Scrapped Princess Essentials Blu-ray

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About Scrapped Princess Essentials Blu-ray

Scrapped Princess Essentials contains episodes 1-24 directed by Sōichi Masui.

From the studio that brought you Fullmetal Alchemist and Eureka Seven comes a fantasy adventure full of laughter, heartbreak, and the secrets of a time long forgotten.

Pacifica Cassul is a kindhearted girl living on the run, for prophecy has named her the poison that would destroy the world. Known as the Scrapped Princess, she’s the target of countless followers of a powerful religion. But even when it seems like the whole world is out to get her, she always has her two adoptive siblings—Shannon and Raquel. Together they travel the countryside, making new friends and battling countless foes. Bit by bit, they uncover the incredible truth behind the prophecy and its ties to mysterious events from 5,000 years ago. With the fate of the world in her naïve hands, Pacifica and her siblings must learn who to trust and take on enemies of godly power. But for all their struggle, should such a poison be allowed to live?

Special Features: Japanese Commercials & TV Spots, Japanese Piracy Warnings, Textless Opening & Closing Songs, Trailers

Details

  • Publisher: FUNIMATION
  • Media: Blu-ray
  • Spoken Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction
  • Themes: Adventure
  • Age Rating: 14+
  • Run Time: 600
  • Year Created: 2003
  • Release Date: 3/12/2019
  • Dimensional Weight: 0.5
  • Region Code: A

Ratings & Reviews

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Don't let her escape again...seriously.

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Once upon a time, back when ADV ruled in US anime production. This gem came out. It was around the time that .Hack was popular (...I think) and the art style is a pleasant blend of traditional Fantasy but with a really nice "hidden techno" flair.

It's good. Really, really good. It has the traditional "the world hates/fears the chosen one" back story, which at the time, wasn't as common. This show also really twists that plot into character development over "becoming more badass through angst" which is a nice change of pace.

Without spoilers, there's an arc in this series that is absolutely heartbreaking and powerful all at once. Even in light of the overall plot, which isn't very....nice ....to it's characters.

The Magic is convincingly built into the world, and the animation has only a few poor moments. Fanservice is about average for a fantasy show back then.

Voice acting is also top-notch in this one as ADV threw a great dub-cast at it.

Great Fantasy Series!

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At first I got hooked by the charming characters and the chemistry between them, but I loved that the world has a personality of its own. The magic system stems from how the world is set up. It starts out with swords and magic but later on sprinkles some mecha fights into the mix. That may sound jarring, but it is done in a way that feels natural because of how the world is set up. It totally could’ve expanded into a second season, but you won’t be left feeling unresolved at the end. It’s definitely worth being in your collection.