Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the ... See full summary »
Hitomi is a girl with psychic abilities who gets transported to the magical world of Gaea. She and her friends find themselves under attack from the evil Zaibach empire, and the Guymelf ... See full summary »
Syaoran, a boy who wants to become an archeologist, and Sakura, a princess from the Clow Kingdom, are childhood friends with a close relationship. On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her ... See full summary »
In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability... See full summary »
Ban Midou and Ginji Amano, two juvenile delinquents from the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan, are also known as a pair of retrievers-for-hire called the GetBackers. Both of them possess ... See full summary »
J. Shanon Weaver,
A high-schooler saves a strange girl from a monster, but gets killed. The girl revives him with a magic medallion that also creates a weapon for its owner to fight these monsters. They team up to stop the monsters and their master.
A demon lord commands his forces from a tower. During the "Summer of Anu", they lose their power and human army invades the tower to end their threat. Adventurers who have heard about a ... See full summary »
Tears to Tiara is a very interesting take on both the legend of the man who would become King Arthur AND Lucifer. Much of the story's elements and characters are also linked to ancient Welsh legends as indicated by Lucifer's common name of Arawn and his meeting of the elf king Pwyll thousands of years prior to the story's main events. The timing of the "present" events also seems to mesh with Arthurian legends that place his life around the time of the late-Roman era Britain (Albion in the series). Beyond that, much of the story involves fights with the "Divine Empire" (stand-in for Rome) and later against the White Spirits. The story between Lucifer/Arawn and the White Spirits is very intriguing as it totally recasts the image of Lucifer as a protagonist and hero as well as the reasons for his fall from Heaven and his holy war against the angels. Other interesting links to legend are the fact the series mostly takes place at Avalon castle (no Camelot) and real clans including the Gaels and Brigantes are heavily involved.
The action of the series is great with some spectacular sword fighting and a handful of magical elements. The music is both thrilling and touching. I have never played the video game the series is linked to, but this story is very entertaining.
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