Tuesday, May 30, 2023

"Bastard!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy"

Take a look at Season Two of the anime TV series "Bastard!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy", starring Kisho Taniyama, Tomori Kusunoki and Hiroki Yasumoto, streaming July 31, 2023 on Netflix:

"...four hundred years after the collapse of modern civilization, the world is dominated by the chaos of swords and sorcery. The 'Dark Rebel Army', which plans to resurrect the god of destruction 'Anthrasax', continues to expand its power in a bid to rule the world, led by the overwhelmingly powerful 'Four Divine Kings'. 

"'The Kingdom of Meta-llicana' on the 'Central Metallion Continent' is assaulted by the sorcerer-led Dark Rebel Army. In order to save the kingdom, T'ia Noto Yoko', daughter of the 'Great Priest', has a decision to make - she must resurrect the ancient great wizard who once plotted to rule the world, and who is sealed within her childhood friend 'Lucien Renlen'. 

"The only thing that can undo the seal is a virgin maiden's kiss. Facing imminent danger, Yoko puts her lips on Lucien's, and in that moment, a dark and powerful energy fills the air. The strongest, wildest, and most beautiful protagonist, the legendary wizard 'Dark Schneider', is finally revived!..."

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