Posted on 19 November 2008 with categories: Kurozuka



Short Synopsis: Kuro is brought to a cave where Kuromitsu is kept.
Highlights: Nice little bit of depth for Kuromitsu.
Overall Enjoyment Value: 7,5/10 (Good)
If I had to pick one show out of the series that I’m blogging this season, where the decision to cover it on a weekly basis may not have been such a good idea, then it’d be this one. I’m happy that out of the shows I’m watching this season, none of them is mediocre or disappoints. The previous Spring- and Summer season really showed me that I’m not someone who enjoys blogging a bad or a dull show, and I think that if I didn’t decide on blogging stuff as Macross Frontier, Soul Eater, Allison to Lillia and Nijuu Mensou no Musume (God, I really picked the wrong series to blog back at the past spring-season), I’d think back to them with a lot less annoyance.

But anyway, I’m getting off-topic a bit with that. The thing with Kurozuka is that it exactly knows what it is and does: action, horror and eye-candy, and it does do that so well. The story isn’t anything special, but it knows exactly that it’s only second fodder in this series: it’s there to support the action, to prevent it from getting boring, to add a bit of intrigue and to provide enough settings where the animators can show off their talents. It’s nice and all, and I really like the end result, but really… there’s not much you can write about it on a weekly basis. ^^;

So yeah, this episode again was exactly what this series was about, and I like the little twist that it added, where Kuromitsu once cut off Kuro’s head. There’s this whole mystery around that woman that really keeps the story of this series flowing smoothly. Sanniwa (at least, that’s what I assume her name is) really is screwed by now, with nearly all of her subordinates killed off (at least, with so many dead bodies, I don’t think there are much more people left apart from Kuro&co). I liked that part that showed her, because it really adds to the characterization of this series, something that it had ignored a bit so far. ^^;

One Response

  1. smurph172 says:

    I don’t understand why they changed so much from the manga. The manga made much more sense and it was more exciting.

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    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 11:33 PM)
    If I didn’t free the verses they might stay locked up =< And that'd be cruelty against words =<
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    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 11:32 PM)
    The jargon word makes me think of parodying it as jargo instead of Fargo.
  • Friend
    (Thursday, Jul 24. 2014 11:28 PM)
    @Emma Hm, A personal feature isn’t a good enough reward for you :/ Maybe Deviant of the Month? Those deviants get awarded for just posting for six years. You’ve been there longer XD
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    that article has multiple pages, very inspiring. I’d recommend for a poem if I hadn’t finished my weekly share of requests XP
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  • Emma
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    One thing that always went through my mind though with the use of jargon though would be the idea of leaving things behind for people to discover after I die someday and leaves codes for people to decipher figure out lol
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    Many years ago someone did a personal feature of one of my works though on deviant art though.
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    @Vincent: Friend of mine on there has similar problems, actually I’ve heard writers mention on deviant art that writing isn’t too popular on the site.
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    I say “jargon” in quotations since they’re words you should already know from just finishing secondary school.
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    @Friend Totally agree. I just think Emma has a lot more casual viewers due to her use of free verse and “jargon” many people find hard to understand.

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