How to Train Your Dragon

MV5BMjA5NDQyMjc2NF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMjg5ODcyMw@@._V1_SX640_SY720_Hiccup (CV: Jay Baruchel) is the Viking chief of Berk, Stoick the Vast‘s (CV: Gerard Butler), son. However, he’s not what Stoick would had wanted in a son, because Hiccup is weak and never does anything right. Hiccup tries to be like the other Vikings though, but it leads to more damage than it helps anyone.

On night, when the village of Berk is being attacked by dragons, Hiccup see his chance to kill one of them and with a cannon he hits the Night Fury – a dragon no one knows anything about or even has seen. When Hiccup finds the injured dragon in the forest, he can’t kill the dragon and instead let’s it free. But when it can’t fly away by itself anymore, Hiccup befriends the dragon instead.

Okay, so let’s just say I’m breaking this Japanese centred streak with an animated film which isn’t Asian. “It’s not anime” you say? I would disagree, as it is indeed animated. It falls under the same category as everything else I’ve covered so far in the anime category.

I have a soft spot for films like this, with adventure that brings laughter at times and then have me on the verge of tears before the action-filled last part ending with a happy end. Yep, totally have a soft spot for them. But this one is good. Well, I guess there’s a reason for people to like it, but I really liked it. I was all exalted after I had seen it. It’s unusual for me.

So yes, I really like it.

I just don’t exactly know why. The Vikings? The dragons? The friendship between Toothless and Hiccup? I don’t know. But I did like it. Hopefully the sequel won’t screw that up. Don’t you dare screw this up. Don’t you dare…

The sequel will probably screw everything up.

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