Star Driver

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4.5
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  • Acceptably entertaining, but no better
    Great art, good soundtrack, interesting characters, and hints of an interesting plot.

    But only hints. The series drops all kinds of little hints and references to what may well be a rich and fascinating backstory, yet makes good on not one ounce of it. The series ends having never answered fundamental questions of the true nature of what happened, what set it in motion, nor the purpose. Add in ...
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  • 3 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    A rather bland anime
    Star Driver is a pretty bland anime. It's good, but very little actually happens.There is very little character development, the plot is non-dynamic and too focused on what characters are thinking about the future, and the mecha battles are short and the outcome is always the same. The biggest gripe I had with the show is that it resembles Aura Cryin' too much for having come out just a year ...
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Is it worth watching?
    Going into this show, I was completely blown away by first couple episodes, the characters all seemed to have their own unique personality and their own will for wanting to protect something. Now as it got further into the show new characters would arise and add something to overall plot but the show still came down to "I will fight you, I will get hit acouple times but in the end I will win ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    A bit over the top, but still entertaining.
    While the design of the secret organization is over the top and the fact that libido is the power behind these mechs, it is a very entertaining anime.

    The characters all have interesting internal conflicts that develop. The mech battles are great and you never get tired of the protagonist's over-the-top entrance sequence. The underlying love triangle is also fun and is never resolved leaving ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    I would still watch it
    This anime had a good character and like other character he was overpowered and there was always a new way for him to defeat his opponents.It was like daja vu because the senes was the same every time when his robot came to kick some butt.The opening and ending songs where awesome.If you like fan service unlike me this is your anime to watch.
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  • Star Driver A Romance with action
    I have to say this Anime is a funny; yet romantic, its cute how this story goes, but its takes a while to get interesting and you have to be willing to wait to learn more about whats really going on. So If you don't mind a dragged of story then enjoy. i will be honest it took some time to finish this anime since i was watching more action pact anime :-p so i hope this helps.
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  • 1 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    An Overrated Story with Good Qualities
    I understand the anime has had very favorable reviews. Having seen it all, I could understand why someone could end up really liking it. However, for me, the series ended up being a very overrated experience. Probably the series' biggest strengths are the characters and the fight sequences. Most of the characters are not too interesting, but they offer enough to avoid just being bland entities. ...
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  • Camelot With Battlesuits
    An interesting series, good messages flow from each episode, though the animation can seen primitive at times - particularly with the continued use of the same animation during certain similar scenes. The music if fantastic, dialogue fresh and witty, and character interaction feeling more real than a lot of high-school drama or Gundam style anime genres. The main characters, in particular, hold ...
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  • 3 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    Genre tags...why bother?
    The leads aren't whiny little sissy babies? The bad guys aren't disproportionately strong!? The protagonist's mech is a 17th century British fop!?!?

    'Not another school mecha'
    So much parody.
    More brilliant work from Studio BONES.
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    surprisingly good anime ;) you'll be glad you stuck with it
    i thought this was going to be really cheesy
    kid stuff
    when lo' and behold
    a plot a damn good one at that (yes there are a lot of repeated scenes)
    but the whole ride kinda grabs you and doesn't let go
    the end is a bit rushed and there should've been more closure to but it does end as it supposed too
    i loved every minute of it
    Now mind you the first couple of eps you might have to ...
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