Basically Senjuushi without the shitty plot twist and it actually has a plot.
The characters look nice, The animation looks meh, BETTER THAN SENJUUSHUI. And enjoyment is a 2/10. Its one of those animes when they air im like for fuck sake do i really have to watch this? Im not into dropping animes so i want to finish it. It seems like a shitty plot and it has the most cringe english name. Dont even look at the english name you’ll instantly regret even comming to this page.
All i can say is, Are you really bored and do you wanna fucking kill yourself? Go this. ( Or when this became a meme like SAO ofc )
A better effort than Senjuushi, just with subpar story plot, art and animation. That's all folks!
Or was it...?
In the times of recent, there is more anime popping up hoping to garner the niche female target audience, and yep, we all know how all these end up: un-original, un-inspiring and boring. And Yume Oukoku to Nemureru 100-nin no Ouji-sama (The Dream Kingdom and the 100 Sleeping Princes) is no different.
Welp, another reverse-harem isekai? No, not anymore, yadda yadda, so please stop!
Can you believe it? Senjuushi-esque formula with ACTUAL plot!
(Nah, just kidding, not a good one either.)
Just like Senjuushi, don't expect the number in the title to purposefully reflect itself in the anime as it has a lot of loopholes apart from the game source. Now I have never played the game, but after watching this adaptation, it's immediately apparent that the production staff didn't have a complete whack of ideas how to progress this, and just said: "Hey, let's dumb down the game representation to our kingdom Princess and the various male Princes and let them commune with one another! And while at it, let's have some dream-eater villains participate in what seems to be some nonsensical stuff!" And believe me, I was stoned from beginning to end, no feelings, no cheats.
Director Yukina Hiiro, coming from her hit series Hitorijime My Hero, most likely did not find anything to talk about the source material, but tried the best she could to accommodate, and the sorry ass effort of the production staff backfired much.
Let's just say that with the boring storyline comes equally boring MCs: namely the curious late-actress Princess of Traumere (it's so weird that she is not given a name, but then again it won't help either), and the 2 main princes (Avi and Kihel) who are like her personal bodyguards, travelling with her on the journey to rid of dream-eaters who are attacking the "many" Princes who have their dreams stolen. Other than that, the character designs are unappealing (female fans cry out loud?).
Art and animation:
I have never expected anything from Project No. 9, much alone their prowess in quality animation. The initial moment this anime appeared in the beginning with no studio representation (in MAL), I fully know the extent that this anime will fly under the radar and be unnoticeable for the future to come. The last time the studio was impressive (by that I mean the highest-registered MAL score) is on Ryuuou no Oshigoto this Winter and Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta? in 2016. That should tell you how much quality was sacrificed to input for good storytelling.
At least this series had the cheek to have a decent OST. Both the OP by Moumoon and the ED by Prince Avi and Kihel are pleasant indeed to listen to. But that's the only good thing to make this series stand out and be noteworthy. Other than that, there is nothing much to say about everything else.
I will say this much: Unless you are a female fan of such anime like this AND are invested in the game, check this out. To the many others, just let this glide through your list, forget all about it and go for others instead.