Sunday, September 19, 2010

Review of a 17 year old animu

So, after many years, I finally re-watched, and finished my favorite anime of my childhood, one that I, along with others stayed up for hours and hours past our bed time, till 11pm to watch.  Yu-Yu-Hakusho.  It. Was. Amazing.  I was filled first of feelings of pure nostalgia, then awe as the series progressed, surprise as I finally caught up to where I'd previously left off, and remorse when it was all over.  It was truly a great show, one of the greatest in my opinion.  My only one gripe is that in an ironic twist, it didn't have ENOUGH filler, Yusuke never had a change to play actual detective, and hardly ever used any of his spirit items.  And Kuwabara only used his duel swords and sword whip once, and Hiei only went into his demon form once, which was a little disappointing in my opinion.

My favorite season was the first, without a doubt, had amazing pacing, captivating plot, full of surprise and intrigue.  I found the Dark Tournament saga to be just a little disappointing in the plot, though great in the fighting aspect and drama. Chapter Black was my second favorite, bring back most everything that was in the first saga, and never came around to disappoint.  The Three Kings Saga on the other hand, just felt off, though still not bad.  The off feeling only came from everyone's "sudden" character development, that came round during a year long montage.  Also it felt like it was mostly there to complete a few things that every anime needs; a beach episode.  Go ahead and think of an anime without a beach episode, or a shonen without some kind of tournament, hah!  Because as everyone knows, tournaments are the natural way to solve all problems!

Your Smile Makes My Heart Explode

17 comments:

  1. A good friend of mine brought the YYH move over many years ago, and it was the coolest thing I had seen back then. Loved the show for several years. I've gotten away from the shonen anime, but maybe it's time to load up an old favorite.

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  2. I was literally thinking the same thing.

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  3. haha i remember watching this back in the day, thanks for the nostalgia

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  4. dude nice shit keep it up

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  5. It's usually a nice surprise following up on something you remember seeing as a kid, especially if it's something good

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  6. I didn't see this as a kid. wish i did, i might have liked it more.

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  7. I've never heard of that show...ill have to check it out, sounds interesting.

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  8. used to watch this on adult swim. I think they even made a ccg of it

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  9. Or die in the adventure, be my helps, Following!

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  10. Her face the book of praises, where is read. Supporting!

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