Much of what I had to say in my original review of The World Is Still Beautiful is still true: this is a lovely show that is one change away from awesome. The romance that grows between Nike and Livi really is one of the best put to screen in anime, it feels natural, unforced, and there’s a nice balance of agency between the two in moving it forward. Continue reading
Much of the world has been forcibly united by the Sun Kingdom. For the Dukedom of Rain the price of not being conquered is to provide the Sun King Livius with a wife.