“Sekkou Boys” is a four member boy band whose members are all idols, literally: the group leader Saint Giorgio, the original celebrity Medici, the multitalented Hermes and the lover Mars. However, the only catch is that they are all stone busts! The anime depicts their story of making it as a boy band with the support of their fresh-faced manager, Miki Ishimoto, who has only recently graduated from college.
A Visceral Allegory of Seven Years of My Artistic Life
Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?
Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours
St. Giorgius, Disposer of Dragons
Minerva Protecting Peace from Mars
Civil War Brewing
Allegory of Music and Prudence
The Forge of Vulcan
The Weeping Woman
The Return of the Prodigal Son
The Last Judgment
Now, I know what you're thinking. "What? An Idol anime with statues?? Nani desu ka?" And yes, it's an idol anime with statues, more procisely busts, as the idols. But what about the male fanservice that is supposed to accompany male idol anime? That is sadly missing, but fear not, there is comedy instead. I can hear the BL fangirls weeping somewhere. Story: A girl goes to art school and all... read more
What I Liked: Animation is decent and clean, with good character designs and nice contrast between the Rockies and the other characters. The Rockies all had distinct and funny personalities. The Enka singer. The fact that some of the jokes were allusions to the Rockies' mythologies. The Ending Theme, which was nicely incorporated into the plot. What I Didn't: Much of the content was rather forgettable, running... read more