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After Reading Some Edogawa Rampo…

… A reason why Rampo Kitan was good even though it was so bad.

It was Lucius that actually reviewed the Anime series but I was also watching at the same time and felt the same about a lot of his complaints. I’ve just finished reading a book of short stories by Rampo so thought I’d share a little bit of how I now feel about the anime itself as well as the short stories.

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Rampo Kitan : Game of LaPlace Final Thoughts

乱歩奇譚

Recommendation : Hesitant yes – lovely art work, some good characters and stories.

Anyone following these reviews will know that I have very little nice to say about the show but I promise my final thoughts aren’t one big rant about how much I disliked it.

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Rampo Kitan : Game of LaPlace : The Day Dream [END]

“Hakuchūmu” (白昼夢)

I was actually surprised to see it was the final episode but also a little relieved that its over now as I can’t see how they were going to stretch it on any further.

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Rampo Kitan : Game of LaPlace : A Desire for Transformation

“Henshin Ganbō” (変身願望)

Last week surprised me by actually having me on the edge of my seat for most of the second half of the episode. I kind of liked how everything came together and even though I had guessed that Namikoshi was probably still alive it still shocked me a little bit that he was still alive.

That is the highest praise I can possibly give the anime.

It NEARLY was a good episode.

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Rampo Kitan : Game of LaPlace : Terrifying Mistake

“Osoroshiki Sakugo” (恐ろしき錯誤)

Twenty-Faces has become more then just a vigilante. There is a whole code that Akechi and his friend created which in basic principles predicts the future and was meant to be used to form Twenty-Faces. Akechi’s friend was the original Twenty-Faces and Akechi caught him and saw him die. Now he’s trying to crack the code as well as bring down all Twenty-Faces.

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Rampo Kitan : Game of LaPlace : Strange Tale of Panorama Island Part 2

“Panorama-tō Kitan (Kōhen)” (パノラマ島綺譚(後編))

Episode 9 will be out sometime today so its about time I got to the second part of this episode. We left it off with not so much a review of the last episode but me angrily telling everyone why Kobayashi is one of the worst characters ever devised to be on a anime show.

I stand by that.

The actual murder though looks interesting so I guess the conclusion could be more interesting depending on how dependant the story it tells is on using Kobayashi.

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Rampo Kitan : Game of LaPlace : Strange Tale of Panorama Island Part 1

“Panorama-tō Kitan (Zenpen)” (パノラマ島綺譚(前編))

Another two-parter doesn’t really get me excited after the terrible ending of the last one. Then again I’ve disliked the vast majority of everything that has happened since the first episode.

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