Animenewsnetwork - If someone had told me a month ago that Bladedance of Elementalers would end the season on a high note, I'd have laughed until I pulled a muscle. I also would've been wrong. In spite of its history of doing just the opposite, the series manages to provide a satisfying resolution to the rivalry between Ellis and Velsaria. It may leave plenty of loose ends unaddressed, but this is still one of the show's strongest efforts to date. Color me impressed.