This is off to a promising start!
Summary: Sakurakouji l saw a guy clad in blue flames, thinking someone is being burned down. But there were no traces of fire in the site. Apparently she’s a school idol. That day, there’s a transfer student by the name of Ogami Rei. Sakura recognizes him as the guy from yesterday. She tries to find his scars to no avail. The two meet again outside. She shares the story of her grandfather. Ogami was deployed to the area for a specific reason but realizes he needs to eliminate Sakurakouji. A group of thugs appeared looking for their buddies. The flame that she saw was connected to what happened to her grandfather. She gets beaten up by the thugs and witnesses his powers. He burns her to death in the end.
Thoughts: This feels like an old school anime. By old school, I mean those in the 1990s-2002 such as Flame of Recca and Yuyu Hakusho. Everything from the drawing style, manner of speech and even the OP and ED. I have no idea if that’s a good thing or not. Because sticking too much to the old will be predictable, but then again the old have good storylines. I like the story more than I would have. I’m so glad this is slated for 13 episodes. It being a short anime gives it more promise. If it was longer, I’m sure the faults will show. For now, I’m actually intrigued with the direction it’ll go to.
PS. I felt sorry for the dog. He was so nice ;_; He didn’t deserve that treatment.
Initial Rating: 8/10