Le Chevalier D'Eon
(The Knight of Eon)
Distributor: ADV Films
Paris, 1742. A coffin floats in the shimmering Seine. On the lid, a word written in blood: Psalms. Inside, the body of a beautiful woman: Lia de Beaumont. Now her brother, D'Eon, seeks the reason for her mysterious murder, and uncovers an evil that shadows both the palaces of kings and the dark alleys of Europe.
TV Series: 24 episodes
Average Ratings: 77
Number of Review Sites: 6
Number of Review Links: 9
Vol. 1 - "...gets off to a strong start and never loses steam." (Theron Martin) - A
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Theron Martin) - A-
Anime News Network
Vol. 1 - "Very recommended for those who are tired of high school lads saving the world or magical princesses that never seem to grow up." (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Anime on DVD
Vol. 1 - "...a great series..." (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 1 - "A compelling blend of historical drama, religious iconography, magic, political espionage, and sword fighting have come together to create a stylish and unique anime experience."
DVD Verdict (Adam Arseneau) - 89 (out of 100)
Vol. 1 - "...visually and narratively, it often seems a little too chilly and unnuanced to really hit the mark."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - B
Vol. 1 - "The anime realm is filled with plenty of undead occultish types, and moving them to France doesn't make them any more original."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - B