Posted by psgels on 28 October 2006 with categories: Otogi Juushi Akazukin

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Okay. That was AWESOME!

I can’t believe how incredibly cute this episode turned out. It was just one huge chunk of randomness. Basically, what happens is that the City Musicians of Bremen appear again and use their music-magic to create a huge pumpkin monster who feeds on musical energy. What follows is almost an entire episode, filled with songs, songs and even more songs. The way this turned out was so incredibly awesome. Best episode thus far!

And Hameln was just brilliant! He also arrives in an attempt to slay the huge pumpkin monster, until it appears that he’s got a huge pumpkin-phobia. XD This was because when they were young, Akazukin kept chasing him with a large pumpkin on her head. The way he eventually took care of the monster was just hilarious. XD

Though on a more serious note, I’ve complained before about Akazukin. Even though she’s supposed to be the main character of this show, she isn’t really fleshed out. We know nothing of her background, and she didn’t have a real episode dedicated to her. But now we finally saw a scene of her past. It seems that she lived together with Hameln, and that the two were on rather “friendly” terms. ^_^

Overall, I just can’t stop mentioning how awesome this episode was. Both the three musketeers as the four City Musicians of Bremen as Hameln played their parts perfectly. And both Akazukin, Shirayuki and Ibara were SO cute in their own songs! *fanboys*

Next episode will probably be the entire opposite: both Jedo-sama as Turude will be returning. Exciting!

4 Responses

  1. Avatar Sonhex says:

    Such a good episode. Hamelyn pwned by pumpkins lol. The songs were great, especially Shirayuki-hime’s. Hopefully they be on the second or third osts.

  2. Avatar Shuten says:

    Saw the episode myself. Definitely an enjoyable time. Not much happens to move the plot forward but it’s definitely a good episode nonetheless. Incidentally all of the songs, including the new ending theme, can be found on Otogi Jushi Akazukin Mini Character Album Volume 1.

    http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/detailview.html?KEY=GBCA-11

    Now if you’ll excuse me I shall go back to listening to Dream Bloom Garden… Ibara Hime = WIN!

  3. Avatar 7nmelz says:

    Yes, it was an amazing episode! I really loved the songs, anyone know where to download them?

  4. Avatar Hinode says:

    By the way .. not fully related but in line with this song-filled episode, have you seen the amv with Gretel’s image song? .. definitely worth a try .. :) ..

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