Samurai Bride


Samurai Bride! [rating=3]


Things seemed to be going so well for Muneakira Yagyu. On top of dealing with Jubei, the immortal samurai warrior who fell out of the sky and into his arms and lips, he used his ability to awaken the latent power of a female samurai with a kiss to successfully juggle a handful of very powerful, very female master samurai, and led them all to victory against the minion of a great evil.

Samurai Bride


Well what can be said for the sequel to Samurai Girls, it was pretty much the same as the previous season. There’s a lot of fan service mixed in with some action.
For me there was too much fan service (yes there can be too much)
The show went out of it’s way to create action which wasn’t too captivating.
The plot line was slightly solid and the character development was lacking too.
The animation was good though, the style was more of a mix between hand drawn and graphically enhanced.

The characters were more or less the same as the previous season, we see a handful of newcomers though. There wasn’t too much development in the characters’ emotional side, or the dramatic. I’d give this section a half star to be quite generous.

The plot was solid, two sub plots really, but it was consistent through the episodes and they didn’t stray too far from the story line. It didn’t have many plot twists and it wasn’t something that was causing me to be on the edge of my seat or biting my nails.
I’ll give the plot a half star, even though it was consistent and a solid plot it didn’t keep me that interested.

As I said previously the animation style was unique and it did fit this samurai-style of the anime, a hand-drawn look to it which was interesting to see.
I’ll give the animation style a full star, it did go well with the anime.

The fighting again, wasn’t very captivating, I mean at all.
The only thing captivating about the fights was practically the fan service, and that isn’t everybody’s cup of tea.
Some of the fighting was fun to watch but it wasn’t anything special. I’d give the fighting a half star.

The extras were more than most anime I’ve reviewed recently.
There were textless opening and closing themes, and there were also some trailers for Samurai Bride, however not only that there were a few Samurai Bride Shorts which were an excuse for extra fan service.
So all in all a half star.

The fan service does need a bit of warning though with panty shots, a lot of boob shots, and scenes which make me wonder how it was rated a 15s
If it was over here in the emerald isle it would be an 18s pure and simple.
I couldn’t watch this anime in company, lets put it that way.

All in all a Three star anime IF you can get past the fan service.
Samurai Bride is out now on BluRay and DVD.