Sacred Seven Episode 11: Camp and Pointless as Hell, and That’s Why I Love It

aka, the Meido Army Moves Out Again

Finally, in the penultimate episode, the plot is kicking into high gear. By kicking into high gear, I mean blaming it on the formerly ambiguous villain, who’s now straight on campy and evil to a bizarrely enjoyable degree. The plot’s thin as can be and almost nonsensical and too convenient with its twists and turns, but Sacred Seven never claimed to be high art in the first place. And I’ll tell you, this is about as lowbrow as anime gets while still remaining surprisingly enjoyable.

It may be the lack of sleep tinting my view of this otherwise mediocre series, but I found this episode to have what most of the previous episodes lacked—over the top, cartoonish violence and the straight “Screw you, I want to be a god!” motivation for the villain. Continue reading “Sacred Seven Episode 11: Camp and Pointless as Hell, and That’s Why I Love It”