The Epic Of ZektBach

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Synonyms: The Epic Of ZektBach: Daiisshou: Shamshir no Mai, The Epic Of ZektBach: Chapter 1: Shamshir Dance
Japanese: The Epic of Zektbach 第一章 シャムシールの舞


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 21, 2011
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: AIC
Source: Music
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 30 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 5.781 (scored by 21292,129 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #102482
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Popularity: #8780
Members: 4,182
Favorites: 5

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The story begins when the kingdom of Noigllado suddenly invades the small country of Azuelgatt and brings it to the brink of destruction. General Adnowell leads Noigllado's troops against Azuelgatt's final, remaining line of defense: the fortress Doroah, led by a skilled female warrior named Shamshir.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Nishikubo, Mizuho
Takamura, Maya
Original Character Design
Maeda, Minoru
Art Director
Furukawa, Hideki
Character Design


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Ending Theme

"Overture -Ristaccia- 序曲リスタチア" by Zektbach


Apr 7, 2011
Overall the anime wasn't bad for a short story. The character designs lacked originality as all the main women were nearly naked with large breasts and not dressed for the battlefield at all.

Where it shines though is past that, as the story is about a sword that is cursed or curses the wielder. It's a reminder about too much power in battle and not learning when you've been utterly defeated.

The strengths are the original plot dealing with a cursed sword, even though this sword seems to tap into the matrix. The idea of a dancing sword style and the fact that a strong woman ...
Apr 6, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Story 5/10
At first, with the interesting opening, typical narrator voice zoom, and awesome war scene introduction, this would seem to be a high rating anime/ova. However, after the intro the main action dies down, it awkwardly turns into some type of mystery and mass murder anime. As I'll say later in my analysis of the characters, the characters start to act like idiots (somewhat justifiably) in a way that emphatically annoys the viewer. It basically just leaves one irritatedly wondering "..." (see below).

Art 7/10
Although the main character and her sword are well done, the marching soldier computer graphics make one want to ...
Jul 27, 2011
Zektbach is the pseudonym for a bloke who makes fantasy themed electronica music. The music all comes together as part of a story of sorts in the forms of character CD's and so on. To expect a story of any real quality from these is perhaps asking too much. And, to be fair, the music is pretty cool, which is what he's selling. Lots of ladies doing chanting and all that. But still, the anime based of it is awful.

The story is about a woman with a magical sword who lazily swings it against hordes of heavily armoured grunts on CGI horses with terrible aiming ...


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