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5 out of 5: Loved it!
 
25 60.98%
4 out of 5: Liked it
 
12 29.27%
3 out of 5: It was OK
 
2 4.88%
2 out of 5: Disliked it
 
1 2.44%
1 out of 5: Hated it
 
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05-26-08, 11:33 AM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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So the Kaiser really is like a puppet king. Considering the circumstances of his ascension I can see why he has no interest in politics. So that would technically make Klaus von Lichtenlade the real man in power even though he still has to go through Friedrich to get anything approved.

I like how Reinhard was able to easily get Flegel agitated. Flegel looks like the typical holier-than-thou priviledged aristocrat. His veiled threat to Annerose was pretty low. Whatever his plans are there's no way he can even stand a chance to Reinhard.
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06-09-08, 5:48 AM

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tainteddonut said:
I like how Reinhard was able to easily get Flegel agitated. Flegel looks like the typical holier-than-thou priviledged aristocrat. His veiled threat to Annerose was pretty low. Whatever his plans are there's no way he can even stand a chance to Reinhard.
Exactly.

It seems that Reinhard doesn't mind bending over backwards for his sister at all.

Leaving a cane with an explosive though? He should have stayed longer and at least he could have brought a gun and kill Braunschweig in person if he was going to die anyways. Also, I noticed that he used a pistol to commit suicide, seeing as there was only one hole in his head.

Didn't Marquis mention his "children" earlier in the episode? And then no heir?... It's not like his "children" died in the time between his meeting with Brauschweig & Flegel and the party. >__>;;

It was getting pretty suspensful with the countdown there. ;D

I can't tell is Kircheis is attracted to or reppeled from that baroness. Maybe I'm just fantasizing again. -_-;;

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08-07-08, 7:03 PM

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Didn't Marquis mention his "children" earlier in the episode? And then no heir?... It's not like his "children" died in the time between his meeting with Brauschweig & Flegel and the party. >__>;;

That is pretty odd. Illegitimate children, maybe? Or he could have been lying to Braunschweig about his children... although I can't imagine why. And that sort of thing would normally be common knowledge.

Interesting information about the Kaisers, at least. We've spent a lot of episodes in the Empire recently - which is perfectly fine with me. I'm still a lot more interested in Reinhard than Yang.
 
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10-28-08, 12:21 PM

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Why did he leave the cane such a visible place? If the servants in Braunschweig's mansion worked better it would have been carried away very quickly. And what was security doing?
 
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05-30-09, 12:14 PM

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The assassination plan was so lame... he actually expected it to work? o.o
 
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07-25-09, 1:47 PM

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Lol at the assassination plan, so lame.
 
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07-27-09, 2:59 AM

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naikou said:
LoveWifeLunch said:
Didn't Marquis mention his "children" earlier in the episode? And then no heir?... It's not like his "children" died in the time between his meeting with Brauschweig & Flegel and the party. >__>;;

That is pretty odd. Illegitimate children, maybe? Or he could have been lying to Braunschweig about his children... although I can't imagine why. And that sort of thing would normally be common knowledge.

Interesting information about the Kaisers, at least. We've spent a lot of episodes in the Empire recently - which is perfectly fine with me. I'm still a lot more interested in Reinhard than Yang.


I agree, the Empire is very interesting with all the backstabbing and, now, assassination attempts. It's also interesting watching Reinhard rise in power.

However, I still like Yang. It's just that it feels as though not near enough as time has been spent on his character compared to Reinhard. Of course, there still ALOT of time left in this series.

It's getting better with every episode.
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08-04-09, 3:08 PM

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Imperial terrorism? Oh geez.

It was interesting to get some background on the previous kaisers, and on Frederich who became Kaiser out what may appear to be sheer luck from his brothers' fighting over the succession of the throne. I'm also enjoying how the show as a whole is getting better with the next episode.
 
