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Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1 – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen - Duodecuple
Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) is the ultimate showing of a program peaking too soon and then nose-diving off a cliff. Summary The Juni Taisen tournament. A contest performed every 12 years in which houses that represent the Chinese zodiac put up warriors which compete for various...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 12 “The One Wish That Must Be Granted, and the Ninety-nine That Can Be Done Without” [Season Finale] – Recap/ Review (with...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) Season 1 Episode 12 The One Wish That Must Be Granted, and the Ninety-nine That Can Be Done Without [Season Finale] - Duodecuple
And so Juni Taisen ends and just as most of the season has been anti-climatic, so is Nezumi’s wish. Previous Recap: Episode 11 “To Treat a Man to Beef From His Own Cow”   Network Crunchyroll Who Was Nezumi Before the Juni Taisen? Excellent question! Well, outside of reminding us...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 11 “To Treat a Man to Beef From His Own Cow” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) Season 1 Episode 11 “To Treat a Man to Beef From His Own Cow” – Usagi
To some surprise, we won’t have to wait until the finale to learn who wins the 12th Juni Taisen – it’s in this episode. Previous Recap Network Crunchyroll   The Final Battle: Nezumi, Ushii, Usagi, Sharyu With the death of Tora, so comes old memories of Ushii triggering which remind...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 10 “A Tiger May Die, But It Leaves It’s Skin” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen Season 1 Episode 10 A Tiger May Die, But It Leaves It’s Skin - Ushii
Juni Taisen tries to go deeper, bring about some emotion and really make a death count. But is it too little too late? Previous Recap: Episode 9 “The Man Who Chases Two Rabbits Catches Neither”  Network Crunchyroll The Sober Months: Ushii, Tora   As we saw before, the battlefield broke...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 9 “The Man Who Chases Two Rabbits Catches Neither” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) Season 1 Episode 9 “The Man Who Chases Two Rabbits Catches Neither” – Usagi
Tora, or Kanae’s, backstory is gone into and while better than the twins, it doesn’t inspire much loyalty or sympathy. Previous Recap:  Episode 8 “In Like a Dragon, Out Like a Snake (Part 2)” Network Crunchyroll How I Developed My Drinking Problem: Tora Before Tora was an alcoholic in...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 8 “In Like a Dragon, Out Like a Snake (Part 2)” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) Season 1 Episode 8 In Like a Dragon, Out Like a Snake (Part 2)
We dive just a little bit more into the backstory of the Tsumita twins and while at first, it seems there maybe more to them than it appears, we are shown we couldn’t be more wrong. Previous Recap: Episode 7 “In Like a Dragon, Out...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 7 “In Like a Dragon, Out Like a Snake (Part 1)” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) Season 1 Episode 7 “In Like a Dragon, Out Like a Snake (Part 1)” - Nagayuki
The twins become the focus and honestly, you are left seriously wondering why they deserve to be in the Juni Taisen. Previous Recap: Episode 6 "Even A Champion Racehorse May Stumble" Network Crunchyroll Flashback: Takeyasu, Nagayuki From what we see, the twin brothers don’t have some illustrious life before...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 6 “Even A Champion Racehorse May Stumble” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) Season 1 Episode 6 Even A Champion Racehorse May Stumble - Nezumi
Juni Taisen tries to make up for its recently uneventful episodes by basically going back to its old way of handling characters' deaths. Previous Recap: Episode 5 "A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" Network Crunchyroll Age Is Blinding: Hitsuji, Tora Based off how we have seen Tora, can you blame...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 5 “A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) Season 1 Episode 5 A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Tsujiie
While the sheep is introduced properly, unfortunately, the action promised in the last episode turns out to be lackluster. Previous Recap: Episode 4 "The Enemy, A Noble Primate" A Proxy War: Duedeculpe It still isn’t fully made clear the purpose of the Juni Taisen, but it seems...

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War): Season 1/ Episode 4 “The Enemy, a Noble Primate” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Juni Taisen (Zodiac War) - Sharyu
The cycle is broken! We get to know a character, to a point, and they don’t die! Previous Recap: Episode 3 “Cutting a Chicken with a Beef Cleaver” Summary This episode focuses on Sharyu. The warrior literally raised by the three wise monkeys (Think: See No Evil,...