an area inside the Dystopia called NO.6. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Sion is a bright teenager living a comfortable and promising life inside No. It kept me interested from start to finish. Who cares; you rushed the whole thing. No. Oh, and one last thing: if you doubt us, we won’t hesitate to eliminate you. The authorities find out and banish Shion and his mother to a lower sector of the city. issues about what is is to be human, how we can evolve or not, how we make our own place in the world and most importantly how we deal and interact with others that come into our lives even for just a few minutes... for the series. Sound: While watching No.6, I enjoyed the soundtrack. Next Image. 6 was released by Siren in December 2012. To me, Nezumi and Shion's interactions were better than the overarching plot. In No.6, it's the choice between being happy, but manipulated, or constantly in danger, but free. The story took a different turn than what I have previously read. 6 Genre: Drama Company: Bones Format: 11 episodes Dates: 8 Jul 2011 – 16 Sep 2011 Synopsis: Shion is a bright boy living in the controlled utopia No. أنمي No.6 يُحاكي اليوتوبيا المصطنعة للمجتمع الحديث في شكل أكثر جدية وعملية. 6 – Rat. And on top of it all, the two male characters were falling in love, not just some boy love teasers some animes throw out to bait Yaoi fans into watching. Sion is intelligent, highly educated and lives a privileged life within the walls of No. No.6 is a captivating anime and I can honestly say that after having just watched it twice through. Locked into Strangeness: Shion begins with typical Japanese dark hair. It's something that I would recommend to most people based on the story and soundtrack alone. Overall, the characters were brilliantly designed and kept my attention. It’s not about action, or horror, or mystery; it is just weak romantic drama.Although I sound homophobic, the high scores and hype the series had at first came from the sci-fi and mystery fans; NOT the shounen-ai fans. I thought it captured the tone of the anime nicely. It wasn't bad, but I didn't like the opening or ending. I thought I was in for a good treat. Excuse me, I meant the Correctional Facility. 6 book. later bringing you to the scenes of action and dystopian surroundings bringing the anime to it's excellence. This is a theme that's pretty common among authors. I think I should read the manga, and see if there is more. As if it were to be swam in by a god. That is why there was a 70% drop of viewership midway, once they realized they were being trolled. On the run from No. Aside from that the art work, music, and characters were very well done. And the funniest part is that she does all that because she wants to save humanity but because she has the hots for one of them, although the guy is gay. Characters: When I first watched this, I was capitvated by the characters. 6 before Shion can be taken to the Ministry of Love. A bit dodgy at some points, but overall okay. Title: No. The mix of CGI, drawing and (painting?) Not me though, just looking at the production teams I was almost certain right away that the show would be a fail. Colour: Golden. 6 – Anime Review. Privacy Settings Read 57 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Apart from the protagonists, there are other interesting characters like Safu, Dogkeeper or Shions mother. Of course this is all unrequitted lover on her part because of the Shounen ai vibes between Nezumi and Shion. He made the songs sound hauntingly beautiful and at one point, emotional. I liked the simplicity. Notice at Collection I always wanted to know what happened next. Read 37 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This anime didn't feel like an anime. I’M WITH YOU, NO MATTER WHAT. The characters are quite recognizable in daily life. NO. Even so, it couldn’t hurt to try a sip, could it? No. NO. 1 year ago. The second episode continues to add questions, while starting up the plot proper as prettyboy Nezumi helps hero Shion escape No. One day during a typhoon, he harbors a wounded boy, Nezumi, who is on the run from the law. Amazing animation, lovely voice work--even in the English dub--and great story line. This is barely bromance! 6, one of six city-states that was built after the world was destroyed from war. D4DJ: First Mix (2020) 2020-10-31; other anime fans just like you. A dorky meek high school kid with a heart of gold and an anti-hero of sorts wrongfully accused by the authorities. The voice actor for Nezumi, Yoshimasa Hosoya, did an excellent job with the songs. It is an 11 episode series with an apparent complicating setting and cast, yet most of them were nothing more than a slow paced and uneventful bonding between the two main characters. could not stop watching once I had actually started. If you take stock in such things, No. MyAnimeList.net is a property of MyAnimeList Co.,Ltd. 6 starts as the tale of a dystopian society. them et al. As such it is an awkward blend of both, which is similar in its