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as much as i wanted to like this, i just couldn't. what aika did for me as in the story, the bad guy, the special power, the fan service...this did not... you have to admit aika did fan service in more of a comedic way...are we supposed to get excited seeing aika at a young age? I dunno...for fan service fans, there is alot of that...and don't get me wrong, i was really hoping i got into this...maybe that is why i have it at a watch...cuz i still really want to like this...but i didn't like the story, didn't dig the art, didn't like the bad guys...i guess time to fire up old school aika :-P
Last updated Monday, January 07 2008. Created Monday, January 07 2008.
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For all it's ass flaunting, Aika had a fairly interesting and exciting plot to it, something which seems distinctly missing here. This prequel lacks the James Bond-ish style of it's predecessor; I never got particularly intrigued by the course events were taking in this episode. The "conspiracy" (or whatever) that teenager AIKa must deal with here seemed rather generic and nonsensical; no colorful villain has emerged, which leaves me bored. Being already one-third of the way through this OVA series means things are going to have to happen fast in order to bring a decent story together. Perhaps one of the things that made you root for AIKa a decade ago was the fact that she was a mature woman then. I wonder if "Ultranate" will have anything to do with this incarnation; I'd like to know more about how AIKa attained her amazing powers. T&A is quite plentiful in this version, but without a respectible plot I almost feel embarassed to watch. I think this show would have been much better if it only employed the notorious panties as elements of jokes, making fun of itself, rather than just pouring them on wholesale. AIKa R-16 was modestly amusing, but so far falls far short of the original version--and considering how many people fervently despise even that version, this can't be a good sign.
Last updated Wednesday, May 09 2007. Created Wednesday, March 21 2007.