Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor

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4.1
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  • I absolutely Love it!
    I absolutely love this show, at first, I wasn't sure but I watch a couple of episodes and was hooked, it changes up so you really need to stick with it and I promise you won't regret it, I really hope season two won't be long out, Its left me wanting more.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Second Watching of the Season
    The show starts very strong. Good humor, fun slapstick comedy, mysterious dark pasts, and some tsundere for spice. The problem is, the show rushes through 5 out of 9 light novel volumes. It makes the characters stale crackers and the story a slice of dry Swiss cheese. The characters are 2 dimensional, incomplete, forgettable. Season one covers 3 story arcs, most back story is told in a rushed ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Season 2 needed RIGHT now
    Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor is an anime based on a manga, now before i begin i have to say that i haven't read the manga so i don't know if it follows the same storyline or if its a completely different storyline.

    My review will be only covering up the anime and thats it.

    The anime itself is pretty good, you'll find yourself coming back to it plenty of times, the main ...
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  • Not what I expected.
    When I saw this here, I thought "Hey, why not. Seems like it could be fun or at least so bad it's good." Looking at the cover and the description I thought it was going to be a kind of preposterous Magical Girl-High School Comedy with a ridiculously heavy dose of fan service. Like Kämpfer or something similar. Or that they'd play it straight...like School Days...

    Staying optimistic ...
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  • Some originality to this Magical School anime
    The first episode with the main character Glenn being a pervert, arrogant, and incompetent isn't really representative of the rest of the series. The next 5 episodes are actually pretty good and show off how Glenn's greater understanding of magic can offset raw power and speed. I like the character backstories, and their emotions are portrayed well. Glenn is a good teacher when he wants to be and ...
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  • A harem not afraid to make fun of itself
    This premise is rather straightforward, teacher comes to a school where the uniforms are far more revealing than they should be and an ecchi harem of walking tropes develops around the confident teacher. However, the show does just enough correctly to receive passing marks and make it stand out from the crowd.

    Firstly is world building, normally in low effort ecchi harem you receive an ...
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  • I just binge watched this series and I love it.
    This anime was great, started out real slow but the second episode really kicked it off. The mc is op and very funny. Really like those animes with an op mc that hide it but eventually everyone finds out. Give this show a chance, it really is worth it.
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  • NOT Generic, slow start but pulls you in
    Most of the final episode comments claim its 'generic', IMHO this is one of the school-oriented anime's that had some depth to it and has set the stage of possibilities for a second season. While its true many anime's feel abandoned when they don't get a second or third season, if this one does it will certainly be fantastic.

    Looking simply how to counter the 'generic' stigma, the male ...
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  • Interesting Characters, Forced Plot (Still Worth Watching)
    If you are like me, you will spend the first few episodes thinking the male protagonist is a jerk, but that is the POINT, and they pull it off very, very well. This is NOT a romcom and while there are relationships going on, none of them are the romantic type between the characters - and that is a GOOD thing. This takes the "magical high school" idea, drops it into a political backdrop and ...
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  • Good action, comedy, visuals; decent characters and story
    TLDR: if you like action, decent plot, and visual aesthetic appeal (albeit not much ecchi fanservice), watch it, it's great.

    Pros/neutrals/cons
    + Good action and very nice visuals
    + Very little retarded drama or annoying romance
    + Uniforms over 9000/10
    + Lead male isn't a f*##&t. He doesn't give [email protected]$$ shounen-style speeches, babbling about inane concepts that randomly boost his ...
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