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Blast of Tempest

on Aug 30, 2013

Story:
Blade of Tempest (Zetsuen no Tempest) does it's very best to pay homage to William Shakespeare, particularly his works "Hamlet" and "The Tempest."  If it wasn't inherently obvious, rest assured as the characters will reference this point numerous times throughout the series, even multiple times in a single episode.  While it is appreciated reintroducing a great storyteller to a modern day audience, the transparency in which they blatantly cite quotes in a similar situation begins to wear thin, even to the point of becoming cringe worthy.  That aside...

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6/10 story
7/10 animation
7/10 sound
6/10 characters
6.5/10 overall