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"Eyes on Anime" "MM!"
2/06/2014
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                                        "February Edition Review #3"
 
"The Mental condition of Love"
 
 
Synopsis...
 
Taro tends to be a masochistic due to past events. While he did not care about his condition he changed his mind after falling in love for the first time. So in order to cure his masochistic behavior he goes to "Second Voluntary Club" where he meets Isurugi and Yuno who each have there own special problems to try and find a cure. 
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Story...
 
 The story of this Anime is unique and very odd. The story revolves around Taro a masochist as he tries to find a cure for his problem and lead a normal life, it is an odd premise to build an Anime on but it did a fair job to keep you entertained for 12 episodes.
 
Still while the idea was fresh it never got anywhere in the end. None of the problems presented by the Anime ever got a solution making the ending lackluster. The main support of this Anime has to be it's "mindless comedy" but it never fails to make me laugh to see what situation the characters get into next. Unlike some comedy Anime MM! uses a different idea in each episode to keep things turning, which results in me seeing some of the oddest yet funnest scenes in any given comedy Anime. 
 
The romance in this Anime follows like any other harem Anime in which nothing gets resolved. This is not a spoiler as you will predict it very easily. I feel that the romance aspect of the Anime is out of place as it is never developed that well except a select few episodes which were not not well conducted in how the characters fell in love. But when these scenes did come up they built up nice tension.
 
So all in all the idea was original but never well developed. It used it's odd elements to keep us entertained for 12 episodes which it did well I can say. It is like a Mc Donald's burger tastes great but lacks real substance. 
 
 
Characters...
 
The character here are standard but are made fun to watch through the unique, and odd, traits each one has. One trait we have already addressed is that are male protagonist is masochist. These traits are played around with a lot and help build to the comedy present in the Anime.
 
Since I liked the characters in this Anime I find my self sad at a lack of character development. But it makes sense as the Anime is here to simply make you laugh. One scene that is still brightly lit in mind made me think about how this scene affected the characters, the answer was none. As much as I would like to think it was an important scene it did nothing as everything went back to normal with the issues unsolved as per the loop. This is the case with most scenes similar in purpose. So in the end the characters are interesting but development was low any that occurred only created misconceptions. In the end the characters were a great source of comedy.
 
 
Sensory...
 
-Visual: The art for the characters is average with the normal big eyes plus slim body combo we are all to use to seeing. The double shading technique is rather simple considering when it was made. I normally won't complain about average art but if the Anime isn't story deep then it better be art deep to at least appeal to us in a sense.
 
-Animations: Nothing much needs to be said here as it flowed well throughout the Anime including fight scenes.
 
-Auditory: The opening music complemented the show well but is not memorable. Same can be said for the outro.
 
Personal Perspective...
 
I wouldn't recommend this to anyone unless they like this sort of comedy. The Anime lacked substance in a some areas but I found myself attracted to it none the less. The comedy here is pretty funny but very silly and random so it could turn some people away. Still I'm going to say give this Anime a chance as it is a bit above other some more average Anime due to it's quirks. 
 
 
 
 
Judgement...
After some calculations including my own overall enjoyment I have come up with this score.)

Score : 5.5/10

Alright I have brought you another review on little known Anime "MM!". Not much to say but be sure to check Ebel's Blog out we are both working together on Romcon this year.

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