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Dec 7, 2018 10:39 AM

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This show is a clusterfuck. Both key elements, warfare and politics, are like written by a 12 yo who has zero knowledge about how neither of those work. One of the worst script and character writing I've ever seen. At some points I had to speed up the video simply cause I no longer could take the idiocy that was going on on the screen.
My score is 1/10, and if MAL allowed, i'd just rate it 0. Clearly not what I expected from a show that's being literally worshipped as world's finest masterpiece, which I believed it was, until i watched it. Makes me wonder if like two thirds of its worshippers are really anything more than just bandwagon.
 
Dec 26, 2018 11:19 PM

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vitaminB said:
This show is a clusterfuck. Both key elements, warfare and politics, are like written by a 12 yo who has zero knowledge about how neither of those work. One of the worst script and character writing I've ever seen. At some points I had to speed up the video simply cause I no longer could take the idiocy that was going on on the screen.
My score is 1/10, and if MAL allowed, i'd just rate it 0. Clearly not what I expected from a show that's being literally worshipped as world's finest masterpiece, which I believed it was, until i watched it. Makes me wonder if like two thirds of its worshippers are really anything more than just bandwagon.


Why stop at 0 bruh, why not -10?
"...our faces marked by toil, by deceptions, by success, by love; our weary eyes looking still, looking always, looking anxiously for something out of life, that while it is expected is already gone – has passed unseen, in a sigh, in a flash – together with the youth, with the strength, with the romance of illusions.” - Joseph Conrad ('Youth')
 
 
Mar 12, 2019 5:48 PM
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This show is everything anime should be; an impossible standard that will never be reached again.
 
Apr 16, 2019 5:04 PM

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Finished it in 1.5 months, absolutely brilliant. The ending is probably as perfect as one could imagine - the new generation is ready to live on and replace the legends of the previous epoch. Maybe the story will even go full circle - in the end, the deeds of men remain the same, regardless of the epoch.

As for the final episode, it just reassured my love for Oberstein. As he had said previously in the series, he was ready to die for the sake of the Kaiser without any hesitation, and he did it in order to buy Reinhard some time to die peacefully. Reinhard didn't even learn about Oberstein's sacrifice (if it was intentional, and I believe it was) on his death bed. In a way, Oberstein is a bit like Reinhard's loyal dog (in a good sense). Maybe it even explains the fact that the only living being Oberstein cared about besides Reinhard was his dog. I guess they just had a lot in common.
I don't really believe that Oberstein's death was not a planned suicide. In fact, it was true to his character - what happens with a shadow of a star when it goes out? The shadow disappears. It's a logical conclusion to Oberstein's story. In fact, every character in LOGH finds this kind of conclusion. I can't think of anyone, whose death was out of place. And as for the living - they have pretty much left to do!

I'm also happy that while this is the end of such a great saga and I will never be able to experience it again for the first time, I still have 52 prequel episodes to watch, and the mere thought of returning to the characters I love and care about warms my heart. I just hope that the prequels are as gorgeous as the original series.
 
Apr 29, 2019 12:43 AM

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St0rmblade said:

what happens with a shadow of a star when it goes out? The shadow disappears. It's a logical conclusion to Oberstein's story. In fact, every character in LOGH finds this kind of conclusion.
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Very nicely put. I never saw that quote as a metaphor for all of the characters. But it makes a lot of sense now.


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I still have 52 prequel episodes to watch, and the mere thought of returning to the characters I love and care about warms my heart. I just hope that the prequels are as gorgeous as the original series.


Not as gorgeous, but its good enough for anyone who is missing those characters. It's very heartwarming indeed, and the prequel OVAs end at a point where My Conquest is the Sea of Stars connects :)
So if you watched My Conquest is the sea of stars and then Overture to a New War before the main OVA, your viewing experience comes back full circle.
"...our faces marked by toil, by deceptions, by success, by love; our weary eyes looking still, looking always, looking anxiously for something out of life, that while it is expected is already gone – has passed unseen, in a sigh, in a flash – together with the youth, with the strength, with the romance of illusions.” - Joseph Conrad ('Youth')
 
 
May 2, 2019 10:08 AM

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St0rmblade said:

what happens with a shadow of a star when it goes out? The shadow disappears. It's a logical conclusion to Oberstein's story. In fact, every character in LOGH finds this kind of conclusion.
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Very nicely put. I never saw that quote as a metaphor for all of the characters. But it makes a lot of sense now.


