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The Academy City on the water, Rikka (also known as Asterisk) is the world's largest stage for the integrated battle entertainment, "Star Wars Festival." The young boys and girls of the "... See full summary »
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Atsushi Tamaru Atsushi Tamaru ...  Ayato Amagiri 24 episodes, 2015-2016
Ai Kakuma ...  Julis-Alexia von Riessfeld 24 episodes, 2015-2016
Kira Buckland Kira Buckland ...  Julis-Alexia von Riessfeld 24 episodes, 2015-2016
Erik Scott Kimerer Erik Scott Kimerer ...  Ayato Amagiri 24 episodes, 2015-2016
Landon McDonald Landon McDonald ...  Student 24 episodes, 2015-2016
Nao Tôyama ...  Claudia Enfield 22 episodes, 2015-2016
Erika Harlacher Erika Harlacher ...  Claudia Enfield 22 episodes, 2015-2016
Shiori Izawa Shiori Izawa ...  Saya Sasamiya 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Sarah Anne Williams Sarah Anne Williams ...  Saya Sasamiya 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Ari Ozawa ...  Kirin Todo 19 episodes, 2015-2016
Brianna Knickerbocker ...  Kirin Todo 19 episodes, 2015-2016
Yuma Uchida Yuma Uchida ...  Eishiro Yabuki 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Max Mittelman ...  Eishiro Yabuki 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Chinatsu Akasaki Chinatsu Akasaki ...  Ernesta Kuhne 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Cassandra Lee Morris ...  Ernesta Kuhne 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Aoi Yûki ...  Miko Yanase 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Ayana Taketatsu Ayana Taketatsu ...  Pham Thi Tram 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Reba Buhr ...  Miko Yanase 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Abby Trott ...  Pham Thi Tram 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Cristina Valenzuela ...  Camilla Pareto 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Takanori Hoshino Takanori Hoshino ...  Lester MacPhail 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Mutsumi Tamura Mutsumi Tamura ...  Camilla Pareto 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Tomokazu Sugita ...  Dirk Eberwein 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Chitose Morinaga Chitose Morinaga ...  Flora Klemm / ... 10 episodes, 2015-2016
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The Academy City on the water, Rikka (also known as Asterisk) is the world's largest stage for the integrated battle entertainment, "Star Wars Festival." The young boys and girls of the "Starpulse Generation" belonging to the six academies made their wishes with Shining Armaments in their hands, vying for supremacy-Amagiri Ayato is one of them.

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Japanese

Release Date:

3 October 2015 (Japan) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Waiting for the Rain
Performed by Maaya Sakamoto
Written and Arranged by Rasmus Faber
String Arrangement by Rasmus Faber and Martin Persson
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Generic, Bland, Forgettable.
17 December 2017 | by benjaminburtSee all my reviews

Let's be honest, Japan cranks out way too many anime every year. in 2016 alone, there were 204 new anime series or seasons released, averaging 4 a week - not to mention OVAs and theatrical films. There is almost as many hours of anime as there are waking hours in a year.

Add on to all that a history of anime going back to the 1970s. You have a huge collection to pull from. Why, oh why, then, would you watch the Asterisk War? This series is not inherently terrible or offensive, but it's just the blandest, generic-est crud you could watch. The characters are all clichés, the setting is boring, there's a lot of logical inconsistencies. Literally go watch anything else. If you want a more in-depth spoiler review, you can watch a wonderful series for free on Youtube by a guy by the name of Digibro. The series of videos is called "The Asterisk War Sucks."

You know, it's just a shame to me. I love animation, be it American, Japanese, or other. To see how much money is poured into animation in Japan, you'd think they could consolidate some of these bland and generic products and pump out instead really excellent anime that will stand the test of time.


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