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May 23, 2017 12:56 PM
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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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Well that was predictable. The final fight went down as Akatsuki got his usual power up and Asagi playing her role as well.

The fight felt pretty fast paced at the end as well. Not too impressive imo. At least they kept the episode uncensored.
May 25, 2017 6:18 AM
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I am just disapointed Kiriha didn't join the final fight.
The final scene between Dimitrie and La Folia may hide for SS3.
Hope they will make a new season soon.
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May 25, 2017 10:57 PM
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Don't ask for links or where to find.
May 26, 2017 4:28 AM
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ryanstrike said:
I am just disapointed Kiriha didn't join the final fight.
The final scene between Dimitrie and La Folia may hide for SS3.
Hope they will make a new season soon.

Final scene was just to boost novel sales TV anime S2 never. Maybe someday we will get more OVAs but not soon.
Jun 1, 2017 11:49 PM
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What is that song that plays around 17:23 (basically right after he bites Glenda)?
I swear I've heard it multiple times in this anime but I cant seem to find it while flipping through the OSTs on youtube T_T
Jun 15, 2017 1:02 AM
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To be clear, STB has never been a real substantive series, but STBII was a pretty disappointing run. All the flaws of the first season only got worse.

1. Service

Yes, there was service in S1. But the OVA and now II have gone further out with nudity and sexual sound effects. It's become practically soft porn at junctures.

2. Plot holes

Of course they don't need to reveal everything, but it seems like plot advancement is out the window. The plot has ceased to make sense because they don't care to explain anything. Like what happened to that thing at the bottom of the lake after? What it is actually? At least add an episode so you can have time to round out each party's motivation too instead of hiding it behind obscure terms. And it's all too episodic with no relation going from one arc to another.

3. Routine

I don't think I need to explain this one. Take blood from new harem member --> new summon --> Yukina with signature line --> win. It's even worse that Akatsuki rarely uses anything outside of Regulus Aurum once he acquires new ones. And it's silly that every new summon he gets happens to be good for that one situation and almost never after.
Jun 26, 2017 5:33 PM
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Smh don't ask for links. We all don't understand Japanese so a translation would be nice. It's been out a month and still no English translation.
So many boobs in fairy tail, it's crazy.
Jul 11, 2017 4:56 PM
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To be honest this OVA wasn’t enough for the sole reason that there were too much new characters introduced for the quantity of episodes to have then properly flesh out, for example Kojou's grandmother, Aziz Iblīsbel, Shirona, Grenda, Yuiri & Shio and the girl that going by the reaction of Shio was apparently also a traitor who appeared magically(?) in this chapters as a villain/antagonist that disappeared conveniently after the bad guy got his a$$ handed to him...

And my last gripe directed to the author is… why is it that when Grenda turn came to be MC feast she has to change into Himeragi (I understand the need to arouse MC but she could have done that by herself) for me the scene was ruined because of that I wanted to see the whole time Grenda not an illusion of Main Heroine... Da' F*ck even as an illusion is c*ckbloking the other girls... *Sigh*

On a side note:
It was about dam time that his childhood friend learned the truth about him...
Aug 16, 2017 5:11 AM
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Really nice.
We saw a lot of naked girls in this episode.
Aug 16, 2017 7:48 AM

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Roy_Focker said:
To be honest this OVA wasn’t enough for the sole reason that there were too much new characters introduced for the quantity of episodes to have then properly flesh out, for example Kojou's grandmother, Aziz Iblīsbel, Shirona, Grenda, Yuiri & Shio and the girl that going by the reaction of Shio was apparently also a traitor who appeared magically(?) in this chapters as a villain/antagonist that disappeared conveniently after the bad guy got his a$$ handed to him...

And my last gripe directed to the author is… why is it that when Grenda turn came to be MC feast she has to change into Himeragi (I understand the need to arouse MC but she could have done that by herself) for me the scene was ruined because of that I wanted to see the whole time Grenda not an illusion of Main Heroine... Da' F*ck even as an illusion is c*ckbloking the other girls... *Sigh*

On a side note:
It was about dam time that his childhood friend learned the truth about him...


It's a beta harem protagonist, what did you expect, of course there's favoritism of the main girl. All protagonist has favoritism except Ryuu from Hare Kon, the only one
Aug 16, 2017 7:50 AM

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Needs a harem end, with him ending up having dozens of babies with them

Anyway, trash as always since episode 1 we're all just in it for the fan service

5/10
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Aug 16, 2017 1:20 PM

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Very disappointing second season not that the first was any kind of classic.. It was far too short. Especially in the final arc far too many random character turned up with no explanation I couldn't tell what the purpose of most of them were other than fan service.

