Record of Grancrest War

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Record of Grancrest War

Postby Logan » Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:22 am

Record of Grancrest War

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Plot:

The series takes place on a continent ruled by chaos. The chaos breeds disaster, but the Lords of the continent have the power of "Crest" (Holy Seal) that can calm the chaos and protect the people. However, before anyone realizes it, the rulers cast aside their creed of purifying the chaos, and instead start to fight each other for each others' Crests and to gain dominion over one another. Siluca, an isolated mage who scorns the Lords for abandoning their creed, and a wandering knight named Theo, who is on a journey to train to one day liberate his hometown, which is under tyrannical rule, make an everlasting oath to each other as master and servant and work together to reform this continent dominated by wars and chaos.


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Creator: Ryou Mizuno
Director: Shinichi Omata
Writer: Satoshi Yano
Music: Yuugo Kanno
Studio: A-1 Pictures
Genre: Action, Fantasy
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Re: Record of Grancrest War

Postby michelous » Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:40 pm

looks like it could be cool i just hope we dont get left hanging by end

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Re: Record of Grancrest War

Postby michelous » Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:26 pm

SErmed like a good start and it also sounds like we are getting 24 episodes http://www.iqiyi.com/a_19rrh1q7h9.html

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Re: Record of Grancrest War

Postby ATM-senpai » Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:53 pm

Episode 1

A mix first episode for me.

Likes:

I really like some of the creative ideas that the show uses with it's magic and kingdom hierarchy.
The characters seemed interesting enough.

Dislikes:

Pacing of the first episode didn't allow me to get a good enough feel for the world as I would have liked.
Writing and story setup seemed a bit forced, especially in the beginning. (See spoilers)

Spoiler:
I get that it's probably an internal setup that someone wants to keep the two nations apart, but I just didn't buy that the Grand Hall Tragedy (or whatever they called it) would have plunged the two nations back into war so easily. I feel that if both Kings (or whatever they call them) died from the same attack, that the two nations would more likely rally together. I'm sure it"ll be explained a little better later, but I still feel it wasn't explained very well.


I'm interested in seeing how this show will develop as the episodes go by. I could see it going either way in terms of me liking it.
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Re: Record of Grancrest War

Postby Companion Kyuubey » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:37 am

Episode 1

Nothing particularly special. It really felt like a standard JRPG.
Spoiler:
I found it a little odd that Siluca complained about her outfit and then proceeds to not change it. I don't necessarily mind, but I'm not sure what to make of it in terms of her character.


I'll keep watching for now.
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Re: Record of Grancrest War

Postby Whiskeyjack19 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:18 pm

Episode 2

I kind of like the RTS aspect of acquiring more territories and the political bits that go with it. Definitely gives me Total War vibes. The cast is kind of meh right now but could bring me on board.

Spoiler:
Seriously Siluca, that's the only outfit you can freely maneuver in? Not sure I buy that.
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