Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Series Review: Nowhere Near As Impressive As The Amount Of Punctuation in the Title Suggests

Overview: Set in the Victorian era, Cardia is alone in a tower when the military come for her. She's then kidnapped by a thief. Turns out she has some weird poison in her that burns pretty much everything and there's some terrorist plot to destroy London and then the world. However this is based on … Continue reading Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Series Review: Nowhere Near As Impressive As The Amount Of Punctuation in the Title Suggests

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Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 12: A Neat Package

Review: I know I complain when things don't resolve, but this was a very neat conclusion. Finis, father, Cardia's poison, her relationship with Lupin, everything tied up in a pretty little bow. I guess that's kind of been this show from start to finish though. It just kind of did its thing never particularly well … Continue reading Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 12: A Neat Package

Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 11: Save Cardia, Save the World

Review: The race is on for Lupin and co to rush off and save Cardia off of Nemo's Nautilus. That sounds a lot more dramatic than this episode actually is, but it kind of speaks for this show. It remains very careful as it steps through all the necessary parts of a story including this … Continue reading Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 11: Save Cardia, Save the World

Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 10: I Guess We’re Building to a Climax

Review: I guess this is what happens when your story has everything it needs and yet still falls pretty flat. While some people might really be enjoying this I just found this episode (much like most of the series so far) incredibly paint by numbers and just kind of soulless. We have the heroes doing … Continue reading Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 10: I Guess We’re Building to a Climax

Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 9: Rallying the Troops

Review: Right, so we still don't actually know what Code Realize is, other than a plot to destroy the world for reasons unknown. And we still don't know what Idea is actually up to or what they think the 'correct' course is for humanity, other than they think killing Cardia is a step in the … Continue reading Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 9: Rallying the Troops

Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 8: The Enemy of My Enemy

Review: For an episode that actually had a pretty dramatic ending (predictable but still dramatic) the rest of this episode just kind of felt like it was going through the motions. London is burning, soldiers are rebelling, and Cardia and Lupin return, reunite with the others and decide to save the Queen. I don't know … Continue reading Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 8: The Enemy of My Enemy

Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 7: Is Finis Relevant?

Review: This episode begins with a recap of Finis tormenting Cardia in his own internal monologue and ends with him laughing maniacally, but I have to wonder what purpose he actually serves. It is Cardia and Finis' father who actually has the terrorist plot that we are slowly closing in on. Finis at this point … Continue reading Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 7: Is Finis Relevant?

Code Realize Episode 5: Fran Get’s His Angsty Back Story

Review: Something I will never ever understand is why so many writers feel that every character needs a tragedy in their back story. Some people could just have normal lives until the event that is occurring in the story. They don't all need to have overcome multiple tragedies prior to the story in order to … Continue reading Code Realize Episode 5: Fran Get’s His Angsty Back Story

Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 4: Just a Few Holes in the Plan

Review: While this show is obviously not trying to be a super spy thriller¬† (quite obviously so), this episode still made me raise my eyebrows more often than I would like as I struggled to ignore lapses in logic that were just trying to throw me out of what was an otherwise enjoyable romp (even … Continue reading Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 4: Just a Few Holes in the Plan

Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 3: Well I Guess We Had To Expect Vampires

Review: It didn't really click last week given the nature of this show but I guess when you introduce Van Helsing into your mix of characters, having vampires actually be real and show up in the story just makes sense. And then making Cardia see herself as the lonely monster reflected by the orphan vampire … Continue reading Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 3: Well I Guess We Had To Expect Vampires