Well, being purist to dubs I had to wait until the English dub to really review it. Of course at this time we're at Episode 19, the episode before Esmeraude dies.
First, I like its fast pace. Though it was kinda fun to have Monsters of the Week following an evil commander and being disintegrated at the end of each episode, it was a little repetitive and seemed slower when the focus wasn't on the battles. Here there's only a few Monsters of the Week (Morga, Garoben, Soul Shadow, Chiral and Achiral (formerly Doom and Gloom), In the original anime it took 40 episodes to defeat Queen Beryl and the Negaforce, here it only took 14 to defeat Queen Metalia.
On that note, they gave Metalia a bigger role than her original anime counterpart, the Negaf…
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Maybe I haven't seen all his episodes in a while but I'm not 100% sure about the nature of Wiseman's form. Does Wiseman seem to have two separate forms, with the whole shadowy thing during the final battle with Princess Serena? (or Princess Serenity as you'd know her, or was she Neo Queen Serenity this time?)
Also, when Wiseman is vaporized (although I'm not sure if this is the case in the Japanese version) as the flash of light engulfs him he yells and complains at his defeat and is cut off midsentence at the exact point that the ray of light hits the Dark Crystal, which is then slowly destroyed.
So, what I'd like to know is, why was Wiseman still able to talk when he was destroyed by the light, but cut off when the crystal was destroyed? W…Read more >