Watch Ikki Tousen
- 4 Seasons
Full of action and fan service are the words that describe the intense and compelling story line of Ikki Tousen. The story follows Hakufu Sonsaku, a high skilled fighter that just transferred to Nanyo Academy, one of the schools participating in a school war to see who rules the schools; her destiny according to her Magatama is to rule all the schools like her predecessor once did. As the story develops the viewer learns that sometimes destiny can be fought against and that at the end everyone can choose their destinies no matter what anyone else says. Her cousin Koukin Shuyu plays an important role in the story as he not only helps in comic relief but is constantly protecting his cousin to any extents necessary. The series is based on a manga written and illustrated by Yuji Shiozaki and produced by J.C Staff out of the 4 seasons, all but the second is now licensed by FUNImation. The second season is licensed by Media Blasters. The production of the anime was spectacular, it has great vivid graphics and astonishing computer generated effects. The soundtrack plays a major role setting the mood and in some cases enhancing it to never imagined levels. The viewer follows Hakufu thought all her misadventures and life endangering situations that will test all her strengths to the point where she will have to go even farther than her already high expectations. The viewers see how enemies become friends and friends become enemies. This anime truly puts emotional and psychological states to new extremes and really makes the viewer want to analyze every character the anime series throws at you. This is a great anime for the older generation but the younger one can enjoy while being supervised by a parent or guardian. The genders that are complemented into the anime are action, romance, drama and comedy and also incorporate echi situations with lots of fan service.