Final Thoughts: Romance of the Three Kingdoms

A little over a year ago, I introduced the unintentional hilarity that was Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a 1991 series notable for its remarkable cheesiness and incredibly poor subtitles. Now, the series is finally complete but the question remains- was it really worth sitting through?

The answer to that, quite simply, is no, but since ending the post here would render it pointless, I really should go into more detail. As mentioned in the first review, the main draw of this series is not the plot- even Three Kingdoms fanboys will find little to appreciate in this compressed and even more edited tale of Liu Bei and his Warriors of Justice- but the fact that the combination of story and grammatically questionable subtitles made the whole thing into a laugh riot. Continue reading “Final Thoughts: Romance of the Three Kingdoms”