When someone mentions the animation studio ufotable what is that comes to mind? Fate/Zero and Unlimited Blade Works, the extremely delayed God Eater, or perhaps the most recent Tales of Zestiria the X? The truth of it is, it shouldn’t really be any of these shows that ufotable are most known for (though I am a huge fan of their work in the Fate franchise). Their first major work comes from the same ‘world’ as Fate and as is the eight film series, Kara no Kyoukai, or Garden of Sinners. I may come around to writing reviews of each movie, but today I want to give you a spoiler-free, overview of the main eight films + the Mirai Fukuin finale.
The plot focuses on Shiki Ryougi and Mikiya Kokutou, with a focus on the relationship they have as well as the criminals they bring to justice. However, this is far from a crime drama with some romance on the side. While Kokutou may have fit nicely into this model, Shiki certainly does not with multiple personalities and, after a certain point in the cities, the aforementioned ‘eyes of death’.