May 14, 2013
These two OAV is a resume of the 20 episode TV series of the same name so it tells in a very straight forward way all trhe story.
THe story is about a girl who is found with amnesia by Randy who as a child takes care of her giving her the name of Judy becoming lovers as time goes by.
The story then resumes with both of them as teenagers in Switzerland on the years previous to World War II.
In the begining we first meet the arrogant Count Gourmont who forcefully tries to make Judy his lover first locking her on his castle and later pursuing
her on her journeys.
Then the story moves on having great dramatic twists when Judy with the help of Randy starts looking for her past, her real identity and her parents, discovering that her parents were part of an anti-Nazi group to protect Switzerland.
The characters, despite being compilation OVAs, are well developed and every one of them play an important role not only in Judy's story but on Switzerland resistace against the germans.
The story has two sides, one being the drama around Judy and the other the political intrigue around Germany taking control over Europe.
The development of the story is similar to The Rose of Versailles in a lighter tone having more emphasis on the romantic drama.
On a side note is worth to mention that the opening song sounds out of place in the context and tone of the story being more fitting the ending song and a good choice with the maint theme song in the story called Alpen Rrose which is an anti-Nazi song sung on some of the more crucial moments of the story.
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