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Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 18

「侵攻」 (Shinkou)
“Invasion”

Pacing problems galore.

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Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 17

「残照」 (Zanshou)
“Afterglow”

I hope you finished watching the original Utawarerumono before this episode. I finally did.

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January 30, 2016 at 12:17 pm Comments (100)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 16

「宴」 (Utage)
“Banquet”

Ladies, this one’s for you.

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January 23, 2016 at 3:04 pm Comments (42)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 15

「仮面」 (Kamen)
“Masks”

This episode has a message, and it makes sure it gets it across: War is hell.

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January 16, 2016 at 10:59 pm Comments (49)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 14

「剣豪」 (Kengou)
“Blade Master”

A good, if a bit wonky, first battle between the peoples of Yamato and the Uzuurussha.

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January 10, 2016 at 2:42 pm Comments (27)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 13

「八柱将」 (Hachi Hashira Shou)
“The Eight Pillar Generals”

Prepare yourself for a crash course in Yamato politics. Not an entirely unpleasant one, but it’s a lot to take in.

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January 2, 2016 at 9:17 pm Comments (47)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 12

「鎖の巫」 (Kusari no Miko)
“Kamunagi of Chains”

The last of the party has gathered. The first half is over. The real story (should) start now.

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December 19, 2015 at 7:52 pm Comments (44)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 11

「皇女の火遊び」 (Oujo no Hiasobi)
“The Princess Plays with Fire”

Of course, the one week Stilts has to step out, Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen gets moving.

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December 13, 2015 at 1:39 am Comments (39)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 10

「恋慕」 (Renbo)
“In Love”

What a strange episode.

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December 5, 2015 at 7:20 pm Comments (47)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 09

「神眠りし國の使者」 (Kami Nemurishi Kuni no Shisha)
“Messengers from the Land Where Gods Sleep”

One part nostalgia trip, one part zany family sitcom, and a dash of romcom. Shake gently and serve.

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November 28, 2015 at 4:04 pm Comments (38)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 08

「帝都捕物帳」 (Teito Torimono-chou)
“Imperial Capital Detective Stories”

Still searching. Still aimless. Still a bit of a mess.

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November 21, 2015 at 9:08 pm Comments (48)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 07

「幼き皇女」 (Osanaki Oujo)
“The Young Princess”

This series is lousy with princesses, and in-universe yaoi fans.

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November 14, 2015 at 2:47 pm Comments (46)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 06

「楼閣の主」 (Roukaku no Omo)
“Master of the Inn”

Important life moments over good sake.

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November 7, 2015 at 1:30 pm Comments (74)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 05

「海賊娘」 (Kaizoku Musume)
“The Pirate”

Two more characters have joined the party.

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October 31, 2015 at 5:33 pm Comments (45)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 04

「帝都」 (Teito)
“The Imperial Capital”

I’m split between wanting the plot to develop faster, and wanting it to take its time.

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October 24, 2015 at 3:35 pm Comments (55)

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