World Fool News

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  • 3
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  • 2
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3.5
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Slice of Life Upgraded
    World Fool News follows a newscaster (Takahashi) who is transferred to an evening news program that is known for it's strange cast of characters. While the scenario may not seem completely relatable, the situations may be so.
    The first thing one notices when watching WFN is the interesting style of animation and art that is so obviously computer generated. Originally, I assumed this would be ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Freaking Hilarious!!
    This series will have you laughing and crying. The slow pacing of World Fool News leaves you wide open for unexpected punchlines. Very catchy ending theme song. Okay... So now I need sixty four more characters... Now 29... And we're done... Now!!
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  • 3 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Underdog anime? Underdog anime.
    Huh. I didn't think I would actually like this. The 3D animation program makes the art style look odd yet unique, but it was too unique for me to watch. The weird thing is, I actually liked this show. A lot.

    World Fool News is centered around Takahashi, in the "World Fool News" broadcasting station where Takahashi has now been promoted to. Originally, Takahashi was in the morning segment, but ...
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  • 3 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    This one felt really enjoyable.
    This anime has a fantastic cast of characters from the serious main character to the ridiculous super baby. As such it presents itself well as a comedy show with a unique art style, i would recommend this to people who enjoy quick shows with enjoyable laughs to be had. I therefore give this 8/10, if it was just a bit longer with more episodes it could have been higher.
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  • This really surprised me!
    The main reason World Fool News found its way onto my queue was that it seemed like something my husband would enjoy.

    Well, he really did but I ended up wanting to watch it just as much!

    Takahashi, a nice normal news anchor, is transferred to the strange place that is World Fool News. The news program nobody watches and the group of people everyone eyes wearily, Takahashi is not sure what ...
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  • HILARIOUS and HOPEFUL/HAPPY!
    This show is so WONDERFULLY positive! IT'S LOVELY! ALSO HILARIOUS! LOVE IT! CAN'T WAIT FOR THE NEXT SEASON (IF there IS a second season) ! The shows are around 10 minutes long each episode . The details aren't everywhere (but that's just the animation style). It's a HAPPY toned show. There's actually some pretty deep character work. It got serious a few times during the season but I'm not ...
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  • Could have been better
    There are genuinely funny moments, but the pacing kills most of the timing. The whole production feels rushed. There's even a recap episode (ep. 7), which is nearly unforgivable when you have only six 10 minute episodes beforehand. But, they got their act together (mostly) in the last 2 episodes. There's a lot of potential here, and I wish they had done more episodes. I was just getting into it!
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  • Nice concept, terribly drawn
    I stuck through 4 episodes. I could see that an interesting set of "weird" characters were being developed, and I liked the everyday life insights that were shown. But the drawing is so uneven, distorted, and clunky that it drove me away. The most irritating thing is that the faces are so uneven it makes it obvious that they chose that as an intentional style. That worked in The Simpsons because ...
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  • Refreshing and Hilarious
    I was actually very surprised that I enjoy this show so much. While the art style is reminiscent of American cartoon contenders like The Simpsons, World Fool News is much different from its stylistic counterparts. The series centers around the employees at World Fool News. The show begins with Takahashi's first day on the job and introduces you to his weird new coworkers.
    While the first episode ...
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  • 2 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    You call this humor?
    NOTE: I only watched the first episode.

    The short format comedy anime is probably my favorite. I devoured I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying and the equally excellent Tonari no Seki-kun. World Fool News doesn't hold a candle to them. It may even be the worst anime I've seen in 2014.

    This show is both offensive in design and writing. The animation is stiff and cheap, ...
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