Blade of the Immortal – Episode 4: Recap and Review

Kagehisa realizing who Rin is
Kagehisa realizing who Rin is

Season 1, Episode 4: Act Four – Rin at Odds

Kagehisa and Rin have a good conversation

As a child, Makie rescued Kagehisa Anotsu from a pack of dogs. His grandfather, Saburo Anotsu attempted to kill her. However, he decides that would instead tie her to a tree. If she falls off, she’ll become food for the stray dogs. Kagehisa thinks his grandfather is being “sick.” His grandfather calls him a coward. The following morning, Saburo asks Kagehisa if there was a “corpse.” Assuming that it’s Makie, Saburo isn’t surprise when he says yes. However, it turns out that Makie survived, leaving behind 52 corpses of the dog pack. Meanwhile, in the present Kagehisa laments Makie leaving. Despite increasing the size of itto-ryu, they having increased in skill.

Manji trains with Rin

Speaking of training, Rin finally gets some. In my last episodes review, I noted that both Manji and Rin needed to get better at fighting. Manji hasn’t managed to win without sneaking behind his opponent. Furthermore, Rin is completely useless. After a terrible training session, Manji tells her that she’s better off “running.” What surprises me is that Manji points out how he barely manages to “beat” the itto-ryu. I didn’t think the series would highlight that. However, it seems that this series is trying to say something with Manji’s failure.

Kagehisa and Rin have a conversation
Kagehisa and Rin have a conversation

Kagehisa and Rin meet

While, Kagehisa is washing at the river, she hears Kagehisa training. She fails to spy on him quietly and he calls her out. Rin prepares to fight him. She throws several daggers at him, but only one lands. Kagehisa is unsurprisingly unimpressed. Rin rushes to his side to get the sword he dropped earlier. However, Rin can barely lift it. She comically falls when she drops it. Fleeing from Kagehisa, he picks up the sword at hits her in the back with it. He realizes that she’s the girl from Asano. She’s so upset that she’s too weak to kill him. Kagehisa Anotsu questions why Rin yearns for death. Wouldn’t it make more since if she escaped with her life and looked for another chance to kill him?

Kagehisa tells Rin that “he believes that only those who’ve destroyed their own heart becoming stronger should be called excellent warriors or swordsmen.” Kagehisa and Rin’s conversation is oddly calm and familiar. She’s no threat to him, as a result, they can have this kind of conversation. He shows off his skills with the ax. Rin’s grandfather and Kagehisa’s, competed for full mastery of Muten Ichi-ryu. The full mastery was granted to Rin’s grandfather despite Kagehisa grandfather being superior. He killed Rin’s father so his grandfather “could be at peace.” When Rin asks why he’s letting her live, Kagehisa complements her “determination.” As he leaves he tells her to “devote” herself. In a flashback, we see that a 10 year old Kagehisa wanted to kill his grandfather.

The cycle of betrayal

Old and rusted, Saburo asks his friend Abayama to help him kill Kagehisa by stopping Kagehisa’s followers. Saburo having been betrayed by first master, disciple and son. A son that wanted them to “bend the knee to Asano,” to revive the dojo. Unwilling to be betrayed again, Saburo wants Kagehisa dead. Unfortunately, Saburo is destined to be betrayed one last time. Abayama kills him to save itto-ryu. In this episode of Blade of the Immortal, makes it clear that the fighting styles are very important in this world. Rin seems to have had a break through in this episode, hopefully finding the courage to learn to fight, and maybe develop her own fighting style.

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The Seven Deadly Sins Episode 3 : Recap and Review

In Episode 3 of The Seven Deadly Sins, Ludociel prepares to exterminate all the demons.
Ludociel the archangel

Season 4, Episode 3: Let There Be Light

Who’s really evil, the angels or demons

Episode 3 of The Seven Deadly Sins, we continue to explore the development of King and Diane. In Britannia, they’re faced with the powerful Ten Commandment, Piety, Calmadios, Diane believes they should flee. Meliodas tells them that “they will break his commandment if they flee.” However, Calmadios attacks Diane before they can decide. Both Diane and King are stronger in the bodies of Gloxinia and Drole. Emboldened by their new power, they’re ready for battle. King uses Spirit Spear Basquias, Form Two, Guardian, piercing Calmadios’s six arms with it’s stinger. Diane uses Giga Lock, grabbing the legs of Calmadios. He counters with Evil Breathe, but Meliodas deflects it with his Full Counter. Meanwhile, Elisabeth let’s the demons go home.

