Saber Marionette J and the Family

Medieval Otaku

You know, its amazing how sometimes an anime can be based on a trite, fanservicey manga and yet contain a great high story.  This is precisely what happened in the case of Saber Marionette J.  (Don’t read the manga.)  I found myself surprised at the conservative tack it took in regard to the family.  As you know, the premise of this series describes a futuristic society on another planet which must survive by cloning.  Unfortunately, no women survived of the original settlers, which means that all clones are men.  In order to keep the memory of women alive, men make androids in the form of women, but these lack emotion–save in the case of our heroines and their opposites, anyway.  How miserable to be a man in a world without women!

A picture of our heroines' opponents for a change. A picture of our heroines’ opponents for a change.

But, the shogun of Japoness has a plan for…

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2 thoughts on “Saber Marionette J and the Family”

  1. hey Foxy, glad to see your still at it. I’m back at it again, breathing life into the blog. i like the new look, btw.

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