Luck & Logic is an anime TV series to promote a card game created by Bushiroad. Not that you would probably know that considering this anime isn’t the way to promote anything since it’s not really interesting whatsoever.
The concept and story is really simple in itself. New Foreigner shows up, team appears and beats them up. Rinse and repeat. The first several episode also mix some character, focused on our main female character and ultimately there’s a big bad Foreigner they must fight but that is it. As soon as you find what they are saying then it can be easy to stick to and the setting itself is really fascinating.
This is not to say that it’s a great show. It is still boring and superficial at best. Even due to the fact that this was just created to promote the card game, it leaves very much to be desired and doesn’t even demonstrate the card game facet of it. At best it is a standard anime with an interesting setting, at worst it’s a boring show that does not make an attempt to step out of its bound.
Luck & Logic Anime
Luck & Logic is the Japanese action fantasy anime TV series produced by Doga Kobo studio and directed by Koichi Chigira and Takashi Naoya. The anime was broadcast on Tokyo MX and other networks starting from January 9 to March 26, 2016 in Japan.
Luck & Logic itself is based on the trading card game created by Bushiroad with five other companies: Doga Kobo, Bandai Visual, Lantis, Nitroplus, and Yuhodo. The sequel of anime series titled Hina Logi: From Luck & Logic will premiere on July 1, 2017 in Japan.
One day, human found out that there was a concept that transcended even the atoms that form the basis of all matter, and governed emotions, abilities, memories, and all other intangible things, that was called Logic. Here in this world, where it has become common knowledge that even gods exist via otherworldly Logic, a battle with the continued existence of those worlds at stake was about to begin.
Luck & Logic Anime Review
The story sets in the year L.C. 992, where the whole of human race is facing an unprecedented crisis. Following the end of a 100-year war on the mythical world of Tetraheaven, the Majins who lost the war looked for a safe haven and invaded the human world (called ‘Septpia). The government was compelled to fight by dispatching Logicalists who are part of the ALCA, a special police forced dedicated to defending the streets from the foreigners of another world. These Logicalists receive a special power that will let them to enter a ‘trance’ with the Goddesses from the other world.
One day, Tsurugi Yoshichika, a seemingly standard civilian living peacefully with his family and lacking ‘Logic’ meets the beautiful Goddess Athena after saving some people from Majin attack. Athena carries the ‘Logic’ that Yoshichika should have lost. What kind of surprising destiny awaits these two? The fate of the world’s future is decided by the ‘Luck’ and ‘Logic’ of these Logicalists.
There is not much to go on about here. Nice guys protect the city from bad guys that come through mysterious gates from another world or something like that mix all of this with personal dramatic character plots, which each character gets an episode and top it off with the biggest bad, they have to battle at the end. It’s straightforward, easy to understand, plain and simple.
Shockingly enough, it’s not bad. The animation is nothing fantastic, no scenes that will blow your mind, but it is fair good and nothing to sneeze at. The character designs are pleasant, all of the transformations are really neat which properly fitted each of their characters’ personalities.
Characters are cliche and almost zero development. They have their own personalities and stick with it until the very end. However, our main male protagonist is slightly different. He seems that has some past, which was only brought up in the very first episode. The relationship between characters is the bad side, too. Although they are with each other all the time, there is really no chemistry at all.
I love the BGM and soundtrack, especially the opening theme. It fits the story well and is well done to stand on its own. It is combining orchestral and electronic tracks that give the show a futuristic atmosphere even if the show itself is not.
Overall, the story isn’t poor but the some scenarios are really forced. I am really interested in the plot but it is so poorly executed.