One of the four Archangel’s, Ludociel

The Goddess Clan’s Divine Lance Corporal, Nerobasta criticizes Meliodas, Diane and King for only managing to “drive one demon back.” Ludociel appears to welcome them and announce the end of the Holy War. Despite the hope for peace, Ludociel has no interest in peace. He wants to “wipe out the demons.” Elizabeth questions Ludociel. Despite, Meliodas being a demon that fights along side them, Ludociel thinks he’s less than they’re. This episode possess the question, who is really evil? The demons are more complicated than we believe. However, the angels are actually showing themselves to be more sinister. Elizabeth and Meliodas are the exceptions.

In Episode 3 of The Seven Deadly Sins, the Demon Clan arrives to get revenge.
the Demon Clan arrives to get revenge.

The sinister plan of Ludociel

King meets Gerharde, the younger sister of Gloxinia. King senses a barrier at the back of the fairy forest. He’s asks Gerharde what it is. She informs him that it was Mr. Ludociel that created it. She says that it’s a trap for demons. The Ten Commandments arrive with their army. However, this is all part of the plan of Ludociel. Meliodas plans on speaking to the Commandments. However, Elisabeth beats him to it. She asks them to trust her and leave. When one of the Ten Commandments asks for Meliodas’s head, Elisabeth refuses. However, Ludociel begins his plan. A giant arc rises from the forest, with demons trapped inside. The demons exists that in-between life and death. Ludociel destroys all the demons. Ludociel and demons prepare for war.

My familiarity with the Seven Deadly Sins is limited, but I do know that in the current timeline demon are the villains. It’s interesting that 3,000 years ago apparently it was the opposite. Of course in general demons are considered to be evil and angels are good. The Seven Deadly Sins inverts this. It has happened before in other shows, but will have possible consequences (in this series) when they return to the present. As a shonen series, this season hasn’t meet my expectations. I know fights are coming but I’ve been underwhelmed so far. Regardless, I can’t wait for the war to begin.

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My Hero Academia Season 4 – Episode 3: Recap and Review

In Season 4 Episode 3 of My Hero Academia, Izuku Midoriya meets Sir Nighteye and Eri.
Midoriya meets Eri

Season 4, Episode 3: Boy Meets . . .

Will Sir Nighteye accept Midoriya

Izuku fails to make an impression with his unimpressive comedy. Sir Nighteye asks if Izuku means to “make fun of All Might.” Despite the apparent “failing out” between All Might and Nighteye, it’s clear that he remains a fanboy of sorts. This is how Izuku manages to win over the stoic Nighteye. However, everything isn’t fine. Sir Nighteye refuses to stamp Izuku’s paper, claiming that “Izuku brings no benefit to his agency.” Sir Nighteye challenges Izuku to take the stamp from him. He’s gives him three minutes to do so. Izuku quickly activates his Full Cowl, trying to grab the stamp. However, Izuku is not match for Sir Nighteye’s Quirk.

Sir Nighteye verses Izuku Midoriya

Sir Nighteye’s Quirk is Foresight. It’s activated by touching the target and making eye contact. This information is secret. Regardless, he’s able to “accurately predict all of the target’s future moves and actions for an entire hour.” Nighteye feels that Izuku is a disappointing successor to All Might. Now nervous, Izuku begins to panic. However, by remembering that All Might chose him, he regains his confidence. Nighteye continues to berate Izuku. He constantly reminds him that he doesn’t think Midoriya is good enough. Izuku fails to get the stamp. Sir Nighteye calls him clumsy. However, Izuku notes that he was trying to get the stamp, while avoiding all the All Might merchandise.

Sir Nighteye accepts Izuku

When Mirio and Bubble girl return, Nighteye tells them he will take in Izuku. He never intend to reject Izuku in the first place. However, he still doesn’t believe that Midoriya is worthy of One For All. He actually wants Midoriya to give up One For All. Sir Nighteye is harsh. I wonder if he’s always been that way or some tragic event made him like this. Regardless, Izuku stamps the contract. Midoriya returns to the Heights Alliance. He informs his classmates that he was accepted. They’re all impressed, but have failed to get there own work studies. However, they may get work studies from Tamaki and Nejire. While patrolling the streets, Midoriya encounters a young girl, Eri. She clearly frightened, as she runs from the villain Overhaul.

