High School DxD – There is more to it than simple fanservice


I must admit that I was partly looking forward to watching High School DxD – while ecchi series can become tiresome, I have a soft spot for a good bit of ecchi comedy, and High School DxD managed to deliver it in spades. It was a show with some interesting characters, nice fight scenes and some great pieces of comedy. It was a show that came across as a combination of Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou and Sora no Otoshimono – we had the supernatural harem, along with a shamelessly perverted male protagonist who is willing to do anything to acquire his own harem. Read more of this post

High School DxD First Impressions – Angles, Demons and a naked Red-Head


Well High School DxD kicked off and made it perfectly clear what this show was going to be about, breasts, lots and lots of breasts, with some demons and fallen angles mixed in of course. To be fair, there is a little more to this show than simple breasts, there is comedy, and a potentially interesting little story, but the major draw will always be the fanservice. And I really enjoyed the first episode, as a show it knows exactly what it is about and delivers some wonderful entertainment; more importantly, the male lead gets killed not once, but twice within the first episode.

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