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I still have 52 prequel episodes to watch, and the mere thought of returning to the characters I love and care about warms my heart. I just hope that the prequels are as gorgeous as the original series.


Not as gorgeous, but its good enough for anyone who is missing those characters. It's very heartwarming indeed, and the prequel OVAs end at a point where My Conquest is the Sea of Stars connects :)
So if you watched My Conquest is the sea of stars and then Overture to a New War before the main OVA, your viewing experience comes back full circle.


Another quote from Oberstein on this topic from episode 26:
"Shadows must accompany their light. But if the light dims... Don't the shadows, too?"
He just foreshadowed his own death, wow.

As for the Gaidens, I finished them today and they're pretty great, I should say. It was very pleasant to see cameos by different characters destined to be the core of Reinhard's and Yang's team in the future. And they end right before the films and the beginning of the main OVA, which is pretty nice too.
 
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This show is a clusterfuck. Both key elements, warfare and politics, are like written by a 12 yo who has zero knowledge about how neither of those work. One of the worst script and character writing I've ever seen. At some points I had to speed up the video simply cause I no longer could take the idiocy that was going on on the screen.
My score is 1/10, and if MAL allowed, i'd just rate it 0. Clearly not what I expected from a show that's being literally worshipped as world's finest masterpiece, which I believed it was, until i watched it. Makes me wonder if like two thirds of its worshippers are really anything more than just bandwagon.
Then this is clearly not your cup of tea isn't it?
Even though this was an adaptation of an award-winning manga series, I think a lot of the characters were very well-developed (even if there are over 300 characters in total).
Plus this show is meant to be slow and meticulous with the notion that you should pay attention to every single detail being presented, which for me made this show one of my absolute favorites because I like a show that can present a good/great story (my other favorite being Avatar The Last Airbender). If slow and meticulous isn't your thing then there's plenty of other shows for you to watch.
 
May 6, 2019 11:42 AM

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Then this is clearly not your cup of tea isn't it?
Even though this was an adaptation of an award-winning manga series, I think a lot of the characters were very well-developed (even if there are over 300 characters in total).
Plus this show is meant to be slow and meticulous with the notion that you should pay attention to every single detail being presented, which for me made this show one of my absolute favorites because I like a show that can present a good/great story (my other favorite being Avatar The Last Airbender). If slow and meticulous isn't your thing then there's plenty of other shows for you to watch.
You enjoyed the show, good for you, i don't mind nor do i care, feel free to make your own post and talk about it or your other favs to your heart's content. You literally don't have to shove your opinion down my throat or to tell me what is and what isn't my cup of tea, I can decide for myself.
 
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honey--mint said:
This show is a clusterfuck. Both key elements, warfare and politics, are like written by a 12 yo who has zero knowledge about how neither of those work. One of the worst script and character writing I've ever seen. At some points I had to speed up the video simply cause I no longer could take the idiocy that was going on on the screen.
My score is 1/10, and if MAL allowed, i'd just rate it 0. Clearly not what I expected from a show that's being literally worshipped as world's finest masterpiece, which I believed it was, until i watched it. Makes me wonder if like two thirds of its worshippers are really anything more than just bandwagon.
Hey, can you delete this post so people don't have to read it when they finish the show and want to talk about it
 
May 12, 2019 7:34 AM

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Hey, can you delete this post so people don't have to read it when they finish the show and want to talk about it
Hey, I'm sure you noticed, but this is not a fan thread. If you can't handle the fact of people having opinions different from that of yours in general title discussion it's not really my problem.
 
May 12, 2019 8:36 AM

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honey--mint said:
eglepe said:
Hey, can you delete this post so people don't have to read it when they finish the show and want to talk about it
Hey, I'm sure you noticed, but this is not a fan thread. If you can't handle the fact of people having opinions different from that of yours in general title discussion it's not really my problem.
Most people enter this thread through the LOTGH main board, it's just also listed in general discussions.
 
