3 X 3 Eyes - Legend of the Divine Demon (Geneon)
B- Sound: B- Extras: D Episodes: C
Fuji was just your everyday high school student, that was until Pai drop into
his life and his life ended. Pai the
last survivor of the mystic race, Sanjiyan (tricolops) which holds the secret
of eternal life. Yakamo soul is bound
with Pai's is unable to die or be killed and has become the guardian/protector
of Pai. Fighting against to stop the
resurrection of Kaiyanwan they search for the means to turn both Yakamo and Pai
human. Unfortunately after a certain
incident 'Pai' has lost her memories of the past and Yakamo after searching for
4 years finally finds Pai, but can he protect her from various demons who are
an older anime, there is no CGI or any cool effects, but the story is rich in
detail and as the characters struggle to against evil they discover mystic
powers, legends and the mystery behind the Sanjiyan's past.
Aside from Yakumo getting beat up all the time and getting
disemboweled, the story is interesting and quite grim sometimes, that not all
things go to plan and characters do get killed. But it make the story even more interesting
how it ties into ancient folklore and the characters discover the truth and
each other along the journey. This DVD
comes with an art gallery with fantastic art and character concept and design.
searching Pai for four years Yakumo finally finds her, but she doesn't remember
him... what is Yakumo to do?
2: The Key
and Pai journey to the land of the Holy Demons, Pai's homeland, will they find
the truth? Pai's past? As they journey
demon block their way and lurk in the shadows.
3: The Return
and Pai is in the Holy land, here they discover what happened to mystic race of
the Sanjiyan. But will Pai have the
courage and strength for the path ahead?
X 1 image is not bad with its stylizing, with color, definition and detail holding
their own in this format but not the best such Geneon release, and old to
boot. The Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo has
just enough Pro Logic surrounds in both languages to be enjoyed. There are no extras.
- Ricky Chiang