The Testament of Sister New Devil ( Shinmai Maou no Testament )
Directed By : Saitou Hisashi
Produced By : Kadokawa Shoten
Genre : Fantasy/Action/Ecchi
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This 1-cour anime adaptation is based on the ecchi/fantasy light novel series The Testament of Sister New Devil. The director Saitou Hisashi has worked on popular series such as Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai and Sora no Otoshimono, w hile the script is written by Yoshioka Takao, who is no stranger to the ecchi/fantasy genre having worked on High School DxD, Ikkitousen and Sekirei.
“Hey, you said you wanted a little sister, right?” is what Basara Toujou is asked by his father, a question that starts all kinds of trouble for our protagonist. Due to his father’s plan to remarry, Basara and his new sisters move in together, however, that is just the start of his problems as the siblings aren’t exactly what they appear to be.
The Testament of Sister New Devil is yet another fantasy series where the main character is surrounded by cute girls, the series knows it’s doing something that is getting very boring and frankly lazy, but it tries it’s best to stand out and to be fair it does succeed in some ways. Fans of panty shots, awkward situations and huge sweater puppies will love this show from the start, while those who are there for the fantasy elements will have to wait til the second half of the episode to get something out of it.
The animation quality was nothing special, but for a series like this it’s perfectly acceptable and it does the job. Personally, I don’t mind the character designs, yes they are extremely average and Basara looks like he could be ripped out of any other series, but hopefully there will be enough character development later on to make up for it. For those of you who aren’t big on endless panty shots and cleavage cam, the show handles ecchi better than Absolute Duo , another series airing this season.
It’s unlikely The Testament of Sister New Devil will go on to do anything special, but it does give you enough reason to keep watching.
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