Being the insignificant heir to a talented family is rough, especially for someone who has little of his own talents and honestly desires to live up to the family name. Masahiro is the young grandson of the famed Abe no Seime. Although most consider him to be little in the face of his older male relatives, Masahiro is certain he can not only continue the family legacy but that he can stand in his own right as an Onmyouji. With the assistance of his friend Mokkun, he works to increase his skills and abilities as a spiritual protector and guide. With a great deal of will and the quiet assistance of his insightful grandfather, he will become a force of good in the battle against encroaching evil.
The beginning does not inspire confidence, but it gets better. At least this one has an actual ending unlike so many others. The story took a while to start growing on me. It felt like the characters and scenarios could have been further developed to make an even better story, but overall it was fine. Of course, if I had my way, most anime would be 50 to 100 episodes long with few to no filler episodes... read more
This is one of those animes that i will start watching thinking that im going to hate it, then start loving it and then by the last episode i will hate it and promise myself that i wouldn't watch it ever again. (then i watch it years later thinking that its really much better than what my childlish eyes could see and saddly realise that really i was right, that this anime is a strange combernation for crap and... read more
Shounen Onmyouji (Light Novel)