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eglepe said:
honey--mint said:
Hey, I'm sure you noticed, but this is not a fan thread. If you can't handle the fact of people having opinions different from that of yours in general title discussion it's not really my problem.
Most people enter this thread through the LOTGH main board, it's just also listed in general discussions.


Well it is an episode discussion, and she posted her personal opinion so it's okay. The only part of the post I have a problem with is the attack on the fanbase, but that's alright. We all have those moments..

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Another quote from Oberstein on this topic from episode 26:
"Shadows must accompany their light. But if the light dims... Don't the shadows, too?"
He just foreshadowed his own death, wow.

As for the Gaidens, I finished them today and they're pretty great, I should say. It was very pleasant to see cameos by different characters destined to be the core of Reinhard's and Yang's team in the future. And they end right before the films and the beginning of the main OVA, which is pretty nice too.


That's the quote I was referring too. Nice observation there.

Yeah, the prequel OVA's are very nice, overall.
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"...our faces marked by toil, by deceptions, by success, by love; our weary eyes looking still, looking always, looking anxiously for something out of life, that while it is expected is already gone – has passed unseen, in a sigh, in a flash – together with the youth, with the strength, with the romance of illusions.” - Joseph Conrad ('Youth')
 
 
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eyerok said:
eglepe said:
Most people enter this thread through the LOTGH main board, it's just also listed in general discussions.


Well it is an episode discussion, and she posted her personal opinion so it's okay. The only part of the post I have a problem with is the attack on the fanbase, but that's alright. We all have those moments..
It's just a bit of a bummer when you're excited to talk about a show you just finished and the post on top is some low effort contrarian crap. I guess we'll get a new page soon enough.
 
May 18, 2019 10:26 AM

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I think Gigguk said it perfectly during his video about classic anime

"One of the greatest stories to have been told in the history of anime"
"A tale so grande, no other anime comes close to the scale, depth and density of the saga told here"
"A one of a kind experience you can't find anywhere else in this medium"
"A full-length epic you gradually immerse yourself into"

If you find shows boring quickly or you're into faster-paced, more action-packed anime then this show isn't for you.

You don't need to be an elitist or a smug prick to like this show either. This show can be enjoyed by anyone.
 
Jun 2, 2019 9:34 PM

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This one took long enough... I started this back in 7/7/2008, had in on hold forever, restarted it a few years ago and finally finished it.

I'm having a hard time giving this a 10 because the animation just isn't up there with others even at the time it was made, but everything else about it is masterful.
 
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Reinharto-sama (ಥ﹏ಥ)
 
Jun 10, 2019 2:33 AM

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I"m glad I took an eye for this magnificently beautiful series.
All those dramatic experiences were an unforgettable experience for me.
9/10

RIP Oberstein, he's one of my favorite character from this series beside Reuenthal
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Jun 13, 2019 2:47 AM

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What an epic series all around. I remember enjoying all of the episodes except one, if I recall correctly it was episode 70 when Yang re-took the Iserlohn Fortress by making the Imperial Admiral look like a retard.

I did not expect Oberstein to go out like that and I like that they left it at our judgment whether he wanted to protect the Kaiser or it was a miscalculation.

The Kaiser sadly succumbed to the illness but he managed to leave an offspring behind. His death empties my emotions.

Epic series all around, 10/10. Reuental was the best character of this show, then followed by Reinhard. Mittermeyer is a strong candidate as well.
 
 
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Die Sage ist vorüber, die Historie beginnt.

I don't know how I'm supposed to feel now.. 10/10
 
Jul 26, 2019 4:27 PM

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After re watching I could say I really HATE Julian he is every thing I despise about Yang x1000 In fact I dislike the whole yang crew except dusty and yang,Julian is a shitty mary sue copy cat ass character and I hate him with a passion because of them this show is a 8 instead of a 9 thanks to the awesome admirals on the empire side.
 
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I’m very impressed with this show. I started it groaning that it was really long, considering it takes me so much effort to even watch anything over ~26 episodes, but the details for the characters and plot was well worth the meticulousness.

On the other hand, I will say that is not an absolute perfect piece due to the overload of details as well... I believe in some of the beginning or middle episodes there could have been dialogue shaved to strengthen the piece. I wouldn’t say any of the episodes (besides the two about Terra, which would have better fit as a special imo) are unnecessary in its entirety, but I can’t help to wonder if this wouldn’t have benefitted from dropping a culmination of lines or short battle interaction sequences to make for a tighter story.

