Joveck’s Anime Pick: Summer 2012


Sword Art Online

This is about a guy, Kirito, who got trapped inside a VRMMO game called Sword Art Online along with 10,000 other players. The only way to escape the virtual reality world is to clear the game. Which is clear to all the 100 floors of the floating castle Aincrad. If a player dies in the game, he also dies in the real world.

One Piece 431 | The Trap of Jailer Saldeath – Level 3 Starvation Hell

luffy caught in One Piece 431

i am monkey

The guards found a big hole large enough for the sphinx to fall through. While they were busy looking down, they found themselves surrounded by prisoners who got out from their cages. Some of the guard learned that the intruder, Monkey D. Luffy and the top-security prisoner awaiting execution, Portgras D. Ace are brothers.

In Level 3, Luffy and his companions is woken up by the heat in a desert like place. They started walking trying to find the stairs while conserving their strength. A little later they found cages with half dead prisoners. Unknown to them, they were being watched and about to enter a trap.

Bleach 252 | Byakuya, the Truth Behind his Betrayal

Byakuya in Bleach 252

Byakuya's Zenbonsakura Kageyoshi

After Byakuya arrives and rescues Muramasa from Kouga, Kouga immediately recognizes Byakuya as from the Kuchiki house while Ichigo and Rukia are left confused over what’s really happening. Zenbonsakura told them what he knows.

It turns out that Byakuya was told about the Zanpakutou Muramasa and his master Kouga by his grandfather, Ginrei, and if his seal should ever be broken it is the duty of the head of the Kuchiki house to kill him.

Naruto Shippuuden 141 | Truth

Uchiha Sasuke in Naruto Shippuuden 141

the truth hurts

Sasuke, surprised by the fact that Itachi was a double agent and that Fugaku, his father was the mastermind behind the coup d’etat. Madara continues why Itachi betrayed the Uchiha on this episode of naruto shippuuden.

At the age of four, Itachi witnessed the death of countless people at the Third Ninja war. After that he detest conflict and became a man who loved peace. He placed the stability of the village before anything else, and worked for the sake of peace. A ninja who loved his village and didn’t want to be tied down by obligations to his clan. The village elder exploited that, and they would need a Sharingan to oppose the Uchiha.

Bleach 251 | Dark History! The Worst Shinigami is Born

Kouga and Muramasa on Bleach 251

what are you talking about?

Soul Society, right after Kouga escaped from his cell, the three who planned Kouga’s fall were having their celebration. They were drinking and laughing when they received a surprised visit from Kouga himself.

Meanwhile, Ginrei received news that Kouga escaped from prison and what happened to the three involved in the incident. With this he confronted Kouga only to be attacked by Muramasa. He managed to survive by using a barrier to shield his heart.

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood 37 | The First Homunculus

a philosopher's stone in Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood 37

a philosopher's stone

Four men walks along Briggs, supposedly bodyguards for Winry Rockbell who’s switching Ed’s automail for northern type.

Meanwhile, Major General Armstrong sent another team to search for the missing advance team using the entrance created by the Fullmetal Alchemist. They found what’s left of the advance team cut up to pieces and two scared survivors.

In Central City, Lieutenant Hawkeye delivers some documents to the Fuhrer President’s house. Suddenly she sensed a strong presence, she looked beside only to find Selim Bradley, the Fuhrer President’s Son. Later she found out that Selim has no blood relations to the family.

Naruto Shippuuden 140 | Fate

uchiha vs senju from Naruto Shippuuden 140

uchiha vs. senju

Sasuke can’t believe what he’s hearing. Itachi was trying to protect him. As Tobi a.k.a Madara continues to tell the truth about Itachi on this revealing episode of naruto shippuuden.

The only one’s who know the truth about Itachi were Danzou and the Third Hokage along with the advisers Homura and Koharu. With the Third Hokage gone, only the three knows the truth and they’ll never speak such a disgrace.