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 »
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University students Kohta and Yuka (Kohta's cousin) save a Diclonius girl called "Lucy" when they see her naked in a beach. In fact "Lucy" is a serial killer who is being searched by the ... See full summary »
Raised by Father Fujimoto, a famous exorcist, Rin Okumura never knew his real father. One day a fateful argument with Father Fujimoto forces Rin to face a terrible truth - the blood of the ... See full summary »
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni is a story of many chapters. It's about the town of Hinamizawa, and the people who live there, Rena Ryugu, Mion Sonozaki, Satoko Hojo, and Rika Furude, as well as ... See full summary »
A newly transferred girl to Akira's school happens to drool on the desk. The otherwise normal Akira decides to taste it and it is now that things start to change as he will start going out with the girl, Mikoto, whom he seems destined for.
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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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