That being said, the rest of it was absolutely incredible. I walked into this critical, and honestly poked fun at it in the start, but ended up falling in love with quite a few characters. Yang was definitely the star for me, but so many have a lot of brilliance. Shout out to Oberstein thinking about his dog in his last moments and being amazingly impartial despite all the pushback he constantly received due to natural human emotion and suspicion of his calculating personality.

I would certainly like to rewatch this and detail where exactly I felt the small pockets of lull for me were personally, but I will say the last 30 episodes were perfection, as with the majority of the run time. I’m quite humbled and shocked this anime made it into my lower top 10.

9/10
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I coul read this thread again and again and again. I love LOTGH. I think i'm re-viewing it for the 4th time now. I watched the remake to compare after finishing s1 and it was not bad. If that makes the original more well known, glad to hear.

Otherwise LOTGH is a speechless experience. Something which I speak about to any friend, colleague or person with whom I speak about anime.

A must see.
 
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What a great, grand saga. Almost every character is memorable. Oberstein, loyal to the end, probably goes down as many's favorite character. Mittermeyer would be my choice, who I'm sure will make sure that the Lohengrann dynasty stays strong in the years to come.

Reinhart's end although sad felt almost inevitable, even though I didn't want to believe it had to be so. He died like Alexander the Great, young, and after having conquered the known world.

By the way, they really could have milked his death scene, it is the pinnacle of the series, and we only get a few seconds of reactions to his death before it switches over to Julian, I was ready to shed some tears, but that kind of ruined it.

Overall this series and episode were fantastic, thought-provoking, pretty much every plot thread was tied up by the end. And although the ending was bittersweet it felt appropriate.
 
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finally completed it an loved the ending
3rd best anime ive seen
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after having rewatched it, id say LOGH is now tied for my all time fav anime

Oberstein did nothing wrong
 
 
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I very much enjoyed this Shakespearean esque space opera of a show. Oberstein did nothing wrong, and Death to Republicanism!
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Nov 16, 2019 12:48 PM
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Third rewatch of it,still holds up the same and you notice so many visual hints and metaphors all throughout.

THE most complete and ambitious anime series ever made,bar none. Gaiden was a interesting watch as well and it has more of that adventurous feel like the first season of the main series,but its not as much of a shared vision.
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Nov 29, 2019 5:13 PM

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I just finished LOGH and wow... it was really amazing !

I don't have much to say, it was not perfect but the downs are completely nothing compared to all the good thing that LOGH had to offer !

Yes it is a very ambitious anime, the beginning was a bit hard to watch (about 15 episodes) but the rest was great.

It goes up in my top 10 !!

9/10
 
Dec 1, 2019 10:50 PM

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I thought the Grand Bishop left the earth
RIP Oberstein, he didn't make any mistakes. From his personality he knew exactly what will happen to him

The story ended after Reinhard's life ended

Dusty, Frederica, Julian
Hildegard, Wolfgang
Are the only main characters left in the end

I wished there's some kind of wrap up to show all characters that still alive
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I guess I should've gotten suspicious of a maniac that's carrying a mummy with him. Glad to hear that Josef didn't die.

Obersteins death was something already foreshadowed by himself. Given his words from back then it's so fitting that he acted as a bait. Selfless till the end, a man who lived for the empire. And that Reinhard didn't learn about this incident was also just consequent. Surprising was still the fact that had a dog at home. This kinda made me wish for a slice of life spin-off depicting his private life xD R.I.P.

And wow. Although I didn't like Reinhard quite as much as the good old Yang, his death still ended up being the saddest for me. He accomplished so much and everyone was there( well, only those still alive of course) yet it had something so tragic that he failed at things he really wanted. The scene with Felix and the ambition at the very end was also really nice.

My only gripe is that the final season felt rushed, especially towards the end, it easily could've been twice as long or at least with another additional 5 episodes or so. Having that said, it was still fantastic and this ending was without a doubt one of the most emotional ones I've ever seen.

