So I decided to make a discussion thread for this as well, seeing as I pick it up again from time to time. I have now seen the first 5 episodes and I have to say I am enjoying it. After the first two episodes, it actually starts to go into political history in Japan in the 1860's (although sometimes it crosses over with other periods as well). It can be a little childish at times, plus the English voice acting isn't that great. But, it's still worth watching. I also think the fight scenes could be a bit more detailed. (But, I understand that it is shonen, so they can't show too much detail, plus some characters don't seem to get killed in certain fights).