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Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 25 (END)

「意志を継ぐもの」 (Ishi o Tsugu Mono)
“Who Carries On His Will”

Oh boy, did I ever call it. Unfortunately.

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March 27, 2016 at 12:13 am Comments (69)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 24

「覇者たるもの」 (Hashataru Mono)
“What Makes a Ruler”

It’s big climactic battle time.

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March 19, 2016 at 5:41 pm Comments (41)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 23

「脱出」 (Dasshatsu)
“Escape”

Maybe all the meandering of the plot was to build up to this.

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March 13, 2016 at 4:12 am Comments (36)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 22

「救出」 (Kyuushutsu)
“Rescue”

Execution is still rough, but the underlying thrust of the story here isn’t bad. It just needed to happen twelve episodes ago.

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March 5, 2016 at 1:50 pm Comments (44)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 21

「崩御」 (Hougyo)
“Death of the Emperor”

Study history. If the emperor had done that, a lot of problems could have been avoided.

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February 27, 2016 at 3:42 pm Comments (76)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 20

「武人」 (Bujin)
“Warrior”

No one comes out of this episode looking good, except Kurou.

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February 20, 2016 at 1:53 pm Comments (71)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 19

「炎上」 (Enjou)
“In Flames”

It feels like Itsuwari no Kamen is pulling its punches, when following through would work much better.

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February 13, 2016 at 1:16 pm Comments (35)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 18

「侵攻」 (Shinkou)
“Invasion”

Pacing problems galore.

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February 6, 2016 at 2:36 pm Comments (44)

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 (101)

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)

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