Nonetheless one outstanding piece of fiction and I was honestly entertained for every single second. I mean, this series has it all. Grand world building, large cast of compelling characters, nearly perfectly paced( except for the last season as mentioned above) and dense plot with tons of interesting conversations. Some probably thought with all that came also a lot of unnecessary information, but imo it's that attention to detail what made this universe so fascinating and authentic. There was action, politics, "history", philosphy, drama, romance, comedy, a coming of age story. It offered so much variety and precisely that's why I think it's a series that can be enjoyed by most. I can't really think of anything similar in this medium.

And props to the narrator, he was the best guide you could think of and he provided a lot of the enjoyment.

I would like to write more, but I feel a bit scatterbrained because there's so much to say about this series that it's kinda overwhelming.

One last thing for sure, tho. LotGH is an easy 10/10
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I enjoyed the episode. My only gripe is that I wanted to see Yang finally put to rest on Heinessen.
 
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This is the best show I have ever seen. I have one complaint. I would of loved a scene of Fredrica finally laying Yang to rest on Heinessen! They talk about it a couple of times and I thought for sure we would of saw a scene along those lines!
 
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There was a lot to like about this show so I will lost some complaints.

1. The conspiracy plot with Phezzan and Terra was weak and shouldn't have even been in the show.

2. The free planet alliance cast is all garbage except for Yang

3. There were some major plot direction errors like killing off Kircheis instead of letting their relationship struggle blossom as Reinhard makes good and bad decisions.

4. Season 1 felt like the only season with any real strategy in battles.

5. Weak space battles.

6. Less talking about the occurences happening in the universe and actually SHOW US what is happening.

7. OP and ED for season 1 completely blew the others out of the water. Season 4 OP and ED are very bad.

8. Too many characters on the empire side. Would have been a better decision to focus on about half the cast size so you get to sympathize with them more.

9. Reurenthal revolt was dumb and forced.

10. Season 2 was bad.
Great show. 9/10
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I'm here just to say that I'm genuinely afraid that I will never watch anime this great again.

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𝑰𝒇 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒓𝒔 𝒍𝒐𝒏𝒈 𝒆𝒏𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉,
𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒓𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒄𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒅 𝒈𝒓𝒂𝒃 𝒐𝒏𝒆,
𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒈𝒆𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒍𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒂𝒍𝒍 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒅𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒎𝒔 𝒘𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒓𝒖𝒆.”

 
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Great (even if also sad) ending to a great anime!

I had mixed feelings about Oberstein throughout watching the show but also feel that he redeemed himself through his sacrifice for Kaiser Reinhard. He and the Kaiser himself are surely in Valhalla with the rest of their fellow comrades and even some honored members of the Alliance.

I've heard that people especially here on MAL thought very highly of this anime and I fully agree with them. I'll definitely rewatch the whole thing again, as well as watch the prequel and side stories. But I'm going to miss watching this every night for a while, I truly enjoyed it.

This series is definitely a 10/10 for me, perhaps even an 11/10!
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After all the praise I read, I somehow expected more depth regarding politics, philosophy and characterization in those 110 episodes.

But in the end, it is just like watching some superhumans duking it out among themselves. Philosophy, politics and the rest of humanity seem just like a decoration to the titanic struggle among the main characters, who are not that different regarding their methods. Expanding on someone like Job Truniht could have made the show more interesting I think, because he could have given the story some human conflict that feels real.

It is not bad, it has some great moments, but it has no real depth in my opinion. Even titanic struggles have been done better. Like in Hunter x Hunter Chimera Ant, because of the bigger emotional impact I felt...

Just my personal taste.
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FIRST of all R.I.P. to Yang Wen-Lii and Reinhard & to all those that died as well !

What a ride this one was, ngl there were some episodes that i found them boring but it was worth, i was so sure Reinhard was going to die but i tried to believe he wouldn't, but in the end i was wrong :/

10/10



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That was a pretty fun ride.

Not perfect by any means, but I surely enjoyed my time with it. It felt like I was actually watching a part of history in another galaxy play out. Glad I watched this show.
 
 
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This series deserves a solid 8/10, but I gave it a 9 because anime standards are pretty low, to be honest.

