Sparrow's Hotel

Average Rating

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)
3.1
 out of 5
29 votes
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  • Just a short stay spot
    This show is not as bad as some reviewers say. It's not a landmark anime either. If your expectations are reasonable, its an enjoyable collection of shorts, very short shorts. In all attempts ever made to have any type (TV, Anime, movies) show based on a hotel, this deserves a top 5. Clever writing, a nice variety of characters, and character design, helps my opinion of Sparrow's Hotel. Watch this ...
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  • it took me longer to write this review than to watch this series...
    I cannot imagine this series being expanded to a full length 26 episode series. And that's why it works! No need to explore these characters it's like an ongoing SNL sketch and the fact that it doesn't promise to be or try to be anything more. That's the charm. Comedies tend to over exert themselves or run to the well one too many times. This was a refreshing comedy that took it's premise and ...
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  • It just isn't that good
    It had funny moments, and it seems like it might be full of fridge humor...but it's not. It's just bland. The premise has promise, as do the characters, but not much is done with either. It also has awful animation. I don't say that often, because even shows with little frame movement usually manage to make the most of what they have. Here, though, the animation is very inconsistent. I swear they ...
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  • Short and cute, but where's the second season?
    I'm disappointed with some of the low ratings. It's a really adorable show. For the length of each episode, you can't get much characterization, but it leaves a nice warm feeling once you're finished.
    Most of the complaints people seem to have with the show is that they don't like the art; but it seems fairly well-done; the only problem I had with it is that it changes midway through, and the ...
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  • 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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  • 1 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    only one problem, art
    Okay I don't know what they're trying to pull off with this show. At the start of the show the art style was terrible. It looked like they were trying do a sailor moon style but ended up with shin-chan. they did improve it but its still not perfect
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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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  • 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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