Posted by psgels on 20 March 2009 with categories: Tytania



Short Synopsis: Fan is nearly captured by Tytania again, and is helped by a few new allies.
Episode Rating: 7/10 (Enjoyable)
I’m not too sure about this series right now. Here it is about to hit it major climax, and it first wastes an episode on character background that could have been done ages ago, and right now yet another episode is completely wasted when Fan goes out to flirt with a character completely unrelated to the story.

I mean, at this point I have no idea what the major climax of this series is going to be about, but in this case it’s a bad thing, since there has hardly been any build-up for it, other than Fan being on the run completely. There wouldn’t be some sort of second season announcement or something that I missed, would there?

So yeah, at the moment I’m disappointed in this series. With all the build-up, it promised to be something epic for its finale, but so far it hasn’t surpassed itself at all. The episodes centred around the different members of Tytania have been good, but Fan is really getting more and more useless with every passing episode.

9 Responses

  1. bobofet says:

    maybe he really was lucky the first time around..and now everyone expects him to be this super awesome general when really he is some ordinary dude that has no real good qualities and is a coward :P

    and at the end of the series the moral will be that even an insignificant man can bring abouts a revolution…:P

    i dont know i’m just throwing my impressions out there.

  2. meows says:

    Actually the two episodes are surprisingly true to the source, and give that they are almost exactly half way through the story – it’s pretty much guaranteed that there will be a second season. I just hope it won’t be an OVA. ^^;

  3. psgels psgels says:

    Really? Oh, then you can pretty much scratch my whining of the past two episodes. I really thought that we’re near the end of the story already. ^^;

  4. meows says:

    Well it would be odd for animators to stop half way through volume 2 (out of 3 and TBC). + they mentioned that the later episodes (not sure about these two) are directed together with Tanaka himself. Not to mention that the promotional poster has a huge spoiler in it ^_^; So now we’ll have to wait for the announcement of the 2nd season.. mm… autumn ’09?

  5. TJ says:

    Looks like everyone had a good time playing lazer tag near the end there.

    Fan needs to pick up a new girl sooner or later, so might as well be Ms. bartender/resistance fighter.

  6. pgal says:

    @meows : The poster has spoilers? Like to share it ^_^

  7. meows says:

    @pgal the crest on Jouslan’s shoulder is not exactly Tytanian ^__^; (unless i missed it)
    The “troublemaker younger brother” syndrom seems to be a plague of the Tytania family, Jouslan is not an exeption, though he is almost overprotective of his brother. And with Idris not playing nice – it ends kind of ugly. For everyone. ^^

  8. tazman0208 says:

    Miranda is soooo GAR

  9. tazman0208 says:

    LOL scratch my last comment, a bunch of GAR men in a cave was what this series was missing and we got that this episode :)

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