There are few anime that can pull off delivering a joke about a prince disguising himself as a commoner but refusing to remove his feathered boa and yet are still able to deliver a rousing and emotional speech later in the same episode about brothers and protecting a kingdom, and yet DamePri Anime Caravan kind of pulls it off. While Narek is still coming to terms with the events of the coup last week in Milidonia and his father is still stomping his army toward Ani’s homeland, we learn that the plot against Ruze and Mare’s kingdom is far further along then we might have suspected.
On that note, Mare remains my favourite character of the cast here. I’m a little worried that Vino didn’t make an appearance and part of me wonders if we are meant to assume his injury last week was actually life-threatening but maybe he’ll show up for the final.
Despite the fairly real drama this week, the show still manage to find ways to push the absurd with the mastermind behind the plot making an incomprehensible appearance with his words being translated by Chrom to Ani. Every over the top villain ever has been channelled in this character including the snake accessory and fangs.
I have to say at this point I am genuinely enjoying this show. It remains completely silly and yet it is managing a relatively decent story underneath the antics. Okay, relatively decent is probably an exaggeration given it is a pretty basic story, but it is functional and entertaining and that’s really all this show seems to be aspiring to be.
- Episode 10: To Rescue A Princess; To Become a Prince
- Episode 9: A Dance And A Farewell
- Episode 8: Random Excuse to Have Younger Versions of the Princes Before Introducing a Random Villain
- Episode 7: Oh It’s A Beach Episode. Wait! Nope, It’s Actually A Hot Springs Episode
- Episode 6: How Weird Is It That A Fashion Showdown Does Not Seem Out of Place?
- Episode 5: In Which Mare Get’s Lost and Vino Attempts to Do Something Useful
- Episode 4: And Then They All Visited The Farm
- Episode 3: And We Have Finally Met All The Princes
- Episode 2: Walking The Fine Line Between Absurd And Stupid
- Episode 1: This Was Really Silly And Yet Kind Of Okay
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