effectiveness as trying to force two like-poles of a magnet together. NO.6 ナンバー・シックス ... Ha jók vagytok az angol fordításban ide küldhettek nekünk imdb-ról rövid anime ismertetőket azokhoz az animékhez amikhez jelenleg maratoni hosszúságúak vannak. The colors were bright but dull at the same time and all the stuff that was magical wasn't done in an over the top way. 6 manga is the only thing from what I've encountered so far that I've been able to give a 10 to. No. for people who cannot stand shounen ai. 6, one of this six remaining city-states created by The Babylon Treaty after the last great war devastated the world. No. On the other side we have people living ouside the city - animals spending their lives in the slums. Animation: The animation for No.6 wasn't the most awesome thing I've seen before but I did like it. But let's start with the good things about this anime. The core theme is also interesting, as it has to do with a weird insect that turns its victims to mummies, and the authorities doing their best to hide its existence and even imprison eye witnesses as anarchists. Yet a few episodes later, all that is trashed for a done-to-death stereotypical gay relationship between the main two characters. Even some of the characters you would think would be static went through changes. Overall, No.6 has nice and simple animation but it doesn't really stick as much as the other story elements. However, (as you may have guessed) the eleven episodes did not unravel all these mysteries, and though several were solved, there were still a variety of questions about the plot left unfinished. Everything looks idyllic on the surface while a horror hides in the shadows and the characters try to cope with it. 6 is science fiction the way it’s meant to be—boundary pushing … and completely spellbinding.” Previous Image. 6, but has an interesting tendency to get violent/snap if anyone hurts Nezumi, that was a nice touch. 6 is a solid entry into the genre of post-apocalyptic science fiction, even if the ending feels a bit unfinished. Which do you prefer?). 6 because of a recommendation I received based on the fact that I enjoyed an anime called Fractale —and it turns out the recommendation is more apt than I … So, I give No.6 a 9 out of 10 for Characters. Shion was my favorite, white hair red eyes, typical nice guy who's innocent because he lived in No. 6, in spite of the fact that the titles are similar. Blue Submarine no. Shion finds himself becoming aware of this reality as he interacts with the mysterious rogue known as Nezumi which costs the former his desirable status in the said mentioned society. But since I wasn't very sure about what I should give for the story element, I decided that No.6's Story should get something between 7.5 and 8. The ending itself was put together well enough, but was still slightly annoying with the typical 'this is really just the beginning' end when not everything about the plot made sense. This series is entirely unrelated to GONZO's Blue Submarine No. Cookie were many times when I was watching this that I became very emotionally; to the point of kicking and shrieking to then cheering and jumping about my room excitedly. With a bit of sci-fi, slight vibes of Shounen ai romance, and the whole topic of 'utopian society never being a utopia', No. desirable people within its populace are nurtured and intentionally left in the dark about the true reality of the world around them. I LOVE YOU, SHION. Boy, were the fans trolled or what… Most were lured into the show for its very atmospheric and captivating world, all thanks to its very high production values. 6". 6 (stylizied as NO.6) is a Japanese novel series written by Atsuko Asano and published by Kodansha in nine volumes between October 2003 and June 2011. A manga adaptation drawn by Hinoki Kino began serialization in the March 2011 issue of Kodansha's Aria magazine. :D have fun! Everything looks idyllic on the surface while a horror hides in the shadows and the characters try to cope with it. I've always wanted to watch an action anime where the male leads fall for each other but it isn't a drama or romance show. Shi… After spending a rainy night with his new friend, Shion discovers the next morning that Nezumi has left and disappeared without a trace. This is a series I just re-watched. Personally I think it could have been better if they gave it 12 or 13 episodes just to tie some loose ends for people who haven't read the novels or manga, unfortunately we were given an eleven episode rush job. ©2021 All Rights Reserved. what we deal with is a dystopian society - perfect at first glimpse, but rotten at the core. No.6 In a near future world, after the last great war, most of mankind lives in a handful of city states. Yet a few episodes later, all that is trashed for a done-to-death stereotypical gay relationship between the … Almost all of them experience a changes in their attitude, the character development is considerable in this anime. Regardless of some reviews, this is NOT boy love at all! In a city known as No.6, an elite student named Shion saves a young boy called Rat, who happens to be an escapee from the local prison. (In both happy and sad ways (:). But Sion's comfortable existence changes forever when he meets Nezumi, an escaped convict, on the eve of his twelfth birthday. Mother character who loves Shion (hey at least she's not dead), Inukashi and Rikiga who both needed to get fleshed out more, but end up helping Shion. I will not go into the story too much, as I will just be repeating the synopsis already on here and on the other reviews. It also made them seem more life like and you get to see different sides of Shion and Nezumi. The characters were fine in most respects. 