3 Episode Rule – Mars Red

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

An anime based on a stage play? This is a new one for me. I just saw period vampire anime and thought I’d give it a go. It’s a little different to what I was expecting as well. I struggled to find where writer Bun-O Fujusawa got his inspiration, but I feel like there is some influence in there from other anime I’ve seen.

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3 Episode (and an OVA) Rule – Noblesse

As it turns out, The anime adaptation I decided to started watching for this was a sequel to the OVA Noblesse: Awakening, which I kind of feel like a dope for not realising beforehand, especially when the events depicted were obviously following from a story already told. But anime is weird and sometimes you don’t realise these things unless they’re outright stated to you. Guess I’m stupid and this entire series has fallen on its arse. But I watched the damned thing, so I might as well talk about it.

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