Jan 22, 2008
Arilayna (All reviews)
I felt this series could have been much better. There was a lot of potential to have good character development and an interesting story, but six episodes just didn't do it. The synopsis of the series sounded compelling, but the "magical accident" is little more than a one-line myth designed to explain away something the writers clearly couldn't think of a better reason for. The same with the story between Cesilia and Falis. The connection between the two is weak and cliche...which is something I found myself saying about the plot in general as well. It was very predictable. By half-way through episode two I felt it was pretty clear what would happen and it wasn't exactly an innovative plot hook. Other than the first episode, the fight scenes were repetitious and really left something to be desired. The princess who seemed so strong in the first episode really stop being a strong fighting character pretty quickly as she is swatted around numerous times and spends a lot of time (for a 6 episode series) on her back.

While my review may sound a touch harsh, I didn't find the series completely terrible. It just wasn't great, either. I thought the music was good and really helped moved scenes along. The idea of a killer princess is kind of misleading in this series and has been done better elsewhere. Murder Princess is ok for a one-shot, but really, it could have been better.