Mirage of Blaze

TV (13 eps)
2.932 out of 5 from 1,646 votes
Rank #5,471

In the present, there exists a spiritual world unseen to the average human being -- the Feudal Underworld, a place where the spirits of ancient samurai warlords battle for supremacy, while influencing the land of the living. Ougi Takaya thought he was a normal high school student, until a man named Naoe Nobutsuna informed him that he is the reincarnation of Uesugi Kagetora, one of a clan that is dedicated to exorcising these spirits. With the help of old friends and the spurn of new enemies, can Takaya come to admit the truth behind his existence?

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sothis Aug 7, 2005
Score 8/10

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I have mixed feelings about the plot of Mirage of Blaze. As far as originality, two thumbs up. I have never seen a series or movie that deals with reincarnated souls who exorcise warlords of the past, who still battle in the present for territory. In addition, the whole thing is done under a very dark mood and atmosphere.

However, the plot isn't consistent. At first you think the... read more

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Rbastid Jun 15, 2018
Score 6/10

Mirage of Blaze, or dammit I thought I picked up the new X DVD. Story - 5/10 The story does somewhat play out like the like the previously mentioned series, X, at the start, as it revolves around one group trying to essentially destroy the world, The Feudal Underworld, and those who need to stop the, the spirit exorcisers, including their reluctant leader, Takaya Ougi. Though after those first few... read more

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