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22 April 2007 @ 23:46
Koutetsu Sangokushi #1 [Subs, Kyuuketsuki]

So this is the one that even Koyasu-sama said had "the scent of boy-love" about it? Well. It's shamelessly full of posturing villains and posing bishounen. And everyone speaks with a beautiful, smooth voice. The first warrior we meet is so busy being cool and calm, he isn't even aware of his surroundings. He's THAT cool-headed.

Okay, this sucks. It really really does. But it's the good kind of suck.

Wait, there's more! Koyasu-sama plays an extremely gay warrior with a fluffy fan. When he has his monologue with his young apprentice, you can't help laughing just a bit, because the sexual tension is sky-high. Then theere's a flashback where Koumei combs Rikuson's hair while he rests adoringly at his feet.

Unlike "Bokura no", they don't bother with too much exposition. They just show each character briefly, freeze-frame and slap their names up on the screen! YEAH!

On the sub front, Kyuuketsuki don't seem to be as adept as Triad. Their word choices are a little overblown, but 'm probably nit-picking because they did exactly what I said bugged me in my last post and slapped their name on the titles as if they owned it.

This is just so awesome. I just never said it was GOOD.
我が愛しき修羅: SEME POWAHbemysty on 22nd April 2007 12:32 (UTC)
I can't stop picturing Ranka topping Tamaki when watching it.

It slightly diminishes my utter amusement at it.

Williamgenkischuldich on 23rd April 2007 06:24 (UTC)
It's awesome. Koyasu is so evil...

But it IS terrible too. I laughed my way through it.
Ariss Tenohariss_tenoh on 22nd April 2007 13:31 (UTC)
I haven't heard of this anime. But looking at its website it's obviously made for fangirls.

Is it set in ancient China?
Williamgenkischuldich on 23rd April 2007 06:27 (UTC)
Ancient China? Maybe. But I don't think it matters when you have transforming flaming armour and swords. The clothes seem accurate, but I'm not sure about the rest.
Ariss Tenohariss_tenoh on 23rd April 2007 12:56 (UTC)
The clothes and summary reminded me of Romance of Three Kingdoms type of story.

But it's the pretty boys and seiyuu of course that are interesting^_~
Dhieta - D18 is the path I follow.....arisuesei on 23rd April 2007 20:46 (UTC)
Koutetsu Sangokushi is based on Three Kingdoms, it's from Lu Xun/Rikuson PoV. :)
Ariss Tenohariss_tenoh on 24th April 2007 11:51 (UTC)
Ah, thanks for telling me. So that makes Koyasu with his fan Zhuge Liang?

This show is sooo yaoi-ish that it's embarrassing to watch! XD