Record of Grancrest War is a fantasy series that doesn't seem to understand that cohesion is an absolute must when building a fantasy world. However, that's just the start of this anime's problems. Review: I really love fantasy. There's just something really great about stepping away from this world for awhile and losing yourself in … Continue reading Record of Grancrest War Series Review: Run While You Still Can
Review: Seriously, this show is making itself hard to defend. As much as I love a good fantasy (or even a bad one) when an episode starts with a bunch of characters we haven't met, discussing events we don't really have a context for, and then apparently we're supposed to care about the outcome of … Continue reading Record of Grancrest War Episode 5: Did You Know There Were Vampires? I Sure Didn’t
Review: There's something deeply satisfying early in a story when the protagonist's plans go awry. Later in the series it can feel like set-backs exist just to drag the plot out, but early on if victory is too simple there's no reason to fret. Well, Record of Grancrest War gave us three episodes of very … Continue reading Record of Grancrest War Episode 4: Finally
Review: Well the story tackled head on what was possibly the biggest issue. Siluca is called out on the fact that she seems to be calling the shots and she realises that for Theo to be the leader he actually needs to be the leader. That said, he's happy to take on her plan as … Continue reading Record of Grancrest War Episode 3: Do You Suppose We’ll Ever Know Everything A Crest Can Do?
Review: It is amazing how when you are expecting bare mediocrity that an episode that is still only passingly better can leave such a good impression. I read some fairly negative reviews of this second episode prior to viewing it so my already low expectations for this sank lower before I'd even started which left … Continue reading Record of Grancrest War Episode 2: Some Nice Touches This Week