My Hero Academia is still building up. It’s unlikely that Midoriya and Overhaul will battle this soon. However, it’s important to present the stakes. In this arc it’s seems that it will be rescuing Eri. I generally find Nighteye to be rude and mean spirited. However, his stern personality will be helpful to Midoriya, who is often pampered by All Might.

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Dr. Stone Episode 17: Recap and Review

Dr. Stone Episode 17, Senku stands with his back turned to the image of his father Byakuya.
Senku and his father back to back

Season 1, Episode 17: A Hundred Nights and a Thousand Skies

The miserable life of the ISS astronauts


Dr. Stone Episode 17 continues to tell the story of Byakuya and the rest of the ISS astronauts. Newly petrified, Senku continues to “think.” Meanwhile, Byakuya concludes that there must be “a delay between average times of the final posts on social media sites like Twitter. As a result, they’re able to determine that the source of the green light originated in South America. They land on Earth in two separate groups. Connie, Shamil and Lillian are in the first group. However, the first landing is a disaster. The astronauts land upside down in the water, leaving them trapped. Byakuya decides that they will land on a nearby island. Byakuya manages to rescue the others even if it took him ten hours. Ironically, in an effort to avoid being turned to stone, the astronauts made their landing more dangerous.

Trying to survive

As the six try to find ways to survive on the island, we skip three years in the future. Darya and Yakov have two children. Meanwhile, Shamil and Connie get married. Byakuya is certain that Senku will “succeed.” The ISS difficulties don’t decline. Despite two doctors, illness takes it told on the six. Connie gets sick first. Darya and Yakov go to retrieve some antibiotics. However, Connie dies of pneumonia. Then Shamil gets sick and dies. Followed by Lillian. Some of the children produced are predisposed to complications from bacteria and viruses. As a result, the six survivors only manage to live about a decade. We learn that Byakuya wasn’t actually Senku’s biological father. However, this doesn’t matter as both Senku and Byakuya see each other as father and son. Seeing the normally stoic Senku in tears was heartbreaking.

Tsukasa and his army

Gen informs Senku and the villagers that Tsukasa is coming. As a result, Senku smirks, ready to show them the “power of the kingdom of science.” Dr. Stone episode 17 is a somber tale. I’ve mentioned that it’s sad thinking that Senku and Byakuya will never see each other again. However, in this episode, Senku states that even his bones are “gone.” Despite being heartbroken, Senku is energized at the prospects of facing off against Tsukasa. Personally, I’m excited to see what will happen next.

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The Seven Deadly Sins Episode 2 : Recap and Review

In The Seven Deadly Sins Season 4 Episode 2 Recap and Review, Diane and King inside the bodies of Drole and Gloxinia
Diane and King inside the bodies of Drole and Gloxinia

Season 4, Episode 2: Memories of the Holy War

The first episode of season 4 of “The Seven Deadly Sins” was a dud. However, that’s typical for an opening episode of any series. The second episode of Seven Deadly Sins was always going to be better. King and Diane are saddened at the thought of Meliodas being dead. They’re clearly unaware that he is alive. Furthermore, they don’t know that the ten commandments have been defeated. King and Diane are teleported to a cave by the ten commandments, Drole (Patience) and Gloxinia (Repose). Both King and Diane assume they will be killed. The walls of the caves are “elastic” preventing King from making an opening. Gloxinia uses Spirit Spear Basquias, Form Two Guardian. Meanwhile, Diane attacks Drole. He is completely unharmed by them. Diane takes a hit from Drole that according to her would have killed her if she didn’t use “Heavy Metal.”

Determined to survive

However, Diane isn’t deterred. She uses her “Crazy Rush” ability that makes several fist shaped. Drole quickly evades her attacks by “dancing.” Diane’s magic disappears. Drole explains that “the power of Giants doesn’t just come from their muscles,” they can “transform the earth’s power into their own.” He hits her, as she uses Heavy Metal. Elsewhere, King continues to battle against Gloxinia. He uses his ability True Spirit Spear Chastiefol, Form Five. It doesn’t have much impact. Diane and King aren’t powerful enough. Tearful and bloody, King apologizes to Diane for failing to protect her.

