Posted by psgels on 29 December 2008 with categories: Blade of the Immortal



Short Synopsis: Rin tells Manji about who she met last episode.
Overall Enjoyment Value: 8/10 (Excellent)
Okay, so this felt absolutely nothing like an ending. The final battle? A sparring match between Rin and Manji. This episode was much more about the side-characters, and actually introduced much more than that it wrapped up. Is this really the end of the Blade of the Immortal anime? I most definitely hope not!

The most important event of this episode was the death of Taito’s sister, through the hands of Shira. It seems that he is indeed working together with Hyakurin and Giichi to get rid of the Ittou-Ryuu. The question now remains whether we’re ever going to see that one animated. This episode also shows how Rin comes to accept that she’s weak, and that she wishes to improve (hence the sparring match between her and Manji at the end).

But what I loved most about this episode is that the music really went all out on this episode. The soundtrack of this series is truly original, even though many people will dislike it. The wide variety of instruments and mood changes felt awesome.

4 Responses

  1. goody says:

    the one who died was Mags’ GF, not his sister. She died when she was young, at the hand of samurai…. that’s why he hates samurais with a passion. And now it’s O’Ren’s turn….. anyway Shira’s one sick bastard, you haven’t seen anything yet….^^;

  2. jason says:

    i am not able to find this episode ..(13)

    is there any site where i can watch or download this episode ..

  3. jason says:

    What About Code E – is there only 12 episodes .. shouldn’t there be a continuation of the story

  4. headachebaby says:

    I’m am so pissed there isn’t any more episodes! I love this animation style…it’s more realistic in human composition. What’s the point of animating a manga if you don’t make it great. So, I hope the creators feel a NEED to finish this anime up. Nothing is complete about this anime…things are just getting started.

    CREATORS, PLEASE CONTINUE THIS ANIME!

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