Tatami Toons – Queen’s Blade early impressions

6 05 2009

jg-queens-bladeOn one level, the Queen’s Blade phenomenon requires a bit of an explanation. On another, the concept is pretty simple.

What requires a bit of explanation is the source material for this new anime series. In short, Queen’s Blade is based on a turn-based pen and paper RPG that no one actually plays. (Well, never say never. There likely are a few folks out there who actually get a game of this going, but it’s widely held that few actually play the game.) Despite this, the rulebooks are widely popular and spur lines at store when they are released (in Japan).

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