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Tsubasa: Shunraiki

Alternate title : Tsubasa: Spring Thunder Chronicle

Studio : Production I.G.

Length : 2 OAV

Year : 2009

Genre : Adventure - Romance - Magic - Fantasy

Synopsis :
Building on the storyline that began in Tsubasa: Tokyo Revelations, Syaoran and his party return to Kurogane's homeland of Nihon. Crosses over with xxxHolic: Shunmuki.

Added : 2009-04-10
Synopsis by : AJtheFourth
Last update : 2010-03-10
Last update details : Link added
Score : 7
Number of reviews : 1

Link(s) :

Official #1 : Kodansha's official site (Japanese)

Song(s) :

OP1 : Maaya Sakamoto - Sonic Boom

ED1 : FictionJunction YUUKA - Kikou no Mori

Release(s) :

2010-01-31 -- Episode(s) 1-2 by AnimeOne & Diffusion. BT Link
2010-01-31 -- Episode(s) 1-2 by AnimeOne & Diffusion. BT Link
2009-08-05 -- Episode(s) 2 by AnimeOne & Diffusion. BT Link

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Posted by : AJtheFourth
Posted on : 2010-03-09        


The Tsubasa Shunraiki OVA should come with a giant warning label that reads, ĎFor fans who are caught up with the manga chapters ONLY.í If the viewer is not caught up, watching this will not only spoil them, but also leave them hopelessly confused.

The storyline for this two-part OVA picks up miles ahead of where Bee Train left off with the television series, which was morphing into itís own anime original retelling anyway, and a bit further than the Tokyo Revelations OVA. Since itís at the tail end of an important battle, even those well versed in the manga may be confused as to why they chose this particular spot to begin the story. It helps if youíve seen Tokyo Revelations, but you wonít fully understand whatís going on unless youíve actually read the Tsubasa: Chronicles manga, where animating these key scenes may help to better understand the manga. Unfortunately, the abruptness to which the viewer is thrown in alienates a lot of people. Aside from this problem, the Tsubasa Shunraiki OVA is excellent in both the story it tells, and the production values that bring it to life.

Shunraiki is animated by Production I.G., who also animated both xxxHolic television series, and the companion crossover OVA, xxxHolic: Shunmuki. They do an excellent job, especially with the framing of each scene, and the transitions. Shunraiki has a few dramatic fight scenes, and these are only enhanced by the seamless artwork. The background music also adds a lot, though the opening and closing themes are forgettable.

Thereís not much to be said about the characters or the story because if you arenít familiar with both already, you wonít understand what happens in this OVA, and it becomes just a pretty and well-animated hour of confusion. I am familiar with the manga, and seeing these parts animated helped clarify the story a bit more, so for someone with the same familiarity level, I would give this OVA a nine; however, I canít imagine that a viewer watching this without all of the back story would give it anything above a six. Therefore, 7/10.




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