In an era where guns are replacing swords, samurai are desperately trying to keep their ideals alive, though many become honorless mercenaries in desperation. Yajiro Kojima is one such mercenary who led an average life until running across the beautiful Rushyuna Tendo, an expert gun wielder (known as a senshi, or Enlightened One) who upholds one ideal above all others: never kill, simply destroy one's will to fight. Together, the duo travel the world encountering dangerous enemies and bathhouses galore, all while removing their adversaries' "armor" with a smile!
Grenadier, an action packed ecchi anime that actually has a story. And a very interesting story at that. It follows the adventures of a female Senshi (gunman) called Rushina and her samurai partner Yajiro. Due to the interesting plot and philosophies of the characters, I really wanted to like and enjoy this anime. I would have done a drunk marathon for this, going by the outward appearance alone, but I was Ill... read more
OVERALL: (57.25%) GUNS + BOOBS = GRENADIER: I can only imagine the thought process behind the people who made this anime... Writer: "Woah, dude! I got a great idea for an anime. It's got guns in it, some guy with a sword, boobs, baloons, hot springs, and the Joker." Director: "Hmm... I like guns, I like boobs, and I like baloons! What's not to like? I LOVE IT, but make... read more
|Grenadier Specials||DVD Special||2005|