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Sword Art Online

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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    I just cant stand it
    Overly emotional children pretending to be "grown up", and I just cant stand the main characters personality, and a few others for that matter. Might have been better if every character was a decade older.. or I was a decade younger, who knows?.. Good animation and intriguing premise saves it from a 1 star review, but the absolutely terrible characters ruined it for me. While this anime was ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    great, deep story line. and character development
    this anime is great. the story line is very hooking with multiple vrmmo games that are being played. and the characters so lots of change from when they started sao. but some parts can get boring but the action makes up for it. other than that, this is one of my favorite anime.
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  • 0 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    A excellent fanatasy world anime!
    Excellent fantasy anime! I loved the first part of the first season the best. I loved the story line to it and everything. However the second part of the first season ended up getting a little weird at times which turned me off from it. I have yet to finish the second season but so far I am enjoying it. It's a different twist and take on the fantasy anime style. It's still fantasy anime but with a ...
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  • 0 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    An alright anime series, doesn't deserve all the hate
    This series was fairly alright and doesn't deserve all of the hate it got for the second season. I agree that the first season was a whole lot better, but overall it was a nice medieval romantic anime that ended up turning into a fantasy gun fight pow-pow type. To sum it up, it went from very well to a bad version of Gurren Lagann.
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    It's okay, but nothing spectacular.
    Watched the first season and only half of the second. I found myself more interested in playing a video game then watching these characters on screen play in a video game. The concept was intriguing, but the follow through was lacking. I was hoping that it would follow an Inception like story line where you are not aware of what is actually real, but sadly it just remained straight forward and ...
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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    This Is The Best Anime I Have Seen! 10/10
    First off this is by far the best anime I have seen.

    Story - First this story is very well written, it has is all. Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Comedy, and Suspense. The story never really gets boring, and its always evolving. (This is because there are 4 different arc's between two seasons, but they all follow one main story.) Now The 4 story arcs can feel very different, but this keeps ...
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  • 5 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    It's like if .hack was boring.
    I have never seen a show get so much praise. No one has ever had anything bad to say about it and many defend it to the end. I am usually the one they're calling stupid for pointing out how it's boring and been done better before. The main character is perfect without any character, as is his love interest, and the fact that they're in a game is never used to the shows advantage. It might as well ...
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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Uninteresting plot!..
    The animation is good but too good that make it bad. Too many over animation and somehow it seem slack off. The story is, somewhat slow, then spikes up to excitement. The build up isn't there. The story got something I called balance. I see the writer wants all character to stand up as they could, but that making em not standing up at all. Each story should have the main focus. and make some ...
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  • 5 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    It's like eating McDonalds
    You know it's pump full of crap, yet you still eat it.SAO from a literary standpoint is not a very good show, the main character Kirito shows little to no characterization what so ever and the plot is riddle with holes. Kirito shows many mary sue traits right from the beginning to the series and performs several illogical actions that are use to pander to the wish fullfilment and self insert ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    If this show dosen't have mixed opinions then IDK what does!
    I think that SAO is good. I'll admit it. There were moments where I would tear up but not cry. Its flawed but good. I'm almost done with the 1st arc, considering skipping the ALO arc but excited for the GGO arc because guns.

    Now onto the argument over SAO or Log Horizon.
    Can we please stop?! Why can't we just like both?
    Because I'm a gamer, I like to compare SAO and Log Horizon to Call of ...
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