Player No. 3's Anime

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5 Centimeters per Second (movie) Masterpiece Poignant without being pretentious, it tugs at all the right heartstrings and has a bittersweet ending that truly drives its themes home.
Ah! My Goddess (TV) Very good
Alien Nine (special) Good It gets freakishly disturbing very fast, and I loved it.
Angel Beats! (TV) Good I felt it forced some of the drama, and the plot bounced around too much between antagonists, but when stepped back, I realized I enjoyed every minute of it.
Angel's Egg (movie) Excellent I don't know exactly what happened in this movie, but it was outstanding.
Angelic Layer (TV) Good
Attack on Titan (TV) Very good
Ayakashi - Samurai Horror Tales (TV) Good The Goblin Cat arc is what is keeping this series from dipping into the lower ratings for me. (Not to mention the beautiful closing song.) The other two arcs are rather boring and far from scary.
Azumanga Daioh (TV) Excellent
Baccano! (TV) Excellent
Bakemonogatari (TV) Very good Its fanservice gets out of hand sometimes, but listening to the dialogue and watching the visuals are totally worth it. It held my attention pretty well considering I don't take to fanservice.
(The) Big O (TV) Very good I feel like I'm one of the 3 people who actually LIKE the plot in the second half.
Birdy the Mighty Decode:02 (TV) Very good
Birdy the Mighty: Decode (TV) Good
Bokurano (TV) Good
Bunny Drop (TV) Excellent
C – Control – The Money and Soul of Possibility (TV) Very good
Casshern Sins (TV) So-so
Castle in the Sky (movie) Masterpiece
(The) Cat Returns (movie) Very good
Cencoroll (movie) Very good
(Le) Chevalier D'Eon (TV) Very good
Chrono Crusade (TV) Good
Corpse Princess (TV) Good
Cowboy Bebop (TV) Excellent
D.N.Angel (TV) Not really good
Darker than Black (TV) Very good
Deadman Wonderland (TV) Decent
Death Note (TV) Excellent
Dennō Coil (TV) Excellent
(The) Devil is a Part-Timer! (TV) Good
Durarara!! (TV) Excellent
(The) Eccentric Family (TV) Excellent
Eden of the East (TV) Excellent
Eden of the East: Paradise Lost (movie) Good
Eden of the East: The King of Eden (movie) Good
ef: a tale of melodies (TV) Very good
ef: a tale of memories (TV) Very good
Ergo Proxy (TV) Excellent
Escaflowne: The Movie Weak
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (movie) Good The character development is truncated, and it's nearly screen-for-screen the same as the original, but it reminded me why I liked the TV series so much. (The animation is very good, too.) If you want to interest someone in Eva, this is a nice primer. Just be sure to show them the original.
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (movie) Excellent
Fate/stay night (TV) Weak Absolute bore fest. Only reason I stuck through it was to figure out who each fighter was in mythology.
Fate/Zero (TV) Very good
Fate/Zero (TV 2) Excellent
FLCL (OAV) Excellent
Flowers of Evil (TV) Excellent This show hit all the right buttons for me. A wonderful, un-romanticized, ugly look at pubescent agnst. It hurts to watch. Hurts so good. You shithead.
Fractale (TV) Decent
Fruits Basket (TV) Excellent
Fullmetal Alchemist (TV) Excellent
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) Excellent
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa Good
(The) Future Diary (TV) Not really good
Ga-Rei-Zero (TV) Very good I wish this series got more attention. After the bang of a first episode, the series continues with an uneasy anticipation of what will happen to the main characters. The fights are well choreographed and animated, and the pacing felt just right for 13 episodes. My only complaint is the yuri aspect between the leads felt forced and unnecessary in the beginning episodes. I guess the producers thought so as well because I didn't pick up on it for the remainder of the series.
Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo (TV) Excellent See also: Literature nerdgasm. My only (minor) complaints are that I didn't find Albert as compelling as the rest of the cast, and the Count is much less sympathetic than his novel counterpart. EDIT: After some rumination, I've come to the opposite conclusion; the Count's anime fate is more fitting than the novel's.
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet (TV) Very good
Gatchaman Crowds (TV) Very good
Ghost Hound (TV) Very good
Ghost in the Shell (movie) Masterpiece
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (movie) Decent
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (TV) Excellent
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG (TV) Masterpiece
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society (movie) Very good
(The) Girl Who Leapt Through Time (movie) Excellent
Gunslinger Girl (TV) Very good
.hack//SIGN (TV) Good
Haibane Renmei (TV) Excellent
Hellsing (TV) Good
Heroman (TV) Very good
Higurashi no Naku Koroni Kai (TV) Decent A bit of a step down from the original. When a mystery is explained, it loses its power. That's why it is a mystery. But it still is a satisfying conclusion.
Honey and Clover (TV) Excellent
Hourou Musuko (TV) Excellent
House of Five Leaves (TV) Excellent Stop what you are doing and go watch this. Now.
