Japanator.com writes: "Hetalia, for me, never reached the point of actually getting me to laugh. At best it ran a smirk across my face, and at worst I was pounding my head on my desk, yelling "Why did I offer to review this!? STUPID BEN HUBER! STUPID!!" I took the episodes in small doses so as to not inflict much more pain than I was already going through."