A test from Gloxinia

Drole tells Diane and King that they will, now be tested. Gloxinia says that they’re going to “outdo us.” Using Moon Rose Droplet of Life, Gloxinia revives Diane and King. Surprised, King and Diane can’t believe what happened. King thinks that they’re “making fun of them.” Gloxinia and Drole tells them that they’re going to “train them from scratch.” Drole tells them that they’re “too weak.” Still unconvinced, King doesn’t understand their motivation. Drole notes that they’re not demons. They were both former kings, Gloxinia of fairies and Drole of giants. After losing in battle against demons, they became part of ten commandments. They have changed again. Both, King and Diane agree to be trained. Gloxinia casts a spell.

Diane and King verses Meliodas

The spell puts Diane and King in the bodies of Drole and Gloxinia. They meet Meliodas and Elisabeth. King believes that they have been sent 3000 years to a past Britannia. This is before the ten commandments. They head to the Valley of Fossils. A battle is going on and they encounter, Calmadios the Piety of the Ten Commandments. I’m really interested in the narrative from the past. I’m wonder how this is suppose to train Diane and King. Will they actually get stronger psychically or mentally? If they end up fighting in this battle (which seems likely) the probably will learn by experience. Their first obstacle is Calmadios, a giant with six arms. I think he’s going to be a challenge.


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Dr. Stone Episode 16: Recap and Review


Season 1, Episode 16: A Tale for the Ages

Dr. Stone left us with a cliffhanger last week. Why does Ruri know Senku’s first name? The reason is simple but surprising. It’s because Senku’s father was an astronaut that managed to avoid being turned into stone. Ruri learn of his father (Byakuya Ishigami) through a tale that her mother told her. Senku’s father becomes an astronaut after failing the exam a decade earlier. While there wasn’t much excitement in this episode, I did find the bond between Senku and his father to be touching. While, Senku is often emotionless, his father appears to be the opposite. After achieving his dream of becoming an astronaut, Byakuya and his crewmates are in space when the green light arrives and petrifies humanity.

The mystery of the swallows

This episode reminds of that mystery in the form of the swallows. Senku was aware of the petrification of the swallows, prior to the transformation of the humans. Also, if the villagers are descendants from the six astronauts then some of them are related to Senku right? With three men and three women it seems obvious that they all pair up right? It’s clear that Ruri and Kohaku are related to Lillian Weinberg. Regardless, what will be interesting to see is if Senku has an emotional reaction to his fathers death. He certainly knows his dad died (it’s been over 3,000 years) but to be reminded that he never saw his father again might trigger some emotions.

Many more questions to asked

The green light event seems like it’s going to be a mystery that might be solved towards the end of the series, but we do need to be reminded of it from time to time. As is typical for a Dr. Stone episode more questions are raised than answered. Why isn’t their any technology? How come the future generations don’t know anything about science? Other than the married couple who pairs with whom? Did they try to save humanity from being in stone? How did they do? Dr. Stone keeps getting more interesting.


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My Hero Academia Season 4 – Episode 2: Recap and Review


Season 4, Episode 2: Overhaul

Being the eager person that he is, Midoriya calls Gran Torino. He asks if Torino will be willing to “take him in,” for Hero Work-Studies. Torino calls him a “useless successor.” It’s a little harsh, but Izuku doesn’t seem to upset over it. Torino tells him to contact All Might and ask him to introduce his former sidekick, Sir Nighteye. Meanwhile, Twice brings Overhaul to the abandoned factory for a meeting with the rest of the League of Villains. Overhaul is the young boss of the Shie Hassaikai, a yakuza organization. The yakuza had all but been eradicated during the All Might era. With his retirement and All For One’s imprisonment, Overhaul sees a opportunity to return.


