Peace Maker Kurogane takes place in Kyoto in the late 19th century, during the height of the conflict between the Shinsengumi, a shogunal police force, and its enemy, an anti-government faction called the Choshu. This tale follows a young boy named Ichimura Tetsunosuke who is desperate to join the Shinsengumi and avenge his parents' deaths by the hands of the Choshu. But in the midst of the bloodshed, will he be strong enough to survive?
I have mixed opinions on this. On one hand, I've always found it difficult to find a good Samurai anime ever since watching Rurouni Kenshin, so when I found this, I thought it was great... ...until it started to venture into some supernatural bits which were completely unnecessary to the plot, and didn't even do anything for the characters. In rating the rest of this, I did keep an open mind about it... read more
Secret Santa Review The premise of this anime isn't something that we haven't seen before. The main character's parents are killed and he wants to join an organization in order to get stronger and avenge their deaths. Given the premise and the amount of action in the first episode, I was expecting something a bit more action-packed than what the anime turned out to be. Instead, the anime turned out to be a bit... read more