Howl's Moving Castle (movie) Excellent
Infinite Ryvius (TV) Decent
INTERSTELLA 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (movie) Good
Inuyasha (TV) Decent
Jormungand (TV) Good
Kaiba (TV) Excellent The soundtrack is beautiful. Seriously, though, what was with that ending?
Kiki's Delivery Service (movie) Masterpiece
Kill la Kill (TV) Very good
Kino's Journey (TV) Masterpiece Why can't more anime be like this?
Knights of Sidonia (TV) Decent
Kyousogiga (TV) Excellent
Level E (TV) Good
Library War (TV) Good
Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (TV) Excellent
Magic Knight Rayearth (TV) Good
Magic Knight Rayearth 2 (TV 2) Very good
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (movie) Good
Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion (movie) Good
Mononoke (TV) Masterpiece
Monster (TV) Masterpiece
Moribito - Guardian of the Spirit (TV) Masterpiece
Mushi-Shi (TV) Masterpiece See Kino's Journey.
My Neighbor Totoro (movie) Excellent
Natsu no Arashi! (TV) Good
Neko no Shūkai (special)
Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) Excellent
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (movie) Excellent
Noein - to your other self (TV) Very good
Occult Academy (TV) Decent
Oh! Edo Rocket (TV) Very good
Okamikakushi - Masque of the Wolf (TV) So-so Think of it as Higurashi: Lite, except you can figure out the plot in 4 episodes, and it's not particularly scary. However, it keeps its plot together well for its run, has great BGM, and is has a satisying ending. Just don't expect anything outstanding. Additionally, I love the designs for the priestess outfits and wolf masks.
Outlaw Star (TV) Good
Pale Cocoon (OAV) Excellent
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (TV) Decent
Paprika (movie) Excellent
Paradise Kiss (TV) Good
Perfect Blue (movie) Masterpiece
Ping Pong (TV) Excellent
(The) Place Promised in Our Early Days (movie) Excellent
Princess Jellyfish (TV) Very good
Princess Mononoke (movie) Excellent
Princess Tutu (TV) Excellent
Psycho-Pass (TV) Very good
Puella Magi Madoka Magica (TV) Excellent
RahXephon (TV) Excellent Why can't more mech shows be like this? Beautifully crafted in art, characters, and plot.
Rideback (TV) Very good
Rurouni Kenshin (TV) Very good I like to pretend that everything after the Kyoto arc never happened.
Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) Masterpiece
Samurai 7 (TV) Very good
Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei (TV) Excellent Favorite show from Shaft, hand down. (Close tie with Ef, though.)
Scrapped Princess (TV) Excellent
Serial Experiments Lain (TV) Excellent
Shikabane Hime: Kuro (TV) Very good
Shiki (TV) Excellent
Silver Spoon (TV) Very good
Skip Beat! (TV) Excellent
(The) Skull Man (TV) Very good
(The) Sky Crawlers (movie) Very good Another anime I want to like more than I already do. Moves at the pace of a snail on valium, but has many layers to peel and analyze.
Soul Eater (TV) Very good One of the better shonen series out there with a wonderful aesthetic, cohesive plot, and great choreographed fights. It just stumbles on its ending. If you want to get someone into anime, show them this.
Sound of the Sky (TV) Very good
Spice and Wolf (TV) Very good
Spirited Away (movie) Masterpiece
Star Driver (TV) Good
Strait Jacket (OAV) Weak It's so O.K. that it's average. Well, maybe below average. The plot is filled with all sorts of cliches typically done better elsewhere, and it doesn't end as much as it just stops. Sometimes it's fun, but mostly, it's just boring and predictable.
Summer Wars (movie) Excellent
(The) Tatami Galaxy (TV) Excellent I enjoyed this series much more than Kaiba. Mainly because the plot doesn't become a shaky as the Tacoma Narrows Bridge halfway through.
Tiger & Bunny (TV) Very good
Time of Eve (ONA) Excellent
(The) Tower of Druaga: The Aegis of Uruk (TV) Decent
(The) Tower of Druaga: the Sword of Uruk (TV) Decent
Trigun (TV) Excellent
Umineko - When They Cry (TV) Weak Interesting premise; flawed execution. If the plot focused more on the murder solving and less on the entire"Witches aren't real" crap, it would've been more engaging for me. But even the parts that are about the logical deduction process are silly and unsatisfying. However, it's a nice way to kill some time over the weekend, as I did. The opening and ending sequences are awesome, though. Warning: Don't expect any resolution. At all.
(The) Vision of Escaflowne (TV) Excellent
Voices of a Distant Star (OAV) Masterpiece
WATAMOTE (TV) Very good
When They Cry - Higurashi (TV) Very good Kudos for the series that made me afraid to walk alone. In daylight.
Whisper of the Heart (movie) Masterpiece
Witch Hunter Robin (TV) Very good
X (TV) Very good