The Breaking Point in Regards to Controversial Content in Anime | 12 Days of Aniblogging (Day 3)

When is enough enough?

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Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou – Anime Series Review

Episodes: 6

Genre(s): Drama, Slice-of-life, Fantasy, Mahou shoujo

Aired: Oct 2017 – Nov 2017

Also known as: Yuki Yuna is a Hero: The Washio Sumi Chapter; WaSuYu; 結城友奈は勇者である -鷲尾須美の章-

Summary: Three elementary school students are to become heroes and protect Shinju-sama, the god tree that protects humanity, from the mysterious Vertex. These 6 episodes also serve as a prequel to Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru.

Review: Due to how it’s written, WaSuYu could possibly be watched before YuYuYu (which is the original series) and the viewer wouldn’t be missing all that  much, probably.

YuYuYu heavily really depends on the impact of certain plot twists and WaSuYu revisits such scenes. That means watching WaSuYu first would probably spoil the fun, as it were.

Look. I think you can either watch WaSuYu first or YuYuYu first. WaSuYu only hints at the developments and the reveals which gets fleshed out in YuYuYuYuYuYu also provides the backstory and history and explains whereas WaSuYu assmes you’ve already watched YuYuYu and skips such details. You do you and choose since both can work. Both are somewhat similar in themes, visuals, and narrative scope, however, so you should probably steer away from WaSuYu if you weren’t a fan of YuYuYu. With that being said, the presentation of WaSuYu is quite different, for better or for worst, which affects how the viewer perceives WaSuYu.

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Uneven Characterization, Quirks as the Only Means of Identification, and Aqours

In some ways, Love Live! Sunshine!! 2nd Season episode 8 rectified some of the series’ looming characterization issues. However, the episode has also slanted more towards other characterization mishaps which serves to partially undermine the aforementioned progress.

(Spoilers up ahead!)

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Responsibilities and Duties and a Place to Belong (As Seen in Konohana Kitan)

Amidst the yuri developments and the spooky otherworldly antics, Konohana Kitan has been candidly exploring what it means to be responsible and to fulfill expectations.

(Includes spoilers from episode 8)

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5 Events That Happen in Almost Every Summer Festival Episode

We all know about the infamous beach episode that tends to pop up in all sorts of anime series. But what about the summer festival episode?

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Creativity, Mimicry, and Individualism in URAHARA

URAHARA is the meta show Re:Creators wishes it could have been. The series has been getting better every week and is probably the underrated gem of the season.

Be wary of spoilers for URAHARA (up to episode 7)

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Fall 2017 | Midseason Musings

The last Midseason Musings for 2017 is here! If you’re looking for my thoughts on the seasonal shows I’m currently watching, then you, esteemed reader, has come to the right place!

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