In the early 20th century, Kazuya transfers to a prestigious academy as part of an exchange program between Japan and Saubure, a small European country. But while Kazuya would love to make friends and have a typical school life, the boy is shunned by his ghost story-loving peers who believe that he's a "Black Reaper" to be feared. Things change one day when Kazuya wanders to the top of the library and discovers a lush botanical garden, and a beautiful, small, blonde-haired girl named Victorique who rarely leaves the building and is fascinated by unsolved mysteries. Together, the two develop a budding friendship and take on many chilling and dangerous cases that even the famous local detective Grevil can't solve.
One of the most endearing qualities of Gosick is its solid plot. While at first it seems to be somewhat episodic, one quickly finds that the conflicts and mysteries of each episode are inextricably linked and all point to a grander scheme. This show is easy to continue watching all the way through; rather than being easy to watch, it's difficult not to watch. Also, unlike many animes, it doesn't leave one with... read more
Warning this review contains spoilers So another review for you all to enjoy, this time it is on the Victorian Mystery anime 'Gosick'. Now the story I felt was very detailed and completely different to that I normally watch. I loved how they based each story arc on a ghost story, I found that that was cleverly done. Also the arc at the end was well built up throughout the series and the ending sumed up... read more
|Gosick Recap||TV Special||2011|
|Gosick (Light Novel)||2003|
|GosickS (Light Novel)||2004|