Anime

Youjo Senki (Saga of Tanya the Evil): Season 1/ Episode 10 “The Path to Victory” – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Image of Tanya
Image From: http://milonamii.tumblr.com/
Community Rating: 0.00% (0) - No Community Ratings Submitted.

As with the majority of the show, there isn’t much hardship for Tanya as multiple operations kick off. However, it seems the easy days maybe over as Anson Sioux reintroduces himself.

Episode Focus: The End of the War (Tanya)

With the communication HQ and the ammo depot of the Republic destroyed, operation lock pick done, and operation revolving door in progress, it seems the war maybe over. That is until the Allied Kingdom gets involved with their mage unit headed by Anson Sioux. Someone whose first kill is Lt. Grantz.

Commentary

Youjo Senki is a very strange show for me. Usually, the later you get into the season, the more there is to say about an episode, especially as they build off past episodes. However, this show is very cut and dry. Operations happen, they nearly all are a success and then Tanya moves on. The lack of struggle for the empire has made this show a bit boring, to be honest. Though, that is on top of the cast, in general, just not really standing out to make a point of who is who, what’s their title and etc.

Hell, even Tanya is starting to get boring as she once again loses the reason to be seen as the Devil of the Rhine. She has now gained the love, support, and perhaps admiration of her battalion and with that she almost seems like a softy. Add in Being X falling off the face of the Earth and it leads you to hope Anson Sioux presents a real challenge for Tanya. Otherwise, it is hard to say what this show may have ultimately offered besides an odd child soldier gimmick.

Youjo Senki (Saga of Tanya the Evil) Directory

Creator

Carlo Zen

Character Guide

Not Created

Collected Quotes

Not Created

Current Status

Active

Where To Buy, Rent, or Stream?
Amazon: DVD or Light Novel

Season Reviews

Not Created
Check Out The TV Series & Specials Page
Season/ EpisodeSynopsisEpisode InformationTopics & Focused Characters
Season 1/ Episode 12 “How To Use a Victory” [Season Finale]Despite this being the season, and likely series, finale, there is no end to the exuberant amount of time talking strategy with very little action or development of the characters. Pretty much, it is a new episode and the only thing that has changed is who the enemy is.
  • The Infinite War (Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 11 “Resistance”As the war comes toward what maybe the end, Tanya realizes there maybe an opening left which could ruin everything.
  • We Won The Battle But Not The War (Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 10 “The Path to Victory”As with the majority of the show, there isn’t much hardship for Tanya as multiple operations kick off. However, it seems the easy days maybe over as Anson Sioux reintroduces himself.
  • The End of the War (Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 9 “Preparations for Advance”With the end of the season coming upon us, so comes the question of how this war may end? Much less, with it being awhile since Being X has been around, but it reviving and speaking to Anson Sioux, you have to wonder what will come of Tanya? Will the devil of the Rhine be slain or live to terrorize another day?
  • Ending The War (Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 8 “Trial By Fire”As Tanya continues to exhibit why she is called The Devil of the Rhine, it seems Being X may have found a demon slayer.
  • The Battle in Arene (Tanya, Lt. Grantz, and Lt. Weiss)
  • Rebirth of Anson Sioux (Anson Sioux)
Season 1/ Episode 7 “Battle of the Fjord”After a recap episode, and two commentators thoroughly breaking down what has gone onYoujo Senki is seen with new eyes and understanding as it picks up where it left off.
  • The Battle of the Fjord – Tanya
Season 1/ Episode 6 “Beginning of Madness”At this point, as cool as the action scenes are and as Being X makes it seem that it’ll, one way or another, inspire true faith in Tanya, it all means very little if we are to never learn why the Empire is at war.
  • What Are We Fighting For (Tanya)
  • World War (Being X and Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 5 “My First Battalion”This is a very weird episode. If only because it sort of goes against the grain when it comes to action anime. We aren’t presented some unbeatable force which our hero, well anti-hero, has to train and get stronger to defeat. Pretty much, Tanya is given the opportunity for a blood bath.
  • Delay No Longer (Tanya)
  • The Fall of Dakia (Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 4 “Campus Life”As Tanya continues to try to plan an easy life far away from the front lines, she talks herself into gaining a position which would place here there.
  • Strategic Manipulation (Tanya)
  • The Mage Battalion (Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 3 "Deus Vult"As we catch up to where episode one left us off, we begin to see Being X make headway with converting Tanya.
  • Introducing the Computation Jewels (Tanya)
  • How To Convert an Atheist (Tanya)
  • Just When You Thought You Were Blessed (Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 2 "Prologue"I had to double check if I was watching the right show when the episode started. The style looked different, we were in a different era and focusing on a different person. However, lo and behold (shout out to a commenter who said I was using it wrong), the person we meet in this episode is the true Tanya. Well, when she was a man in 2013.
  • Topic 1: Being X (Tanya)
  • Topic 2: Rising Through The Ranks (Tanya)
Season 1/ Episode 1 "The Devil of the Rhine" [Series Premiere]I want you to imagine Izetta: The Last Witch and up the violence while toning down how memorable some of the supporting characters are. In episode one “The Devil of the Rhine” that’s what you get. But believe me when I say this show will likely far surpass the best of what we got out of Izetta.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.



What Would Your Rating Be?

Negative Mixed Positive

No Community Ratings Submitted.


You Can Find The Podcast On All Major Platforms



Amari Allah

I started Wherever I Look back in 2011 and have aimed to be that friend who loves watching various forms of media and talking about it. So, from bias, strong opinions, and a perspective you may not have thought about, you'll find that in our reviews.

5 Comments

    1. ironically enough. The Empire loses the war. The war has yet to even truly become a shithole. You guys simply have no patience. Also, Its subjective. I love the use of military tactics on display. Wonderful. That Pincer maneuver. You guys are too used to shonen imo.

      1. I don’t believe it is a matter of patience if the reckoning is coming toward, if not specifically at, the end of the series. Something that isn’t even built up to in a way to really make it compelling.

        I’m glad you are enjoying it, but I got to say I’m kind of disappointed with this series. Not in a flipping the table kind of way, but I do feel this series is forgettable at this point.

Questions, Comments or Difference of Opinion?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button