Strike the Blood Episode 2 Fall 2013 Anime Review {Kojou goes BERSERK}

Strike the Blood Episode 2- Yukina in action
Get ready for the real power of the Fourth Progenitor.

Yukina gets settled close to Kojou’s apartment and continues to insist in keeping a close eye on Kojou.
While last episode was a good introductory setup for Strike the Blood Episode 2 did a fair job of giving off the mood of the series overall. It is not to say judge the series on the whole based on episodic reviews but with Episode 2 you can get a feel for the future of the series.

Its going to be a good one! Kojou’s sister Nagisa comes to visit and everyone ends up having a nice home cooked meal only to be interrupted by the chaos caused by a supernatural inspired explosion.

Strike the Blood Episode 2-Yukina and stuffed toys
Yukina rushes to the scene as an honorable member of the Lion King Organization. The fight she comes across though proves to be quite overwhelming to her.

Kojou arrived to help but goes berserk. I’m actually extremely excited to know what happens next and the episode ended on the best part. What a cliffhanger and next Friday feels so far away.

 Strike the Blood Episode 2- Yukina and Kojou in a fightStrike the Blood Episode 2- Kojou going berserk

The episode had good character development in regard to Yukina and Kojou’s relationship and seriously for watchers out there with the episodes so far it is fairly certain their blooming friendship may turn romantic. The animation continues to be another pleasant aspect so that is a bonus. Crunchyroll is streaming Strike the Blood Fridays at 2 pm (North America) if interested on catching up with it.

Strike the Blood ( 24 episodes)
Strike the Blood 2013 anime series
Director: Hideyo Yamamoto
The Fourth Primogenitor—That’s the world’s strongest vampire that should only exist in legends. Accompanied by twelve Kenjuu and spreading calamity, this phantom vampire appeared in Japan. For the observation and obliteration of this Fourth Primogenitor, the government and Lion King decided to dispatch an attack mage known as a Sword Shaman. However, for some reason, the one chosen for the observation was a apprentice Sword Shaman girl, Himegari Yukina. Wielding the strongest anti-primogenitor spirit spear, Yukina arrived at Demon District, Itogami City. What is the true identity of the Fourth Primogenitor, Akatsuki Kojou, she encountered over there!? (

The Characters

Risa Taneda Yukina Himeragi
Yoshimasa Hosoya Kojō Akatsuki
Asami Seto Asagi Aiba
Hisako Kanemoto Natsuki Minamiya
Kaori Ishihara Avrora Florestina
Rina Hidaka Nagisa Akatsuki
Ryota OhsakaMotoki Yaze
Yuka Iguchi Astarte

Opening Theme Song
Strike The Blood” by Kisida Kyodan & The Akebosi Rockets’

Strike the Blood- Opening Theme Song

“Gotta say the Opening Theme Song is very cool and reminds me of High School of the Dead’s Opening Theme Song even though prefer Strike the Blood better since it is less bloody”
Ending Theme Song
Strike My Soul” by Rainbow Heart | Rainbow Dream
Strike the Blood Ending Theme Song
“The song is just perfect for Strike the Blood and the animation sequence is pretty well put together”