lowest rating I've ever given an anime, and it makes me sad to do so. But, I want to point out the flaws (and some good points) so that they can be learned from and so that more better anime can be made in the future! So here goes:
    The concept isn't actually that bad. It's kind of the trope where there is a character who is amazing at everything (example: Sebastian from Black ...
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  • Don't judge a book by it's cover!
    Ok so this is the best example of: "Don't judge a book by it's cover"
    Looking at the art it looked like I was about to jump into one of those American "how to draw anime/manga" books which gave me the impression of a bad anime, but what I got was a LOL story. It's short and simple which is something perfect to watch during your break.
    It's basically a short comic anime.
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