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09-13-09, 5:03 AM

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Deux ex machina ftw?
So just at the moment when the bomb was about to explode, a granny fainted and of course Reinhard just decided to use the bench where the cane was located.
And well of course Kircheis was so stupid that he couldn't figure out that the cane was a bomb, even if noticed that the old man did have a cane when he come to the party and even if he knew that he was fallen noble (or something like this).

Ridiculous. But what is the most ridiculous in this episode is that:
This plan was so lame, really, but it could have been a real success without this ridiculous deux ex machina.
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09-20-09, 11:24 AM

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There was a short dialogue at the end that made me scratch my head. Klopstick has set his palace on fire and shot himself. Outside Brauschweig ask the the imperial troops' captain "why aren't you shooting", and the captain points at the statue of the honored Lord Rudolf as excuse. I'm just wondering, what were they supposed to shoot at? A burning house? Wooh, that's worth wasting bullets on. Someone didn't think too hard about those lines, I think. Unless the translation is completely off, of course.

And yeah, the assassination plan was stupid.

I quite liked the baroness though. Interesting character. Assuming his love for Annarose doesn't work out, Kirchheis could do worse than her.
 
12-19-09, 10:01 AM

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^ yeah, there was probably some translation errors ))

but anyway, it was a nice episode..
new chick introduced
 
06-15-10, 1:18 AM
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07-24-10, 9:04 PM

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Just now watching this and i got confused, probably because of the bad animation, about the part where blondie brat gets out of the car.

Did he really hit the old geezer or is that old man just senile and was starring randomly at him?
 
08-17-10, 3:37 PM

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Peralisc said:
Just now watching this and i got confused, probably because of the bad animation, about the part where blondie brat gets out of the car.

Did he really hit the old geezer or is that old man just senile and was starring randomly at him?

haha i want to know that too,i didn't get that scene either

again,this was a good episode,so 4/5

the old man kinda lost it,he wanted to kill everyone by blowing up the palace?couldn't he just put poison in the drinks?

by the way I have a question,why does this look like it's taking place in 1810 in Russia?

this is supposed to be 1000 years into the future,did they think that acting like that is cool?or it's just a cliche from the writer..."let's combine the old and the SF"
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11-15-10, 11:14 PM

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I saw it coming, he committing suicide.
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02-16-11, 9:56 AM

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This was actually a really good episode, even with the admittedly lame assassination attempt. The countdown was pretty tense

Good to see Kircheis's crush on Annerose still cropping up when they meet :-D Although the Barronness would be an excellent alternative...the poor guy's spoilt for choice!
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03-29-11, 8:06 AM

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'It just that after being barked at by so many ill bred dogs, every now and then I take a kick at one, for that dog's own good.'

What a great comeback.
 
07-09-11, 12:28 PM

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Nice episode
 
07-29-11, 11:58 PM

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I know it was lame, but I was hoping that the bomb would at least kill von Braunshwieg.
 
08-19-11, 10:49 AM

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Same old political struggle, repeated every day in every country. These aristocrats cling to their perception of power, arbitrarily materialized by whatever objects their culture prescribes value to. As their influence goes up and down, to match social standing, the parasites hatch ridiculous plots like this. Maybe if their image were dictated by merit then the schemes would be well thought out. They are in a culture so driven by transparent posturing, that the resulting upper-class wields an intellectual sophistication roughly equal to a rodent.

I was a little creeped out by Kircheis staring at Annerose. I know he's a nice guy, but those eyes were a little too wide and unflinching.

clannad4ever said:
by the way I have a question,why does this look like it's taking place in 1810 in Russia?
If I remember right Rudolf Goldenbaum, the guy who changed the Galactic Federation into an Empire, insisted on that. I think he popularized Norse mythology as a religion, and the German Empire under Bismarck as a culture. Since Rudolf is basically a godlike symbol in the Empire, his hobbies and interests are at least superficially adopted by everyone who wants to appear loyal. Over time I guess they became the norm.

At some point there's this in-universe documentary about it.
 
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