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Books: Spirit Chronicles

By Shelley Pallis. Yuri Kitayama’s Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles has several different beginnings, and to be frank, I am not sure that it has stopped beginning yet, even…

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Seirei Gensouki - Spirit Chronicles Omnibus 4

It isn't that uncommon for a film (anime or otherwise) adaptation of a book to not do the best job, but the Seirei Gensouki – Spirit Chronicles' anime…

Anime News Network - Views

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~SPOILER FREE~ SUMMARIZING THE YEAR! 2021

2021. What a year, huh? I was injured for most of it, especially during the early months, so I watched a lot more anime than usual. Went back…

Please, no hate.

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Seirei Gensouki

Sighs. I guess the year 2021 must be a very lonely and empty year for Sword Art Online (SAO) fans since no sequel or spinoffs under that popular…

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Seirei Gensouki - Spirit Chronicles Omnibus 1 - 3

You've watched the anime, but how do the original novels measure up? Rebecca checks the first six novels out in their new omnibus release format.

Anime News Network - Views

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Seirei Gensouki / Spirit Chronicles Review (Spoiler Free)

Let’s check out another fantasy anime from last season – Spirit Chronicles. As a big fan of the fantasy genre, isekai or not, I gave this and several…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

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Animecast: Summer 2021 Anime Season Review Part 1

With the wrap up of the Summer 2021 Anime Season, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give their reviews of 13 amazing titles for…

Otaku Spirit

Animecast: Summer 2021 Anime Season Review Part 1

With the wrap up of the Summer 2021 Anime Season, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give their reviews of 13 amazing titles for…

Otaku Spirit

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~SPOILER FREE~ FINAL THOUGHTS: SUMMER 2021

The season of Isekai is here! I swear I skipped watching a big chunk of this season’s Isekai, but I still ended up watching five of them somehow.…

Please, no hate.

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Seirei Gensouki Anime Series Review – High Potential But Limited Pay-Off For Anime Only Viewers

Having reached the end of the Seirei Gensouki anime I made it kind of clear in my episode review I was disappointed with how it ended. But, looking…

100 Word Anime

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The Importance of the Final Impression

With the recent ending of Seirei Gensouki which kind of left a sour taste in my mouth at least, I decided it was timely to revisit my thoughts…

100 Word Anime

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 12 Impressions – It Literally Just Stopped

Seirei Gensouki has brought its season to an end. Kind of. Maybe. It was the last episode at least and MAL says it is done. That pretty much…

100 Word Anime

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 11 Impressions – The Tears of a Silver Bride

Seirei Gensouki has Rio learning the hard way that things don't stand still while you are away. Which is kind of nice that Claire's life has continued despite…

100 Word Anime

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 10 Impressions – An All Round Amazing Spirit For An All Round Amazing Protagonist

Seirei Gensouki has Rio learning the hard way that things don't stand still while you are away. Which is kind of nice that Claire's life has continued despite…

100 Word Anime

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My Experience Following Two Light Novels Turned Into Anime This Summer Season: Realist Hero and Seirei Gensouki

Justin is visiting the blog today to share his thoughts on two light novel adaptations this anime season. He'll be discussing how Seirei Gensouki and How a Realist…

100 Word Anime

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 9 Impressions – We’re Back To The Beginning

Seirei Gensouki feels like we're definitely backtracking. Rio's gone on this grand adventure to his mother's homeland and now we're turning around and walking back though with skills…

100 Word Anime

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 8 Impressions – How To Take The Wow Away From Your Reveal

When you title your episode "Royal Lineage" you aren't leaving much to the imagination and thus any potential surprise is killed before the opening credits as Rio's heritage…

100 Word Anime

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Seirei Gensouki, or, “Fourteen-Year-Old Giga-Chad (Who’s Definitely Not Kirito) Steals All Your Girls.”

…Chuck Norris has got nothing on Kiri– err… Haruto! Hi! Remember me? No? Well, uh, I’m gonna keep writing anyways. And if you do remember me for some…

The Unpopular Poplar

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 7 Impressions – Homecoming And B List Bullies/Villains

Another episode, another new village for Rio in Seirei Gensouki. He's finally made it to the region his parents came from. This week we watch him settle in…

100 Word Anime

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 6 Impressions – Bare Knuckled Wyvern Fighting

Seirei Gensouki has a few weaknesses this week but it doesn't undermine what is inherently a fun story. Also, how many different outfits will they put Rio in?…

100 Word Anime

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 5 Impressions – Why do all the anime girls love putting their hands on Rio?