6 book. Not that it's a vital piece to the story or anything, but there are still some moments that might turn you off if you don't enjoy that kind of romance. It’s as if the main conflict doesn’t even matter and instead of dealing with a threat that can wipe out humanity, we instead get unexciting slice of life. The female schoolmate on the other hand tries to find the truth behind the bug attacks. A review of the 1998 anime produced by Studio Gonzo and based on the manga by Satoru Ozawa: BLUE SUBMARINE NO. It reminded me a little bit of the animes created in the nineties and early two thousands. Press Room I recently finished watching the anime No.6 and I must say that I really enjoyed it. Action, sci-fi and shounen-aiWhich anime should you watch next? Most of the characters were interesting because they possessed some original traits. 6 has really been up to he (naturally) gets upset, but that was another part where I though there needed to be more time spent on. Advertising 6 has action and suspense--and a little gore--that draws you into the story of a futuristic world that has been ravaged by natural disasters, leaving only six colonies spread throughout the world, with the sixth being the most secretive and overprotective. The anime, a production of BONES, aired as part of FujiTV's noitaminA block in 2011. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. Overall it was enjoyable, but definately needed a few more episodes. Although this review is being posted in January 2013, No. More emphasis should have been put on Safu's character if she was going to be more important to the plot later. This is the page for the manga adaption of the No. (Request an anime for review here.) 6 novels. 6 is a wonderful series that should’ve been scheduled in a 24 episode time slot. I suggest to anyone who wants to watch this or who has watched it already to please please please read the manga or download the light novel's online. Yet a few episodes later, all that is trashed for a done-to-death stereotypical gay relationship between the main two characters. Everything in the novel is pure genius and 11 episodes simply did not do it justice. 6. I hope all the people who check out this series enjoy it. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website. The story takes place in an ideal city known as "No. I really enjoyed watching them change and grow throughout the anime. xD (frankly I expect this from short Anime, it's either 'really rush the plot, simplify the plot, change the plot, abruptly end the plot, hope for second season to finish plot, or leave holes in the plot'. The first two episodes focused on getting to know the setting and the main two characters, with the rest existing for growing their friendship stronger, rather than showing how this crisis can be overcome. Reviewer: Marc Review Date: 2005-01-25 (updated 2010-10-01) 3.5 stars out of 5 (; Blue Submarine No. 6 would definitely have found it's way into the Geek of Oz top 10 anime releases of 2012. This made all of the characters memorable in some way. In the case of Nezumi and Shion, I really loved watching them change as the story progressed and watch their relationship grow. It was dawn by Hinoki Kino and began serialization in the March 2011 issue of Kodansha's shōjo manga magazine Aria. However, the way the story was executed is what brought the rating up. In fact, the anime wouldn’t be half as famous or initially praised if we knew right away about that element. I really wish there was a second season to help explain the after effects, and how it compares to the past. 6, especially character interactions and living conditions within the West Block. I did not want just one season of this anime. Story: Now for the story, I got a little conflicted on the rating. Each volume covers a novel and the manga adaption was completed in the December 2013 issue of Aria. However, after reading a lot of reviews and posts from other anime fans, it seems like most people dropped it because the two main characters may be gay. No. That's the only way to really describe it. 6 woud’ve been godly. The final nail in the coffin are the final episodes which desperately try to become a sci-fi thriller, only to fail miserably because by now most viewers either dropped it or lost interest, while the ones still watching are all