Space tactics were awful, they made combat episodes the worst aspect of a series about huge battleships firing at each other. Only the second season had some entertaining skirmishes, but they weren't even that spectacular (older shows like Gundam and Macross did a better job at this). The rosen ritters were also awful, they managed to make melee axe combat unexciting by succeeding every single time with no noticeable loses (at least Poplan's squad suffered some loses from time to time, poor Konev).

This show's not about action though, but about history, politics, and drama. But even that wasn't as flawless as some fanboys here claim: Some major factions like the evil space-zionists and the retarded Goldenbaum nobles were badly written, and there were some very campy episodes early on, and some very forced ones later on the series. The writing was often inconsistent, sometimes it was great, a few times it went above most people's heads, but many other times it treated the viewers as morons.

It's a very enjoyable and well written show, don't get me wrong, but this is no masterpiece.
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BrumaHobo said:

It's a very enjoyable and well written show, don't get me wrong, but this is no masterpiece.


I have seen on your profile that you have not seen much anime (I'm not saying it as a negative, you have many great things to discover).

But I think that when you watch more series you will discover that LOGH is an unrepeatable show and that it deserves to be considered a masterpiece (and not classify LOGH fans as "fanboys").

Elements like ... intense dialogues, extreme violence, unexpected deaths and around 30 characters with their own development (between 30-60 years old) are difficult to see in modern anime. (Although I also love school anime and "pure" entertainment!).

I agree that it is not perfect because basically "perfection" does not exist.
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Best series ever, hands down. I cried 3 times or more in the last 30 episodes. This series has made me have such a mix of emotions throughout the entire show. On the final episode I was speechless and I couldn't stop crying manly tears.
 
Jun 17, 4:19 PM

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Let me be honest guys. I went in wanting to hate this series. I was always tired of hearing all the praise this series got. As a big shounen fag, I wouldn't normally watch something like this normally. But it's really good. It's dense, it;s thought-provoking and I found myself attached to the characters before I realized it. Not many people I would recommend it to but if I think they could enjoy it I will. I didn't really enjoy it until I got the mid to late 20's and definitely mid season 2.

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Jul 3, 7:10 AM

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I expected more from Oberstein what a quick ending he got.So Reinhard died not knowing what Oberstein did and how he died?
Whaaat? Did his wife deliberetly lied to him or she hasnt heard about Oberstein yet? Also, before the cult leader died he said there are more people that want to hurt the Lohengramm family, but we could nott find out because Julian killed him right away. So who are those other bad people ?
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Jul 9, 10:16 AM

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"The legend ends, and history begins". Great end for such a masterpiece.

I’m very impressed with this show. Although this anime is mainly about history, politics, military tactic and drama, many other things (such as character development, romance, etc.) are handled quite well. Also, I'm glad this space opera doesn't have a drop in animation quality despite having 110 episodes.
 
Jul 23, 9:39 AM
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...And So the Space Saga has come to an end....*Cries buckets.* That final scene was just fucking Beautiful and kinda sad too. Easily one of the best and most satisfying endings ever seeing how complex it is. I Wouldn't call it THE Best show but easily one of the best, Most Epic and Complex show ever made.

They Wrapped Most of the Things well. I Didn't want Reinhard to die, but still he lived and died by his own will. I liked What Fraulein said later tho. Didn't Oberstein go down too, was it all Planned afterall? He died just like he lived too like Reinhard. Although Douche Arch Bishops dying was was so fun to watch mwahaha. I wanted Julian to die but whatever atleast he got a badass moment.

This is Basically "Star Wars mixed with Game of Thrones" and considering the Scale of the entire show i'd say its Larger than GoT yet its done Masterfully with such great detail its just shocking. Also wayyyyy ahead of its time. for the fact that its show from 1988! Best thing abt this show is probably its Moral Ambiguity which makes it fun to watch rooting for both sides, tho i always followed the Empire. All the characters are soo Fleshed out its very realistic in general.

Even tho this deserves a 10, i'm gonna give it a 9/10 due to various issues like pacing and like 20 eps of Reuntal and Mittenmier having their 'talk' lol.

This has been quite a Journey. I can talk all day abt this lol never the less still sad that it has ended. All good things have to come to an end unfortunately...

PEACE!
 
Jul 25, 11:53 PM

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Whelp, now time for the Gaiden OVAs.
 
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