Ritsuka has nowhere to run or hide. He lost his memories and his mother’s loving support, and then his brother -- his sole defender -- was brutally murdered. He is entirely alone until Soubi appears, saying the words he most wants to hear, but refuses to believe: “I love you and will do anything for you.” Flung into a world of intrigue and magic, where bonded pairs battle and only Soubi can fight for him, he struggles to find his brother’s killer. Yet he must also face the most bitter question of all: if you can't remember who you were, does that mean you don't know who you are?
To begin, it is exceedingly rare that an anime title be so apropos to the main character, but then it also somewhat unusual for any anime to focus so deeply on that character's development. Loveless, as a 12 episode series, finished airing in Japan in June 2005. It features the difficulties of one Aoyagi Ritsuka. The initial episodes partially illuminate a young boy foundering in his... read more
After watching the whole series, I still have no idea what is going on. There are Fighters and their Sacrificies, but it is never elaborated in the series why these battles take place, why the Seven Moons school exists, or why everybody in this world has cat ears (or lacks them) as markers of their virginity (or not).
I found some of the scenes uncomfortable to watch as they included sinster... read more
|Loveless Specials||DVD Special||2005||Omake|
|Loveless: Ephemeral Bonds (Light Novel)||2008||TBD|