In Fena: Pirate Princess, in terms of the crew defending the white-haired maiden, essentially the most attention-grabbing characters so far aren’t even troopers.
WARNING: The next accommodates spoilers for Episodes 1-2 of Fena: Pirate Princess, now accessible on Crunchyroll and Grownup Swim.
In Fena: Pirate Princess, we’re shortly launched to the titular white-haired maiden who will get misplaced after an assault at sea separates her from her father. It seems she’s Fena, daughter of the elite often called Franz Houtman and a regal who’s been thought dead for decades. Fortunately she’s rescued from servitude within the first two episodes, however whereas we’re aware of a slew of warriors sworn to guard her, essentially the most attention-grabbing characters within the anime so far aren’t even troopers.
They’re none apart from Salman and Otto, buddies of Franz who’re loyal to the throne and have spent years attempting to find the princess. Within the premiere, we see them in a bar on a mysterious island the place Fena washed ashore after the assault on her boat, and it looks as if they will buy women at a brothel.
Nevertheless, they shortly break into the place, knocking out the employees who’d taken Fena to be deflowered by an boastful diplomat. She’s shocked and wonders if it is a ruse however shortly remembers their faces from her youth. What impresses her is their dedication in going undercover as they make it clear she’s like a daughter to them.
It will get much more comical once they flee, operating into bother on two events as a result of they cannot learn the escape route within the evening. That is proper, Salmon and Otto are blind as bats — even with mild round — in order that they stumble into their oppressors twice on the colonized base. Fortunately some mysterious masked troopers assist save them, with out the trio even realizing what is going on on.
It is actually hilarious and helps to steadiness Fena: Pirate Princess‘ bleak action-packed tone, as Fena is comforted realizing jokers like these are principally what’s left of her household. Once they ultimately bounce on a ship and ship off, they arrive throughout one other shady island in Episode 2, however this time, they sense it is full of allies. They find yourself assembly Sanada Yukihisa, who confirms he had operatives working within the shadows to assist them get Fena out, and he additionally owes a debt to her father.
Salmon and Otto bond with Yukihisa too, however below the layers of comedy all of them share, there’s actual PTSD. You possibly can inform this duo is aware of some secrets and techniques of what Franz needed for his daughter, and presumably why he was attacked and his crew slain. Fena reciprocates this care and warning, making it clear they’re going to sometime be rewarded for all they’ve carried out.
Sadly, they’re too outdated to make the journey as Fena makes use of clues her father left behind to discover a place known as Eden. However the best way Salmon and Otto are bawling their eyes out and hugging her, we will see them monitoring the ship down to hitch the mission in time. There’s a variety of historical past to mine in Fena: Pirate Princess and she or he undoubtedly desires them to inform her every part, which may finally maintain key intel not even they understand they’ve.
Fena: Pirate Princess airs Sundays on Grownup Swim and premieres the following day on Crunchyroll.
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