In a medieval-fantasy world where only pure girls are granted the honor to wield the sacred power of spirits and control the elements, the beautiful Ren Ashbell wins the world’s greatest tournament, the Blade Dance! But, this was not her real name, of course! She was actually a Japanese boy in disguise: Kazehaya Kamito!Kamito had no other choice but to conceal his true identity. This was because he is the only male elementalist in the whole world! That’s great! This is some really original thing…10 years ago! But, don’t worry! You’re making……Making…Making GOOOoooood!Originality aside, the story really begins with Kamito running into this naked fair maiden Claire Rouge, an Elementalist who was bathing on the waters of a spring to clean herself from any impurity, so she could prepare herself to make a contract ritual with a powerful spirit. I am glad murder is not included as an impurity, because this is exactly what she tries to do with our hero. But she is forgiven, after all: He said her breasts were SMALL!! The DEMON! He certainly deserves to DIE!However, she is so skilled that she almost kills herself with her own powers (just like a certain other moron), but don’t worry! Here comes Kamito save the day. That means that the Japanese guy is on the way! Saving the poor heroine from certain death. Well, if you bet this would mend things up…HahaHa!Claire was confused as to why Kamito – being a lowly male – was there, but he explains everything by showing his invitation to The King of Fighters tournament!Unfortunately, the letter was just Greyworth Ciel Mais – Areishia Academy’s principal – summoning Kamito to the campus. Giving the circumstances, Claire promises to show him the way to the Academy, but not before making the contract-thing first! She makes the ritual exactly as it said in the manual, but the great spirit Terminus Est was not pleased with a psycho-bitch as her master…But why? Claire is so lovable! And she will not accept that, as she releases the power of her majestic fire spirit: The fire kitten Scarlet!With her loyalfire spirit by her side, Claire declares she will tame Est! And she does so by showing outstanding animations!And then…She fails! But that’s ok. In case you forgot: Kamito was there! And he saves her life not only for a second time but for a third as well, by making a contract with Est on her place. Well, I think this should be enough to make up for everything!Well, fuck my life! Because Claire can’t accept how Kamito just “Netorared” HER spirit, so she decides to make him her slave as compensation. However, by finally reaching the school facility, Kamito had no business with Claire anymore and easily escapes from her because, do not forget: Strongest Elementalist in the whole freaking world…Way before the first episode…Enrolling as a freshman in a Elementalist Academy! Kamito is not just O.P., he is really unfair, too!Anyway: By going inside the school building, he meets Ellis Fahrengart, who is the president of the disciplinary committee, and just can’t accept a male in the school, which means she has to go all tsundere on Kamito right in the next scene…Ah! Did I mention they wear Japanese school uniforms…on a medieval-fantasy setting? Because they do! And I just love how Kamito has to sleep in a house worse than a stable! Quite literally!Kamito finally gets scouted to his classroom, the raven class, where all the problem students are put together, which obviously includes Claire. BUT WAIT! There’s this blond girl called Rinslet Laurenfrost, who offers Kamito to be her servant, but Claire wont accept that, and a big cat fight over the Girl-Magnet lead starts, until Rinslet’s maid – Clara – accidently falls over the hero’s head!This is a weak series, and It’s not like the anime format made it any better, as the art-style is that unimpressive and usual loli-moe-girls style, which makes every girl looking like 12 years old at best! The animation quality for the first episode was already mediocre, and the 1st and final episodes tend to be the better ones…The opening sequence is also awful, with uninspiring scenes and some of the most terrible denpa pop songs I’ve ever heard! It’s not only Engrish to its fullest, but there are some moments where I am not even sure if Hitomi Harada was even using Japanese at all!The world setting, plot, characters are all a bunch of overused clichés and a poor excuse to have lots of boobs and borderline H disguised as an action story. I don’t know why this series must exist, as there is already plenty of better series doing the same thing. Maybe it’s because the protagonist fits in the recent trend of “God-like male leads”, but he is not unique or interesting in any way.Maybe, Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance could have been more interesting if it was released in the 90’s, but this title came out in light novel form at the end of 2010! All this shit was already overused back then, why bother to make an anime adaptation of this right now?To be honest, the light novel already reached the 14th, so I am probably underestimating the Japanese love for cheap and immature fan-service. But, since predictable developments, boring characters and boobs are not enough to keep me interested, the first episode was more than enough for me!
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