Montmorency, the son of a noble family, immerses himself in the studies of sorcery and alchemy at a royal knight training school in Paris, surrounded by many other knight candidates. His life is hectic, but fulfilling... until France suffers a crushing defeat at the Battle of Agincourt, changing his fate along with that of the entire nation. With the fall of Paris, the knight training school is shut down, and Montmorency loses everything. Now a wanted man and a wandering alchemist, he flees to a certain village where he meets a mysterious young woman named Jeanne...
Alchemy and Fairies
The Girl Called Jeanne
To the Scheming Palace
Who Was the Promise For
Proof of Purity
Ashes to Ashes
Rain and Memory in Brittany
Return of the Female Saint
Dance Music of White and Black
Beast of the Apocalypse
In This Wonderful World
In unique fashion, here's a modified snippet from Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnet 43 for your personal enjoyment. It is the best way I can capture the pure essence of this show:
"Oh Anime Lottery Game, how do I love thee?
Let me count the ways you have *BLEEP*ed me over this time 'round.
My soul could have leapt from the Maison Forte de Reignac... read more
Disclaimer: I'm watching this because it was my ALG pick (and it's why you should never do ALG) Story: A take on Jean of Arc story (legend?) with alchemy, fairies and a harem. Yes, a harem. When I first read the synopsis I thought "oh it doesn't sound that bad" and first half of the season was watchable. Nothing too spectacular, some fan service, potential incest, potential pedophile but hey... read more
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