History Anime / LeChevalierDEon

18th Oct '16 7:52:29 PM nombretomado
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* DreamingOfThingsToCome: One of Robin's visions late in the series is of a tricolored rainbow [[spoiler:with the colors of the French Republic, foreshadowing his role in TheFrenchRevolution and the Terror to come after renaming himself Maximilian Robespierre.]]

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* DreamingOfThingsToCome: One of Robin's visions late in the series is of a tricolored rainbow [[spoiler:with the colors of the French Republic, foreshadowing his role in TheFrenchRevolution UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution and the Terror to come after renaming himself Maximilian Robespierre.]]
2nd Oct '16 3:00:14 PM BlindJustice-2515
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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Even when about to be mulled by gargoyles, [[spoiler:Empress Elisaveta]] is the picture of composure and affirms her faith that the reformation of [[spoiler:Russia]] will come.
27th May '16 10:35:52 AM NativeJovian
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* ImplausibleFencingPowers

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* %%* ImplausibleFencingPowers
18th Jan '16 1:16:09 AM ABE.Crudele
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* PatheticCharacterPatheticDeath: Peter


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* UndignifiedDeath: Peter
25th Oct '15 12:10:04 PM X2X
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Loosely inspired (''very'' loosely) on the historical spy [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eon_de_Beaumont D'Eon de Beaumont]], whose crossdressing (in retrospect, s/he was probably transgender, and s/he insisted for the latter half of his/her life that s/he had been a woman all along and had been disguised as a man previously) and extraordinarily half-hearted attempts at espionage caused a major international incident.

The show itself is based on a series of novels by Tou Ubukata; a manga was released at around the same time as the show, but is completely different, being described by Ubukata as "a humorous attempt at combining d'Eon de Beaumont, eighteenth century France, and a superhero story". While the anime is a serious historical drama with mystical elements, the manga is a {{Seinen}} action series similar to ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}''. Despite being a completely different animal, it's definitely worth a look.

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Loosely inspired (''very'' loosely) on the historical spy [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eon_de_Beaumont D'Eon de Beaumont]], Beaumont,]] whose crossdressing (in retrospect, s/he was probably transgender, and s/he insisted for the latter half of his/her life that s/he had been a woman all along and had been disguised as a man previously) and extraordinarily half-hearted attempts at espionage caused a major international incident.

The show itself is based on a series of novels by Tou Tow Ubukata; a manga was released at around the same time as the show, but is completely different, being described by Ubukata as "a humorous attempt at combining d'Eon de Beaumont, eighteenth century France, and a superhero story". story." While the anime is a serious historical drama with mystical elements, the manga is a {{Seinen}} action series similar to ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}''. Despite being a completely different animal, it's definitely worth a look.
15th Aug '15 11:52:40 PM Koveras
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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''RoseOfVersailles''

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''RoseOfVersailles''''Manga/RoseOfVersailles''
30th Jul '15 3:36:39 AM ignisfatuus
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** The thing about this show is that you're meant to take it seriously, but it does not take ''itself'' seriously. Which accounts for the immense historical inaccuracies.
*** Or rather, it takes itself seriously as an alternative history. It just doesn't seem like one at first.
3rd Jun '15 7:59:21 AM darkclaw
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* DraggedIntoDrag: While planning to attend Empress Elizabeta's masquerade ball, the four main characters find out that it is a crossdressing themed ball. This leads to D'eon dressing up as Lia, who is mostly okay with it, and Robin dressing up as a young girl as well. Robin is embarassed deeply and made fun of by Durand and Teillagory, who decide to not go to the ball and therefore don't dress up as women.
5th May '15 6:05:14 AM msq
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* DreamingOfThingsToCome: One of Robin's visions late in the series is of a tricolored rainbow [[spoiler:with the colors of the French Republic, foreshadowing his role in TheFrenchRevolution and the Terror to come after renaming himself Maximilian Robespierre.]]
26th Dec '14 4:39:10 PM Quag15
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* DownerEnding: Considering it takes place right before [[FrenchRevolution Maximilien Robespierre's Reign of Terror]], it was a ForegoneConclusion that it would end this way.

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* DownerEnding: Considering it takes place right before [[FrenchRevolution [[UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution Maximilien Robespierre's Reign of Terror]], it was a ForegoneConclusion that it would end this way.



** Though things ''do'' get bleaker and grimier towards the end. Especially considering that the story ultimately leads to the FrenchRevolution.

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** Though things ''do'' get bleaker and grimier towards the end. Especially considering that the story ultimately leads to the FrenchRevolution.UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution.
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