The Ancient Magus' Bride

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4.8
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    An absolute gem in the anime world!!!
    Not only is the show visually stimulating with the art style, but, the story line is one of a kind. It is well balanced between dark and light. Shows the cruelties of the world but yet still shows the sweetness of life. This series is not only realistic with human emotions but also portrays that non-human organisms don't think the same as we do. If you're looking for something that will keep you ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Such richness and depth, into spirits, magic, and not just Japan
    This series is incredible. There is so much going on this world and storyline... it feels every episode is like immersing yourself in Harry Potter in terms of how much detail there is to everything - there are so any storylines you glance at, while following the incredibly immersive main characters...

    I never thought I'd cheer on this relationship so much, and this show - but there is just so ...
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  • Unexpectedly Heartwarming
    This show is about finding renewed purpose in life through shared experiences with new people in a mystical setting, and the evolution of a sketchy relationship into something wonderful. Things can get heavy or dark, but it always finds a silver lining or something to take away.
    Firstly, the show is beautiful and whimsical, yet creepy and unnerving at times. It truly feels like a fairy tale. It's ...
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  • So Whimsical and Gorgeous, It'll Feel like You're Watching a Ghibli Film
    First off, this show is BEAUTIFUL! The animation is stunning. It's fulled with so much whimsy that it practically bursts off the screen. The magic and fantasy of the show are also extremely intriguing to learn about with each episode. Not to mention, the delightfully charming, yet flawed characters which make this a MUST WATCH.
    Overall, I highly recommend it to pretty much anyone, especially for ...
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  • Excellent Anime, Loved it
    I love the story and the characters, from the moment I saw it I started watching it and I still think it’s a very great anime, have already watch more than twice and I hope there is a second season I also have been reading the manga so I hope we get this anime going.....
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  • critique of The Ancient Magus' Bride
    It was a good story, though the transitions are sometimes hard to follow and the ending is more like a clifhanger or another beginning. Side note's aside I liked that the creative effort put into the story and the animation designs are well-done. I would recommend this anime to other anime fans.
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  • A really beautiful show
    Ancient Magus Bride has some really beautiful moments in both animation and story telling. Some aspects can start to get a bit repetitive but the characters are all so charming that even the "bad" ones are likeable. If you want some good emotional story this is good option.
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  • #141. One of 2017's legendary anime.
    Chise Hatori, an orphan girl abandoned by everyone in her life. Since her childhood, Chise has been able to see strange creatures, terrifying nightmares roam around her. Her discomfort and unrest lead her to being a unwanted child by all of her former caretakers, and she is now desperate. In a final effort to survive, she signs herself up for trade as a slave at a underground auction, as she ...
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  • Fantstic lore and complex characters
    Finally an anime that does make magic out to be some gimmicky thing. This actually follows more around the actual Wiccan and Pagan view of magick and the lore of it. Such as the Lord and Lady of the forest and celebrating Yule. Making the fae creatures far more accurate then Disney renditions. I'm also satisfied with the story and the complexity of the characters. All of them represent different ...
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  • Romantic but with a twist
    I loved The Ancient Magus Bride. It had multidimensional character development for both Chise and Elias. If you watch the first episode, and compare it with the last few, you can see that throughout the series there was a clear development between the both of them. It's funny, lighthearted yet somehow badass and serious, and heart-grabbingly romantic. While their relationship is strange, and ...
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