There is a legend of an angel who fell to Earth many years ago, and was forced to marry a man because he held the key to her only way home. Hundreds of years later, sixteen year old Mikage Aya is the reincarnation of Ceres, the vengeful angel, who must now fight for her life against her family and her own twin brother Aki, the reincarnation of her past evil husband...
Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed this high-octane, trashy romance very much - but that still doesn't excuse the fact that Ayashi no Ceres is trashy. The script reads like something straight out of a Mills & Boon writer's guide, literally leaping from one contrived scenario to another, only to dive headfirst into a swirling vat of melodrama and sloppy... read more
I have been watching a lot of anime with promising starts lately and this one is no exception. However it never quite reached the great heights of Escaflowne or even Sailor Moon in portraying star crossed lovers. Too much melodrama and side stories that go nowhere got in the way for that. As it is though it is still a very enjoyable ride with aspects to do pay off in the end. The animation for this... read more
|Ceres: Celestial Legend||1996|