Earlier today we posted that Charles Solomon reviewed Full Metal Panic! and other manga titles in the LA Times. His review actually included Fullmetal Alchemist, not Full Metal Panic!. ANN Apologizes for this error.
Rarely before has an anime series so keenly and uncomfortably struck home about the humorous travails of a social misfit. Its triumph is in creating an anti-moe protagonist who paradoxically winds up being intensely moe, too.
Aquapazza is complex and approachable, offering a good deal for the competitive enthusiast. Yet it comes up empty at heart, devoid of impressive style or interesting characters or any of the other supposedly trifling details that make good fighting games into great ones.