Tota is your usual powerless nothing in the village from the sticks but his guardian is something quite special. Their ordinary life disrupted, Tota is going to learn about fighting, magic and immortals and his ordinary life is never going to be the same.
This is a follow up to a series of OVA’s about the grandfather apparently though I hadn’t heard of them and hadn’t watched them.
This review is going to be pretty brief because basically you either like the formula UQ Holder is delivering or you don’t. Check list of things you need to like to really get into this anime:
- All types of girls and many excuses to blow their clothes off or leave them disrobed
- Generic protagonist that wants to be strong and protect everyone and for some reason is actually able to get strong (though may not end up protecting everyone)
- Action sequences that go on a little bit too long and rely heavily on spectacle
- Humour that mostly involves nudity or physicality
- A story line that drifts from one thing to the next
I didn’t actually dislike UQ Holder at any point but it isn’t exactly something I would rush to recommend to someone. You can kind of just turn your brain off and watch Tota charge at more or less everything and power up when it is suited to the narrative for him to do so. There are some interesting bits of history and lore in the story, though having not seen or read any of the prequel material I probably missed a few things there.
Probably the worst thing about the show is that it ends with the bad guy doing a ‘I’ll get you next time’ and disappearing. So no resolution there and then the show ends the final episode on a cheap gag.
The show really plays off the fact that most of the cast can’t be killed. Fights get seriously over the top very quickly and regardless of how you slice and dice the characters you know they are just going to get back up later. There’s seldom a reason to feel any real concern.
Anyway, if you are curious, try the first episode. The first five minutes more or less tell you what sort of viewing experience you are going to have so you can make your own call. Don’t expect it to get any better or worse than its opening as consistency is one of this show’s key strengths.
- Episode 1: Not A Total Disaster
- Episode 2: Stupid but Fun
- Episode 3: Immortal Girls and Monsters
- Episode 4: Immortal but not Unstoppable
- Episode 5: More Secrets
- Episode 6: Surprisingly Sweet
- Episode 7: The Girl Who Cries Incompetent
- Episode 8: Curious
- Episode 9: What Does Anyone Expect From an Episode Called “Love, Baths and Vigorous Exercise”?
- Episode 10: Tota is a…
- Episode 11: Backstory and Plot Contrivances
- Episode 12: They Finished The Fight But Not The Story
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9 thoughts on “UQ Holder Series Review – Well, I Made it to the End”
we later see that Maya wears a white thin loincloth with a short front side it barely covers her pussy her loincloth digs into her pussy and makes her butt stick out later part of her loincloth gets torn off and she still wears it as her underwear her gym uniform and as her swimwear she still has her nipple piercings and her clitoris piercings and her other body piercings and her collar on.
we also see Maya in a fourth revealing schoolgirl uniform the top part is torn and ragged exposing her breasts midriff and nipples the skirt part has her pussy exposed from the front and back the left side of her skirt has some parts missing and her right side of the skirt has some parts missing.
we later see that Maya has a secondary revealing Japanese schoolgirl uniform this one exposes more of her breasts and nipples it exposes her midriff it is sleeveless and her skirt barely covers anything it is torn and ragged and finally we see that Maya has a third schoolgirl uniform this one has the top part covering only her right breast and it is backless her left breast is totally revealed and her right nipple is showing slightly her skirt still covers her pussy but her left butt is totally revealed and her right butt is half exposed no one can see her pussy from the front but from behind her pussy is visible.
we learn that Janice likes to wear elegant gothic Lolita fashion when not in school or would wear casual female clothes she would wear a viridian one piece strapless swimsuit when it the water at school she wears a Japanese schoolgirl uniform she wears a black bra and panties underneath her clothes while Maya has a collar on her neck piercings on her eyebrows nose lips ears nipples tongue navel and her clitoris she wears a revealing ragged torn Japanese schoolgirl uniform it bares her midriff and the undersides of her breasts her uniform has a dangerously short skirt she does not wear any undergarments or footwear going commando and going barefoot all the time.
I have a brand new anime or manga featuring a normal 36 year old guy named Adam lee he lives in Tokyo Japan he teaches at a high school he gets two new students a sadistic short flat chested princess from a different dimension called fair land named Janice and her statuesque athletic muscular beautiful sexy big breasted masochistic exhibitionist nudist slave named Maya. we see that Janice has blond hair white skin blue eyes while Maya has tanned or brown or dark brown or pale brown or light brown or dark tan or pale tan or light tan skin long black hair and green eyes she also has a big ass she has long slender legs.
This sounds like an absolutely terrific series that I would love to watch as of right now. In fact I’m going to drop everything and start watching this………
Erm…no I’m not. This sounds quite horrible in fact. Sorry you had to suffer through this (well at least most of the time anyway). Not going to be adding this one, that’s for sure 😊
Yep, I agree.. UQ Holder is enjoyable to watch, but isn’t something special. Although I really liked the fight scene’s, the last episode disappointed me..
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Some of the fights were quite interesting but the story and characters ultimately didn’t do much of anything.