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  • [Fall 2018] Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc and the Alchemist Knight Discussion Thread

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    ユリシーズ ジャンヌ・ダルクと錬金の騎士

    A show set during the Hundred Years' War in France where a knight previously studying alchemy at school is forced to flee and encounters the legendary figure who would turn the tide in the war.

    Airs: Sunday, October 7, 2018

    Studio: AXsiZ

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    During France's Hundred Years' War with England, Montmorency, the son of a noble, immerses himself in the study of magic and alchemy at a school for knights. However, after France's defeat at Agincourt, the school is disbanded and Montmorency is forced to flee. While on the run he meets a miraculous village girl named Jeanne.


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  • #2
    Episode 1

    Alchemy will save the world.

    This is pretty much introductions as Montmorency had big dreams of becoming an alchemist that can put an end to this war. But of course, things don't go as planned as he was just failing at alchemy, all while the academy was closed down after the English forces reach the place. At least he had some good friends. So for seven years, Montmorency had been studying. Interesting start here, but it didn't say much about the direction of this show moving forward.

    So I'll give it some more episodes here as this was just introductory stuff and the real test comes next when Montmorency and Jeanne meet.
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    Watching: Ghost Hunt, Seraph S2, AOT S2, DB Super, Toonami Stuff
    Simulcasts: BNF, TGL-R, GKY, SAO-3, TOA-I3, FTL-3, DDK, GSY, IRD, SBY, TSL, More TBD
    The only thing better than anime is sports. Get hit hard and you got JACKED UP! Or else it's a C'mon Man!

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    • #3
      Episode 2

      There are bigger things than boobs.

      So after an episode to introduce Montmorency, this one introduces Jeanne, and she's all too worried about her flat chest when there are bigger things to worry about like the English soldiers who were killing fairies left and right, all while there's La Hire, whose boobs make Jeanne so envious. Just when she was about to bite the dust, in comes the Philosopher's Stone that not only saves her life, but makes her a killing machine for three minutes. Pretty much, this was what I was afraid would happen after seeing the promo posters, but at least the story has some appeal.

      MyAnimeList | Avatar: Mai Sakurajima, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
      Watching: Ghost Hunt, Seraph S2, AOT S2, DB Super, Toonami Stuff
      Simulcasts: BNF, TGL-R, GKY, SAO-3, TOA-I3, FTL-3, DDK, GSY, IRD, SBY, TSL, More TBD
      The only thing better than anime is sports. Get hit hard and you got JACKED UP! Or else it's a C'mon Man!

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