TIME of the SEASON Fall 2019 Edition: ASSASSIN’S Pride

I could make an Assassin’s Creed joke but this shit got nothing to do with that series. All I know is the word ‘assassin’ is in there and hopefully there’s bound to be some cool shit happening.

This is Assassin’s Pride.

Director: Kazuya Aiura

Series Composition: Deko Akao

Original creator: Kei Amagi

Original Character Design: Ninomotonino

Character Design: Maho Yoshikawa

Art Director: Mikiko Matsumoto (Studio Fuga)

Chief Animation Director:

Maho Yoshikawa

Yoshiko Saitō

Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama

Cgi Director: Wataru Shibata (EMT Squared)

Director of Photography: Ryohei Miyasaka (Rare Trick)

 

Animation Production: EMT Squared

 

Internet Streaming:

AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)

Crunchyroll

HIDIVE

Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks

 

Plot Summary: Only those from noble families have the mana to be able to fight against monsters. Kūfa is a noble born to a duke’s family who is sent to tutor a young woman named Merida. If it turns out that Merida has no talent with mana, Kūfa is secretly instructed to assassinate her.

First Thoughts: Well…..um…..I’m kinda underwhelmed but I didn’t really expect to love this right out of the bat. It’s basically this guy Kufa having the job to secretly have the kill order for this girl and wow, this girl definitely sucks as they put it out to be. Hell, there was a scene of her getting the shit kicked out of here before the assassin actually saves her and to be fair, I’m very meh on both characters in terms of actually getting me hooked on them and….I’m left with nothing. I don’t feel shit about anything in here.

Yeah, normally I’d just put a SKIP on this knowing most shows I put on that, I’d watch them anyway to see how forgettable or bad it goes…..but yeah, you know how I roll.

 

I’m MAK2.0 aka The Blue Hybrid and at least that action sequence in the beginning was good.

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