Momoko is a beautiful young sword fighter who was born inside a peach (momo in Japanese). She lives with her constant companions—the dog god Inugami, the monkey god Sarugami, and the pheasant god Kijigami—in a peaceful paradise. However, a demon army led by devil king invades the paradise and steals the precious treasure that protects Momoko’s land. To retrieve the treasure and save the people, Momoko embarks on a great adventure with her three companions.
Don’t let the generic-looking description fool you though. Momo Kyun Sword isn’t simply about a girl’s adventures to save the world from demons by hunting down fragments of a peach, or just questing to fulfill some kind of objective that saves the world from an evil power because the fragments themselves have some kind of inexplicable and probably generic power. It’s worse than that.
1. Turning a traditional character into a large breasted female: Check.
2. Having the rest of the female characters be basically every cliche female ever: Check.
3. Squeezing in as many shots of breasts as possible: cHECKAROO THEY’RE THE MAIN CHARACTERS OF THE SHOW MAN
4. Every ecchi cliche ever
So what we have here is what appears to be a Mahou Shoujo-esque twist on a traditional male character, chockful of generic characters and as many possible ecchi cliches as possible in Medieval Japan, including the incredibly common and pretty much staple beach episode. You can probably guess my impression and rating for this show already.
Believe it or not, I liked this show. I really enjoyed watching it, even if the ecchi scenes were cringey at some points, the show itself was very over-the-top, and hilarious to watch. For instance in Episode 3…where they had to traverse the trap-laden forest…
…when all of them can fly….
This scene got me as well. Despite how many cliche scenes they could throw it, the show doesn’t fail to deliver some hilarious gems each episode. I really enjoyed watching the show for these moments, and the show surpassed my expectations in this regard. I was going to drop the show at episode 1, but these moments convinced me to continue giving the show a shot.
The characters were pretty generic, still, but I liked the chemistry between Momoko and Onihime, as rivals and on kind of a ‘friendly’ basis. It reminded me of Team Rocket in the sense that they were still the bad guys, but you couldn’t really bring yourself to hate them, you actually wanted to see more of them, even outside them doing their whole bad guy business. I liked watching Team Rocket’s shenanigans as a child, so I expect something similar for Onihime, given that her first encounter with Momoko goes like this:
All in all, despite what the show appears to be, it’s still pretty entertaining. I wouldn’t call the show ‘great’, or even ultimately ‘memorable’, but I strongly suggest you guys give it a shot. You know what they say: you never know what floats your boat. Or was the saying whatever floats your boat? Who knows. Who really cares. I’m starting to rush through this review because I need to report back to the army in like half an hours time
tl;dr watch the show it’s pretty fun ok bye