Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: Television, Anime & Manga, Animation
For years, the supernatural forces of the Aragami have feasted on a steady diet of human sacrifices, which have allowed them to live peacefully among mankinduntil now. Evil is brewing, and they're craving their next victi... more »
O. Rivera | 08/17/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Blue Seed is the story of Momiji, the descendant of the legendary Kushinada princess and last hope for humankind against the plant-like monsters called Aragami. I really enjoyed this series. It has humor, sadness, action (you know, the stuff that makes anime great). The characters are well developed and the storyline in intriguing. However, the story does have a tendency to become more repetitive at the middle of the series. The ending was not disappointing, though. If you like action anime, I reccomend this."
A Classic with Ties to Japan's History and Legend!
Christopher Barrett | Portland, Oregon | 01/31/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"What a great show, the writing and story are superb. What I find of interest is that many of the themes and legends in this series actually tie into real Japanese myth. For example: Orochi-San was a legendary beast who demanded the daughters of a local village, and this is inserted into the anime.
Despite this show being produced in 1997, the hand drawn animation quality is still some of the finest (remember they didn't have cutting edge computer assisted animation then). The soundtrack is fantastic, with tunes that draw the viewer into the mood. The characters are likable and one becomes interested in and their lives. Momiji is a very likeable character, the class dunce who can help save the world. Kusunagi is another great character, one who evolves throughout the series. Add a great villain (though he only appears halfway through) and a couple of amazing twists and you have one of the best series produced in the 90s.
Viewing Preference: Japanese with English subtitles"
Theirs nothing blue about this show
Ronnie Clay | Winnsboro, Louisiana | 08/25/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The story is based on the Izumo cycle of Japanese mythology, the tale of the god Susanoo and the monster Orochi. The main character, Fujimiya Momiji is a descendant of the mythical princess Kushinada. When Japan is menaced by aragemi spawned by Orochi, Momiji is intended to be sacrificed to appease the aragemi."
L. K. Lam | 10/03/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I first heard about this anime was in the mid 90s. I did not watch it but my friends kept saying how good, how exciting this anime was. At that time, I was not interested in watching it. If I did not watch this anime, I would have regreted. It is because it is a really exciting anime. The story is complicating, though it never loses its track. No wonder this anime was taken as a high profile during the debut. Everybody was talking about it, at school, hangout, etc. In the middle of the story, I always wondered what would happen next and in the end. The monsters, aragami and another enemy, Susano ou are strong. One complicate thing is they are not joint enermies at all but it seems like they are up to one common desire. I do not say much about the story because I want you to watch the anime before knowing the result. Besides the fighting and the excitment, the relationship between Momiji and Kusanagi can stick you on the chair until you watch the ending. I do not find boring in even one of the episodes. Every single episode is so good and attractive that no one would like to wait for the next episode. Another good point about this anime is it makes you use your brain to figure out what is happening. There are jokes but not meaningless, lame jokes."