Total Eclipse

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3.8
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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Rethinking the stories again
    I enjoyed the dark start of 'Total Eclipse' and the use of the political ideology of the nations very intriguing. They just get the pieces set on the board when the episodes run out.

    I would like to see the writer continue and build on their great start. The non-western stories have become great for the viewer to enjoy the surprises and not the predicability. Some characters a little thin in ...
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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    enjoyable. I wish it continued on from where it ended :/
    Like someone else said its deceptive, like its going to be focused on the aliens and mechs and then turns into a harem anime.

    I say, whats wrong with harem animes? I liked this show. It isnt like they completely abandoned the aliens and mechs. It should've been expected to be more ecchi than mecha when one of the first scenes are skin tight uniforms clinging around girls breasts lol.
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  • Excelente inicio, mal desarrollo, pésimo final.
    Que lástima, quería ver acción, mucha acción. Después de terminar Suisei no Gargantia quedé con muchas ganas de acción porque fué muy corta, asi que inicié esta serie. Al principio, excelente, salvo la maldita censura (Nota: Estamos en Latinoamerica, no en EEUU, así que deberían darnos el video original y no la versión censurada para los gringos.) que le quitó mucho drama a partes importantes. A ...
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  • 2 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    Starts good then falls appart.
    Very disappointing.
    I couldn't bring myself to finish it.
    Started off enjoying it, but after about 6 episodes I actually started to dislike every character and plot device, still, I tried to continue but failed in the end.

    Characters flip flopped from "strong and promise myself not to be emotional" to making puppy eyes and feeling sad and angsty. The main characters go from being semi ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Cool start but turns into the worst
    Really good start, it showed how brutal the beta(alien things) can be and showed a lot about some of the characters, and hell it shifted characters really well. But then, every EP was just a god damn drama fest characters get stupid and cry and blubber over the dumbest things. I stopped watching it half way in and looked at the last episode and the ending was dreadful. Do not watch this. (I'm not ...
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  • 4 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    Don't forget to mention the war.
    So initially you get a really gloomy feeling when watching this series, just like Ergo Proxy it starts out hopeless and dark.

    Humanity is really in for it, people die all around and the BETA seems extremely overwhelming.

    But a couple of episodes in, it turns into a highschool musical. and the whole feeling you got form the first episodes are gone, seriously i stopped watching halfway thru ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    What amazing potential... But in the end, disappointing.
    TL;DR - This show really just boils down to a high-school-esque romantic drama that has mecha involved on the side. The large setting is a global war; mankind vs. aliens, with an international group of pilots working together to try and make a breakthrough that can win the war. Occasionally, the anime remembers its own story, and all the heaving bosoms and awkward blushes will stop for a moment ...
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  • One twist too many...
    I think setting with a majority of the episodes toward conflicts between countries may have been its downfall if no additional seasons are made. They should have stuck with the main plot line the way the series began. Overall it wasn't bad.
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Pobre resolucion y sin sentido.
    Este anime ha sido de lo peor que he visto en mucho tiempo, historia inconsistente, animacion y dibujo pobre y lo peor de todo es la calidad mediocre de la personalidad de los personajes. Hay demasiadas cosas absurdas.
    Si no tienes nada mejor que hacer, aun asi, no lo veas o perderas tu tiempo.
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  • 1 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    I only hope I can drink enough to forget it.
    Poor story, mediocre design and art, horrible CG, terrible stereotypical characters, inconsistent thrown together style, and horrendously erratic tone. And that's just the first three episodes. I've really only seen a couple of animes worse than this, and I've been watching the stuff for 30 years. I mean if this were so bad that it's funny I might recommend it, but it can't even succeed on ...
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