I've seen all the episodes available (meaning up to ep. 9) and...well, the whole anime is a really weird mix between being a toned-down kids' show and being full of really geeky book details. For example, Fantine never turns to prostitution and there is this random kid called Alan thrown in to serve as a way of showing Madeleine's/Valjean's backstory, seeing as the series start from the point when Fantine leaves Cosette with the Thenardiers. On the other hand, you get scenes like one where you can clearly see Thenardier painting the sign for his inn - the sign says "Au Sargent de Waterloo" and depicts Thenardier dragging an obviously wounded man (Pontmercy Sr., one can only hope) over a battlefield. Then there's a very cool Sister Simplice and the cart scene and Fauchelevent get one heck of a good book!canon treatment.
Overall, not that bad. Though, true, some of the character designs are funny (Valjean's mustache gets me every time, har har).
I've got, er, caps, if anyone wants...
"In days gone by, I stole a loaf of bread in order to live; to-day, in order to live, I will not steal a name."