Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix (2012)

TV-14   |    |  Animation, Action, Adventure

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Follow Fairy Tail's dream team as they lend a helping hand to a girl with little memory and a grudge against wizards.




  • Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix (2012)
  • Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix (2012)
  • Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix (2012)
  • Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix (2012)
  • Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix (2012)
  • Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix (2012)

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8 August 2017 | Samiam3
The fans deserve better
Nastu Lucy and the gang assist a young Maiden (eclair) in her quest to find and protect a stone that has the power to awaken the destructive Phoenix. Meanwhile an ill minded young monarch of a nearby kingdom is also after the stone.

It's a generic story that happens to have the fairy tail cast in it. There is also a 12 min short film in the DVD package which acts as a prologue to Eclairs tale. These 'deleted scenes' have moments of insight and intimacy that do more for exlairs individuality than her entire screen time actual feature.

As is often the case with anime features The animation is more fluidity than the show. The biggest problem with the film is that it's rushed. The pace is frustrating several times. For example it ends on a strangely abrupt ill timed note, and then, like most franchise films, the end credits roll over a montage that would have made a far better ending as a whole scene

Even as fan service the film is lacking. There is nothing new in the way of comedy or action. It coughs up most of the greatest hits gags of the show (natsu's bottomless stomach, erzas soft spot for fashion), but the delivery has been better in the show.

Phoenix Priestess feels like a mail in. Low on imagination and vision, and relatively bland on eye candy, it adds nothing to the franchise except a new character who probably deserves a better script.

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18 August 2012



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