Overhaul criticizes Tomura’s lack of planning. He argues that a “goal with no plan is a delusion.” Overhaul states that Tomura has “wasted” the potential of Stain, Muscular and Moonfish. He asks the League of Villains to join him. However, he lacks the funds to build his own organization. He believes he should be the next leader. Magne attacks him with her magnet pole. Overhaul kills her, after touching her arm with her finger. Magne upper body explodes into a pool of blood. Compress attempts to use his Quirk on Overhaul, but is shot with a bullet that cuts off his Quirk. Overhaul destroys his arm in response. Tomura then attacks. He’s avoids being shot. He uses his Quirk on one of Overhaul’s minions, turning him into dust.


The rest of the Shie Hassaikai burst through the wall. Since both sides have lost a man, Overhaul decides that both sides should stop. Despite Twice and Toga wanting to get revenge, Tomura agrees. Tomura plans to make Overhaul “pay” next time. One thing that makes My Hero Academia special is that the villains are learning to become villains, just like the heroes. Tomura leans on All For One for support the way Izuku leans on All Might. The villains also have a genuine love for one another. This isn’t typical for anime villains, who usually are already grown and barely care for one another. Furthermore, the leader of the villains (All For One) tends to see the lesser villains as being fonder or a means to a end. He’s interested in teaching Tomura how to be an effective villain.


Shota Aizawa informs Class 1-A that they will be allowed to participate in Hero Work Studies. Izuku asks All Might after class to introduce him to Sir Nighteye. All Might refuses, not wanting to talk to him as they didn’t end on good terms. He instead asks Mirio to do it. Mirio tells Midoriya that ” Sir is very strict and he must do his best to try and make him laugh before the end of the day. Sir Nighteye holds humor in high regard and Izuku must impress him on his own without too much of Mirio’s help.” Mirio is an odd guy, he’s more like All Might than Midoriya seems to be. Sir Nighteye on the other hand is a little scary. I have no doubt that he will accept Midoriya, I just wonder how much he tortures him before he accepts.

The Seven Deadly Sins Episode 1 : Recap and Review

Season 3, Episode 1: Light That Disperses Darkness

Meliodas and Ban, save prisoners from probable death at the hands of blue bird like demons. As they camp, Meliodas remembers that his power increases after he returns to his demonic form. However, this comes with a profound fear that he may lose himself. Ban and Meliodas head to the village of Camelot, where the Ten Commandments have made into their stronghold. Within that village, Peliodas, is a boy that hopes to become the Dragon’s Sin of Wrath. He learns that his father has been sacrificing travelers to the demons. Peliodas is understandable unwilling to accept this. He follows a yellow demon that has been receiving his sacrifices. He is short one man. So the demon decides that the villager that sacrifice the travelers must become one.

Peliodas interferes and is knocked to ground and brutalized by the demon. He asks his father and the other villager to fight. Ban, Meliodas, Gowther, Escanor, Merlin and Elizabeth arrive to save the villagers. The seven deadly sins easily defeat the demons, with Meliodas using his Full Counter to obliterate them. Ban tears the heart out of the yellow demon. The King of Liones appoints Howzer as the new acting Great Holy Knight, feeling that they need a new leader. He reveals to the 5 members of the seven deadly sins that he’s had a premonition. The Sins will “reassemble when the moon shines at midday and the fog hangs low in the royal capital.” In the Fairy King’s Forest, the last 2 members of the seven deadly sins, Diane and King encounter each other.

As I mentioned with my review of My Hero Academia, premiere episodes are often boring, as they have to do a lot in a short time. This episode of Seven Deadly Sins is no different. I’ll admit that I scarcely follow this series, and have seen small parts of episode. However, a action packed shonen series is exactly the type of anime I like. I going to give Seven Deadly Sins several more episodes to peak my interests.

Vinland Saga Episode 13: Recap & Review

Askeladd and his mother

Season 1, Episode 13: Child of a Hero

It’s clear at this point that Askeladd is Vinland Saga’s most interesting character. Originally presented as a greedy mercenary that only existed to be motivation for Thorfinn to get stronger, Askeladd has step up to be the most complex character. We learn that Askeladd has Welsh heritage. Before the credits, we see a young Askeladd carrying his pale nearly dead mother back to her homeland. Kept as a concubine by his father, Olaf, his mother was abandoned when she became ill. Askeladd begins his negotiation with the leader of the Brycheiniog forces. The relationship between Wales and the Danes is terrible. Askeladd reveals his heritage to create some trust between himself and the negotiator. One of the last descendants of Artorius, a famous former commander of the Britannia army in the 5th and 6th centuries.