I honestly I couldn't really care of there was a season 3 as this one was pretty much a waste of time. 5/10

Aug 20, 2017 7:16 PM
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i forgot how much i missed this series...

so many hot girls..


fuck...
Aug 26, 2017 4:53 PM

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And so it ends.

Can't say I enjoyed it as much as the first season, but it kept me mostly entertained nonetheless. I'd still watch another season.

7/10.


Aug 27, 2017 3:44 AM

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"Why did the Sinful God's vessel chose you?"
Kojou:"Because im the main character,duh..."
Aug 27, 2017 7:33 AM

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I want to say thank you Grenda for giving us Yuiri panty service.

Finally, Asagi learned about Kojou identity. Gajou was kinda smooth, making those subtle advances on Shio.

Aug 27, 2017 7:37 AM

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I really liked it. The fan service was good. Ending wasn't bad. Overall, I liked the anime.
Aug 27, 2017 10:21 AM

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Well, that was nothing... Lackluster compare to the already average main series.

4/10

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Aug 27, 2017 11:26 AM

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Oh that beautifully corny line, never fails to make me click my tongue at it XD
The resolution was as expected, and they even left off with a little teaser in case they wanted to make a season 3 as well, so all in all not bad for a continuation. So does Grenda stay in China, or do they bring her along to the island as well?

Glad Asagi finally found out about his "sceret" identity. And that ominous second priestess of Cain or whatever they're called. Just wondering about the back story about the man stuck in that Node place though....

Hope they continue with this though, because OCD means I cannot leave anything unfinished :P
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Aug 27, 2017 1:18 PM
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And the ends it , so will there be another OVA of this thing?
Aug 27, 2017 5:21 PM

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I kind of felt this was half-baked with just an 8 episode ova which was supposed to be the S2. It should at least have 12 episode or something. Maybe it caught up to the manga who knows. But it was nice to see all the characters again. But the last episode was definitely rushed. 6/10
Aug 27, 2017 5:31 PM

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Sasuga.

It as okay, though this show way just okay to begin with. It's fun, got plenty of nipple service (which is rare in anime these days it seems). Forever our fight.
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Aug 27, 2017 10:14 PM

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I'm glad this is over with.

Face palmed so hard when they said that line, I just can't help it.
Asagi finally knows the truth about Kojo, I guess?

Not enough service this episode to actually make it fun enough to watch but I guess those naked shots were good service? XD

6/10, I just watch this for the fan service anyway.
Aug 27, 2017 11:13 PM

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Glad a few people in here agree, that STB2 is terrible. The first season was tolerable, but scrapped by with average reviews. This was crap, but was praised more. Why?! Took so long to air 8 episodes, no amount of lousy fan service could save it from redundancy. 4/10
Aug 28, 2017 1:47 PM
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This series is interesting in story but there's just too much gap between the episodes and a ton of unexplained stuff. Also i realized that the thing under the lake was just a familiar and not something huge. Imagine how powerful it could be if it's playing such a huge part in the story. I would watch a season 3 if it came out since this is pretty interesting just they should explain more stuff. 3/5
Aug 28, 2017 1:54 PM

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Finally it got subbed yesterday !. Ok episode

I hope they make season 3
Aug 28, 2017 3:53 PM

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Ah what the hell man, no adult Natsuki or Kiriha during the memory bit? Well that's disappointing.
Aug 28, 2017 7:42 PM
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Years ago when I watched the 1st season I enjoyed the show, this one turned out to be a big let down. Damn, taste does change with time I guess.
Final score: somewhat watchable but far from enjoyable.
Aug 29, 2017 10:05 AM

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2nd season end of 12 volume; thats mean we have 5 more left; maybe we have low change to get sequel [I hope so]
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Aug 29, 2017 3:37 PM

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Too fast pace overall but i still liked this obviously weaker than season 1 but still enjoyable

thumbs up for season !
Sep 1, 2017 4:13 AM

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I see they went an extra mile to make sure that this season was complete and utter garbage. 2/10.
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Sep 1, 2017 8:16 PM

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Grenda is so cute... I died over and over due to her over 9000 of cuteness.

Looks like it hasn't ended... but a sequel wasn't confirmed.

Wasn't enjoyable as S1 but well... it was a fine watch.

6/10

Sep 3, 2017 12:40 AM

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Oh yes! So many uncensored boobs!
5/5.


Sep 3, 2017 2:07 PM

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Little better than first season, story and ecchi got better, but still I did not get too attached to this anime.

