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zarkbot



Joined: 09 Nov 2010
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:41 am Reply with quote
Good review. If Toradora was a fancy steak dinner, I would rate this one as a tuna fish sandwich. Probably won't get any raves, but a nice friendly light meal with the added bonus of some Taoist/Shinto magic to keep it tasty.
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Big Hed



Joined: 04 May 2006
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Location: Melbourne, Australia

PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:27 pm Reply with quote
Carl wrote:
That pang you feel in your chest is your gorge rising.


Hit the nail on the head. Laughing In retrospect, I'm really not sure what caused me to give Fox Deity a chance when it was airing. 2008 was a massive year for anime for me in general, so perhaps it was just carried forward by the momentum of the thirteen or fourteen other shows I watched in the Spring season.

The rest of the review holds just as true, though. The premise and the characters managed to endear themselves to me enough that I never really felt the urge to drop out. Asexual Ku was definitely pretty... kuul.

Diversion is certainly the buzzword though. I can remember very little in the way of the show's specific developments; all I've got left at this point is an overall feeling that it wasn't bad.[/code]
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Northlander



Joined: 10 Feb 2009
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:34 pm Reply with quote
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"It isn't good enough to fully dismiss the possibility that it'll make a dunderheaded move like having Ku fall in love or Noboru take a stab at big drama."

I wasn't too impressed with it at first, but if it refrains from doing any of the above, I might be willing to give it a second chance.
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tuxedocat
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Joined: 14 Dec 2009
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:07 am Reply with quote
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Ku's avowed asexuality turns out to be quite real. While for the purposes of clarity she's been assigned the female pronoun, is equally comfortable in male or female guise, and equally comfortable seducing policemen or flocks of teen girls.


This bit of attention to actual Japanese folklore makes me feel that this title is one to which I will take a closer look. Hopefully NIS will make some streams available on ANN like they did with Persona and Toradora. Those streams resulted in sales from me, BTW...
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catstigereye



Joined: 25 Oct 2009
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:56 pm Reply with quote
I enjoyed the show and plan on getting both box sets at some point in the future. that is of course if i can find work.

Coo was fun to watch.
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