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New Anime Series: Nobunagun

First Episode(s) Review for: Nobunagun
Summary:

Violent dreams haunt a somewhat forgetful and easy goring girl, she is a bit of a flake but bumbles though life happily enough, that is until aliens arrive at a field trip, and she turns out to have the memories of a great Japanese military commander and the giant cannons to match.

Animation:

A mix of open and cheerful for the human areas and dark and brooding the the dream sequences, A very nice touch is the use of coloured shadows to show a persons type i.e. normal girls get flowers in their shadows while the heroine gets camouflage colours

Plot Potential:

This depends, it could be as a simple power ranger series or as serious a samurai drama, hard to tell at this point as there is a mix of smiling bouncy bits and people with swords thought their bellies

Music:

Alt Rock though out, fairly generic stuff but good beats

Reminds me of:

Time travel between Neon Genesis Evangelion and Samurai Gun with a chunk of the plot of Gate Keepers

Overall:

I am pleasantly surprised with this Anime it feels like it should be a jolly little jokey super powered team Anime, but it is far darker in execution, a real dark horse of the season, well worth watching.


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Disclaimer: These are mini reviews of anime’s that are fresh out in Japan and are not licensed in the UK, buy them once they have been licensed or at the very least buy the merchandise, remember if the anime makers make a loss, THEY WILL STOP MAKING ANIME!!

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