Did they again leave out Asagi even when she saw his powers? come on!
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Sep 4, 2017 12:45 AM
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Who was the dude Kojou saw in the node/void?
Sep 4, 2017 6:39 PM

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Why are they all naked
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Oct 3, 2017 1:57 PM

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5/10 absolutely lackluster in every field including fan service.
Oct 15, 2017 10:16 AM
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Seriously, guys, it's ep8 and you still think this is season 2? You're all too frikin dense... Of course you missed half the plot since this ain't a direct sequel. Get a grip ffs.

And hey, for the dumboes out there hating on the service, seriously, after a season and 10 ovas, still with that stupid reason for hating? It's time for you to seek atention elsewhere... Unless youre all competing to see who's more retarded, stop it. It's a perverted show, it sells because of that and it will never change.
Nov 22, 2017 7:45 PM

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It's like you're married!

Grenda used every girl to "arouse" him...

From now on, this is my fight!
No, senpai. This is our fight!

A jealous Yukina is a cute Yukina.

5/10 (average)
Season 3 when?
Dec 2, 2017 11:22 PM
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The anime adaptation of this series does it no justice...at all. This is literally an overview with fanservice. I urge anyone that might remotely have interest in this series to read the LN if you can. There is so much more to all of this than just blood sucking harem shenanigans.
Dec 9, 2017 1:02 AM

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Looks like there'll be more anime adaptation to look forward to?

8/10, quite good!
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Jan 3, 2018 7:23 PM

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I've seen a lot of anime that have a good season 1 but a bad season 2. But this time, It didint happened. Strike the Blood II, didn't expected it to be this good. I enjoyed every episode of it unlike the past season.

The fan service are great. Multiple characters appeared on this 8 episodes alone. The final 3 episodes are very well done. Lot of backstory/plot being revealed.

Looking forward for a season 3 this 2018, hopefully.


Unexpected 8/10 from me.
Jan 3, 2018 10:35 PM

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finally got around to finish this since there isn't much going on, still trash as always but that's fine had no idea what was going on in this final arc but the fan service was decent

Strike the blood will forever be our fight.


also grenda is actually a 1000 year old dragon right? instantly reminded me of that once i saw her turn into.
Aug 25, 2018 12:42 AM

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I love Vatler so much !! He's insane but he's not really on the bad guy's side. His love for chaos and fun is somewhat relatable lol, plus he's good looking asf

Pretty much similar to StB season 1, but with actual nudity which is a plus for ecchi series. Making this an OVA format is the right decision imo. The whole "Iie senpai" is so self aware to the point it's so ridiculous that it just makes me laugh when they say that shit. Yukina x Kojou relationship dynamic hasn't change much, except for the show trying to force us into thinking they've took the next step by making them act couple-y in episode 7(?) in that hut, but Kojou also drank Asagi's used bottle nonchalantly so.. it doesn't work like that.

The pros are still the same, the cons are still the same as well, with a lot more girls now, very similarly looking girls (dark long straight hair). Not fond of an old man saying flirtatious words to underage kids, it's cringy when you're 40 and you say shit like "you're cute" to a 14 years old, especially when the 40 years old is a married man with 2 kids. (oh ye i also heard somewhere that when Kojou's mom got pregnant she was 16 lol, that old man got some loli fetish)

Still feel like this series is a wasted potential.
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Nov 1, 2019 12:38 PM

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2/10, same score as for the first season. At least the girls look hot, that's the only positive thing I can say about this.
Feb 28, 2020 6:40 AM
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I really hate how Koujo couldn't ever tell Aiba about everything clearly till now, just why...
Mar 7, 2020 4:17 PM

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Talking about command authority after they revealed themselves as traitors is the height of hairsplitting.

I wonder how the events would have played out, if Yuiri became Kojou's observer. Kojou and Yukina find time to act lovey-dovey even amidst a crisis.

The usual attempt of a terrorist to justify his actions. Like Kojou said, it's him who is warped.

All's well that ends well. And the cat is out of the bag now.
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May 28, 2020 7:04 PM
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koujo sure is a lucky guy, i mean he have many girls which can supply some blood plus powerful... hahaha
Sep 1, 2020 4:42 AM

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If they aired this like the first season, it would've flopped hard. What a shitshow. I don't even know what's the purpose of anything. Like for Kojou, what's his deal? What's his ultimate goal? Whatever, I'm gonna be generous for this cause I kinda like the visuals.

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Boring show. I have just committed myself to finishing all the seasons.
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