This is one I really need to see again. The visuals were just amazing with splendid character designs. The opening theme could also be among my favorite songs in anime. I remember it having some pacing issues, and the drama not being as strong as it could have been. I'll get back to this one.
Thanks to a very deliberate effort to avoid any form of spoiler (or even editorial review), I was able to dive into Air The Complete Series completely and utterly unaware of what to expect. The stills and screen captures have always had a crisp, clean and unmistakably "anime" quality to them and thus hinted toward a story that would succeed on multiple levels. As such I have found in the past that expectations on either side of the coin can go a long way in deteriorating this type of dramatic series. … more