Blade and Soul First Impression ( The anime of the game in-name only)

Blade and Soul.

Or one of the two anime, I’m checking out because I want to play the game it was based on. But, don’t knock it off, the short description sounds exciting. Here, copied straight from anichart.

A thousand-year peace is coming to an end. The fledgling Wind Empire strives to overthrow the fading Stratus Empire and unite the four continents in a new era of equality–albeit an equality enforced by military might. Amid this mortal trouble and strife come the ancient Darksiders, with the nefarious Jin Seoyeon as the harbinger of their return… and with the people fighting among themselves, there may be no one to oppose their evil plans and save the world. “

Sounds amazing right?

Its just a damn shame that I can’t find a trace of this premise in the first episode. Its so different that I actually wondered if I got the wrong summary. So I did more googling and found another one. This time from MAL.

Aruka is an assassin for the Clan of the Sword. She’s on a journey to find the woman Jin Valel, who killed her master Hon. Jin is a demon-like woman who controls the Energy of Chaos and kills without feeling – not unlike how Aruka has learned to kill in her work as an assassin. On her journey, Aruka encounters three strange women, each great warriors in their own right, and grapples with her slain master’s wish that she leave the life of an assassin behind.

Meh. This one actually fits with the episode. If I read this first though, I won’t be seeing the anime.  But, since I already watched it, might as well put my impression.

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