fujoshis. No. 6 starts as the tale of a dystopian society. that the excitement finally was back and it actually happened something. It was great and I loved it. I haven't seen many quiz's on No.6, i id thought id give one a try! Episode 11 does not exist in my mind. 6 is really trying to accomplish by implanting people with parasitic wasps...well Nezumi just wants to destroy No.6(but anyways). I was under the impression that No. The third episode gives us our look outside the city, so we can see a town built from freedom and poverty, distinct from the strict control of the supposed utopia beyond the walls. The songs by Nezumi are what really kept my attention. And look at that, genocides, and shootings, and weird queen bees happen in the finale, in a very quick succession and without first managing to make the viewer care about them. 6, promises to reveal to Shion why he hates Shion's former home, and why Shion should too. 6 did right is focus on the story and characters so that you I didn't feel dissatisfied with the mysteries left behind. What a way to start the year! Boy, were the fans trolled or what… It was acceptable as a plot premise. Lighter and Softer: The anime has taken out some of the more violent aspects of No. So, I gave this anime an 8.5 overall. The story theme was Dystopia. It was very enjoyable and was something that I couldn't stop watching. I spent some time while watching the show going back and listening to the songs. Still, the characters fit well together and weren't dislikeable. Lecherous Licking: A top No 6 official licks a disguised Dogkeeper's neck, much to their disgust. Nezumi and Shion got some relationship development together, but it still could have been stronger. The middle consisted of continuing the main plot while being introduced to minimal side characters (yay :D not too many characters) and developing the relationship between Shion and Nezumi. No. see how much you know about the anime/manga No.6! Average I suppose. 6 that make it average, with my seven rating slightly due to the fact I love characters with white hair and red eyes. He got angry at Shion all the time for his unrealistic views/innocence, but he didn't even follow what he said himself, and seemed like he would rather go with Shion's point of view. As a 24 episode anime, No. Mirage of Blaze is the only other anime I can think of that was action and yaoi. When a song slightly important to the main story was sung, it was done in a very lovely voice, so that was a nice touch and fun to listen to. Well done story! Kodansha Comics published the series in North America, releasing the first volume in June 2013. Of course, both Nezumi and Shion look very cute. For this reason, I gave Sound 8 out of 10. But I just love this anime so much, it will make you cry! Support 6 Anyways, the problem is not just the premise being a joke; there is also very little plot in it. But for young Shion, the only thing perfect has been the nightmare his life has become since letting a strange boy called Rat spend the night in his apartment. The sound is great as well. The No. Animegun Face. 6 is a historically interesting series, marking both an early success in computer-heavy anime production and Gonzo's first foray into anime, but it merits recognition based purely on its own merits. UPDATE: A decade has elapsed since the initial review and we find it high time to re-examine this series. Legutóbbi bejegyzések. As my parting words, No. I'll do my best to refrain from any spoilers or summarizing the plot. journey into full scale investigation, like Monster. Many other stories I have read would have quite a few of static characters. Ignorance really is bliss. Founded in 2001 as the first anime & manga recommendation database. You want to hug them! غرسنا الكراهية فينا حتى حالت بين الصفات الذاتية للشخص الواحد. Quick Review Switch to Full Review. At that point No. the ending of the story is going to leave you shocked and screaming for more...well maybe not literally screaming, but you know what I mean. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 2nd Season Part 2. Not very picky about this, it was good enough for me, they even did okay on the dogs. Nezumi was ok, but seriously pick a side, does this guy believe the ideals he yells at Shion all the time, or does he (secretly) want to believe the unrealistic, and naiive dreams/opinions Shion holds!? However, there are some overall issues with No. Sitemap. I've actually seen some pretty bad/creepy/weird looking animals (especially horses) animated. Second, it's only eleven episodes, so you can already assume that the plot won't be perfect. But, like with everything in the world, it had it's flaws. and there is clear character development. I just loved them. You won't be disappointed and you can get a lot more out of that than the anime itself! I'm glad they did't try to add a Nezumi and Shion romance in instead of just hinting at it, because then the plot would have been even more rushed. 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