Argentosoma

(Argento Soma)


[Argentosoma]
TV Series: 26 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 59
Number of Review Sites: 10
Average

Review Links

Vol. 1 - "...the number of irritating and/or underdeveloped characters makes it boring to watch."
Anime Jump! (Christian Nutt) - 2 stars (out of 5)

"The show simply doesn't manage the gravity and intensity needed to make the show suitably `mature'."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - watchable

Vol. 1 - "Argento Soma has arrived suddenly and with little fanfare, but it is a pleasant surprise."
Anime News Network (Mike Crandol) - B

Vol. 1 - "Argentosoma is a confusing mess of plots..." (Chris Beveridge) - C+
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B-
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B-
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 6 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Anime on DVD

"A refreshing science fiction tale of hatred, love and mysteries."
Animefringe (Ever Cheung) - 93%

Vol. 2 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 6 - "I liked the show even though I came in after the first DVD. It dealt with a number of themes of interest and handled many topics with intelligence and thought ..." (Don Houston) - 3 stars (out of 5)
DVD Talk

Vol. 1 - "Argento Soma is basically Frankenstein on anime steroids." (Adam Arseneau) - 74 (out of 100)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Adam Arseneau) - 77 (out of 100)
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Mike Pinsky) - 20 (out of 100)
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Mike Pinsky) - 15 (out of 100)
Vol. 6 - Read the review (Bryan Byun) - 10 (out of 100)
DVD Verdict

Vol. 1 - "...while the series so far has a basic allure, it's a good ways off from breathtaking."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - B

Vol. 3 - Read the review
Sequential Tart (Sheena McNeil) - 9 (out of 10)

"Argento Soma ends up a solid, dramatic science fiction title with a lot of interesting psychological work. "
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Jeremy A Beard) - 4 stars (out of 5)