His mixed blood allows him to “blend” in with the Danes. However, Askeladd secretly hates them. He plans on becoming an insider in Denmark, making Canute King and becoming a high member in his court. With this new power, he could create a treaty of non-aggression with Wales. It’s possible that Askeladd is making some of this up or at least his goal regarding Canute. Regardless, he manages to get the Brycheiniog leader to cooperate. This episode once again highlights the importance of bloodlines in this world. Canute, Thorfinn and Askeladd all hail from strong bloodlines. Askeladd and his men are permitted to travel through enemy land.

After some teasing from Thorfinn, Canute finally speaks. He tells Thorfinn that he’s not a coward. He’s merely cautious. Being aware of his potion as a prince, his “words have political repercussions.” In a foreign land he must be careful and doesn’t have the power to enter into treaties. The men all stop in, shock of the broken silence. Thorfinn’s lack of respect for him seems to have forced Canute to step out of his shell. It seems like being in such close proximity to Thorfinn may have a positive impact on Canute. That said some potentially harrowing developments are beginning. If Askeladd does indeed mean that he “hates” the Danes, then his men are going to be possibly betrayed by him at some point. Furthermore, Bjorn seems to be doubting Askeladd more and more. For now, he seems resigned to follow him. As they had north, winter begins to approach.


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Vinland Saga Episode 12: Recap & Review

In Vinland Saga Episode 12, The Ear using his ability to locate Thorkell and his men.
The Ear at work

Season 1, Episode 12: The Land on the Far Bank

Askeladd runs into a man fishing. He asks if the fish are “biting,” the man doesn’t care, he’s operates the ferry. Askeladd tells him that he wants him to deliver a letter to an elder. Thorkell’s men continue to pursue, Askeladd and his men are able to detect them. Or I should say that the man called “the Ear,” can detect them. We have seen him at work before, however, in this episode his skill are put in more focus. Vinland Saga manages to give it’s characters almost supernatural powers, without sacrificing realism. The “Ears” talents are pushing those boundaries, but I think the shows realism remains intact. Anyway, he is able to hear the soldiers and their horse march. He determines that they’re only one day behind on foot. The Ear quickly detects two men on horse back. Exposed, Askeladd says that they can’t win in a fight, they must keep running until the reinforcements he sent for arrive.

Ragnar feeling angry after Canute is disrespected.
Ragnar angry

Askeladd’s men are exhausted and worried. However, Askeladd says he doesn’t care. Bjorn asks him why he’s behaving so strangely. Askeladd explains that he’s able to read people, just by looking at their faces. When seeing Prince Canute he realized that he’s doesn’t have the “face of a king.” As Askeladd and his men continue to evade Thorkell they finally reach the reinforcements. Thorkell is shocked that Askeladd was aided by Wales. Thorkell explains the history of Wales, a small mountainous region to the west of England. It was never unified under a single country. In East of Morgannwg Kingdom of Wales, Askeladd and his crew. He tells Ragnar that they must walk to Gainesborough on foot. Ragnar hates the idea, mainly because the people of Wales hate them. Askeladd tells him that he has allies in Wales and he will have Thorfinn act as Canute’s guard.


The general of the Kingdom, Gratianus, will help them to Gainsborough. He makes it clear that the only reason that their helping Canute is to receive a “non-aggression” treaty. He asks him to swear that “once he (Canute) becomes King of England he wouldn’t interfere in the affair of Wales.” Canute is quite. He barely speaks and when he does, it’s only to Ragnar. Canute’s demeanor doesn’t garner much respect. He can barely look people in the eyes and twirls his hair like a child. He appears profoundly innocent, especially when you compare him to Thorfinn. As they continue to travel, they are attacked. As Canute looks around in shock, Thorfinn get’s really for battle.

This episode would be a let down for anyone that only cares about Vinland Saga for the epic battles. I think that the series willingness to slow the narrative down and focus on the larger world and it’s history is refreshing. Canute is barely noticeable but is slowly showing his personality. He’s appears to be the foil for the brooding, angry Thorfinn. Time will tell if he will be “corrupted” by the realities of the world, but I think he will serve as a contrast to Thorfinn. Vinland Saga manages to balance the history of the world, realism, and deep characterization with epic violent action.


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