Seirei Gensouki continues to be my favourite isekai to watch during the Summer 2021 season though I'm a little stuck in wondering what direction the story is about…

100 Word Anime

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Summer 2021 First Impressions – Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles

Streaming: Crunchyroll Episodes: 12 Source: Light Novel Episode Summary: Rio is an orphaned boy living in the slums, biding his time until he can find the means to…

Season 1 Episode 1

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 4 Impressions – Shopping For Pasta and A Dazzling Travel Montage

Episode 4 of Seirei Gensouki takes Rio on a trip where he encounters pasta, an assassin and a travel montage. But it all kind of works as his…

100 Word Anime

Episode 712: Summer 2021 Previews #2

This week on Anime Pulse we got a spackling good time, video games that became anime, and being so ugly you get denied hero status. Up first Joseph…

Anime Pulse

Summer 2021 Schedule

Sunday Love Live! Superstar!! 19:00 NHK-E (07/11) Getter Robo Arc 21:00 AT-X (07/04) Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru. 21:30 AT-X (07/04) Tian Guan Ci Fu 21:30 Tokyo MX (07/04) Shinigami…

Random Curiosity

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 3 Impressions – Blame the Commoner

Episode 3 of Seirei Gensouki seems to have wrapped up Rio's time at school. I still kind of wish the side characters had a bit more personality about…

100 Word Anime

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2021 Summer Premiere Digest

This summer's a strange one, with a few particular standouts and several shows coming late to the party. Let's see what's happening!

Anime Feminist

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Seirei Gensouki - Spirit Chronicles

Seirei Gensouki - Spirit Chronicles is currently streaming on Crunchyroll....

Anime News Network - Views

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 2 Impressions – One Dimensional Bullies and Wooden Sword Fights

While Seirei Gensouki still seems very much in set-up stage it has done enough to intrigue me. That said, it wasn't the introduction of sad b-grade antagonists that…

100 Word Anime

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Summer 2021 First Impressions: Kobayashi-san’s Dragon Maid S, Seirei Gensouki, Isekai ni Tsukurou Drugstore

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maidragon S Short Synopsis: A programmer and her live-in maid are threatened by a bizarrely proportioned interloper (who gives Kobayashi-san an unexpected package). Wooper: You…

Star Crossed Anime

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Summer 2021 2

Your average quiet university before the fun starts. We start with Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku Saikenki, where a college boy named Kazuya is shunted off from his…

Too Old for Anime

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Seirei Gensouki Episode 1 Impressions – A Confused Beginning But Some Potential

While this first episode was a little bit confused and felt rushed, Seirei Gensouki has the potential to be reasonably interesting. The question is, will it or is…

100 Word Anime

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Summer 2021 Anime Premiere Reviews – Day 5

Over on Anime News Network, as part of "The Summer 2021 Preview Guide," I've reviewed the first episodes of Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan and Seirei Gensouki -…

Biggest In Japan

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First Impression: Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles

Malnourished and maltreated, the orphan Rio awakens with a clear story in his head of a him in another time, but instead of living in the slums of…

Beneath the Tangles

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Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles – Episode 1

I definitely said “I’m bored” two minutes into the premiere of this show.

Anime Feminist

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Episode 50 Summer 2021 Anime Adapted from Light Novels

Welcome to another episode of the light novel podcast. We're talking about the summer 2021 Anime season and all the series/movies adapted from light novels. 0:00 Intro Summer 2021…

The Light Novel Podcast

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Summer 2021 Anime Preview

The spring 2021 anime season, soon coming to a close, was an enjoyable one through and through. It featured a diverse and expansive group of series, with there…

Beneath the Tangles

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A Light Novel Taxonomy

About a year ago, our own stardf29 ranked the light novels he’d read. I thought that sounded fun, but felt it would be for kind of lame to…

Beneath the Tangles

Manga the Week of 4/15/20

SEAN: Mid-April, and manga shipments are still, mostly, normal. ASH: I appreciate some normalcy, these days. MELINDA: God, same. SEAN: J-Novel Club has a debut, and it’s an…

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