The Coffin Princess - Complete Collection (2014/Sentai Blu-ray
A+ Sound: B+ Extras: C Episodes: A-
and Akari are 'saboteurs' for hire when they are hired by the
mysterious (and more) coffin carrying white haired princess Chaika.
Together, they help her bizarre quest to find the remains of her
father, the former Emperor of the Gaz Empire, but they aren't the
only ones who are after the remains, secret organizations and
governments want the remains to unlock the Emperor's secrets.
Chaika: The Coffin Princess - Complete Collection (2014),
Toru, Akari and Chaika soon find themselves in the biggest adventure
ever. Toru and his (self proclaimed) step sister sister are
saboteurs, killers hired to do anything to complete their master's
mission, but after the war find themselves without jobs until they
are hired by the wandering Chaika. Chaika hires them to help her
find and collect the remains of the former emperor (whom has just
recently be defeated) after his 500-year reign. However, various
other groups and organizations want to stop Chaika because of rumors
that she will revive the dead Emperor, but also they want the remains
of the Emperor's body because it is super 'psychofuel' for powerful
This was a like a mix of Dungeons and Dragons with cute
anime characters. The story is the usual mysterious girl with a
quest against the world with romantic comedy on the side. As the
story unfolds, it is all a complex plot in which the characters
discover they being are used as pawns for the ambitions of greedy men
and corrupt governments. My only question is can you really call
something 'Complete Collection' when the series leaves on a
cliffhanger and there another part coming?
1080p digital High Definition 1.78 X 1 presentation is another gem
from Sentai throughout, while the lossless DTS-HD MA (Master Audio)
2.0 Stereo Japanese tracks bests the english version via its
naturalism. Extras include Japanese promos, clean opening and
closing animations, and trailers.
Girl Who Bears the Coffin - Chaika meets and hires Toru and Akari
to be her guardians and protectors.
The Lazy Man's Choice
- Toru, Akari and Chaika learns most of the emperor's body parts have
been separated and used for profit.
The Forrest Where the
Hero Dwells - Toru, Akari and Chaika search the forest for the
legendary hero that was said to control a Dragoon.
Dragoon's Wish - Toru discovers the shape shifting Dragoon
Frederica and she joins their crew for the chance to fight (and eat)
The Pursuer and the Perused - Toru discovers
another group who is after the Emperor's remains... a Red
Red and White - The Red and White Chaika team
up together (temporary) to escape those who are after them.
Valley of No Return - Toru, Akari, Chaika and Frederica enter a
valley where all their fantasies and nightmares come true.
of Consolation - Toru, Akari and Chaika run into a group of
thieves ...pretending to be her.
The Value of Memories
- It is Victory Day and it seems like everywhere magic psychofuel is
Fortress in the Sky
- Akari and Chaika get captured while investigating a fly
The False Princess
- Toru discovers an evil Chaika and that Chaika's memories were all
Those Left Behind
- With the revelation that 'Chaika' was a puppet for the late
Emperor, can they continue on their journey knowing that they are
pawns in a larger mystery?