Seraph of the End (Season 2)| Anime| “It’s all about family.”

Hey guys, how’s it going? Rahul here coming in with a brand new blog. I hope everyone is having a great, safe, and healthy week. So, let’s begin.

Story:

Yuuichirou is finally back with his long lost childhood friend Mikaela who has been turned into a vampire. Now, he promises to find a way to get stronger so that he can protect Mikaela and his friends in the Moon Demon Company.

As battles commenced in the Nagoya mission, Yuuichirou and his team work on improving their skills while also having to fend of some of the strongest vampire nobles.

Review:

This anime is highly underrated. After finishing the second season, I was wondering why an anime like this didn’t receive as much clout as a black clover or demon slayer even though they’re to similar in their approach. This season of the anime not only tackles with some good drama but also gives us some jaw dropping action scenes and some great plot twists as well which enhances the anime as a whole.

Firstly, the first season left us with a ton of suspense for the second season and so, I’m grateful I wasn’t watching this anime week by week because I would get terribly annoyed if the anime just ended the way it did in season 1 and then I would have to wait for a few months or a year for the next season. However, the suspense was well worth it. Seeing Mikaela become a vampire and then further seeing how much he still has love for Yu had me stunned. This made me really realise how similar Black Clover and this anime are in their approach. This season of the anime showed how revolved around the “family” concept this anime really is. When Yu meets Mikaela, he can’t help himself but feel at home after laying in his arms. However, the bond he has created with his team mates has become so strong that even after seeing Mikaela, who he longed to see his whole life, didn’t make him betray everyone immediately. Rather, he stuck strong to his roots and had a massive power development that surprised everyone and proved his worth as the anime protagonist.

Coming to the next plot twist as I mentioned in the previous paragraph which was Yu’s power. Although it is not completely clear as to what is the source of his power and how he got the power in the first place, it is clear to say that we have with us a great main character who is going to entertain us with suspense and action in the upcoming seasons as well. I love how they’re slowly unravelling what everyone finds so special in him and not doing everything at once. At the same time, they’re not doing things so utterly slowly that you get bored or annoyed with the plot development . Yu’s first presentation of power had me at awe and had my heart pumping with excitement and that’s really a turning point for me in an anime. Watching him fights until he passed out and also witnessing some of the most powerful noble vampires fear the power was an absolute spectacle and I can just see this becoming more and more interesting in the future as well. Yu is also shown to almost sacrifice his life by using the power to safe all his friends when he’s put into a tight spot and that’s really what being a main character is all about. More action, more heroism, more love for the people around him, and best of all no tears (no shade intended).

I want to comment on the style this anime has shown which is quite different from what I’m used to in anime. I mentioned in my previous review as well how the entire first season was just plot development. That is quite rare to see from the usual norm of: one story in one season, new plot in second season, etc. It felt as though both the seasons could’ve easily been combined into one and there would be no difference. I really appreciate this style because they did not compromise in the shift of seasons in terms of recap, different character development, and over achieving action scenes. It went with a great flow and everything just seemed to work. I do feel this season gave us less of the side characters and really focused on Yu and Mikaela relationship more. Although we were given some fantastic action scenes this season, I don’t have much complaints in that category because I don’t really enjoy the side characters as much for this anime. However, I am enjoying the small romance that’s developing between Yu and Shinoa and that seems to add a different element to the anime as well.

The songs of the anime are decent and the art style is awesome. I can’t wait to see what the future seasons have in store for us in terms of plot and character development. Overall great fun.

Rating:

I would give this season of the anime 3.5/5 stars.

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