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Hakuouki: Dawn of the Shinsengumi

Nov 2, 2019

The other two reviews of Reimeiroku have been written by people who were watching it as their first Hakuoki anime, so here's the opinion of someone who's more acquainted with the series. Reimeiroku introduces many aspects that are relevant to later installments of the series, but I feel that it does it in such a way that you don't need to have previous knowledge to understand them. The characters are seeing these things for the first time too, and you discover them as they do. Nothing is "taken for granted" like it could happen in later installments. The pace is really good too, the story doesn't... See full review

10/10 story
9/10 animation
9/10 sound
10/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Hakuouki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom

Aug 5, 2019

DISCLAIMER: This is the opinion of someone who has played the games, so maybe someone who has only watched the anime may not agree at all with this. I had heard that the anime adaptation of Hakuoki was horrible, but I've actually enjoyed this a lot. It's quite a great summary, because all the things that happen in these 12 episodes take place during several hours of reading and decision-making in the game, butI feel you get to see every important detail that is to know to understand the whole plot. Unlike most otome adaptations, it sticks to a single route but shows bits and pieces of other routes, and it... See full review

9/10 story
6/10 animation
10/10 sound
9/10 characters
8/10 overall