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Vividred Operation

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3.2
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Want something Unique? This isn't it.
    Like the title says, if you want something unique, you'd best look elsewhere. This anime is about as Generic as it comes both in terms of plot and characters. It also feels quite rushed and there's no real character development over the course of the 12 episodes (Of course, it could be argued that it was too short for any real development).

    The characters are one dimensional and really ...
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  • 5 out of 9 people found this review helpful:
    Not what I was expecting
    The whole idea behind this show: Magical girls created by Science. An alien race that only these girls can fight, flying bikes and a new energy source making the whole world peaceful. The whole world this story is set in is brilliant and well thought out. But I was greatly disappointed in the way this show is portrayed.

    After watching 2 episodes, I had to stop. The reason? The ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    It could have been better
    I had hoped Vividred Op would be as good as Strike Witches. It wasn't. Very rarely was I not aware that they're school uniforms were panties and some kind of military dress uniform shirt. How hot is that island anyway?!? The premise was interesting enough and I was most interested in the character of grandpa than any of the girls. The writing could have been better and most of the last ...
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  • 4 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    Not bad... but I could've done better
    Characters: 6.5/10

    -I've seen all those character types before. The klutzy main character, the previously anti-social rich best friend, the tomboy, the you-look-lonely-why-don't-you-join-our-group-of-friends girl, and of course, the cool and silent enemy. (haha :P)
    -Why does this remind me of the original Pretty Cure ...
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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Vividred Operation disappointment
    This show began really well, and I had high hopes for it after the first couple of episodes. But it's been getting worse and worse as time has gone on.

    There isn't anything original about it, but that was obvious from the very first. I can look at everything that's going on and say "Uh-huh, Rei is obviously supposed to be Fate Testarossa" or "The docking maneuvers? Obviously stolen from ...
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  • 3 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    Typical "Magical Girl" Anime, Just Too Much Fan Service
    I see quite a few negative reviews about Vividred Operation on Crunchyroll. I can understand their displeasure. The amount of "fan service" they supply in this series is a bit over-the-top. A-1 Pictures (studio behind this series) has quite a few series that focuses a little *too much* on fan service (crotch shots/bouncing breasts, etc..). This is no different and it shouldn't surprise someone ...
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  • 7 out of 13 people found this review helpful:
    Two pre-teen junk shots in the first 30 seconds...
    Really? Now a sprinkle of fan service on something isn't going to kill it, but when you open a series with a sunrise between a 14 year old girls crotch you're obviously trying too hard. The animation is nice, but the plot isn't nearly interesting enough to hold it above the creepiness.
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  • 4 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    Another 2013 guilty pleasure; UPDATE
    For some odd reason I find myself reviewing shows that aren't that great. This a decent show, Like the new idol show, I would call this is a guilty pleasure. It's kind of over the top. And what's up with those school uniforms? It can't be underwear; they look like exercise shorts. And how the 2 warriors "dock" is beyond ridiculous. A kiss on the forehead, and the 2 unite, becoming a 17 year ...
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  • Interestingly light hearted and adorable!
    What can I say? It's true this anime has it's pros and cons, any true anime fan would probably think this show is over the top. If you ask me though, that's why it is so enjoyable because it has the things most people expect.I think it would have had more impact if there were episodes detailing the back ground of each character and exactly their role in saving humanity, that's just my preference. ...
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  • Spoiled by loli-pedi-esque fan service.
    This could have been good, but the butt shots are too much.

    The plot is a little passé, but the character interactions make up for it. You've got some funny and touching moments mixed in with typical magical girl like transformations and team building. Grandpa's kind of silly, as is Akane's over-the-top enthusiasm for mayo.

    What is a total deal-breaker, are all of the butt shots. The girl's ...
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