OP: ã€Œç¥ˆã‚Š ~You Raise Me Up~ã€ (Inori ~You Raise Me Up~) by Lena Park
Episode 1 Scenes:
Romeo X Juliet is based off of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet play. I never actually got into Romeo and Juliet the actual play but the anime I am enjoying it a lot. Juliet who is a Capulet I believe, her family was killed in the beginning of episode 1 but she escapes with another friend of hers named Cordelia. 14 years later, Juliet now dresses in red and calls herself the Red Whirlwind. Of course, no one knows her true identity except Cordelia, she calls herself Odin when she is in public and dresses like a boy. Since the anime is by Gonzo I didn’t expect something great out of them but this one is actually really well done and its way better than the actual play.I’ve been wanting for a romance anime and I guess this is it. Most of the romance anime I have is comedy with a little romance mixed in which is good but I prefer a little bit more of a seriousness into the romance stuff. For those who haven’t watched this because when they hear Romeo and Juliet you think it be like the play and it be stupid. Thats what I thought at first too but then I tried the first episode and it was awesome. I suggest you download it now and watch the amazing anime of Romeo X Juliet.
Plot Summary: This is a story of a young and tragic love, set in the aerial city of Neo Verona. Tyranny rules this island in the sky after the Montague family took control 14 years prior. The disparity among the wealthy and poor is apparent in the present state, the earth dries and water stagnates. The sky itself is wrapped in a deep dense fog. Both Romeo and Juliet’s lineages are of present and past ruling families of Neo Verona. Romeo is the son of the current Montague dictator, Juliet (a beautiful woman) masquerades as a man (Odin), she’s the last descendent of Capulet the previous rulers who were killed by an assasin’s dagger 14 years ago. Her true background is not to be revealed to her until her 16th birthday while being raised by her sister. The cruel hands of fate introduces 2 people who will become “Star Crossed Lovers”.
The OP and ED are both great in this anime. The OP seems more fitting to this anime and its the Japanese version of You Raise Me Up by whoever the English version was by. As you can tell I don’t listen to English songs at all. ED is rock so I don’t know why they used this song for this anime but nevertheless the ED sounds awesome as well.