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Old 05-01-2009, 03:48 PM   #1
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Hmmm... either this is one of those unfortunate anime that is forced to cram a lot of history into one episode before kick-starting its true story or it's genuinely as stupid and senseless as it appears.

Apparently the story is adapted from an award-winning manga and the creative team behind the anime is none other than the one that brought us Seirei no Moribito. Needless to say, I'm not getting any of those vibes from this. After half an hour of bland animation, juvenile gory stunts, and a hurried, self-important script, I already think it's going to be an unsalvageable mess.

Oh, and the OP/ED are godawful.
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Old 05-01-2009, 07:55 PM   #2
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I liked the op, the ed was bad.

And I liked the first episode, the second episode was good also. The story is set up in the second episode, with the first it pretty much just introduces the characters.
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Old 05-07-2009, 09:38 PM   #3
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Why aren't more people watching this show? It is very good, one of my favorites this year. They pack a lot information in each episode, but man, it delivers.
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Old 05-10-2009, 09:08 AM   #4
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I finished the first ep. Very retro animation. Put me in mind of fist of the north star or jojo's bizarre adventure. Looks like it might be good. RTK-type tales usually are.
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Old 05-10-2009, 09:40 AM   #5
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I have seen the 1st episode because well..I love Romance of Three Kingdom (game) and Dynasty warriors..so, since I feel like I already know the characters I thought that I should watch Souten Kouro..1st impression isnt too good, but let's check out the next episodes!

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Old 05-10-2009, 12:45 PM   #6
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This show isn't based on The Romance of the Three Kingdoms. I went into it thinking it was, but realized it wasn't and still really enjoy it. My friend was thinking it was, and found out it isn't and doesn't like it because of that.

It's even more clarified in the beginning on the second episode, but anybody going into this, know that it is not based of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms books, it is based on the actual historical time period though.
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Old 05-11-2009, 03:38 PM   #7
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Well 2nd episode was ok..but the opening and ending are pretty lame, specially the ending. The music is pretty much inexistent and the fighting scenes are just bloody and pointless..
Even so, I dont think that the story's all that bad u.u funny choice for episode 2 name: amore. since it's Italian. but, meh..don't mind me xD
For now I'll just keep watching.

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Old 05-23-2009, 08:45 AM   #8
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Watching episode 2:

I hate this show. I have to do the entry for it which is the only reason I'm watching. It's poor animation, it's fugly character designs and incomprehensible characters, it's stupid, stupid pacing, and it's complete lack of plot.

AMORE! AMORE! AMORE! Oh shut the hell up. Urgh.
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:13 AM   #9
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*sighs* dead thread. No one cares for this anime. meh, I've seen episode 3 and 4 and even though it feels like they are trying to put way too much info in each episode, I think it's a nice anime.
Things like the Ten Attendants and Partisan Prohibitions, not bad...
The fansubs that I've been keep up with is kinda late (hope they didnt drop it) but I think I'll just continue to watch Souten Kouro.



@VivisQueen:the amore is really annoying and ridiculous xD

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Old 05-23-2009, 10:48 AM   #10
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Lol. That bit made me lol hard too. Honest to God... does this show want us to take it seriously or not?
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