Manga Review: Zettai Seiiki Shoujo Amnesian [Volume 1]


zettai seiiki shoujo amnesian manga coverAfter Kannazuki no Miko and Kyoshiro to Towa no Sora, Kaishaku came up with yet another story about our two favorite lesbians, Chikane and Himeko.
Zettai Seiiki Shoujo Amnesian (絶対 少女 聖域 アムネシアン)surprisingly doesn’t show the typical mecha action we are used to from Kaishaku. This time we get some pretty violent swordplays.
Genre: Yuri, Action, Ecchi, Drama
Story: 4/10
Himeko Kurusu, who has lost both of her parents and her older sister, is living in a church, working as a nun and enjoying her quiet yet lonely life. One day, while cleaning up, she finds a girl, pierced by a sword, hanging lifelessly above the altar. Why does this girl resemble Himeko’s older sister so much and why do all of a sudden so many strange people appear and threaten her life?
I have to be honest, the description is so short because the plot is somehow so confusing and messed up that it’s hard to tell what is actually going on. It seems that Chikane was once one of the bad guys, but after being executed by them and only barely surviving she is diagnosed with amnesia, only remembering her own and Himeko’s name. Chikane dedicates her life to the only one that is left in her heart and promises to protect Himeko, the one she loves, at all costs. Himeko on the other hand is torn between suspicion towards this person that resembles her dead sister so much and pure joy at finally seeing her precious one again. 

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