Cameo by Batman!
To celebrate 20 Years of Escaflowne, I’ll be following the original schedule of the Japanese run and doing weekly write-ups for its episodes. If you’ve been following my Cross Ange and Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans reviews you know what to expect. Also though, expect with each episode an extra section where I cover a memorable piece of music from the series by the legendary Yoko Kanno. Hope you enjoy.
What happens when you get the incomparable talent of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko to adapt the characters of the hit sci-fi books of Haruka Takachiho? You get the Crusher Joe movie, full of high-flying, danger warping, gun hand firing, disco brawling action from a crew of professional... uh... odd job takers? How does one describe the work of the Crushers? Varied.
No period jokes, please. It just doesn't flow well.
In this episode of Otaku Evolution, I take a look at the scarred swordsman cutting his way through the Bakumatsu with a bloodied blade, Kenshin Himura, before he became a technical pacifist. Here's to the heart of the sword!
Way to help the polar ice cap melt, Azrael.