Cecily Cambell just wants to be a Knight and protect her home like her father and grandfather before her. There's just one problem: she’s incompetent! During a fight with a crazed swordsman, Cecily’s cherished blade breaks; and just as she’s about to be cut down, a man named Luke comes to her rescue wielding a katana - a blade unlike any Cecily has seen before. Together they must ensure that the Demon Sword Aria doesn’t fall into the wrong hands, and Cecily alone must prove herself worthy of her very own katana.
The Sacred Blacksmith is a generic fantasy take regarding the adventures of Cecily, a girl who is supposed to be a knight but is otherwise dressed like a maid with a breastplate made to look like… well, breasts. Ten minutes into the first episode and it is already established trice that her fighting skills suck and she is in constant need of some uncaring pretty boy to be appearing out of nowhere and... read more
If there's anything I hate in an anime series, whether it's adapted from a manga or light novel or whatever, it's a villain that totally has the power to crush the protagonists, but ends up failing because they're overconfident. While I certainly wasn't completely put off by the ending, the notion that the sole reason for the main characters' success and victory was the villain deciding to stand there and mock... read more
|The Sacred Blacksmith||2009||Original Manga|