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04-06-2009, 10:45 PM
An...interesting reinterpretation of the Sengoku Era...
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04-06-2009, 10:52 PM
Well. That certainly was very...uhh...manly.
Very slick production, and ridiculously over the top (I felt like I was watching an animated Musou game), but...yeah.
I found Sasuke (the ninja, of course) to be vastly amusing at how he "oh my'd" at the vociferous exchanges between his superiors, and Oda Nobunaga is very appropriately Norio Wakamoto.
Oh and there was a hot kunoichi, but I'm pretty sure that there won't be nearly enough of her.
...oh, so it IS a videogame. That explains things.
04-06-2009, 10:57 PM
Yeah, Sengoku BASARA is Capcom's take on the whole style of game Koei does with the Musou series... Capcom just takes it to a whole other level of craziness.
As for the kunoichi, she's Kasuga (or, as my friend calls her, "Sasuga Kasuga") and was a playable character... So she should have some importance to the story whenever Kenshin Uesugi is invovled.
And I loved this first episode, since it was just what I was hoping for. Just wait till you see more of Tokugawa and his partner Tadakatsu... Which is the closest the Sengoku era will ever have to a mech.
Oh, and I can't forget about Keiji Maeda and his giant sword... Which he attaches to its sheath to create a monstrously-sized weapon.
04-06-2009, 11:57 PM
..... wow, that was.... very over the top. More fun that I was expecting though. I had very low expectations for this series.
Norio Wakamoto as Oda Nobunaga is too perfect.
04-07-2009, 09:00 AM
Based on the description I read of the series before watching it I figured I wouldn't have much interest in this at all- and honestly it's one I'm pretty certain to not be following, but that didn't stop me from finding the first episode highly entertaining. I think I laughed harder at the image of a horse with motorcycle handlebars strapped to its head instead of reigns and with muffler pipes attached to its saddle than I have at almost anything else I've seen so far this season. It's ridiculously over-the-top and revels in this fact. Unfortunately, there's just a whole lot more I've enjoyed more that I'll be following before trying to follow this...
04-08-2009, 09:16 PM
I felt like I was watching an animated Musou game.
This show wasn't on my radar, but this statement makes me want to try it out as a musou game addict. :sweat:
Edit: I watched the first episode and definitely will be sticking with this show. It was so over the top and musou game like that it was just amazing. I was cracking when the OP had drone soldiers working out. It's hard to imagine the drones doing anything but dying to spectacular looking attacks. This should be a lot of fun.
It's ridiculously over-the-top and revels in this fact. Unfortunately, there's just a whole lot more I've enjoyed more that I'll be following before trying to follow this...
Over the top, down the other side, and hits the ground with a splat. Pass!
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